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Today's News

  • BE’s Murphy heading to state

     LOUISVILLE – ‘Steady’ was the name of the game on Monday for Bullitt East senior Mark Murphy in the Boys’ Region Five Golf Tournament at Seneca Golf Course.

    Murphy accomplished that goal, firing a 37 on the front nine and following that up with an identical 37 on the back nine to finish at 74 for a third place finish in the event. The score was easily enough for Murphy to qualify for the Kentucky State Golf Tournament next week at the Bowling Green Country Club.

  • Tire, hazardous chemical disposal days

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Whether you have old tires to get rid of or some household chemicals to dispose of, this is your lucky week in Bullitt County.

    Solid waste coordinator Larry Hatfield and Bullitt Fiscal Court has set up disposal days for both items this week.

    Both events are free to Bullitt County residents.

    Tire Disposal

    The most popular of programs offered by the county is the tire disposal days.

  • Major tract on I-65 looks for rezoning

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — A major tract for light industrial development could be opened up for development.

    The Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission gave a favorable recommendation to over 532 acres of property just west of Interstate 65 to be rezoned to IL Light Industrial.

    The Shepherdsville City Council will have the final decision.

  • FAMILY FEST 2017

     Formerly the Longest Day of Play, the Bullitt County Health Department sponsored Family Fest at Little Flock Baptist Church on Saturday.

    The goal was to get people out to take part in some physical activity.

    The crowd participated in a number of activities, as well as enjoying some food and getting information from various vendors.

    The event was organized by the health department's Coalition for Recreation, Education and Wellness (C.R.E.W.) in association with the Kentucky Coalition for Healthy Communities (KCHC)

  • North falls 3-1, but stays competitive with Mercy

     OKOLONA – North Bullitt has gotten to the hurdle, now they just need to get over it.

    For the second time in less than a year, the Lady Eagles went toe-to-toe with Sixth Region power Mercy in girls’ soccer and each time the green and gold came away dreaming of what might have been.

  • Police search for Hillview robbery suspect

     HILLVIEW -- Police are looking for a white male who reportedly robbed the Hillview branch of PBI Bank Tuesday afternoon.

  • Diabetes Awareness Walk

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Kentucky Coalition for Healthy Communities, in association with the Bullitt Coalition for Recreation, Education and Wellness (C.R.E.W.), hosted the annual Walk/Run for Diabetes Awareness as the Shepherdsville City Park.

    A group of Kentucky counties compete each year to collect the most steps walked or ran within an hour, with pedometers used by each participant to count steps.

    This year KCHC and C.R.E.W. made a challenge to participants for 300,000 collective steps, far more than their usual goal of 100,000 steps.

  • Annual festival is community celebration

     LEBANON JUNCTION— Like every year, the Lebanon Junction Fire Department will lead the way for the annual Wall Street Park Festival Parade on Saturday, Sept. 30.  This year, though, they, along with the police department and EMT workers, will lead the way as the grand marshals.

    “We just haven’t honored them in any way,” committee member Allie Phillips said. “Even though they’re not going to do a float, they’re still going to ride on all their vehicles.”

  • WINEFEST 2017

     CLERMONT - After several attempts, the Kentucky Wineries Association picked a weekend with pleasant weather to celebrate their annual WineFest at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    Ten of the state’s best wineries were available to patrons for tastings and both glass and bottle purchases.

    This year’s event included a VIP area, where some of the best Kentucky wines were presented.

    Food and craft booths were also available to the patrons, along with live music.

  • Phone changes could cause issues for tax bill concerns for PVA

    The 2017 Bullitt County tax bills will be sent out to taxpayers on Oct. 1.

    The Bullitt County Property Valuation Administrator’s office is currently undergoing a change in phone service due to past failures. At this time, the PVA office has three phone numbers but only one telephone to answer the calls.

    There is also one additional phone with the rollover capability for the 543-7480 number.

    As of now, the new phone system is to be in operation as of Oct. 9.