.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Local News

  • City looks to make sure developers properly install subdivision streets

    SHEPHERDVILLE - The Shepherdsville City Council is seeking assurance of its own surety bonds.

    Last month the council agreed to take over maintenance of streets in the Heritage Hill area after the original property owner declared bankruptcy.

    Because the city did not have a concrete surety bond ion place, the company was not required to maintain the streets.

    To avoid similar future issues, the city is now looking at proper surety bond regulations and procedures for future developers.

  • Shepherdsville adds fire truck; new firehouse plans put on hold

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - While the Shepherdsville Fire Department continues to wait on the return of a damaged firetruck, the Shepherdsville City Council approved the purchase of another used truck.

    The council approved the purchase of a 2001 Pierce Rescue-Engine, at a cost of $200,000, during a special meeting.

    Mayor Scott Ellis said fire chief Layne Troutman was in Pennsylvania visiting Fenton Fire Equipment, who was selling the truck.

    According to Ellis, the original cost of the truck was estimated at $650,000.

  • MW park proposal not welcome by everyone

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--The Mount Washington city council still has a long way to go before they get a recreation facility.

    At a recent special meeting, a few citizens raised questions about the park concept being placed at the business park.

    Carl Marrilla, a owner at the business park, said he would like to see a park be built but not in that location.

    He said he was asked about 12 years ago to sign agreements stating his land would only be utilized in certain ways.

  • Light Up Shepherdsville

    Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived at the Shepherdsville City Park on Friday night atop a Shepherdsville fire truck. Despite a constant drizzle, several dozen children came out to see Santa, who was led by Rudolph on this foggy night. This year, only the front of the park will be lit up through the end of the year.

  • Hatfield resigns from SE fire board

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- They may not have the ability to remove him as fire chief. However, Bullitt Fiscal Court is taking every opportunity to turn up the heat on Southeast Bullitt fire chief Julius Hatfield.

  • Missing man found deceased in residence

     A man reported missing by the Bullitt County Sheriffs Department was found dead Tuesday evening.

    Capt. Mike Murdoch confirmed that Scott Newton, 40, was discovered inside the garage of his residence at 419 Fountain Street.

    The Sheriff's Office received a call Tuesday evening before 5 p.m. that Newton was found at the residence.

    "(Newton) was located in an area of the garage where he wouldn't have been seen," Murdoch said. "It appears (Newton) passed away several weeks ago."

  • Hatfield resigns from Board of Trustees

     The following is a letter issued to the Bullitt County Judge/Executive's Office on Thursday afternoon from Southeast Bullitt Fire chief Julius Hatfield.

    The letter is only a resignation from the fire district's Board of Trustees. He remains the Southeast Bullitt chief at this time.

    ################################

    Judge Melanie Roberts

    Members of Fiscal Court

    All interested citizens of the Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District

     

  • Board to educate new leadership

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Members of the Bullitt County Parks Commission have dreams and goals for what they would like to see the community become in the future.

    But with a desire for members to wait until after the elections were concluded, now is the time for the commission to unveil some of its plans.

    With the start of the new year will bring a renewed desire to move Bullitt County forward in providing recreational opportunities for local residents.

  • Schaaf marches in parade, comes home with honors

     NEW YORK - On Thanksgiving Day, alto saxophonist Sarah Schaaf brought some extra hope to the Bullitt Central community.

    The senior student performed in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with the Great American Marching Band, and was also selected as the 2014 recipient of the Hope Scholarship.

    Awarded annually since 2003, the Bob and Delores Hope Charitable Foundation, in association with Macy’s, is given to a band performer participating in the parade.

  • Fiscal Court goes after Hatfield

     Bullitt Fiscal Court has started the process of removing Julius Hatfield from the Southeast Bullitt Fire District Board of Trustees.