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Today's News

  • Poor shooting again haunts Lady Chargers in LIT

     LOUISVILLE - While the weather was warming up outside, the shooting percentage for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers was sub-freezing on Friday.

    In the quarterfinal of the Republic Bank/Coca Cola Louisville Invitational at Bellarmine University, Bullitt East fell to the Franklin County Flyers 53-42.

    While disappointed, Bullitt East veteran coach Chris Stallings was not ready to give up on his young team after falling to the seventh-ranked team in the state.

  • Early release will be history in next calendar

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Some didn’t understand the usefulness of the early release days for students each school year.

    For more educators, the unusual scheduling one day a month served a very valuable purpose.

    Now, with the passage of the 2014-15 school calendar, all parties may be even more satisfied.

    The Bullitt County Public School Board unanimously agreed to adopt the proposed calendar for next year.

  • City turns to cinders and brine as salt supplies dry

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - When it snows, it pours, and the “it” pouring in Shepherdsville may now be cinders.

    A large number of severe weather situations this season resulted in a lack of salt supplied by the city.

    As a result, some citizens were concerned about street plowing protocol.

    Council member Bernard “Bernie” Brown inquired at a recent city business meeting as to the city’s street plowing criteria.

  • Calendar should alleviate many of the concerns

     They served a valuable purpose, although many might beg to differ.

    But the concerns over early release days for Bullitt County Public School students will soon be a thing of the past.

    Instead, students will have the opportunity to enjoy several full days at home as the 2014-15 calendar will not have early release.

    Educators feels that allowing teachers a full day of work each month is more valuable as the district strives to move forward.

  • Must watch for signs of cyber attacks on your accounts

     In December, Target disclosed one of the biggest retail cyberattacks in history.

    Consumers across the country learned that, during the peak of the holiday shopping season, hackers carried out a massive data breach on the U.S. retailer, stealing roughly 40 million credit and debit card records and compromising the personal information, including names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses, of 70 million Target shoppers.

  • North Bullitt in rarified air after beating Trojans

     HEBRON ESTATES - It’s as simple as climbing a ladder.

    The problem is that sometimes you may be inclined to go down a step or two along your journey.

    For the North Bullitt Eagles, all the steps have been positive ones the past month.

    On Thursday, with a loud, fun-loving crowd in the stands, the Eagles continued to move up the ladder. And they also secured the top seed in the district tournament later this month.

  • Lady Eagles roll again

     HEBRON ESTATES - There weren’t any Cyndi Lauper look-a-likes in the crowd Thursday evening but North Bullitt coach Amber Courtney didn’t mind if her girls were having a little fun.

    As the boys’ played the first game, members of the Lady Eagles were in the stands, dressed in their best beach attire and hitting beach balls with other students.

    But when it was time to get serious, there was no play. It was all business as North Bullitt wrapped up the top seed in the district tournament with a 70-31 thrashing of the Southern Lady Trojans.

  • Electrocuted man identified; recent arrival in Louisville

     NICHOLS - The who died after being electrocuted on early Friday morning has been identified.

    According to Lt. Mike Murdoch, spokesman for the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, James Noble, 29, of Louisville, was identified.

    About 5:15 a.m. on Friday, dispatch notified the Nichols Fire Department of a fire on Nichols Hill Road off Highway 44 West.

    Upon arrival, they found a field fire, as well as electrical lines being down.

    Salt River Electric was called into to deal with the downed lines.

  • Healthy Hearts luncheon raises public awareness to dangers of heart disease

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Heart disease remains a top cause of death in Bullitt County, second only to cancer.

    It’s known as the “silent killer” because many are not aware they have heart problems until something traumatic takes place.

    For years the Bullitt County Health Department has hosted its annual Healthy Hearts Wear Red luncheon to raise awareness and increase education of heart disease.

  • KYTC District 5 road crews to remain on duty this evening for freezing rain

     LOUISVILLE – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 maintenance crews will remain on duty this evening to treat roads during the next winter weather event.

    Freezing rain is predicted to fall late this afternoon into the evening hours.  Contract trucks will also be utilized this afternoon to help treat roads during rush hour.