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Today's News

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning September 25, 2016

    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.

  • Police investigate shooting following alleged ax attack

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - An ax attack led to a shooting and a man injured Wednesday morning.

    The incident took place on Harris Passway, just off Fisher Lane in Mount Washington.

    Bullitt County Sheriffs Capt. Mike Murdoch said a male and female were sitting in a truck on Harris Passway around 11 a.m. when another male approached the vehicle.

  • DEA announces “360 Degree Strategy” to address opiate epidemic

     LOUISVILLE - The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) today announced Louisville’s selection as the fourth city in America to take part in a comprehensive law enforcement and prevention “360 Degree Strategy” to assist cities dealing with the heroin and prescription drug abuse epidemic.

  • US attorney announces heroin intervention program with DEA, LMPD

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr., joined by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad and Timothy J. Plancon, Special Agent in Charge, DEA Detroit Field Office, announced a new collaborative investigation and prosecution program to remove heroin dealers from the streets of Louisville.

  • UK will do study to look at county’s image

    SHEPHERDSVILLE—     Sometimes to make things better, you have to know where the problem lies.
        And that exactly what the University of Kentucky’s Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky plans to do.
        Through a series of visits, the initiative sends participants to the county to compose a full review of the county, highlighting areas of opportunities for tourism and economic development, as well as noting which areas need improvement.

  • New notification system has many features

                    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt Countians who wish to be notified of weather events will have to sign up on a new regional system.
        And, if they wish, they can provide a lot more information that could mean the difference between life and death if they need any type of assistance through the Bullitt County Central Dispatch System.

  • Hebron Estates residents to see big change in trash

     HEBRON ESTATES - A new contract will lead to a change in trash collection for Hebron Estates residents.

    The city’s current collection contract with Rumpke runs out at the end of September. The city commission accepted bids for a new four-year contract.

    Two bids were received, from Rumpke and Waste Management.

    Rumpke’s bid included a slight rate increase of $12.36 per month for weekly curbside service, with a $3.50 charge for an additional cart rental. No recycling option was offered.

  • Pioneer Village brothers team up to provide help for homeless

     PIONEER VILLAGE - A pair of local brothers have decided to let others in need know they have their back.

    Brandon Elder and Shawn Mix have organized Backpacks Giving Back, an attempt to raise funds for the purchase of backpacks full of much-needed necessities for homeless individuals.

    “My brother and I talked about wanting to make a difference,” said Elder. “We’re just so blessed with material things.”

  • Hart Co. man charged with consumer product tampering

     BOWLING GREEN – A Hart County, Kentucky, man was charged, under seal, by grand jury indictment on September 14, 2016, with one count of consumer product tampering, announced United States Attorney, John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • County to keep its tax same for real property

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It’s great news for property owners in Bullitt County -- if your assessments did not go up.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court passed a resolution keeping all tax rates the same for the coming year.

    However, in terms of revenue for the county and the services it provides, there will be a drop in revenue when tax bills are collected later this fall.