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Today's News

  • BE’s Henn signs to play for Kentucky Wesleyan hoops Wesleyan to play basketball

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – As a freshman, Bullitt East basketball standout Kirstie Henn recalled sitting down with Lady Charger head coach Chris Stallings and telling him then that she wanted to play college basketball.

    That dream came to reality this spring when the senior signed to play at the next level for NCAA Division II Kentucky Wesleyan located in Owensboro.

  • A few news and notes as we head to fall time

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – As hard as it might be for some of us to believe, tomorrow will be the first day of August.

    That means that the high school sports season is pretty much already on top of us. All fall sports teams were allowed to start conditioning/practice on July 15, although, with that date falling on a Saturday, some did not start until the 17th.

  • Lebanon Junction Street Dance Saturday Night

     The streets were shut down and the people gathered for another successful Street Dance in the heart of Lebanon Junction.

    Street Dances in the city began last year and are something mayor Larry Dangerfield said he can see continuing for a long while.

    “It’s a no-fuss way for members of the community to come together and have a god time,” he said.

    The event featured live music by local band “Smart Alex” in front of the caboose and food sold by the parks committee.

  • Despite leak, Maryville pool to finish out swim season

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — Bullitt County officials will just resign themselves to the fact that its public pool behind Maryville Elementary has a leak.

    But the leak isn’t big enough to shut down one of the two remaining pools.

    Ed Etherton, assistant director of the county’s parks and recreation program, said that the leak at the Maryville pool will get worse.

    However, with just a few weeks remaining in the season, Etherton said the loss isn’t too great.

  • Man from Germany facing indictment on sex with minor

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — A man from Germany who traveled to Bullitt County to meet a minor for the purpose of illegal sexual activity has been indicted.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury has recently indicted Michael Manfred Natterer, 22,  of Lockitzaue, Germany.

    He was charged with sodomy, unlawful transaction with a minor, prohibited use of electronic communication system, custodial interference, possession of matter portraying sex performances by a minor and use of a minor in a sexual performance.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 30, 2017

     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.

     

  • Boys, Girls club coming to Bullitt Lick in September

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Outgoing principal Lee Barger wants Bullitt Lick Middle to be a community hub.

    Upcoming construction plans are scheduled to improve the overall facility, but Barger also hopes to enhance what is offered inside, including three extra hours for students.

    BLMS will become the first school in Bullitt County to host the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana.

    Beginning Aug. 22, BLMS students can attend the BGCK program following the regular school day. The programs will take place Mondays through Thursdays from 3-6 p.m.

  • Elementary schools see some shuffle but ready to get started

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Pirates, racers, detectives, superheroes and Jedi warriors will all be spotted in Bullitt County elementary schools on opening day.

    One new principal will replace a long-time principal, while a former principal will fill the void as an interim.

    The Bullitt County Public Schools Chromebook emphasis is trickling down into the elementary level, with some schools and grades at 1:1 levels to begin the semester.

  • Former Monroe Co. deputy charged with stealing from Defense Department program

     BOWLING GREEN – A former Monroe County Deputy Sheriff was charged this week by felony Information with wire fraud for devising a scheme to sell and/or give away surplus military property, obtained from a Department of Defense program, including a camper and ATV, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Larry Dale Martin, 34, of Glasgow, Kentucky, was charged Wednesday with a single  count of wire fraud. A date for his initial appearance and guilty plea has not been scheduled with the court.

  • Beautiful Music

     The Zoneton Middle School eighth-grade band took first place in the Kings Island Music in the Parks competition earlier this summer.

    The band competed in the competed in the middle school concert division and received a superior rating.

    They also took home the trophy for best overall for middle scool concert bands.

    The band is under the direction of Eve Witt.