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Today's News

  • Motorist assist leads to recovery of stolen vehicle

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 4 made two arrest and recovered a stolen vehicle at the 113 mile marker rest area on I-65.

    On December 12, at approximately 8:27 AM EST, KSP Post 4 was contacted by Kentucky Department of Transportation Safe Patrol that they had received a call from a motorist requesting gasoline at the southbound rest area on I-65.

  • Recount for Pioneer Village mayor’s race will be conducted this Friday

     PIONEER VILLAGE — When the polls closed on Nov. 6, incumbent Gary Hatcher fought off a challenge by Darlene Herps to hold on to his position as mayor of Pioneer Village.

    The vote count was 453 vote Hatcher and 447 for Herps.

    A week later, Herps asked for a recanvass of the voting machines. 

    The result was that no change was found in the vote count.

    On Friday, an official recount of the four precincts which had voters in the Pioneer Village mayor’s race will be conducted.

  • Cougar Buddies help SES students make Christmas cards for soldiers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Cougar Buddies worked together to help a team even more important that the high school football squad.

    Cougar Buddies consist of Bullitt Central High School football players mentoring younger students from Shepherdsville Elementary, meeting each week for various programs and projects.

    Students young and old worked together to create friendly Christmas cards to be distributed to United States Army troops deployed overseas this season.

  • IT’S OFFICIAL NOW: Money waiting, work starting on I-65 interchange

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Sean Skinner has over 250 tractor trailer trucks coming and going daily from his Gordon Food Service operation in the Cedar Grove Business Park facility.

    On-time delivery is of the upmost importance for the director of operations for GFS.

    While the announcement of building a new Interstate 65 interchange has been announced for well over two years, a special ceremony Thursday was the guarantee that the money is available for the $26 million project.

  • Boil Water Advisory in Pitts Point Road area

     Approximately 250 Louisville Water customers in the southwest area of Shepherdsville are under a Boil Water Advisory.  The advisory is a precaution after a loss in pressure from a main break at Tutts Road and Sauls Court.   A map of the impacted area may be viewed at LouisvilleWater.com.

    The Boil Water Advisory is a precautionary measure to ensure the safety of the water supply until water quality tests confirm the water is safe to drink.

  • School system gets good news on fiscal audit

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Finances appeared solid for Bullitt County Public Schools in a recent audit report presented to the school board.

    Brian Woosley, representing Stiles, Carter & Associates, presented a review of the 2017-18 fiscal year to the school board.

    Woodley said the budget included $39.9 in total cash at the end of the fiscal year on June 30, with $18.4 million dedicated to the general fund.

  • Walker family honors veteran with new YMCA flag pole

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—Veteran’s Day is a day set aside each year to remind those who risked it all for America’s freedom.

    One way to remind  veterans of the appreciation of their neighbors is to display an American flag.

    Lebanon Junction native Beth Hall chose to do just that to not only honor her father, the late Richard C. Walker Sr., but also all the veterans in the community by having a flag installed at the Bullitt County YMCA.

  • Local childcare facility under investigation for abuse charges

     HEBRON ESTATES - A local daycare is currently under investigation regarding accusations of child abuse at the facility.

    The accusations involve the Notebook Learning Center, located on Buckland Boulevard in Hebron Estates, with a group of parents claiming events of inappropriate touching by a male employee.

    According to Pioneer Village Police chief D.J. Reynolds, reports were made to the department last week by multiple family members. Pioneer Village is under contract to provide police services for Hebron Estates.

  • New traffic signal activation on KY 61 in Bullitt County

     Louisville, KY (Dec. 7, 2018)- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announces activation of a new traffic signal on KY 61 (North Buckman Street) at the intersection with Adam Shepherd Parkway in Bullitt County. The signal has been on flash mode since September to alert motorists of the new traffic conditions at this intersection.

     

  • Ground broken on Nichols branch library

     NICHOLS - It’s one of the biggest and most positive moments in the history of the Nichols community.

    Ground was officially broken on what will become the new Nichols branch location of the Bullitt County Public Library system.

    The area for the facility on Highway 44 West will be located just west of Nichols Elementary, a location that has long served as the unofficial community gathering spot.