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Today's News

  • Residents want process re-started

      CEDAR GROVE — Opponents to a 12-mile natural gas line going through many of their properties are upset.

    While they know Louisville Gas & Electric is currently working on getting easements, they are asking local officials to make a plea to start the permitting process from scratch.

    Bullitt County Judge/Executive Jerry Summers met with a group of concerned citizens who fear the pipeline will harm their land, decrease their property values and possibly cause physical danger to those in the area.

  • LJ fire looks at member fees for non-residents

     LEBANON JUNCTION — Within the past year, the Lebanon Junction Fire Department has raised its run total by 100.

    By the end of the 2019-20 fiscal year, Fire Chief Josh Coleman expects that number to be up by 200.

    With that much of an increase comes a stretched budget that had much smaller numbers in mind.

    Coleman proposed the idea of adding some type of a membership fee to those outside the district who might rely on Lebanon Junction in the event of an emergency.

  • Sewer issues take over at Hunters Hollow meeting

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - In recent months the Hunters Hollow City Commission has been focusing on parking and traffic regulations.

    Despite some complaints from a few residents, the subject was a change of pace from years of discussions pertaining to sewage issues.

    Unfortunately, the sewage talk has returned.

    City attorney Mark Edison mentioned during the meeting that a hearing took place in Franklin Circuit Court earlier that day regarding a requested surcharge increase on customers connected to the Hunters Hollow sewage treatment plant.

  • Students selected as Governor’s Scholars

     A select few Bullitt County high school juniors are among this year’s Governor’s Scholars.

    Bullitt Central – Madison Carter, Savannah Price, Grace Rock and James Reading.

    Bullitt Advanced Math and Science (BAMS) Program – Jacob Harrison (Alternate).

    Bullitt East – Olivia Armstrong, Emily Ezell, Andrea Foley, Lauren Jones and Shelby Knieriem.

  • Fox Chase council again faced with quarry concerns

     FOX CHASE - The Fox Chase City Council heard another quarrel with the local quarry.

    Resident Michelle Young attended the city’s April business meeting to discuss issues with dumping that was taking place on the quarry’s property which could be seen from her yard on Tally Ho Drive.

    According to Young, the dumping included a large number of discarded tires, along with buckets that were filled. She did not know what types of liquids were contained inside the buckets.

  • Coffeehouse part of church’s mission for future

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Shiloh’s Coffee House, which opened its doors recently in Shepherdsville, is part of a dream that began 11 years ago on a return flight from Buenos Aires.

    At the time, Jason Isaacs was the new pastor at Hope City Church in Louisville when he felt God calling him and the church to shift their focus towards generosity. 

    The dream was to donate $1 million and since that dream began, the church has donated $500,000 to build orphanages, support missions, help local families and build churches. 

  • Eastside sweeps county middle school titles

     In mid-May, all six Bullitt County middle school track programs collided at Bullitt East in the All-Bullitt County Middle School Championships. Eastside won the boys’ title with 179 points to beat Hebron with 111 points. On the girls’ side, Eastside scored 189.50 points to beat runner-up Mount Washington which finished with 91 points.

     

  • BC names Curry new girls’ basketball coach

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After sitting out a season, former Bullitt Central boys’ basketball coach Jessie Curry is back in the saddle, having recently been named the new head coach for the Bullitt Central girls’ program.

    Curry replaces Josh Cravens whose contract was not renewed this spring after he coached the Lady Cougars for the past three seasons.

    When the job came open, Curry didn’t have to think twice about throwing his hat into the ring of candidates.

  • Local efforts net over $170,000 for Crusade

     LOUISVILLE — The 66th Annual WHAS Crusade for Children telethon received over $170,000 from Bullitt County donors.

    For the Mount Washington Fire Protection District, a personal milestone of over $1 million in donations over the past 60 years was reached.

    Captain Brian Vires began working to get the community involved once he realized how close the department was to the achievement. His goal became not only to pass $1 million but to give the Crusade the district’s best donation yet.

  • BBB: Hot Topics - June 2019

     Take a look at BBB’s hot topics for June 2019!