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  • Louisville man died in Monday accident on Hwy. 245

     CLERMONT - A Louisville man died on Monday when his VW Jetta traveling toward Bardstown on Highway 245 was struck by an oncoming vehicle.

    Aaron D. Miles, 25, of Louisville, was pronounced dead at the scene.

    A woman, approximately 40 years of age, was ejected from her vehicle and taken to University of Louisville Hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office.

    The accident happened around 8 a.m.

  • Paroled felon facing new charges after raid by local police officers

     BROOKS -- A man already a federal parolee who is facing additional charges has been arrested once again.

  • Mount Washington may take rest of premium tax

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Bullitt County Fiscal Court might be very close to not receiving any insurance premium tax money from any county cities.

    At a recent meeting of the Mount Washington city council, new Mayor Barry Armstrong asked the council if they wanted to continue to contribute 1 percent of their total revenues from the insurance premium tax to fiscal court.

    “I just want to make sure we are being fait to the residents of Mount Washington by letting them have a part of the revenue,” he said.

  • Mike Keffer new police chief in LJ

    LEBANON JUNCTION--With the new year, the city of Lebanon Junction will also be starting under new leadership at the police department.

  • After 15 years, Jessica's uncle admits role in her 1999 death

    BARDSTOWN -- It was on a Friday morning on Sept. 10, 1999, that Jessica Dishon would be seen for the final time.

  • Valentine Gala tickets on sale; basket tickets available

     The American Red Cross in Bullitt and Spencer counties will host their annual Valentine Gala on Saturday, Feb. 14.

    The 17th annual event at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre will include music by Wulfe Pack.

    Tickets are $55 per person or $110 per couple. A table of eight is available for $440.

    Cocktails begin at 7 p.m. with dinner at 8 p.m. featuring music by Hans Sander.

    The dance runs from 9 p.m. until midnight. The Wulfe Pack will perform.

    Tickets may be purchased by calling 955-6259.

  • Troops will remember Leslie for years thanks to her donation

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Vina Leslie gave her all to make the world a better place for wounded veterans.

    She gave until she couldn’t give anymore. And then from there she gave again.

    The Shepherdsville resident passed away in August 2013. In her will, she left a bulk of her estate to the Homes for Our Troops (HFOT) program, a total of $111,989.

  • Valid sewer surcharge request has not been submitted

    HUNTERS HOLLOW -- While the possibility still exists for a surcharge request for the 696 residential and commercial customers of the Hunters Hollow sewage treatment system, nothing official has been filed in Frankfort.

  • Responses, reaction swift to audit

    CLERMONT -- Even before the audit of the Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District was released, board of trustees were already at work solving some of the ills exposed upon the examination.

  • Motorists getting taste of new Highway 61

     HILLVIEW--Motorists traveling Highway 61 north of Shepherdsville have undoubtedly noticed a change.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of a traffic switch coming on Preston Highway (KY 61) in Bullitt County.

    Southbound traffic will be moved to the new alignment on Friday, January 16.  The traffic switch will begin at John Harper Highway (KY 1526) and extend to the end of the project near Hillbrook Drive (see map).