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Today's News

  • Sewer rates will ‘only’ see 66% hike in city

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The good news for customers of the Shepherdsville sewer system is that the proposed 93 percent rate increases did not receive approval.

  • Off Track

    HILLVIEW - Neighbors and emergency workers remember all too clearly what happened in January 2007.

  • BBB Hot Topics: July 2011

     Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s July 2011 Hot Topics!

    1.    Grandparents Scam – Local grandparents are getting calls from scammers who are pretending to be their grandchild, or an authority figure saying their grandchild is in trouble outside of the country. The scammer says the grandchild was in an accident or arrested and needs money wired for help. Grandparents are losing thousands of dollars from this scam.  

  • Local man hospitalized following motorcycle accident on Hwy. 61

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local man was hospitalized after a Friday afternoon crash on Highway 61 near Beech Grove Road.
        Shepherdsville police and fire units responded to the scene around 2 p.m., just after a motorcycle and a vehicle collided.
        Officer Brent Dawson of the Shepherdsville Police Department said it appeared the motorcycle was south bound on Highway 61 when the driver tried to go around a vehicle that was also traveling south.

  • KSP enforces zero-tolerance during holiday weekend

     The Kentucky State Police will increase enforcement efforts over the Fourth of July holiday weekend throughout the Commonwealth.

    KSP is making an effort to reduce highway fatalities. A "zero-tolerance" policy will target impaired drivers.

    During the official Fourth of July four-day holiday period in 2010, 1,237 crashes in Kentucky, resulting in seven fatalities.

    Of those accidents, sixty-six of were alcohol-related, resulting 52 injuries and one fatality.

  • Shepherdsville sewer rates increased

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While it is not what most people in the audience may have wanted, Shepherdsville sewer customers will receive a bit of a break from the rate increase proposed on Monday night.

  • 10th event will be biggest Blast of them all

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Fireworks and ice cream cones, though usually centerpieces for the annual Bullitt Blast Independence Day celebration, may be out-shined this year by the county’s newest celebrity. 

  • Vegas Lou’s BBQ ready to please diners in LJ

     LEBANON JUNCTION - A steaming plate of sweet, tangy ribs won’t be hard to imagine when the doors of Vegas Lou’s BBQ open. Owner Jeremy Belcher’s eager face and the restaurant’s warm, red walls make for an inviting atmosphere and a craving for some homemade barbecue. 

  • Bullitt Blast will be another great day

     The biggest one-day event in Bullitt County will return for its 10th occasion.

  • Thanks for pool work

     On behalf of the Bullitt County Family YMCA staff and Board of Directors, as well as the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce, I’d like to say thanks to individuals and companies who made the wonderful work conducted at the swimming pool beside Bullitt Central High School possible.