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Today's News

  • Hunters Hollow customers urged to voice surcharge opposition

     HILLVIEW — Now is the time for northern Bullitt County residents to raise your voices, especially if you are a customer of the Hunters Hollow treatment plant.

    Currently, the state Public Service Commission is considering the reopening of the surcharge request by creditors of the old Bullitt Utilities.

    The requested surcharge could add as much as $17 per month to Hunters Hollow customers.

    Hillview attorney Tammy Baker said now is the time for customers to voice their concerns over the request.

  • NB student facing discipline following threat

     The following message was distributed by North Bullitt High School Principal Chris VerDow Friday afternoon:

    Dear Parents and Partners,

    North Bullitt High School and Bullitt County Public Schools are dedicated to maintaining a strong partnership with parents in our effort to provide the very best education for students.  Key to that partnership is open communication.

  • Rezoning, variance would allow some growth at facility

     CLERMONT -- Seven rezoning requests totalling around 104 acres may not seem like a lot when you are talking about the massive Jim Beam Distillery in Bullitt County.

    However, the seven rezoning requests ranging in size from .3 acres to 69.1 acres are very, very important to the future of the world leader in the production of bourbon.

    Throw on top of the rezoning requests, which must be approved by Bullitt Fiscal Court, that Jim Beam also secured a variance during the February meeting of county planners.

  • Hillview accepts settlement on suit versus former attorney

     HILLVIEW -- City officials in Hillview will apparently get a little help in paying off its $15 million court verdict to a local business.

    After an executive session, the Hillview City Council voted to have mayor Jim Eadens and attorney Tammy Baker handle the necessary paperwork to settle a lawsuit against its former lawyer.

    The council accepted a $375,000 settlement offer from Mark Edison, the long-time city attorney.

    The city sued Edison last February for malpractice.

  • Coy first to throw hat into sheriff’s race

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With 54 years of public service in his blood, Larry Coy isn’t ready to retire to the recliner and remote.

    Coy has filed paperwork to begin his latest mission — to become the next Bullitt County sheriff.

    “It’s time we need to make a change,” said Coy. “You get that public service in your blood and it’s hard to get out.”

    Over his career, Coy started by serving 18 years in the U.S. Air Force. That led to a career with the Jefferson County Police, where he retired.

  • Rittman tackles task of organizing obit treasures

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - An obituary can be as important to a person’s history as any other document.

    The Bullitt County History Museum believes that, collecting as many obituaries as possible for their records.

    Now, thanks to volunteer Brenda Rittman, that information is available on the museum’s computer database.

    For over three years Rittman has single-handedly gone through more than 13,000 obituaries for the database, dating back to the 1940s. 

  • Hunt found not guilty in misdemeanor case

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A former Bullitt County sheriff’s employe was found not guilty of a misdemeanor charge.

    Yvonne Lynn Hunt had been charged with a single count of improper access to computer information.

    However, in Bullitt District Court on Tuesday, a four-man, two-woman jury found Hunt not guilty.

    The charge, which was taken after Hunt had filed a lawsuit against sheriff Dave Greenwell for wrongful termination, alleged that she improperly got information off a computer that was related to a criminal case.

  • Indictments issued on drug-related allegations

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The following individuals were recently indicted for felony charges by the Bullitt County Grand Jury:

    *April Hoover — charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, tampering with physical evidence and trafficking in a controlled substance.

    According to the indictment, Hoover had methamphetamine on Nov. 6, 2016, with the intent to traffick. She also had a handgun in her possession.

    She was also charged with trying to destroy or tamper with the evidence.

  • Police seek assistance in pharmacy burglary

     The following statement was released by the Shepherdsville Police Monday afternoon:

    In the early morning hours of February 13, 2017 the B & B Pharmacy was burglarized.

    Two individuals were captured on camera committing the burglary while a third individual waited in a nearby vehicle, which appears to be a small newer model hatchback, similar to a Mazda 3.

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

  • ENDANGERED SPECIES: Shepherdsville Lions become extinct?

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A civic organization that has supported the community for 72 years wants to continue rather than go out like a lamb.

    The Shepherdsville Lions Club, the oldest Lions organization in Bullitt County, is struggling to maintain its place as a pillar of community volunteerism.