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Today's News

  • Parker says farewell as longest-tenured mayor

    HUNTERS HOLLOW - The longest-tenured elected official in Bullitt County has resigned.

    Linda Parker officially stepped away from her duties as Hunters Hollow mayor during the city’s December business meeting.

    Parker became mayor of Bullitt’s smallest municipality in 1988, leaving office on Jan. 1 after 30 years of service to her community.

  • Moving firms admit to overcharging government

     HILLVIEW --- Three area moving companies, including two in northern Bullitt County, have been cited for overcharging the U.S. Government for relocating members of the armed services.

    The owners of the three companies have agreed in U.S. District Court to pay over $264,800 in civil penalties and damages.

    Lynn Moving and Storage and Shadowens Moving and Storage Co., both located in Hillview, and E-Town Moving and Storage Inc., located in Elizabethtown, and their individual owners, have admitted violating the False Claims Act.

  • Daniels honored for service as Pioneer Village clerk

    PIONEER VILLAGE - The changing of the calendar brings many other changes in the city of Pioneer Village headed into 2018.

    Those changes include a new city clerk and two new members of the city’s merit board.

    Ricki Daniels has served as the city’s clerk for over 10 years. She was recognized during the December business meeting for her years of service to the city.

    Mayor Gary Hatcher presented Daniels with a clock and a commemorative plate, along with a letter of recognition from state Rep. Russell Webber.

  • Rezoning could open up more commercial development on new Preston Highway

      SHEPHERDSVILLE — Along the new Preston Highway, there has been just one request for a zoning change to commercial.

    Make that two now.

    Brookland Realty has proposed turning an existing residential tract into a commercial venture.

    Attorney Eric Farris, representing the applicants, said that the property would be south of Hebron Lane and west of Preston Highway. Currently, there is a home on the property.

  • Tipton selected to serve on House transportation panel

     FRANKFORT – Rep. James Tipton, R-Taylorsville, has been appointed to the House Standing Committee on Transportation by Republican House Majority Leadership.

  • Chase starts in Shepherdsville, ends in Indiana

      With the help of six other agencies, two men were apprehended in southern Indiana after beginning a chase in Shepherdsville.

    At 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 10, Shepherdsville officers with the Street Crimes Unit attempted to stop a stolen vehicle in the area of Preston Highway and Conestoga Parkway.

    Passenger Charles Kerr exited the vehicle and was taken into custody.

    However, the driver, Kenneth Morley, fled northbound on Preston Highway. The local officers continued their pursuit as Morley continued into Jefferson County.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of January 14, 2018

     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.

     

  • Roby students graduate from DARE program

     Fifth graders at Roby Elementary recently completed their DARE requirements and earned their diplomas.

    Shepherdsville officer David Smith again served as the DARE officer.

    Essay winners were Caleb Magee, Terra McChesney and Gracie Kile.

    The graduates were:

  • Tourism provides high hopes for continued growth in ‘18

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — New years come with new resolutions and tourism in Bullitt County is no exception.

    Reflecting on the past year, tourism director Troy Beam said establishing the first full year in the visitor’s center was a highlight for him.

    Located at 142 Buffalo Run Road, Beam’s office shifted from the second floor of Paroquet Springs Conference Centre to the new location in July 2016 in an effort to better reach those unfamiliar with the area.

  • Guthrie announces NBHS student appointment to West Point

     WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie today announced the appointment of North Bullitt High School student Kailah Habib to the U.S. Military Academy.

    “As a West Point graduate myself, it was an honor to nominate Kailah to The U.S. Military Academy,” said Guthrie. “I was thrilled to be able to break the news to her about this appointment yesterday. Kailah is a strong student and a proven leader at her school. I know that should she choose to accept her appointment, she will serve our country admirably.”