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Today's News

  • Fox Chase residents will have new signs for their city streets

    FOX CHASE - For Fox Chase residents, a new sign is a good sign.

    The Fox Chase City Council agreed to replace street signs throughout the city at a total cost of $150 per sign.

    Council member Mike Higgins said he noticed that the signs were becoming difficult to read in some places due to their weathering.

    The council selected Dale Mulhall to replace the current signs with signs of similar color and text style, along with proper reflective materials. Mulhall said he would also replace the sign posts.

  • Shepherdsville turns to K-9 units to assist in various law enforcement activities

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- During his four years of service with the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, Billy Allen advocated for a K-9 unit.

    When he went to the Shepherdsville Police Department, Allen again had an interest in starting a K-9 unit.

    So, when two positions were posted to work as a K-9 officer, Allen jumped at the opportunity.

    Now, Allen and Chad Woods have new partners, Diego and Cherry.

    So far, the experience has been a great one, said Allen.

  • Traffic accident leads to arrest for Cub Run resident

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- An accident has led to a DUI charge for a Cub Run resident.

    Shepherdsville Police responded to a non-injury accident on Aug. 29 at Highway 61 and Joe B. Hall Avenue.

    Once on the scene, officers determined that one of the operators of vehicles involved in the collision was under the influence of alcohol.

    Amy Wray, 48, of Cub Run was arrested by Officer Cowan and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs with an aggravating circumstance.

  • Police search for robbery suspect in Hillview

     HILLVIEW -- Police are looking for a white male who reportedly robbed the Hillview branch of PBI Bank.

  • Diabetes Awareness Walk

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Kentucky Coalition for Healthy Communities, in association with the Bullitt Coalition for Recreation, Education and Wellness (C.R.E.W.), hosted the annual Walk/Run for Diabetes Awareness as the Shepherdsville City Park.

    A group of Kentucky counties compete each year to collect the most steps walked or ran within an hour, with pedometers used by each participant to count steps.

    This year KCHC and C.R.E.W. made a challenge to participants for 300,000 collective steps, far more than their usual goal of 100,000 steps.

  • WINEFEST 2017

     CLERMONT - After several attempts, the Kentucky Wineries Association picked a weekend with pleasant weather to celebrate their annual WineFest at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    Ten of the state’s best wineries were available to patrons for tastings and both glass and bottle purchases.

    This year’s event included a VIP area, where some of the best Kentucky wines were presented.

    Food and craft booths were also available to the patrons, along with live music.

  • Slight increase in tax rate for Pioneer Village

    PIONEER VILLAGE - Real property tax rates will raise again for Pioneer Village residents.

    The city council approved an increase for the real property rate during its August business meeting.

    The real property rate increased from 12.73 to 12.77 cents per $100 of property, with personal property and public utility rates remaining at 14.4. 

    That means taxes on $100,000 of property would increase from $127.30 to $127.70.

  • Chargers make the most of homecoming ‘17

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It was a beautiful homecoming evening.

    But when Kenneth Thornsberry returned to Mike Egan Field on the Bullitt East campus, the former Charger assistant coach didn’t get a warm homecoming welcome.

    Bullitt East enjoyed the homecoming festivities with a 65-12 victory over the Nelson County Cardinals.

    The Charger victory came in the first district game for each team.

  • THE GAME: Cougars score late to rally past North

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Over the summer, Bullitt Central head coach Matt Kuehn scrapped the plans he had coming out of spring drills and inserted junior Daylin Huff at quarterback, stating that he wanted the ball in the hands of his best athlete.

  • Search for new school leader begins

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The process for selecting a new superintendent has begun.

    The Bullitt County School Board approved a proposal by the Kentucky Association of School Administrators to serve as the screening committee during the Bullitt County Public Schools selection process.

    BCPS attorney Eric Farris presented two proposals to the board at a recent workshop meeting. The proposals were from KASA and the Kentucky School Board Association.