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Today's News

  • Hamilton says goodbye after 32 years in BCPS

      NICHOLS - Bullitt County’s smallest school is saying goodbye to one of its biggest supporters.

    Nichols Elementary principal Sheri Hamilton is retiring after five years at the school, 32 years overall with the Bullitt County Public Schools system. She has also served as BCPS pre-school coordinator during her time at Nichols.

    The long resume is impressive for someone who had intentions of remaining a stay-at-home mom.

  • Oldham man charged with child sex exploitation

     LA GRANGE  On June 23, 2016, at approximately 10:25 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by Post 5-Campbellsburg, arrested Daniel C. Swart, 39, on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • Bullitt Blast Dash set for July 4

     The Bullitt County Family YMCA will host its fourth annual Bullitt Blast Dash on Monday, July 4.

    The race will start at 8 a.m. at the YMCA facility on Joe B. Hall Avenue in Shepherdsville.

    This is a 5K run/walk.

    Race packets will be available July 1-3 at the YMCA or at 7 a.m. on the day of the race.

    If you register by June 20, you are guaranteed a T-shirt. Prizes awarded to the top finishers.

  • District salutes employees who retire at end of year

     After investing time working with students, retiring educators are looking down a different path.

    Some already have travel plans. Others will spend more time with grandchildren. There are those who will do volunteer work.

    And some will return to education in another role.

    During the annual district retirement ceremony, Superintendent Keith Davis asked retiring Nichols Elementary School Principal Sheri Hamilton if she planned to work in schools in the future.

  • Central’s Amos signs to cheer for Hilltoppers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Football or cheerleading.

    Bullitt Central senior Josh Amos will be the first to admit that a few years ago he would have said that he would be playing football in college, but sometimes life gets in the way of those dreams.

    A few injuries took football out of the option and as a senior Amos had started cheering at Bullitt Central, a pretty common occurrence at the school. That opened new doors and Amos stepped through, signing to be a cheerleader at Western Kentucky University.

  • Sheriff's department searches for missing girl

      MOUNT WASHINGTON — The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office is requesting help in locating a missing Mount Washington girl.

    Sarah Beth Patton, 16, was last seen at her home on Monday, June 20, at 10 p.m. wearing a tie-dye t-shirt, blue jean cut-off shorts and white Converse sneakers.

    She was carrying a black, sequined bag. She is 5’0” and 120 pounds. She has a belly ring and a burn scar on her left arm.

  • State officials work together to prevent Zika Virus

      FRANKFORT - The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is working with Kentucky Fish & Wildlife and State Parks to inform residents about the risks of exposure to the Zika virus through mosquito bites and how to stay safe in the outdoors throughout the spring and summer season.

  • Owner says her Hair Factory like a good Hollywood movie

     PIONEER VILLAGE - In “Steel Magnolias,” Truvy Jones owns a home-based beauty salon in her small Louisianan town. Though Jones, played by Dolly Parton, is not the main character of the 1989 film, her salon proves to be the watering hole for all major characters.

    Danielle Thixton said she wants to be the Truvy Jones of Bullitt County with the opening of her new salon, Hair Factory.

    Hair Factory, located in Pioneer Village, has been a dream of Thixton’s since she began her career in beauty.

  • Confiscated money provides sheriff way to lease new task force vehicles

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Bullitt County Drug Task Force has an opportunity to generate revenue from its work.

    However, that seized money and proceeds from confiscated items can only be used for certain things in the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office.

    And sometimes it takes months and years to get a case settled in circuit court so that the seized and confiscated items can become possessions of the sheriff’s office.

  • Chargers’ Klefot rallies late to sign with Thomas More

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Sometimes a little friendly advice from a relative can go a long way in making a big decision.