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  • County to fund skate park in honor of fallen teen in MW

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A BMX/skate park to carry forward the dreams of a boy killed in a traffic accident got a major boost on Tuesday.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 9, 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.

  • Lane shifts on Northbound Interstate 65 in Bullitt County

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of lane shifts on northbound Interstate 65 in Bullitt County.

    Beginning Friday, June 6 at midnight, northbound traffic will be shifted to allow for work in the right and center lanes between mile points 106 and 112.

  • Eagles of North Bullitt claw way to state semi-finals

     LEXINGTON - With one mighty swing of the bat, the North Bullitt Eagles were back in the game.

  • CRUSADE WEEKEND

     This Saturday and Sunday are Crusade for Children days in Kentuckiana.

    Millions of dollars will be collected and turned in to help special needs youngsters in Kentucky and southern Indiana.

    Throughout the weekend, you will see firefighters from the local volunteer fire departments carrying boots and buckets asking for your change.

    Every dollar collected in Bullitt County will return to Bullitt County to help youngsters. Agencies such as the Bullitt County Public Schools and the YMCA are major benefactors.

  • Clifton Ratliff enjoys celebrating his 90 years of life

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - He’s had many reasons to celebrate over the years, which is one of the best reasons to celebrate now.

    Bullitt County native Clifton Ratliff will be honored with a community birthday party to commemorate the 90th year of his birth.

    Ratliff’s family is hosting the party at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre on Saturday, June 7. Everyone is invited to stop by and greet the family patriarch.

  • One dead, four injured in Ky. 313 head-on collision

     LEBANON JUNCTION – Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown is investigating a head-on collision that occurred at approximately 10:36 EST on Ky. 313 approximately 1 mile North of I-65.

    At approximately 10:05 EST KSP received a complaint from the 3000 block of Wooldridge Ferry Rd. of a possible active kidnapping. Troopers responded to the scene and spoke with a female who alleged that she and her three minor children were abducted at knife point earlier in the night.

  • Davidson UMC fire

     No one was injured in a fire Sunday morning in the Davidson Memorial United Methodist Church education building.

    The call was made to Shepherdsville Fire just before 9 a.m. before Sunday School was to start.

    The building suffered extensive damage.

    Shepherdsville was assisted by Zoneton Fire.

  • Ambulance involved in collision; no injuries

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - An accident on Highway 44 East Tuesday morning damaged a Bullitt County EMS ambulance.

    The accident occurred before 11 a.m. in front of the Schmid Funeral Home at the intersection of Boxwood Run.

    The ambulance was on an emergency run to a Mount Washington residence, traveling eastbound on 44.

    MWPD Ofc. Becky Troutman said a blue Chrysler Town & Country, also heading eastbound, turned left at Boxwood into the ambulance's direction.

  • Louisville teen earns Eagle Scout badge by helping local veteran site

     It was a rainy morning but that didn't damper the cleanup efforts of one Louisville Boy Scout.

    Fifteen-year old Sebastian Mortenson organized efforts for about 20 people to help him clean up grounds in Shepherdsville that will be the future home to the Active Heroes retreat center.

    An advocate for veterans, military and their families, the organization obtained a grant last July from Home Depot for $250,000.

    Once complete, the facility will include camp grounds as well as batting cages, a garden and classrooms.