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Today's News

  • UK students give county six paths to follow for greenways

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Seeking some suggestions on how Bullitt County might establish a formal trail program, a pair of volunteers found help from the University of Kentucky.
        Residents Bill Duffy and Steve Froelicher had expressed an interest and had developed a possible route to link the Floyds Fork area to Bernheim Forest.
        Last spring, Bullitt Fiscal Court approved an expenditure of $15,000 for Dr. Jayoung Koo, a professor of landscape design and architecture at UK, to help develop some possibilities.

  • Pitching will have to carry BC early

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt Central Cougars were set to start the high school baseball season on Tuesday of this week with a game at Bardstown.

    There is just one little problem with that. The Cougars have not been on a regular playing field yet this season.

    If high school games are ever played on an asphalt parking lot or in a school gym, then the Cougars would be ready to go. Unfortunately, grass and dirt are foreign to the players at this point in the campaign.

  • 2015 Governor’s Cup Academic High School Competition

      A list of district level results from the 2015 Governor's Cup involving Bullitt County high schools.

    DISTRICT 18 

    Mathematics assessment -- 1. Ishika Patel (North Bullitt); 2. Danny Foley (Bullitt East); 3. Hannah Brady (North Bullitt); 4. Kristen Foreman (North Bullitt); 5. Tate Hatfield (Bullitt East)

    Science assessment -- 1. Joel Huether (Bullitt East); 2. Paul Rippy (Bullitt Central); 3. Sean Woods (Bullitt East); 4. Kayley Strange (Bullitt Central); 5. Hannah Brady (North Bullitt)

  • BBB Warns Flood Victims to Beware of Scams when Seeking Flood Damage Repairs

      As the flood water recedes in the local area, BBB serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western KY is warning flood victims who are seeking flood damage repairs to beware of scammers.

    After going through a flood, people you do not know may knock on your door, offering discounted flood repair services. Some of these individuals may not be legitimate. Scammers travel to disaster areas to take advantage of those who want life to go back to “normal.” Some may claim your insurance agent or FEMA sent them to your home or business.

  • Charger baseball looking to hit the ball better in ‘15

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East has been one of the top baseball programs in the area for more than a decade, but last season the Chargers struggled to generate a lot of offense.

    Instead, the team posted a 27-8 record with strong pitching. The team scored just 5.2 runs a contest a year ago, but they gave up just two runs an outing.

    The lack of hitting was never more evident than in the opening game of the Sixth Region Tournament last year when the Chargers were knocked out by Holy Cross in a 2-1 game.

  • Lot of key bills left to be completed in few days

      Only two legislative days remain in the 2015 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly, and the fate of several major pieces of legislation -- including the House Majority’s efforts to shore up the Kentucky Teachers Retirement System (KTRS) and reduce heroin addiction -- now rest in the fate of conference committees.

  • Legislators will return for two more days during session

      FRANKFORT – The gavel dropped shortly before midnight on Wednesday of this week, recessing us until March 23rd for the veto period of the 2015 Regular Session.  And with only two days left to go until the session ends, several major issues remain unresolved.

  • KSP charges man with child porn distribution

     On March 17, 2015, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by officers with the Audubon Park Police Dept., arrested Ryan S. Hubbard, 39, for charges related to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Hubbard was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect showing images of child sexual exploitation via webcam on a popular chat website.

  • Teen indicted for murder in LJ death

     LEBANON JUNCTION -- A teenager has been indicted for the shooting death of a neighbor in January.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury has indicted Austin Joseph Allen, 18.

    Allen has been indicted for murder, two counts of burglary and using restricted ammunition during the commission of a crime.

    The most serious charges are Class A felonies, which are punishable by 20 years to life in prison.

    On Jan. 15, 2015, police were called to a home on Walnut Street in Lebanon Junction.

  • KIDSFEST 2015

     The annual KidsFest event is hosted by the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce and its sponsors.

    Hundreds of youngsters attended Saturday’s events at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    The Shepherdsville Police paid for the first 500 in attendance.

    See more photos from Stephen Thomas in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net.