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Today's News

  • NB and BE on a collision course in this week’s LIT

    The 69th annual Republic Bank Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament will dominate the high school landscape this week with five days of play starting on Monday.

    All of the games in this year’s event will be played at Valley High School.

    The two Bullitt County teams in the field will not enter play until the second and third day, respectively.

  • Late surge lifts Chargers past Fern Creek

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – In the first of what could be four meetings over the next two months, the Bullitt East Chargers drew first blood against Fern Creek, rallying on Thursday with a 13-2 run to end the game and secure a 72-66 victory.

    The importance of this meeting was more symbolic as Bullitt East (11-2) wrapped up the number one seed for the post-season 24th District Tournament. Fern Creek (9-5) will be the number two seed with the two rivals almost assured of meeting for a fourth straight season in the championship game.

  • AG warns of Publisher’s Clearing House Scam

     FRANKFORT – Winners of the Publisher’s Clearing House Sweepstakes do not receive phone calls about their prizes.

    And Attorney General Andy Beshear wants to stress this fact as a safeguard to Kentucky seniors and consumers who are being inundated by imposters attempting to scam them out of their money.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning January 10, 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.

     

  • DISPUTED DEFICIT: Sheriff doesn’t agree with auditor

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- In one of his final rounds of audits before leaving office, Adam Edelen released the financial examination for Bullitt County Sheriff David Greenwell.

    And the number one issue revolved around a familiar topic -- the deficit Greenwell’s office owes the state of Kentucky.

    When Greenwell took office in 2011, Bullitt County’s population numbers triggered a new way of running the offices of sheriff and county clerk.

  • Twin siblings return to place of birth in observance of their 70th birthday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - On Jan. 13, twin siblings Morris E. McCubbins and Marcella McCubbins Hale will celebrate 70 years of life together.

    In honor of the occasion, they decided to return to the place where it all began.

    Seated at a window near the back of the Ridgway Memorial Library, they both reminisced as they looked across Joe B. Hall Avenue toward the building where they were both born on Jan. 13, 1946.

    The building, which dates back more than 100 years, is most commonly known as the Trunnell House.

  • Don’t look to buy alcohol on Christmas in Mt. Washington

    MOUNT WASHINGTON— Businesses were paid a visit by the ghost of ordinances past on Christmas Eve.

    After a local business posted on social media that it would be open on Christmas Day, new Alcoholic Beverage Control Administrator Brent Wheeler contacted the business to confirm they knew that, according to an ordinance passed in 2003, the sale of alcohol on Christmas Day was prohibited in Mount Washington.

    According to Wheeler, the manager said that his call was the first time he had heard of the rule in their many years of business.

  • Chapeze Lane pulled from city agenda

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Residents opposed to a rezoning request on Chapeze Lane may be able to relax for the time being.

    Efforts to get the property owned by George Miller and Miller Enterprises annexed and rezoned to IG General Industrial by the Shepherdsville City Council were derailed on Tuesday.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court did not allow a request by Miller’s attorney, Tammy Baker, to have the vote on two tracts withdrawn on Tuesday.

  • Kentucky Transportation Crews Ready for Winter Weather

     LOUISVILLE – With unseasonably warm temperatures during the month of December, many folks have been wondering when snow would finally arrive in the Louisville area. That time may come this weekend with light snow forecasted for the region on Sunday.

  • Busy time for firefighters

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Following a cold week, the Shepherdsville Fire Department had things heat up with two runs on Thursday afternoon.

    The agency first responded to a residential fire at the home of Morris and Barbara Longacre located on Arrow Creek Rd. at 12:11 p.m.

    According to SFD chief Layne Troutman, Southeast Bullitt Fire was initially dispatched, though the area was annexed into Shepherdsville a few months ago. He said both departments arrived simultaneously and worked together.