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  • Shepherdsville to begin seeing benefit of inceptor line

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - The long-debated, often-questioned decision to run a large gravity-fed sewer line under the Salt River is starting to pay off.

         Over seven years ago, the city of Shepherdsville undertook a project to install a large interceptor line under the river to basically take all the sewage from north of the river to the treatment plant.

         This entailed creating a special project team with employees and equipment to do only that work.

  • Work underway to grow Paroquet Springs facility

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - More than a year and a half after the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission first envisioned a grand patio adorning the front of Paroquet Springs Conference Center their vision has finally come to fruition. 

    Having entered into an agreement with Brooks contractor EH Construction, the commission recently broke ground on an elaborate garden patio, which is expected to be completed by this spring, weather permitting. 

  • Garbage bids to be awarded Monday

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - City officials in Shepherdsville wanted a little time to sort through bids submitted by three companies before awarding its next garbage collection contract.

         Current franchise holder Eco-Tech was joined by Waste Management and Rumpke in the bidding process.

         The present contract was extended to March 31, 2013, to give Shepherdsville officials time to look at its present ordinance and to give companies time to present a proposal.

  • Icy Friday results in dicey ride on roads

          LEBANON JUNCTION - Parts of the county escaped the light path of freezing rain which sweep across the area on Friday morning.

         But others got just enough of the frozen precipitation to make driving and walking hazardous.

         As a result, students in the Bullitt County Public School System got an unexpected three-day vacation as classes were cancelled on Friday.

  • County won't change LJ fire boundaries

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - If residents in territory considered to be in "no man's land" want a fire taxing district, don't look for Bullitt Fiscal Court to take the first step.

         Bullitt Fiscal Court members voted unanimously to not proceed with any alteration to the current Lebanon Junction Fire Protection District.

         That district, formed in 1982, consists of a small area of Wilson Creek Road.

  • Comer visits clerk to show off farm plates

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer stepped up to the plate for Bullitt County.

  • MW lifts boil water advisory

     The boil water advisory issued Tuesday for Mount Washington water customers in the the Greenbriar Subdivisions between Flatlick Road and Wilchar Estates, including Clearview Subdivision, has been lifted. 

  • Fair Board Approves Lease for Kentucky Kingdom

     LOUISVILLE – Approval of a new lease agreement today by the Kentucky State Fair Board moves the reopening of Kentucky Kingdom to as early as spring 2014.

    The investors, Kentucky Kingdom LLLP, now must secure the final private loans – worth$25 million - before the park can open.

    The investors have agreed to initially invest $45 million in the park, which has been closed since 2009.

  • Something stinks in parts of MW

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Something stinks in the land of milk and honey and it’s not spoiled dairy. 

  • Healthy lifestyles on exhibit this Sunday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s still not too late to start the new year on a healthier note.