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  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 27, 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.

  • Drivers BEWARE: Trick-or-Treaters may be nearby

     Local drivers beware! Ghosts and goblins may invade your driving space in search of their favorite treat and to play a trick or two. AAA reminds drivers to adjust their driving to accommodate these “spooktacular” creatures.

  • Sweet potatoes make for large harvest

     LEBANON JUNCTION - A woman living on the old family farm found an heirloom no one had ever seen there before.

    Wanda Crump grew an Early Triumph white heirloom sweet potato in her garden that weighed 9.25 pounds.

    “I think it looks like a funky pumpkin,” she said.

    Three more of the potatoes weighed in at a combined 7.75 pounds.

    Crump found the Early Triumph potatoes through a friend, Judy Johnson. According to Crump, Johnson’s mother, Nevil, grew the potatoes at her home in Pike County.

  • MW AARP to host Veterans Day celebration event

     The Mount Washington AARP Chapter 4613 will host a Veterans Day Fund-raiser on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    This “red carpet” evening will begin with a Veterans Day tribute at 6 p.m. with the National Anthem. After dinner, the evening will continue with John Wigginton and Allen Peavler providing musical entertainment and live and silent auctions.

  • Forum provides differing views on issues

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Many came sporting the shirts of their favorite candidates.

    Others just came to listen to the views of those running for local office.

    About 150 people attended the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce’s Meet the Candidates night inside the new Bullitt Central High cafeteria.

    Each of the candidates were presented with a number of questions in advance. However, none knew the two which would be selected.

    County Judge/Executive

  • Brides can be part of unique day of fun

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Hold on to your veils ladies, bridal show has just gone to a whole new level.

    Want in on the fun?

    The Paroquet Springs Conference Centre will be hosting a Bridal Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, Nov. 1, at 1 p.m.

    The event will begin at Especially You Events at 226 Old Preston Highway. 

    Brides will be given their first clue and then will visit about 12 other locations in Bullitt County to receive stamps, said Conference Centre executive director Vicki Downing. 

  • Ramp closure from KY 245 to I-65 North October 24-27

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the entrance ramp from KY 245 to northbound Interstate 65 will be closed this weekend for concrete pavement repairs. This ramp is scheduled for closure from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, October 24 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, October 27.

    Motorists should follow the signed detour via westbound KY 245 to northbound KY 61 to eastbound KY 480. They can access northbound I-65 at Shepherdsville.

  • Program encourages kids to speak up when there are acts of violence

     HEBRON ESTATES - In an attempt to get at the root causes of domestic violence, it's never too early to learn.

    Some children may experience domestic violence through parents or even from bullies their own age.

    Representatives from The Center for Women and Families teamed with Hebron Middle School to offer a program, "Step In and Speak Up," discussing tell-tale signs and prevention methods.

  • Masden, Shumaker battle for mayor's seat in Lebanon Jct.

    LEBANON JUNCTION -- There will be a new leader of city government in January.

  • State candidates talk about issues at forum

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There was some humor. There was a little bit of jabbing. But, for the most part, the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce's Meet Your Candidates forum on Thursday went off without any major incidents.