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Today's News

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 19, 2016

     

  • Strong local links in annual summer All-Star contests

        LOUISVILLE – A record number of Bullitt County athletes and coaches -- seven -- participated last weekend in the annual East-West Junior All-Star game at Bellarmine University’s Knights Hall.
        The contest was conducted by the Kentucky High School Coaches Association.

  • Pitching gem ends with Campbell Co. up 1-0

        LEXINGTON – Bullitt East’s sweet post-season baseball run came to a bitter end on Friday as the Chargers dropped a 1-0 decision in nine innings to Campbell County in the semi-finals of the Rawlings/KHSAA Kentucky State Baseball Tournament at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.
        The game was a masterful pitching duel between Bullitt East senior Kyle McKinley and Campbell County’s Alex Fransen, a senior.

  • Deatsville Road to be resurfaced in state’s program

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Two projects have been recommended for the state’s annual rural secondary road program in Bullitt County.
        One will be to shore up an area next to a bridge.
        The other will be to resurface nearly six miles on Deatsville Road.
        Matt Bullock, chief engineer for District 5 of the state transportation cabinet, brought the good news to county officials recently.

  • School arranges man’s dream of seeing his stepdaughter graduate

        MOUNT WASHINGTON—What could have easily been a time of sadness and grief for one Mount Washington family was turned into a time of gratefulness thanks to the local community.
        Mike Underwood was diagnosed with appendix cancer on Jan. 7, 2015.

  • Counselors will see bigger bump when school salaries increase

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Employees of the Bullitt County Public School District are slated to receive a small pay increase.
        That was released as part of the tentative budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year.
        Finance director Denise Smith outlined some of the highlights of the proposed budget, what will go into effect on July 1.
        The budget is just over $140 million.
        Of the general fund dollars, 79.5 percent goes to salaries and fringe benefits.

  • Budget talks focus on salaries

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Through the give and take of any budget process, members of Bullitt Fiscal Court seemed to reach accord on several key pay differences.
        Of course, the budget will not be approved until its second reading and vote, which is planned for June 21.
        Earlier this month, magistrates spent about an hour talking about differences of opinions on the proposed budget by Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts.
        And most of those talks centered around pay differences.

  • KSP Charges Nelson Co. Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

     BARDSTOWN - On June 16, 2016, at approximately 4:00 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 4-Elizabethtown, arrested Brenton T. Byrd, 36, on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • Growing Cedar Grove area gets new primary care facility

     CEDAR GROVE --  With a growing residential and business community along Highway 480, it makes sense that services are coming to the area.

    In terms of medical services, KentuckyOne Health Primary Care opened its doors recently in the Cedar Grove Business Park.

    The facility is located in the shopping center at the entrance of the business park.

  • Sharpe, Breeden almost pull off upset

     LOUISVILLE – The Kentucky All-Stars haven’t had much luck beating their counterparts from Indiana recently, but with the help of Tyler Sharpe and Wayne Breeden, the 2016 squad made a strong run at their bigger counterparts on Sunday at Bellarmine University’s Knights Hall.