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Today's News

  • April is National Safe Digging Month

     LEXINGTON – As warmer weather gives way to outdoor projects that call for digging into the ground, Kentucky Utilities Company and Louisville Gas and Electric Company urge area residents to remember three crucial numbers: 8-1-1.

  • Birthday Salute to Brenton Seeders

     Several hundred individuals of all ages and from all parts of the county converged on the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football field that Brenton Scott Seeders loved to play on.

    In honor of Brenton’s eighth birthday, family and friends let off balloons in his honor.

    The Mount Washington Colt competitor died suddenly on Feb. 15, 2017, at the age of seven. He was a second grader at Freedom Elementary.

  • Fight on drugs turns to focus on major cases

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- As a private citizen the past few years, Donnie Tinnell may have wondered if there was a working drug task force in Bullitt County.

    There hadn’t been a lot of publicity.

    There were no weekly press conferences.

    So, as he was appointed to fill out the remaining 22 months of sheriff David Greenwell’s term, Tinnell would definitely have the opportunity to see how much drug activity was being investigated.

  • May 27 set as date for graduation ceremonies

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The tradition of three Bullitt County graduations at one venue in one day will continue in 2017.

    The Bullitt County Public School Board unanimously approved graduations at Broadbent Arena in Louisville on Saturday, May 27.

    Bullitt East will host the first ceremony at 11 a.m., followed by North Bullitt at 2 p.m. and Bullitt Central at 5 p.m.

    Broadbent Arena is located within the Kentucky Expo Center. Admission to the ceremonies is free, though parking will cost $8.

  • Cougars get two early, then hold on to snap skid

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Over the past 15 years, the Bullitt Central Cougars have a dismal record against Bullitt East when it comes to baseball.

    However, on Thursday, Cougar junior Harrison Ijames put a 16-game losing streak in the rear view mirror as Bullitt Central recorded a 2-0 victory in the only regular season meeting between the two rivals this season.

    Since 2008, a span of nine games, Bullitt Central had not scored more than a single run in any of the losses to the Chargers.

  • Holt throws 1-hitter in second straight outing

     FAIRDALE — Fairdale was looking to pick up a game.

    North Bullitt had been rained out twice and needed a game.

    And the two schools are only five miles apart.

    So, lets play ball.

    In its only game before heading to Myrtle Beach for its annual Cal Ripken Experience, the North Bullitt Eagles hooked up with Fairdale.

    For a second straight game, Brendan Holt supplied his team with a one-hit performance en route to a 6-1 North Bullitt victory.

  • Small issues may become big issues on facility’s use

     It’s kind of funny how quickly one discussion can lead to another and how a non-issue becomes a major issue.

    Shepherdsville mayor Curtis Hockenbury and the council started a recent conversation about whether an agency could be given access to the community center several hours a day.

    Before you could bat an eye, the public works department would take over the use of the Shepherdsville Community Center and several groups would be left looking for other options.

    The decision took a matter of minutes.

  • Fiscal Court overturns ACO termination

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The new animal control director in Bullitt County is a familiar face.

  • Shepherdsville man pleads guilty, to receive 5-year sentence for seeking sex with minor

     FRANKFORT – Attorney General Andy Beshear announced today that a Shepherdsville man has pleaded guilty to seeking sex with a minor and will receive five years in prison. 

    Martin Eugene Klemens, 58, of Shepherdsville, pleaded guilty in Franklin Circuit Court last week to unlawful use of electronic means originating or received within the Commonwealth of Kentucky to induce a minor to engage in sexual or other prohibited activities, a Class D felony.    

  • 'Shack'led: Fire causes traffic issues in Shepherdsville

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - A structure fire led to a road closure in Shepherdsville Tuesday morning.