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Today's News

  • Citizens invited to help prepare for emergencies

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In the wake of Sept. 11, 2001, President George W. Bush announced a new initiative to engage local volunteers to strengthen public health, emergency response and community resiliency.

    As this year marks the 10th anniversary of the Medical Reserve Corps, Bullitt County Health Department preparedness Coordinator Don Renn hopes to see a more active, vibrant and engaged MRC chapter in Bullitt County and he's inviting everyone with a desire to serve to get onboard. 

  • Indictment alleges man took in more than a movie

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man who allegedly robbed a Bullitt County movie theater has been indicted.

         Timothy R. Nichelson was recently indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

         He was charged with robbery, unlawful imprisonment and theft by unlawful taking.

         According to the indictment, Nichelson had a deadly weapon and threatened an employee of Keystone Cinemas on May 27, 2012.

  • Nothing Nasty about 300 new jobs created by LA company

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two months after a California-based on-line fashion distributor requested state assistance in bringing 300 jobs to Kentucky, Gov. Steve Beshear made it official Tuesday afternoon.

         Nasty Gal, founded in 2006 as an eBay store by Sophia Amoruso, confirmed what was reported in the July 2 edition of The Pioneer News - it was coming to Bullitt County.

  • County tax rate to increase

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the first time in recent history, Bullitt County officials have opted to increase the tax rate on property owners.

         Instead of settling for the current rate of 9.3 cents on each $100 of assessed property, Bullitt Fiscal Court voted 3-2 to take the compensating rate of 9.6 cents.

         On a $100,000 home, the increase would be $3, from $93 to $96.

         By taking the compensating rate, will avoid losing tax revenue from the current year.

  • Louisville Water to close Burkland office; open new payment site in Shepherdsville City Hall

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Customers of the Louisville Water Co. in Bullitt County will soon have a new place to pay their bills or to seek service.

  • A day of music and art

     The annual ShepherdsFest drew in another large crowd of people interested in Christian music and art.

    The day-long event held on the grounds of Cedar Grove Baptist Church featured a number of activities.

    A car show was hosted at the festival, as well as a full day of music, including the Reggae band Stoney Ridge.

    A petting zoo was joined by an arts show, as well as cheerleading displays be Cheer Bling and games such as cornhole and a fish pond.

  • Chargers travel to Spencer Friday

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A rivalry that is hot in many sports will look to expand to football on Friday as Bullitt East travels to Taylorsville to take on the Spencer County Bears.

  • Valley next up for Cougars

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Valley High School’s two-week run against Bullitt County foes will get started on Friday as Bullitt Central will make the trek to southwest Jefferson County to take on the Vikings.

  • BBB Hot Topics: September 2012

     Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s September 2012 Hot Topics!

     

  • National gospel convention returns to Louisville

     LOUISVILLE - During the week of September 9 through September 15 over 40,000 Southern Gospel Music fans, representing at least 40 states and more than a half dozen foreign countries will converge on the city of Louisville for the 55th Annual National Quartet Convention.