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  • Rutledge to retire as master distiller at Four Roses facilities

    LAWRENCEBURG -– Four Roses Distillery’s CEO and President, Satoko Yoshida, announced today the retirement of long-time Master Distiller Jim Rutledge – effective September 1, 2015.

  • Felons sentenced for string of armed robberies

      LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two Louisville felons were sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, to serve prison terms for their roles in a string of armed robberies announced Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • J.D. provides a BLAST

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--National recording star J.D. Shelburne was the featured attraction Thursday night at the Shepherdsville City Fair and Bullitt Blast. The native of Taylorsville sang on the opening night of the three-day event. He performed his newest single about the demise of his hometown.

  • Bullitt tops state in job growth

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt Countians probably already know it.
        Now, there are statistics to back up their belief.
        According to a study released recently by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Bullitt County has had the highest percentage of job growth in the Commonwealth since June 2009.
        Of the state's 120 counties, figures show that Bullitt grew by a rate of 40 percent in the number of net jobs from June 2009 through December 2014.

  • BC's Robinson to play softball at Union

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Nobody ever said that the recruiting process for high school athletes heading to college had to be difficult.
        It just turns out that way sometimes.
        That certainly wasn't the case for Bullitt Central senior softball player McKayla Robinson. The senior made a trip to Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky in November for a try-out and since that time she knew exactly where she wanted to attend college.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 6, 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.

  • Boy's hard work gives HOPE for those in need of little extra help

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It wasn't quite $100,000, but a young Bullitt Countian brought in quite a pay day for a local organization.

    The Helping Out People Everywhere (HOPE) program was established to assist those in need throughout Bullitt County.

    The group hosted a picnic social community event at First Street Park in Shepherdsville. About 60 people attended for a free meal and learned more about the agency.

  • The Visual Arts of Bullitt County All Member Art Show 2015

    The Visual Artists of Bullitt County hosted
    its 2015 All Members Show at Citizens
    Union Bank in Mount Washington. Artwork
    by the local artists will be on display and for
    sale through July 27. Sharon Milliner won
    fi rst place overall, with Cindy Rayhill placing
    second and Jan Rawlins third. Merit awards
    went to Laverne Arkenburg, Ben Reynolds
    and Jan Rawlins. Honorable mentions went
    to Cindy Rayhill, Sharon Milliner, Cinderella
    Bauman, Debbie Shaw and Patsy Kerr.

  • Number would give list of local services

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Everyone is familiar now to call 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency. Many also know to dial 4-1-1 for information.

    A new number, 2-1-1, is sweeping across the country and into Bullitt County, providing information on available community resources.

    Glen Powell, 2-1-1 director for the Louisville Metro United Way, spoke to the Bullitt County Inter-Agency Council about the phone number, one that would help local services provide and share their resources.

  • Mayor faces harassment suit

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- First facing a criminal investigation, Shepherdsville mayor Scott Ellis is now facing a civil lawsuit claiming sexual harassment of a former employee.
        While no charges have been filed in the criminal investigation that began in late 2014, Ellis is now facing a lawsuit filed last week in Bullitt Circuit Court.
        Also named in the lawsuit is the city of Shepherdsville.