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Today's News

  • Multiple departments respond to business blaze

     LEBANON JUNCTION - A metals building was destroyed by a fire near Lebanon Junction Thursday afternoon.

    Lebanon Junction and Shepherdsville FIre units responded to a working structure fire at Blugrass Trailer Sales, Inc., at the intersection of S. Preston Hwy. and Hwy. 733 shortly before 4 p.m.

    Lebanon Junction assistant chief Kendall Coleman said the building on the Bluegrass site was used for welding.

  • MARATHON...Track repairs will take time

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Track and field competitors in Bullitt County will eventually be performing on rubberized surfaces.

  • Mediation may be attempted in Dishon cases

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A third party may be asked to see if there is a way to settle a case involving a man accused of murder, as well as several sex-related offenses.

  • Labor of Love

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--It’s been a labor of love. Shepherdsville resident Teresa Byerly has dedicated the last three years to educating people about domestic violence.

    The night of her sister’s murder is still a vivid memory for her.

    “My parents house is less than five miles from Karen’s. I remember we saw all of the police and ambulances going by and they were flying. We thought what in the world is going on? Then we heard a knock at the door, it was some people from church they had heard what had happened on the scanner,” she said.

  • Schools raise almost $175,000 for American Heart Association

    Bullitt County Public School students continue to amaze with their support of charitable causes by raising over $174,000 for the American Heart Association in the past five years.

    Events such as Jump Rope for Heart in elementary schools and Hoops for Heart in middle schools are the primary fundraising venues. Participants collect pledges then fulfill their commitment in a fun, after-school setting.

    The American Heart Association’s Louisville Youth Market Director Debra Eichenberger commended the school system’s efforts.

  • State trooper injured on I-65

     A Kentucky State Trooper has been taken to University Hospital after being struck shortly before 4 p.m. on Northbound I-65, just north of Lebanon Junction.

    Another person reportedly was injured. Bullitt County EMS took the trooper to the hospital as on-ramps to I-65 were closed to traffic.

    There is no word on the trooper's condition. Due to the accident, I-65 North will be closed at the Joe Prather Highway in Hardin County.

    Traffic will be diverted to Dixie Highway while experts reconstruct the accident.

  • Interstate drivers take caution: Shepherdsville ramp closed this weekend

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Travelers should beware as construction projects will continue throughout the Labor Day weekend

  • Traffic nightmare moves north as Interstate 65 work continues

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - If you are traveling anywhere in Bullitt County over the next few months, plan ahead and don’t get in a hurry.

    The $20.7 million project to replace concrete sections of Interstate 65 is continuing to progress northward.

    This week, Interstate 65 between Shepherdsville and Preston Highway saw a major traffic pattern change.

    Andrea Clifford, spokesperson for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, said northbound I-65 will be reduced to the right two lanes from Highway 44 to just past the Highway 61 overpass.

  • Safety advised as highways will be busy for holiday

      AAA projects 34.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2008 and a 1.3 percent increase over 2013.

    Nearly 86 percent of travelers (29.7 million), including nearly 1.75 million in Kentucky and other East South Central states, will celebrate the holiday with a final road trip before summer comes to a close and children head back to school. The Labor Day holiday travel period is defined as Thursday, August 28 to Monday, September 1.

  • Labor Day precautions for boaters

     FRANKFORT – The Labor Day weekend is the last hurrah of the boating season. Boaters, kayakers and canoeists will swarm waters all over Kentucky during the holiday weekend, squeezing the last bit of fun out of what many consider the last weekend of summer.

    Boaters who plan to hit the water should keep in mind some important considerations before they launch their motor boat, canoe or kayak over the holiday weekend and the upcoming fall fishing season.