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Today's News

  • Holiday event kicks off season in Hillview

     HILLVIEW -- He’s making a list, checking it twice. Gonna to find out who’s naughty or nice. Santa Claus will be coming to town very soon.

    Traditionally, each of the major municipalities host holiday events.

    That will again be the case this year, starting with the Hillview Winterfest celebration this Saturday night.

     

    Shepherdsville

    After hosting a Christmas parade to lead into its light up ceremony, Shepherdsville will see a major plan of attack this holiday season.

  • BBB Tips: Black Friday Shopping

     Are you counting down the days and hours until Black Friday shopping? It’s time to start planning! Remember, all deals are not created equal and the fine print is often the most important thing! Before you head out the door, and get caught up in the frenzy, BBB offers these tips:

  • WIZARD of OZ comes to Bullitt Central

     Local students followed the Yellow Brick Road to the Bullitt Central Drama Club’s presentation of “The Wizard of Oz.”

    The Club performed the classic Frank E. Baum story live in the school auditorium.

    Two night-time performances were hosted for the public, along with two matinee shows in which area elementary school students were invited.

    Bullitt County Public Schools employees received free admission.

  • AARP salute to Veterans continues to grow annually

     The Mt. Washington AARP fundraiser was no stranger to generosity this year. The annual Veteran’s Day dinner had to be moved from the Senior Center to Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville this year due to high attendance in the previous years.

    President Vivian Adams said they have been “overwhelmed” with donations.

    Currently the amount raised is about $7,200 with more coming in.

  • New roof not in this year’s budget for jail

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - With no money in the current budget to replace the existing flat roof at the Bullitt County Detention Center, fixing leaks will will be addressed by short-term solutions.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court voted to accept a bid from Bowling Roofing, located in Louisville.

    The scope of the job would be to clean the existing roof and then apply an aluminum coating on top.

    Finance officer Keith Griffee said there were funds available in the current budget to perform the maintenance work.

  • City looking at ways fight flood plans

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - As the FEMA flood plain plan’s Jan. 1 deadline continues drawing nearer, the city of Shepherdsville continues its search for ways to fight it.

    City engineer Arthur Jones researched preliminary FEMA map proposals, noting that previous amendments to the designated flooding areas were changed.

  • Pioneer Village was assured of victory on annexation question put on ballot

     PIONEER VILLAGE - An annexation request was officially placed onto the 2014 election ballot.

    However, no one would be able to cast a ballot to vote on it.

    City attorney Mark Edison explained the unique situation at the Pioneer Village October council meeting.

    According to Edison, the language used pertaining to the annexation of the property was on the ballot as a required by statute.

    The property, formerly the residence of John and Mary Harper, lies adjacent to the Little Flock Baptist Church property.

  • Shepherdsville looks to take all of insurance tax premium funding

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville City Council may have an opportunity to save money on future city sewer usage.

    Jim Rice and Bill Reed, representing Flynn Brothers Construction, discussed a potential closeout of the Interstate 65 Pump Station Elimination Project and the city’s recapture agreement.

    Rice said the agreement meant a good value for the city. He added that any companies tapping on to the system in the future would need to know there were fees involved that the city would be required to collect.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning November 24, 2014

     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.

     

  • Southeast Bullitt Fire Chief under investigation

    CLERMONT - An investigation of Southeast Bullitt Fire Department and its long-time chief, Julius Hatfield, resulted in the seizure of records and computers on Tuesday.