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Today's News

  • No good choice on snow days

     If the state sees things like the local school district sees things, it might be easy to make up some of the days lost due to snow, ice and cold this year.

    However, without knowing what the state will decide, Bullitt County Public School Board officials had the task of making a no-win situation. And, any decision would be sure to jack up those who have plenty of comments on the social media.

    With 13 days to make up, board officials opted to use this Friday and next Monday. The final day - barring any other missed days - would be June 6.

  • BC boys stun PRP, then take regional title

      LOUISVILLE – There is nothing better than beating your number one rival.

    The feeling is even better when you beat your number one rival in a best of five format after trailing 0-2.

    The Bullitt Central boys’ bowling team did just that in the Region 3 Tournament recently at Fern Valley Strike and Spare, rallying from a big hole to defeat arch-rival Pleasure Ridge Park in the tourney semi-finals. A year ago, PRP had beaten Bullitt Central in the final.

  • Borah, Clark post top four finishes in regional

     LOUISVILLE – The ending wasn’t exactly what Jared Borah was looking for, but the whole package worked out just fine last Thursday as the Bullitt Central sophomore finished third at the Region 3 Boys’ Bowling Tournament, qualifying for this Thursday’s Kentucky State Bowling Tournament in Lexington.

    Borah will be joined by North Bullitt’s Logan Clark who finished fourth, earning the final qualifying spot in Lexington.

  • BBB Warns: Beware of Online Dating Scams this Valentine’s Day

     Are you looking for love this Valentine’s Day? Millions use online dating sites to meet people. Unfortunately, scam artists know this, and take advantage of those who are looking to start relationships.

  • Students IN session Friday, next Monday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Public School students better forget about that four-day weekend.

    With 13 days missed already due to inclement weather, the Bullitt County Public School Board was faced with a no-win situation Monday evening.

    Not knowing the direction of the state General Assembly in terms of granting grace days due to weather, the school board unanimously voted to use Friday, Feb. 14, and Monday, Feb. 17, as two make-up days.

    March 28 had already been designated as a school day.

  • Shepherdsville to make sure fire truck work will be covered

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Insurance claims involving damages to a firetruck led to legal action by the City of Shepherdsville.

    City attorney Joe Wantland filed a letter against the Ryder trucking company, according to Shepherdsville Fire chief Layne Troutman.

    The issue was addressed at a recent city council meeting, when Troutman reported the department was still waiting for repairs to be completed on the truck.

    The 2007 Seagrave model firetruck was damaged in an accident on Interstate 65 in August 2013 while firefighters worked an accident scene.

  • Special dog to help girl get through her diabetes

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--As a new year begins, Mount Washington resident Kayla Burnett also begins a new journey. A 19 year-old learning to combat diabetes.

    Last fall Burnett, who graduated from Bullitt East last year, began noticing she was having to use the bathroom pretty frequently.

    “I thought maybe it was a bladder infection,” she said.

    The test showed there was a lot of sugar present in her urine.

  • Ex-student indicted for threat

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A former Bullitt East student has been indicted for making threats.

  • Owners believe new gun shop will be right on target for customers

    HILLVIEW--Louisville residents John Fischer and Brian Curfman have always enjoyed hunting and shooting since they were little. In October the friends decided to take a shot of their own and open up a gun and archery store. The store is located at 6434 North Preston Highway across from Price Less Foods.

    “There really wasn’t a gun or archery store that was close so we figured it was a good market to get into,” Fischer said.

  • Great relief for Chargers football

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – There was a huge sigh of relief that could have registered on a Richter scale in Mount Washington recently when the Kentucky High School Athletic Association posted the four-year average for student body size for all 221 schools in the state that play football.