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  • Criminals should watch where they fuel up if officers are in the area

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A little tip from the police is that if you are ridin’ dirty, it’s probably not a good idea to hang out where the officers regularly get fuel.

    In the early morning hours of Sept. 27, the Shepherdsville Street Crimes Unit conducted an investigation at the Speedway on Highway 44 East.

    K9 Diego came out and conducted an open air sniff test and indicated on the passenger door of a vehicle.

  • Artistic skills needed to paint MW fire hydrants

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— Hydrants in Mount Washington are about to get a little more creative.

    The first annual Hydrant Palooza invites residents to paint their chosen hydrant in creative, quirky and just plain fun ways.

    Orgnized by councilmember Alice Harris, the event was created to help the city celebrate City Government Month, which takes place in September each year.

    Harris said the city hosted a similar event many years ago and that she remembers painting a hydrant during it. 

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 1, 2017

     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.

     

  • Roadway maintenance work in Bullitt County September 28-29

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of maintenance work this week on three roadways in Bullitt County. Contract crews will be milling and paving some small sections of deteriorated pavement on KY 1020 (Coral Ridge Road), KY 1526 (Brooks Hill Road) and KY 1604 (Deatsville Road).

  • Brimm brings experience to bid for sheriff’s

     ZONETON -- When you meet Todd Brimm on the campaign trail, don’t be surprised if he’s a little quiet in the beginning.

    Instead of telling you what he is going to do as the next Bullitt County Sheriff, Brimm wants to know what you think.

    He wants to know what you expect out of the sheriff’s office.

    “I listen to people,” said Brimm, who retired after 21 years with Louisville Metro Police. “People want to be part of the solution.”

  • Tire, hazardous chemical disposal days

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Whether you have old tires to get rid of or some household chemicals to dispose of, this is your lucky week in Bullitt County.

    Solid waste coordinator Larry Hatfield and Bullitt Fiscal Court has set up disposal days for both items this week.

    Both events are free to Bullitt County residents.

    Tire Disposal

    The most popular of programs offered by the county is the tire disposal days.

  • FAMILY FEST 2017

     Formerly the Longest Day of Play, the Bullitt County Health Department sponsored Family Fest at Little Flock Baptist Church on Saturday.

    The goal was to get people out to take part in some physical activity.

    The crowd participated in a number of activities, as well as enjoying some food and getting information from various vendors.

    The event was organized by the health department's Coalition for Recreation, Education and Wellness (C.R.E.W.) in association with the Kentucky Coalition for Healthy Communities (KCHC)

  • Police search for Hillview robbery suspect

     HILLVIEW -- Police are looking for a white male who reportedly robbed the Hillview branch of PBI Bank Tuesday afternoon.

  • Annual festival is community celebration

     LEBANON JUNCTION— Like every year, the Lebanon Junction Fire Department will lead the way for the annual Wall Street Park Festival Parade on Saturday, Sept. 30.  This year, though, they, along with the police department and EMT workers, will lead the way as the grand marshals.

    “We just haven’t honored them in any way,” committee member Allie Phillips said. “Even though they’re not going to do a float, they’re still going to ride on all their vehicles.”

  • Phone changes could cause issues for tax bill concerns for PVA

    The 2017 Bullitt County tax bills will be sent out to taxpayers on Oct. 1.

    The Bullitt County Property Valuation Administrator’s office is currently undergoing a change in phone service due to past failures. At this time, the PVA office has three phone numbers but only one telephone to answer the calls.

    There is also one additional phone with the rollover capability for the 543-7480 number.

    As of now, the new phone system is to be in operation as of Oct. 9.