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Local News

  • EDA latest to seek fix to zip ills in Hillview

            SHEPHERDSVILLE - An issue debated for more than 25 years could get a little more push from Bullitt County leaders.
        The Bullitt County Economic Development Authority passed resolution that would go to the Postmaster General regarding the current zip code alignment.
        Board member Robert Hill said something must be done as the county loses unknown dollars to Jefferson County in things such as occupational tax and insurance premium taxes.

  • Sentencing for two men involved with teens

        ZONETON - The behavior of the two young men was horrible.
        But their individual behaviors last February will leave one in prison for another five years and another will have the chance of serving his time on probation.
        Nathaniel Hardy and Robert Beard were sentenced on Friday morning in Bullitt Circuit for their roles in improper transactions with minor girls early last year.

  • Lebanon Junction looks to get better water flow to some areas

    LEBANON JUNCTION - The Lebanon Junction City Council recently took action that may result in better water service to several residences and Lebanon Junction Elementary School.

    Council members voted unanimously to accept a contract with Louisville Water Company that will give the water supplier the go-ahead to connect their line at Collings Hill Road with the city's line on Highway 61.

  • Lloyd House museum to be shown off on Dec. 11

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - After spending more than a year renovating the historic Lloyd House on Old Bardstown Road, the Mount Washington Historical Society will enjoy the fruits of their labor during a much anticipated open house this weekend.


    Everyone's invited to see the refurbished nineteenth century home and museum in its holiday splendor during the historical society's Old Tyme Christmas Open House on Sunday.

  • Bullitt County Farm Bureau earns state honors

    LOUISVILLE - Bullitt County Farm Bureau was honored as one of the five winners in the 2011 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) County Activities of Excellence program. All five recipients of the award were recognized during the December 1 general session of KFB’s annual meeting in Louisville.

  • 480 ramp to get new lane

        CEDAR GROVE - Motorists sitting on southbound Interstate 65 at the Cedar Grove exit are often caught in a very dangerous situation.
        With no where to get off the interstate as they wait to turn onto Highway 480, motorists probably spend a lot of time looking into their rear-view mirrors - hoping that a speeding vehicle doesn't come up too quickly with no time to stop.
        That situation should change by the end of the month.

  • ROADWORK: Week of Dec.5

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

    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:

  • We love a parade

     Liberty Tax Service again sponsored the Christmas Parade in Shepherdsville on Friday night.

    Over three dozen units were lit up as they marched down Buckman Street.

  • Man charged with abuse in ‘80s

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After seeing a man charged with sexual abuse in Grayson County recently on the television, a lady from Bullitt County knew she had to step forward.

  • Dec. 1 marks World AIDS Day

    FRANKFORT- The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is working to promote World AIDS Day Dec. 1, providing a chance for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV.