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Today's News

  • Apprenticeship programs important in state

     The Commonwealth, along with many other states across this nation, is struggling to find highly-skilled workers to fill scores of job in the manufacturing, health care, agriculture, and trade industries such as electrical, carpentry, plumbing, and telecommunications.

  • Shepherdsville police to leave notices of visits

     The Shepherdsville Police are leaving door hangers at locations they check during their patrols. This is similar to a program Hillview police has been using.

    The door hangers will have a place where officers can document the date, time, address, whether or not the location was secure and any notes they believe would be helpful to the property owner.

    The program has been in place for the past couple of weeks. If any property owner has a question, they can call 921-1000.

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  • Book deals with homesickness for Kentucky

    CLERMONT— How do you describe homesickness?

    Is it possible to be homesick for a place you know little about?

    Why are Kentuckians so infatuated with their home state?

    These questions are what prompted Lexington native Jesse Donaldson to write 120 passages attempting to answer the age-old question: can we ever really go back home?

    Inspired by the 120 counties of Kentucky, “On Homesickness” features 120 passages dedicated to the various history, events, or make-up of each county.

  • Lights On Ribbon Cutting

    MOUNT WASHINGTON—The Lights are officially On at Mount Washington’s newest restaurant.

    Lights On Bar and Grill offers home cooked appetizers, pasta, ribeye steaks and more, owner Tom Chamberlain said.

    Compared to its counterpart, Shepherdsville’s Lights Out, Chamberlain said the Mount Washington location has more of a restaurant feel, adding that the space offers a large patio area with a party room for secluded gatherings.

    The Lights In is located on Highway 44 East, next to Mount Washington Elementary.

  • Plenty of attractions close to home for holidays

     With Halloween behind us and Thanksgiving around the corner, NOW is the time to start thinking about winter break. Let me suggest WildLights and Jack Hanna’s Home for the Holidays at the Columbus Zoo in Columbus, OH. WildLights kickoffs at the Columbus Zoo on November 17, 2017 and has quickly become a regional favorite featuring millions of LED lights, animated musical shows, the ole jolly guy himself, Santa’s reindeer, and visits with Bumble and Rudolph.

  • Zaxby’s latest restaurant to announce plans to open Shepherdsville eatery

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Plans are now underway to add another restaurant chain location in the city of Shepherdsville.

    The Bullitt County Board of Adjustment approved three requests by property owners Benjamin and Jessica Robards to prepare a property for a new Zaxby’s Restaurant.

    The property is located along Conestoga Parkway, in front of the Shepherdsville Wal-Mart. Attorney Eric Farris said the property was across the Wal-Mart entrance from the gas pumps.

  • Urgent care facility earns approval to open center in Mt. Washington

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The opening of an urgent care medical facility in Mount Washington got the needed approvals from a pair of Bullitt County planning boards.

    Palm Development received a pair of variances and a site plan approval for a  medical facility on Highway 44 East.

    According to a representative of the development company, a 3,600 square foot building is planned on Highway 44 East, across from Hometown Pizza.

    The urgent care facility will be open seven days a week.

  • County will join in lawsuit against opioid distributors

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Without any discussion, Bullitt Fiscal Court members changed an earlier decision and will now participate in a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors.

    Last month, fiscal court members said they would not be one of the plaintiffs in a battle against manufacturers of opioids across the country.

    Bullitt County Attorney John Wooldridge said he didn’t believe the county needed to get involved with any lawsuits filed by a number of national law firms.

  • Mom, pop ready to retire at Country Cabin

    HEBRON ESTATES-- For 14 years, a local shop has brought country charm to the edge of northern Bullitt County.

    Located in the Hebron Building on West Hebron Lane, Country Cabin Treasures began as a small space for Joann and Bill Doyle to sell country-themed items.

    Three years prior to opening, Joann ran a similar shop with her niece in Lincoln County. Once the hour and a half drive started to wear on her, the couple looked into a spot closer to home.

  • Season to give many thanks

     The leaves fell and the weather grew cooler as we transition into this blustery November.

    As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, the Legislature continues to hold Interim Joint Committee meetings throughout the Commonwealth and in Frankfort.