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Today's News

  • Bradshaw says change needed in office

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Serving the past three-plus years as a member of Bullitt Fiscal Court, John Bradshaw realized something very important to the people of the county.

    “The more I weighed the issues and the condition of the current administration, I became convinced that Bullitt County could not survive another four years under our current judge-executive,” said Bradshaw.

    With that, the Fourth District magistrate threw his hat into the ring as a Republican contender for the county judge’s office.

  • Lady Eagles beat PRP in regional opener

     HEBRON ESTATES - The hurdle has been cleared. It just too five extra minutes to make it happen.

  • Plan’s goal: lower student retentions

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Should students who are not reaching the needed level of learning be retained for a second year at the same grade?

    Or should there be an attempt to provide extra learning opportunities to get that student up to the appropriate level?

    After some interesting debate, the Bullitt County Public School Board voted to implement a new retention prevention program at the elementary school level.

  • Bumpy ride along I-65 will be repaired; expect delays

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Have you complained about how rough the pavement is on Interstate 65?

    Well, there will be some relief coming your way.

    But, there might be some pain until that relief is available.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has awarded a contract to Hall Contracting of Louisville for the work to begin this month.

    The $20.7 million project will involve the removal of sections of concrete on Interstate 65 throughout the 20-mile stretch in Bullitt County.

    Some repairs were done several years ago.

  • Has anyone seen Spring yet?

     Mother Nature continues to have her grip on Bullitt County.

    On Sunday, Bullitt Countians were met with a little freezing rain, some sleet and between 3-4 inches of snow.

    But it could have been much worse.

    Law enforcement officials had to deal with an increased number of traffic accidents and vehicles running off the road. 

    No major power outages were reported, despite having some minor icing issues.

    Schools were cancelled on Monday and Tuesday, pushing the end date for students to June 10.

  • KidsFest gives chance to have fun, forget about Mother Nature

     When the doors open to Paroquet Springs Conference Centre on Saturday morning, we hope that everyone can forget about the awful winter weather Bullitt County has suffered through.

    It will be time for the annual KidsFest celebration, a presentation of the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce.

    From 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., there will be dozens of booths. There will be dozens of entertainment acts throughout the facility.

    There will be demonstration by emergency personnel, like the fire departments, police department and EMS.

  • Local archers excel in event at Moore High

     HIGHVIEW - Bullitt County students went into Jefferson County and brought home a majority of the awards given at the Moore High archery invitational tournament last weekend.

    The following local students garnered awards:

    *Cameron Treil, third grade, Cedar Grove, third place, 172

    *Savannah Thompson, fourth grade, Cedar Grove, first place, 267

    *Dylan Beck, fifth grade, Cedar Grove, third place, 264

    *Victoria Carroll, sixth grade, Eastside, third place, 260

    *Michael Atwell, sixth grade, Eastside, third place, 264

  • Region tournaments have to change schedules

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Who didn’t see this coming??

    After a season in which it seemed that every week in January and February had some weather hurdles to clear, this week’s Sixth Region Tournaments didn’t get started on time because of snow on Sunday night. This came after one of the few complete weeks of the season as the district tournaments went off without a hitch.

  • Wooldridge believes office needs change

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Looking at what has happened over the past few years, John Wooldridge felt there needed to be a change.

  • BBB Hot Topics: March 2014

     Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s March 2014 Hot Topics!

    1.    IRS Phone Scams are on the rise. Scammers call, saying they are with the IRS, telling the taxpayer he or she owes money. Then threatens the taxpayer with arrest unless they pay right away. Scammers also call “fishing” for personal information, claiming the taxpayer is owed a large refund.