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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Sarah Hampton now part of technology program at BCPS

     The newest computer maintenance technician with Bullitt County Public Schools is Sarah Hampton.

    Her duties with the district technology department include working with colleagues fixing broken items and making sure technology works for everyone.

    “I have two kids that are in the school district and several friends that work here and heard how awesome it was and wanted something that would be close to my passion, and that’s helping people out,” she said.

  • 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:

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Officials write letter for Bogard stoplight

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — If the state transportation cabinet has no plans to install a traffic signal, it might as well take back the new turn lanes being installed on Highway 44 at Bogard Lane.

    That’s the viewpoint of John Todd, who faces the daily battles to get from Bogard Lane onto Highway 44.

    Those using Bogard Lane and Lloyd Lane have been upset since state officials announced that the traffic signal is not a certainty. It will take another study following the installation of the left turn lanes to determine is the signal is warranted.

  • Record low score leads to closure of restaurant in MW

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— A low health inspection score has resulted in a suspended permit for a popular Mount Washington lunch stop. 

    The Grand Buffet and Grill, located at 138 East Brooke Court in Mount Washington, was ordered by the Bullitt County Health Department to cease operation after receiving a 28 percent during an inspection.

    The health department received a complaint call from the Mount Washington Police Department on Tuesday, Jan. 9, about some potentially severe food safety violations.

  • 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.

  • Health department has tried to help improve local scores

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  — Visitors to local restaurants may have seen some low scores recently.

    And health officials have been trying to help restaurant owners improve those scores.

    Environmentalist Chad Lynch said the Bullitt County Public Health Department has been running behind as a vacancy still remains unfilled.

    During a recent meeting of the health board, Lynch said three food conferences were held that particular week with operators and their employees.

  • 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.