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  • Chowning receives national recognition

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It may have been Ruth Chowning’s alter ego, “Ruthie Toothie” the clown, that helped secure her the Distinguished Service Award recently at the National Extension Association for Family & Consumer Sciences Conference.

    As part of the Carol White grant awarded to Brooks Elementary in 2011, she was asked to come in to teach classes about nutrition during family fun nights, but she also did a physical activity promotion.

    And that’s where “Ruthie” came into play.

  • HIDE unit to be renamed drug task force

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Over the past three years, there has been an operation in place whose sole task has been to get drugs off the streets in Bullitt County.

    Most of those operations have been under the radar of the public.

    Understanding that the public might not realize what has been going on under through the High Intensity Drug Enforcement unit of the sheriff’s office, Greenwell has brought back a more familiar name -- the Bullitt County Drug Task Force.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Nov. 11, 2013

     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 

  • Scouting for Food around corner

     Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from several scout units across Bullitt County will be collecting canned goods and other non-perishable food on Saturday, November 16 and/or Saturday, November 23.

    Scouts will be walking neighborhoods to place informational flyers on doors the week before so that residents will know which Saturday the collection will be conducted in their area.  Some units may also place signs along main roads or subdivisions streets as additional reminders and to increase public awareness about the food drive.

  • Active Heroes continues quest to provide help for families of soldiers of war

     HILLVIEW - Gold star mother Theresa Dawn Bowles-Schweizer and her husband John Schweizer have joined Active Heroes, a 501c3 charity to create the “Heroes to Rest” endowment fund to help military families who have occurred funeral costs. 

    Active Heroes will match up to $12,500 into the fund by Nov. 11, 2014.

    Unless a veteran has served at least 7 years of active duty service, they are not qualified for any funeral compensation/coverage. 

  • Plan coming together: Final piece of land-use discussion set for Thursday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The portion of the comprehensive land-use plan that most people are interested in is coming to a close.

    Kriss Lowry, a consultant retained to rewrite the plan for Bullitt Fiscal Court and the planning commission will unveil the plan for the two largest areas - Shepherdsville and Mount Washington.

    The rescheduled meeting is now set for 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, in the fiscal courtroom.

    The public is encouraged to attend.

  • SAP: County part of plan to help inmates recover from substance abuse

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Recovery is a life-long process. And it’s a lesson inmates enrolled in Bullitt County’s first substance abuse program have been learning since April at the Bullitt County Detention Center.

    Melissa Gordon, program director, said they were fortunate to secure this program.

    “A majority of convicted felons have drug or alcohol addition,” she said.

    Inmates can apply for this six month-long program in which they learn about parenting, how to live a health life, and good work ethic and social skills.

  • Chief Justice to decide if judge presides

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Trying to find out why a sentenced felon was released from custody may not be known for some time.

  • Beautification project on 245 will need to be scaled back

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--The new floor at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre has left some of the members of the Shepherdsville/ Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission grinding their teeth.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Nov. 4, 2013

    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