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Today's News

  • Rhodes has right moves to earn title

     BERNHEIM – In the past, Emma Rhodes has wowed audiences with her moves as a nationally acclaimed ballroom dancer.

    But on Monday, on the first night of the 2017 Bullitt County Fair, Rhodes found success on the runway, as she impressed the four judges to beat out 14 other contestants to be named Miss Bullitt County Fair.

    At the close of the two-hour competition under the pavilion, Rhodes was crowned the new queen by 2016 winner Erica Rhodes (no relation).

  • Plans tweaked for renovations to Bullitt Lick Middle School

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Plans were made, then plans were tweaked, and the plans will continue for the potentially-renovated Bullitt Lick Middle School.

    Scott Kremer, president of Studio Kremer Architects, discussed plan design upgrades with the Bullitt County Public School Board, with an effort to cut the plan’s cost.

    Superintendent Keith Davis said the current renovation designs would put the project an estimated $2.3 million over budget.

  • GOP wants investigation into dispatch

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — The Bullitt County Republican Party is asking for the resignation of the director of Central Dispatch or an internal review of the actions taken which lost access to NCIC information.

    After infractions by the Central Dispatch operations caused the Kentucky State Police to pull NCIC access to the county, Bullitt Fiscal Court turned over the operations to the sheriff’s office in April.

    The hope is that with the sheriff’s office in charge of the department, NCIC access will return in a more timely manner.

  • Son now faces manslaughter charge in death of his father

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man accused of causing injuries which resulted in the death of his father will now face a new charge.

  • Court not quite ready to invest in 16-camera system at shelter

    CLERMONT -- There might be a need for cameras at the Bullitt County Animal Shelter.

    But, there might not be a need for 16 cameras.

    Staff and volunteers at the shelter hope that with some new bids, a decision could be made at the June 20 meeting of Bullitt Fiscal Court.

    Angie Greenup, assistant director of the shelter, said that there is a great need to have the security cameras in place.

    Recently, there was an incident at the shelter that could have been documented if the camera system was in place.

  • No panic as Mount Washington woman delivers own baby in car

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—How does a woman deliver her baby in the backseat of a moving car without her husband knowing? 

    Using hypnosis, of course.

    Mount Washington resident Christy High first taste of hypnosis came from a tour with a hypnotist after playing Cleopatra at Caesar’s. While on the tour, she learned how the craft was used for more than just party tricks.

  • Bullitt County preschools all earn top 5-star ratings

     Parents of preschool age children should be pleasantly aware that all 13 elementary schools have earned a 5 STAR rating for their preschool class from the Kentucky Department of Education.

    “You have been diligent in providing the evidence needed and I applaud you for your efforts,” said Jenny Chance of the Division of Program Standards. “Thank you for the work you, your faculty, and staff put forth each day to benefit the youngest Bullitt County students.”

  • Fox Chase members listen to variety of concerns raised by city resident

    FOX CHASE – In the past decade, various cities within the county have discovered that they may not be receiving all of their due tax collection payments.

    Some cities, primarily smaller cities in the county’s north end, have residents with official addresses reading Shepherdsville or Louisville, despite being in their own incorporated boundaries.

    Many cities have tried alerting residents to check their insurance premiums and contact their providers regarding such a situation.

  • Couple charged with abuse of two-month old

     Detectives from the Shepherdsville Police Department have arrested two people today in connection with the abuse of a 2-month-old child.

    On June 1, the child was medically examined at the hospital to be evaluated for possible abuse. Hospital staff discovered multiple serious injuries including a hole in the infant’s esophagus, facial bruising, a torn frenulum, and a spinal injury. Doctors described the injuries to be inflicted physical abuse. 

  • Repo men learn man did mean ‘not tonight’

     CLERMONT -- Two men assigned to repossess a vehicle in Bullitt County on Tuesday night got more than they bargained for.