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Today's News

  • Circle of Peace Gathering

     For many years, Bullitt County was home to an annual Pow Wow to raise awareness of Native American tribes and to educate the public on the cultures of the various tribes.

    With the disbandment of the Red Crow Indian Council, another organization stepped up last weekend to host its Pow Wow.

    The Ohio Valley Native American Warriors Society hosts the two-day Circle of Peace Gathering.

    Large crowds came out to see the customs of the Native Americans. There were vendors with authentic goods and there was food enjoyed by the Native Americans.

  • Old Mill bus involved in accident; no injuries reported

     A Miller Transportation bus returning to Old Mill Elementary from a field trip was involved in an accident on Highway 44 East near the KOA Campground Wednesday afternoon.

    Principal Les McIntosh contacted Central Office shortly following the event.

    Superintendent Keith Davis said that all students were accounted for at the school following the ordeal.

    Davis added that there were no known injuries to the students.

  • Rineyville murder suspect in custody

      UPDATE (06/03): Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown has made an arrest in the May 31, 2015 Vine Grove murder of Jason Scott.

    Members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force located Timothy G. Cruz (48) of Rineyville, Ky. at a Louisville Hotel at approximately 3:55 P.M. this afternoon and took him into custody without incident.

    Mr. Cruz was charged by KSP Post 4 Detectives with Murder and other outstanding warrants. He was subsequently lodged in the Hardin Co. Detention Center on a $500,000 bond.

  • Nearly all reach grad standards

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When the Bullitt County Public School Board announced a policy several years ago that students would not graduate unless they were college or career ready, there was some concerns.

    There was probably a lot of parents -- and students -- who didn’t realize the ramifications of such a requirement.

    Under the original decision, you would not walk the graduation line if you did not meet the college or career readiness standards. 

  • School budget to have 2% pay hikes included

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A new sanctioned high school sport will be funded for coaching positions in the upcoming academic year.

    While not sure where practice and “home” meets might be held, the Bullitt County Public School Board approved three coaching positions for bass fishing.

    That is part of the annual $117.8 million budget proposed for 2015-16.

    The addition of bass fishing at each of the high schools will cost approximately $3,200 times three.

  • More talk, no decision on interest in smoking policies

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The saga for a smoke-free Bullitt County continues.

    At a recent meeting of the Shepherdsville/Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission, the commission expanded on their previous discussion if the commission should support a non-smoking policy in Bullitt County.

    Commission chair James Watkins said if the county would support such a policy, then the commission would also.

  • Back to the State Tournament

     UPDATE (Tuesday, June 2, 6:30 p.m.): The North Bullitt Eagles have advanced in the first round of the 2015 Rawlings/KHSAA State Tournament in Lexington with a 6-4 victory over Hopkinsville.

  • Knob Creek Road paving to begin

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that paving is scheduled to begin this week on KY 1526 (Knob Creek Road) in Bullitt County.

    Contract crews will be resurfacing a section of the roadway between KY 44 and KY 2672 (mile points 0.0 to 4.9).

    During paving operations, the roadway will be reduced to one lane and traffic will be flagged through the work zone.  Motorists should expect delays and allow extra time to reach their destination.

  • Louisville man faces child porn charges

      LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Louisville man employed by the Archdiocese of Louisville as a high school teacher and assistant coach with the school’s athletics department was arrested today and appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Dave Whalin, charged in a criminal complaint with violating child exploitation laws, announced Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Old Hwy. 61 closed near E. Hebron Ln.

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that Old KY 61 (Old Preston Highway) has been closed this morning near Robin Way in Bullitt County (mile point 18.75).  This section of roadway has been closed due to a culvert that is collapsing. The closure is located about a half-mile south of East Hebron Lane.

    Residents in this area will be able to use the recently realigned portion of KY 61 to detour this area.