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Today's News

  • Shepherdsville man fatally struck by train

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man died after being struck by a train in Shepherdsville Wednesday afternoon.

    William Marshall McCubbins, 39, of Shepherdsville, was pronounced dead at the scene by Bullitt County coroner David Billings.

    According to Shepherdsville Police Sgt. Mike O'Donnell, McCubbins was apparently walking northbound on the CSX tracks when he was struck from behind by a northbound train.

  • Organizers pleased with first attempt at combined events

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The first year for the Bullitt Blast/Shepherdsville City Fair seems to have gone off with a boom.

  • Interstate 65 to be reduced to one lane near LJ this week

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that a section of Interstate 65 in Bullitt County will be reduced to one lane during two nights next week.

  • Temporary closure of KY 2724 in Bullitt County

      The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of the temporary closure of KY 2724 (Horsefly Hollow Road) in Bullitt County.

    This roadway will be closed to through traffic between Belmont Road and John Lee Road to allow for cross-drain repairs at mile point 1.0.

    Closure of KY 2724 is scheduled for Wednesday, July 16 from 6:00 p.m. until midnight.  Local access will be allowed during this work.

  • Burglaries high on indictment list in Bullitt County

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Whether it is the staggering economy or the need for money for drugs or simply the need to steal, the Bullitt County Grand Jury indicted a number of felony offenders for burglary charges.

    Ashley Hutton was charged with burglary in the first degree and theft by unlawful taking over $500.

    The indictment alleges that on Sept. 30, 2013, Hutton entered a home while in possession of a deadly weapon with the intent to commit a crime.

    While at the home, she allegedly took items worth over $500.

  • County wants funds back from city

     HILLVIEW - Bullitt County officials believe that they have sent too many payments to the city of Hillview to cover a long-standing interlocal agreement.
    The two bodies reached an agreement when Bullitt County imposed its insurance premium tax. Instead of taking a portion or all of the money collected from policyholders inside the municipal boundaries, Hillview would receive a check.
    Now, with the city of Hillview starting to take a portion of the tax, the question is how much was paid by the county which should be recovered.

  • Sunday sales request to be altered before vote taken

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the past couple of years, owners of Little Rick’s bar and grill in Lebanon Junction have been lobbying for help.

  • SUMMER CAMPS AT SCHOOLS

     A list of various summer camps available through Bullitt County Public Schools. For more information call 869-8000. 

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    Leadership Academy:  This camp is to work on student leadership skills in a variety of areas.

    Target Audience:  GT Students in Current Grades 6-12

    Location:  Shepherdsville Elementary

    Dates:  July 28 – August 1, 2014

    Cost:  ½ day = $50.00 / full day = $100.00

  • SUMMER FOOD PROGRAM

    The Bullitt County Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:

     

    OPEN SITES:

    Church Sites

    Mt. Elmira Baptist Church, 3644 Mt. Elmira Road, Shepherdsville, KY 40165

  • Few file as non-partisan deadlines set for Aug. 12

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With just six weeks to go until the filing deadline, several non-partisan races are starting to see candidates announce their intentions.