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Today's News

  • Pair caught after robbery spree

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A robbery spree starting in Bullitt County on Thursday night ended several hours later in Jefferson County.

    Two individuals have been arrested and will face charges in both counties.

    According to Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department, the first robbery attempt was at the Red, White and Blue convenience store on Joy Drive, next to the old Bullitt Bowl.

    McGaha said Desiree Jackson, 25, and Brenton Wayne Dodson, 28, allegedly went to that store around 11:40 p.m. on Thursday but could not get into the business.

  • North Bullitt loses in regional tournament

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - North Bullitt faced a tough draw in the 8th Region volleyball tournament at Bullitt East.

    The Eagles faced district winning Oldham County on Tuesday evening.

    The Lady Colonels defeated North Bullitt 25-14, 25-18.

    The semifinal matches on Wednesday will match North Oldham versus Anderson County at 6:30 p.m. and Oldham County against Shelby County at 7:45 p.m.

    The final at Bullitt East will be at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday night.

    The host team, Bullitt East, lost on Monday night to North Oldham.

  • Bullitt East starts fast in winning 5th district title

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt East Chargers finished off its fifth straight district volleyball title in convincing form Thursday night.

    By virtue of winning the 27th District title, the Chargers will have the opportunity to host the Eighth Region tournament, starting on Monday in Mount Washington.

    The 25-11, 25-15 victory over North Bullitt should send Bullitt East into the regional tournament as one of the teams to beat.

    “We played well as a team,” said Charger coach Michelle Gajdik. “We were ready to play.”

  • Depleted Lady Eagles put up a good fight in opener

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – It wasn’t exactly the way that first-year North Bullitt volleyball coach Jeanette Pryor had envisioned the last game of the season.

    Still, despite playing with a depleted roster in the first round of the Eighth Region Tournament at Bullitt East last Tuesday, Pryor was proud of the way her team played before falling 25-14, 25-18 to tournament favorite Oldham County.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR - October 2008

    Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events: October 2008

    Mount Washington Elementary Grandparents Lunch week

    Old Mill Book Fair

     

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    COMMUNITY PARTNERS FOR READING ORIENTATION at Central Office, 1 p.m. (must register before attending)

  • Unbeaten North Oldham next for 7-2 Cougars

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - ‘Time heals all wounds’ is the old saying.

    In football, it is more like ‘time heals bad football programs.’ Just ask Bullitt Central and North Oldham.

    When the two schools met for the first time on the football field in 2005, the two programs combined to win just three games. One of those few wins was North Oldham’s 21-14 victory over the Cougars.

  • Man with 3 mobile meth labs caught

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -A man allegedly driving around town with three mobile meth labs in his vehicle was caught by police Monday evening.

    Jonathan Knauer of Lebanon Junction was arrested by the Shepherdsville Police and the Bullitt County Drug Task Force.

    According to Kenny Hardin, director of the Bullitt County Drug Task Force, said that about 6 p.m. on Monday the Shepherdsville police stopped Knauer.

    Upon making the stop, police noticed an active methamphetamine lab in a one-gallon jug on the floorboard of the vehicle.

  • Trick-or-treat on Friday; Time change Sunday

    All Bullitt County areas will celebrate Halloween trick-or-treating on Friday, Oct. 31.

    There are no officially set times to trick-or-treat. A general rule of thumb is to participate between approximately 6-9 p.m.

    Anyone wishing not to participate should keep porch lights off and houses dark at the above times.

    Halloween trick-or-treat safety tips can be found here.

  • Shepherdsville police to increase Halloween patrols

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Shepherdsville Police will again increase patrols on Halloween night.

    Extra officers will be out on bicycles and in patrol cars to make the streets safer for Trick or Treaters according to Shepherdsville Police Chief Doug Puckett.

    “We will have additional officers out from 6:00PM to 9:00 PM. Children and their parents should take advantage of this time to Trick or Treat safely” said Colonel Puckett.

    Both adults and youth should abide by the following safety tips from EDUGuide.org:

    Before the Big Night

  • Coyle's Corner

    Artist Paul Coyle take's a look at the current economic crisis and its effect on banks.