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Today's News

  • Lady Chargers hit with injuries

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The start of the high school basketball season is still three weeks away, but it has already been a trying one for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers.

    Expected to be one of the top teams in the state as well as the top challenger to defending state champion Butler in the always-tough Sixth Region, the Lady Chargers have already lost a pair of key cogs to season-ending knee injuries.

  • Construction work at 44/61 intersection

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - More construction and more potential traffic headaches will affect Shepherdsville motorists this week.

  • HVAC program up, running once again to train students

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Matthew Hallinan could only imagine where he’d be in life if the Bullitt County Area Technology Center had a heating and air conditioning lab when he was in school.

    Hallinan graduated from Bullitt East High in 1999 and bounced around in several manufacturing jobs before he got into the HVAC program at Sullivan University 10 years later.

    Today, Hallinan has a career with Harshaw Trane.

  • Hebron Estates will take whole tax

     HEBRON ESTATES -- It came with little discussion.

    It came quickly.

    And it will probably generate around $40,000 more each year for the Hebron Estates coffers.

    The Hebron Estates City Commission voted 4-0 to accept all 5 percent of the county’s insurance premium tax starting next summer.

    Previously, the city’s taking of 3 percent generated around $60,000 annually, according to attorney Mark Edison.

  • Work on odor in MW still doesn’t pass smell test

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — For nearly four years, the Mount Washington Water and Sewer Company has worked to clear the air on a smelly situation.

    According to Redbud Drive resident Barbara Saltsman, the efforts aren’t noticeable.

    Saltsman, who has lived nine houses down from the treatment plant since 1989, said that the smell prevents her children and grandchildren from visiting, doesn’t allow her to open her windows on cool evenings and makes going outside for long periods impossible.

  • Lady Generals repeat ‘A’ title

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – With the score tied at 29-29 with just over four minutes remaining in the championship game of the Girls’ Bullitt County Middle School Basketball Tournament, it looked like the hottest rivalry in the county would go down to the wire.

    However, hitting some big free throws, the Mount Washington Lady Generals pulled away down the stretch and beat the Eastside Lady Eagles 39-30 in the ‘A’ Division final.

  • Eastside rolls to ‘B’ championship

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Pulling away with a 31-8 surge in the two middle quarters, the Eastside Lady Eagles showed they are the top ‘B’ team in Bullitt County this season as they defeated arch-rival Mount Washington 53-22 on Thursday in the Girls’ Bullitt County Middle School Basketball Tournament.

  • National early signing day set for Wednesday

     The first day of the early signing period for NCAA Division I and II programs is set to start on Wednesday and will continue through next Wednesday.

    Locally, a number of local athletes are expected to be signing early on Wednesday, including three for Bullitt East and one from North Bullitt.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning November 6, 2016

     

  • Six charged with stolen cars, false claims, i.d. theft

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the indictment and arrests of six men all charged in a conspiracy that resulted in a loss of approximately $1.2 million to banks and car lenders. The twenty count indictment was unsealed on October 25, 2016 during a hearing before United States Magistrate Judge Dave Whalin. A jury trial is scheduled in Louisville before Senior Judge Charles R. Simpson III, on December 19, 2016 at 9:30 am.