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Today's News

  • Residents opposed to rezoning on land recently annexed into Mt. Washington

     MOUNT WASHINGTON  — Christopher Seaman and Andrea Anthony have the ability to build five homes on their 3.2-acre tract currently.

    However, when they asked to rezone the property on Eric Christy Road from R-1 Residential to R-2 Residential to allow one more home, the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission balked.

    The commission voted 7-3 to give an unfavorable recommendation on the rezoning. The Mount Washington City Council will make the final decision.

  • Shepherdsville uses history to determine fate of rezoning

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Brandon and Emily Baugh needed four votes to have their property rezoned on Highway 44 East.

    And it exactly what they received.

    But it wasn’t easy.

    The couple currently operates a day care facility in the home near Lees Lane. To bring the R-1 Residential property into compliance, attorney Eric Farris had to convince the Shepherdsville City Council that B-1 Highway Business was the proper zone.

  • Clinic to help felons get charges expunged

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- John has struggled to find a job after being convicted of a felony during his early twenties. 

    A Felony Expungement Clinic and an upcoming change in Kentucky’s laws are giving people like John a second chance. 

    Goodwill Industries of Kentucky is partnering with other companies to host a Felony Expungement Clinic at the Kentucky Youth Career Center in Shepherdsville on June 7. 

    The clinic will assist people in taking the necessary steps to expunge their records of a felony conviction.  

  • Temporary closures on KY 1526 in Bullitt County June 4-5

     Louisville, KY (May 31, 2019) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of maintenance next week on KY 1526 (Knob Creek Road) in Bullitt County. The roadway will be closed to through traffic in two locations so KYTC maintenance staff can replace some cross-drains.

     

  • ROADSHOW for the week of June 2, 2019

       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 highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • Bullitt Central FFA Agriculture Day for Roby students

     As the school year comes to an end at Bullitt Central High School, Mr and Mrs. Peake’s, FFA, and Agriculture students concluded their second annual Agriculture Day for Roby Elementary primary students. 

    This year the event was held on Thursday May 23, spirits and temperatures were high as Roby students participated in six stations. 

  • Jack Tinelli accepted into summer Naval Academy STEM program

     Before even entering high school this year, Jack Tinelli will spend part of his summer with the U.S. Naval Academy.

    Jack was selected to participate in the 2019 USNA Summer STEM Program. He was one of 200 youth chosen from over 5,000 applicants across the country and overseas.

    “I felt privileged that I would have the opportunity to study at the highest quality school with others who share similar interests,” Jack said. “I am excited to live at the Academy and see what it would be like going to college there.”

  • Civil War hero has portrait on display in courthouse

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It’s been almost 155 years since Private Henry B. Mattingly fought in the Civil War and in recent years steps have been taken to keep his memory alive in Bullitt County.  

    He was honored June 8 when a portrait, painted by his great-grandson Dr. Stephan Mattingly, was dedicated in his honor at the Bullitt County Courthouse.    

    Mattingly was a Union soldier in the Civil War in Company B of the 10th Regiment Infantry. He was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor on April 7, 1865.  

  • NB’s Twyman signs for hoops at Lindsey Wilson

     HEBRON ESTATES – For North Bullitt senior Emily Twyman the desire to play college basketball did not drive her college decision.

    In fact, Twyman pretty much decided that Lindsey Wilson was the spot for her before she ever talked to the school’s basketball program.

    “I loved the campus and the small community,” Twyman said moments after signing to also join the basketball program at the school in Columbia, Kentucky. “Plus, it was a Christian school.

  • NB’s Milby signs with Georgetown CC/track

     HEBRON ESTATES – Over the years, a lot of high school basketball players have joined the cross-country team at their schools as a competitive form of conditioning.

    For the most part, those athletes have gone on to continue their athletic careers in college as basketball players.

    Put North Bullitt senior Katie Milby down as the exception to the rule. Already a standout basketball player with the Lady Eagles, it wasn’t until the fall of her junior campaign that she opted to give cross-country a look.