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Today's News

  • Public invited to view ‘new’ Mt. Washington Elem. Sunday

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — After braving renovations for 16 months, Mount Washington Elementary School is ready to show off what they’re made of.

    According to Principal Terri Lewis, one of the largest changes visitors will see is the enclosed floor plan.

  • Pioneer Village in store for new location of storage units

     PIONEER VILLAGE - While police continue to investigate recent thefts at a local storage facility, future units could be on their way to Pioneer Village.

    City attorney Mark Edison presented the first reading of a proposed rezoning ordinance for 6.5 acres of property located off John Harper Highway from B-2 Central Business to B-1 Highway Business.

  • New Hope looking for new facility in Bullitt

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—A big move will bring big advances for local pregnant women. For four and a half years, A New Hope Pregnancy Center has worked diligently out of a formerly foreclosed house to bring pregnancy resources to those who asked for it. This spring, the organization will move to a spot in the Cedar Grove Center off Cedar Grove Road in Shepherdsville.

  • State Police investigating local death

     The following is a statement released by the Kentucky State Police Thursday morning, Jan. 19:

    Kentucky State Police Post 04 Trooper/Detectives are conducting a death investigation in Bullitt County.

    On January 18, 2017 at approximately 11:24 PM EST, the Shepherdsville Police Department responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a residence on Landmark Ct. in Shepherdsville.

    Shortly after, Shepherdsville Police Officer Matthew Johnson saw a man matching the description that was given, walking in the vicinity of the initial call.

  • Bullitt EDA to expand efforts to bring message to potential developers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- John Snider can’t go across the country promoting the virtues of economic development in Bullitt County.

    But, he can be part of the bigger picture.

    Having attended about half of the 16 trips with Kentucky United, Snider would like to have the opportunity to have an even bigger role in 2017.

    And the members of the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority agree.

    Previously committing $6,250 to Kentucky United, the board approved spending up to $8,400 for Snider to attend more trips.

  • STEM students get to display ‘eggsiting’ experience to public

     HEBRON ESTATES - Bullitt County Public Schools students received an opportunity to branch out and come out of their shells thanks to a new STEM challenge at the 2017 District Science Fair.

    The district hosted its first district-wide STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) challenge at Hebron Middle School for teams of students from BCPS middle and high schools.

  • Council jumps into budget questions

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — In their first meeting, council members in Shepherdsville jumped right into several budget issues.

    Most importantly, council members wanted answers.

    Bob Ryan, the city’s watchdog on the finances, was in the firing line of questions.

    Mike Hubbard inquired about the city’s financial ability to handle insurance coverage to council members.

    By law, council members are eligible to be covered by the city’s insurance policies.

  • Smoking ban in cars may be repealed

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The ordinance which held occupants responsible if they were smoking with a person under the age of 18 in the vehicle could be in jeopardy.

    Stacy Dawson Cline, in her first meeting back on the Shepherdsville City Council, asked whether the ordinance passed over the summer could be repealed.

    City attorney Walter Sholar said that all he needs is direction from the council and one of the six must sponsor the ordinance.

    Cline said she would request Sholar look at repealing the ordinance.

  • District may get to set sewer rates

        HILLVIEW — Every time the members of the Bullitt County Sanitation District board want to raise its sewer rates, permission must be sought.
        But, if Bullitt Fiscal Court agrees to a proposal, rate hikes would be a mere formality.
        Facing the prospects of having to borrow at least $17 million to construct two new treatment plants, the sanitation district has proposed an amendment to the current ordinance.

  • After rocky start, MW sports park moving again

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— After surprising results from the last bid, re-bidding for the sports complex in Mount Washington is open once again.
        At the original pre-bid meeting in June 2016, Land Design and Development planner Chad McCormick said the room was full of contractors. However, at the open bid one month later, only one bid came in and was priced $3 million over the expected $7 million. The bid was rejected.