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Today's News

  • New hires, pay raises possible for Shepherdsville

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Whether anyone likes or dislikes the 2015-16 budget for the city of Shepherdsville is yet to be seen.
        However, no one can deny that councilmembers and department supervisors have spent an enormous amount of time putting the financial plan for next year together.
        The public will get an opportunity to see the proposed budget at the regular city council meeting, set for 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 8.

  • PSC to consider sewer surcharge

    HUNTERS HOLLOW -- Customers of the Bullitt Utilities sewage system will no longer have to worry about where their waste products are going.
        But, they now have to worry about a possible surcharge on their monthly sewer bills.
        As of late May, the 700-plus customers of the Bullitt Utilities system are no longer having their waste treated by a pair of temporary treatment facilities.
        The facilities have been used to treat the waste since the plant off East Blue Lick Road failed in March 2014.

  • Unofficial Results: Salem Speedway, May 30

     Unofficial Results: Eddie Gilstrap Motors Legends Classic - Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery

    Saturday, May 30, 2015

     

    Lucas Oil Great American Stocks

     

    Fast Qualifier: Shawn Smith, 19.689

  • Employee pays for False Claims Act violations

      LOUISVILLE – Micheal DeMil, a former officer of RMD Holdings, Ltd d/b/a Nationwide Fence and Supply Co. (Nationwide) today paid $358,707.06 to settle allegations that while a project manager, he violated the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) requirements in certain federally funded construction projects, announced Acting U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. Today’s payment, in addition to a $1,750,000 payment by Nationwide in December of 2014, settles allegations that the company circumvented the DBE requirements in federally funded construction projects.

  • Summer Food program provides meals to children

     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

    Victory Baptist Church, 4420 Ridge Road, Shepherdsville, KY 40165

  • Graduation ceremonies Saturday, June 6

      Bullitt County Public Schools will hold commencement ceremonies for its three high schools Saturday, June 6, in Broadbent Arena at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center (Fairgrounds).

    Bullitt Central will begin at 11 a.m.

    Bullitt East is scheduled for 2:30 p.m.

    North Bullitt will wrap up beginning at 6 p.m.

    Congratulations to all of the graduates and families of the Class of 2015!

  • State Fair seeking part-time employees for upcoming event

     The Kentucky State Fair Board is hiring nearly 300 additional part-time staff for its Venue Services department.

    Those hired will assist with events at the Kentucky Exposition Center, Kentucky International Convention Center, the KFC YUM! Center and the Kentucky State Fair.

  • Young wildlife best left undisturbed

     FRANKFORT – Encounters with young wildlife increase in spring as people spend more time outdoors.

    An unattended deer fawn curled up in tall grass. A litter of rabbits discovered alone in the backyard. A baby bird furiously flapping its wings but struggling to get off the ground.

  • Conserve Water while Growing Beautiful and Productive Gardens

     Reduce your workload, increase productivity and be water wise, whether you are planning, planting or already harvesting produce or enjoying beautiful floral displays from your garden.

    Container gardeners may want to invest in self-watering pots. These containers have built-in reservoirs to reduce watering frequency. Commercial and homemade self-watering devices can also reduce watering frequency. Just make sure to test their effectiveness before leaving town. Or consider a one-time investment in a drip irrigation system designed for container gardens.

  • BBB Hot Topics: June 2015

     See the latest scams in BBB’s June 2015 Hot Topics

    1.    A local consumer received a call from 888-675-3768 from a person claiming to be with Humana Health Insurance. The consumer was told he had to purchase a prime policy. The scammer wanted personal information. Humana is NOT making these calls.