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  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Oct. 18, 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 highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis. 

  • Bernheim Forest unveils new Earth Measures art sculpture

    Thursday morning at 10 a.m. Bernheim Forest introduced their newest sculpture to the public. Just as the ceremonies were started the sky opened up and a heavy rain fell on the site. Attendees crowded under two 10x10 foot tents or huddled under umbrellas. As speakers were announced, they had to make a mad dash from the tents to an umbrella. Speakers included, Dr. Mark Wourms, Executive Director of Bernheim; Louisville sculpture, Matt Weir, and Edie Bingham, widow of Barry Bingham, Jr.

  • County clears way for college site work

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- If Bullitt County officials are tardy, classes in a new facility for college courses might be delayed for two years.

  • Eastside Middle School to have big reveal party, featured on four radio stations Monday for Ultimate Teacher's Lounge contest

    MOUNT WASHINGTON-- Eastside Middle School is abuzz with excitement for the big party Monday. 

    The school recently won the Ultimate Teacher's Lounge contest sponsored by SummitMedia which runs the following radio stations: Lite 106.9, 107.7 The Eagle, New Country Q103.1 and Country Legends 103.9.

    All of the stations will be at the school Monday during the reveal party from 8 to 10 a.m. to do a live broadcast.

  • 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.