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Today's News

  • Circle of Peace Gathering

     For many years, Bullitt County was home to an annual Pow Wow to raise awareness of Native American tribes and to educate the public on the cultures of the various tribes.

    With the disbandment of the Red Crow Indian Council, another organization stepped up last weekend to host its Pow Wow.

    The Ohio Valley Native American Warriors Society hosts the two-day Circle of Peace Gathering.

    Large crowds came out to see the customs of the Native Americans. There were vendors with authentic goods and there was food enjoyed by the Native Americans.

  • Eagles soar 6-4 after stumbling start; NB scores two in 5th to beat Hopkinsville

     LEXINGTON -- It may have been North Bullitt’s best game of the year.

    Forget about the three errors in the first inning.

    Forget about having to come from behind twice.

    Forget about the June 1 temperatures that hovered in the 50s.

    Monday’s 6-4 victory over the Hopkinsville Tigers in the first round of the Rawlings KHSAA State Baseball Tournament in Lexington may have indeed been North Bullitt’s best of the season.

  • Highlands next for Eagles

      LEXINGTON – For the second straight season, North Bullitt’s quarter-final round opponent at the state baseball tournament will be from the Ninth Region.

    That was decided on Tuesday morning when Highlands stunned the state’s top-ranked team, McCracken County, by a 5-2 score.

    North Bullitt will now face Highlands at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at Whitaker Bank Ball Park in Lexington.

  • Nearly all reach grad standards

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When the Bullitt County Public School Board announced a policy several years ago that students would not graduate unless they were college or career ready, there was some concerns.

    There was probably a lot of parents -- and students -- who didn’t realize the ramifications of such a requirement.

    Under the original decision, you would not walk the graduation line if you did not meet the college or career readiness standards. 

  • School budget to have 2% pay hikes included

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A new sanctioned high school sport will be funded for coaching positions in the upcoming academic year.

    While not sure where practice and “home” meets might be held, the Bullitt County Public School Board approved three coaching positions for bass fishing.

    That is part of the annual $117.8 million budget proposed for 2015-16.

    The addition of bass fishing at each of the high schools will cost approximately $3,200 times three.

  • More talk, no decision on interest in smoking policies

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The saga for a smoke-free Bullitt County continues.

    At a recent meeting of the Shepherdsville/Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission, the commission expanded on their previous discussion if the commission should support a non-smoking policy in Bullitt County.

    Commission chair James Watkins said if the county would support such a policy, then the commission would also.

  • Knob Creek Road paving to begin

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that paving is scheduled to begin this week on KY 1526 (Knob Creek Road) in Bullitt County.

    Contract crews will be resurfacing a section of the roadway between KY 44 and KY 2672 (mile points 0.0 to 4.9).

    During paving operations, the roadway will be reduced to one lane and traffic will be flagged through the work zone.  Motorists should expect delays and allow extra time to reach their destination.

  • Louisville man faces child porn charges

      LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Louisville man employed by the Archdiocese of Louisville as a high school teacher and assistant coach with the school’s athletics department was arrested today and appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Dave Whalin, charged in a criminal complaint with violating child exploitation laws, announced Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • What's your sign? Gotta fill out paperwork for Hebron Estates

                HEBRON ESTATES - A two-month period with no change was a sign to the Hebron Estates City Commission.

                Commissioners agreed to refuse a sign permit request by Bullitt Boyz due to the company failing to comply with proper paperwork.

                A city sign ordinance requires businesses to complete a permit request and pay for the signage.

  • Bikes and stuff

    HILLVIEW - When the city of Hillview gets rolling, it has a good time.

    The city hosted its first annual Bike Fair at the city's government center and skate park.

    The event included a bike parade through part of the city, as well as bike auctions, food, music, bouncies and hours of fun in the skate park.

    Hillview Police officers provided safety advice while also helping guests with safety gear and bike repairs.