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Today's News

  • Catch of the day: Fryer fire at Long John Silver's

      Around 10 o'clock this morning, Shepherdsville Fire Department personnel responded to the Long John Silvers restaurant on Joe B. Hall Avenue.

    Upon arrival, firefighters saw that a fryer had apparently caught fire and the flames were taken up the exhaust system, exactly how the system is to work.

    Fire Chief Layne Troutman reported that there were no injuries. The major damage was from smoke which filled the building.

    There was no timetable on when the restaurant would reopen.

  • Suit filed over fire department contract

     CLERMONT -- The Southeast Bullitt fire board voted on Jan. 2 to terminate the existing contract for fire protection.

  • Hammond proud to receive diploma after leaving school to serve country

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Last December Frank Hammond, 81, received something he never thought he would--his high school diploma.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning January 26, 2015

    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.

  • Lady Chargers come up just short against powerful Mercy

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – In what could be the first of four meetings between the two girls’ state basketball powers, Mercy jumped on top early and then held off a late Bullitt East rally to record a 64-53 victory on Tuesday.

         The win came in the regular season game that will be used to seed the upcoming 24th District Tournament that Mercy will be hosting in late February. A year ago, Bullitt East won the regular season meeting at Mercy, but then lost to the Jaguars in the championship game of the 24th District Tournament.

  • Tourist Commission still fends off concerns by visitors over actions at fire department

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--The fire continues to spread for Bullitt County residents.

    Shepherdsville residents Gary and Brenda Board attended a recent meeting of the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission with some concerns.

    The couple asked if the Southeast Bullitt Fire Department incident last month as affected Bullitt County tourism at all.

  • Girls' LIT play starts Tuesday

    LOUISVILLE--It will be Bullitt County Night as the Girls' Louisville Invitational Tournament kicks-off at Knight's Hall on the campus of Bellarmine University.

    For the first time ever, all three Bullitt County teams will be taking part in the mid-season event. Bullitt East has played in the event in the past, winning it 20 years ago, but this will be the first time ever for North Bullitt and Bullitt Central taking part.

  • Lady Cougars overpower Moore

    OKOLONA--Get in. Get out, Don't get anyone hurt.

    That was pretty much the bottom line for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars on Tuesday as they traveled into Jefferson County for a 23rd District shutdown with Moore.

    Already nursing injuries, both long and short term, the Lady Cougars just needed to wrap up district play with a win to claim the number two spot in the first-round of the post-season.

    Coach Kyle Roach's team did that, jumping out to a 19-2 lead in the first quarter and then rolling to a 64-24 victory.

  • Louisville man died in Monday accident on Hwy. 245

     CLERMONT - A Louisville man died on Monday when his VW Jetta traveling toward Bardstown on Highway 245 was struck by an oncoming vehicle.

    Aaron D. Miles, 25, of Louisville, was pronounced dead at the scene.

    A woman, approximately 40 years of age, was ejected from her vehicle and taken to University of Louisville Hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office.

    The accident happened around 8 a.m.

  • Paroled felon facing new charges after raid by local police officers

     BROOKS -- A man already a federal parolee who is facing additional charges has been arrested once again.