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Today's News

  • Residents to have place to get rid of junk

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While the dates are not confirmed, you can get your junk piled up and ready for proper disposal.
        Bullitt Fiscal Court agreed to once again host county cleanup days this spring.
        Larry Hatfield, director of the county's solid waste program, said his tentative dates were April 25 and May 9.
        The hours are typically 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. for Bullitt County residents only.

  • The Eggs are falling, The Eggs are falling...

     A sold out crowd scrambled to the back of the Bullitt County Fairgrounds to watch an egg-citing display like no other.

    The third annual Helicopter Easter Egg Drop brought more than 1,000 visitors to the Fairgrounds to see thousands of plastic Easter eggs dropped from the sky.

    Once the helicopter is done dropping the eggs into the field, the kids are let loose to hunt them down. They later trade the eggs for Easter candy.

  • Elementary students may be first to start day

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Could elementary students be the first to start classes each day next fall?
        That is a possibility and a proposal that is getting some positive support from a committee asked to study the start times in Bullitt County.
        The committee, which will meet again on Monday, March 16, at 4 p.m., has been researching the dozens of possibilities since the beginning of the year.
        Every few years, the request is made to determine if the current format of class scheduling is appropriate.

  • Former U of L exec gets 63 months for fraud, embezzlement

     A former University of Louisville accountant, promoted to Executive Director of the Department of Family & Geriatric Medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine (DFGM) was sentenced today, in U.S. District Court, by Senior District Judge Charles R. Simpson III, to 63 months in prison and ordered to pay $2,810,201.53 in restitution for tax fraud and embezzling funds tied to University of Louisville medical groups, announced Acting U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Old Mill, Mt. Washington students create prosthetic device for area student

    Employing a combination of basic materials and advanced technology, Mt. Washington and Old Mill Elementary School fourth and fifth grade students created a prosthetic device for a student whose left arm ends at the elbow joint.

                (Parents of the student requested the youth recipient and school not be identified).

  • Council considers shifting meeting nights

                SHEPHERDSVILLE - For many years the Shepherdsville City Council has met regularly on the second and fourth Monday of every month.

                Council member Dana Bischoff-James suggested the city move the date.

                James suggested considering a new day and meeting time, offering a potential move to Tuesdays and an earlier start of 6 p.m., rather than the current 6:30.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning March 23, 2015

    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.

     

  • Who can you really trust these days?

     While recently driving around in snow and cold all week, in a vehicle without proper heat, used tires and worn windshield wipers, fighting off the pending cold that has waited months to attack me, I eat lunch at my desk.

    I take a break to clear my head, and one of the things I check is my email, where I’m informed by a friend that Major League Baseball player Alex Rodriguez has apologized to us.

  • 2015 Irene Carroll Style Show and Scholarship Luncheon

     The Bullitt County Woman’s Club hosted its 44th annual Irene Carroll Style Show and Scholarship Luncheon on Saturday at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    This year’s theme was Spring into Education and Christy Coulter was the guest speaker.

  • Lady Chargers break quickly from the gate

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Heading into the first major softball tournament of the season on Friday when they played in Elizabethtown at the Big M Chevrolet Classic, Bullitt East head coach Ricky Hoffman didn’t really know what to expect.

    Six games later and with the only two losses being by one run, including a 3-2 loss to the number one ranked team in the state, Hoffman was all smiles when the team got back to Mount Washington.