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Today's News

  • Six to battle for Shepherdsville mayor

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With the filing deadline complete, voters in Shepherdsville will have plenty of candidates to choose from in local races.

    Six candidates have filed for the mayor's office with another 14 hoping to land one of the six council seats.

  • Hillview establishes code enforcement ordinance, board

        HILLVIEW - A nuisance is a nuisance in the city of Hillview, and a new code enforcement board will work toward regulating them.
        The Hillview City Council unanimously approved an ordinance establishing a code enforcement board that will host hearings for anyone wanting to challenge a nuisance warning they have received.
        The three-member board will meet, as necessary, on the second Monday of the month, 6:30 p.m., at the Hillview Government Center. The members will be paid $25 for each meeting.

  • ‘Missing’ water found located in Lebanon Junction

        LEBANON JUNCTION—The case of the missing water has been solved.
        According to Lebanon Junction Public Works Director Chaz Sullivan, the water meter at the truck stop has been getting stuck and consequentially not recording the proper water usage.
        During a 10-minute test that used 165 gallons, Sullivan said the meter only showed five gallons passed through.
        A 20-minute test showed a 45 percent loss.

  • Homearama deemed to be success in MW

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— Blue banners lined the streets welcoming thousands of visitors to Mount Washington for Bullitt County’s first taste of Homearama.
        The two-week event found its way to River Crest subdivision, located on Bogard Lane behind Pleasant Grove Elementary.
        According to developer Richard Miles, the event brought in just over 15,000 people to the Mount Washington location.

  • One arrested as shots fired in local motel

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Police arrested a man Monday morning at the Sleep Inn after reports of shots being fired in the business.

    Christian J. Jefferies, 18, of Louisville, was arrested by Shepherdsville police and charged with theft by unlawful taking, wanton endangerment (two counts), possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and public intoxication.

  • I-65 property back to county

      CLERMONT -- With no suitors in the near future, the 40-acre tract at the northwest quadrant of Interstate 65 and Highway 245 will return to the hands of county government.

    In April 2014, the Bullitt County Education Foundation was given possession of the property at the Clermont exit.

    The hot prospect at the time was to have a Bullitt County campus for Jefferson County Technical and Community College.

    However, that project was placed on hold by the state-operated system.

  • Fiscal court looks to remove SE officials

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- In an effort to resolve the differences between two fire entities, Bullitt Fiscal Court is taking a bold step.

    After meeting in executive session, the court voted unanimously to have county attorney John Wooldridge begin the removal process of Southeast Bullitt Fire District Board members Tom Kelly and Kevin Moulton.

    This comes just weeks before a mediation session is slated between the Southeast Bullitt Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department and the Southeast Bullitt Fire District Board.

  • Fire District board to move meetings back to main firehouse

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While there was come concern over which seven of the eight board members who sat on the table, the Southeast Bullitt Fire District Board took action to return its meetings to old surroundings.

    The board unanimously voted to change the meeting dates to the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. 

    And they also unanimously voted to have the meetings at the main firehouse on Highway 245.

  • MW couple establishes local Budget Blinds franchise

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Two military veterans are helping local homeowners with their windows.
        Mount Washington residents Tom and Cami Bauhs established their own Budget Blinds franchise in January.
        The company features blinds, shutters, shades, drapes, even rugs.
        Tom said the company comes to the resident’s home in a large sample van to better fit the customer’s needs, including free home consultation and measurements.

  • Chargers out-rallied by Eastern 36-32 in opener

        MOUNT WASHINGTON – As is often the came in the opening game of the season, especially with a new head coach, the Bullitt East Chargers made a lot of mistakes on Friday as the team began the 2016 season at home against Louisville Eastern High School.
        Conversely, the good news is that the Chargers were still able to put forth a competitive effort. Bullitt East rallied from a 29-20 halftime deficit to move ahead 32-29 with 6:36 left in the game.