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  • Sen. Paul looks for ways to help businesses be even more successful

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — He was in Bullitt County on Monday to look at an existing business and see how he could make it even better.

    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul spent time at Gordon Food Service on Monday.

    The way to deal with major national issues, such as health care, is to grow existing businesses and make it easier for new ones to start up.

    His mission on Monday was to see what makes Gordon Food Service so successful and discuss ways the government can make it easier to do business.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 18, 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.

  • Dishon story to air on A&E

     A second show this year will tell the story of Jessica Dishon’s tragic death in 1999.

    A&E network will show another perspective of Dishon’s death at the age of 17.

    After years of no answers in the murder, the victim’s uncle, Stanley, was finally targeted as her killer.

    He would enter a guilty plea on sexual abuse charges for his actions against other individuals. He would enter a manslaughter charge in Dishon’s death.

    He would be sentenced to 18 years on the various charges.

  • GOP wants investigation into dispatch

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — The Bullitt County Republican Party is asking for the resignation of the director of Central Dispatch or an internal review of the actions taken which lost access to NCIC information.

    After infractions by the Central Dispatch operations caused the Kentucky State Police to pull NCIC access to the county, Bullitt Fiscal Court turned over the operations to the sheriff’s office in April.

    The hope is that with the sheriff’s office in charge of the department, NCIC access will return in a more timely manner.

  • Rhodes has right moves to earn title

     BERNHEIM – In the past, Emma Rhodes has wowed audiences with her moves as a nationally acclaimed ballroom dancer.

    But on Monday, on the first night of the 2017 Bullitt County Fair, Rhodes found success on the runway, as she impressed the four judges to beat out 14 other contestants to be named Miss Bullitt County Fair.

    At the close of the two-hour competition under the pavilion, Rhodes was crowned the new queen by 2016 winner Erica Rhodes (no relation).

  • Last Call?... Future of arts council not scripted yet

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The show must go on…but it must have seven dedicated people.

    That’s how many members will be necessary to continue the Bullitt County Arts Council, or the organization will fold at the end of the year.

    The council officially voted to disband by 2018, with the stipulation added that BCAC will continue with enough people in place to properly manage the group.

    “We’re at a concerning level,” announced BCAC president Donna Burke.

  • LIONS SUPPORT

    The North Bullitt Lions Club presented a check for $644 to Girl Scout Troop 1040. Members Maddy Raney and Haley Jo Greenwell accepted the check after making a presentation on its effort to raise money for benches at the new city of Hillview splash park.

     

    The North Bullitt  Lions supported a bench so that parents can sit and watch their kids p lay in the water.

     

    The club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays at 200 Cathy Way in Hillview.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 11, 2017

     

    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.

     

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  • No panic as Mount Washington woman delivers own baby in car

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—How does a woman deliver her baby in the backseat of a moving car without her husband knowing? 

    Using hypnosis, of course.

    Mount Washington resident Christy High first taste of hypnosis came from a tour with a hypnotist after playing Cleopatra at Caesar’s. While on the tour, she learned how the craft was used for more than just party tricks.

  • Greenwell serves her community with installing food boxes in area

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - To serve God and my country, to help people at all times, and to live by the Girl Scout law… also, take what you need, and give what you can.

    Bethany Greenwell, representing Girl Scout Troop 152 in Shepherdsville, is completing her Gold Award project by helping to place three Shepherds Pantry boxes throughout the community.

    The boxes were first created by the Shepherdsville First Church of the Nazarene, allowing residents of many areas a place where they could donate food or collect food depending on their need.