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  • Shep. to add pair of officers for schools

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was a simple debate of increased student safety versus substantial and available funding.

    But a pink elephant at the Shepherdsville CIty Council meeting became a lengthy discussion resulting in the approval of two new student resource officers for the Shepherdsville Police Department.

    The approval came from a 3-3 tie vote by the council broken by mayor Scott Ellis.

    "I'm standing up for our employees and our children and I'm voting yes," he announced.

  • Kelly believes experience would help on fiscal court

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- During his 32 years in Bullitt County, Tom Kelly has been involved in a number of local organizations.

  • Ellis looks to keep city's momentum going

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A few days into his first term as mayor of Shepherdsville, Scott Ellis may have been asking himself why he ever ran for the position.

  • Hillview, county looks to solve radio issue

     HILLVIEW -- There are few things that concern a law enforcement official more than knowing that you have no communication with the outside world.

  • City officials advise not to let kids play in Hunters Hollow ditches

    HUNTERS HOLLOW - "Please keep your children out of the ditches in the city."

    Those words were placed in a warning box on the main page of the Hunters Hollow city website.

    The city commission agreed to place a warning, for resident safety, to avoid problems caused by potential overflow, part of the reason the city has sued the Bullitt County Sanitation District.

    Over the past few years commissioners have discussed issues in relation to BCSD and ditches located within city limits.

  • Greenwell set for second term as sheriff

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- David Greenwell is proud of the accomplishments made the past three-plus years as Bullitt County sheriff.

  • St. Clair again seeks new trial

    FRANKFORT -- Michael St. Clair would not be at a hearing Thursday before the Kentucky Supreme Court.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning February 17, 2014

    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 

  • KYTC District 5 road crews ready for more snow

     LOUISVILLE – Here we snow again!  With more winter precipitation expected today Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 maintenance crews have been getting ready to battle the elements again.

    Yesterday afternoon and evening, brine was sprayed on the secondary and rural roadways.  This pretreatment should prevent initial precipitation from bonding with the pavement while plow trucks are treating the interstates and other priority roadways.

  • McAllister takes shot again at constable’s position

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Having served on the Shepherdsville and Nichols fire departments for about eight years, Eddie McAllister has seen the events which occur at the scene of a fire or an accident.

    He has had the opportunity to work with law enforcement officials.

    And, he believes he can help the community.

    McAllister has filed to run for the office of constable in the First District. He will run in the Democratic primary in May.