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Today's News

  • Rasner to seek county judge seat as independent candidate

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Depp Rasner still has a passion to help the community and to lead the county.

  • Man dies after car strikes bus

     BELMONT -- A Louisville man died when he collided with a Bullitt County school bus.

  • Shepherdsville may slow down process of action to allow study

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville City Council heard a first reading of a new ordinance pertaining to ordinance procedure.

    Ironically, they also heard discussion involving a new firetruck, a discussion that the new ordinance could've put on hold until a following meeting.

    City attorney Joe Wantland presented the new ordinance, which included deadlines for when upcoming agendas would be prepared and distributed prior to a meeting.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning March 17, 2014

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

    Jefferson County:

    Westbound Interstate 64: Shoulder closures and delays possible just west of Hurstbourne Parkway between mile

  • Salem Speedway 2014 pre-season test and tune

     SALEM, IN, March 14 – A pre-season test & tune session on both the infield short-track and the half-mile high banked oval is set for Saturday, March 22nd at Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery reports track management.

    The three-hour practice session is open to all Salem divisions and any traveling series scheduled to compete at Salem during the 2014 season.  PNC pit gates are scheduled to open at 10:30 a.m., with practice getting underway at 12-noon.

  • Hunters Hollow updates storm water ordinances

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - Years of struggle have at least resulted in legal compliance for the city of Hunters Hollow in reference to soil erosion and storm water drainage.

    The city commission approved two ordinances that will bring Hunters Hollow into compliance with Bullitt County’s regulations.

    Hunters Hollow is joining the other four north end cities (Fox Chase, Hebron Estates, Hillview and Pioneer Village) in updating regulations to match county regulations.

  • Lynn Martin joins CASA as volunteer coordinator

     The Bullitt County Court Appointed Special Advocates recently hired Lynn Martin as its part-time volunteer coordinator.

    He will be working to recruit, train and support volunteers to serve additional children who are in the court system as a result of abuse or neglect.

    As a father of two grown children and a long-time CASA volunteer, Lynn brings other especially relevant experiences to the job. 

  • This was a special time to be a Bullitt Countian

     SHIVLEY – ‘Proud to be from Bullitt County.’

    That was the first thought that ran through my head as I exited Valley High School on Friday night after watching one of the greatest nights of high school basketball that I’ve had the pleasure of working over the past 37 years as your Sports Editor.

  • 2014 City Fair will have more of a BLAST

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s going to be a blast. 

    The Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission has voted to partner with the Zoneton Trowel Club to combine the Shepherdsville City Fair and Bullitt Blast into one event this summer.

    Zoneton board member Tony Thompson said he thought the arrangement could benefit both parties and bring the community together for a three-day event at the Shepherdsville city park.

    “We can showcase the county and we can showcase the river,” he said.

  • Pace quickens as state budget debates are near

     FRANKFORT -- We are moving into the final few weeks for the 2014 Regular Session.

    Although the winter weather played havoc on the legislative schedule this past week, forcing cancellation of legislative action on Monday, the House still dealt with several bills.

    One of the bills that has generated the most attention thus far this session is House Bill 70, which seeks to restore the voting rights for people convicted of some felonies who have completed all other requirements of their sentence.