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Today's News

  • CG wins first track meet

     Cedar Grove Elementary recently participated in its first track meet.

    The following results:

    *K-2 Girls 1600 -- 1. Naomi Mitchell; 2. Riley Newberry; 3. Emma Thompson

    *3-5 Girls 1600 -- 1. Pressley Huff; 2. Haley Dillman; 3. Erin Dorton

    *K-2 Girls 100 -- 1. Naomi Mitchell; 3. Cami Bickett

    *3-5 Girls 100 -- 2. McKenzie Engle

    *3-5 Girls 200 -- 1. Haley Dillman; 2. Clarissa Jones

    *K-2 Girls 400 -- 1. Lily Harper; 3. Garrett Williamson

    *3-5 Girls 400 -- 1. Erin Dorton; 2. McKenzie Engle

  • UPDATE: Ramp closure on I-65 re-scheduled for April 26

     UPDATE (04/24, 4:30 p.m.): The work scheduled on I-65 North for Saturday has been postponed by one day due to the threat of rain and storms.

    This work is now scheduled for Sunday, April 26 from 8 AM until 5 PM, weather permitting.

    Continue to check 511.ky.gov for further updates.

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    LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of a lane and ramp closure this Saturday on Interstate 65 North at Lebanon Junction in Bullitt County.

  • AG announces guilty plea in burglary case

     FRANKFORT – Attorney General Jack Conway and his Office of Special Prosecutions today announced the guilty plea and sentencing of 45-year-old James G. Parrett of Magnolia, Ky. Late yesterday afternoon, Parrett entered a guilty plea in Grayson Circuit Court to charges associated with a home burglary that took place in June of 2012 in Grayson County. The victims were attending their son’s funeral at the time of the crime.

  • Louisville man charged with robbing multiple pharmacies

     LOUISVILLE – A Louisville man was charged today, by a federal grand jury, with robbing seven pharmacies located in Jefferson County, Kentucky, including carrying a firearm during one of the robberies, announced Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Matthew Williams was charged in an eight count indictment with robbing the pharmacies beginning on September 13, 2013 through January 2, 2014, when he was arrested by Metro Louisville Police.

  • Increased flow means additional revenue for Shepherdsville coffers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In a “rye” twist, the city of Shepherdsville has a little more cash flow, thanks to more Beam Suntory pipe flow.

    The bourbon distillery is producing more of its rye whiskey product, meaning more pressing is taking place at its Clermont plant, according to mayor Scott Ellis.

    Council member Larry Hatfield said the process of making a rye whiskey impacts the plant because of more solid product in the sewer line.

  • BCHS collects shoes to help needy, purchase sign

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A new fundraising campaign shows signs that Bullitt Central High School is stepping in the right direction.

    The school kicked off a shoe collection drive through Funds2Orgs in hopes of raising funding for a new digital school sign.

    Organizer Terry Stamps, a Bullitt Central clerical assistant, said the goal was to collect 300 bags worth of new and gently-used shoes, with 25 pair to a bag.

    The shoes will be collected by Funds2Orgs, who will distribute them to places in Africa and Central America.

  • Consistency is still a goal for all three area softball teams

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There was a lot to like about what all three area softball teams did last week except for consistency.

    That will be one of the talking points over the next three weeks as the teams race to the post-season. That route will be made more clear this week as all three teams have district contests.

    North Bullitt and Bullitt Central were supposed to play on Monday of this week, but wet conditions forced that game to be postponed. As of Monday night, no make-up date had been set.

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  • County to investigate shelter

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt Fiscal Court will launch an investigation on the operations of the county animal shelter and its director.

    After an executive session that included discussion on litigation and personnel that lasted 50 minutes, court members unanimously voted to keep the suspension of director Jimmy Miller intact.

    Miller, who has been employed for over seven years at the shelter, was indefinitely suspended Friday for alleged violation of the county handbook on employee conduct.

  • Start times will not change for students in Bullitt

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Forget any concerns about changing child care arrangements during the next school year.

    The Bullitt County Public School Board unanimously threw up a big red stop sign on any further study or discussion on altering the current start time schedule.

    This ends a four-month research-based study on the what is the best learning situation for students at each grade level.

    A big concern centered around studies stating that high school students should not start classes earlier than 8:30 a.m. Currently, their classes begin at 7:20 a.m.

  • Walk to bring awareness to growing number of suicides

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - As the relative of a person who committed suicide, Brooks resident Vanessa Kallin wants to break the silence on what is often considered a taboo subject.

    Kallin helped found the Bullitt County branch of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in hopes of raising awareness and getting people to discuss the subject of suicide, rather than dismissing it.

    To help raise awareness, the local AFSP chapter is sponsoring its second annual “Walk for Suicide Awareness and Prevention” campus walk at Shepherdsville City Park.