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Today's News

  • BBB Hot Topics: July 2018

      Take a look at BBB’s hot topics for July 2018!

  • Shep. budget has lot more carryover ... over $5 M in general fund

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Entering the 2017-18 fiscal year, Shepherdsville’s budget showed no carryover from the previous cycle.

    City officials show a completely different outlook as the 2018-19 fiscal year has begun.

    In the general fund, the city will carry forward over $5 million with another nearly $600,000 in the municipal aid/local government economic assistance fund.

    The sewer department will carry forward $3.7 million.

    That made for much more tranquil budget workshops, which were held during the month of June.

  • Pleasant Grove students have ‘honor’ of saluting veterans

     PLEASANT GROVE - Recently the Honor Flight Program celebrated its 10th anniversary of honoring veterans by flying them to Washington, DC, to visit memorials and be celebrated by others for their services.

    Students from Pleasant Grove Elementary were able to participate in the anniversary, creating thank you cards and letters for the participating veterans.

    About 200 letters and notes were created by PGES students for the anniversary flight, according to Honor Flight volunteer Shila Ringo, who works at PNC Bank in Shepherdsville.

  • Beshear Issues Alert for Military Consumer Month

     FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 6, 2018) – July is Military Consumer Month, and Attorney General Andy Beshear is warning veterans and military families to be on the lookout for the most common veteran-specific scams.

  • Summer All-Star play in full swing this week

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The summer All-Star trail for local area Cal Ripkin league teams will start this week with games in both Louisville and Mount Washington.

    Some first round games will start as early as Wednesday with action in most age groups finishing up by Sunday.

  • Lady Charger Hoops Camp

     The oldest and largest of the summer sports camps in Bullitt County is the Lady Charger Basketball Camp. Almost 200 young players took part in this year’s four-day event held in two gyms at Bullitt East with both a morning and afternoon session.

    There was plenty of work on fundamentals of the game as well as plenty of ‘knock-out’, ‘hot shot’ and free throw shooting contests along with the traditional camp shirt signings on the final day.

    The camp was once again under the direction of Bullitt East head coach Chris Stallings.

  • Bullitt Blast 2018

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Bullitt Blast 2018 and the Shepherdsville City Festival brought out those of all ages for a hot but fun time at the Shepherdsville City Park.

    Inflatables, 25 cent ice cream cones, beauty pageants, watermelon eating contests, live music, a patriotic flag retirement ceremony and, of course, fireworks left the weekend packed.

    For more pictures from Bullitt Blast 2018, click here.

  • Man charged with possession of graphic materials

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — A man has been charged with 15 counts of possession of matter portraying a minor in a sexual performance.

    Phillip C. McGee has been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury. This is a re-indictment of a case originally started in 2013.

    According to the indictment, McGee possessed matter which depicts an actual sexual performance by a minor.

    The date on the incident would be Jan. 25, 2013.

  • Heritage Hill may have new life with city’s help

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When the original plans were announced, Heritage Hill subdivision would be the most upscale community in the region.

    With 1,200 homes planned nestled around a top quality 18-hole golf course, the development was being marketed throughout the area. And, then the housing market crashed and the local development hit a standstill.

    Now, a development company is looking to restart the residential community with the golf course to remain in operation.

  • Mt. Washington considers if it can give office space to agency

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Can a city provide a headquarters exclusively for a civic group?

    In Mount Washington, the answer is up in the air.

    Ralph Clark spoke to the council on behalf of the Mount Washington Community Ministries with a room full of volunteers supporting him.

    Community Ministries works with 11 churches within the city to provide both physical and spiritual needs of residents within the 40047 zip code, Clark explained.