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Today's News

  • Eagles Win Region; Headed to Lexington

     LOUISVILLE - Pitching and good defense wins games.

  • Hebron Estates budget looks healthy

    HEBRON ESTATES -- If you are looking to find a city who might be in financial troubles due to the economy, don't waste time looking at one northern Bullitt County municipality.

  • MW Middle doesn't rest on its laurels

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--It was an assembly of a very special kind. On Friday morning Mount Washington Middle School celebrated its success in being redesignated as a “School to Watch” in 2014. The school first received this honor in 2010. A school can apply for the honor every three years. MWMS has been named one of 11 schools to watch in the state.

    Principal Denise Allen said this is a great honor not just for the school but for the county.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 2, 2014

    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.

     

  • Negotiations still in works on future of treatment plant

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - The temporary sewage treatment plant continues to operate while negotiations continue on the future of what will happen on a permanent basis.

    Engineer David Derrick and Bullitt County Sanitation District manager Jerry Kennedy have been in communications with Chris Cogan, who represents his father’s Bullitt Utilities.

    In March, the sewage treatment plant off East Blue Lick Road literally had a hole blown open in its outer walls.

  • DRUG COURT MONTH

     The month of May was designated in Bullitt County as Drug Court Awareness Month by County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts.

    The state funded program provides judges with another opportunity to rehabilitate those who have become involved in the legal system due to issues with substance abuse.

    There are various aspects of the court system involved in the drug court system, including a volunteer board.

    Participants are held to very high standards, including regular attendance for drug screenings and the requirement to hold a full-time job.

  • Life in Class 3-A a learning experience for area teams

     LEXINGTON – Competing in the Class 3-A Kentucky State Track and Field Championships for the first time on Saturday, the track teams from Bullitt East and North Bullitt learned what they already knew, that the competition was a little better and a lot deeper.

    Still, the girls’ teams from the two schools each scored team points in the big meet and had another group of strong finishes taking on the biggest programs in the state on the new track at the University of Kentucky.

  • Woman given OK to be part of HIP action

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A Bullitt Circuit Judge will allow a woman to intervene as a party in litigation over the county’s home incarceration program.

    Judge Rodney Burress granted a motion by defense attorneys Susan Balliet and Rebecca Murrell to allow Ida Troutman to intervene in the case between jailer Martha Knox and Bullitt Fiscal Court, county attorney Monica Robinson and sheriff David Greenwell.

  • Three indicted for attempted murder charges

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man has been indicted for attempted murder and solicitation to arson by the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

    According to the indictment recently handed down, Timothy Ray Kelien, 43, has been indicted for attempted murder, solicitation to commit arson, two counts of unlawful transaction with a minor and a misdemeanor for terroristic threatening.

    According to the indictment, on Oct. 26, 2013, Kelien took action which could have meant the death of another man.

  • Special First Pitch from Mama Eagle

     Margie Reece throws out the first pitch at the regional baseball game between North Bullitt and DeSales.

    Reece is retiring as assistant principal at the school and will become the new principal at St. Anthanasius School in Jefferson County.

    She was a major supporter of the sports teams at NB.