• Wal-Mart secures permits for Shepherdsville store

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Wal-Mart planned for Shepherdsville is still on the plans. It just appears the retail giant won’t open the doors until next spring.

  • Sheriff seeks merit system

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Law enforcement officials pledge to protect the public.

  • Simple zoning request not so simple after all

     PIONEER VILLAGE – More housing opportunities appear set to be offered in northern Bullitt County.

  • City able to find replacement fire truck

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville City Council is working with the city’s fire department to replace a ladder truck.

    Shepherdsville Fire’s truck was totaled after flipping over during an emergency run on May 27. Three firefighters were involved, with one serious injury reported.

    Fire chief Layne Troutman updated the council on the situation. He said Shepherdsville Police investigated the incident.

    According to Troutman, the firefighter driving the truck was a well-trained veteran who had completed numerous driving courses.

  • Sushi Thai Tara brings new taste to town

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Patrick Soorasarang isn’t new to the restaurant business. 

  • BBB Warns: Don’t Get Taken by Ticket Sales

     With concerts, games, and festivals in full swing this summer, many fans are eager to purchase tickets to their favorite events. However, before committing to a purchase, BBB warns to beware of ticket scams!

    Many tend to seek out tickets on classified sites. Unfortunately, this is where many scam artists lurk. For instance, fake tickets are often posted on Craigslist, with “too-good-to-be-true” prices. The seller asks the buyer to pay through wire services, like Western Union then the buyer never receives the tickets.

  • MW budget approved according to plan

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Mount Washington City Council unanimously passed the 2013-14 city budget but that wasn’t a surprise.

  • Budget OK in Shepherdsville not without questions

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A split 4-2 approval vote made the proposed 2013-14 fiscal year budget official after a lengthy conversation.

  • Vocalist of the Year to be determined at county fair

     Local singers will have the chance to see who’s the best at the Bullitt County Fair this year. 

    For the third consecutive year, the Bullitt County Vocalist of the Year competition will be held at the fairgrounds from Monday, June 17, to Saturday, June 22. 

    The contest, which is sponsored by the Bullitt County Arts Council and Bullitt County Public Libraries, will have tryouts in the pavilion Monday through Friday from 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Finals will be held at the inside stage in the main building on Saturday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

  • AARP, community helps food pantry

    The Mount Washington AARP Chapter solicited donations on June 7-8 at the Valu Market. The collections were to benefit the Mount Washington Community Ministries food pantry. Cash donations of $252.58 were just part of the story as many pounds of food was also donated, with an estimated value of $2,200, which is $200 more than the food drive in March.