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  • Daniel Patchin looks for more rehabilitation for inmates

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - As a police officer since 1998, Dan Patchin understands that there are individuals who need to be incarcerated.

    But his concern is that something must be done during that incarceration to help that person have a better change of succeeding in society upon their release.

    It is that concern that had led Patchin to make his first political run.

    The assistant police chief for the city of Shepherdsville will be running in the May primary for the office of Bullitt County Jailer.

  • Healthy Hearts 2014

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The seventh annual Healthy Hearts luncheon, presented by the Bullitt County Health Department, had Bullitt Countians seeing red in a good way. The event raised $2,423 for donation to the American Heart Association to help promote heart disease awareness.

    Guest speakers included Dr. William C. Dillon, MD, (right) who focused on heart disease awareness and response, and Lynn Tincher, who gave personal testimonial on her own experiences.

  • Two arrested, five meth labs found at apartment complex

     HILLVIEW - When members of the Bullitt County Drug Task Force were called to an apartment complex in northern Bullitt County, they probably didn’t expect to see what they found.

    First, the sheriff’s detectives went to a dumpster at the Brooks Run Apartments off Blue Lick Road.

    Upon inspection, the detectives found what appeared to be two meth labs, according to task force director Cpt. Mike Halbleib.

    Then, the detectives spoke with a female who resided at a unit on North Triangle Lane.

  • Man struck, killed while walking on Interstate 65

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man was struck and killed Monday evening on Interstate 65 just north of the Shepherdsville exit.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning February 24, 2014

    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 

  • Portman seeks chance to serve as mayor

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Faith Portman is used to getting phone calls or visits from her constituents in the city of Shepherdsville.

  • Hobbs hopes to bring harmony onto fiscal court as magistrate

     BEECH GROVE -- Roger Hobbs has been involved in the community for many years.

  • Hillview officer sues city, chief for retaliation in FBI probe

     HILLVIEW -- An officer with the Hillview Police Department has filed a lawsuit against his current boss and his current employer.

  • Roberts eager to serve third term as CJ/E

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While proud of her accomplishments, Melanie Roberts still has a few more things she would like to see completed during the tenure as Bullitt County Judge/Executive.

  • Pioneer Village not thrilled with property's proposed use

     PIONEER VILLAGE - A prospecting business owner seeked approval from the Pioneer Village City Council.

    However, the proposal was not viewed by the council with rose-colored glasses.

    David Bishop, representing resident Hiram Gibson, said Gibson was prepared to sell more than eight acres of property to the business owner, who hoped to build a car/auction lot.

    Bishop presented council members with information packets that included photos of the property, building proposals, contact information and potential hours of business operation.