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Today's News

  • Bullitt Central gives Coulter special ride to new job

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Leading the Bullitt Central in cheers one final time, Christy Coulter said goodbye to the school before riding off into the sunset.

    The former principal took a new position as director of the Bullitt County Public Schools College and Career Readiness Center. Coulter served 

    The school surprised Coulter during a celebration, offering her flowers and a wooden bench made from the old gym bleachers. The bench was put together by Bullitt Central FFA students.

  • Ramp closure on Interstate 65 South in Bullitt County Aug. 22-25

    LOUISVILLE- The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the exit ramp from southbound Interstate 65 to KY 245 (Exit 112) at Clermont will be closed this weekend for concrete pavement repairs.  This ramp is scheduled for closure from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, August 22 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, August 25.

  • Bust nets large catch of defendants

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man who operated a northern Bullitt County pay lake is now being indicted.

  • Tourist group works through concerns over center policy

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--Bringing your children to work has become a point of contention for the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission.

    At a recent meeting, Treasurer Tom Kelly raised some concerns he had about a conference employee regularly bringing their children to work with them.

    Conference Centre Director Vicki Downing said she consulted with Tammy Ott, owner of Today’s Kids daycare; a lawyer; and their insurance agent about the matter.

  • Man indicted for making bomb threat to judicial center

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man who allegedly made bomb threats to a governmental building and to a lawyer's office has been indicted.

  • Hunters Hollow may clear sidewalks

    HUNTERS HOLLOW - The Hunters Hollow City Commission stepped away from a proposed sidewalk ordinance.

    The commission unanimously voted to table a proposed ordinance relating to sidewalk parking during the July meeting.

    The ordinance proposed specific restrictions, fines and exceptions in relation to residents parking vehicles in a way that blocked sidewalk use for pedestrians.

  • Council upset with lack of input in LJ

    LEBANON JUNCTION -- A quick decision by Lebanon Junction Butch Sweat caused a riff with some council members.

    Due to the recent retirement of police chief Donnie Tinnell, Sweat appointed Larry Coy as the acting chief.

    Coy has more than 30 years of police experience, including in Jefferson County and the Air Force. He also volunteered as a special deputy at the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office and was then assistant chief deputy under Tinnell.

    “I told Butch I would do it for awhile,” he said.

  • Resident struck by school vehicle Friday

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- An investigation is on-going after a resident of a nursing home was struck on Friday afternoon.

  • Temporary closure of Fisher Lane begins Aug. 18

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that Fisher Lane in Bullitt County will be closed next week near the intersection with Duane Way.

    This closure is part of an improvement project on KY 44 at the intersection with Armstrong Lane and Fisher Lane.

  • Colonial House resident struck by BCPS vehicle

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A Bullitt County Public Schools maintenance vehicle struck a Colonial House resident along Highway 44 East Friday afternoon.

    BCPS attorney Eric Farris said the vehicle, a converted school bus, was headed westbound on 44, returning to the BCPS maintenance garage, when the resident "stepped or lept" into its path.

    The incident occurred about 5 p.m. near Colonial House.

    Farris said two BCPS employees in the vehicle were not injured. He said the driver would complete a drug test as part of BCPS policy procedure.