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  • Cooperative dove field program enrollment underway

    FRANKFORT - Kentucky farmers can help carry on the hunting tradition and earn much-needed extra cash by enrolling in the Cooperative Dove Field Program. Enrollment is currently underway and will continue until mid-March.

    "Under the new Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program, increased payments are available for 2012," said Rocky Pritchert, migratory bird biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

  • One arrested in Awesome Flea heist

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - One man has been charged in the burglary in late January at the Most Awesome Flea Market on Cedar Grove Road.
        Shepherdsville police arrested Peter John Barth, 31, and charged him with burglary in the third degree.
        The arrest on Wednesday was a result of an unrelated charge.
        Over $100,000 of property was stolen from the flea market between 1 a.m. and 6:22 a.m. on Jan. 29. A surveillance camera showed two men in the shopping complex.

  • ROADWORK: Week of Feb. 13

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Feb. 13:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road):  Construction delays possible between Interstate 65 and Cedar Grove Elementary School (mile points 1.0 and 2.0) due to roadway widening.

    Jefferson County:

  • Nearly 40 percent of Bullitt Countians sign up to be organ donors

     FRANKFORT - In the past year, nearly 40 percent of Bullitt Countians have signed up to be organ donors.

  • Judge throws out state legislative redistricting plan

    FRANKFORT – A legislative redistricting plan that would have given Bullitt County a more unified voice in the Kentucky General Assembly was struck down in Franklin Circuit Court on Tuesday.  

    House Bill 1, which passed the General Assembly and was signed into law by Gov. Steve Beshear on Jan. 20, outlined all of Kentucky’s 138 House and Senate districts.

  • Accident claims life of woman on Hwy. 480

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A deadly crash on Highway 480 claimed the life of a Bullitt County teen Sunday afternoon. 

  • Hebron Estates looks to annex property to square up borders

                HEBRON ESTATES - To help ensure municipalities are receiving the proper funds, many cities in Bullitt County are currently working to certify their boundaries.

                For the city of Hebron Estates, mayor Jerry Clark recognized a way to help clean up one of municipality’s border.

  • Two day cares receive permission to update conditional-use permits

                SHEPHERDSVILLE - One child care center will change ownership and another will expand.

                The Bullitt County Board of Adjustments recently gave its approval for both changes.

                Amanda Young received her conditional-use permit to operate Young at Heart on East Blue Lick Road near Hillview.

  • AGAIN...St. Clair sentenced to death

    Special Judge Thomas O. Castlen sentenced convicted murderer Michael Dale St. Clair to death on capital kidnapping charges Wednesday afternoon in Hardin Circuit Court just minutes after St. Clair proclaimed his latest trial unjust.

    The death sentence was in response to a Hardin County jury finding St. Clair guilty in late January of charges related to the 1991 kidnap and execution style killing of Francis "Frank" Brady, a Bardstown distillery worker who was abducted from a Sonora truck stop.

  • Council expects financial answers tonight

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Tonight, Shepherdsville city officials and residents will hear what they've been waiting for - the financial status of the struggling municipality.
        The Shepherdsville City Council set a special meeting for Monday, Feb. 6. At that time, accountant Tim Hance will have an update on expenses and revenues as they relate to the current budget.