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  • Woman charged with exploitation

    HILLVIEW - A 21-year-old Hillview woman has been arrested and charged with taking money from an elderly man.

    Ironically, she was caught by local police agencies after she committed robbery of a Meijer's store on Preston Highway and assaulted a security guard.

    Jessica M. Powell is currently in Louisville Metro Corrections on charges related to the Monday night robbery.

    Det. Scotty McGaha said police were alerted to the robbery and Hillview police officers pursued Powell and two male adults. They were captured on Carter Avenue and Blue Lick Road.

  • Rumors done; Kroger to be in Mt. Washington

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — After almost two years of planning, negotiations and rumors, the news is finally official: The Kroger Company is planning to locate a grocery store and fuel station in Mount Washington.

    The Kroger is planned as part of a larger retail development known as the Mount Washington Commons located off Highway 31 E near the intersection of Eastbrooke Parkway and High Point Court, according to a public notice of intent submitted by Nicklies Development of Louisville.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK - Week of October 26

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of October 26:

    Jefferson County:

  • Tickets still available for annual Arts Council gala

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There are some new and mysterious twists planned for the fourth-annual Bullitt County Arts Council Gala this Saturday.

    The event will this year feature a "you solve it" murder mystery dinner. The mini murder mystery parody entitled, "The Art of Murder" was written by local playwright and arts council member Bill Breuer.

    "(The arts council) wanted a little something extra," Breuer said of the event.

  • Pair caught after robbery spree

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A robbery spree starting in Bullitt County on Thursday night ended several hours later in Jefferson County.

    Two individuals have been arrested and will face charges in both counties.

    According to Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department, the first robbery attempt was at the Red, White and Blue convenience store on Joy Drive, next to the old Bullitt Bowl.

    McGaha said Desiree Jackson, 25, and Brenton Wayne Dodson, 28, allegedly went to that store around 11:40 p.m. on Thursday but could not get into the business.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR - October 2008

    Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events: October 2008

    Mount Washington Elementary Grandparents Lunch week

    Old Mill Book Fair

     

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    COMMUNITY PARTNERS FOR READING ORIENTATION at Central Office, 1 p.m. (must register before attending)

  • Man with 3 mobile meth labs caught

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -A man allegedly driving around town with three mobile meth labs in his vehicle was caught by police Monday evening.

    Jonathan Knauer of Lebanon Junction was arrested by the Shepherdsville Police and the Bullitt County Drug Task Force.

    According to Kenny Hardin, director of the Bullitt County Drug Task Force, said that about 6 p.m. on Monday the Shepherdsville police stopped Knauer.

    Upon making the stop, police noticed an active methamphetamine lab in a one-gallon jug on the floorboard of the vehicle.

  • Trick-or-treat on Friday; Time change Sunday

    All Bullitt County areas will celebrate Halloween trick-or-treating on Friday, Oct. 31.

    There are no officially set times to trick-or-treat. A general rule of thumb is to participate between approximately 6-9 p.m.

    Anyone wishing not to participate should keep porch lights off and houses dark at the above times.

    Halloween trick-or-treat safety tips can be found here.

  • Shepherdsville police to increase Halloween patrols

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Shepherdsville Police will again increase patrols on Halloween night.

    Extra officers will be out on bicycles and in patrol cars to make the streets safer for Trick or Treaters according to Shepherdsville Police Chief Doug Puckett.

    “We will have additional officers out from 6:00PM to 9:00 PM. Children and their parents should take advantage of this time to Trick or Treat safely” said Colonel Puckett.

    Both adults and youth should abide by the following safety tips from EDUGuide.org:

    Before the Big Night

  • Two arrested for robbery spree that started in Bullitt

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A robbery spree starting in Bullitt County on Thursday night ended several hours later in Jefferson County.

    Two individuals have been arrested and will face charges in both counties.

    According to Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department, the first robbery attempt was at the Red, White and Blue convenience store on Joy Drive, next to the old Bullitt Bowl.

    McGaha said Desiree Jackson, 25, and Brenton Wayne Dodson, 28, allegedly went to that store around 11:40 p.m. on Thursday but could not get into the business.