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  • Youth job fair, scholarship session set for Hillview

      HILLVIEW — Youth in the northern part of Bullitt County may get an opportunity to receive some information on the summer job market and how that may also lead into a college education.

    Mickey Cheatham, a member of the Hillview City Council, said that Michael Gritton of KentuckianaWorks will present a seminar to youngsters and their parents on March 26.

    The purpose of the workshop is to inform those ages 16-21 about summer work opportunities and assistance students may receive to attend college.

  • Healthy hearts require some work, humor

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It was a mixture of humor and seriousness.

  • ROADWORK: Week of March 11

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of March 11:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 44:  Delays possible between Bullitt Lick Creek and Saltwell Road in Shepherdsville (mile points 10.3 to 11.7) due to sidewalk repairs and improving ramps to ADA compliance.  Motorists should watch for flagging operations Monday – Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

    Jefferson County:


     The Pioneer News reminds everyone to set their clocks ahead an hour this weekend in lieu of Daylight Savings.

  • BE, NB cheer squads excel at state meet

     BOWLING GREEN - Two local cheerleading teams proved themselves forces to be reckoned with after placing second and third in the 2013 Kentucky High School Athletics Association’s Competitive Cheer State Competition . 

  • State DOT to spray for weeds along roads

     Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews will begin treating for noxious and nuisance weeds throughout the state this month.  The treatments aid in controlling the spread of undesirable plants along state highway rights of way.

  • KIDSFEST: Celebration for kids of all ages set Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In Louisville they’ve got their Kentucky Derby. Indianapolis has its 500. Pasedena its Rose Bowl.

  • Preparations for winter weather

     The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a winter weather advisory for Bullitt County and surrounding areas for late Tuesday into Wednesday morning.

    The NWS forecast included potential snow accumulation from 1-4 inches overnight following an evening of rain. The change in temperatures could affect roadways.

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) road crews in Louisville and the surrounding counties will remain on duty.

  • Committee to recommend supervisors help to get new job descriptions, handbook

          SHEPHERDSVILLE – An effort to complete job descriptions for county government workers will get an assist from the various department supervisors.

         In the monthly meeting of the Emergency Services Committee, the topic of job descriptions and personnel policies was discussed.

         Mike Phillips, director of the dispatch, EMS and EMA, said it is vital that the county revises its personnel policies and make job descriptions for all departments.

  • ROADWORK: Week of March 4

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of March 4:

    Jefferson County:

    Interstate 264:  Lane closures and delays possible between Browns Lane and Westport Road (mile points 18.4 and 20.7).  For the next few weeks, concrete repairs will be taking place primarily on weekends.  Lane and ramp closures are possible from 8:00 p.m. on Friday until 6:00 a.m. on Monday. The speed limit in the work zone is reduced to 45 MPH and double fines will be enforced.