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Today's News

  • Attorney says projects may be lost

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt Fiscal Court may have solved a part of its problem but there is another issue still looming.
        And, continued delays in finding an answer may wind up costing the county jobs and tax revenue.
        Over the past several months, issues over staffing in the code enforcement office and the lack of a planning administrator has left developers and builders at a loss.
        Without the proper staffing, development will stop.

  • Geometric path leads Headley to teaching career

        SHEPHERDSVILLE—On her first day as an eighth grade geometry student, Chassidy Headley’s teacher did something that would stick with her students the rest of their lives: she connected geometry to the real world.
        Years later, a now grown Headley hopes to connect to her seventh grade students the same way.
        “I think, if we can make those connections, they might actually like it and might be more engaged,” the Bullitt Lick Middle teacher said.

  • Pioneer Village loses officer, gains new one

        PIONEER VILLAGE - A former city police officer recently took over as mayor of another city.
        Last month former Pioneer Village police officer Curtis Hockenbury was selected as the new mayor of Shepherdsville following a vote by that city’s council.
        In response, PVPD chief D.J. Reynolds needed a replacement to fill the void.
        “I needed to find a certified, top-notch officer immediately,” he said.

  • Recanvass changes nothing; Johnson wins 49th District

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- As expected, the vote count for the 49th District House of Representatives race did not change.
        After a recanvass on Thursday morning by the Bullitt County Board of Elections, Dan Johnson retained his 156-vote margin of victory over incumbent Linda Belcher.
        The total of 9,342 for Johnson and 9,186 for Belcher did not change after members of Bullitt County Clerk Kevin Mooney’s staff checked the computer readings from the Nov. 8 general election.

  • Cottrell seeks return to job

        SHEPHERDSVILLE — A former chief deputy for the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to regain his job.
        John Cottrell, who was terminated on Oct. 5, requested a hearing before the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office Merit Board.
        However, Cottrell’s return to work will have to go through the legal system.
        Or will it?
        At its meeting Wednesday, the merit board unanimously rejected the request for a hearing.

  • Car stolen at gun point in MW

                MOUNT WASHINGTON—A car was stolen at gunpoint from a Mount Washington resident early Sunday morning.

                According to Det. Sgt. Dan Kelty, Mount Washington Police were dispatched to High Point Court at 12:49 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016 for the robbery.

                The victim told the officers that her car had been taken at gunpoint.

  • Striping to be done on busy roads

     SHEPHERDSVLLE -- Gary Board is familiar with the streets in Shepherdsville.

    But what happens to a visitor to the community when they try to start navigating streets like Keystone Crossroads, especially at night?

    The issue of striping the city’s streets expanded into a lengthy conversation for members of the Shepherdsville town council.

    The issue revolved around how to bid out the work.

  • Talks about contract for fire agencies sweet music

     Should we be hopeful or should we be skeptical?

    Should the glass be half full or shall it be considered half empty?

    Such is the philosophical challenge we face when considering the recent revelation that there could possibly be an agreement between two feuding fire organizations.

    We would love to believe that the recently-revealed talks between the chairman of the Southeast Bullitt Volunteer Fire Department and the meeting-by-meeting appointed chairman of the Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District.

  • Less Deel no problem for Lady Eagles on Saturday

     SHELBYVILLE -- As concerning as it might be to have your leading scorer sitting beside you on the bench for most of the game, it is so exciting to see others step up.

    In its opener, North Bullitt head coach David Marion saw his Bellarmine University-signee Lauren Deel sitting on the bench much too much against Collins High.

    But, in the end, there was no reason for Marion to fret as the Lady Eagles were just fine in the 61-48 victory.

  • Lady Chargers battle to the end against Male

     LOUISVILLE – It was a battle between two of the state’s top teams on Friday and when the dust had finally settled it was Male that had pulled out an 81-78 victory over Bullitt East.

    Male entered the 2016-17 season ranked fifth in the state while Bullitt East was two spots behind the Lady Bulldogs.

    Male had opened the season three nights earlier by knocking off defending state champion and pre-season number one Butler by a 68-62 score. Bullitt East was to battle Butler on Tuesday night of this week in Mount Washington.