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Today's News

  • Convicted felon sentenced for string of armed robberies

     A Louisville convicted felon was sentenced recently in U.S. District Court by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, to 481 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for the armed robbery of eleven area convenient stores and fast food restaurants in December, 2012, and January, 2013, announced Acting U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Postal service tries to restore some convenience for Clermont customers

    CLERMONT - The Valero Food Mart on Clermont Road is now an even more convenient store thanks to the U.S. Postal Service.

    Valero now hosts a 'village post office" for postal customers, designed as an alternate access location for local residents, according to USPS VPO coordinator Nick Walker.

    "There's been a nationwide reduction of post office hours," he said. "Clermont recently experienced reduced hours."

  • Guilty plea accepted in circuit court

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Father normally knows best.

  • 911 Dispatchers spread holiday help in Hillview

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - In what has become an annual event, the Bullitt County 911 Center has again dispatched some extra Christmas cheer.

    The center's employees donated $426 to the city of Hillview toward their annual Operation Santa program/

    This is the fourth year for the donation, according to deputy director Carla Johnson.

    The money is collected from dress-down days at the center. For $1 an employee can wear clothing of their favorite sports team.

  • Shepherdsville closes out some on-going sewer work; sets rules on newest lines

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The future potential growth of Shepherdsville's south end is one step closer to a solid liquid foundation.

    The city council will hear the second reading of an ordinance allowing the city to impose tap-on fees and implement services on the South Bullitt Interceptor Line.

    The ordinance would legally complete an agreement from 2009 between the city and Salt River Investments, Inc., for the line originally placed to serve Beam, Inc.

  • Man reported missing, found in his garage Tuesday afternoon

    CLERMONT --  A man reported missing by the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office several weeks ago was found dead Tuesday evening.

    Sheriffs units responded to Scott Newton's residence on Fountain Street  off Tanglewood Lane Tuesday evening.

    Capt. Mike Murdoch, public information officer with the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office,  confirmed that Scott Newton, 40, was discovered inside the garage of his residence.

    The Sheriff's Office received a call Tuesday evening before 5 p.m. that Newton was found at the residence.

  • North rolls past two Oldham County teams

    HEBRON ESTATES – You couldn’t blame the North Bullitt Eagles if there wasn’t a big sigh of relief on Tuesday after the green and gold beat visiting South Oldham 76-57.

         Following an opening week to the season that saw the team lose two games and one starter to injury, North Bullitt got to play at home for the first time and put together a strong effort to beat South Oldham, the Eighth Region champions a year ago.

  • BC sweeps important district games from Southern

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Joe Pat Lee liked the grit and toughness of his team.

  • Bearettes rally in third frame for 68-54 win

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A good half does not make for a good game.

         The Bullitt East Lady Chargers learned that on Tuesday after falling to defending state champion Butler 68-54 despite leading 32-28 at halftime.

  • Chargers just sick over loss to the Bears

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – For only the second time in the last five years, the Bullitt East Chargers lost a game at home on Tuesday and they were just sick about it.

         Literally.

         While head coach Bob Blackburn didn’t want to make excuses, it was obvious that his team was going through a bout of the flu as they took the court against Sixth Region rival Butler. The Bears took advantage of the opening and despite entering the game with a 1-2 record, the visitors left with a 61-57 victory.