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Today's News

  • Louisville man charged with child porn crimes

     LOUISVILLE - A Jefferson County man was arrested on charges related to child pornography Friday after Kentucky State Police served a search warrant at his home.

    Troy M. Martin, 44, is charged with two counts of distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor and 20 counts of possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • Five ways to save money for spring fishing, turkey hunting

     FRANKFORT - Although the price of a gallon of gas is lower than at any time in recent memory, not many folks have extra money to burn.

    This is especially true for non-essential things such as fishing reels, shotguns, hunting clothing or fishing waders. Adult commitments such as your mortgage must be paid before any money goes toward a new spinning reel. Obtaining quality hunting and fishing gear inexpensively is a useful skill for outdoors enthusiasts to learn.

  • BBB Hot Topics: February 2015

     See the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s January 2015 Hot Topics

    1.    Beware of tax scams this time of year. One involves fake IRS phone calls that have been circulating across the country. The scammers alter their caller ID to make it look like they are calling from the IRS. They threaten taxpayers with possible arrest or lawsuits if they do not pay immediately – often by pre-paid debit card. The IRS will not call you for payment information. 

  • Murder mystery dinner set for February 13

     SHEPHERDSSVILLE -- Looking for an alternative to the traditional dinner and a movie on Valentine’s Day?

    The Bullitt County Arts Council can help with that.

    On Friday, Feb. 13, they will be a sponsoring a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater night, “Thirteen Deadly Reasons.”

    It will be held at Rivers Edge Event & Venue Resource at 416 S. Buckman St. from 6:30 to 10 p.m.

  • Circuit Clerk offices help donor transplant program

      The Circuit Court Clerks of Kentucky made 2014 a momentous year in the fight to save lives.  With 998 Kentuckians on the waiting list for an organ transplant, there is no better time to join the Kentucky Organ Donor Registry.  

  • Local teams shine at Eagles’ Archery Tourney

     HEBRON ESTATES - The best young archers in the area converged on North Bullitt on Friday and Saturday for the Eagle Invitational with 750 shooters taking part at the elementary, middle school and high school levels.

    As is often the case, the Bullitt County teams did quite well, winning four of the nine team trophies as well as 18 of the 30 individual awards.

    On the team level the top three entries were presented trophies.

    Middle Schools: 1st, Eastside, 3167; 3rd, Hebron, 3034; 5th Eastside (2), 2926.

  • Ramp closures on I-65 this weekend

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of two ramp closures this weekend on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County.

    These ramp closures are part of a $20.7 million project for removal and replacement of various sections of concrete pavement across a 20-mile section of I-65

    Two ramps will be closed for repairs this weekend at the interchange with KY 61 in Lebanon Junction (Exit 105).  This work was originally scheduled for mid-January, but had to be postponed due to a winter snow storm.

  • Deputy EMA director dies; funeral arrangements set

     Les Bandy, Bullitt County Emergency Management deputy director, died early Friday morning following an accident on Highway 44 West late Thursday afternoon.

    EMA public information officer Mike Riordan said Bandy passed away after midnight at University of Louisville Hospital.

    Bandy was injured when his Emergency Services vehicle left the roadway, flipping several times according to a witness.

  • BC cheerleaders OK after early Thursday morning accident

    No one was injured as a bus carrying Bullitt Central cheerleaders to competition in Florida was involved in an accident near Atlanta.

  • Smile Kentucky gets some help from students at technical center

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Students at Old Mill Elementary received more than just treats at Halloween this year --they got a new toothbrush and toothpaste.

    As part of the Smile Kentucky program, students from grade third to sixth were offered free dental screenings and education on tooth health from students from the Bullitt County Area Technology Center. Kentucky Smiles rotates visits in surrounding counties and visits Bullitt about every three years, said Elizabeth McGuire, Health education coordinator the Bullitt County Health Department.