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  • 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.

  • Hearing cancelled; zoning sent to city

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two of the three attorneys in the proceedings involving a controversial rezoning case agreed.

          And the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission went with the findings of the majority.

          Attorneys John Wooldridge and Bruce Simpson may agree on only one issue in the request to rezone over 160 acres from Agricultural to IG General Industrial on Highway 61 at Highway 245.

  • Police investigate flea market robbery

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  – Shepherdsville Police are investigating a burglary at The Awesome Flea Market.

    Between the hours of 12:00am and 6:00am Sunday January 29th, 2012 at least 2 male subjects entered the Awesome Flea Market, disabled the alarm system and stole a large amount of collectable currency, including old bills and coins.

    If you have any information concerning this or any other crime, please contact the Shepherdsville Police at 502-957-1001, 502-921-1000, or the anonymous tip line at 502-215-1588.

  • Luncheon Feb. 23 to raise awareness to health issue

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s still a major health issue to deal with, both in Bullitt County and throughout the United States: Heart disease.

  • Election fields may be small, races still interesting

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Some looking toward a race for state Senate or state House of Representatives will have a little bit longer to consider their fate.

  • Longtime LJ mayor, volunteer dies

     LEBANON JUNCTION - A man who not only led city government for years but also helped communities throughout the nation rebuild after disasters has passed away.

  • Chase turns into confrontation between MW police, suspect

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - What began as a report of reckless driving Sunday evening turned into a physical altercation between Mount Washington police and a man with a bench warrant for felony and misdemeanor charges.