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  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Sept. 23, 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 

  • MW tries to deal with smelly issue near plant

     It’s a stinky situation. One the city of Mount Washington is taking more steps to solve.

    At Monday night’s city council meeting, City Sewer Superintendent Tim Johson gave an update on combating odor. He said he did some research and has isolated hydrosulfide as the problem.

    “It releases the gases that they’re smelling and eats at the concrete,” Johnson said.

    He said he thinks removing that element at the pump stations could be the key to getting rid of the smell before it even reaches the treatment plant.

  • Parade will continue to be focal point again in annual OFD festival

     The Lebanon Junction Old Fashioned Days parade is being driven with some new reins this year.

  • Tales of threats, vandalism outlined

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The conflict between Bullitt Fiscal Court and Bullitt County jailer Martha Knox got much more personal Tuesday.

  • UPDATE: Bite the Bullitt 5k Zombie Chase postponed

     UPDATE (Sep. 23): The Bullitt County Coalition for Recreation, Education and Wellness (C.R.E.W.) has postponed its inaugural Zombie Chase scheduled for Oct. 5.

    C.R.E.W. director Daniel Crum said a low sign-up tally led organizers to hold off for now and schedule another time when more participants may be able to attend, possibly next spring.

  • Belcher will run for 'new' 49th District House of Rep seat

     FOX CHASE – Before the ink was dry from Gov. Steve Beshear’s pen, Linda Belcher knew what her next professional journey would be.

    Belcher was ready to return to the place she called home for four years.

    The Fox Chase resident is ready to regain her seat as state representative of the 49th District.

    And due to redistricting, which was approved by the General Assembly on Friday, Belcher will not have to face Russell Webber, who won their 2012 election battle.

  • Exit ramp signal lights will be full-time

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announces changes to the traffic signal operation at the interchange of KY 245 and Interstate 65 in Bullitt County.

    Later this week, the signal will change from part-time operation to full-time operation.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Sept. 16, 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 

  • Masons honor Ellingsworth, Johnson for service

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Their paths may have never crossed.

  • Winning ways continue for local couple

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--What started out as an overabundance of cucumbers ended up winning Bart and Katina Padgett some ribbons at the Kentucky State Fair this year.

    “It was a blessing in disguise,” Katina said.

    Last September they had a surplus of cucumbers left over so talked about making some pickles and relish with them.