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Today's News

  • No Love, Joy over reckless drivers in MW

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Many who live along the streets surrounding Love and Joy avenues have become increasingly concerned with the safety of their neighborhood and they’ve decided to do something about it.

    On behalf of their neighbors, four residents went before the Mount Washington City Council asking that something be done about the crime in the area, specifically the reckless drivers traveling their streets at high speeds.

  • Jim Boswell retires as chief of adult education program

    SHEPHERDSVILLE ee" It was a love affair that started back in 1991.

    And the matchmaker was Bullitt Central High School.

    Sparked by a grant to create a free-standing adult education and jobs program, Jim Boswell left Fairdale High School and the rest has been a track record of success.

    But like any good story, there must be an end.

    For Boswell, the end is his retirement. For the Bullitt County Adult and Community Education program, it is a transformation into different agencies.

  • Election lineups start to fill as deadline August 10

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The filing deadline is just two weeks away and many seats remain open throughout the county.

    The filing deadline is Aug. 10 at 4 p.m. in the county clerk’s office in a number of races which had registration deadlines in the fall.

    The largest race where candidates do have the chance to run in non-partisan settings is Mount Washington.

    In the race for mayor, current councilman Larry Porter has for the city’s top spot. Another candidate is William Cinnamond.

  • Despite economy, job growth steady

        HILLVIEW - The slow economy has affected the growth in jobs throughout the country.

        However, recent announcements could push the county’s filling of over 1.4 million square feet of distribution and manufacturing space over the past year.

        Bob Fouts, executive director of the Bullitt County Economic Authority, said he couldn’t make a lot of comments but two major announcements could be close to reality in Hillview.

  • Mayor says steakhouse to locate in Shepherdsville

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - No bull. It appears a long-negotiated deal may finally come true.

        While Shepherdsville mayor Sherman Tinnell said it might be a couple of more weeks before everything was official, it appears Cattleman’s Roadhouse is coming to the county seat.

        Tinnell said the steakhouse, which has locations in Shelbyville and Frankfort, had been negotiating for property for the past two years.

        “It’s become reality,” said Tinnell.

  • HOLIDAYS: JULY 2010

    JULY 2010

    MONTH:

    Anti-Boredom

    Baked Bean

    Bereaved Parents Awareness

    Bioterrorism/Disaster Education and Awareness

    Black Family

    Blueberries

    Cell Phone Courtesy

    Child-Centered Divorce

    Doghouse Repairs

    Family Reunion

    Freedom From Fear of Speaking

    Grilling

    Hemochromatosis Screening and Awareness

    Herbal/Prescription Interaction Awareness

    Horseradish

    Hot Dog

    Ice Cream

    International Blondie and Deborah Harry

  • COYLE'S CORNER
  • 14 year-old dies after being hit by a truck on 44

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The 14 year-old girl, who police say was crossing Highway 44E between Huston Drive and Rivers Edge Drive Wednesday when she was hit by a pickup truck, has died.

       

        Capt. Ken Bernardi of the Shepherdsville Police Department said the girl was struck yesterday evening at about 8:45 when she and another juvenile were crossing the roadway.

       

  • Police encouraging caution after two pedestrians struck on 44

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the second time in 3 days, the Shepherdsville Police Department is investigating a pedestrian struck accident on Highway 44 East.

        Both accidents occurred as pedestrians were crossing the street during hours of low light and were within a mile of one another.

        “Vehicles and pedestrians cannot occupy the same space at the same time, and when they try the pedestrians always lose,” said Shepherdsville Police Chief Doug Puckett.

  • UPDATE: BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of July 26

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of July 26:

    Bullitt County:

    Interstate 65:  Lane closures and delays are possible in both directions between the KY 61 underpass and the

    Bullitt/Jefferson County line (mile points 118.5 and 123.1) due to concrete pavement repairs.  The roadway may be

    reduced to onelane weeknights Monday –Friday from 9:00 p.m. in the evening until 5:00 a.m. the following

    morning.