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Today's News

  • Trial against ex-teacher delayed until July

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The trial of a former Bullitt Central teacher will not be conducted until July.

    Crystal Chappell has been indicted on six counts of rape, a Class D felony punishable by 1-5 years in prison.

    The former teacher is accused of having sexual intercourse with a student at Bullitt Central since June 1, 2014.

    The action was brought to the attention of school officials in late August 2014 and Chappell was immediately suspended from her position as a math teacher.

  • LJ works out way to secure new fire apparatus

     LEBANON JUNCTION -- Christmas came early for the Lebanon Junction Fire Department.

    At a recent special meeting, the city council voted 4-2 in support of giving the department 25 percent of a pending $43,000 loan from the Kentucky Fire Commission.

    Assistant fire chief Kendall Coleman told the council at the last meeting that the department needed a new firetruck to replace an 1993 model ambulance they had purchased 10 years ago that had gone bad.

  • Shepherdsville Wal-Mart open for business

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The much anticipated opening of the Wal-mart in Shepherdsville is finally here.

  • KSP charges Louisville man for child porn

      LOUISVILLE - On March 24, 2015, at approximately 5:40 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post-4 Elizabethtown, arrested Jason Koerner, 35, for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • 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.

  • NB tennis sweeps county

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While a bit cool, tennis players were able to get onto the court last week.
        The action featured a couple of intracounty matches as each team prepares for play against new regional competitors in early May.
        
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        The Bullitt Central boys' won two of the three courts played against North Bullitt last Monday.

  • Forgey selected as first from BCHS to attend Gatton

    Bullitt Central High School sophomore Caity Forgey is one of 60 students selected to attend the prestigious Carol Martin Gatton Math and Science Academy at Western Kentucky University.

                “Surprised, then excited, and it’s all still sinking in,” Caity said. She is the first Bullitt Central student accepted into the academy and it quite proud of that accomplishment.

  • Track season is off and racing despite despicable weather

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Despite some just horrible weather during the pre-season and again through the first two weeks of what could have been the start of the regular season, the area track teams have managed to shift into action for the season.
        Plus, for the third straight season, there are no home track meets planned by any of the three programs. In fact, there is no All-Bullitt County Track and Field Meet listed on any of the teamÕs schedules for this season.