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Today's News

  • Suit filed over fire department contract

     CLERMONT -- The Southeast Bullitt fire board voted on Jan. 2 to terminate the existing contract for fire protection.

  • STANDOFF: Man arrested without incident following confrontation

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man is in custody following a four-hour standoff with police Monday afternoon.

    Scott Edward Ray, 43, was charged with first-degree criminal mischief, second-degree assault and third-degree terroristic threatening following the incident.

    Shepherdsville Police units first responded to a domestic violence situation reported at the 300 block of River Oaks Drive around 2:30 p.m.

    Upon arrival, police learned that the situation involved a brother and sister at a different residence located at the 100 block.

  • Mike Keffer new police chief in LJ

    LEBANON JUNCTION--With the new year, the city of Lebanon Junction will also be starting under new leadership at the police department.

  • Mount Washington may take rest of premium tax

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Bullitt County Fiscal Court might be very close to not receiving any insurance premium tax money from any county cities.

    At a recent meeting of the Mount Washington city council, new Mayor Barry Armstrong asked the council if they wanted to continue to contribute 1 percent of their total revenues from the insurance premium tax to fiscal court.

    “I just want to make sure we are being fait to the residents of Mount Washington by letting them have a part of the revenue,” he said.

  • Tourist Commission still fends off concerns by visitors over actions at fire department

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--The fire continues to spread for Bullitt County residents.

    Shepherdsville residents Gary and Brenda Board attended a recent meeting of the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission with some concerns.

    The couple asked if the Southeast Bullitt Fire Department incident last month as affected Bullitt County tourism at all.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning January 26, 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.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • Hunters post Kentucky’s second-highest deer harvest on record

     After two seasons of record harvests, Kentucky’s deer hunters kept the pace up this past season.

    The 2014-15 season closed on Jan. 19 with 138,892 deer checked; the second highest total on record and third consecutive season with a harvest exceeding 130,000 deer.

  • Homecoming games split at Bullitt Central on Friday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The weather outside was frightful with snow falling, but the Bullitt Central Cougars got to celebrate the 2015 Hoops Homecoming in front of a strong crowd that saw a split of the two games.

    The second game went down to the wire before DeSales rallied with the last five points of the game to escape with a 36-34 victory. It wasn’t a win, but it was a strong showing for the Cougars as the visitors had been seeded sixth for the Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament, an event that Bullitt Central failed to make.

  • Better be quick to predict next move

     Bullitt County could be facing more than six weeks of litigation following a course of events casting a shadow on a local board of trustees.

    The Society of the Eluding Backwoods (SEB) Groundhog board was deep in a hole after the rescinding of a resignation by its local chief groundhog, Clermont Caesar.

    While Punxsutawney Phil, seer or seers, prognosticator or prognosticators, offers up and official Groundhog Day forecasts for the country, areas are allowed to use localized groundhogs for more specific forecasts.

  • Cougar Quad Invitational

     There was action all over the gym floor at Bullitt Central on Saturday as the Cougar wrestling team hosted five other teams in a round-robin event.

    Snow the previous night forced the event to start two hours late, but all of the other teams, including Bullitt East, got to compete. The other teams were Fairdale, Walton-Verona, Valley and Covington Catholic.

    This was the second year for the event. 

    Bullitt East and Bullitt Central were supposed to join North Bullitt for the All-County Meet on Wednesday, but North Bullitt will not attend.