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  • Hardin EMS settles, resolves ADA complaint

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman announced the settlement agreement with Hardin County Emergency Medical Services (HCEMS), on March 28, 2018, to resolve a complaint, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), regarding the provision of emergency medical services to qualified individuals with disabilities, including individuals using service animals.

  • Deadline today to register to vote in May primary

     FRANKFORT -- Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is reminding eligible Kentuckians that the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming May 22 Primary Election is Monday, April 23.

    “Our elections should be determined by a majority of voters, not a minority,” said Grimes. “Registering to vote is the first step to having your voice heard on Election Day. I call on all eligible Kentuckians to get registered by April 23 and then vote on May 22.”

  • Dog owners remember to keep pets under control to protect your mail carriers

     It’s that time of year again and the Postal Service, health care providers and animal protection professionals need your help.

    Last year, 6,244 letter carriers were bitten or attacked by dogs nationwide. But that pales in comparison to the more than 4.5 million people — most of them children and the elderly — who are bitten by dogs each year.

    You can help protect your letter carrier, meter reader, newspaper delivery person and neighbors’ children by making sure your pet is properly restrained.

  • The Story of Anne Frank

     HILLVIEW — A diary never meant to be read has been turned into a two-person show and visitors to the Bullitt County Public Libraries got to see it first hand.

    The Bright Star Touring Theatre presented “The Story of Anne Frank” to patrons of all ages at the Hillview Public Library in preparation for Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 12.

  • Workshop to expose teen drug trends

     HEBRON ESTATES — It’s no secret that drugs hold a prominent place in teen society. But how can a parent know if his or her child is a user?

    Presented by Bullitt County Partners in Prevention, “Hidden in Plain Sight” exposes current teen drug trends to help parents be proactive in preventing teen drug use.

  • Churchill Downs announces Derby Week parking, traffic plans

     LOUISVILLE – Churchill Downs Racetrack ("Churchill Downs"), home of the world-famous Kentucky Derby, announced today its new parking and traffic plan for Derby Week and the launch of kentuckyderbyparking.com.

  • School district hires firm to find ways to communicate

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A recommendation presented by the superintendent suggested that the school board pay the piper.

    Dr. Keith Davis recently reviewed a marketing and public relations program recommendation with the Bullitt County Public School Board regarding online public relations and marketing consulting through Piper Public Relations.

    Davis completed an in-depth investigation of companies offering the assistance, along with assistant superintendents Becky Sexton and Adrienne Usher, recommending Piper for the program.

  • Forums set in all areas for those in May election

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- In just over six weeks, Bullitt Countians will have an opportunity to go to the polls.

    Republicans will have primary races in many of the contests on the ballot on May 22. But, the Democratic Party will also have a couple of contested primaries.

    The forums, sponsored by the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce and The Pioneer News, will be held on four nights during April and May.

    The schedule will be to have candidates available to meet with the public from 6-6:30 p.m. each night.

  • Olympic Moment: Olympic experience may have been different but still ‘golden’ one for Amanda Mattingly

     PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - A golden opportunity that turned into a missed opportunity became a special opportunity for one Bullitt Countian.

    Amanda Mattingly, a licensed massage therapist and co-owner of The Radiant Touch, visited South Korea during the XXIII Olympic Winter Games.

    Mattingly, a Bullitt County native and Bullitt Central graduate, signed up to volunteer at the Olympics as a massage therapist for athletes. Her long-term goal is to become a massage therapist for Team USA.

  • Police seek missing juvenile

     The following is an announcement from the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office regarding a missing juvenile:

    The Bullitt County Sheriff's Office would like to reach out to the public to help in locating a missing juvenile.

    The missing juvenile's name is Lynnlee A. Taylor.  She is a white female 16 years old.  She has been missing since January 17 2018.