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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Careless driving in lot leads to heroin bust by Shepherdsville police

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Driving carelessly in a parking lot has landed two local individuals in the Bullitt County Detention Center.

    On Tuesday, the Shepherdsville Street Crimes Unit stopped a vehicle in the Wal-Mart parking lot and it was observed being driven in a careless manner.

    Police officers learned that the vehicle had been stolen from Hardin County.

  • Slight increase in tax rate for Pioneer Village

    PIONEER VILLAGE - Real property tax rates will raise again for Pioneer Village residents.

    The city council approved an increase for the real property rate during its August business meeting.

    The real property rate increased from 12.73 to 12.77 cents per $100 of property, with personal property and public utility rates remaining at 14.4. 

    That means taxes on $100,000 of property would increase from $127.30 to $127.70.

  • Chargers make the most of homecoming ‘17

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It was a beautiful homecoming evening.

    But when Kenneth Thornsberry returned to Mike Egan Field on the Bullitt East campus, the former Charger assistant coach didn’t get a warm homecoming welcome.

    Bullitt East enjoyed the homecoming festivities with a 65-12 victory over the Nelson County Cardinals.

    The Charger victory came in the first district game for each team.

  • THE GAME: Cougars score late to rally past North

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Over the summer, Bullitt Central head coach Matt Kuehn scrapped the plans he had coming out of spring drills and inserted junior Daylin Huff at quarterback, stating that he wanted the ball in the hands of his best athlete.

  • Search for new school leader begins

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The process for selecting a new superintendent has begun.

    The Bullitt County School Board approved a proposal by the Kentucky Association of School Administrators to serve as the screening committee during the Bullitt County Public Schools selection process.

    BCPS attorney Eric Farris presented two proposals to the board at a recent workshop meeting. The proposals were from KASA and the Kentucky School Board Association.

  • Planners reject Bells Mill, Highway 44 commercial zone

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The area at Bells Mill Road and Highway 44 East has a traffic signal and a redesigned intersection.

    But, is it ready for commercial development?

    That will have to be the decision made by the Mount Washington City Council. And, it must overcome an unfavorable recommendation sent by the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission.

    Albert and Mary Rose Cahoe requested a rezoning on a 5-acre tract on the northeast quadrant from Agricultural and R-1 Residential to B-2 Central Business.