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  • Stanley Lewis Dishon sentenced to 20 years

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The parents of the murdered teenager were there for answers.
        Three of the victims of sexual abuse dating back to 1982 were also there on Thursday seeking answers.
        But at the end of the final sentencing hearing for Stanley Lewis Dishon, there were no answers on why the 56-year-old man could have committed such crimes.
        Special Circuit Judge Charles Simms III accepted the Alford pleas entered in January involving multiple allegations against Dishon.

  • I-65 ramp closure this weekend

      The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of a ramp closure this weekend to northbound Interstate 65 at Lebanon Junction in Bullitt County.  This ramp closure is part of a $20.7 million project for removal and replacement of various sections of concrete pavement across a 20-mile section of I-65.

  • KSP charges Louisville man for child porn

      LOUISVILLE - On March 24, 2015, at approximately 5:40 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post-4 Elizabethtown, arrested Jason Koerner, 35, for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • LJ works out way to secure new fire apparatus

     LEBANON JUNCTION -- Christmas came early for the Lebanon Junction Fire Department.

    At a recent special meeting, the city council voted 4-2 in support of giving the department 25 percent of a pending $43,000 loan from the Kentucky Fire Commission.

    Assistant fire chief Kendall Coleman told the council at the last meeting that the department needed a new firetruck to replace an 1993 model ambulance they had purchased 10 years ago that had gone bad.

  • The Eggs are falling, The Eggs are falling...

     A sold out crowd scrambled to the back of the Bullitt County Fairgrounds to watch an egg-citing display like no other.

    The third annual Helicopter Easter Egg Drop brought more than 1,000 visitors to the Fairgrounds to see thousands of plastic Easter eggs dropped from the sky.

    Once the helicopter is done dropping the eggs into the field, the kids are let loose to hunt them down. They later trade the eggs for Easter candy.

  • Residents to have place to get rid of junk

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While the dates are not confirmed, you can get your junk piled up and ready for proper disposal.
        Bullitt Fiscal Court agreed to once again host county cleanup days this spring.
        Larry Hatfield, director of the county's solid waste program, said his tentative dates were April 25 and May 9.
        The hours are typically 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. for Bullitt County residents only.

  • Robinson, Carver work to raise awareness, funding

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Some say running is a way of life.

    But for one pair of Bullitt County residents, it's a way to raise awareness.

    In April, Paige Robinson and Jeff Carver will participate in the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon. Robinson, a math teacher at Bullitt East High School, will run the marathon. Mount Washington resident Jeff Carver will bike the half marathon. They will raise money for the Frazier Rehab Institute Ironman Housing Fund.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning March 23, 2015

    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.

     

  • Let the Hunt Begin.. And get out of the way
  • UK students give county six paths to follow for greenways

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Seeking some suggestions on how Bullitt County might establish a formal trail program, a pair of volunteers found help from the University of Kentucky.
        Residents Bill Duffy and Steve Froelicher had expressed an interest and had developed a possible route to link the Floyds Fork area to Bernheim Forest.
        Last spring, Bullitt Fiscal Court approved an expenditure of $15,000 for Dr. Jayoung Koo, a professor of landscape design and architecture at UK, to help develop some possibilities.