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Today's News

  • AG announces $105 million settlement with AT&T Mobility

     FRANKFORT - Attorney General Jack Conway and his Office of Consumer Protection, along with 49 other attorneys general, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), today announced a $105 million settlement with AT&T Mobility.

  • Sewer issues may take regional approach

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It is a long way from becoming reality.

    But the task at hand for engineers from Strand and Associates is to project what the future may hold for a multi-county area in terms of wastewater treatment and disposal.

    A public meeting was held recently in Shepherdsville.

    State Sen. Dan Seum said that a bill was approved allowing counties to be part of a regional effort to deal with wastewater disposal.

    Then-state Rep. Linda Belcher had a bill in the legislature that would eventually be adopted as HB 26.

  • Get rid of those old tires on Oct. 9-11

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- One of the more popular programs offered by Bullitt Fiscal Court will be held this week.

    Bullitt County residents will tires to dispose of can do so on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9-11.

    The tire disposal site will be set up on Buffalo Run Road, off Cedar Grove Road, across from the Love’s Truck Stop.

    Road department employees and inmates from the Bullitt County Detention Center will be present to help residents. Disposal times will be 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  • McConnell wants to be ‘offensive coordinator’

     SHEPHERDSVLLE - When Mitch McConnell entered Congress 30 years ago, he remembered the view from his Senate seat.

    It was dark and out of the way.

    Running for another term, McConnell told attendees at a Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce luncheon that Kentucky could not elect a freshman senator and return to that desk in the back of the room.

    The Republican is being challenged by Democrat Alison Grimes in the fall general election.

  • Tax decision pretty typical of plight in today’s world

     Should there be unbridled excitement over the recent release of test scores by the state Department of Education?

    Obviously yes…if you are in Bullitt County.

    Should there also be some bridled reservations about what everything means?

    Of course.

    Before throwing any water on the party, we must say that the ship is going in the right direction.

    Some may question or dislike certain individuals. But they cannot question the work that has been done the past few years.

  • Clash of the decade set for Friday in rivalry

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It will be a rare intra-county clash of top-10 teams in Class 5-A on Friday when Bullitt East visits Bullitt Central in the annual renewal of The War.

    At least two state-wide polls have both teams listed in the top-10 of the class heading into the game. The Associated Press has Bullitt East third and Bullitt Central eighth while Bluegrasspreps.com has Bullitt East third and Bullitt Central tenth.

    Of course, polls mean nothing in this game. This is an intra-county rivalry first and foremost.

  • Soccer in the dark suits NB just fine

     HEBRON ESTATES – Light? Who needs light for a high school soccer match?

    North Bullitt and Bullitt Central didn’t appear to need any sunlight to play soccer on Thursday. In a classic high school soccer match that went to overtime and beyond, the Eagles pulled out a 4-3 victory in the only meeting between the two rivals during the regular season.

    A year ago, the two teams played a 4-3 thriller at Bullitt Central, but that game ended with a late goal in regulation.

  • Hwy. 44 ramp to I-65 North closed Oct. 10-13

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the entrance ramp from westbound KY 44 to northbound Interstate 65 at Shepherdsville will be closed this weekend for concrete pavement repairs.

    This ramp is scheduled for closure from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, October 10 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, October 13.

    Motorists should follow the signed detour via westbound KY 44, southbound KY 61 and eastbound KY 480 to connect with northbound I-65.

  • Former glass company president sentenced for fraud at Ft. Knox HS

     LOUISVILLE – The former president of Central Kentucky Glass Company, headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, was sentenced to 27 months in prison by Senior District Judge Thomas B. Russell on Friday, October 3, 2014, after pleading guilty to a single count of wire fraud in connection with a multi-million dollar contract at Fort Knox High School, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 3, 2014

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory

    nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.