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  • First day of school bus accident; no injuries reported

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A smooth first day of school for Bullitt County ended with a non-injury bus accident Wednesday afternoon.

    Shepherdsville Police and Bullitt County Sheriffs units responded to an accident on Second Avenue involving a school bus at 4:43 p.m.

    SPD Ofc. Mike Miller said the bus, No. 73, turned onto Second Ave., which is a no outlet street.

    When the driver realized the mistake, an attempt was made to turn around in a residential driveway. During the attempt, the bus knocked over two mailboxes and part of a chain link fence.

  • ATV accident claims life

     LEBANON JUNCTION - A man lost his life on Saturday evening from injuries suffered in an ATV accident.

  • Temporary lane closure on southbound I-65 in Bullitt County

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the right lane of southbound Interstate 65 will be closed in Bullitt County between mile points 111 and 112.

    This lane closure is scheduled for Wednesday evening, August 8th, from 7:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. the following morning.

    KYTC crews will be performing pavement repairs.

    The starting date and duration of work may be adjusted for inclement weather or other unforeseeable delays.

  • Smith selected as director of secondary education

      The new director of secondary education for Bullitt County Public Schools is Robb Smith who is closing out a seven year run as North Oldham Middle School Principal. 

  • Economic development, tourist key to overall county plan

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In the Bullitt County Strategic Planning Task Force's effort to build upon the county's success in attracting new industry and visitors, the organization's economic development and tourism committee plays a pivotal role.

    As executive director of the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce, committee chairwoman Freida Howe said proper planning is important for the county's future. 

  • Rezoning for expanded quarry fires up residents

          HILLVIEW - The Rogers Group is hoping to expand its limestone quarry operations to 300 acres currently known as the Bates Farm.

         A large number of residents in the area do not want to see the problems they've endured for 40 years to get any greater.

         The two sides met on Tuesday night as the Hillview City Council must decide whether it would rezone 301 acres from Agricultural and Stream Reserve to EP Earth Products.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Aug. 6

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • Blaze guts vacant building

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Investigators were sifting through the remains from two buildings gutted by fire early Thursday morning at the old Henderson-Hardy Furniture Store.

  • Pink ambulance raises cancer awareness

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Emergency Medical Services have come up with an interesting way to raise awareness - and they’re tickled pink to share it with the community.

  • Shepherdsville man injured in Wednesday morning accident

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A single-vehicle accident Wednesday morning led to more rush hour traffic than usual along Interstate 65.

    Bullitt County Sheriffs Dep. Charlie Mann said a white 1999 Ford F-250 truck left the roadway on northbound I-65 between mile markers 119 and 120.

    Mann said witnesses reported the truck appeared to be pulling over when it left the roadway completely It continued sideways along a rock wall for about 150 feet before flipping to a stop.

    The accident was reported to Bullitt County Dispatch about 8:08 a.m.