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Today's News

  • Dollar General looks for latest new location in Bullitt County

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A favorable rezoning recommendation, along with an approved annexation, could lead to a new supermarket in west Shepherdsville.

                Bullitt County Planning and Zoning approved a rezoning request of 1.73 acres along Highway 44 West from Agriculture to B-1 Business.

                The property, currently owned by C.W. and Shirley Shepherd, will be developed as the site of a Dollar General store.

  • BE's Spencer casts his lot with University of the Cumberlands

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- When you are a 5-foot-8 offensive lineman, you don't really draw a lot of attention from college football coaches...or your high school coach.
        That was the position that Bullitt East senior Spencer Warren found himself as a sophomore in the Charger program. He loved football, he wasn't big enough to see much playing time.

  • New faces heating up rivalry between Bullitt track teams

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- There might not be a track for any local meets this season, or any season for the foreseeable future, but the area coaches and athletes seem to be doing a pretty good job of things despite the hurdles (or lack of hurdles).

  • Free planning services available for Bullitt students looking at colleges

    FRANKFORT--Gene Weis is available to assist Bullitt County schools, students, parents and groups that want help with college planning.

    He is available year-round to provide free higher education and financial aid assistance. Weis can lead students in career exploration activities, assist with the admissions application process, help students explore scholarship opportunities and other funding options, guide families through submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and increase motivation for at-risk students.

  • Commission looks for way to fix electronic signage

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--The sign saga continues. At a recent special meeting of the Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission, Tourism Director Troy Beam said they still needed to fix the Lebanon Junction LED sign.

    He said he was set to meet with Mayor Steve Masden and some council members a couple months ago but the appointment was canceled due to bad weather.

    At previous meetings, the commission discussed trying to pay for half of the sign hoping the city would pay the other half. Beam said it will cost about $18,000 to replace.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning April 20, 2015

    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.

  • Via knows need for organ donor program

    In spring 2011 Shepherdsville resident Jamie Via went to a regular check-up with his diabetes doctor. Or so he thought.

    The 35-year-old was told his keratin levels were too high in his blood and that he could be admitted there or go to the emergency room at Jewish Hospital.

    He was then diagnosed with renal kidney failure.

    “It was a shock. I wasn’t sick,” he said. “And I was an active guy always swimming at the pool and hanging out with my wife and family having picnics. I walked a lot and rode bikes.”

  • State Fair project to explore Constitution history

     LOUISVILLE – On April 19 in 1792, Kentucky’s first Constitution was adopted, as an independent government for the nation’s fifteenth state was about to be launched on the western frontier.

  • Animal control officer suspended

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The man in charge of the Bullitt County Animal Control has been placed on indefinite suspension.

  • AG arraigns former caregiver for abuse

     FRANKFORT – Attorney General Jack Conway today announced the arraignment of a former direct support personnel for one count of knowing abuse or neglect of an adult, a Class C felony. A criminal summons was issued in June 2014.

    This afternoon 27-year-old Julienne Lesa of Louisville pleaded not guilty during her arraignment in Jefferson District Court.