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Today's News

  • Hebron Estates cries fowl; puts limit of five live chickens in city

     HEBRON ESTATES - City commissioners work each year on the Hebron Estates fiscal year budget, playing it safe by not putting all their eggs in one basket.

    Citizens will be able to put all their eggs in one basket, however, thanks to the passing of a new city chicken ordinance.

    By a 3-1 vote, Hebron Estates residents will now be allowed to keep no more than five chickens on their property.

    Discussions have taken place over the past six months, with commissioners weighing various ideas and collecting community input.

  • BAMS grads recommend program to others

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — When you don’t attend your home high school, sometimes there can be a disconnect.

    But that doesn’t mean they didn’t enjoy their four years in the Bullitt Academy of Math and Science.

    Three recent graduates wouldn’t change their decision to participate in the academy. And each graduated at the top of their classes at their home schools.

     

    Kayla Davenport

    Kayla Davenport completed her studies as the valedictorian of North Bullitt High.

  • U.S. Rep. Guthrie to meet with public today

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — Have a question for your U.S. representative in the House?

    Come out to the Shepherdsville Government Center on Wednesday, July 5.

    Beginning at 3:30 p.m., U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie will be present to answer questions during his Office Hour session.

    During the summer break, Guthrie has traditionally met in each of his 21 counties. Because of the large area to cover, Guthrie said he started having a few meetings in June and July to avoid a rush in August.

  • Shepherdsville continues its crackdown on shoplifting

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- If you think about shoplifting, you better not think about doing it in  the city of Shepherdsville.

    Shepherdsville police chief Rick McCubbin recently stated that his department would have a concentrated effort to crack down on shoplifting.

    On Thursday, June 29, officers responded to a call from Wal-Mart on a shoplifting complaint.

    The suspect had put on a pair of pants underneath her own pants and concealed a shirt in her purse.

  • Summer All-Star action heats up this week

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The summer Baseball and Softball All-Star season is upon us and once again there will be plenty of action all-around the area including a first-ever trip to Spencer County, a program that recently moved to Cal Ripkin/Babe Ruth play.

  • FUNdamentals stressed at baseball camps

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- After completing their own seasons, the baseball programs at both Bullitt Central and Bullitt East hosted youth camps for area youngsters who were interested in improving their play on the diamond as many prepare for the upcoming All-Star games this month.

    At Bullitt Central, head coach G.J. Moore had a single camp in the morning at the school’s facilities. the camp used both the baseball and softball fields for the 40 players in attendance.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 2, 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.

     

  • Landowners want voice on new gas line

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — A major natural gas transmission line is going through over 150 properties.

    Yet, some of the affected property owners said they were not notified of the $27.5 million project.

    Richard Parker, one of the Friends of Cedar Grove, made sure members of Bullitt Fiscal Court heard about the displeasure of their constituents.

    Upset that the residents were not notified of the prospective project, which just recently got approval as part of the Louisville Gas & Electric rate package, Parker took his fight to fiscal court.

  • Consolidation of plants spurs LJ revenue growth

      LEBANON JUNCTION— With Publishers Printing moving its entire operation to Lebanon Junction, city officials are reaping some of those rewards.

    Just how much that will be has yet to be determined.

    Because not everyone has moved to the Lebanon Junction location yet, mayor Larry Dangerfield said that there hasn’t been a definite quarter to provide the city with an estimate of how much tax will come in. To be safe, the city included a $5,000 increase to the occupational tax revenue in its 2017-18 fiscal year budget.

  • Spencer, Bullitt talk about joint animal shelter

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Could two counties with similar issues work together for a common solution?

    It probably won’t happen but at least officials from Bullitt and Spencer counties are looking at possible common grounds to solve their issues with outdated animal shelters.

    After reading about Bullitt County’s shelter issues, Spencer County Judge/Executive John Riley came to the latest shelter meeting in Shepherdsville.