• City OKs budget after lot of talks, changes

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - It took several meetings. It took extra meetings. And it still wasn’t unanimous. But the city of Shepherdsville officially has a budget.

    The city council approved the 2015-16 fiscal year budget, which begins on July 1, by a 4-2 vote.

    Council members were more or less satisfied with the second reading of the budget version presented by city attorney Joe Wantland, with a few reservations.

  • Store brings things that are truly New to You

     HILLVIEW - Bullitt County’s newest consignment shop hopes to offer something new to you.

    Located at the Maryville Shopper, New To You Consignment Boutique officially opened for business in April.

    Owner Ginny Lehman said the boutique specialized in upscale consignment at its best. Store items include clothes, purses and shoes, as well as small household items and small furniture pieces.

    Lehman grew up in the Hillview area, and is opening her first store in the city. 

  • Surcharge undecided for Hunters Hollow sewer customers

    FRANKFORT - A decision on increasing surcharge rates for the residents linked to the Hunters Hollow sewage treatment plant has temporarily stalled.

    A Public Service Commission hearing did not result in a decision either way. Instead, legal counsel will have an extended amount of time to submit and review further evidence for PSC consideration.

  • Local bank to be acquired

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The oldest banking institution in Bullitt County will be acquired by a southern Indiana community financial company.

  • Kentuckiana Allergy brings medical assistance to Bullitt County patients

                CEDAR GROVE - A Louisville-area business has expanded into the Shepherdsville city limits, featuring a new location closer to its Bullitt County clients.

                Kentuckiana Allergy's newest location is open and accepting new patients at the Cedar Grove Business Park.

  • BBB Hot Topics: June 2015

     See the latest scams in BBB’s June 2015 Hot Topics

    1.    A local consumer received a call from 888-675-3768 from a person claiming to be with Humana Health Insurance. The consumer was told he had to purchase a prime policy. The scammer wanted personal information. Humana is NOT making these calls.

  • Comprehensive plan reaches final stages June 11

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Accepting two written comments, the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission will take up possible passage of its comprehensive land-use plan at its next meeting on Thursday, June 11.

    All the public testimony has been taken and the commissioners will have an opportunity to decide at its 7 p.m. meeting on whether to vote on the document.

    The document sets out goals and objectives for zoning map amendments, as well as definitions.

    There is also a map denoting the various proposed future uses of the property.

  • More talk, no decision on interest in smoking policies

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The saga for a smoke-free Bullitt County continues.

    At a recent meeting of the Shepherdsville/Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission, the commission expanded on their previous discussion if the commission should support a non-smoking policy in Bullitt County.

    Commission chair James Watkins said if the county would support such a policy, then the commission would also.

  • Two shelter employees terminated

     Bullitt Fiscal Court has terminated Jimmy Miller as its animal control officer.

  • Trucking firm may buy school

     HILLVIEW - The new Ohio River bridge will be a great benefit in terms of the flow of traffic on Interstate 65.

    And it already appears to be an economic benefit for Bullitt County.

    If the Hillview City Council follows the favorable recommendation of the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission, there will be a new employer who will occupy the old Brooks Elementary School.

    The Bullitt County Public School Finance Corporation and Summitt Trucking received the commission’s blessing to rezone 15 acres to IL Light Industrial.