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  • Guthrie gets plenty of views from constituents in Bullitt

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Grett Guthrie stopped in Bullitt County to hear what his constituents had to say and he got an ear full.

    The town hall-style meeting at the First Baptist Church of Mount Washington Christian Life Center was the Congressman’s third stop on a four city tour of the 2nd Congressional District.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of June 21

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of June 21:

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    Bullitt County:

    KY 1494 (Beech Grove Road): Roadway is closed at the bridge over Long Lick Creek (mile point 5.5) for bridge replacement. Motorists should detour the area via KY 61.

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    Jefferson County:

  • Bullitt HAMS to participate in national amateur radio event

        PIONEER VILLAGE - Your area’s “hams” will join with thousands of Amateur Radio operators who will be showing off their emergency capabilities June 26-27.

        Over the past year, the news has been full of reports of ham radio operators providing critical communications during unexpected emergencies in towns across America including the California wildfires, winter storms, tornadoes and other events worldwide.

  • Regional web portal has information, jobs

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County Judge Executive Melanie Roberts issued a proclamation today in recognition of Kix.com Week - a region-wide community awareness initiative taking place June 20 - June 26 during which community leaders are encouraging area residents to learn more about the new regional web portal.

  • Indictment issued for stolen funds

        HILLVIEW - A former employee has been indicted for taking over $10,000 from the Tumbleweed restaurant in northern Bullitt County.

        Jolina M. Morrison was recently indicted by the Bullitt County grand jury and charged with theft by unlawful taking over $10,000.

        This is a Class C felony punishable by 5-10 years in prison.

        The alleged incident happened between April 2008 and Dec. 2, 2009.

        Scott Barrow of the Hillview Police Department investigated the case.

  • Teachers voice displeasure at education cuts

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Educators across Kentucky were taking their concerns over funding cuts literally to the streets on Monday.

        And members of the Bullitt County Education Association were right there with them.

        While educators weren’t able to travel to Frankfort to be part of a larger Kentucky Education Association rally, local teachers did hold signs outside Bullitt Central High School and show their concerns about proposed cuts.

  • Sewer users get news on higher rates next billing

        PIONEER VILLAGE - An upcoming change in sewer rates left many Pioneer Village residents with questions and concerns.

        Bullitt County Sanitation District, the organization responsible for the changes, hoped to answer questions and calm concerns during a public forum.

        Jerry Kennedy, district manager, addressed the new wastewater situation facing the city.

        BC Sanitation purchased the city’s current wastewater treatment plant from owner Jim Walser at a cost of $400,000.

  • Recount puts Boggs back in race for seat on city council

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - On election night, Tim Boggs lost out to fellow incumbent Harry Cooper by five votes for the sixth and final Democratic nomination slot for the fall city council race in Hillview.

        On Friday, action by Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress allowed a recount in the Brooks 12 precinct, reversing the final standings.

  • City hopes to get some solution to foreclosures

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The problem is not unlike one being faced by communities across the nation.

        With the growing number of homes falling into foreclosure, finding a legal process to allow local governments to have the properties properly maintained without the possibility of financial burdens has been a problem.

        The Shepherdsville City Council is looking toward its attorney, Bill Wilson, for a solution.

        And code enforcement officer Jim McAuliffe hopes that solution is soon.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of June 14

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of June 14:

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    Bullitt County:

    KY 1494 (Beech Grove Road): Roadway is closed at the bridge over Long Lick Creek (mile point 5.5) for bridge replacement. Motorists should detour the area via KY 61.

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    Jefferson County: