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Today's News

  • Thompson elected to serve on Bullitt school

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The newly-elected member of the Bullitt County Public School Board has plenty of knowledge.

    Having had three children go through the system and having spent a lot of volunteer hours, Diane Thompson is eager to serve.

    Thompson defeated Katherine Dozier to secure the Second District school board seat currently held by Roger Hayes.

    Hayes withdrew from the race but that occurred too late to have his name removed from the ballot.

    Thompson led the way with 2,258 votes.

  • North’s Benz signs with Kentucky Wesleyan

     HEBRON ESTATES – The recruiting game is never easy and seldom a sure thing, but for North Bullitt baseball player Blake Benz, the second time round might have been the perfect outcome.

    Back during the summer, Benz had an offer on the table from Evansville University, but as sometimes happens, priorities change and coaches head in different directions. This time, Benz was the odd man out.

  • Dragons breathe fire on Cougars’ upset hopes

      CRESTWOOD – For the first 16 minutes of Friday’s Class 5-A, Regional 3 semi-final, the Bullitt Central Cougars had a perfect game plan and perfectly executed it against South Oldham.

    Unfortunately, at some point the high-powered Dragons had to get the ball. Once they did, the home team found the end zone at will, scoring 20 points in the final 4:12 of the first half before rolling to a 37-0 win.

  • Brown shows what he can do for NB

     BEREA — When the North Bullitt Eagles fell behind 14-0 in the first five minutes of play Friday  night, there was no panic along the sidelines.

    After all, North Bullitt head coach Adam Billings has always said that games are won over the course of four quarters.

    On Friday, in the second round of the Class 5A post-season tournament, the visiting Eagles would overcome that deficit and roar back with a 54-41 victory over the host Madison Southern Eagles.

  • Coin toss decides final council seat in Hillview race; recanvas possible

     HILLVIEW -- It came down to a flip of a coin to determine the sixth and final member of the Hillview City Council.

    On Thursday, David Conn and Alice Meredith Keister were part of an unusual event.

    Tied with 904 votes, the pair were called to the Bullitt County Clerk’s Office for a flip of a coin.

    But the even more bizarre part of the story is that Conn was unable to attend due to emergency medical issues.

  • Shepherdsville council will be blend of experience, rookies this January

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- In one city there will be a mixture of new and old, while in others the lineup will remain basically the same.

    The votes were cast on Tuesday and several changes will be made on town boards when 2017 arrives.

     

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    With a total of 15 candidates, including a write-in, voters got to select their top six candidates.

    The leading votegetter was Stacey Dawson Cline, who returns after serving eight years in the early 2000s, with 1,849 votes.

  • Bullitt GOP has TRUMP card

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Dan Johnson was always confident in winning his first run for public office.

    And he discounts the fact that Donald Trump had big coattails during Tuesday’s general election.

    In fact, he said until the final numbers were turned in across the nation, most Democrats thought it would be their day.

    But, Johnson would have the chance to give the biggest scream on Tuesday evening in the Bullitt County Annex.

  • KOHS reminds Thanksgiving travelers to wear a seat belt – every trip, every time

     FRANKFORT – With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is joining in a national effort to send Thanksgiving travelers an important lifesaving reminder to buckle up – every trip, every time. 

  • BBB Hot Topics: November 2016

     See the latest scams in BBB’s November 2016 Hot Topics

    1. A local business reported receiving calls of a recorded message saying they have an unpaid LG&E bill and their electricity will be cut off. The scammers ask for a payment right away, through a wire service or prepaid debit card. This is a scam.

  • Little Sweathearts looks to enrich children in expanded facility

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— A new childcare facility in Mount Washington hopes to teach its students more than just the colors of the rainbow.

    Little Sweethearts Child Development Center owner Tammy Klumb ran the center out of her home for nine years before deciding to expand.

    “With the love of children we have and wanting to better the community, we decided to go ahead and expand,” she said.