Today's News

  • County finances on budget at end of first quarter

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- If other department leaders are required to give reports to fiscal court, why not the chief finance offer.

    Keith Griffee, starting his second year as the county’s chief finance officer, said that everything appeared to be on target at the end of the first quarter of the fiscal year.

    Some departments, like the road department, will appear to be overspending the budget for the first quarter.

    However, Griffee said that is the time the department will be purchasing its road materials, such as gravel and asphalt.

  • Individuals indicted for drug-related allegations by grand jury

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A number of individuals have been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury for drug-related allegations.

    Those indicted on felony charges include:

    *Todd A. Cross -- charged with trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, possession of drug paraphernalia while in possession of a firearm, receiving stolen property under $10,000 and being a persistent felony offender.

  • Lions Speaker

     Attorney Emily Monarch of Elder Law Solutions, spoke to the Shepherdsville Lions Club and visitors on Nov. 10.

    She gave an informative and entertaining presentation about options for all of us when our loved ones reach the elder years.

    Elder Law Solutions is located at 4815 N. Preston Highway.

  • CASA program sends thanks

     The Bullitt County CASA program recently gave a big shout out to eBay Enterprise as the company made a donation of $3,400 to the local organization. 

    These funds will go directly to help abused and neglected children of Bullitt County.

    Patricia Wells of eBay, located on Omega Parkway, presented the check to the CASA staff.

  • Sewer talk never far from discussion in Hunters Hollow

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - A lot of legal action has taken place over the past 18 months following the explosion of the Hunters Hollow sewage treatment plant.

    Still, informational questions linger, and area residents fear a coming surcharge rate increase.

    The Hunters Hollow City Commission discussed the potential increase during its October business meeting.

  • Many duties performed in circuit clerk’s office

     As a general rule, the public has many perceptions of the role the clerk’s office plays in the court system.  These perceptions, however, are many times inaccurate.  

    The clerks play a vital role in the court system.  However, the clerks are not attorneys and are not allowed to provide any type of legal advice.  

  • KHEAA’s Gortney to work with North Bullitt college coach this year

    FRANKFORT -- Summer Gortney has been named the advisor to the Kentucky College Coaches Program by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). 

    She will work with the college coach at North Bullitt High School.

    “The Kentucky College Coaches program has helped thousands of students prepare for and enter college,” Gortney said.

    “I look forward to working with the college coaches, the Kentucky Campus Compact and other program partners who have made it a highly regarded and credible program across the state.”

  • Consumers should use caution at ATMs, gas pumps

     FRANKFORT – It’s a common practice today to use a credit or debit card to purchase gas or withdraw money from an Automated Teller Machine or ATM. But beware; criminals may have installed devices to steal consumer information that results in unauthorized account access.

  • Concrete repairs may affect travels this week on I-65

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of lane closures this week on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County. KYTC maintenance crews will be performing concrete pavement repairs.

    Dates and locations of this scheduled work are:

    ·        Wednesday, November 18 from 4:00 p.m. until midnight – I-65 North right lane closed between mile points 106 and 108

  • BE’s Duvall to miss junior season with tumor on knee

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East basketball standout Lindsey Duvall, who recently committed to the University of Kentucky, will miss her junior season this winter after having a tumor removed from just below her left knee.

    Duvall had surgery on Thursday in Louisville and went home that day. The bone tumor was diagnosed as chondroblastoma, a very rare form of cancer.