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  • Lynn Martin joins CASA as volunteer coordinator

     The Bullitt County Court Appointed Special Advocates recently hired Lynn Martin as its part-time volunteer coordinator.

    He will be working to recruit, train and support volunteers to serve additional children who are in the court system as a result of abuse or neglect.

    As a father of two grown children and a long-time CASA volunteer, Lynn brings other especially relevant experiences to the job. 

  • 2014 City Fair will have more of a BLAST

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s going to be a blast. 

    The Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission has voted to partner with the Zoneton Trowel Club to combine the Shepherdsville City Fair and Bullitt Blast into one event this summer.

    Zoneton board member Tony Thompson said he thought the arrangement could benefit both parties and bring the community together for a three-day event at the Shepherdsville city park.

    “We can showcase the county and we can showcase the river,” he said.

  • Online hunter education registration goes statewide

     FRANKFORT – Online registration for Kentucky’s hunter education programs is now statewide.

    The new system, which was tested in various regions of the state last fall, will help speed up the delivery of hunter education cards to participants.

    “This is part of an overall effort by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources to improve services to the public,” said Jamie Cook, the agency’s mentor hunting coordinator. “Online registration makes the process much more efficient.”

  • SISTER ACT: Local girls get national attention for performance

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - What do you really see when you look into the mirror?

    Gracie Latkovski sees herself dancing ballet. Thanks to her sister, Quincy, so can everyone else.

    The sisters recently won at the JAMfest Super Nationals dance competition for their special performance, one that has gone worldwide through social media.

    The special dance shows a special bond between the sisters. It also shows that, despite Gracie’s physical condition, anyone can achieve anything if they believe it in their minds and hearts.

  • Hunt wants to eliminate waste, be a voice

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- If he was selecting a person to represent himself on Bullitt Fiscal Court, Bob Hunt would vote for someone with the ability to stand up for the people, be able to speak his mind and be able to work with others. 

  • Farmer's Market in Mount Washington earned state recognition for its events

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Even though the growing season’s over, the Mount Washington Farmer’s Market is still continuing to reap benefits.

    Last month they were awarded runner up in the small category for the best farmer’s market in the state by the Kentucky Farmer’s Market Association.

    “I think it’s been an asset to our downtown district,” said Lori Puchino, market manager and director of the Main Street program.

     “I’m happy we were able to fill a need it seems the community had,” she said.

  • Work begins this week on Armstrong Lane project

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently awarded a contract for an intersection improvement project on KY 44 in Bullitt County at the intersection with Armstrong Lane and Fisher Lane.

  • YMCA annual campaign underway

     SHEPHERDSVILLE– The Bullitt County Family YMCA has launched its annual campaign to ensure that everyone in the Bullitt County area has access to vital community programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

     

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning March 10, 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 

  • MW will not hike insurance take

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- County officials can breathe a sigh of relief.