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Today's News

  • KSP charges Jefferson man with child sex exploitation

     LOUISVILLE  On February 2, 2016, at approximately 8:00 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by Post 4- Elizabethtown, arrested Shawn M. Jaggers, 24, on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Jaggers was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation online.

  • Family begins new life in MW thanks to Building Homes for Heroes program

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Adjusting to life after leaving the military can be difficult.

    Add in an injury and a family to take care of and it can be close to impossible.

    Army veteran Steven Fader knows the struggle all too well.

    Surgery gone wrong in 2003 left Fader with a knee injury that also causes neck and back pains. He also discovered he suffers from neurocardiogenic syncope, a disorder that causing frequent fainting, stress and effects posture.

  • Take a bow

     It’s not time for a curtain call but there is much reason to be proud of a major, major economic development project.

    There are a lot of kudos to hand out but we’ll stop short of popping the cork on the champagne for a couple of years.

    There is no doubt that the light industrial growth along Highway 480 has been a godsend to Shepherdsville and Bullitt County.

  • Nichols Nick at it once again

      Unseasonably warm Springtime weather in Bullitt County may end abruptly,  and possibly permanently, due to an ultimatum written in groundhogese.

    As of Feb. 1, Bullitt Fiscal Court officials had not come to an agreement on the ultimatum presented by Nichols Nick, Bullitt County’s official groundhog.

    According to the groundhogese ultimatum, loosely translated and presented by county attorney John Wooldridge, Nick expressed concerns and made demands in relation to the safety of his job environment and his fellow vermin.

  • BC turns around sour season with three wins

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Just when it looked like the Bullitt Central Cougars were toast, the maroon and gray turned the season around over a seven-day span, winning three of four games and gaining momentum and excitement for a late run into the post-season.

    Even the one loss, a 76-75 overtime setback to DeSales in the King of the Bluegrass Showcase on Saturday, had a number of positive points. The Cougars played without senior Chase Craddock, who was off on a football recruiting trip.

  • Eagles win three, drop one during busy hoops week

     HEBRON ESTATES – While the girls in the area were taking up most of the attention last week with the Louisville Invitational Tournament, the North Bullitt boys stepped outside of Jefferson County for four games in an eight-day span.

    First, it was back-to-back games against a pair of Oldham County teams. The Eagles actually beat the better of the two teams on the road as they rallied late to beat South Oldham 59-54 last Monday. A night later, at home, the Eagles came out on the short end of a 70-61 decision to North Oldham.

  • Region 3 Bowling Tournament

     LOUISVILLE -- There was no shortage of action last week at the Region 3 Bowling Tournament at Ken Bowl Lanes.

    On Thursday, the boys’ team competition was held, but it was a tough day for the three Bullitt County teams as none moved past the quarter-finals.

    It was a bigger day on Tuesday as the Bullitt East Lady Chargers upset defending champion Pleasure Ridge Park in the semi-finals before falling to Mercy in the final. That earned the team a spot in next week’s Kentucky State Tournament in Lexington.

  • FLOOD ADVISORY UNTIL 5:30 A.M.

      The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a flood advisory for Central Bullitt County through 5:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

    A wind advisory is also in effect through 7 a.m. Wednesday morning.

    A wind advisory means thar winds in excess of 40 mph are expected.

    In the event of severe weather, you should have a portable radio or weather radio available.

  • Motorcyclist dies from injuries suffered in August accident

     The Bullitt County Sheriff's Office released a statement on Feb. 2 regarding a local motocycle accident:

    On 8/20/2015 around 7pm, deputies with the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle motorcycle collision on Knob Creek Road at Hurst Road.

  • Hebron officials pleased with major changes, quick results

    Based on student learning data, Hebron Middle School Principal Kelland Garland reports changes to improve learning opportunities and allow direct intervention for those that require it.

    “We also want to have a daily reminder of what our purpose is as the adults in the building and remain focused on that,” he said. “Change is difficult for some but that usually stems from the unknown factors involved.”

    Hebron has a new Mission Statement:

    Developing Learners and Leaders