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  • Freezing weather gone; school days rescheduled

     Bullitt County Public Schools have rescheduled two days that were postponed last week due to winter wearther.

    Schools were closed on Thursday and Friday following a weather system that brought snowfall and freezing temperatures to the area.

    BCPS have rtescheduled the dats, with Friday, Feb. 17, replacing Thursday and Friday, Mar. 17, replacing Friday. The dates were the first two listed on the BCPS 2016-17 school year calendar.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning January 8, 2017

    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.

  • Cottrell sues sheriff for dismissal; claims Whistleblower Act

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Three months after being terminated, former chief deputy John Cottrell has sued sheriff David Greenwell and Bullitt County government.
        Filed on Tuesday in Bullitt Circuit Court, Cottrell is claiming a violation of the whistleblower protection stating that he was terminated Oct. 5 for his investigation and questions about Greenwell and the sheriff’s office.

  • Cities among those joining forces with Room in the Inn

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Each night, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., two ‘Room in the Inn’ vans roll up to their temporary home, carrying families and community members in need of a safe and warm space to sleep.
        However, finding a location to send the vans each night can be a struggle.
        While several local churches have helped the non-profit organization over the past year, some of Bullitt County’s city councils have stepped up to help their citizens as well.

  • Police seek missing juvenile

     The following is a statement released by the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, Jan. 6:

    The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office needs help in finding missing juvenile Eaisa Shunnarah.

    He is a 16-year-old white male, black hair, 5’10” and 180 pounds.

    It is believed he may be in the Portland area of Louisville.

  • OPERATION SANTA

     HILLVIEW - It’s one thing to donate to 400 families at Christmas. It’s another thing to prepare the donations.

    Hillview’s Operation Santa assisted 400 area families with food boxes, toys and coats this season.

    The Hillview Recreation Department received some assistance in preparing the food boxes for distribution.

    Volunteers included the North Bullitt High School baseball team and members of Corbin’s Karate Academy.

  • Christmas at the Senior Citizens Center

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Remember, Santa Claus is a senior citizen, too.

    The folks at the Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency’s Senior Center are having as much fun as Old St. Nick this season, with more than one Christmas party.

    The first party was held with members of the Bullitt County Providers Coalition, a group of local community advocates helping to address primary issues for seniors in the community.

    The Providers brought Christmas gifts for each Senior Center member in attendance, while visiting and spreading Christmas cheer and joy.

  • KYTC: Crews treating roadways

     LOUISVILLE – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) road crews in Louisville and the surrounding counties will be pre-treating interstates and other routes today in preparation for the snow that is expected to fall on Thursday.  Motorists should be alert for slow moving trucks on area roads spraying brine throughout the day.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning January 1, 2017

     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.

  • TOP STORIES OF 2016: SHAKE UP in SHEPHERDSVILLE

     So, where do we start?

    In the middle of his second term, mayor Scott Ellis was part of an investigation that seemed to go on for quite some time.

    An indictment was finally issued as Ellis was charged with a misdemeanor. 

    It involved alleged activities between the mayor and a woman and some of the events apparently happened at city hall.

    However, before the matter ever went to trial, the charge was dismissed.