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  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning January 12, 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.

    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.

  • Go Pack in Hillview may mean difference in life, death

    HILLVIEW -- Police officers are always subject to unforeseen situations.

  • Former teacher enters guilty plea

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A former substitute teacher at Bullitt Central High School could serve up to five years in prison.

  • KSP charges man with child pornography

     On January 7, 2015, at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 4-Elizabethtown units, arrested Gregory Witte, 54, for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Witte was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation online.

  • Crisis LIHEAP begins application process Jan. 12

     Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency, Inc.begins operating the “Crisis” portion of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on January 12, 2015. 

  • WIND CHILL ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING

     The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a wind chill advisory for Bullitt County until 10 a.m. Thursday morning.

    Arctic high pressure entered the area Wednesday afternoon, with some northern areas of the region reporting wind chills below zero.

    A low temperature of 1 is forecast this evening, with wind chills as low as 10 to 15 degrees below zero.

  • Community invited to comment on possible Fort Knox cuts

     ELIZABETHTOWN - Fort Knox and Department of the Army headquarters officials will hold a Community Listening Session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

    The event, open to the public, is an opportunity for area leaders and citizens to comment on factors they believe Army leadership should consider when making decisions about force reductions and restructuring that could affect the greater Fort Knox area.

  • Fire district cuts contract; chief withdraws resignation

     In a loud, boisterous meeting, the Southeast Bullitt Fire Department Board of Trustees severed its contract with the fire corporation.

  • WARM BULLITT COUNTY helps families

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The first annual Warm Bullitt County was a success in helping those less fortunate at Christmas.

    Organizer Caleanna Morley said 60 blankets were collected, along with gloves, hats and scarves.

    Donations were distributed to homeless families in the Bullitt County area, along with victims of house fires. Some of the items were also donated to Kosair Children’s Hospital and the Family Day Ministries Church in Shepherdsville.

  • Salt River regional work group to present plan at Jan. 12 hearing

     The Salt River Regional Wastewater Workgroup (SRRWW) will hold its final public hearing to discuss wastewater treatment alternatives being studied within the Salt River Basin Watershed.