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Today's News

  • April showers brings healthy flowers

     A few rain showers could not keep hundreds of people from attending the plant sale held at the Bullitt County Extension Service on Saturday.

    There were lots of plants, as well as yard decorations, available for purchase.

    This is an annual sale conducted by the Master Gardeners program in Bullitt County.

  • Renneisen’s big blast helps BE beat Mercy 3-2

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It may be the biggest softball rivalry in the region.

    But that rivalry has been a bit one-sided, although super competitive.

    The Mercy Jaguars had won the past seven encounters with Bullitt East. Four of the games were decided by one run and several went into extra innings.

    But that streak is over.

    With one mighty swing by sophomore Lindsay Renneisen, Bullitt East would start a streak of its own.

  • BC and North softball will now meet twice this spring

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – North Bullitt and Bullitt Central didn’t get to play their regular season softball game last Monday because of bad weather, but now the teams will get to play twice this spring.

    First, the two teams still have to make-up the regular season game because it is a 23rd District game and is mandatory for the post-season seeding process.

  • If you act right, there should be no worries

     Bullitt County is never short on controversy. But some of it is getting a bit scary.

    We’ve had a fire chief who has said the wrong things on several occasions that got him in trouble and caused him to lose a job he dearly loved.

    We’ve had a police chief who has been found guilty of lying to federal investigators. That case will surely be appealed in federal court but it has cost the long-time officer his job.

  • Welcome Derby guests to Bullitt County

     During this week each year, hundreds of visitors will return to Bullitt County. It is a short hop to the festivities associated with the Kentucky Derby.

    We hope you enjoy your stay. For many, this is an annual occurrence. 

    Bullitt County has plenty to offer. There is Bernheim Forest, four wineries, Jim Beam Distillery, Kart Kountry, Zappos, Donna Sharp Quilts and a whole lot more. 

    Dozens of antique and consignment shops are found throughout the community.

  • 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.