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  • Old Hwy. 61 closed near E. Hebron Ln.

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that Old KY 61 (Old Preston Highway) has been closed this morning near Robin Way in Bullitt County (mile point 18.75).  This section of roadway has been closed due to a culvert that is collapsing. The closure is located about a half-mile south of East Hebron Lane.

    Residents in this area will be able to use the recently realigned portion of KY 61 to detour this area.

  • Bernheim booming in June

    Clermont, KY – Did you know that daytime isn’t the only time to experience the beauty of Bernheim? June is full of night programs that will leave you stunned by the evening sky, including our first-ever overnight program, Summer Solstice Welcome at Earth Measure.

    Saturday, June 6 also marks National Trails Day here at Bernheim and with more than 40 miles of trails to choose from, there is a perfect hike for everyone.

  • UPDATE: Back to the State Tournament

     UPDATE (Wednesday, June 3): 

    The North Bullitt run came to an end in the second round of the state baseball tournament.

    The Eagles lost in the second round against Highlands by a score of 3-1.

    Read the full story in Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net.

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  • Track project hits hurdle; project sidelined for year

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The plans to resurface the Bullitt Central High track has finally hit a hurdle which would delay the project for at least a year.
        However, that delay may be beneficial to the track renovation plans at the other two high schools.
        Given authority to negotiate with the two bidders who submitted prices for the repairs and rubberized surfacing at Bullitt Central, Scott Kremer hoped to get a reduced price.

  • Two terminated at animal shelter

    CLERMONT -- The Bullitt County Animal Shelter is looking for a new director.
        But it is also looking for another employee, as well.
        After discussing a personnel matter for 75 minutes behind closed doors on Wednesday, Bullitt Fiscal Court unanimously voted to terminate animal control officer Jimmy Miller.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 1, 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.

  • Man facing charges in murder of lady in 2014

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A Louisville man has been charged with the murder that occurred over a year ago.

  • Multi-truck accident closes 65 southbound at LJ

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Four tractor-trailers were involved in an accident along Interstate 65 Thursday afternoon.

    Lebanon Junction Police and Fire units responded to the scene, reported in the southbound lanes near mile marker 104, about one mile south of the city. The units were dispatched around 3:30 p.m.

    Bullitt County Dispatch reported that the accident actually occurred at the 102 marker, placing it in Hardin County.

  • YES... Land-use plan set for public viewing

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- After years and years of discussion, the proposed comprehensive land-use plan will be presented for possible passage on Thursday night.

    A public hearing will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, by the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission.

    The meeting will be held at the Bullitt County Courthouse. The public is invited to attend.

    Kriss Lowry, who was contracted by the county to help rewrite the comprehensive plan, will be present to answer any questions.

  • Remembering those who served

     The damp Monday weather didn’t dampen the spirits of those celebrating local Memorial Day services.

    The annual county service in Shepherdsville was moved into the Bullitt County Courthouse, with members of the American Legion Post 157 placing a wreath in front of a plaque honoring the military.

    Dirk “Mac” McCoy was the honorary guest speaker, representing the American Legion.

    The rain stayed mostly away during the annual ceremony held outside at the Lebanon Junction Post Office, hosted by VFW Post 8293.