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Today's News

  • Cougars have the starters for another deep run

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Coming off the program’s best season in a decade, a season that included a district title and a run to the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Tournament, the Bullitt Central Cougars are poised for another successful winter.

    Yes, the Cougars suffered heavy graduation losses that included Bullitt County Player of the Year Brett Bourland as well as starters Jacob Wampler, Zack Humphrey and Zach Martin.

  • North Bullitt girls will be walking a fine line

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Nobody was happier than head coach David Marion when 14 middle school players showed up to practice with the North Bullitt varsity last Friday.

    No, the 14 players won’t be asked to play any varsity minutes this winter, but their arrival more than doubled the number of players who had been practicing with the Lady Eagles. Earlier in the month, Marion had been forced to call off the team’s green/gold scrimmage for a lack of players.

  • New roof not in this year’s budget for jail

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - With no money in the current budget to replace the existing flat roof at the Bullitt County Detention Center, fixing leaks will will be addressed by short-term solutions.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court voted to accept a bid from Bowling Roofing, located in Louisville.

    The scope of the job would be to clean the existing roof and then apply an aluminum coating on top.

    Finance officer Keith Griffee said there were funds available in the current budget to perform the maintenance work.

  • City looking at ways fight flood plans

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - As the FEMA flood plain plan’s Jan. 1 deadline continues drawing nearer, the city of Shepherdsville continues its search for ways to fight it.

    City engineer Arthur Jones researched preliminary FEMA map proposals, noting that previous amendments to the designated flooding areas were changed.

  • Schaaf to make music as part of Macy’s parade

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The 88th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade will have everything you want to see: Floats, balloons, clowns, celebrities, Broadway performances and a marching band with a Bullitt County high school student.

    Bullitt Central senior band and marching band member Sarah Schaaf will perform with 185 high school musicians and 40 dancers in the Macy’s Great American Marching Band during the parade.

  • Pioneer Village was assured of victory on annexation question put on ballot

     PIONEER VILLAGE - An annexation request was officially placed onto the 2014 election ballot.

    However, no one would be able to cast a ballot to vote on it.

    City attorney Mark Edison explained the unique situation at the Pioneer Village October council meeting.

    According to Edison, the language used pertaining to the annexation of the property was on the ballot as a required by statute.

    The property, formerly the residence of John and Mary Harper, lies adjacent to the Little Flock Baptist Church property.

  • Shepherdsville looks to take all of insurance tax premium funding

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville City Council may have an opportunity to save money on future city sewer usage.

    Jim Rice and Bill Reed, representing Flynn Brothers Construction, discussed a potential closeout of the Interstate 65 Pump Station Elimination Project and the city’s recapture agreement.

    Rice said the agreement meant a good value for the city. He added that any companies tapping on to the system in the future would need to know there were fees involved that the city would be required to collect.

  • Former St. Gabriel bookkeeper pleads guilty to embezzlement

      LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The former bookkeeper at Saint Gabriel the Archangel Church and School pleaded guilty today before U.S. Magistrate Judge James D. Moyer, to embezzling $83,191 in funds from the Louisville parish by means of wire fraud announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Warren couple convicted for burning store

     BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Warren County, Kentucky woman was convicted of maliciously damaging and destroying, and attempting to damage and destroy, by means of fire, the Dollar General Store, and the personal property, located in Hart County, Kentucky, by a federal jury in Bowling Green today following a week-long trial, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Local runners shine at state middle school CC

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Eastside Middle School fifth- and sixth-grade girls’ cross-country team returned home from the Kentucky Track and Cross-Country Coaches Association State Championship meet recently with the big trophy.

    This was almost a repeat title for the core group of girls as a year ago they won the title in the fourth-grade and under state title.

    There were 38 teams and 362 runners in the field for the 3,000-meter race at Masterson Station Park in Lexington.