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Today's News

  • Household chemical disposal on Saturday

    CLERMONT--For a second year, Bullitt Countians will have an opportunity to get rid of their hazardous household items.

    Thanks to a grant through the state of Division of Waste Management's Kentucky Pride Fund, residents of Bullitt County will be able to take items to the Bullitt County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 4., from 8 a.m. until noon.

    According to Bullitt County solid waste coordinator Larry Hatfield, the first event last fall was a success.

  • Defense continues to be a thorn for Eagles

    HEBRON ESTATES -- A number of North Bullitt football players had a great seat in the end zone for the school's homecoming ceremonies Friday night.

  • Chargers stand 4-2 heading to district contests

    BUCKNER – Following a pair of key contests that tested the team’s resolve midway through the season, the Bullitt East Chargers got to have a little fun on Friday, rolling to a 37-7 halftime lead before coasting past Oldham County 44-21.

         The win left the red and gold with a 4-2 record heading into an ‘open’ date this week before they start district play on Oct. 10 in Shepherdsville against undefeated Bullitt Central.

  • Recycling returns to school district

    Answering the initiative for environmental stewardship, Bullitt County Public Schools is implementing a comprehensive recycling program in October.

    “We have had a tremendous amount of students and teachers reach out about wanting to recycle,” said District Energy Manager Kimberly Joseph. “We did a very successful pilot the second half of the 2013-2014 school year. Students at Bullitt East High School did a wonderful presentation this past spring on what recycling meant to them.”

  • School administrators indicted for failure to report abuse

     A federal grand jury charged a Grayson County, Kentucky, man with violating federal laws designed to protect children from sexual abuse as well as threatening/intimidating a witness.  The grand jury also charged several other school officials with failing to report the abuse, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

    Stephen E. Miller, age 44, previously worked as a police officer in Leitchfield, Kentucky.  He resigned the position following complaints of inappropriate sexual activity toward two women. 

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning September 29, 2014

    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.

  • Hebron Estates tax rate rises slightly to keep revenue same

    HEBRON ESTATES - A decrease in overall income led to an increased tax rate in the city of Hebron Estates.

    The Hebron Estates City Commission approved a real property ad valorem tax rate increase of 9.312 cents per $100, up from last year's rate of 9.264.

    City attorney Mark Edison informed the commission that the city experienced some growth amounting to an increase of about $200,000. However, Homestead Exemptions in the city decreased the overall taxable assessments.

  • OT ecstasy!! Cougars win fifth straight

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – A fourth-down, 1-yard plunge by Trevor Carnell and then the extra point kick by Cameron Dukes were the difference Friday as Bullitt Central pulled out a 28-27 overtime victory against visiting Elizabethtown.

         The Panthers had the ball first in overtime and they scored on first down on a 10-yard pass from quarterback Hunter Sullivan to tight end Jack Wilson. However, the extra point kick came off low from the foot of Peyton Payne and was deflected at the line of scrimmage, never getting above the crossbar.

  • Computer operation moves from home to storefront location

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A Bullitt County native hopes to keep his community integrated into 21st Century technologies.

    Ferguson Computers, in business since 2007, has opened its first store location at 2896 Highway 44 East, next to The Wave.

    Co-owners Robbie and Christina Ferguson live in Shepherdsville with their son, Noah. Robbie Ferguson is a North Bullitt graduate.

    "I got into computers in the 90s at North Bullitt," he said. "It kind of sparked an interest in me."

  • Solution still sought for sewer plant

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While nothing official resulted from the meeting, for the first time in many months, there appeared to be at least a little optimism in finding a solution to a failed sewage treatment plant.