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  • Bullitt motorists will see change in auto decals

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Kentucky vehicle owners will notice a change throughout the state regarding license plate decals.

                The Decals on Demand change is underway in Bullitt County, according to county clerk Kevin Mooney.

                Mooney said the vehicle registration renewal and title change system was upgraded so the clerk's office could print license plate decals in office.

  • County, MW junk disposal sites this week

    SHEPHERDSVILLE --The annual Bullitt County clean up days will be held on two Saturdays.

    The first day in which residents can get of their non-hazardous junk will be on Saturday, April 25, at North Bullitt High School, Bullitt East High School and at Nichols Fire Department (station on top of the hill hear Mount Elmira Road).

    The sites will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be road department personnel, as well as inmates from the Bullitt County Detention Center present to unload the items.

  • County approves hiring of staff to fill vacancies in dispatch

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Three new voices will be heard on emergency frequency airwaves in Bullitt County.

                Bullitt Fiscal Court unanimously approved the hiring of three new dispatch personnel.

                Emergency Management director Mike Phillips said a full-time and two part-time positions were filled.

  • Dollar General looks for latest new location in Bullitt County

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A favorable rezoning recommendation, along with an approved annexation, could lead to a new supermarket in west Shepherdsville.

                Bullitt County Planning and Zoning approved a rezoning request of 1.73 acres along Highway 44 West from Agriculture to B-1 Business.

                The property, currently owned by C.W. and Shirley Shepherd, will be developed as the site of a Dollar General store.

  • Free planning services available for Bullitt students looking at colleges

    FRANKFORT--Gene Weis is available to assist Bullitt County schools, students, parents and groups that want help with college planning.

    He is available year-round to provide free higher education and financial aid assistance. Weis can lead students in career exploration activities, assist with the admissions application process, help students explore scholarship opportunities and other funding options, guide families through submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and increase motivation for at-risk students.

  • Commission looks for way to fix electronic signage

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--The sign saga continues. At a recent special meeting of the Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission, Tourism Director Troy Beam said they still needed to fix the Lebanon Junction LED sign.

    He said he was set to meet with Mayor Steve Masden and some council members a couple months ago but the appointment was canceled due to bad weather.

    At previous meetings, the commission discussed trying to pay for half of the sign hoping the city would pay the other half. Beam said it will cost about $18,000 to replace.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning April 20, 2015

    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.

  • Via knows need for organ donor program

    In spring 2011 Shepherdsville resident Jamie Via went to a regular check-up with his diabetes doctor. Or so he thought.

    The 35-year-old was told his keratin levels were too high in his blood and that he could be admitted there or go to the emergency room at Jewish Hospital.

    He was then diagnosed with renal kidney failure.

    “It was a shock. I wasn’t sick,” he said. “And I was an active guy always swimming at the pool and hanging out with my wife and family having picnics. I walked a lot and rode bikes.”

  • State Fair project to explore Constitution history

     LOUISVILLE – On April 19 in 1792, Kentucky’s first Constitution was adopted, as an independent government for the nation’s fifteenth state was about to be launched on the western frontier.

  • Animal control officer suspended

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The man in charge of the Bullitt County Animal Control has been placed on indefinite suspension.