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Today's News

  • Roads will be resurfaced this year; Hwy. 44 on blacktop list

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Five major resurfacing projects will be part of the Rural Secondary program proposed by the state transportation cabinet.

    Matt Bullock, chief district engineer for District 5, made his annual presentation to Bullitt Fiscal Court.

    The state will have $1.1 million available to take care of the rural secondary roads in the county. The list of projects could be amended at a later date if additional funds are secured.

    The projects planned in the 2014-15 fiscal year include:

  • Man indicted for alleged robbery of local business

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man who allegedly robbed a local convenience store and then led police on a chase to Jefferson County has been indicted.

    Jeffery A. Dawson has been indicted on the charge of robbery in the first degree by the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

    According to the indictment, Dawson robbed the Valero on Highway 245 at Interstate 65 and then fled north into Jefferson County before he was stopped.

    In the commission of the crime, Dawson had a deadly weapon and threatened to use physical force against an employee.

  • Craddock named to take over NB hoops

     HEBRON ESTATES – Going home or leaving home? 

    For new North Bullitt boys’ basketball coach Korey Craddock, the difference doesn’t really matter. The new coach is where he wants to be, back where he spent four seasons as an assistant coach.

    The return to North Bullitt was filled with familiar faces.

    “That is especially true in the senior group,” Craddock said after a practice with his new team last on Friday. “I’ve known some of them since they were eighth-graders in summer ball.

  • West Hebron Lane to be closed for two months near Preston

    PIONEER VILLAGE - 

    Motorists who use West Hebron Lane between Preston Highway and John Harper Highway will have to find another route for the next two months.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of the closure of KY 1450 (West Hebron Lane) at KY 61 (Preston Highway).

    This roadway will be closed to through traffic to allow for reconstruction of the intersection as part of the KY 61 widening project.

  • Students get to visit Bible sites in world

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The first graduating class from the Heart of Worship Christian Academy participated in a most unique hands-on lesson plan: A visit to actual Bible locations.

    Academy instructors Brian James and Dana Bischoff James hosted five students on a tour of historical Mediterranean areas where Bible stories were said to have taken place.

    The students included Ally Renee, Olivia Bailey, Trever Yates, Noah Edwards and Kayla Beeler.

  • Fox Chase hires new clerk for city government

    FOX CHASE - The city of Fox Chase was able to obtain a new city clerk within the month following the resignation of former clerk Ricki Daniels.

    Despite approving the new clerk, the city council continued to share concerns about the old clerk's reasoning for departure.

    The council unanimously approved the hiring of Jennifer Barnes as the new city clerk. Mayor Bill Broughton introduced Barnes at the May city council meeting.

  • Dave Marion named girls' head coach at North

     HEBRON ESTATES – A familiar face in Bullitt County basketball circles has been named the new girls’ head coach at North Bullitt as Dave Marion will take over the reigns of the program after the resignation of Amber Courtney a month ago.

         Marion hit the ground running as the Lady Eagles will be jumping into summer action this week with a number of games on Monday, Friday and Saturday.

  • Students to be part of Chamber Leadership class

     An annual initiative of the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce is welcoming the participation of three high school students.

    Leadership Bullitt County’s Class of 2014 includes Kasey Renfrow of Bullitt Central, Cole Green of Bullitt East and Madelyn “Maddie” Miles of North Bullitt.

    Each youth participated in orientation earlier this month. They will now meet every Thursday through October. Upon program completion, they will graduate along with outstanding business leaders to carry out new goals to improve the community.

  • BC's Skelton selected to be part of entrepreneurs school at Georgetown

        An innovative and entrepreneurial experience for teens…

    Bullitt Central High School freshman Karie Skelton is one of 60 Kentucky youth chosen to participate three weeks this summer in the Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs at Georgetown College.

    “I was a little surprised with the email notification of my selection,” said the 14 year-old daughter of Dawn and Andrew Skelton.

    Karie was inspired to apply by math teacher Brenda Thornsberry who felt she would be a good candidate.

  • BBB Hot Topics: June 2014

     Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s June 2014 Hot Topics!

     

    1. Local consumers are receiving Fake Calls from Jail. In a fake recording, the victim hears a loved one’s voice, then the call goes to a person that “accepts money for inmate’s accounts.” A scammer instructs the victim to wire money to get their loved one out of jail.