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  • Harlan Co. man charged with child sex offenses

     HARLAN On May 23, 2017, at approximately 1:09 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Clayton E. Lee, 60, on charges related to possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Lee was arrested as the result of an Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after Post 10-Harlan investigators received information regarding child sexual exploitation images being located on Lee’s computer.

  • Council overrides P&Z; denies zoning

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— After a failed attempt to please all parties, the rezoning request of a longtime Mount Washington business was denied.

    The property, owned by Virginia McAllister, is located just north of 1475 North Bardstown Road.

    McAllister has lived on the property for over 60 years. Her grandson, Chris Lyle, has operated a body shop business on the land for several years, focusing on custom and general mechanic work.

  • Lions Club Goes Out With a Roar

    SHEPHERDSVILLE- One final, glorious roar was heard.

    A full room gathered to reminisce and celebrate the past success of the Shepherdsville Lions Club, which will officially disband as of June 29.

    A final official meeting took place to properly close out club business, with past members present and many being recognized for their years of devotion and service.

  • Construction to begin on Beech Grove Road Bypass

    LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently awarded a contract for construction of the Beech Grove Road Bypass in Bullitt County. The project will utilize the existing Old Ford Road and extend it approximately 0.3 miles to KY 61 (see map below).

  • RELAY FOR LIFE on Friday night: Name of game will be to raise lots of money

     HEBRON ESTATES - That’s life!

    A new track surface at North Bullitt High School caused a change in plans for the 2017 Relay for Life. However, the committee has taken a risk and developed a stratego that should turn all the balderdash into an act of perfection that becomes a true pay day for the American Cancer Society.

  • Little rain nothing when compared to winning your battle against cancer

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — After battling cancer, a little rain wasn’t going to dampen the spirits of the breast and ovarian cancer survivors walking in the 2017 Oaks Day Survivor’s Parade.

    Mount Washington resident Gail Williams was nominated to walk by her friend, co-worker and fellow breast cancer survivor Teresa Flynn.

    “I just felt very honored, first to be nominated then to be able to participate,” Williams said.

  • Jewish South part of group to be sold by parent firm

     HILL VIEW — If the city of Hillview hopes to have a hospital built in its community, it will not be owned and operated by KentuckyOne Health.

    The health system announced on Friday that it would be placing its Louisville area facilities, including Jewish Hospital Medical Center South in Hillview, up for sale.

    According to a release, KentuckyOne Health will focus its operations on a smaller footprint centered in Central and Eastern Kentucky.

  • Motorcyclist killed in wreck in Pioneer Village

     PIONEER VILLAGE -- A motorcyclist trying to turn into a northern Bullitt County subdivision was struck and killed Saturday evening.

    According to Kentucky State Police spokesman Jeff Gregory, Aaron Jennette was stopped on westbound John Harper Highway around 11:15 p.m. on Saturday.

    Jennette, 32, was attempting to make a left-hand turn into Running Creek Drive, which is just east of Blue Lick Road.

  • Sheriff’s narcotics unit seizes over 220 pounds of pot; 7 may be indicted

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- On Monday, the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office narcotics unit conducted a multi-agency investigation that could lead to indictments on at least seven individuals.

    Lt. Col. Mike Halbleib said his agency worked with the Nebraska State Patrol and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Detectives seized approximately 222 pounds of marijuana, four vehicles, 12 vials of HGH, 127 HGH pills, a gun and over $57,700 in cash.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning May 14, 2017

     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.