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  • Meredith honored for his long-time service to Mt. Washington Lions Club

     Service has always been an important part of Gary Meredith’s life. He spent years being involved with youth league sports.

    “God granted me a good life,  so I’ve just been trying to pay it back little by little,” he said.

    But he was still surprised when he won the Lion of the Year Award and the Melvin Jones Fellowship in the same year.

    “It’s a great feeling of accomplishment,” said the current secretary of the Mount Washington Lions Club.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Sept. 30, 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 

  • Seasonal hiring frenzy starts in Shepherdsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- 'Tis the season to begin hiring thousands of workers for the holidays.

  • Bullitt arts group paint pretty picture

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Arts Council completed another underground type of masterpiece.

    BCAC members created two murals for display along the underpass of Highway 480 EX beneath the CSX railroad tracks.

    Mural coordinator Karla Gruber said the works depict local history connected to the specific area, with Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan and his raid displayed on the north side.

    The south wall features the old Shepherdsville train depot that stood nearby. Both murals also feature the surrounding landscape in the art.

  • PROFICIENCY: Bullitt makes big strides in testing

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The pieces are starting to come together.

  • Supreme Court rules conviction in shooting affirmed

    FRANKFORT -- The state Supreme Court has ruled that the conviction of a local woman in the shooting death of her husband in April 2008 was proper.

  • Shepherdsfest changes do not alter goals of music, arts festival

     CLERMONT - The flocks will gather in the field known as the Bullitt County Fairgrounds for this year’s annual Shepherdsfest Christian Arts and Music Festival.

    The event has always been held on the grounds of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. For its 5th installment, coordinator Sherry Hurt said the popular event needed more space.

    “We have several churches working together to bring this event,” Hurt said.

  • Bullitt Countian Hendrix hired as Shelbyville officer

     SHELBYVILLE - Shelbyville’s finest grew by one with the swearing in of a new police officer at the Shelbyville Police Department.

    The community room at the police department was quiet, the crowd solemn, as Jason Hendrix vowed to uphold the law and never participate in a duel, part of the requirements of the oath.

    Hendrix, 39, is a native of Jeffersontown, where his wife, Melissa, is still a police officer.

    He is a graduate of Bullitt East High School and has a degree in criminal justice from Eastern Kentucky University. 

  • Goodwyn believes his Moore's Karate has something for everyone

     There is a new addition across the street from Zappos. Moore’s Karate had its grand opening on August 30th. It is located in 1707 Cedar Grove Rd Suite 5 in Shepherdsville. The owner Eric Goodwyn, was stationed in Fort Minot, North Dakota three years ago and got involved with the business.

         “I knew I wanted to come back and live in Kentucky,” Goodwyn said. “I wanted to continue on with the business and decided to open one here.”

  • Rachel's Challenge positive message for students

      CLERMONT - Thirteen years after becoming the first victim of the fatal shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado, Rachel Scott lives on and continues to challenge other students.

    Based on her life and writings, Rachel's Challenge was formed by family and friends to spread Rachel's anti-bullying message and her challenge to treat everyone as a friend.