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  • CRITICAL CONDITION: Staffing for EMS, 911 remains difficult

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It may not be critical but it is a concern.

    With the staff at the Bullitt County Emergency Medical Services sitting at 15 people below the budgeted level, supervisor Mike Phillips is concerned.

    While six of those open slots are filled by employees who will hopefully return from absences due to things like pregnancy and workers compensation, that still leaves nine positions open.

  • IRON MAN MIKE: Rice runs past hurt, struggles to post personal best time

     CLERMONT -- Recently,  Michael Rice completed his fifth Ironman competition in Louisville. 

    But this time he had more on the line besides just worrying about beating his personal record, even though he did.

    This was the first Ironman competition he was able to complete since his accident in August 2011.

    Three weeks before the 2011 IronMan competition, Rice was doing his last long training ride on his bike on the IronManh course in La Grange when he was hit by a truck.

  • New cable provider meets with opposition from court member

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The transition between Time-Warner Cable taking over the Insight Communications territory in Bullitt County has not always been a smooth one.

  • Social host ordinance not dead yet

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- She sat there with a stunned look.

  • TAPP program receives MUW funding

          Funding from Metro United Way continues to ensure a nurse works in the TeenAge Parent Program (TAPP) at Riverview Opportunity Center.

         TAPP received $12,716 which is a portion of over $43,000 allotted to the district.

  • Indicted police chief remains on duty

    HILLVIEW - Hillview Police chief Glenn Caple will remain on the job, albeit only on administrative duties.

    The Hillview CIty Council held a special business meeting to discuss Caple's status following a federal court indictment involving an FBI investigation.

    Caple was indicted on one count of lying to federal officials in connection to a Hillview Police investigation that took place in January 2012.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Oct. 14, 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 

  • ColorFest this weekend at Bernheim Forest

     CLERMONT - Halloween decorations may show up earlier each year, but the annual autumn shades at Bernheim Forest continue to be celebrated every mid-October.

    Bernheim Arboretum and Research Center's 2013 version of ColorFest will take place Oct. 19-20.

    "It's our biggest event at the forest each year," said ColorFest spokesperson Beth Avey. "The colors should be magnificent this year."

  • Bullitt Alternative Program earns honors

     The Bullitt Alternative Center has been recognized for Best Practice Strategy for Academic RTI: Student Progress Auto Graphing System (SPAGS) by the Kentucky Educational Collaborative for State Agency Children (KECSAC).

         According to BAC Principal Brenda Pirtle, students entering the program are administered three reading and three math probes by teaching partners.

  • Bank robbery in custody facing multiple charges

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A suspect in custody following an Amber Alert and car chase is also the lead suspect in a local bank robbery.

    Joshua Yeager, 24, was arrested by Kentucky State Police early Wednesday morning following a lengthy police pursuit.

    Police were searching for Yeager in conjunction with an Amber Alert released Tuesday evening for 2-year-old Jaylynn Maxey. Yeager was reported as Jaylynn's "non-custodial father."