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  • Opportunity to get rid of household chemicals this week

     CLERMONT - For the first time, Bullitt Countians will have an opportunity to get rid of household hazardous waste.

    The collection will be done at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 5, starting at 8 a.m.

    Solid Waste coordinator Larry Hatfield said the collection site will remain open as long as the sate Division of Waste Management grant of $22,000 will last.

    This is for Bullitt County residents and it now open to commercial enterprises. You must bring a driver’s license proving your residency.

  • FALL FIRE SEASON: Season begins to watch where you burn your stuff

      FRANKFORT – Shorter days and cooler nights are sure signs that autumn has arrived, and starting Oct. 1, so has the fall wildfire hazard season that runs through Dec. 15.

    During the wildfire hazard season outdoor burning is prohibited from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in or within 150 feet of any woodland or brushland.

  • Principals sing praise of work, direction

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- For Christy Coulter, the reaction ran the entire spectrum.

  • Bill's Windows does whole lot more than auto window work

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- The recent opening of Bill's Window Tinting and Auto Repair fulfills a lifelong dream.

     “My son-in-law Bill Luckett has been waiting to open this for a while,” said Rita Thompson. “It has been a life long dream of his. My husband Gary Thompson went into opening this place with him.”

  • It Happened in September...

    By Charles Hartley

    In this column we will look back 15, 30, 60, and 90 years to capture glimpses of what was happening in Bullitt County in each of these years. Today we will focus on the month of September.

     

    1998 - 15 Years Ago.

     

  • Meredith honored for his long-time service to Mt. Washington Lions Club

     Service has always been an important part of Gary Meredith’s life. He spent years being involved with youth league sports.

    “God granted me a good life,  so I’ve just been trying to pay it back little by little,” he said.

    But he was still surprised when he won the Lion of the Year Award and the Melvin Jones Fellowship in the same year.

    “It’s a great feeling of accomplishment,” said the current secretary of the Mount Washington Lions Club.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Sept. 30, 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 

  • Seasonal hiring frenzy starts in Shepherdsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- 'Tis the season to begin hiring thousands of workers for the holidays.

  • Bullitt arts group paint pretty picture

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Arts Council completed another underground type of masterpiece.

    BCAC members created two murals for display along the underpass of Highway 480 EX beneath the CSX railroad tracks.

    Mural coordinator Karla Gruber said the works depict local history connected to the specific area, with Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan and his raid displayed on the north side.

    The south wall features the old Shepherdsville train depot that stood nearby. Both murals also feature the surrounding landscape in the art.

  • PROFICIENCY: Bullitt makes big strides in testing

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The pieces are starting to come together.