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  • Bid to relocate Bowman Valley closer

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the past three years, Tammy Ott and a small group of volunteers have been trying to do the “right thing.”

    The mission has been to relocate and preserve the Bowman Valley School House.

    Since 1916, the two-room schoolhouse educated African-American students until its closure in 1957 after the end of segregation.

    The dream is to have the last remaining known schoolhouse for African Americans to be relocated next to the Woodsdale one-room schoolhouse on Highway 44, next to the Bullitt County Board of Education.

  • Lane closures on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County the week of March 25

    Lane closures on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County the week of March 25

     

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that work will begin next week for pavement improvements on I-65 in Bullitt County.  The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently awarded a contract for the removal and replacement of various sections of concrete pavement across a 20-mile section of the interstate. 

     

  • Two indicted for attempted murder in separate cases

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A woman allegedly took a handgun from her sister's purse and fired a shot in her direction.

  • Williams wants to make sure constable continues projects

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There are some people in the community who are afraid that when current constable Charlie Wright leaves office, the roadside cleanup program through the detention center might suffer.

  • Sullivan to use experience in race for 2nd District constable

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The role of constable carries a lot of powers.

  • Vormbrock credits team for winning award

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Bill Vormbrock knows the meaning of teamwork. In fact, he says, it’s what helped him to achieve a recent award as the 2013 Kroger Store Manager of the Year for district 2, which encompasses 21 stores.

    “(The award) should really say “Store of the Year” because I won it because of my associates,” said Vrombrock, who manages the Shepherdsville Kroger.

  • Everything not smelling sweet quite yet for MW sewer customers

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--The battle of the stink continues in Mount Washington. At Monday’s city council meeting, a lengthy discussion was had about possible solutions for the sewage stench.

    Fortunately, Mayor Joetta Calhoun said the cold winter we’ve had has helped with the smell for now. But as warmer temperatures begin, they have to start exploring more solutions.

    She other city officials have been meeting with Webster Environmental and Odor Control Engineering from Louisville and Aqua Utility Services LLC from New Albany, Ind.

  • Shepherdsville looks at request to take over care of Saltwell Drive

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Saltwell Drive has long been a location of potholes, cracks and other issues.

    Although the roadway has received much-needed improvements, the area is still bumpy for some nearby residents.

    Local attorney Tom Givhan owns the Reserves of Thomas Glen apartment complex located off of Saltwell. He announced to the Shepherdsville City Council that Saltwell was now under Housing and Urban Development compliance.

    Givhan inquired about the city accepting the roadway now that its improvement demands have been met.

  • Lawson believes his ability to work on solutions key as magistrate

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- For the past 30 years, Gary Lawson has been in the tire and automotive business.

  • 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.