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  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning March 24, 2014

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory

    nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • County funds to ensure drug testing, dog will continue

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Through her experience serving as county attorney, Monica Robinson understands that there is a problem with juveniles using drugs.

  • KIDS COUNT...Education key to health

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - When Dr. Swannie Jett arrived at the Bullitt County Public Health Department, his mission was to become more involved in the community.

    A key part of that was to educate the public on health issues. And to alert the public that the health department was more than a place for those needing to get a shot.

    That mission is probably a big part of Bullitt County’s high marks in the 2013 Kentucky KIDS COUNT survey.

    In the area of health, Bullitt County ranked 12th out of 120 counties.

  • Quick work saves life of woman at overpass

     HILLVIEW - Would she have jumped? Or would she not?

    For a pair of individuals on Sunday morning, there was no time to consider the options.

    Due to an observant citizen and a quick acting police officer, what could have been a tragic situation was averted early Sunday morning.

    According to Hillview police chief Glenn Caple, police officer Kyle McAllister got a call from a resident in the community around 2 a.m. on Sunday.

  • County supports program to find summer jobs for Bullitt youth

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--There’s promising news for Bullitt County youth this summer.  At Tuesday’s meeting Bullitt Fiscal Court voted to give the Kentucky Youth Career Center $50,000 to hire a full-time coordinator for the Kentuckiana Works SummerWorks program for one year.

    The coordinator will report to the Program Manager Jennifer Welch, and focus on connecting Bullitt County youth to summer employers.

    “Our students need this now,” said one of KW’s Bullitt County representatives Lou Ann Moore.

  • Seay doesn't like what he sees and will make run for county clerk's seat

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- In deciding that he would make his first political run this year, Rick Seay began to do some research.

  • Rasner to seek county judge seat as independent candidate

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Depp Rasner still has a passion to help the community and to lead the county.

  • Man dies after car strikes bus

     BELMONT -- A Louisville man died when he collided with a Bullitt County school bus.

  • Shepherdsville may slow down process of action to allow study

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville City Council heard a first reading of a new ordinance pertaining to ordinance procedure.

    Ironically, they also heard discussion involving a new firetruck, a discussion that the new ordinance could've put on hold until a following meeting.

    City attorney Joe Wantland presented the new ordinance, which included deadlines for when upcoming agendas would be prepared and distributed prior to a meeting.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning March 17, 2014

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

    Jefferson County:

    Westbound Interstate 64: Shoulder closures and delays possible just west of Hurstbourne Parkway between mile