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Today's News

  • Visual Artists put talents out for viewing

     MOUNT  WASHINGTON - Preservation is very important to the Visual Artists of Bullitt County. 

    In fact, it’s one of the biggest reasons they continue to hold their annual all member art show each year.

    Shepherdsville artist Gail Bagwell said she will continue to encourage young artists to come to the county.

    “If young people don’t see any artists then they aren’t going to become one themselves,” she said.

  • Burglaries high on indictment list in Bullitt County

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Whether it is the staggering economy or the need for money for drugs or simply the need to steal, the Bullitt County Grand Jury indicted a number of felony offenders for burglary charges.

    Ashley Hutton was charged with burglary in the first degree and theft by unlawful taking over $500.

    The indictment alleges that on Sept. 30, 2013, Hutton entered a home while in possession of a deadly weapon with the intent to commit a crime.

    While at the home, she allegedly took items worth over $500.

  • Man struck, killed while walking on train tracks

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man died after being struck by a train in Shepherdsville Wednesday afternoon.

    William Marshall McCubbins, 39, of Shepherdsville, was pronounced dead at the scene by Bullitt County coroner David Billings.

    According to Shepherdsville Police Sgt. Mike O'Donnell, McCubbins was apparently walking northbound on the CSX tracks when he was struck from behind by a northbound train.

  • County wants funds back from city

     HILLVIEW - Bullitt County officials believe that they have sent too many payments to the city of Hillview to cover a long-standing interlocal agreement.
    The two bodies reached an agreement when Bullitt County imposed its insurance premium tax. Instead of taking a portion or all of the money collected from policyholders inside the municipal boundaries, Hillview would receive a check.
    Now, with the city of Hillview starting to take a portion of the tax, the question is how much was paid by the county which should be recovered.

  • Organizers pleased with first attempt at combined events

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The first year for the Bullitt Blast/Shepherdsville City Fair seems to have gone off with a boom.

  • Sunday sales request to be altered before vote taken

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the past couple of years, owners of Little Rick’s bar and grill in Lebanon Junction have been lobbying for help.

  • Blast, city fair proves two can work together

     Going into the first attempt to move the ever-popular Bullitt Blast from its roots at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre to join forces with the Shepherdsville City Fair, there were some concerns.

  • First game win gets BL U-14 to state tourney

     JEFFERSONTOWN - When a team enters tournament play, it is often said that the most important contest is the opening game.

  • Blue Lick U-12 All-Stars out of state in quarter-finals

     FERN CREEK –  Last weekend’s Babe Ruth Kentucky State Tournament at Fern Creek Park in Louisville was a powerful learning experience for the U-12 All-Stars from the Blue Lick Optimist League in northern Bullitt County.

    The league has been playing softball for just a few seasons after being a baseball only league for many years. The U-12 All-Star Softball Team was the only softball All-Star team that Blue Lick fielded this summer.

  • Fraudulent contractor pleads guilty

    Attorney General Jack Conway and his Office of Consumer Protection today announced that a contractor accused of failing to perform repair services for a Louisville resident, despite being paid to do so, has pleaded guilty to one count of theft by deception over $500, a class D felony.