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  • Tire, hazardous chemical disposal days

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Whether you have old tires to get rid of or some household chemicals to dispose of, this is your lucky week in Bullitt County.

    Solid waste coordinator Larry Hatfield and Bullitt Fiscal Court has set up disposal days for both items this week.

    Both events are free to Bullitt County residents.

    Tire Disposal

    The most popular of programs offered by the county is the tire disposal days.

  • FAMILY FEST 2017

     Formerly the Longest Day of Play, the Bullitt County Health Department sponsored Family Fest at Little Flock Baptist Church on Saturday.

    The goal was to get people out to take part in some physical activity.

    The crowd participated in a number of activities, as well as enjoying some food and getting information from various vendors.

    The event was organized by the health department's Coalition for Recreation, Education and Wellness (C.R.E.W.) in association with the Kentucky Coalition for Healthy Communities (KCHC)

  • Police search for Hillview robbery suspect

     HILLVIEW -- Police are looking for a white male who reportedly robbed the Hillview branch of PBI Bank Tuesday afternoon.

  • Annual festival is community celebration

     LEBANON JUNCTION— Like every year, the Lebanon Junction Fire Department will lead the way for the annual Wall Street Park Festival Parade on Saturday, Sept. 30.  This year, though, they, along with the police department and EMT workers, will lead the way as the grand marshals.

    “We just haven’t honored them in any way,” committee member Allie Phillips said. “Even though they’re not going to do a float, they’re still going to ride on all their vehicles.”

  • Phone changes could cause issues for tax bill concerns for PVA

    The 2017 Bullitt County tax bills will be sent out to taxpayers on Oct. 1.

    The Bullitt County Property Valuation Administrator’s office is currently undergoing a change in phone service due to past failures. At this time, the PVA office has three phone numbers but only one telephone to answer the calls.

    There is also one additional phone with the rollover capability for the 543-7480 number.

    As of now, the new phone system is to be in operation as of Oct. 9.

  • Careless driving in lot leads to heroin bust by Shepherdsville police

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Driving carelessly in a parking lot has landed two local individuals in the Bullitt County Detention Center.

    On Tuesday, the Shepherdsville Street Crimes Unit stopped a vehicle in the Wal-Mart parking lot and it was observed being driven in a careless manner.

    Police officers learned that the vehicle had been stolen from Hardin County.

  • Merit plan to stay intact

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Early in the month of September, it appeared that the merit ordinance covering the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office was in its final days.

    However, when Sheriff Donnie Tinnell polled his employees, 95 percent wanted the merit system to remain in place.

    Heeding their wishes, Tinnell requested Bullitt Fiscal Court deny the motion to abolish the merit system.

    By a unanimous vote, the court members did just that.

    The merit system was imposed by fiscal court at the request of now-retired sheriff David Greenwell.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning September 24, 2017

     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.

     

  • School work to alter traffic at two locations

     Due to renovations at Bullitt Lick Middle, there will be traffic changes for both Bullitt Lick and Shepherdsville Elementary.

    Also, it appears the road connecting Highway 44 and Blue Lick Road will not be open for through traffic.

    For Bullitt Lick parents, car rider drop off and pick up will use the Highway 44 entrance. Buses and visitors will use the Blue Lick Road entrance. 

  • Arts Council adds bit of mystery to annual dancing competition

    SHEPHERDSVILLE—Lions and dancers and murders; oh my!

    The annual Dancing for the Arts night, presented by the Bullitt County Arts Council, is back on Friday night and this time they’ve brought in a twister.

    This year’s “Wizard of Oz” themed show includes a script and a murder, but don’t fret! Local celebrities will still be dancing to raise money for scholarships to give local high school seniors perusing higher education in the arts.