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Today's News

  • BBB Warning: Sheriff’s Office scam calls

     Better Business Bureau serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky is issuing an alert regarding scam calls claiming to be with the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office. One consumer has reported a loss of $2,000 (two thousand dollars).

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 11, 2017

     

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

    Bullitt County:

  • BE’s Osborne signs for hoops with IUS squad

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East standout Jared Osborne, the 2017 Bullitt County Player of the Year, wants basketball to be a part of his life – forever.

    The next step in that long journey will have Osborne playing his collect basketball at Indiana University Southeast. The Charger senior made that decision in mid-April and then signed last month during a ceremony in the Bullitt East Media Center in front of friends, family and coaches.

  • BE grad Gravens earns NAIA All-America honors

     Story courtesy of Midway College Sports Information Department.

    MIDWAY, KY. – In just one season in a Midway University softball uniform Kelsey Gravens has accomplished a lot, but her latest accomplishment might just be the cherry on top as she has earned All-American honors from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

  • Court not quite ready to invest in 16-camera system at shelter

    CLERMONT -- There might be a need for cameras at the Bullitt County Animal Shelter.

    But, there might not be a need for 16 cameras.

    Staff and volunteers at the shelter hope that with some new bids, a decision could be made at the June 20 meeting of Bullitt Fiscal Court.

    Angie Greenup, assistant director of the shelter, said that there is a great need to have the security cameras in place.

    Recently, there was an incident at the shelter that could have been documented if the camera system was in place.

  • No panic as Mount Washington woman delivers own baby in car

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—How does a woman deliver her baby in the backseat of a moving car without her husband knowing? 

    Using hypnosis, of course.

    Mount Washington resident Christy High first taste of hypnosis came from a tour with a hypnotist after playing Cleopatra at Caesar’s. While on the tour, she learned how the craft was used for more than just party tricks.

  • Final defendant in Ballard meth ring gets 20 years

     PADUCAH – Wickliffe, Kentucky, resident and convicted felon, Christopher Ford, was the last of six co-defendants sentenced in United States District Court this week to 240 months in prison, followed by a five year period of supervised release, by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, for his role in the distribution of methamphetamine, a controlled substance, and additional charges of being a felon in possession of firearms, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Greenwell serves her community with installing food boxes in area

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - To serve God and my country, to help people at all times, and to live by the Girl Scout law… also, take what you need, and give what you can.

    Bethany Greenwell, representing Girl Scout Troop 152 in Shepherdsville, is completing her Gold Award project by helping to place three Shepherds Pantry boxes throughout the community.

    The boxes were first created by the Shepherdsville First Church of the Nazarene, allowing residents of many areas a place where they could donate food or collect food depending on their need.

  • Go to the fair next week

     If anyone has any connections with Mother Nature, maybe you can put a plug in for the Bullitt County Fair, set for June 12-17.

    The fair has a whole lot of rides, games and attractions. However, super hot weather or rainy skies can quickly cause havoc on the group’s biggest form of revenue.

    We hope -- no matter the weather -- will take the opportunity to venture down to the county fair next week. There’s plenty of things to do and the parking is always free.

  • Honoring George W. Jackson

     George Washington Jackson was born in 1845 in Bullitt County, Kentucky.  He was the youngest son of Isaac Jackson and Matilda Spencer.  George’s father Isaac was born in 1797 in Virginia.  Isaac married Abigail Clear in 1808 in Kentucky.  Abigail was Isaac’s first wife.  She was born in 1794 and died in 1822.