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  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 1, 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.

  • Man facing charges in murder of lady in 2014

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A Louisville man has been charged with the murder that occurred over a year ago.

  • Multi-truck accident closes 65 southbound at LJ

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Four tractor-trailers were involved in an accident along Interstate 65 Thursday afternoon.

    Lebanon Junction Police and Fire units responded to the scene, reported in the southbound lanes near mile marker 104, about one mile south of the city. The units were dispatched around 3:30 p.m.

    Bullitt County Dispatch reported that the accident actually occurred at the 102 marker, placing it in Hardin County.

  • YES... Land-use plan set for public viewing

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- After years and years of discussion, the proposed comprehensive land-use plan will be presented for possible passage on Thursday night.

    A public hearing will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, by the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission.

    The meeting will be held at the Bullitt County Courthouse. The public is invited to attend.

    Kriss Lowry, who was contracted by the county to help rewrite the comprehensive plan, will be present to answer any questions.

  • Remembering those who served

     The damp Monday weather didn’t dampen the spirits of those celebrating local Memorial Day services.

    The annual county service in Shepherdsville was moved into the Bullitt County Courthouse, with members of the American Legion Post 157 placing a wreath in front of a plaque honoring the military.

    Dirk “Mac” McCoy was the honorary guest speaker, representing the American Legion.

    The rain stayed mostly away during the annual ceremony held outside at the Lebanon Junction Post Office, hosted by VFW Post 8293.

  • Just Say NO to Heroin

    Walking for Wellness: Stop Heroin was recently in Hillview to bring awareness to the growing dangers associated with the illegal drug.
    Several dozen participants marched through Hillview. The next walk will be on June 13 at the Lebanon Junction Wall Street Park. A major community event is planned for June 27 at the Shepherdsville Park.

  • Helping the Kosair Kids
  • Lebanon Junction looks at ways to deal with nuisance in city

    LEBANON JUNCTION--The overhaul is here.

    At a recent meeting of the Lebanon Junction city council, the council heard the first reading of an abatement of nuisances ordinance.

    Current city ordinances, 154 and 95-1, obligate residents to cut weeds and bushes more than 6 inches above the ground, prohibits the disposal of rubbish or other trash in city streets, and prohibits the unsheltered storage of none operating vehicles or farm equipment.

  • Red Cross joins partners to get smoke detectors in north homes

    HILLVIEW -- Thanks to a grant from the American Red Cross, homes in Hillview and Pioneer Village could be a little safer.
        Similar to a program undertaken several years ago in the Big Valley community, a grant from the Red Cross could place up to 5,000 smoke detectors into northern Bullitt County homes.
        And, there is no cost to homeowners.

  • Bevin carries county; faces recanvass on Thursday

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It was an uneventful election day for local officials.
        But there is still a little work to be done by local election officials on Thursday.
        And that work will be conducted by election officials in all 120 counties.
        With two of the statewide races being decided by 83 votes in one race and 1,427 in another, a recanvass has been requested.