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Today's News

  • Bullitt East wins Dixie Duals title
  • Bullitt Central again finishes as state runner-up

     LEXINGTON – Since winning the Kentucky Co-Ed State Cheerleading Championship in 2013, the Bullitt Central program has been locked in a battle with Graves County for the top spot on the podium in what has now become the Large Co-Ed Division.

  • Bullitt East wins third straight state cheer title

     MOUNT WASHINGTON  -- For the third year in a row,  the Bullitt East cheerleaders have traveled to the Kentucky Horse Park Alltech Arena and each of those trips have resulted in a state championship.

    By the narrowest of margins, the Bullitt East cheerleaders won the All-Girls Super team division.

    “It speaks volumes about our program, as we work extremely hard and put in many hours of practice on top of cheering games, while maintaining grades to remain eligible,” head coach Jeff Schaber said of winning the third straight state title.

  • Hunters Hollow gets ditch fixed; still worried about sewer issue

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - Since the sewage plant explosion of 2014, the Hunters Hollow City Commission deals with bad news on a monthly basis.

    However, mayor Linda Parker changed up the city’s November business meeting with a bit of good news.

    “The ditch is fixed,” she announced.

    Parker referred to the ditchline work completed by RLH Rentals, which cleared and upgraded the city stream area, including mowing and filling in eroded holes.

  • Cedar Grove gets early Christmas present in form of 40 new ukuleles

     CEDAR GROVE - How’d you like to spend Christmas on Christmas Island?

    Cedar Grove students can do the next best thing: They can play the famous island tune on 40 brand new ukuleles.

    Kala Brand Music Company donated 40 Kala Waterman ukuleles to Cedar Grove as part of a recent contest, an estimated value of about $1,600.

    Cedar Grove music instructor Rebecca Dennis found out the contest by following the Kala company on Facebook. She said the company has offered many contests for free instruments but not to this scale.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning December 18, 2016

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

    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.

     

  • Roberts to offer land for new VA hospital

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With the dispute in Jefferson County over the location of the new Veterans Administration Hospital, another option will be offered on Tuesday.

    Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts announced Friday that during the next fiscal court meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 20, she would offer to donate a tract of land currently owned by the county.

    The property, which would be approximately 42 acres in size, is located at the Highway 245 interchange off Interstate 65.

  • Surcharge back on PSC’s table

     HILLVIEW  -- Last Christmas, customers of the ill-fated Hunters Hollow sewer district were gifted with news that a proposed surcharge would not be imposed.

    However, sometime after this Christmas, the gift may be taken back.

    With authority granted by a U.S. District bankruptcy judge, creditors of Bullitt Utilities can ask the state Public Service Commission permission to impose a monthly surcharge.

  • Bullitt man guilty of enticing minor for sex acts

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the guilty plea of a Bullitt County, Kentucky, man before District Judge David J. Hale, in United States District Court, on December 15, 2015, to a charge of enticing a minor to engage in sexual activity.

  • Webber selected chairman of budget subcommittee for health, family

     FRANKFORT – Last week, Speaker-Elect Jeff Hoover released the names of House committee chairs for the upcoming 2017 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly. 

    Included on the list is 26th District State Representative Russell Webber, R-Shepherdsville, who will serve as the Chairman of the House Budget Review Subcommittee on Health & Family Services.