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Today's News

  • Number would give list of local services

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Everyone is familiar now to call 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency. Many also know to dial 4-1-1 for information.

    A new number, 2-1-1, is sweeping across the country and into Bullitt County, providing information on available community resources.

    Glen Powell, 2-1-1 director for the Louisville Metro United Way, spoke to the Bullitt County Inter-Agency Council about the phone number, one that would help local services provide and share their resources.

  • Mayor faces harassment suit

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- First facing a criminal investigation, Shepherdsville mayor Scott Ellis is now facing a civil lawsuit claiming sexual harassment of a former employee.
        While no charges have been filed in the criminal investigation that began in late 2014, Ellis is now facing a lawsuit filed last week in Bullitt Circuit Court.
        Also named in the lawsuit is the city of Shepherdsville.

  • Blue Lick wins title, starts in tourney tonight

    HILLVIEW -- What started out with an egg ended up with as a golden goose for the Blue Lick 12-year-old All-Stars.
        After opening defense of its 2014 district title with a less-than-stellar performance, Blue Lick came back to win for elimination games.
        This gave Blue Lick the District 8/9 title as it opens state tournament play tonight.
        Blue Lick will seek to advance further than last year's semifinal setback.

  • Hip shaking in Lebanon Junction

    It was hot earlier this month but nothing compared to the temperatures at the Wall
    Street Park in Lebanon Junction.
    For a second straight year, Todd Bodenheimer provided his tribute to Elvis.
    The performance again drew a big crowd to the park and a lot of appreciation from the big crowd.

  • Defining Freedom True Meaning of Independence Day

     FRANKFORT-– This July 4th we will celebrate the 239nd birthday of our great nation, when our forefathers unveiled the document that would help form the foundation of our United States, the Declaration of Independence. 

  • Worth the Risk

    By now, you may have heard that our graduating senior class of 2015 rose to the challenge I posed to them back in the spring of 2011 when I spoke to them as exiting 8thgraders.

  • Take safety precautions with fireworks to help avoid eye injury

    FRANKFORT – Fireworks are a tradition that go hand-in-hand with the Fourth of July.

     

    But all too often, that tradition can lead to injury. That’s why the Kentucky Optometric Association is urging families to take precautions to protect themselves and their children against the potential dangers of fireworks.

     

  • Culvert may keep old Preston from reopening

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Two roads remain closed and there is no indication when the third phase of the  Highway 61 project will begin.
        According to Andrea Clifford, spokesperson for the state transportation cabinet's District Five, there has not been a decision made on whether to permanently close old Preston Highway just south of Hebron Lane.
        Currently, the road is closed due to a collapsed culvert.

  • Survey gives Mount Washington, others high marks for place to raise families

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--School’s been over for about a month now, but one Bullitt County city just received some high marks.

    Mount Washington was recently listed third on the 2015 Niche Rankings survey for the “Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in the Louisville Metro Area.”

    Mount Washington Mayor Barry Armstrong said he’s “pleased and proud to be number three,” but they hope to reach even higher.

  • BC's Byler and Calvert sign with EKU's cheer program

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Eastern Kentucky University cheerleading director Beth Bruner recently had a good day in Bullitt County as she picked up a pair of Bullitt Central seniors to join her program starting in August.
        During a ceremony in the new Bullitt Central Media Center, both Sean Byler and Jacob Calvert signed to cheer for the Colonels.