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  • Lane closures on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County May 2-5

     Louisville, KY (April 30, 2014) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of lane closures on Interstate 65 this weekend in Bullitt County.

    Recently, the roadway has been reduced to one lane in each direction on weekends as part of the concrete replacement project.  However, this weekend two lanes of traffic will be open in each direction.

  • Local trainer gets first shot at Derby roses

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Along the backstretch at Churchill Downs in Louisville, everyone knows him as Bronco Billy. At home in Shepherdsville, they call him Dad.

    Veteran horse trainer Billy Gowan will bring his family to the Twin Spires on Saturday to watch his three-year-old colt, Ride On Curlin, compete in the 140th Kentucky Derby.

    Ride On Curlin qualified as a Derby participant after solid showings in major stakes races, most recently a second-place finish at the Arkansas Derby.

  • E. coli found in Brooks Run; advisory issued

     HILLVIEW - The failure of a sewage treatment plant last month has led to the state Department of Public Health and the Department of Environmental Protection to issue a public advisory.

    Due to high levels of E. coli in the unnamed tributary of Brooks Run and in Brooks Run itself, the state has advised the public from having any contact with those waters.

    Also, contact should be avoided with any sediments or the stream banks. The tributary runs behind the South Louisville Logistics Industrial Park and past the Jewish Hospital Medical Center South.

  • Criminal indictments issued

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Bullitt County Grand Jury recently indicted the following individuals on drug-related charges:

  • Former student not guilty in threat to school

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Attorney Lori Casey was upfront with the jury panel.

  • Lane closures on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County April 25-28

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that both directions of Interstate 65 will be reduced to one lane this weekend in Bullitt County.

    Contract crews are continuing work between the Bullitt/Hardin County line and Lebanon Junction Road (mile points 103.3 to 105.9) to replace sections of concrete pavement.

    The right and center lanes on northbound I-65 will be closed from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, April 25 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, April 28.

  • Tattoo shop owner charged in drug raid

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While customers looking to get a tattoo may have been coming in the front door, there may have been other business being done out the back door.

  • SPD investigate BCHS substitute teacher

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville Police Department is currently investigating a possible inappropriate relationship between a former Bullitt County Public Schools Substitute Teacher and a student.

    On Tuesday, April 16th, 2014 an investigation was initiated after allegations of misconduct on the part of Susan Bickers were made to Bullitt Central High School.

    Administrators from Bullitt Central then contacted the Shepherdsville Police Department.

  • KSP Asking For Help In Nelson County Double Homicide

     BARDSTOWN – Kentucky State Police Post 04 investigators are asking for more assistance from the public in identifying potential suspects in the murders that occurred on April 21, 2014 at approximately 8:00 P.M. EST in Nelson Co.

    In approximation to this time period, a black Chevrolet Impala was seen traveling Northbound on U.S. 150 from the Botland community into the city limits of Bardstown.

    KSP believes the occupant or occupants of this vehicle are suspect(s) and are requesting help in identifying who they are.

  • The LAST SUPPER

     Members of Mount Washington United Methodist Church observed the Holy Week of Easter with a presentation of the Living Supper on Thursday.

    The play, “The Living Supper: Lineage”, took the audience on a journey through the Bible meeting important figures such as Eve, David and Ruth.