Wal-Mart heads to Shepherdsville

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Site across Conestoga Parkway from city hall

By Thomas Barr

 SHEPHERDSVILLE – In the early 1980s, a major discount store attempted to bring a store to Shepherdsville.

At that point, zoning and construction issues stopped the project.

But in 2013, plans to build the first Wal-Mart in Bullitt County cleared its initial zoning hurdle.

The Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission gave its unanimous support and sent a favorable recommendation to the Shepherdsville City Council.

Benjamin Robards III is seeking to rezone 25.43 acres from IG General Industrial and IL Light Industrial to B-1 Highway Business.

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