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Today's News

  • BC EDA: Medicaid transition will be lot of work for agencies

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- As Kentucky moves into a new Medicaid system, Bullitt County Economic Development Authority director John Snider predicts there will be major changes.

    As a member of the KentuckianaWorks board, Snider said the responsibility of documenting and training individuals will fall upon that agency.

    By Oct. 1, the 26,000 on Medicaid who are physically able to work in the KentuckianaWorks region, which includes Bullitt, will have certain requirements if they wish to continue to receive benefits.

  • County looks to enforce safety rule

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Feeling the whizz of a bullet flying by your body is not a pleasant one.

    David Pryor said his initial reaction was to look at his body and start seeing if he was bleeding.

    Luckily, Pryor and his two horses were not injured.

    But the latest incident in February led him into action.

    The resident of Bleemel Lane brought his concerns to Bullitt Fiscal Court.

    While cities may have ordinances regulating the firing of weapons within the corporate limits, there are no rules in the unincorporated areas.

  • Dog owners remember to keep pets under control to protect your mail carriers

     It’s that time of year again and the Postal Service, health care providers and animal protection professionals need your help.

    Last year, 6,244 letter carriers were bitten or attacked by dogs nationwide. But that pales in comparison to the more than 4.5 million people — most of them children and the elderly — who are bitten by dogs each year.

    You can help protect your letter carrier, meter reader, newspaper delivery person and neighbors’ children by making sure your pet is properly restrained.

  • Woman arrested for giving false info

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  -- A word of wisdom is to not give police officers false information when they pull you over at a traffic stop.

    On April 4, the Street Crimes Unit for the Shepherdsville Police Department made a traffic stop in the 1300 Block of Highway 44 East.

    A passenger in the vehicle gave officers false information about her identity. Officers were able to properly identify the female and determined that she had an active warrant.

    She was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine, heroin and ecstasy.

  • Bowling Green business owner sentenced for fraud, laundering

     BOWLING GREEN – The owner of U.S. Energy Partners, Inc. of Bowling Green, Kentucky, was sentenced in United States District Court Monday, by District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to 50 months in prison following a jury conviction for wire fraud, securities fraud, and money laundering as part of a scheme that defrauded investors of $1,175,000 announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. There is no parole in the federal system.

  • Lewis prepares for future with debate trip to Qatar

     Gatton Academy Class of 2018 Senior Maggie Lewis put her Arabic skills to use during a recent trip to Qatar, a sovereign country in Western Asia.

    “I have been learning Arabic for two years now and am currently enrolled in both Arabic 499 and Arabic 202 at Western Kentucky University,” she said.

    As a Bullitt Central High School sophomore in 2015, the 17 year-old daughter of Stephanie and Richard Lewis prepared applications to both the Carol Martin Gatton Academy at WKU and The Craft Academy at Morehead State University.

  • Churchill Downs announces Derby Week parking, traffic plans

     LOUISVILLE – Churchill Downs Racetrack ("Churchill Downs"), home of the world-famous Kentucky Derby, announced today its new parking and traffic plan for Derby Week and the launch of kentuckyderbyparking.com.

  • Rubber Match: Medical marijuana gains 3-2 support

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  — In the rubber match on the medical marijuana resolution, Bullitt Fiscal Court voted 3-2 in favor of casting its support for legislation.

    In reality, the vote did little as the General Assembly has all but shut down for the current session and the resolution’s only power was to show legislators the local support.

    Locally, Bullitt Fiscal Court and the city councils from Mount Washington, Fox Chase and Hillview all voted in favor of some form of resolution supporting medical marijuana.

  • School district hires firm to find ways to communicate

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A recommendation presented by the superintendent suggested that the school board pay the piper.

    Dr. Keith Davis recently reviewed a marketing and public relations program recommendation with the Bullitt County Public School Board regarding online public relations and marketing consulting through Piper Public Relations.

    Davis completed an in-depth investigation of companies offering the assistance, along with assistant superintendents Becky Sexton and Adrienne Usher, recommending Piper for the program.

  • Police seek missing juvenile

     The following is an announcement from the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office regarding a missing juvenile:

    The Bullitt County Sheriff's Office would like to reach out to the public to help in locating a missing juvenile.

    The missing juvenile's name is Lynnlee A. Taylor.  She is a white female 16 years old.  She has been missing since January 17 2018.