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  • Fatal accident on 44E involving utility truck

     SHEPHERDSVILLLE - Police are investigating a collision involving a utility truck resulted in a fatal accident on Highway 44 East Monday morning.

  • Affordable health signups keep lines busy in Kentucky

     FRANKFORT, Ky.(Oct. 4, 2013) More than 16,000 individuals and families in Kentucky are on their way to choosing an affordable health insurance plan. That's how many people have started applications on Kynect, the state's online health benefit exchange, since it launched on Tuesday.

  • Shofner pens her latest book

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Linda Lear Shofner hopes that years shared with Bullitt County families will help draw interest to her new book.

    "Shared Years" is the title of Shofner's newly-published book by AuthorHouse in Northern Kentucky. It is her first published book, and it only took her 40 years to complete it.

    The reason for the length of process was primarily due to Shofner's educational career, 30 years primarily at Cedar Grove Elementary, minus two weeks at Overdale Elementary.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Oct. 7, 2013

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, andmaintenance 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.
    Jefferson County:
    Southbound Interstate 65: The exit ramp to St. Catherine Street (Exit 135) will beclosed for continued bridge pier

  • Friday I-65 accident caused rush hour delays

     A two-car accident on southbound Interstate 65 has led to major delays on Friday afternoon.

  • THE GAME: County’s oldest schools to battle for 38th time

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – What a difference two weeks can make.

    At that point in the 2013 football season, Bullitt Central appeared to be a few steps ahead of arch-rival North Bullitt. On a Friday night, North Bullitt was struggling through a 33-0 loss to Oldham County that dropped them to 1-3 while Bullitt Central was sitting at 3-0 waiting for a trip to Paducah the next day.

  • Major changes in place for Friday’s game at BC

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Fans attending Friday’s Bullitt Central-North Bullitt football game, often times the biggest attended event of the year in the county, will have to use new temporary entrances to Bullitt Central’s George Valentine Field.

    Because of construction at the school, 71 parking spots nearest the old tennis courts have been fenced off and will not be available for the rest of this football season. In addition, the two normal entrance gates will not be available on Friday.

  • Multi-car accident causes north end delays

     HEBRON ESTATES - A three-car intersection accident resulted in minor injuries and traffic delays Thursday afternoon.

    The accident occurred at the N.Preston Hwy. intersection at the John Harper Highway and Birkland Blvd. around 3:30 p.m.

    Pioneer Village Police chief D.J. Reynolds said a black Plymouth Voyager, driven by a white male, 66, from Hillview, was headed westbound from Birkland to John Harper.

    According to witnesses, the Voyager entered the intersection despite not having the right of way.

  • Car show Saturday to benefit St. Aloysius Church

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local church hopes that a former community event will return as a plum of a fundraiser.

    The Hot River Nights Open Header Cruise “Blastin’ Down Plum Street” will take place Saturday, Oct. 5, hosted by St. Aloysius Catholic Church.

    Event organizer Depp Rasner said the hot rod portion would remain similar to past events hosted by Hot River Nights along Buckman Street.

    “This time we’re closing Plum Street,” he said. “The cars will be able to access the church parking lot.”

  • Health officials warn that flu season is already upon us; shots available

     CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone six months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against this serious disease. 

    While there are many different flu viruses, the flu vaccine is designed to protect against the viruses most likely to cause the illness during the flu season.

    Getting the flu vaccine as soon as it becomes available each year is always a good idea, and the protection you get from vaccination will last throughout the flu season.