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  • Day care employee charged with abuse of child

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A 21-year-old Cox’s Creek woman is facing criminal charges in an alleged incident at a Cedar Grove Road day care.

    Ashley Miller, 21, has been charged with first-degree criminal abuse.

    According to Capt. Ken Bernardi of the Shepherdsville Police Department, his detectives received a call on April 28 to respond to a complaint at the For Kids Only day care in front of the Cedar Grove Business Park.

    Bernardi said city officers took the initial information to begin its investigation. The police also have videos from the day care facility.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: MAY 2010

    BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: MAY 2010

    HOLIDAYS:

    1: KENTUCKY DERBY

    9: MOTHER'S DAY

    31: MEMORIAL DAY - NO SCHOOL - BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

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    DISTRICT WIDE EVENTS:

    3-7:

    Teacher Appreciation Week

    KCCT Testing WINDOW

    4:

    Retirement reception at Shepherdsville First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at 5:30pm

  • Hillview council race not over just yet

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - When the candidates running for the six Democratic opening for the Hillview City Council, they may have thought their fate was decided.

        However, due to some non-city residents being allowed to vote in a single precinct, the primary election in that city will be determined in Bullitt Circuit Court.

        As required by statute, Bullitt County Clerk Kevin Mooney filed a petition asking Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress to conduct a recount of Brooks precinct 12.

  • Conservation district seeks more funds from county

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A year ago, the Bullitt County Conservation District was asking fiscal court members to increase their appropriation.

        In return, the agency could provide grant funds for programs such as junk pickup and dead animal removal.

        The court members denied raising the annual appropriation of $27,000.

        The conservation board could have asked to impose a millage tax on all property owners but the members didn’t.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of May 24

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of May 24:

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    Bullitt County:

    KY 1417 (Martin Hill Road): Temporarily closed between mile points 0 and 1 for slide repairs. The roadway is scheduled for closure from 8 a.m. Monday, May 24, until 5 p.m. Friday, May 28.

    KY 1526 (Knob Creek Road): Lane closures and delays possible between KY 44 and KY 2672 (mile points 0 and 4.9) for roadway resurfacing.

  • BULLITT COUNTY MAY 2010 PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS

    Normal 0 0 1 422

  • Hillview City Fair...From pies to rides to pet contests

        HILLVIEW - One of the city’s most popular events is getting bigger...and better...this weekend.

        The Hillview City Fair is planned for May 27-29.

        The Hillview Recreation Department has worked hard to add some new amenities to the established event.

         Among the new activities are a pet show, karaoke/talent show, dessert cook-off and a pie in the face of a local official.

  • Bus service between county, Louisville begins new program

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - This week marked a momentous occasion for those who have spent years advocating public transportation for the elderly, disabled and low-income people of Bullitt County .

    On Monday community leaders and public transit advocates gathered at the Valu Market on Oakbrook Circle to commemorate the inaugural trip of the Bullitt County-Louisville Intercity Bus Service.

  • House fire in Brooks area; no injuries

        BROOKS - An afternoon fire damaged a Brooks home Monday afternoon.

        Zoneton Fire units responded to the residence at 311 Marvin Ave. around 1 p.m.

        ZFD Asst. Chief Kevin Moulton said an initial report by a neighbor claimed that someone might be in the house when firefighters arrived.

        According to Moulton the fire was primarily located in a master bedroom. Other areas of the house received smoke damage. An investigation was ongoing.

  • Budget panel starts work on tight figures

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The first step was taken to propose recommendations about the upcoming 2010-11 county budget.

        The committee, composed of magistrates Joe Laswell and David Walker, held its first meeting Tuesday. Another meeting is planned for Wednesday, May 12, at 3:30 p.m.

        Department heads came forward with some of their requested changes.