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  • Welcome to Bullitt County

     Some of Bullitt County’s best was on display for travelers stopping at the Interstate 65 Welcome Center.

    Bullitt County Tourism Day, coinciding with National Travel and Tourism Week (May 1-7), was hosted at the Interstate 65 Welcome Center May 5.

    Hosted by Bullitt County Tourism, the event featured informational booths by such locations as Bernheim Forest and Forest Edge Winery as well as works on display courtesy of the local Basket Guild and Quilting Bees.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning May 8, 2016

    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.

  • Roberts drops out of state rep race

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The political season got a whole lot less interesting on Thursday afternoon.

    Melanie Roberts officially withdrew from her bid to be the next state representative for the 49th District.

    Barring upsets in the May 17 primary, the general election would have pitted three-term incumbent Linda Belcher versus Roberts, who is serving her third term as county judge.

  • Lines are long to get shot at having some fun at new skate park in honor of Prescott in MW

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — The day was a long one coming, but the skate park honoring Prescott Lee Goodman is finally open.

    Family, friends, coworkers, council members and community members filled the Mount Washington City Park last Tuesday for the chance to witness the official opening of the facility.

  • County has over $1 billion in roadwork in plans for next 6 years

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County motorists will experience over $1.1 billion worth of road projects over the next two years.

    This is according to the 2016-18 biennial highway construction plan completed as part of the annual budget.

    In addition, there could be another $12 million in road projects for the 2018-2022 highway construction plan.

    The newest addition to the two-year road plan may be the lowest in cost but the current situation has already cost a life.

  • PRP woman faces murder charge in fatal hit-and-run accident Monday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A Pleasure Ridge Park resident has been charged in the death of a man in Bullitt County.

  • Options Unlimited van stolen, suspect sought

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Options Unlimited is seeking the community's assistance in finding an individual who stole a company vehicle.

    Director Willie Byrd said an individual stole a wheelchair-accessible van from the property around 1:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

    Byrd contact police and offered a surveillance video that included a man walking around the property for about 30 minutes.

  • US Attorney, DEA, announce home pill Take-Back Day initiative
  • Political forum May 5 for primary

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It’s not the main event but rather a preliminary race to set up the battle in the fall general election.

    While many may not realize it, there will be a few races on the May 17 primary election ballot.

    To let the voters get a sense of where the candidates stand on the issues, the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce and The Pioneer News will host a special forum on Thursday, May 5.

    The forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Bullitt Central High School.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning April 24, 2016

     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.