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  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of May 31

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of May 31:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 1417 (Martin Hill Road): Roadway is closed between mile points 0 and 1 for slide repair. Work is scheduled for completion Friday, June 4th.

    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.

  • Pow Wow will emphasize youth during June 4-5 event

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - For over 20 years, the Red Crow Indian Council has sought to educate the community about the heritage of Native Americans.

        After starting the annual celebration in Bullitt County, the Intertribal Pow Wow made its return to Shepherdsville City Park in 2004, several years after going to Nelson County.

        Linda Dishon, organizer for the Pow Wow, said this year’s version would be bigger and better than ever.

  • UPDATE: Fiscal Court to talk budget

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - With a deadline of June 30, members of Bullitt Fiscal Court will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, to consider the final reading of the 2010-11 budget.

        A first reading was held in mid-May and the budget committee had met on a couple of occasions to discuss recommendations. To date, none of those recommendations had been voted upon or considered by the full body of fiscal court.

  • Rates for sewer service could rise for some PV customers

        PIONEER VILLAGE - A new owner for a local treatment plant may result in higher rates, depending on the customer’s use.

        Bullitt County Sanitation will soon take over the plant used by Pioneer Village residents. The plant is currently owned by Jim Walser.

        City attorney Mark Edison said Walser wanted to get out of the business. With no real market to sell to, Walser agreed to terms with Bullitt County Sanitation.

  • Bullitt County Memorial Day observances

    Courthouse

        On Monday, May 31, the annual Bullitt County Memorial Day observance will be held at the courthouse.

        The ceremony honoring military men and women will be held at 9:30 a.m. on the courthouse lawn.

        In case of rain, the ceremony will be moved inside the courthouse.

        Everyone is invited to attend.

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    Highland Memory Gardens

  • Hillview honors Raymer family

        HILLVIEW - For years, Harold Raymer was an important asset to the city of Hillview.

        He served on the city’s civil service commission for over 20 years and was a major contributor to the community.

        In honor of his passing, city officials presented a special recognition to Raymer’s wife, Nonie, and daughters, Nina and Joy.

        “He was a very good person,” said mayor Jim Eadens.

  • 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.