• Newest Chamber member cuts ribbon

     HILLVIEW - The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce and local officials welcome Branch Banking and Trust Company’s Hillview Financial Center as the newest Chamber member.

    The BB&T branch location, at 5205 Hansbrook Drive, has been serving the community since June 2006.

    The location dates back to being a branch of the Bank of Louisville in 1972.

    BB&T Hillview Financial Center is open Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fridays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.

  • Historic bank building to be auctioned off this Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- One of the oldest buildings in Shepherdsville will go on the auction block this Saturday.

    The building at the corner of Joe B. Hall Avenue and South Buckman Street, best known as the Bullitt County Bank, will go on the auction block at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24.

    The building most recently served as PBI Bank. With the opening of a new facility on Adam Shepherd Parkway, the downtown location was closed in August 2014. The drive-thru remained open.

  • Hebron Estates residents to see big change in trash

     HEBRON ESTATES - A new contract will lead to a change in trash collection for Hebron Estates residents.

    The city’s current collection contract with Rumpke runs out at the end of September. The city commission accepted bids for a new four-year contract.

    Two bids were received, from Rumpke and Waste Management.

    Rumpke’s bid included a slight rate increase of $12.36 per month for weekly curbside service, with a $3.50 charge for an additional cart rental. No recycling option was offered.

  • UK will do study to look at county’s image

    SHEPHERDSVILLE—     Sometimes to make things better, you have to know where the problem lies.
        And that exactly what the University of Kentucky’s Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky plans to do.
        Through a series of visits, the initiative sends participants to the county to compose a full review of the county, highlighting areas of opportunities for tourism and economic development, as well as noting which areas need improvement.

  • Shepherdsville cancels again

      UPDATE (09/20): The Shepherdsville City Council will not host a special Wednesday meeting that was scheduled on Wednesday to replace the postponed special meeting that was originally scheduled for Monday.

    That special meeting was scheduled after the council failed to host a quorum on at its regularly-scheduled meeting on Sept. 13.

    The pupose of the meetings would be to discuss the vacancy of the mayor's seat. The council has 30 days from the time of officially accepting the resignation of former mayor Scott Ellis to fill the void.

  • Hearing set to oust SE members

       SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt Fiscal Court members started the process of removing two board members from the Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District last month.
        On Tuesday, fiscal court members will listen to the evidence on why Thomas Kelly should be removed as chairman and Kevin Moulton removed as a members.
        The hearing, which is open to the public, begins at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Bullitt Fiscal Courtroom in the courthouse.

  • Sneaker Swappin’: Mount Washington resident hosts ‘sneakerheads’ shoe convention

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—Shoes aren’t just for wearing anymore.

    Sneaker Expos are popping up all over the country, including Bullitt County.

    Mount Washington resident and FlipnKicks creator Allan Blair hosted the “Kentucky Fried Kicks” expo at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre over the summer, welcoming over 1,000 “sneakerheads” to buy, sell, trade and show off their favorite shoes.

  • County to keep its tax same for real property

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It’s great news for property owners in Bullitt County -- if your assessments did not go up.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court passed a resolution keeping all tax rates the same for the coming year.

    However, in terms of revenue for the county and the services it provides, there will be a drop in revenue when tax bills are collected later this fall.

  • No mayor in Shepherdsville

      Due to a lack of a quorum on Tuesday night, the city of Shepherdsville remains without a mayor.

  • Easement maintenance woes in Hunters Hollow

        HUNTERS HOLLOW – The Hunters Hollow City Commission has dealt with more than its share of ditch and drainage issues in the past.
        Recent issues have included a failed sewage treatment plant, as well as back flow issues at various residences.
        Though some of the problems involve events that the commission or residents may not be able to control, there are certain things residents can do to assist with drainage flow.