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Today's News

  • Horse looking for ‘respect’, first BC Derby victory

     Possibly the nicest weather in the history of Hall of Famer Mike Farner Downs greets the competitive field for this year’s Bullitt County Derby.

    Among the popular favorites in the annual Run for the Glade Cress is the Shepherdsville Wal-Mart entry, Open For Business, out of Here We Are and No More Driving.

    Another favorite comes from Standard Publishing and The Pioneer News. Hot Off The Press hails from Five Alarm Fire and Ash Wednesday.

  • Former Catholic church bookkeeper gets 6 months for embezzlement

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The former bookkeeper at Saint Gabriel the Archangel Church and School was sentenced in U.S. District Court today, by Senior District Judge Thomas B. Russell, to six months home detention as part of a three year term of probation and was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $83,191 to the Louisville Parish announced Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Tammy Goodlett, 49, of Louisville, admitted in court to devising a scheme to defraud Saint Gabriel.

  • Beware Scammers taking Advantage of Nepal Earthquake Tragedy

     BBB's Wise Giving Alliance (WGA) is warning donors to avoid being taken advantage of by scammers who want to make money off of the Nepal earthquake tragedy.

  • RESULTS: Federated Auto Parts ARCA 200 at Salem Speedway

     Results - Federated Auto Parts ARCA 200

    Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery, Salem, Indiana, Sunday, April 26, 2015

     

    ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards

     

    Fast Qualifier: None, rained out

  • Fiscal Court freezes OT starting May 5

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With an immediate concern rectified, the long-term future of the Bullitt County Emergency Medical Service would be in doubt.
        Bullitt Fiscal Court adopted and then revised a resolution putting a freeze on any overtime on Tuesday.
        The effective date on the resolution was later changed to May 5.
        The overtime freeze, as well as freezes on new hires and transfer of funds and a new invoice policy, were implemented due to a desire to get a handle on financial spending in county government.

  • Restrictions amended to get project back to work

    HILLVIEW -- Earth moving equipment is back in operation at a construction site in northern Bullitt County.
        A stop work order was issued for construction by Brooks Crossing LLC at its residential and commercial development at the corner of John Harper Highway and East Blue Lick Road.
        After three hours of discussion on Thursday, planning officials opted to allow work to resume, under certain conditions.

  • Bike park locations raises concerns from area neighborhood

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Youngsters and local teens may be excited about the chance to shred at a new a BMX/skate park, but other residents are not.

    At a recent meeting of the Mount Washington city council, Bruce Gooden asked the council to consider another spot for the bike park.

    The proposed placement for the park is right in front of his house he said, where the tennis courts are located at the city park behind Mount Washington Elementary.

    Gooden said, “I don't think it's going to help my property resale value.”

  • Water rates will increase in July for Mount Washington

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Mount Washington residents can expect to see an increase to their monthly water and sewer bills beginning Wednesday, July 1.

    At a recent meeting of the Mount Washington city council, Mayor Barry Armstrong said Louisville Water recently informed his office of a rate increase of 2.4 percent. Also, the consumer price index increase from the department of local is .8 percent. Thus, customers can expect to see a total increase of 3.2 percent applied to their bills in July.

  • Crenshaw takes the initiative and signs with Campbellsville

    HEBRON ESTATES-- If the recruiters won't come to you, then go to the recruiters.
        That philosophy worked out just fine for North Bullitt senior softball player Shelby Crenshaw when it came to finding a college to continue her sport in the coming years.

  • Perfect year caps off third straight state volleyball title for Rolling Hills

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It is a sports dynasty that may not be challenged anywhere is the nation.
        For the past three seasons, the volleyball team from Rolling Hills Christian School has brought home the top division of the state KCSAA championship.
        And during those past three years, the team coached by Danielle Merrick has lost only two matches.
        This year, the team went a perfect 50-0, including winning the state tournament which featured 50 volleyball squads from across the Commonwealth.