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Today's News

  • City requested to annex tracts off Chapeze

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A total of 131 acres of property off Chapeze Lane could become part of the corporate limits of Shepherdsville.

    But if the city doesn’t take final action before Jan. 5, the deal may be off.

    The property in question is owned by George Miller and Miller Enterprises.

    The rezoning request to be heard by Bullitt Fiscal Court on Jan. 5 is to turn it all into IG General Industrial property.

  • Former city worker won’t serve time on theft charges

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A Bullitt Circuit judge has accepted a guilty plea which will not require a former Shepherdsville employee to serve any time in jail.

    Robert Bright’s guilty plea on three counts of theft by unlawful taking under $10,000 was accepted during his recent final sentencing by Judge Rodney Burress.

    The one-year sentence would be diverted for three years. If Bright does not commit another crime, he would not serve any time in prison.

  • Resolution for next year can be easy... get more involved

     As we began compiling some highlights or lowlights of the first six months of 2015, one thing struck us -- there is a whole of going on in Bullitt County.

    There is another thing that struck us -- many of the residents of Bullitt County are uninformed of what happens on a daily basis that can directly affect their lives.

    Of course, for you, this is no surprise. You have seen the need to read the community paper and keep up with the events happening in the community.

  • Taulbee selected state’s top agricultural instructor

    Lebanon Junction Elementary School teacher Rita Taulbee has been named the KY Agriculture/Literacy Teacher of the Year. She was presented the State Level award and a $500 check during the Kentucky Farm Bureau’s state annual meeting early this month at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

    Taulbee will be representing the Commonwealth at the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference June 20-24, 2016, in Litchfield Park, Arizona.

  • Martin Hill Road bridge opened

    NICHOLS -- Residents of Bullitt County got an early Christmas present Wednesday with the re-opening of the KY 1417 (Martin Hill Road) bridge. 

    Contract crews have been installing guardrail and pavement markings this week so the roadway could be opened to traffic on Wednesday.

    Construction was completed one week ahead of the December 30, 2015 project completion date.

    KY 1417 has been closed since flood water from Knob Creek washed away the bridge approach on April 3. 

  • AMAZON Fulfills Holiday dreams

    Amazon Fulfillment Centers in Shepherdsville donated hundreds of toys and new bikes to the Bullitt County Toys for Tots program.

    The local facility has over 2,000  full-time employees, as well as seasonal workers during the holiday period.

  • SPD seeking tips on trailer owner

    The Shepherdsville Police Department recently recovered a large industrial trailer and need help in locating the owner.

    If you have information in regards to the trailer please contact the Shepherdsville Police Department at 502-921-1000.

  • UPDATE: Missing juvenile located

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville Police Department have located a missing juvenile that was reported missing on Dec. 23.

    The department thanked the community for its assistance in locating 17-year-old Jericho Moore.

  • Mount Washington to delay vote on rezoning until Jan. 11

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Residents expecting to learn the fate of a rezoning request at the corner of Highway 44 East and East Sanders Lane will have a couple of more weeks to wait.

    The Mount Washington City Council will not hold the second reading and vote on a rezoning request by Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks.

    The request would rezone the property to allow for apartments to be built and East Sanders Lane would be realgned.

  • Trinity snuffs out Chargers’ final game dreams

    FAIRDALE – For the third time in the past five seasons, Bullitt East’s dream of playing in the championship game of the Forcht Bank King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic at Fairdale High School ended in the semi-finals.

    On Tuesday, it was Trinity that burst the bubble for the Chargers as the Shamrocks had just enough to secure a 69-66 victory in a battle of what might be the two best teams in the Kentucky at this point in the season.