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Today's News

  • Martin Hill bridge slowly making progress

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Early spring rains caused havoc with several bridges and overpasses in the region.

    While much of the attention has been placed on Brownsboro Road’s closure in eastern Jefferson County, a similar situation occurred in western Bullitt County.

    As Brownsboro Road’s dilemma was solved just prior to last week’s opening of school, residents who used to travel Martin Hill Road are also waiting for a solution.

  • Sewer issue must come to a swift end

     Since last March, a cloud has been hanging over the heads of about 700 homes and businesses.

    A sewer plant literally blew up. Since thing, the future of their service provider has been up in the air.

    Most recently, a pump operated by Bullitt Utilities has failed. Some sewage is being pumped to and handled by the Bullitt County Sanitation District. Some is running on the ground and in a stream.

  • New coach, new era for North Bullitt football

     HEBRON ESTATES – A new era in North Bullitt football will begin on Friday when head coach Adam Billings leads the Eagles onto the field at Woodford County.

    Billings takes over for former head coach Brett Newton, who guided the green and gold for the past 18 seasons, campaigns that ran the gambit from highly successful to agonizingly painful.

  • Free concerts on Turf at this year’s state fair

     LOUISVILLE - The Turf Concert Series returns to the Kentucky State Fair for the third year and includes 11 concerts on the Cardinal Stadium field. All concerts are free with Kentucky State Fair gate admission.

    The 2015 Turf Concert Series features:

  • AG promotes safety, consumer protection at state fair

      FRANKFORT – Attorney General Jack Conway and his staff will raise awareness about cybersafety, consumer protection and prescription drug abuse at this year’s Kentucky State Fair, which runs from Aug. 20 to Aug. 30 at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville.

  • Tipton selected to House committees

     FRANKFORT - State Rep. James A. Tipton, R-Taylorsville (53rd District), has been named as a member of the House Standing Committees on Labor and Industry, and Local Government.

    Tipton will also retain his membership on the House Standing Committee on Agriculture and Small Business, giving him representation on three House committees.

    Tipton was informed of his new committee assignments by House Republican Floor Leader Jeff Hoover, R-Jamestown.

  • Owners hope to bring local touch to new pharmacy

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For John and Carolyn Knott, the thought of switching from a name-brand pharmacy to a locally owned, independent one was scary.

    “We were hesitant to change, but we support local,” Carolyn said. “We like that it is a family atmosphere.”

    That family environment is what B&B Pharmacy owners Ellen (Krajewski) Barger and Ashley Buckman were thinking when they decided to open Bullitt County’s only individually-owned pharmacy. 

  • Pioneer Village continues to grow through annexations

     PIONEER VILLAGE - The city of Pioneer Village has experienced a recent growth spurt.

    The city council approved two annexation ordinances during its July business meeting.

    The properties include a farm at the end of Lodie Lane owned by Michael and Karen Roby, as well as property along Highway 61 owned by Stephen and Frieda Joyce Stone.

    Mayor Gary Hatcher said a portion of the Roby property would experience some development.

  • Cost share funding now available through local conservation district

     The Bullitt County Conservation District is accepting for cost share funding under the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share Program.

    Among the 18 practices eligible under the State Cost Share Program are agricultural waste utilization, agricultural waste control facilities, stream crossings, heavy use area protection, winter feeding area, pasture and hayland erosion control and rotational grazing system establishment.

  • Ruff takes over North Bullitt volleyball program

     HEBRON ESTATES – The North Bullitt Lady Eagles have had a lot of success on the volleyball court in recent seasons, having won four consecutive district titles as well as twice reaching the semi-finals of the regional tournament.

    However, the green and gold have not been as successful in the coaching department. The program has had three different coaches over the past four seasons.