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Today's News

  • Welcome to the New Maryville Elementary

    PIONEER VILLAGE - It’s no longer your parents’ school.

    The original community-style Maryville Elementary School building, a progressive design in the 1970s, is once again Bullitt County’s most progressive elementary structure.

    Following years of struggles, construction and headaches, the MES community was all smiles during the celebration of its newly-improved school facility.

    Former students and staff were invited to a community open house showcasing all of the building’s new features.

  • What comes first? Fencing, drainage or concrete work

     CLERMONT -- What comes first… the concrete, the fencing or the drainage work?

    That turned out to be a complex question for members of Bullitt Fiscal Court.

    But, you also have to add the continuing situation revolving around the future of Mark Williams, the animal control officer.

    In the end of an hour-long discussion, court members asked for a drainage assessment from road department director Hyte Rouse in time for its May 18 meeting.

  • Hunters Hollow gets to talk about new topic at meeting

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - Month after month, the Hunters Hollow City Commission has to deal with the issues involving sewage.

    For a change, they were able to take control of at least part of their issue.

    The commission approved a payment estimated at $12,898 to RLH Rentals for easement clean-up work.

    Gary Hatcher, representing RLH, told the commission the area needing upgrades and improvements included about 225 feet located between Angelina Drive and Arbor Trace.

  • Scottish Rite honors local student achievers

     For the 30th year, the Bullitt County Scottish Rite organization conducted its Student Recognition Program.

    The program is made possible by generous support from Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite (A.A.S.R.) Valley of Louisville, Bro. Roger Barnett and Kosair Charities. This special event recognizes achieves of Bullitt County students.

  • Bullish on Education

     The Bullitt County Foundation for Education decided to take the bull by the horns in its annual fundraiser. The organization provides funding for classroom projects when money may not be available in the budget.

     

    The pictures are good but click here for video action --  including the superintendent on the bull.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning May 14, 2017

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

    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.

     

  • Hillview will credit officers with past work experience as part of level of pay

      HILLVIEW - An officer entering the Hillview Police Department will now receive an official lateral move in terms of work experience.

    The Hillview City Council unanimously approved a change to the the HPD pay protocol, allowing any officers with past experience to begin at the same pay level and experience up to five years.

    According to mayor Jim Eadens, the current pay setup for officers entering HPD is one year of paid experience for every three years served with another department.

  • Sanders fights for children in battle to gain support payments

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Among the many duties performed by the Bullitt County Attorney’s Office, one of the most important is representing the best interests of innocent victims.

    Efforts to increase the collection of delinquent child support payments has become a speciality to one employee, Nicole Sanders. The single mother of four serves as a child support intake worker, investigating cases in search of proper financial collection.

  • Historic number of major resurfacing projects slated

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County motorists will see a lot of roadwork occurring over the next year.

    “This is Bullitt County’s year,” said Matt Bullock, chief engineer for the Fifth District Department of Transportation. “Congratulations.”

    Bullock was in Shepherdsville last week to outline plans for spending over $1.4 million in rural secondary road projects.

    Bullock said the state will take $323,400 for regular maintenance on the 72 miles of highway which falls under the rural secondary road program.

  • INDICTED: Greenwell facing charges for interfering with probe

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- For months, the rumors were flying about federal investigations on the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office.

    On Wednesday, those federal indictments were indeed made public and they were against former sheriff David Greenwell.

    Greenwell, who is represented by noted defense attorney Scott Cox, was released on home incarceration.

    The allegations include four counts of attempting to obstruct justice and one count of aiding and abetting in the distribution of 100 kilograms or more of marijuana.