Local News

  • Fiscal Court supports bid to earn playground grant

     PIONEER VILLAGE – A grant to provide new playground equipment at the county park in northern Bullitt County could be in the horizon.

         Bullitt Fiscal Court agreed to apply for a KaBOOM grant which would provide $35,000 for equipment and the county would match that with $8,500.

         The vote on Tuesday came with a recommendation from the Bullitt County Parks Committee to move forward with the application.

  • Perfect path to honor military hero in LJ

     Highway 61 was renamed Friday to commeorate a fallen Soldier whose legacy lives on in Lebanon Junction.

  • County keeps tax rate same for next year

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – When you open the meeting with the announcement that there was a $4.4 million carryover from the previous fiscal year, it makes the decision to not raise the real property tax rate a little easier.

         While the county will actually lose money on its tax collection with keeping the rate at 9.6 cents per $100 of assessed property, the carryover probably eased any concerns of Bullitt Fiscal Court members.

         The court voted unanimously to keep the real property tax rate at 9.6 cents.

  • Jailer, fiscal court still at odds

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—The battle between Bullitt Fiscal Court and the Bullitt County jailer continues.

         After failing to answer questions presented first through an open records request and then as a general order from fiscal court, Jailer Martha Knox will be asked to appear at the Sept. 3 meeting.

         At that fiscal court meeting, Knox will be asked to provide answers to the questions asked originally last month, as well as an explanation as to why she didn’t answer during the first two requests.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Sept. 2, 2013

     No interstate lane closures are scheduled for the Labor Day holiday weekend

    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.  

  • Faces of suicide victims hard to recognize

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - There’s not a substantial way to pinpoint a potential suicide victim.

  • Chiisaicon convention May 30-Sept. 1 at Paroquet

     SHEPHERDVILLE - Bullitt County is preparing for a post-apocalyptic invasion of friendly proportions.

  • Part of 911 terror to be in Shepherdsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - With Bullitt County’s help, a national memorial will soon be built honoring victims of 9/11 and fallen soldiers from the ensuing war.

  • Guthrie talks about events that happen daily in Capitol

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A full room listened as US Rep. Brett Guthrie presented a public Town Hall Meeting Wednesday night at the Shepherdsville Government Center.

  • Sheriff’s Office part of Drive Sober campaign

     The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, along with other law enforcement agencies, is currently participating in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.

    The campaign runs through the Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3.

    This is sponsored by the Kentucky Highway Safety Program to inform the public that everyone who drinks and gets behind the wheel of a vehicle will be arrested if they are pulled over and are above the legal limit.