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  • Once again, poles to stay clean

     HILLVIEW – You’ve seen them everywhere.

         Utility poles, street sign posts and just about any permanent object where a sign can be posted.

         Signs posted on top of each other advertising everything from yard sales, lost and found animals, vehicles for sale to jobs on the market and services offered.

         People have complained about the unsightliness of the signage.

  • Fiscal Court not ready for religious information displays on properties

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The division between church and state has apparently gotten a bit blurred throughout various parts of the country.

         But, in Bullitt County, fiscal court members aren’t quite ready to face a legal challenge of the U.S. Constitution.

         Isaiah Sharp and Joe Hurst, members of the Shepherdsville congregation of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, approached Bullitt Fiscal Court members with a request.

  • Gov. Beshear announces $143,000 in protection program grants for 17 Kentucky Law Enforcement Agencies

     FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 19, 2013) – Governor Steve Beshear announced today that $143,112 in state Law Enforcement Protection Program (LEPP) grants have been awarded to 17  law enforcement agencies.

  • Discussion on 'late' fireworks in Hillview has plenty of pop but fewer solutions

         HILLVIEW – Weeks after the Fourth of July holiday, the sounds of fireworks can still be heard in the air.

         And Hillview councilman Mickey Cheatham is interested in finding out if something can be done.

         Cheatham said he understands the difficulty in the police enforcing any ordinance.

         Hillview police chief Glenn Caple said there is an ordinance dealing with noise and nuisances.

         The cutoff is supposed to be 10 p.m.

  • Redistricting plans look to be ready for approval

     FRANKFORT – When legislators return to the state capitol this week, it appears redistricting plans proposed for Senate and House of Representative seats should have no problems in receiving approval.

         Every 10 years, district boundaries must be redrawn to meet Constitutional standards in Kentucky. In 2012, the Kentucky Supreme Court blocked a redistricting plan approved by the General Assembly.

  • Conway raises drug and cybersafety awareness at state fair

      Attorney General Jack Conway and his staff will raise awareness about prescription drug abuse and cybersafety at this year’s Kentucky State Fair, which runs from August 15 to August 25 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center.

  • No one injured over 'spilled milk'

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A milk delivery truck flipped into a ditch along Highway 44 East Wednesday morning.

    Shepherdsville Police Sgt. Ken Proffitt said the accident occurred around 7:30 a.m. near N. Maple St. The truck, owned by Borden Dairy, was full of milk.

    According to Proffitt, the truck's driver saw traffic stop in front of him, and with a full load could not slow down in time to avoid contact.

    "He knew he was top-heavy and he decided, instead of hitting the other vehicle, to go into the ditch," Proffitt said.

  • 1912 test in Bullitt goes worldwide

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It's Bullitt County's most popular school test in the last century, and the answers weren't even provided.

    The Bullitt County History Museum posted an article on its website this summer displaying a copy of a test prepared for eighth grade students dated November 1912.

    Within a few months, the test received attention, snowballing into one of the biggest worldwide searches online, just over 100 years after it was issued.

  • Court, jailer locked in bitter battle

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A feud brewing between Bullitt Fiscal Court and jailer Martha Knox could wind up in the hands of the state attorney general.

  • Kentucky State Fair: New parking plan to make things easier for visitors

        LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky State Fair Board unveiled a plan to help alleviate the weekend parking congestion and improve the experience for fairgoers and travelers during the 2013 Kentucky State Fair.