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Today's News

  • Regional web portal has information, jobs

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County Judge Executive Melanie Roberts issued a proclamation today in recognition of Kix.com Week - a region-wide community awareness initiative taking place June 20 - June 26 during which community leaders are encouraging area residents to learn more about the new regional web portal.

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  • Indictment issued for stolen funds

        HILLVIEW - A former employee has been indicted for taking over $10,000 from the Tumbleweed restaurant in northern Bullitt County.

        Jolina M. Morrison was recently indicted by the Bullitt County grand jury and charged with theft by unlawful taking over $10,000.

        This is a Class C felony punishable by 5-10 years in prison.

        The alleged incident happened between April 2008 and Dec. 2, 2009.

        Scott Barrow of the Hillview Police Department investigated the case.

  • Teachers voice displeasure at education cuts

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Educators across Kentucky were taking their concerns over funding cuts literally to the streets on Monday.

        And members of the Bullitt County Education Association were right there with them.

        While educators weren’t able to travel to Frankfort to be part of a larger Kentucky Education Association rally, local teachers did hold signs outside Bullitt Central High School and show their concerns about proposed cuts.

  • Seven Counties greenhouse honors long-time president

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Seven Counties Services employees feel they are planting seeds in helping their clients’ lives blossom.

    One of the organization’s therapeutic programs involves a greenhouse where clients assist in the growing process.

    The Howard F. Brocco Therapeutic Greenhouse was officially dedicated to the Seven Counties’ president and CEO, who has provided his services since the organization’s inception in 1978.

  • Sewer users get news on higher rates next billing

        PIONEER VILLAGE - An upcoming change in sewer rates left many Pioneer Village residents with questions and concerns.

        Bullitt County Sanitation District, the organization responsible for the changes, hoped to answer questions and calm concerns during a public forum.

        Jerry Kennedy, district manager, addressed the new wastewater situation facing the city.

        BC Sanitation purchased the city’s current wastewater treatment plant from owner Jim Walser at a cost of $400,000.

  • Recount puts Boggs back in race for seat on city council

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - On election night, Tim Boggs lost out to fellow incumbent Harry Cooper by five votes for the sixth and final Democratic nomination slot for the fall city council race in Hillview.

        On Friday, action by Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress allowed a recount in the Brooks 12 precinct, reversing the final standings.

  • City hopes to get some solution to foreclosures

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The problem is not unlike one being faced by communities across the nation.

        With the growing number of homes falling into foreclosure, finding a legal process to allow local governments to have the properties properly maintained without the possibility of financial burdens has been a problem.

        The Shepherdsville City Council is looking toward its attorney, Bill Wilson, for a solution.

        And code enforcement officer Jim McAuliffe hopes that solution is soon.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of June 14

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of June 14:

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    Bullitt County:

    KY 1494 (Beech Grove Road): Roadway is closed at the bridge over Long Lick Creek (mile point 5.5) for bridge replacement. Motorists should detour the area via KY 61.

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    Jefferson County:

  • North Bullitt starts fast but cannot hold off Butler

        LOUISVILLE - The magical late-season run of the North Bullitt Eagles came to a close on Tuesday afternoon.

        In Jim Patterson Stadium on the University of Louisville campus, the Eagles fell 9-4 to the Butler Bears in the semifinals of the Sixth Region baseball tournament.

        The loss came 24 hours after North Bullitt pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the season by defeating Pleasure Ridge Park, the state’s second-ranked team, in the regional opener.