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  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 14, 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

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • A day at the pool

    Photographer Mary Barczak spent some time at the Mount Washington public pool recently as temperatures soared into the 90s.

  • Man struck, killed while walking on train tracks

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man died after being struck by a train in Shepherdsville Wednesday afternoon.

    William Marshall McCubbins, 39, of Shepherdsville, was pronounced dead at the scene by Bullitt County coroner David Billings.

    According to Shepherdsville Police Sgt. Mike O'Donnell, McCubbins was apparently walking northbound on the CSX tracks when he was struck from behind by a northbound train.

  • Organizers pleased with first attempt at combined events

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The first year for the Bullitt Blast/Shepherdsville City Fair seems to have gone off with a boom.

  • Few file as non-partisan deadlines set for Aug. 12

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With just six weeks to go until the filing deadline, several non-partisan races are starting to see candidates announce their intentions.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 7, 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

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • Lebanon Junction adjusting to new supplier of water source

    LEBANON JUNCTION--The switch to Louisville Water may not have turned out to be as wonderful as Lebanon Junction originally imagined.

    At Tuesday night’s council meeting, the council examined two water bids to examine and computerize the city water system.

    City Clerk Susan Crady said pressure has gone down in some areas since the switch, but they do not know why.

    Council member Allie Phillips made a motion to accept the bid of $2,850 from Kentucky Engineering PLLC because it was the “cheapest.”

  • Tourist commission gets clean audit as new fiscal year gets under way

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--It was business as usual at the special meeting for Bullitt County/Shepherdsville Tourist & Convention Commission Tuesday.

    Tourism Director Tory Beam said he biggest change from last year’s budget was having to cut $30,000 from print ads since the state will not be providing as much aid anymore.

    Other notables included a decrease to miscellaneous travel expenses and $1,000 for a new computer. Total travel expenses are budgeted at $15,500 with $2,300 for conferences, seminars and training.

  • Firewall issue latest in unexpected twist in renovation of BCHS

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It's too late to turn back now but officials with the Bullitt County Public School Board are not happy with the latest discovery in the major renovations being completed at Bullitt Central High School.

  • HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Blast/Shepherdsville City Fair drew large crowds once again to see the Fourth of July fireworks display.

    Spectators could see the fireworks display throughout the city.

    As well as the big fireworks show, the park hosted four days of events.

    Continue to check the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net for more photos from the fireworks and from the entire fair.

    On Wednesday, the pageant pictures from the fair will begin. There will also be other pictures taken during the fair event.