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Today's News

  • Saluting the military service organizations: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5710

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Since the organization was chartered over 41 years ago, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5710 has been an active member of the community.

    Through the years, the Post and its Ladies Auxiliary have been known to provide many services to eligible veterans and their families over the years.

    A bump in the road was experienced earlier this year but new commander Jimmy Anderson sees a bright future of the organization.

  • Saluting the military service organizations: Veterans of Foreign Wars post 8293

      LEBANON JUNCTION -- Each Memorial Day, over 100 flags show up on the graves of veterans in the Lebanon Junction City Cemetery.

    Those flags are placed in love by members of the Veterans of Foreign War.

    “I really don’t think people know what we do, but they’re going to miss us when we’re gone,” commander Jimmy Reynolds said.

    The VFW Post 8293 serves not only Lebanon Junction, but surrounding areas such as Boston and Belmont.

  • Multi-vehicle crash leads to road closure

    KY 61 (Preston Highway) in Shepherdsville is closed near the I-65 overpass (mile point 16.9) due to a multi-vehicle crash.

    It is estimated that the road will be closed at least 4 hours.

    More information will be provided as it becomes available.

  • Suit seeks to remove candidate

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Incumbent Linda Belcher will be on the ballot this November in the race for another term as state representative in House District 49.

    However, there is some question on who her opponent might be.

    A lawsuit was filed last week against Jennifer L. Stepp, who had won the Republican primary on May 17.

    Her victory came after her opponent, Melanie Roberts, withdrew two weeks earlier, leaving Stepp as the only Republican on the ballot.

  • Fire groups battle over money will continue until June

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Taxes paid by property owners in the Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District have not been turned over to the contracted fire department.

    Now most of those funds will be placed in a court-appointed banking account as the controversy between the fire district board and the fire department rages on.

    The two parties were in Bullitt Circuit Court Wednesday after the fire department filed a claim seeking the release of the tax dollars collected last year.

  • One pool open this weekend; still hope BC facility could be open later

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The death of the swimming season at the pool outside Bullitt Central High School may have been a bit premature.

    After the state mandated the closure of the Bullitt Central pool until nearly $300,000 in repairs were made, there might be a bit of a reprieve.

  • Redistricting will not just go away

     When is a public hearing not a public hearing?

    When the decision was made prior to listening to the public.

    However, it all works out pretty well when the decision reached is what the public wanted to begin with.

    OK, do I know that the Bullitt County Public School Board was against the proposal to redistrict due to overcrowding issues?

    Do I have a pretty good feeling that the consensus prior to the public hearing was to not take any action?

    Yes.

  • North starts fast, ends early over Central

      HIGHVIEW – If the North Bullitt Eagles had any nervousness about starting the post-season, they hid it very well on Monday as they crushed Bullitt Central 10-0 in the first game of the 23rd District Baseball Tournament at Moore High School.

    When the two teams collided in the regular season, it was a close game before North Bullitt scored in the top of the seventh inning to beat the Cougars 7-6 after trailing 5-0 early.

  • East’s baseball squad beats Whitefield 16-0

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – By the very nature of the beast, the first round of any district tournament in Kentucky is never easy for coaches. One loss and even the best of regular seasons can be made meaningless.

    Still, this season, Bullitt East baseball coach Jeff Bowles slept like a baby Sunday night before his Chargers squared off with 24th District rival Whitefield Academy. The Chargers had beaten the Wildcats 14-0 in their regular season meeting and it could have been worse.

  • RELAY for LIFE 2016

     Mother Nature gave participants in the 2016 American Cancer Society Relay for Life a perfect night.

    After last year’s weather forced the major fund-raiser indoors, Saturday was perfect for the event, which was held at North Bullitt High.

    A good crowd turned out to honor the survivors, the caregivers and those who passed away.