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Today's News

  • JUNK....JUNK....and more JUNK

     The county residents filled up 23 dumpsters in three sites last month.

    The final day to dispose of junk by county residents will be this Saturday, May 10, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the old Shepherdsville High/Middle and at Lebanon Junction Elementary.

  • Board wants to renovate schools

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The members of the school district’s planning committee for facilities was unanimous in its conviction.

    Members voted that Maryville Elementary should immediately receive a new school and that Mount Washington Elementary would be next when funding became available.

    Those same members will now receive a new message from members of the Bullitt County Public School Board - get a new conviction.

    The board voted 3-2 to reject the committee’s recommendation. 

  • Colorado pair arrested in drug run to Kentucky

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A couple from Colorado were en route to the Bullitt County area.

    But, according to Lt. Mike Murdoch of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, their trip was detoured.

    At around 11:25 p.m. Sunday, Murdoch said detectives with the Bullitt County Drug Task Force stopped a vehicle in Okolona.

    After a search by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s K-9 unit, Joshua Ford, 34, and Lesa Nelson, 32, were both arrested and charged with trafficking in marijuana.

  • Bond refinanced by city for work on sewer plant

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville City Council must refinance a general obligation bond of $3.5 million by the end of the fiscal year on June 30.

    A first reading of an ordinance issuing a new G.O. bond agreement for $3 million over five years through Republic Bank took place at the Apr. 28 city business meeting.

    An initial bond was issued in November 2011 to the city by BB&T in West Virginia. The bond would finance the city’s sewer interceptor line as part of a federal Environmental Protection Agency mandate.

  • Run in eighth lifts Eagles past Central 2-1

      HEBRON ESTATES – A throw over third base in the bottom of the eighth inning allowed a run to score as the North Bullitt Eagles pulled out a 2-1 victory over Bullitt Central on Monday.

    The game had been pushed back a week because of bad weather the previous Monday, but the wait was worth it as the two county rivals and 23rd District combatants put on a classic battle that wasn’t decided until the final moment.

  • No hits? Not a problem for NB during 3-1 win

     HEBRON ESTATES - You survive a lightning delay on the road to win in 12 innings.

    You throw an eighth grader on the hill for his first varsity start, you get no hits but still win.

    You run-rule a team that has beaten Trinity and St. Xavier this year.

    You do all three of those things and it’s been a pretty darn good week.

    Such is the life for head coach Brian Wise and his North Bullitt Eagles.

  • Get festival time off to good start in Mount Washington

     Bullitt County gets the fair and festival started this weekend with the annual Mount Washington Spring Festival.

    Thanks to the work of the Mount Washington Lions and Lioness clubs, the spring festival has been a fixture in the community for decades.

    There will be the normal things like booths and food on Friday and Saturday.

    There will be a car show and rides. The professional wrestlers will be grappling once again.

    This year adds a special gospel music celebration on Saturday evening.

  • BBB Hot Topics: May 2014

     Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s April 2014 Hot Topics!

    1.    BBB is receiving calls about Free Government Grants! Scammers offer government money because a person pays bills on time, is a good citizen, or was picked in a random drawing. To receive the grant, the person must send fees via prepaid card or a wire transfer. There is no grant!

  • Should any signage be allowed on vehicles of contractors with county?

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Should contractors who do business with the county government have the right to affix signs to their vehicles?

    That question arose when James Sneed III inquired why a person supervising the road cleanup detail would have a sign promoting the campaign of Martha Knox on his vehicle.

    Although not named, constable Charlie Wright works the inmates who get out and pick up trash and do other services for governmental agencies. 

  • Tennis teams close out regular season

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- As the final days of the regular season approached, tennis coaches were busy figuring out who would play where in the upcoming Eighth Region tournament in Frankfort.