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  • Young professionals encouraged to get involved

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce is looking to harness some new energy and it is going to come from the area’s young business professionals.

    The Chamber’s newest organization is the Bullitt County Young Professionals — a group that will focus on 21 to 40 year olds working within the county.

  • REMINDER: BCPS early dismissal

    Bullitt County Public Schools will dismiss early on Wednesday, Aug. 19.

    All schools will dismiss two hours earlier than regularly scheduled.

    Call your school  for more information, or contact the Central Office at 869-8000.

  • Superintendent eager to get challenging year started Tuesday

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - As the clock ticks quickly, superintendent Keith Davis is really hoping it was already Wednesday.

    Over the weekend and on Monday, workers with the Bullitt County Public School System and with various contractors are busy... very busy.

    With two new schools to open and several others undergoing major renovations, Davis said it would be down to the wire but classes will begin on Tuesday, Aug. 11.

    “We’ll be open for classes,” said Davis. “We’ll be ready and the schools will be safe for our students and staff.”

  • Despite appearance, schools will be ready for class Aug. 11

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The staff members at the Bullitt County Public Schools Central Office probably keep hard hats at their desks.

    That’s because a large number of local schools are currently under construction.

    Summer work included two new school facilities (along with two demolitions), major renovations at four schools, updated technology, lighting and air conditioning units at many schools, and one more brand new facility in the plans.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Aug. 10

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of August 10:

     

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  • Thunderstorms, floods swamp area

    Heavy downpours Tuesday caused flooding issues in Bullitt County.

    Morning rains flooded creeks and streams, causing standing water in many areas.

    Some roads were closed in the county's north end for brief periods until water receded.

    At one point NWS reported 16 to 18 inches of swift moving water on Hillview Blvd. between Terry Rd. and Earlywood Way.

  • Fiscal Court asked to consider big hike an animal control fees

    CLERMONT - The cost of having the Bullitt County Animal Shelter handle your pets may be going up.

    But animal control warden Jimmy Miller will meet with county attorney Walter Sholar before a formal presentation is brought to Bullitt Fiscal Court.

    “We’re falling behind,” Miller said of the county fee structure.

    While the cost of caring for animals housed at the shelter have risen over the years, fees have not increased since 1996.

    Miller gave court members a list of proposed changes to the fee schedule.

  • Sewage woes return to Big Valley: System again out of order

    PRYOR VALLEY -- Raw untreated sewage -- 2,000 to 3,000 gallons of it -- has been seeping daily into Blue Lick Creek near Big Valley Mobile Home park off Pryor Valley Road.

  • County to solicit bids for banking services

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- On the heels of being involved in the loss of over $415,000 in a cyber-theft, Bullitt Fiscal Court will be seeking proposals on a new financial vendor.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court has authorized the solicitation of proposals for the banking services of the county.

    All inquiries and proposals should be sent to county treasurer Kenann Bradley.

    A decision could be made by the next fiscal court meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 18.

    In late June, the county’s payroll account was taken for over $415,000 in the on-line crime.

  • VIP Youth Poster Campaign unveiling August 12

    Bullitt County youth who model a drug-free life will be recognized at a poster unveiling Wednesday, August 12, 2009 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Shepherdsville Government Center, 634 Conestoga Parkway.

    These VIP’s will autograph copies of their poster for the public at the unveiling.

    Nominated youths wrote an essay and were interviewed prior to the selection by a panel of community, civic and business leaders. Youth selected for posters exemplify a stand against harmful substances in their lives.