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  • Bullitt election results audited

     State Attorney General Andy Beshear will have six counties to have random audits for the May 22 primary election.

    For a second time in the past decade, Bullitt was one of the counties selected.

    The state AG is required to conduct post-election audits in no fewer than 5 percent of the state’s 120 counties following each primary and general election.

    During its earlier audit, there were no irregularities found.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of June 10, 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.

     

  • Cyclist killed at S. Buckman bridge

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A bicyclist was killed after being hit by a vehicle on S. Buckman Street Friday afternoon.

    According to Shepherdsville Police spokesperson Mike O’Donnell, the accident occurred at 2 p.m. near the West First Street intersection, at the north end of the Salt River bridge.

    O’Donnell said the vehicle involved was headed northbound when it collided with the bike.

    The cyclist was transported to University Hospital in Louisville, where the person was pronounced dead. Police have not identified the cyclist.

  • Charlee is Safe: 33-hour search ends on happy note

      BEECH GROVE - Years from now, Charlee Nichole Campbell will be told about the Miracle of Winding Hollow.

    After a 33-hour search-and-rescue mission with hundreds of emergency crews and volunteers, the 2-year-old was found relatively safe and sound, about 500 to 600 yards up a hill near a neighbor’s house.

    Questions remain, but family and rescue crews were all smiles and tears Friday night following Charlee’s return home.

  • Another salute to those who served

     Each Sunday during the Memorial Day weekend, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 454 hosts a special service in Highland Memory Gardens in Mount Washington.

    This year’s celebration was the 26th.

    William (Bill) Roby was the keynote speaker this year.

    A large crowd came out to honor those who have fought for this country.

    See more photos of the event by Stephanie Jessie here.

  • County fair opens Monday with new stuff

      CLERMONT - For many Bullitt Countains, the fair feels like home. 

    This year, the old house will see some renovations, while blending in some old with some new.

    The Bullitt County Fair will take place June 11-16 at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    Fair Board president Jimmy Anderson said patrons will notice most of the renovation work, thanks to a matching grant from the Kentucky State Fair Board.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of June 3, 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.

     

  • CRUSADE WEEKEND

     This weekend you will see firefighters from all fire departments out on the street corners and intersections holding buckets.

    Contributions to the WHAS Crusade for Children will reach millions of dollars this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

    Some fire departments, such as Zoneton, hit the streets last weekend. Zoneton has traditionally collected the highest amount among the Bullitt County departments.

    The money raised in Bullitt County will be returned to Bullitt County to take care of those with special needs.

  • Memorial Day Tributes

     Traditional Memorial Day observances were held at the Bullitt County Courthouse and at the Lebanon Junction Post Office. 

    In Shepherdsville, the American Legion Post organized the service.

    In Lebanon Junction, the VFW Post once again organized the observance. Bob DeVore was one of the many speakers at the LJ service.

  • Memorial Day accident

     On Monday afternoon, another accident occurred at the Preston Highway/Adam Shepherd Parkway intersection.

    Accidents and near misses are a daily occurrence at the intersection as road construction continues.

    Sports editor Mike Farner was sitting in his office when the accident occurred.

    Shepherdsville police and fire and Bullitt County EMS responded.