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Today's News

  • A Gift You Can’t Exchange

     The annual Hillview Winterfest drew record crowds to the government center.

    The star attraction came from the AnimalTales handler, who brought a variety of animals to the stage. That attracted a lot of kids to the stage to see animals like snakes and wallabys.

    There was also a visit from Santa, crafts and food

     

    For more pictures of the event, click here.

  • Another "look-alike" weapon found at BCHS

      The following was a letter emailed to Bullitt Central High School parents from principal Jim Beavers in regards to a look-alike weapon found on campus Monday:

    This morning, at Bullitt Central High School, we had another look-alike weapon brought to school.  Again, it was a look-alike weapon and there has been no firearm at BC.

  • Can’t smoke’em even if you got them

                    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It was probably a rule that most thought had been in effect for years.
        However, it wasn’t until recently that the Bullitt County Public School Board ruled that it was illegal to smoke on its properties — including during extra-curricular activities.
        For Sarah Smith, the district’s safe and drug free schools coordinator, the new smoke-free policy is long overdue.

  • Hillview officials asked to control yard signs

     HILLVIEW-- He counted 27 yard signs in a stretch from Zoneton Road to Tanyard Springs Boulevard.

    And Mike Raney wasn’t happy to see them.

    So the president of the Tanyard Springs Homeowners Association took his cause to the Hillview City Council.

    His question was simple. Does the city have any regulations on the placement of yard signs?

    “To me, it’s litter,” said Raney. “They’re like breeding out there.”

  • Minnis makes right moves as educator named tops in state

     HEBRON ESTATES - Whether it’s the strategy of a chess board move or the skill of saving up energy for the end of the cross-country run, Dennis Minnis knows how to teach and motivate his students.

    As a long-time Bullitt County Public Schools educator, Minnis tries to assist in the physical education at all schools and education levels.

    His efforts were recognized by the Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (KAHPERD), which selected Minnis as the 2016-17 Elementary School PE Teacher of the Year.

  • BBB Hot Topics: December 2016

     See the latest scams in BBB’s December 2016 Hot Topics

    1.    The BBB is warning iPhone owners about hundreds of fake retail apps popping up in Apple’s App Store. These counterfeiters are impersonating businesses like Dollar Tree, Foot Locker, Dillard’s, and Nordstrom. BBB recommends going to a retailer’s website to get a link to the legitimate app in the App Store.

  • Police seek assistance in Wee Stor-It theft case

     PIONEER VILLAGE - The following statement was released by the Pioneer Village Police Department Tuesday afternoon in regards to an ongoing criminal investigation:

    A substantial amount of property was stolen from the Wee Stor-it Storage at 5089 North Preston Hwy, Louisville, KY 40229.

    Approximately between the dates of November 11/18/2016-11/20/2016 from midnight to 5am unknown subject(s) entered the facility using the same pass code repeatedly to steal RV’s, trailers, a 4-wheeler and 1952 DeSoto race car.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning December 4, 2016

    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.

  • Man charged in hit and run death

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A Louisville resident has been charged in the death of a 21-year-old Bullitt County man on Saturday morning.

    William Lee “Billy” Dezern, 21, was attempting to help a family friend with her vehicle that had become disabled on northbound Interstate 65 just south of the Brooks Road exit.

    According to Col. Mike Murdoch of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, a call to dispatch at 10:11 a.m. reported that a 1999 White Ford Ranger was driving erratically northbound on Interstate 65.

  • MW man dies in multi-vehicle wreck

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — An accident early Monday morning led to a chain-reaction crash that resulted in the death of a Mount Washington man.

    According to Kentucky State Police Trooper Jeff Gregory, the multi-injury accident started at around 6:06 a.m. and led to Interstate 65 being shut down until mid-afternoon.

    Gregory said KSP received a call for assistance on a multi-vehicle accident.