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  • Eight battle for six spots on LJ city council

     LEBANON JUNCTION — Eight candidates will be looking to secure enough votes to finish in the top six on election day.

    While mayor Larry Dangerfield is unopposed, his council will be made up of the top six votegetters on Nov. 6.

    Incumbents Tim Sanders, Mary Allie Phillips, Teresa Smither-Preston, Carroll Samuels, Connie Jackson and Ozzie Maraman will be seeking another term. 

    James Waters and Virginia Maness are looking to break into the top six.

     

    Connie Doan Jackson

  • The battle for the sheriff’s seat

     MYRA MINTON

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The stars were aligned and Myra Minton knew it was her time to shine.

    With over 20 years of law enforcement experience with the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife and nearly five years with the Shepherdsville Police Department, Minton said it was the perfect time to run for the office of Bullitt County Sheriff.

    Unopposed in the primary, Minton will face Republican nominee Walter Sholar in the Nov. 6 general election.

  • MW community park to officially open Saturday

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—It took a little longer than expected but the park Mount Washington residents have been waiting for is finally ready to open.

    The Mount Washington Community Park will celebrate its Grand Opening this weekend, Saturday, Oct. 27 from noon to dark.

     

    The Bumpy Beginning

     

    A park was never intended to go off Landis Lane.

  • What happens when an active shooter appears?

     HILLVIEW - In today’s world emergency crews prepare for the worst of the worst.

    In recent years that has included public shootings, with crews training for possible events at schools and churches.

    KentuckyOne Health officials decided that it would be wise to host an active shooter training at a hospital location. Thanks to efforts from G4S Secure Solutions and the Hillview Police Department, such a training took place.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of October 21, 2018

     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 highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • Happy 60th Birthday Zoneton Fire Department

     Zoneton Fire Department recently held an open house in honor of its 60th anniversary.

    The ceremonious moving of the old truck out of the bay and pushing the newest truck into the firehouse was just part of the ceremonies.

    Fire chief Rob Orkies gave a history of the department and led a recognition of many of those who were instrumental in getting the department started 60 years ago.

  • Justin Beaver gets some assistance in having national celebrities help build him new pond

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — The city is home to an unusual celebrity and he just found his new crib.

    Justin Beaver, or JB for short, was abandoned as a baby and put under the care of Second Chances Wildlife Center.

    Founder Brigette Brouillard has kept JB at her house for the past year and a half, bottle-feeding him until he was older.

    “He’s never been with other beavers,” she said. “They are family-oriented. There are a lot of survival skills he lost by not growing up with them.”

  • McGruder selected state’s top CASA volunteer of year

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - There were two primary reasons that led to Cheryl Carter McGruder becoming a volunteer with Bullitt County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA).

    A retired employee from Kosair Children’s Hospital NICU, McGruder said she “saw all the bad stuff” pertaining to child abuse injuries.

    The other reason was her mother, Anne Carter, who volunteered for a CASA program in Indiana.

  • Porter attends judicial college on Casey’s Law

     FRANKFORT-- Bullitt District Judge Jennifer Porter participated in sessions on Casey’s Law, guardianship cases, cultural competency and more Sept. 16-19 at the 2018 District Judges College in Lexington. 

    The Education Committee of the Kentucky District Judges Association and the Office of Judicial Branch Education at the Administrative Office of the Courts developed the college.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of October 14, 2018

     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 highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.