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Today's News

  • Pioneer Village, Hillview to work together to get rid of pest — mosquitoes

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Residents in Pioneer Village hopefully won’t have as many mosquitoes to worry about this summer.

    The Pioneer Village City Council agreed to enter an interlocal agreement with the city of Hillview for mosquito prevention spraying.

    Mayor Gary Hatcher previously discussed the agreement with Hillview mayor Jim Eadens. Hillview currently owns a mosquito repellant sprayer, and Hilllview Public Works director Jim Bohannon is trained to apply the spray.

  • Shepherdsville miniature horse to be part of KET’s show this week

     KET’s next Kentucky Life spotlights Patrick, a 22-year-old miniature horse  with an international social media following; Second Stride, which gives  Thoroughbreds a new life following racing retirement; and the National Farm  Machinery Show.

  • Former Russell Co. teacher guilty of child sex exploitation

     LOUISVILLE – A Russell County, Kentucky, resident and former teacher, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court, before District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to a single charge of sexual exploitation of children, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Special meeting for fiscal court

     There will be a special meeting for Bullitt Fiscal Court on Tuesday, April 25.

    The meeting will be held at 9 a.m. and there is only one item on the agenda.

    Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts will present her 2017-18 budget to the magistrates.

    The budget is to be presented to the court members by May 1.

  • Tennis’ regional play just around the corner

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Local teams are getting in their final matches as regional action looms on May 8.

     

    NORTH BULLITT

    The Lady Eagles suffered a tough 5-0 loss to Eastern on April 13.

    In singles, Shanna Blocker lost 6-1, 6-2 to Gabby Reyes on court one. Sydney Johnson lost 6-2, 6-2 to Jovita Devasia and Claire Dzan defeated Peyton Coleman 6-2, 6-0.

  • Lady Chargers shine in inaugural Bullitt East Inv.

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Have track, will host.

    That seems to be the philosophy of Bullitt East track coach Lenny Raley. The program now has a solid track facility and for the second timie this spring the Charger program hosted a meet on Wednesday.

    This second effort was bigger and bolder with nine teams taking part in what was titled the Bullitt East Invitational. Raley even rented an electronic scoring and timing system that moved the meet along at a much faster pace than the first meet of the season had when there were only five teams taking part.

  • Youth movement in full swing as ARCA heads to Salem

      SALEM, Ind. - If past history is any indication it’s anybody’s race when the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards pays a visit to Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery.

    And this year will be no exception when the Kentuckaiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200 unfolds on Sunday afternoon on the high banked .555-mile paved oval.

  • BC 7th, BE 15th at KHSAA state archery tourney

     LEXINGTON – It wasn’t exactly the score that the team was hoping for, but the Bullitt Central Cougars, with just one senior, finished seventh on Thursday at the KHSAA Kentucky State Archery Tournament at the Kentucky Basketball Academy.

    Led by the team’s lone senior, Andrew Dean who had a 292, the Cougars shot a final total of 3409, a total that was slightly off of the 3416 that the team shot in winning the Region Four Tournament ten days earlier.

  • BBB Tips on Kentucky Derby Ticket Scams

     Derby season is officially here! If you are on the hunt for last minute Kentucky Oaks or Derby tickets, beware that scammers are trying to fool you into purchasing fake tickets.

  • Mosquito Proof Your Yard This Spring To Reduce Mosquito Population

     FRANKFORT – As part of the 52 Weeks of Public Health campaign, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), is calling on homeowners to help control mosquitoes by eliminating standing water from containers that can collect rainwater where insects breed.