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  • Guilty plea accepted in circuit court

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Father normally knows best.

  • 911 Dispatchers spread holiday help in Hillview

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - In what has become an annual event, the Bullitt County 911 Center has again dispatched some extra Christmas cheer.

    The center's employees donated $426 to the city of Hillview toward their annual Operation Santa program/

    This is the fourth year for the donation, according to deputy director Carla Johnson.

    The money is collected from dress-down days at the center. For $1 an employee can wear clothing of their favorite sports team.

  • Shepherdsville closes out some on-going sewer work; sets rules on newest lines

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The future potential growth of Shepherdsville's south end is one step closer to a solid liquid foundation.

    The city council will hear the second reading of an ordinance allowing the city to impose tap-on fees and implement services on the South Bullitt Interceptor Line.

    The ordinance would legally complete an agreement from 2009 between the city and Salt River Investments, Inc., for the line originally placed to serve Beam, Inc.

  • Man reported missing, found in his garage Tuesday afternoon

    CLERMONT --  A man reported missing by the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office several weeks ago was found dead Tuesday evening.

    Sheriffs units responded to Scott Newton's residence on Fountain Street  off Tanglewood Lane Tuesday evening.

    Capt. Mike Murdoch, public information officer with the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office,  confirmed that Scott Newton, 40, was discovered inside the garage of his residence.

    The Sheriff's Office received a call Tuesday evening before 5 p.m. that Newton was found at the residence.

  • Trial delayed against man who allegedly made threat

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man who allegedly called in a bomb threat will now wait until the beginning of next year to go to trial.

  • Appeals court rock solid behind Hillview rezoning

    HILLVIEW -- The rezoning of over 300 acres to an Earth Products classification has met the muster of the state Court of Appeals.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning December 15, 2014

     ROADSHOW for the week beginning December 15, 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

  • Simple project crosses way into full-time hobby for pair

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--What started out as a simple favor has now became a eye-opening experience for Royce “Shorty” and Ethel Armstrong.

    Last year, Brother Billy (pastor at First Baptist Church Mount Washington) asked Shorty if he could make about 1,000 crosses to hand out on Easter Sunday.

    “He wanted everyone in the church to get one,” Shorty said.

  • Agencies combine on Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

     LOUISVILLE - If you drink and drive in Jefferson County and surrounding counties - beware.

    State and local law enforcement is cracking down on drunken driving this holiday season as part of the nationwide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.

    While law enforcement will cite drivers for any moving traffic violation, there is typically an increase of drunken drivers on the roadways due to holiday parties and festivities.

  • Police warn you to take holiday safety precautions

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Beware of your surroundings this holiday.

    Mount Washington Police Chief Roy Daugherty said the number of thefts and burglaries tend to increase during the holiday season.

    He gave some tips to help keep yourselves and valuables safe this Christmas:

    -Always lock your car door

    -Make sure not leave presents in plain sight in windows whether it’s at your house in the car

    -Beware of leaving your present boxes in the trash for days. Thieves may root through it to see what new gadgets you got this year.