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  • Drug crisis needs public intervention

     HILLVIEW — There is no doubt there’s an opioid crisis throughout the country.

    The question is what can the various stakeholders do to improve that deadly situation?

    Recently, Centerstone sponsored a forum to discuss how the community can get involved in addressing the situation.

    Around two dozen individuals gathered at the Hillview Government Center.

    Sarah Smith, safe schools coordinator for the Bullitt County Public School System, led the discussion.

  • Louisville resident arrested for stolen property, drugs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- At 3:11 a.m. on Monday, the Fourth Platoon unit of the Shepherdsville Police Department observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation at the intersection of Highway 44 and Adam Shepherd Parkway.

    A check through the NCIC system determined the vehicle had been reported taken out of Glasgow. Officers stopped the vehicle and arrested the driver. During a search incident to arrest, officers found methamphetamine and a loaded syringe.

  • Wednesday I-65 lane closures

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of lane closures Wednesday on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County.

    KYTC maintenance crews will be working in a mobile operation to patch potholes in both directions of I-65 between the Bullitt/Hardin County line and the Jefferson/Bullitt County line (mile markers 103.3 to 123.1).

    Lane closures and delays should be expected on I-65 on Wednesday, April 18 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

  • Police seek suspect i.d. assistance

     The following is a statement released by the Shepherdsville Police Department regarding an attempted home invasion:

    In the early morning hours of April 13th, this individual attempted to break into a home located in Shepherdsville, KY.

    The Shepherdsville Police Department is requesting your help in indentifying this individual.

    If you have information in regards to the persons identity please contact the Shepherdsville Police Department at 502-921-1000 or the tip line at 502-215-1588.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of April 15, 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.

     

  • Kentucky Blood Center opens Hillview office

     HILLVIEW - Down the stretch of Antle Drive near the Hillview Wal-Mart comes the newest location of the Kentucky Blood Center.

    KBC is the largest independent, full-service, non-profit blood center in the Commonwealth.

    The new Hillview location celebrated its grand opening as a Kentucky Derby Festival event, with Derby Pie and funnel cakes available for donors, as well as a visit from the KDF’s Pegasus mascot.

  • Election signs now legal for candidates in city of Hillview

     HILLVIEW  -- Political signs are now legal in the city of Hillview.

    After a few questions were raised over a new ordinance regulating all signs, some clarification was given.

    Under the ordinance on signage approved recently, political signs can go up on April 15 and must be taken down by May 31.

    For the general election, signs can be put up on Oct. 1 and must be taken down by Nov. 15.

    During these periods, any temporary sign may be erected without a fee.

  • Irene Carroll Luncheon and Style Show

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — It isn’t spring without new spring fashions.

    Each year, the Bullitt County Woman’s Club kicks off spring with their annual Irene Carroll Scholarship Luncheon and Style Show at Paroquet Springs Conference Center.

    Held on Saint Patrick’s Day, this year’s theme was “Everything Under the Rainbow.”

    For 47 years, the Bullitt County Woman’s Club has hosted the lunch, silent auction and fashion show to raise money for seniors at the local high schools.

  • 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.”