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Today's News

  • Landlords upset with Hillview’s proposal on rentals

      HILLVIEW -- To have rental properties inspected each time a new tenant moved in sounded like a good idea on the surface.

    But, for those who rent property in the city of Hillview, such an inspection proposal would be a very bad idea.

    Hillview mayor Jim Eadens said his concern is that people will sign the paperwork to rent property and then find out there are internal issues that they didn’t know about.

    Some landlords would take care of the repairs; others would not.

  • Woman injured during parade incident

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — An accident involving a tractor and a golf cart brought the Mount Washington Spring Festival parade to a temporary stop on Saturday.

    According to the police report, Shirley Smith, 74, was attempting to park the tractor she drove in the parade in the First Baptist Church parking lot when she lost control of the unit, causing it to jump the curb and make contact with a golf cart that was parked in a small area of grass next to the roadway.

  • Man indicted on sex charge offenses that date back to pre-June 1996

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man has been indicted for alleged sex crimes dating back to 1990.

    Gregory Halbauer has been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury on a series of sex-related offenses.

    According to the indictment, Halbauer had sexual contact with a female who was less than 12 years of age when the alleged offenses started in 1990.

    In a course of conduct through June 1996, Halbauer allegedly committed the offenses of sexual abuse, sodomy, rape and incest.

  • Curry moves from freshmen to varsity

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – When he was 10 years old, Jessie Curry knew he wanted to be a head basketball coach someday. He just didn’t think it happen so soon.

    At the age of 26, Curry was hired on Friday to take over the reigns of the Bullitt Central Cougars, taking over for Joe Pat Lee who stepped down after 11 seasons at the helm.

  • NB adds two additional wins to impressive record

      HEBRON ESTATES -- It’s all about fine tuning entering the final week of the regular season for the defending Sixth Region champs.

    While wins and losses aren’t as important right now, North Bullitt baseball coach Brian Wise wants to keep positive momentum going.

    With only two games last week, the Eagles got a big 6-0 victory over Collins.

  • BE wins two of three in own Charger Challenge

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – It didn’t rain, something that has happened often in the past and is sort of a running joke around the Bullitt East baseball program, so the Charger Challenge without a hitch on Friday and Saturday.

    The only negative for the event was that the host team lost in the final game, dropping a 2-0 decision to North Oldham. The Mustangs finished without a loss, winning all three games they played.

  • Central struggles after long lay-off

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After not playing for 11 days, the Bullitt Central Cougars returned to baseball action on Saturday and dropped a 14-1 decision to visiting Henry County.

    The Wildcats had been able to play the night before, but Bullitt Central had not seen live pitching or hitting in almost two weeks and it showed. Five Cougar pitchers walked 13 batters in the six-inning game.

  • 2016 BULLITT COUNTY PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS

      In a close Democratic Primary race for United States President throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Bullitt County was every bit as close.

    Bernie Sanders topped Hillary Clinton in the local voting, collecting 49 percent of the votes to Clinton's 44 percent. At the state level, the race was closer, with Clinton declared the winner by half a percentage point.

  • Fatal accident Tuesday morning on 480 near I-65

     The following is a statement released by the Shepherdsville Police:

    The Shepherdsville Police Department is investigating a fatal collision that occurred on KY480 at the intersection of Buffalo Run Road.

    At approximately 10:49am on May 17, 2016, a white SUV attempted to cross from the Love’s Truck Stop parking lot to Buffalo Run Road. The SUV was struck by a semi-truck (no trailer) traveling eastbound on KY480.

  • Country Corner Greenhouse part of state’s Roadside Farm program

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Country Corner Greenhouse & Nursery of Bullitt County is one of the 88 certified farm markets across the Commonwealth accepted into the 2016 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Certified Roadside Farm Market Program.

    In joining the KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, Country Corner Greenhouse & Nursery has committed to offering quality products and service to its customers. Its acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that this market meets the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.