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  • 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.

  • County places bike, hike trail win motion with funds for study

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It was over 20 years ago that Jefferson County commissioner Dr. Steve Henry had a dream.

  • Free fishing weekend June 7-8

    FRANKFORT--The challenge of taking kids fishing is that they want to catch fish. Parents have a better chance of making this happen during a series of special free fishing events for kids being held across the state on Saturday, June 7.

    Many event locations will be specially stocked with fish to increase the odds of success. Some events feature free food and prizes for young anglers.

  • Eagles Win Region; Headed to Lexington

     LOUISVILLE - Pitching and good defense wins games.

  • Hebron Estates budget looks healthy

    HEBRON ESTATES -- If you are looking to find a city who might be in financial troubles due to the economy, don't waste time looking at one northern Bullitt County municipality.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 2, 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.

     

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning May 26, 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.

  • Pioneer Village not ready to decide on amendment

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Like other cities, Pioneer Village implemented a "wait and see" policy on building definitions.

    A new county zoning text amendment proposal in regards to what is considered a building for tax reasons was tabled by the Pioneer Village City Council.

    City attorney Mark Edison presented the proposal at the March council meeting. In April he announced that Planning and Zoning was considering a dropping required permits for "buildings" under 200 square feet.