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  • Car fire stalls traffic at N.Buckman, Shepherd Pkwy.

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A smoking vehicle disrupted Friday afternoon traffic in Shepherdsville.

  • KY 61 reduced to one lane for bridge deck repairs

     A section of KY 61 in Bullitt County will be reduced to one lane tonight for bridge deck repairs. The closure is from 6 p.m. to midnight EDT.

    Crews will reduce the northbound lane of traffic on the CSX railroad overpass at the intersection of KY 61 (Old Preston Highway) and KY 1020 (Coral Ridge Road).

    Motorists are advised to use caution during the repair period and be aware of signage, road crews and other drivers. Flaggers will be onsite to direct traffic.

  • Glendale firefighter killed on I-65

     GLENDALE - The Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown responded to a fatality accident this morning on Southbound I-65 at the 87 mile marker.

    The Glendale Volunteer Fire Dept responded to a vehicle fire at the same location at approximately 2:54 A.M. EST involving a van that was fully engulfed on the right shoulder of the Interstate.

    At approximately 3:28 A.M. EST KSP Post 4 received a call of an accident involving a tractor trailer and a fire truck.

  • State to help you find your lost treasures this Friday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Think you might have some cash or property that you might have lost track of over the years?

    Maybe those coins which were left in a safety security box at a bank?

    Or maybe a refund from a utility company?

    Or could you have left an urn with a family member’s remains in the bank security box for safe keeping?

    Well, the stories are many and the possibilities are unimaginable.

  • Former principal to run for position on county school board

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - If the filing deadline was on Tuesday morning, several local races would be vacant on the November general election ballot.

    With less than a week to go until the Tuesday, Aug. 12, filing deadline, several local races were not filled.

    One race which had its first candidate to file came in the contest for School Board in District 3.

    Debby Atherton, a long-time educator who most recently retired as principal of Bullitt East High, filed for the seat currently held by Tim Wiseheart.

  • Grimes said faces must change to get rid of gridlock in Washington

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Tom Greenwell warmed up the crowd assembled Wednesday morning in the Bullitt County Courthouse.

  • Contract bus service may be utilized due to shortage

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When classes resume for the new year on Wednesday, there might be some buses carrying students that are not property of the Bullitt County Public School System.

  • County will receive more weather sirens

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Thanks to past weather-related events, Bullitt Countians will soon be protected by nine additional outdoor weather warning sirens.

  • Monitoring execution of programs key

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Even as he enters his eighth year as superintendent of the Bullitt County Public School System, Keith Davis still has that eager nervousness that comes with the opening day.

  • Ramp closure on Interstate 65 South in Bullitt County August 8-11

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the entrance ramp from KY 245 to southbound Interstate 65 will be closed next weekend for concrete pavement repairs.

    This ramp is scheduled for closure from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, August 8 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, August 11.

    Motorists should follow the signed detour via westbound KY 245 to southbound KY 61.  They can access southbound I-65 at Lebanon Junction.