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  • LJ Fire hopes to secure rescue truck

    LEBANON JUNCTION--A lengthy discussion about purchasing a new fire rescue truck has lead to the need for a special Lebanon Junction council meeting.

    Assistant Fire Chief Kendall Coleman presented the council with an estimate for a new fire rescue truck, a 2013 Dodge Ram 1300, for $44,000. It's a four-door and can haul up to six people and equipment.

    “This truck will last a long, long time,” he said.

  • Settlement deal hits legal delay

    CLERMONT -- Just when the public thought the long-standing issues surrounding the Southeast Bullitt fire department and taxing district were settled, think again.
        Those attending a special meeting Friday night may have thought they were going to witness an historic moment.
        However, that moment of celebration will take a few more weeks before becoming reality.

  • Ott selected regional business award winner

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--Tammy Ott, owner of Today’s Kid’s Childcare & Learning Center in Shepherdsville, recently won the EPIC Small Business Division Award from the National Association of Women Business Owners of Louisville. Ott was one of six finalists. A panel of woman judges reviewed her business’ profitability and speech she gave at the awards ceremony.

    Ott said she was honored and surprised to win the award.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning March 16, 2015

    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.

     

  • KidsFest scheduled for Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It's one of Bullitt County's biggest events because it's the one that puts the emphasis on the children.

    The 2015 KidsFest, presented by Kentucky One Health and Kosair Charities in association with the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for Saturday, Mar. 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    This year's event will include an admission fee of $1 per person. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • FLOOD WATCH; Roads closed due to flooding

     The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a flood watch for Bullitt County through 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

    A flood warning was issued for areas along the Rolling Fork River, which could affect Bullitt County residents in or near the Lebanon Junction area.

  • Warnings over, tickets now written in Fox Chase

    FOX CHASE - Residents in Fox Chase who are upset with local speeders may finally be over the hump in regards to worrying.

                Constable James Scrogham is now performing patrols in the city limits in an attempt to get the speeding issues under control.

                In January the Fox Chase City Council approved the purchase of a new radar gun that can be offered to Scrogham for use during his patrols.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning March 9, 2015

    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.

     

  • Club gets update on outreach efforts

    The February meeting of the Bullitt County Woman's Club was held at the Cedar Grove Coffeehouse.

    Members were given an update on a young man that they supported through the International Outreach Committee.

  • Shepherdsville takes over road work

                SHEPHERDSVILLE - Despite a split in the vote, the cracks along Bullitt Creek Drive may soon be improved.

                The Shepherdsville City Council approved taking over maintenance of the roadway, stretching 280 yards of W. Blue Lick Rd. near Bullitt Lick Middle School.