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  • Plan coming together: Final piece of land-use discussion set for Thursday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The portion of the comprehensive land-use plan that most people are interested in is coming to a close.

    Kriss Lowry, a consultant retained to rewrite the plan for Bullitt Fiscal Court and the planning commission will unveil the plan for the two largest areas - Shepherdsville and Mount Washington.

    The rescheduled meeting is now set for 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, in the fiscal courtroom.

    The public is encouraged to attend.

  • SAP: County part of plan to help inmates recover from substance abuse

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Recovery is a life-long process. And it’s a lesson inmates enrolled in Bullitt County’s first substance abuse program have been learning since April at the Bullitt County Detention Center.

    Melissa Gordon, program director, said they were fortunate to secure this program.

    “A majority of convicted felons have drug or alcohol addition,” she said.

    Inmates can apply for this six month-long program in which they learn about parenting, how to live a health life, and good work ethic and social skills.

  • Chief Justice to decide if judge presides

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Trying to find out why a sentenced felon was released from custody may not be known for some time.

  • Beautification project on 245 will need to be scaled back

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--The new floor at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre has left some of the members of the Shepherdsville/ Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission grinding their teeth.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Nov. 4, 2013

    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 

  • Jailer sues fiscal court, county officials to return HIP back to detention center

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt Fiscal Court recently moved the home incarceration program out of the detention center control and to the sheriff's office.

  • Family-friendly business has all your DVD favorites

    HILLVIEW - A local couple with an online movie business have established a family-friendly store location for Bullitt County customers.

    DVD Mart Sales Discount Family Media Store is open for business at 1567-G Old Preston Highway N. in Hillview.

    Co-owners Thomas and Beth Joyce began with an online store 10 years ago, offering new DVDs and specializing in classic movies as well as hard-to-find or out-of-print movies. 

  • Light shed on issue of domestic violence

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For victims of domestic violence, there is always a flicker of hope that life can be better.

    Light is continuously shed by the Center for Women and Families, an organization dedicated to eradicating domestic violence and abuse situations through assistance and educational programs.

    Every year CWF hosts a candlelight vigil in honor of domestic violence victims at the Bullitt County Courthouse. The vigil takes place in October during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

  • Agreement signed; old house on Hwy. 44 to be razed

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The old house located near Armstrong Lane has been the topic of conversation by members of the Mount Washington City Council for months.

  • DON'T FORGET DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME THIS WEEKEND

     Don't forget to change your clocks this weekend as Bullitt County observes the end of Daylight Saving Time in 2013.

    Time falls backwards official at 2 a.m. on Sunday morning, Nov. 3., meaning at 2 a.m. it will revert to 1 a.m.

    The next time-changing Daylight Saving Time event will take place on Sunday, Mar. 9, 2014.

    Homeowners and residents are encouraged to check smoke alarm batteries in their houses whenever Daylight Saving Time occurs.