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  • Wolford, Stump earn top honors from Masons

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — One likes to travel around to visit his Masonic brothers.

    The other does things for others because is comes naturally.

    Both were honored by the Bullitt County Masonic Lodge 155 on Friday night in its annual observance.

    Raymond Wolford, a member of the Zoneton Lodge, was selected as the Mason of the Year.

    Anita Stump was selected as the Citizen of the Year.

    A large turnout enjoyed a meal and then listened as Wolford and Stump were recognized.

  • Fall election deadline: Shepherdsville has no shortage of candidates

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A few familiar faces were last minute arrivals at the Bullitt County Clerk’s Office to file for fall election offices.

  • BCSO seeks suspicious individual

     The following is a citizens alert released by the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office:

    On August 12, 2018 at approximately 1:00 am, a mother and her daughter was traveling westbound on Zoneton Road near Stave Mill Road. The mother observed a road sign in the roadway blocking her lane of travel.

    The mother exited her vehicle to remove the road sign. During the process, a male individual approached the car.

  • Student loans can be forgiven if used by teachers, nurses

     The federal government may forgive all or part of teachers’ and nurses’ federal student loans if they meet certain requirements. The forgiveness options, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), include:

    *Teacher loan forgiveness. To qualify, you must teach at least five full years in a low-income school in an eligible district. Depending on your field, you may have up to $17,500 in student loans forgiven. For complete details, visit www.ed.gov.

  • LJ woman missing from PRP area

    LEBANON JUNCTION—Resident Rhonda Day has been reported missing.

    Day was least heard from on Saturday, July 28. Her cell phone has not been used since she called a friend around 11:30 that day to say she would be late.

    Her car, a blue Chevy Aveo, was found on Cane Run Road in Pleasure Ridge Park by the warehouses on Friday, August 3, approximately 1.3 miles from where she was last seen.

    According to her family, searches have been conducted throughout the woods near Cane Run Road but nothing has been found.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of August 12, 2018

     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.

     

  • Public invited to CONNECT with art, nature at Bernheim

     CLERMONT—The best of local nature, art and science have combined for the past 10 years to create an epic experience at Bullitt County’s largest facility and this year is no exception.

    On Saturday, Aug. 18, Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest’s CONNECT will let visitors experience what only few get to see: Bernheim at night.

    Beginning two hours before sunset and lasting two hours after, CONNECT gives two different experiences depending on the time, Visual Arts Coordinator Jenny Zeller said.

  • Bullitt entertainers appear on Gong Show

     UPDATE (08/10): HOLLYWOOD, Cal. - A Bullitt County resident made his second appearance on national television Thursday night.

    Dominic Latkovski is co-founder of the ZOOperstars!, a team of inflatable mascots based on both professional athletes and animals.

    Latkovski and his brother, co-creator Brennan, were part of the troupe appearing on The Gong Show, a game show on ABC Television.

  • Closure of I-65 ramp at I-265/KY 841 in Jefferson County August 10-13

     Louisville, KY (August 8, 2018) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 office advises motorists of a ramp closure this weekend at the interchange of I-65 and I-265/KY 841 (Gene Snyder Freeway) in Jefferson County. Contract crews will be replacing expansion joints in a bridge over I-65 that is part of a ramp.

  • Election fields begin to fill as Aug. 14 date quickly nears

       SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With less than a week to file for the November general election, there are plenty of races which are slowly starting to fill the ballot.

    The filing deadline is at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the county clerk’s office.

    In the local city races, Shepherdsville has had the most activity.

    In the race for mayor, current council members Mike Hubbard Sr. and Gloria Taft have signed up. Former city employee Gaynell Rummage and local businessman Thomas Chamberlain have also filed for the four-year seat.