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Today's News

  • Motorists getting taste of new Highway 61

     HILLVIEW--Motorists traveling Highway 61 north of Shepherdsville have undoubtedly noticed a change.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of a traffic switch coming on Preston Highway (KY 61) in Bullitt County.

    Southbound traffic will be moved to the new alignment on Friday, January 16.  The traffic switch will begin at John Harper Highway (KY 1526) and extend to the end of the project near Hillbrook Drive (see map).

  • Hillview closes out year with another good audit

    HILLVIEW  - The Hillview City Council's final meeting of the year included a review of the city's annual audit.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Jan. 18, 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.

     

  • Chargers have just enough Bacon to beat the Crimsons

    VALLEY STATION -- Surrounded by reporters and cameras, Tyler Bacon was all smiles on Friday evening.

        And so was his coach, Bob Blackburn.

        The veteran coach likes when his 6-foot-9 center plays like a 6-foot-9 post man.

  • Doss ends Chargers' dreams in LIT semis

    VALLEY STATION -- To win basketball games, you must execute.

        When you don't execute the entire four quarters, you might be able to beat some teams.

        But you won't beat a team favored to win the Sixth Region.

        On Saturday morning, Bullitt East only executed for two-and-a-half quarters.

  • Tourist commission wants less fire, more good news

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--Allegations against the Southeast Bullitt Fire Chief Julius Hatfield are already starting to affect county entities.

  • Golden arches get new look

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Golden Arches are once again open to Shepherdsville residents, this time with a more modern feel.

    The newly-remodeled restaurant location on Highway 44 in Shepherdsville hosted a grand re-opening for the community.

    Patrons received free McCafe coffee and $1.99 Happy Meals, along with an opportunity to win a free Big Mac every week for a year.

  • Hunters Hollow doesn't want surcharge as gift

    HUNTERS HOLLOW - With Christmas fast approaching, the Hunters Hollow City Commission wondered what some people would receive in their stockings this year.

    Mayor Linda Parker announced that Bullitt Utilities, owners of the Hunters Hollow Treatment Plant, were seeking a surcharge increase of $32.19 to residents' bills.

    The amount would raise current rates from $26.83 to $59.02 if allowed by the state Public Service Commission.

  • Mess YES; Criminal NO; Lot of Recommendations Set Out

    CLERMONT -- When Dan Thibodeaux made comments to Bullitt Fiscal Court concerning his issues with the activities undertaken by Southeast Bullitt Fire and Rescue Department Inc., some chose to downplay his worries.
    Four months later, state auditor Adam Edelen has released his office's examination into the affairs of Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District and many validate Thibodeaux's concerns.

  • Fiscal court will have to keep up with voting rotation

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When attending training for his upcoming duties as magistrate, Joe Rayhill noticed something other counties were doing.
    Instead of voting in the same rotation all the time, they talked about changing the order.
    Rayhill brought a proposed change to the table at his very first meeting.
    It was not met with unanimous support.
    In making his point to push his proposal, Rayhill said it seemed that would be the most fair with everyone having an opportunity to vote first or last during the course of the meeting.