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  • Police searching for suspects in attempted murder

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Police are searching for two suspects involved in an attempted murder late Tuesday afternoon.

    Bullitt County Sheriff's, with assistance from Shepherdsville Police, are seeking two individuals involved in the shooting of a Pizza Hut delivery driver in the Kings Forest subdivision around 5:30 p.m..

    According to Sheriff's public information officer Mike Murdoch, the delivery driver was approached by another vehicle at the intersection of Kings Lake Drive and Pitts Point Road.

  • One injured in N. Buckman accident

     A driver was transported to the hospital with minor injuries following an accident along N. Buckman St. Wednesday afternoon.

    Shepherdsville Police responded to the scene at the 400 block of N. Buckman around 1:30 p.m.

    SPD Ofc. Tim Wade said a resident was pulling backwards out of his driveway into traffic. His Chevy Dually truck collided with a Honda Pilot headed northbound.

    The Pilot swerved off the roadway and into a chain-link fence, suffering substantial front right damage. The Dually experienced rear left-side damage.

  • Gathering Thursday offers chance to unite

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - There have been moments where the community appears to be divided.

    Whether it’s during election time, or if it’s involving business such as the Southeast Bullitt Fire Department and Board of Trustees, or whether it’s just disagreements at city council meetings.

    Randy Pace has noticed it. As pastor of the Family Worship Center, as a Christian, and as a Bullitt Countian, it’s a heavy burden.

  • A Final Tribute to Les Bandy

     It was time Monday to say the final goodbyes to Les Bandy, deputy director of Bullitt County Emergency Management Agency. He died on Thursday evening in a single vehicle accident off Highway 44 West.

    Thousands of emergency responders from Bullitt County and throughout the state of Kentucky came to express gratitude for Bandy’s 35-plus years of service to the community.

  • Accidents common as major portion of Preston opens to traffic; various factors listed as causes

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Bullitt County residents couldn’t hardly wait any longer for the new stretch of Highway 61 to open.

    And now that it has, drivers can’t seem to wait for the traffic lights.

    The Pioneer Village City Council discussed concerns relating to the number of accidents that have taken place at the new intersection of Highway 61 and John Harper Highway in the short amount of time the roadway has been open.

  • Butler hopes he has opportunity; already making positive moves

    CLERMONT -- The advice from some of his friends has been to run.

  • Fox Chase opens year on fast track

    FOX CHASE - The first meeting of the year for the Fox Chase City Council involved little business, but addressed an issue of concern for its residents: speeders.

    Mayor Owen Taylor informed the council that constable James Scrogham has offered his services to patrol Fox Chase streets. Scrogham was scheduled to speak with the council but was absent due to a family emergency.

    Taylor said the biggest issue with allowing Scrogham to patrol was the lack of an available radar gun. He mentioned purchasing one would cost anywhere from $100-$500.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning February 9, 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.

  • I-65 pavement repairs in Jefferson County scheduled Feb. 10-12

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of lane closures this week on southbound Interstate 65 in Jefferson County.

    These lane closures are necessary for repair of a damaged section of concrete pavement between Interstate 265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) and the Bullitt/Jefferson County line, mile points 125.1 to 123.1.

  • Bullitt ranks in top 10 for teachers salaries

    New data based on 2014-15 salary scales reveal Bullitt County Public School teachers rank 8th highest in pay out of 174 districts in Kentucky

    Superintendent Keith Davis said such compensation is one of many reasons educators should seek employment in Bullitt County Schools.

    “Our district clearly honors the work of our teachers and pays them at a comparatively high level,” he said noting the chart depicting the state’s top 30 districts (below).