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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Funding received for conservation programs with household limits

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While the state funding for environmental issues is less than a year ago, local officials with the Bullitt County Conservation District are still grateful.

    Each year, the conservation district is able to request environmental funding from the state to work with projects in conjunction with Bullitt Fiscal Court.

    According to BCCD representative Cindy Badder, the state funds for junk pickup was $7,500.

    Of that money, $5,000 is dedicated to the county for its annual junk disposal days.

  • Bullitt Woman’s Club remembers Diana Sue Calvert

     Today our article is a tribute to one of our members Diana Sue Calvert. She joined the Woman’s Club in 2007 she was a faithful club woman and a great friend to everyone she knew.

  • College loans put you in bad situation

      I’d like to say a few words about the president‚Äôs recent proposal to offer college students two free years at community college. 

    That’s great news, but what about all the students who have already graduated college?

    I went to a public university and had scholarships and still owe more than $40,000 in student loans. I just wonder when the government’s going to start helping those with my same situation out?

  • Lots of basketball to be played in final two weeks

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – With the two Louisville Invitational Tournaments now in the rear view mirror, the high school basketball season is now officially in the homestretch.

    With just over two weeks remaining in the regular season, coaches are now fine-tuning things and starting to prepare for the post-season.

  • KYTC District 5 Crews Pre-Treating Roadways to Prepare for Next Round of Winter Weather

     Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) road crews in Louisville and the surrounding counties will be pre-treating interstates and other routes today in preparation for the snow that is expected to fall this evening.  Motorists should be alert for slow moving trucks on area roads spraying brine throughout the day.

  • Man pleads guilty to six armed robberies in four states

     COLUMBUS – William J. McBride, Jr., 49, of Columbus, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court today to armed bank robberies in Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky and Indiana.

  • Incentives to help recruit, retain bus drivers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Prior to the start of the school year, Bullitt County officials were facing a dilemma.

    There were not enough regular and substitute bus drivers to fill the routes.

    And the option of contracting with outside companies to transport students was met with strong opposition.

    With little choice, the Bullitt County Public School Board agreed to contract with outside companies to transport students to and from school.

  • February meeting to talk on flood insurance

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Despite a hurriedly scheduled meeting by the city of Shepherdsville in reference to deadline changes in flood insurance requirements, the state’s Division of Water reports no change to a flood plain appeals process.

    Kentucky flood mapping coordinator Carey Johnson said a deadline date for potential flood plain changes by the Federal Emergency Management Association had not yet been set.