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Today's News

  • Dispatch receives sanctions; restricted in some of its functions

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Problems with how an agency’s oversight board held meetings dating back three years has come back to haunt Bullitt County Central Dispatch.

    On probation because of lack of proper meetings, Bullitt County dispatchers can no longer provide criminal background checks for local law enforcement agencies, as well as prosecutors in the court system.

    With several infractions in the operation of the dispatch over the past year, sanctions have been imposed by the Kentucky State Police, which oversees the issuance of NCIC licenses.

  • May 27 set as date for graduation ceremonies

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The tradition of three Bullitt County graduations at one venue in one day will continue in 2017.

    The Bullitt County Public School Board unanimously approved graduations at Broadbent Arena in Louisville on Saturday, May 27.

    Bullitt East will host the first ceremony at 11 a.m., followed by North Bullitt at 2 p.m. and Bullitt Central at 5 p.m.

    Broadbent Arena is located within the Kentucky Expo Center. Admission to the ceremonies is free, though parking will cost $8.

  • Williams wins 3-2 battle to return to role as animal control director

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The new animal control director in Bullitt County is a familiar face.

    By a 3-2 vote, Bullitt Fiscal Court opted to return Mark Williams into the director’s position.

    This came after a closed door session with Williams and his attorney, Mike Lawrence.

    Williams had been terminated by Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts on March 22.

    With Kentucky being an at-will state, Roberts gave no reason for Williams’ termination.

  • Would you pay $50 to rent city hall?

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It was a special meeting in which three topics were on the agenda and decisions were made on none of the trio of issues.

    The Shepherdsville City Council met to talk about its pay and job classification ordinance, as well as the hiring of Arthur Jones as its engineer and more discussion on usage of city-owned properties.

    At the end of the two-hour meeting, nothing was voted upon.

    The future of renting the community center off Frank E. Simon Avenue evolved into the need to set rental pricing for the city government center.

  • AARP salutes Clark for years of service

     Roger W Clark Sr. passed away Friday April 14, 2017.

    Roger Clark Sr. was an active member of Mount Washington AARP since 2003 and served as its President for six years

    Roger began the AARP solicitations at local markets for Community Ministries Food Bank in 2003. The proceeds to the food bank from AARP increased each year

    Roger revitalized the AARP veteran’s VA hospital Christmas package in 2004 providing clothing and gifts to needy veterans and their families.

  • BE softball picking up steam; NB wins second

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers played just two games last week, lost both, but according to head coach Ricky Hoffman, the team is playing better and are on the verge of even bigger things.

    Rain slowed the start of action last week and the Lady Chargers didn’t get on the field until Thursday against Eastern and it took eight innings before the Lady Eagles pulled out a 4-2 victory.

  • A horrible start sinks BC in district opener

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – One bad inning put the Bullitt Central Cougars behind the eight ball on Thursday and the maroon and gray could not recover as they dropped a key 23rd District game to Moore by a 7-3 score.

    In fact, in the only two games that the Cougars played last week, they were behind early. The only good news was that the team managed to rally on Friday and beat Thomas Nelson 8-3 on the road.

  • I-65 ramp closure tonight in Jefferson County

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of a ramp closure tonight on Interstate 65 in Jefferson County. KYTC maintenance crews will be performing pavement repairs on the exit ramp from I-65 North to KY 1065 (The Outer Loop).

    The I-65 North exit ramp to the Outer Loop (Exit 127) will be closed from 6 p.m. on Wednesday evening, April 19 until 6 a.m. on Thursday, April 20. Crews will be removing a deteriorated section of concrete pavement and replacing it with asphalt.

  • Eagles get an extra day to beat Southern

     HEBRON ESTATES – Brian Wise has been in coaching for a number of years.

    And just when you think we’ve seen it all… there is something new.

    The past week was a series of “I don’t know if I’ve ever seen that” moments for the veteran North Bullitt baseball coach.

    At the end of the day, North Bullitt got the win it needed — a victory over district foe Southern.

  • Chargers come up just short over weekend

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – There was plenty of offense for the Bullitt East Chargers last week on the baseball diamond and on Saturday it looked for a time like the red and gold could make a major statement on a big stage.