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Today's News

  • Texas man indicted after wild ride

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man who led police through a wild ride over two counties has been indicted.

    Danny Gonzales, 50, of Harlingen, Texas, has been indicted for criminal mischief, wanton endangerment and torture of a dog.

    On Feb. 12, 2016, Gonzales was driving his semi-truck northbound on Interstate 65 when he started to drive erratically, running vehicles off the roadway.

    He left I-65 at exit 121 in Brooks and drove west on Brooks Hill Road before going on Knob Creek Road.

    The driver was ultimately stopped in Jefferson County.

  • Economic development recap impressive

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - An issue involving the county sheriff’s office was settled at the previous meeting.

    And an issue involving a new roadway was settled by Shepherdsville officials just minutes prior to the most recent Fiscal Court meeting.

    With the negativity behind them, Bullitt Fiscal Court members delighted in good news provided by Economic Development director John Snider.

    “It’s been one of the most exciting years in Bullitt County history,” Snider said as he began his annual report.

  • Walk provides exercise, talks with doctors

     CLERMONT -- You’ve been told the message.

    You know it is something that you need to do.

    But you really don’t have the desire to do it.

    Would it help if your doctor joined in?

    If that message was to go outside and get some exercise, a national program coming to Bullitt County might just be your answer.

    On the second Saturday of each month through November, KentuckyOne Health, Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest and the Bullitt County Health Department will join forces to present Walk with a Doc.

  • Tiller sees no barriers in succeeding in archery, life

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville Elementary archery team has enjoyed recent success, much of it since Nevaeh Tiller decided to lend a hand.

    The fifth grader recently earned the team’s highest score, 259, to help lead SES to its first-ever archery victory at the St. Gabriel Tournament in Louisville.

    The score matched her older step-brother’s career high mark. And she did it all with one hand…literally!

  • Directional signs to be posted near courthouse

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - With the sheriff’s office debt situation settled, it was time for other county agencies to begin suggesting items for inclusion to the 2016-17 fiscal year budget.

    Various department heads discussed potential budget items at a recent Fiscal Court meeting.

    Road Department director Hyte Rouse suggested budgeting for a new building to house equipment and protect it from the elements.

    “Our equipment has lots of electronics now, and we need the weather protection,” he said.

  • Bernheim Forest has lots of events planned for spring break week

     CLERMONT -- The celebration of trees continues through July at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest.

    But there are also a lot of other spring activities.

    Discovery Stations

    Hands-on Discovery Stations, featuring a variety of plant, animal, and nature activities will be set up daily during Spring Break between 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Visitor Center for families to explore at their leisure and at no cost.

    Bernheim staff and Volunteer Naturalists will also be on hand to help bring each Discovery Station to life!

  • JUSTICE DEPARTMENT: Beware of fraudulent tax schemes, preparers

     WASHINGTON – With tax season in full swing, the Justice Department urged the public today to avoid dishonest tax-return preparers who fleece their customers and illegally drain the U.S. Treasury.  Noting that every taxpayer is ultimately responsible for the contents of his or her own return, Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo of the Tax Division also warned the public to be wary of anyone who guarantees a refund or who claims to sell a sure-fire way to reduce your taxes.

  • Gov. Morehead had ties to Bullitt County

      The Morehead family came from Scotland.  The first ancestor to arrive in America was Charles Morehead, a Scottish gentleman who settled in Virginia, in the early part of the eighteenth century about 1630.  He was 21 years old when he entered Virginia.

      Charles was born in Scotland in 1609.  His parents were David Muirhead and Anna Hardrett.  

    Charles grew up in Scotland.  Charles met Sarah Nelms in Virginia and they married in 1682. 

  • Luck of the Irish at Nichols

     Some lucky charmers from the Nichols Elementary pre-school classroom celebrated the Wearing o’ the Green on St. Patrick’s Day.

    Students made lucky crowns from construction paper, with their made-up Irish names written on the sides.

    The creative activity was a part of the pre-school program’s many St. Patrick’s day festivities, a fun way to learn a little about the holiday’s history.

  • College and Career Cadets at NBHS

      About 30 JROTC cadets from North Bullitt High went on a college and career field trip recently.

    The University of Louisville Army ROTC Cardinal Battalion hosted several hours of exploration of the Belknap Campus.

    The cadets then went to the 123rd Airlift Wing of the Kentucky Air Guard. 

    Soon, the cadets will take their fourth college and career trip to the University of Kentucky to visit the Wildcat Battalion. A trip to Fort Campbell is also planned.