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Today's News

  • Man charged in May 2014 shooting

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Two shelter employees terminated

     Bullitt Fiscal Court has terminated Jimmy Miller as its animal control officer.

  • Trucking firm may buy school

     HILLVIEW - The new Ohio River bridge will be a great benefit in terms of the flow of traffic on Interstate 65.

    And it already appears to be an economic benefit for Bullitt County.

    If the Hillview City Council follows the favorable recommendation of the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission, there will be a new employer who will occupy the old Brooks Elementary School.

    The Bullitt County Public School Finance Corporation and Summitt Trucking received the commission’s blessing to rezone 15 acres to IL Light Industrial.

  • Crusade funds provide van for speicial outings

     Bullitt Lick Middle School students in Matt Smith’s Exceptional Child Education Extended School Services MSD unit recently took a field trip to the Hillview Wal-Mart in a customized eight-passenger van courtesy of the WHAS 11 Crusade for Children.

    “They have been waiting a while for this ride and are very excited it is here,” Smith smiled as students boarded the vehicle.

  • NB students earn honors for eco-art

      North Bullitt High School senior Mindy Greenwell, 17, and sophomore Miranda Keedy, 14, have been honored by the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for their eco-art.

    The youth were recognized with framed plaques by DEP Director Larry C. Taylor and KY EXCEL Coordinator John Eisiminger during a ceremony in the NBHS College and Career Center Café.

    “By creating such beautiful works of art out of recyclable materials, you have raised awareness about the necessity of environmental conservation,” Taylor noted.

  • Trio of roads to be paved by state

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Several roads are slated for resurfacing work through the state’s rural secondary program.

    But the amount of work to be done will be less than in the past.

    Funded primarily through the gas tax, state projects are planned in all the counties.

    Matt Bullock, chief engineer for the Fifth District of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, outlined to Bullitt Fiscal Court the projects and gave an update on some other projects funded through other sources.

  • Just Say NO to Heroin

    Walking for Wellness: Stop Heroin was recently in Hillview to bring awareness to the growing dangers associated with the illegal drug.
    Several dozen participants marched through Hillview. The next walk will be on June 13 at the Lebanon Junction Wall Street Park. A major community event is planned for June 27 at the Shepherdsville Park.