• City officials work out way for return of Pow Wow

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — The Ohio Valley Indian Pow Wow will continue to be held each June in the Shepherdsville City Park.

    But, it took a solution from the Shepherdsville City Council to make that happen.

    Joyce Fisher and Mike Dunn addressed council members after they were told that the pow wow could not be held in the city park if admission is charged.

    For the past three years, the pow wow has been held on the second weekend of June.

    Fisher said she was told that the event could no longer be held.

  • Chicago company acquires Publishers

     LEBANON JUNCTION -- An icon in the Bullitt County business community and the first major employer in the area has been sold.

  • Molly Burke Law Office opens in county

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - New attorney offices in Bullitt County hope to provide services that you can bank on.

    Molly Burke Law Office, PLLC, is now open for business in Shepherdsville, within the old Bullitt County Bank building at 340 S. Buckman St. Attorney Molly Burke also owns her original law office in Meade County. The Minnesota native has been in Kentucky for 10 years, seeing Shepherdsville as a prime location to offer her law services.

    “The area was attractive, and it seemed like there was both a market and a need that we can fill,” she said.

  • Century Mortgage opens office in Bullitt County

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Century Mortgage, serving the Bullitt County community since its founding in 1996, now has a business location in Shepherdsville. The national lending company, and Kentucky’s largest privately-held mortgage lending service, is located at 314 S. Beckman St., Suite 3.

    Regional vice-president Garry Settle said the location was centrally-located within the company’s service area, ranging from Southern Indiana to Nashville. He mentioned that the company has been a Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce member for many years.

  • BBB Hot Topics: September 2017

     Take a look at BBB’s hot topics for September 2017:

    1. When disasters strike, scammers come out of the woodwork. Before you give to help Hurricane Harvey victims, check out the charity at give.org first to be sure your dollars are going to a legitimate charity.

  • Hebron Estates motorists now have smoother roads to travel

     HEBRON ESTATES -- Motorists in one northern Bullitt County will soon have smoother travels.

    The Hebron Estates City Commission voted recently to spend over $156,000 to resurface three roads this summer.

    The commission selected Hall Contracting of Kentucky to mill down and resurface Scenic Drive, Scenic Trail and Burkland Boulevard.

    Of the three bids, Hall Contracting had the lowest estimate of $156,203.

    Riverside Paving submitted a bid of $160,000 for all three streets and Louisville Paving priced the work at $188,875.

  • Tire disposal days return to Bullitt Co.

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Need to get rid of some old tires?

    Bullitt County will again host a tire amnesty disposal event on Sept. 28-30.

    Tires can be disposed of at property at the corner of Highway 245 and Highway 61.

    Solid waste coordinator Larry Hatfield said over 35,000 tires were collected during the last event.

    Tires can be brought down from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 28-29. On Saturday, the hours will be from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m.

  • Lebanon Jct. alters ranges for police pay

     LEBANON JUNCTION — Lebanon Junction City Police will soon have a little more wiggle room for possible raises.

    An ordinance read for the first time at the August meeting unified and raised the maximum allotted payrates for the department.

    The previous ordinance stated that the maximum salary the Lebanon Junction Police Chief could receive was $37,500 a year. An assistant chief could earn $32,000 a year, a police lieutenant could earn $27,500 a year and a detective could earn $18,000 a year.

  • BBB warns of Hurricane Harvey scams

     With the effects of Hurricane Harvey and the flooding in Texas, many people are opening their hearts and wallets to try to help the victims in the area. Unfortunately, events like these provide an opportunity for scammers.

  • Carryover or no carryover: that is the city’s issue

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- How often does a budget get more discussion after it was passed than during the process?

    In the city of Shepherdsville, town leaders engaged in a discussion recently about whether the new annual budgets should include any carryover amount.

    “That’s wrong,” city attorney Walter Sholar said when he learned that the 2017-18 Shepherdsville budget contained a carryover amount of $0.