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Today's News

  • April showers brings healthy flowers

     A few rain showers could not keep hundreds of people from attending the plant sale held at the Bullitt County Extension Service on Saturday.

    There were lots of plants, as well as yard decorations, available for purchase.

    This is an annual sale conducted by the Master Gardeners program in Bullitt County.

  • Beware Scammers taking Advantage of Nepal Earthquake Tragedy

     BBB's Wise Giving Alliance (WGA) is warning donors to avoid being taken advantage of by scammers who want to make money off of the Nepal earthquake tragedy.

  • Fiscal Court freezes OT starting May 5

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With an immediate concern rectified, the long-term future of the Bullitt County Emergency Medical Service would be in doubt.
        Bullitt Fiscal Court adopted and then revised a resolution putting a freeze on any overtime on Tuesday.
        The effective date on the resolution was later changed to May 5.
        The overtime freeze, as well as freezes on new hires and transfer of funds and a new invoice policy, were implemented due to a desire to get a handle on financial spending in county government.

  • Privatization one option to be studied

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Should Bullitt County contract out its emergency medical services?
        Should rates on its medical runs be increased?
        Should the number of ambulances be reduced?
        Less than 24 hours after Bullitt Fiscal Court imposed and then revised an overtime freeze which could have immediately shut down services such as EMS and the jail, the Emergency Services Committee held its regular meeting.
        The hot topic of the day was how to eliminate scheduled overtime with EMS.

  • Former Episcopal chair, spouse, sentenced for charity embezzlement

     LOUISVILLE – Charles Muir, the former chairman of the Woodcock Foundation, and his wife, Diana Muir, former owner of DBM-Dental Direct of Louisville, were sentenced today, by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, to serve prison terms for the interstate transportation of stolen property and money laundering totaling $1,141,030, from the Louisville Episcopal Church Education Foundation, announced Acting U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Post-season starts today for net teams

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- We get three consecutive days of good weather and suddenly it is time for the post-season in high school spring sports.
        Oh well. It has just been that type of spring.

  • Local track athletes fight in the Border Battle at Nelson County HS

    BARDSTOWN-- For the second and third times this season all three Bullitt County high school track programs converged on tracks in Nelson County to find a safe area to compete.
        On Monday, all six teams took part in the Border Battle at Nelson County High School. The three Bullitt County schools took on the three public schools from Nelson County in what is becoming an annual event.

  • Kelly shuts-down BC in 5-0 North Bullitt win

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There wasn’t a lot of hoopla in the North Bullitt camp on Thursday.

    Despite defeating county rival Bullitt Central 5-0 to clinch the top spot in upcoming District 23 baseball tournament, there wasn’t a lot of celebrating on the Eagle sidelines.

    Yes, it was a district victory.

    And, yes, it was against a county foe led  by a former NB freshman coach.

    But, no, head coach Brian Wise wasn’t completely satisfied with the win.

    And G.J. Moore felt his starting pitcher deserved a better fate.

  • Charger baseball did a little bit of everything last week

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Never a dull moment.

    That is the best way to describe the week that was last week for the Bullitt East Charger baseball squad. There was a little bit of everything and despite a 2-1 record, veteran head coach Jeff Bowles was still upset after the two wins with the one loss on Tuesday, a 7-6 setback to 24th District rival Jeffersontown.

  • Tax preparer sentenced for false returns

      LOUISVILLE – Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr., and Christopher A. Henry, Special Agent in Charge, IRS-Criminal Investigation announced today that Elizabeth A. Lawless, 66, of Louisville, Kentucky, was sentenced this week by Senior District Judge Thomas B. Russell to 6 months in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $329,465 to the IRS.