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Today's News

  • Watch out for those flying eggs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s Bullitt County’s newest version of the ball drop at Times Square on New Year’s Eve.

    The second annual Helicopter Egg Drop lured about 6,000 egg seekers to the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    The helicopter dropped bags full of empty plastic Easter eggs onto a field for children to collect. The eggs were late redeemed for Easter candy.

    The family-friendly event included fun activities, food, and rides on a small scale working train.

  • Residents will have place to dispose of junk this spring

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County residents get your junk ready.

    The annual spring clean up days, sponsored by Bullitt Fiscal Court, will be held on Saturday, April 26, and on Saturday, May 10.

    According to Larry Hatfield, director of the county’s solid waste program, the dumpsters will be at several locations from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

    Road department employees, as well as inmates with the Bullitt County Detention Center, will be on-hand to assist residents in placing the junk items into dumpsters.

  • District won’t get too deep in help

     HILLVIEW - In the time of an emergency, the Bullitt County Sanitation District was ready to help out the owner of a private treatment facility.

    However, that lending of a hand will not go any further until a long-term solution to the problem surrounding the failure of the Hunters Hollow treatment facility is developed.

    On March 29, a failure in the wall of the Bullitt Utilities treatment facility led to over 300,000 gallons a day of raw sewage being dumped onto the ground and into a tributary of Brooks Run.

  • Schools receive major reading grant

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Nine Bullitt County elementary schools are achieving goals in reading thanks to a substantial state award.

    The Kentucky Department of Education tentatively awarded the local schools a total of $873,000 following the review process of the Read the Achieve grant proposal by Bullitt County Public Schools.

    BCPS schools receiving funding include Brooks, Cedar Grove, Lebanon Junction, Maryville, Nichols, Overdale, Pleasant Grove, Roby and Shepherdsville Elementary.

  • City now has three resource officers in schools

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Safety is pivotal to any school, and the Shepherdsville CIty Council knows that.

    The council approved two new school resource officer positions for the city’s police department, allowing for three total to assist at public schools within city limits.

    Curtis Hockenberry and Ray Page Jr. were selected to join Sgt. Ken Bernardi in the special positions.

  • Workers face fatal consequences daily repairing roads

    LEBANON JUNCTION - As the weather warms up, Bullitt County drivers are encouraged to use caution along Interstate 65.

    State road crews are now working on roadway repairs in Bullitt County, beginning at the county line near Lebanon Junction and working their way up to the Metro Louisville city limits.

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) officials took the opportunity to promote both National Work Zone Awareness Week and National Distracted Driving Awareness Month to stress both worker and driver safety.

  • Dates set for county residents to get rid of their junk items

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County residents get your junk ready.

  • State law allows alcohol sales on election day

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Until last summer, Kentuckians who wanted to purchase alcohol on election day could not do so until the polls closed.

  • Justices poses questions on smoking ban

    FRANKFORT -- There was no hiding behind a smoke screen Thursday for attorneys representing the Bullitt County Health Board, Bullitt Fiscal Court or the eight municipalities.

  • Shepherdsville officials begin expense side of budgeting

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Before putting numbers down on paper for a final proposal, members of the Shepherdsville City Council met on four evenings with department supervisors.