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  • Rasner has plan to get city moving in better direction plan to get city moving in right path

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Depp Rasner believes the current status of city government in Shepherdsville is a bit dysfunctional.

    With his business experience, his college degree and his time in county government, Rasner believes he can be the person to make a positive change in Shepherdsville.

    Rasner will be one of six candidates vying for the final two years of Scott Ellis’ term as mayor.

  • One arrested as shots fired in local motel

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Police arrested a man Monday morning at the Sleep Inn after reports of shots being fired in the business.

    Christian J. Jefferies, 18, of Louisville, was arrested by Shepherdsville police and charged with theft by unlawful taking, wanton endangerment (two counts), possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and public intoxication.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 14, 2016

     

  • Shepherdsville honors its youngest ‘police’ officer

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville Police Department’s newest member is by far their youngest.
        At nine years old, Hayden Heck is also the department’s favorite officer.
        Heck was sworn in as a special deputy for a day, and given his own uniform, all as a result of his random act of kindness toward the department.
        The Pioneer News ran a story in July about communities showing support for local police officers following fatal police shootings throughout the country.

  • U.S. Rep. Guthrie visits Bullitt County

     Congressman Brett Guthrie recently visited Mount Washington to show the area what he’s doing while in office.

    Each August, Guthrie makes a tour of his counties in the Second District. This year, the stop was at the Mount Washington City Hall Annex Building.

    Guthrie and his team met with local officials and spoke with citizens during the visit.

  • History Museum reopens display room, upstairs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County History Museum made history by making history.

    The museum, located in the older format portion of the Bullitt County Courthouse, hosted a grand reopening of one of its display rooms following damage to the room over a year ago.

    The rooms on the south side received heavy water damages, leading to substantial work to reopen each room.

  • Armstrong, former county judge, dies at 80

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- He was remembered as a man who was liked by all.

    Glenn Lewis Armstrong, 80, of Mount Washington, died on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016.

    Armstrong served one four-year term as Bullitt County Judge/Executive (1990-93).

    “He was a good guy,” said James “Butch” Sweat, who served as magistrate of the Fourth District with Armstrong.

  • Adam Shepherd’s importance to county now lives on through newest marker

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The city’s namesake was given official credit for his importance to the area.

    Kentucky Historical Highway Marker 2494, honoring Adam Shepherd, was officially dedicated in the front lawn of the Bullitt County Courthouse.

    Local residents, officials, and a few of Shepherd’s descendants gathered for the formal unveiling ceremony, including former elected official Billy Roy Shepherd.

  • Maryville Elementary closed for the week

      PIONEER VILLAGE - On the opening day of 2016, there were a few Bullitt County Public Schools students who didn't attend classes.

    Maryville Elementary principal Ruth Esterle announced to school families Tuesday evening that the school was declared not ready for students on Wednesday's opening day.

    According to Esterle, the school did not receive its Certificate of Occupancy after failing a plumbing pressure test.

  • Six to battle for Shepherdsville mayor

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With the filing deadline complete, voters in Shepherdsville will have plenty of candidates to choose from in local races.

    Six candidates have filed for the mayor's office with another 14 hoping to land one of the six council seats.