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Today's News

  • County to investigate shelter

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt Fiscal Court will launch an investigation on the operations of the county animal shelter and its director.

    After an executive session that included discussion on litigation and personnel that lasted 50 minutes, court members unanimously voted to keep the suspension of director Jimmy Miller intact.

    Miller, who has been employed for over seven years at the shelter, was indefinitely suspended Friday for alleged violation of the county handbook on employee conduct.

  • Start times will not change for students in Bullitt

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Forget any concerns about changing child care arrangements during the next school year.

    The Bullitt County Public School Board unanimously threw up a big red stop sign on any further study or discussion on altering the current start time schedule.

    This ends a four-month research-based study on the what is the best learning situation for students at each grade level.

    A big concern centered around studies stating that high school students should not start classes earlier than 8:30 a.m. Currently, their classes begin at 7:20 a.m.

  • Bullitt motorists will see change in auto decals

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Kentucky vehicle owners will notice a change throughout the state regarding license plate decals.

                The Decals on Demand change is underway in Bullitt County, according to county clerk Kevin Mooney.

                Mooney said the vehicle registration renewal and title change system was upgraded so the clerk's office could print license plate decals in office.

  • Perfect year caps off third straight state volleyball title for Rolling Hills

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It is a sports dynasty that may not be challenged anywhere is the nation.
        For the past three seasons, the volleyball team from Rolling Hills Christian School has brought home the top division of the state KCSAA championship.
        And during those past three years, the team coached by Danielle Merrick has lost only two matches.
        This year, the team went a perfect 50-0, including winning the state tournament which featured 50 volleyball squads from across the Commonwealth.

  • Winds play role in busy week of tennis action

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Windy weather greeted tennis players most of last week.
        The regular season is entering its final days as regional play will begin in various sites next Monday.
        
    NORTH BULLITT
        The North Bullitt boys went to Butler on Tuesday and returned with a 4-1 victory.
        The lone Bear victory came at court one singles, where Ben Blumeier defeated Jon Claycomb 6-2, 6-4.

  • Visit to Washington

     The 8th grade class from Little Flock Flock Christian Academy visited Washington DC in March.

    Through their mission work, they served at the Capital Area Food Bank and at Central Union Mission.

    They also visited Arlington Cemetery, National Archives, Smithsonian Zoo and Museums, Memorials and Monuments, International Spy Museum, NBA game, Mt. Vernon, Ford’s Theater, The Pentagon, The White House, The Capitol, Medieval Times, and Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.

  • CG wins first track meet

     Cedar Grove Elementary recently participated in its first track meet.

    The following results:

    *K-2 Girls 1600 -- 1. Naomi Mitchell; 2. Riley Newberry; 3. Emma Thompson

    *3-5 Girls 1600 -- 1. Pressley Huff; 2. Haley Dillman; 3. Erin Dorton

    *K-2 Girls 100 -- 1. Naomi Mitchell; 3. Cami Bickett

    *3-5 Girls 100 -- 2. McKenzie Engle

    *3-5 Girls 200 -- 1. Haley Dillman; 2. Clarissa Jones

    *K-2 Girls 400 -- 1. Lily Harper; 3. Garrett Williamson

    *3-5 Girls 400 -- 1. Erin Dorton; 2. McKenzie Engle

  • AG announces guilty plea in burglary case

     FRANKFORT – Attorney General Jack Conway and his Office of Special Prosecutions today announced the guilty plea and sentencing of 45-year-old James G. Parrett of Magnolia, Ky. Late yesterday afternoon, Parrett entered a guilty plea in Grayson Circuit Court to charges associated with a home burglary that took place in June of 2012 in Grayson County. The victims were attending their son’s funeral at the time of the crime.

  • Louisville man charged with robbing multiple pharmacies

     LOUISVILLE – A Louisville man was charged today, by a federal grand jury, with robbing seven pharmacies located in Jefferson County, Kentucky, including carrying a firearm during one of the robberies, announced Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Matthew Williams was charged in an eight count indictment with robbing the pharmacies beginning on September 13, 2013 through January 2, 2014, when he was arrested by Metro Louisville Police.

  • Increased flow means additional revenue for Shepherdsville coffers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In a “rye” twist, the city of Shepherdsville has a little more cash flow, thanks to more Beam Suntory pipe flow.

    The bourbon distillery is producing more of its rye whiskey product, meaning more pressing is taking place at its Clermont plant, according to mayor Scott Ellis.

    Council member Larry Hatfield said the process of making a rye whiskey impacts the plant because of more solid product in the sewer line.