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Today's News

  • BC’s Borah joins Bellarmine bowling program

     LOUISVILLE – Even when it comes to recruiting for smaller programs, there is often a give-and-take between athletics and academics.

    A high school senior will try to balance out the two parts of the future to come to the best fit.

  • Cooper Farms Dolphins swim for summer fun

     HILLVIEW – It’s not the longest season on the books, but the Cooper Farms Dolphins pack a lot of fun into a short season.

    In just six weeks, the long-time program will compete in five swim meets as well as the championship meet of the Louisville Summer Fun League while also conducting about 20 practice sessions at the pool in the Cooper Farms Community located just north of the Bullitt/Jefferson County line off Mount Washington Road.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 9, 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.

     

  • Man indicted for allegedly setting home on fire twice

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — A man has been indicted for allegedly starting fires at a home on two occasions in 2016.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury recently indicted William Prather, also known as William Prater, on two counts of arson.

    The indictments allege that Prather started a fire with the intent to damage or destroy a home on Sept. 1, 2016, and again on Oct. 18, 2016.

    These are Class B felonies, which are punishable by 10-20 years in prison.

  • Council set to borrow up to $3M for road improvements

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With plans announced already for three new restaurants and talk of several hotels coming to an already crowded area, Shepherdsville officials are looking to make some road changes.

    However, to make improvements on Adam Shepherd Parkway, Conestoga Parkway and Keystone Crossroads, the city might need to borrow a little money.

    A $3 million bond issue was on the agenda but council members want some changes to be made first.

  • Mount Washington goes bigger with new sewer interceptor line

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— What happens when you have a growing city and an aging infrastructure?

    You install bigger sewer lines.

    Bids for the 48-inch interceptor sewer project were opened on June 15. 

    The interceptor sewer is the large sewer pipe where the smaller pipes meet before going to the treatment plant.

    The project will replace the current 15-inch pipe with a 48-inch pipe in the sewer pipes in the Half Moon Drive, McFarland Avenue, Hillcrest Drive and Rosebud Drive areas.

  • It Was a Blast

    Frank E. Simon Park in Shepherdsville turned into an inflatable village as part of the 2017 Bullitt Blast celebration!

    Zip lines, water slides and hamster balls brought entertainment to those of all ages.

    Also available was the rock climbing wall, numerous booths and games and the traditional 25-cent ice cream cones presented by Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Multiple bands played through the weekend including Junction Creek, Jeni Carr, Ray Glenn and The Josh Goodlett Band.

  • Finding solution to growing homeless issue serious one

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - At a time when the United States of America celebrates the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave, Bullitt County still continues to scratch its collective head on what to do with those in a land not free, existing bravely without a home.

    In an attempt to alleviate the homeless problem in the county, a collection of civic-minded individuals initially gathered to discuss the situation and determine a solution.

    That meeting resulted in numerous solutions made by numerous individuals and organizations. 

  • Who are the circuit clerks in Kentucky?

     Circuit Clerks are constitutionally elected administrative and clerical officers for circuit, family and district courts of the judicial branch of government.  Circuit Clerks are on the front line of state government and are the face of the court system.

    All legal actions, both civil and criminal, originate in the Circuit Clerk’s office.  Clerk’s office operations and procedures are subject to civil, criminal, and Supreme Court Rules, as well as state and federal statutes and administrative regulations.

  • North Bullitt Lions provide four college scholarships

     HILLVIEW - Four high school graduates received some much-needed financial assistance thank to the North Bullitt Lions Club.

    The North Bullitt High School graduates were the first to receive the financial aid in the form of the first annual Bill Mohollen Scholarships Program.

    Students Julia Meredith and Jared Jacobs each earned a $1,000 scholarship, with Augustine Bowling and Gabrielle Phillips receiving $500.