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Today's News

  • Previous bomb threat will send man to prison

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Last October, Robert J. Pronovost II didn’t want to go to prison.

    So, while admittedly being under the influence, he called in a bomb threat to the courthouse.

    It may have delayed the inevitable for a short period of time but the Shepherdsville man is now headed to prison.

    Earlier this month,  Pronovost received his final sentencing.

    Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress rejected defense attorney Jennifer Wittmeyer’s request for probation and drug treatment for her client.

  • Sunday beer sales in county?

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Could the sell of beer be allowed on Sundays in Bullitt County?

    A restaurant owner in Lebanon Junction has again approached Bullitt Fiscal Court for that right.

    But, if fiscal court would approve such a measure, it would be for the entire county.

    Rick Clark, a partner with his father in Little Rick’s in Lebanon Junction, has approached fiscal court on several occasions since the restaurant opened over two years ago.

  • The LAST SUPPER

     Members of Mount Washington United Methodist Church observed the Holy Week of Easter with a presentation of the Living Supper on Thursday.

    The play, “The Living Supper: Lineage”, took the audience on a journey through the Bible meeting important figures such as Eve, David and Ruth.

  • New system to be implemented in court system

      Bullitt County is scheduled to “go live” with the court system’s new Accounts Receivable Program on May 1, 2014.  There are currently 27 other Kentucky counties which have made the transition.  

    As it exists now, the accounting system is an antiquated system of hundreds of old-fashioned ledger cards. 

    Information regarding payments must be manually entered into the system where the court records are kept but there is no communication between that program and the bookkeeping program. 

  • Mercy outlasts East - Again

     LOUISVILLE – Missed chances early in the game came back to haunt Bullitt East on Monday night in another classic match-up with 24th District rival Mercy.

    This time it took 11 innings before the Jaguars pushed across the only run of the game. This came on the heels of last season’s district final at Bullitt East that went to the 12th inning before Mercy pulled out a 4-3 victory.

    In fact, this was the third straight meeting over the past two seasons between the two programs that has ended with Mercy winning by a single run.

  • NB runs away late to beat BC

     HEBRON ESTATES – The best news on Monday coming out of the North Bullitt-Bullitt Central softball meeting was that for at least five innings it was a highly competitive game.

    In the end, North Bullitt scored five times in the bottom of the sixth inning before coasting to an 8-1 victory.

  • Probe reels in big catch of stolen items

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A nine-month investigation by various agencies has led to a major catch of stolen merchandise and illegal drugs at a northern Bullitt County pay fishing lake.

  • Local homemakers see red in May

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--For the second year in a row, the Bullitt County Extension Homemakers have taken a special-type of volunteering into their own hands.

    Clubs such as Sew Busy, Heritage Homemakers, Cedar Grove, Crafty Ladies and the Crazy Quilters all participated in making little red dresses for the Go Red for Women Luncheon in May.

    This year Bullitt County made a total of 40.

    President of the local Homemakers, Linda Ellis, said  the ladies enjoy coming up creative ways to construct a dress.

  • Crusade funds exceed $1.6 million after 20 years

     Funding from the WHAS-11 Crusade for Children to Bullitt County Public Schools over the past 20 years has exceeded $1.6 million.

    Most of that money has been raised by coins tossed into pails held by firefighters at stop lights. A big highlight of the Crusade features firefighters at the WHAS-11 studio reading a lengthy list of contributors followed by the classic cadence of coins filling plastic containers.

  • An eventful year continues for school district

     In one sense, it seems like school just began yesterday, but in another way, it feels as if it has gone on a very long time.  Rather than waiting for the end of the year to recap, since so much has happened, this month I’ll devote to a little review.