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  • BCPS on 2 hour delay

    Bullitt County Public Schools are on a two-hour delay for Monday, March 12, 2018 due to snow. For more information, visit bullittschools.org.

  • DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME: Spring forward one hour

     This weekend is the first Daylight Saving Time weekend of the year.

  • Sheriff's Office warns of phone scams

     The following is a message distributed to the media by the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office:

    Our office would like to inform the public of recent phone scams.

    The caller is identifying himself as Scotty McGaha, Lt. Michael Cook or Michael Cook with the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office.

    The caller informs the person they have an arrest warrant for failing to appear for jury duty or an urgent court action has been filed against them.

  • KidsFest to bring fun for kids on Saturday

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s the biggest something-to-do for kids in Bullitt County, and this year there will be more to do than ever before!

    The 2018 KidsFest, presented by the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce, Kosair Charities and the Shriners of Bullitt County, takes place Saturday, Mar. 10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Parquet Springs Conference Centre.

    This year’s event will be different than previous years, with more indoor and outdoor activities added for the kids.

  • Possible hepatitis A-related death reported in Louisville

     FRANKFORT –  The Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) and the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness (LMPHW), are reporting a hepatitis A-related death of a Louisville resident.

  • Aquatic center idea still afloat

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The survey was quite clear.

    Bullitt Countians would support an aquatic center.

    The main question is whether the community could support not only the construction of the facility but also its annual upkeep.

    With rumors floating around, aquatic committee chairman Dennis Mitchell called a meeting to help lay out the details of a plan drawn up for the facility.

    Keith Griffee, a member of the committee, said that the first option of simply putting a bubble over the current pool at Bullitt Central was not feasible.

  • Audience gets plenty of info on legalization of marijuana

      SHEPHERDSVILLE — Ashly Taylor runs a cannabis center in Colorado. The native Kentuckian would like to open shop in her home state. However, current Kentucky laws prohibit it, even though she says the business is already here.

    Taylor, along with Kentucky Cannabis Freedom Coalition (KCFC) member Tom Reichert, retired Louisville Metro Officer Steve Watts and Alliance for Innovative Medicine founder and executive director Shannon Stacy, recently sat on a forum during a town hall meeting in Shepherdsville to discuss Senate Bill 80. 

  • Belcher sworn into office

    Kentucky Supreme Court Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. swore Linda Belcher into office as the state representative of the 49th District. She won a special election on Feb. 20 to fill out the term of the late Dan Johnson.

     

    The state Board of Elections certified the special election and Belcher was sworn in later that day.

  • Hebron Estates to close road not in use

     HEBRON ESTATES - The city of Hebron Estates will soon close a road, but no one driving on city streets will even be affected.

    City attorney Mark Edison presented the first reading of an ordinance to close a portion of Old E. Hebron Lane. The area hasn’t been used as a public street for years.

    The purpose of closing the roadway was to remove the port from the city’s boundaries, allowing landowners connected to it to update their property deeds.

  • Three charged in drug investigation by Shepherdsville

     The Shepherdsville Police street crimes unit conducted an investigation on March 1 in the 100 Block of South Lakeview Drive.

    During that investigation, officers uncovered methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

    Three individuals have been charged.

    Ralph Jackson, 48, of Shepherdsville has been charged with trafficking in a controlled substance (meth) and trafficking in marijuana.

    Wendy Batten, 47, of Shepherdsville, was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance (meth) and trafficking in marijuana.