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  • Issues are few when congressman comes to town for annual gathering

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - He arrived a few minutes late because of the local traffic, but U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie made it to Shepherdsville City Hall for his scheduled Town Hall Meeting.

    Shepherdsville hosted Guthrie’s 15th meeting, allowing citizens an opportunity to address their concerns and ask questions about local, state and federal issues.

    Guthrie’s goal was addressing topics from the House of Representatives perspective, shedding light on reasons behind the thoughts and actions of the Washington, DC, brain trust.

  • Remembering 9/11: Annual Bullitt County observance will be at Hillview center on Sunday

     HILLVIEW -- Though it’s been almost 15 years since the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centers, it’s still a day our nation will remember.

    “It’s important to me, that people don’t forget what happened and we remember the ones we lost,” said coordinator Scott Miller.

    Miller has been a special deputy for the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department for nine years and formerly served as a military police officer in the Army.

    “9/11 is our generation’s Pearl Harbor,” he said.

  • Forum..Chamber to host candidates' night

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- County and state candidates will be invited to talk a little about their plans, if elected, for the future.

  • Shepherdsfest Family Fun Festival on September 13

    CLERMONT -- A crowd favorite will have even more to offer families this year. 

    The Shepherdsfest Family Fun Festival will be on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    In its sixth year, the event is sponsored by a group of local churches.

    Formerly known as Shepherdsfest with a focus on Christian music and art, event coordinator Sherry Hurt said they decided to focus more on families this year.

  • Shepherdsville looks at software to make work easier, organized

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville City Council agreed to purchase a new software program that would help the public works and sewer departments organize their efforts.

    Now the city may add a new employment position to oversee the start of the system.

    City attorney Joe Wantland presented the first reading of an ordinance to create a computer systems specialist position for the city's public utilities.

  • Gov. Beshear announces goal of completely six-laned I-65 nearer to reality with new contract award

     FRANKFORTGovernor Steve Beshear announced today that Kentucky has taken a significant step toward realizing a long-held goal of a six-lane Interstate 65 from the Ohio River to the Tennessee line.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) awarded a $138.48 million contract on Wednesday to rebuild 17 miles of the interstate in Hart, LaRue and Hardin counties, widening it to six lanes – three in each direction – from four lanes.

  • Teacher charged with having sex with student

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- For the second time in the five years, a teacher at Bullitt Central High School has been charged with having a relationship with a student.

  • Over $100,000 in drugs seized in two incidents

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Capt. Mike Murdoch will not sugarcoat the situation.

  • Bullitt to host conference on technology

    Reserve your seat today or you will miss Where Ideas Take F.L.I.G.H.T.

    The Bullitt County Public School/OVEC Institute is a free event scheduled for Saturday, September 20th from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (with lunch on own and door prizes at the end of the day).

    District Technology Integration Specialist Christie Turbeville said anything an individual would possibly want to learn about technology and teaching will be available from a host of presenters.

  • Diabetes Walk set for Saturday

     The KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition will host its third annual Tri-County Diabetes Walk on Saturday, Sept. 6.

    The walk is held in each of the three counties in the coalition region. The local walk will be at the Shepherdsville City Park.

    Walkers register at 9:30 a.m. and receive a pedometer sponsored by Walgreen’s and a goody bag with health information and free gym pass from the YMCA.

    At 10 a.m., the walkers will start their pedometers and walk as long as they want from 10-11 a.m.