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  • 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.

  • Dickson believes past work as police officer will help as constable

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Donnie Dickson has worked as a police officer.

  • Bullitt County Teacher of the Year: Elementary

    LEBANON JUNCTION--Teaching wasn’t always Mike DiEnno’s first choice but it has been for the last 14 years now.

    He was recently chosen as the Elementary School Teacher of the Year.

    “I was very honored to hear that I was chosen,” said the Clermont resident. “I feel like in my life in recent years God has blessed me very much and this award I see as no exception.”

  • City files suit over coverage for fire truck

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The delay in repairing a firetruck led to the City of Shepherdsville filing a lawsuit.

    City attorney Joe Wantland informed the city council that a suit was filed against Ryder Trucking, its driver and its insurance company if regards to an accident on Interstate 65 that damaged a Shepherdsville Fire truck.

    SFD chief Layne Troutman previously reported that the damaged Seagrave truck was transported to a garage in Wisconsin for necessary repairs.

  • DAYLIGHT SAVINGS: Spring forward one hour

     This weekend is Daylight Savings Time, meaning the clocks will jump ahead one hour.

    The official change takes place at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Mar. 9, which will become 3 a.m.

    The Kentucky State Fire Marshal is reminding Kentuckians to change the batteries in each of your home’s smoke alarms when you spring your clocks forward this weekend to daylight saving time.

  • KIDS COUNT: County improves on child’s health

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In determining the county’s health in terms of family and community, the 2013 Kentucky KIDS COUNT survey looks at four diverse areas.

    And, when those numbers are tallied, Bullitt County was 13th out of 120 counties in the state.

    One of the areas probed was the percentage of births to mothers who did not have a high school degree from 2009-11.

    In Bullitt County, it was determined that 12.3 percent of the births during that span was to mothers who had not earned their high school degrees.