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Today's News

  • Funds found to clear hurdle on tracks

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While not yet reaching the finish line, it appears track and field competitors in Bullitt County might be getting closer to a winning resolution to a long-time problem.
        The Bullitt County Public School Board voted unanimously at the May work session to allow architect Scott Kremer to negotiate with the two low bidders.
        The goal is to find a way to lower the bids, both of which were well over the estimated cost to repair and upgrade the Bullitt Central track.

  • Cease Fire on Overtime Talk...For Now

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Avoiding a regular discussion each meeting on waiving the freeze on overtime, Bullitt Fiscal Court agreed to wait on imposing that on the EMS service.
        But that waiver only goes through the end of June, when a new budget cycle begins July 1.
        EMS director Mike Phillips said that under the present scheduling setup, there is no way to avoid overtime. Currently, the agency works on a 48-hour shift one week, followed by a 36-hour shift the next. This results in four hours of scheduled overtime each pay period.

  • BC addresses bed bug issue

     SHEPHERDSVILLE: The following was a communication distributed by Bullitt Central High School interim principal Andrew Pohlman on Friday afternoon in regards to bed bugs at the school:

    Parents and members of the Bullitt Central community

  • KSP charges against Louisville man with child porn

     LOUISVILLE - On May 14, 2015, at approximately 11:50 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post4-Elizabethtown, arrested Thomas F. Militello, 58, on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • Rezoning sought for former Brooks Elementary site

     HILLVIEW -- For several years, the old Brooks Elementary School has sat vacant.

    But there is a potential buyer for the property located on East Blue Lick Road.

    However, a provision is that the property must be properly zoned.

    The first hurdle to clear will be on Thursday, May 14, when a rezoning request is considered by the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission.

    The Hillview City Council would make the final decision.

  • Career day at Roby

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Roby Elementary students looked professional for their guests during a Career Day event hosted in the school library.

    Instructor Tina Contreras said the participating students developed both listening and speaking skills while planning the event, which included area business representatives.

    Business participants included Simplex Grinnell engineer Mike Clark, cheerleading gym owner Samantha Alongi, Susan Estes with the Kentucky Education Association and Rep. Linda Belcher.

  • Welcome to Southeast Bullitt Fire

     CLERMONT - Southeast Bullitt Fire Department continued its efforts to become a community-friendly organization by hosting its first open house for the public.

    The event included free burgers and hot dogs, bouncies for the kids and a dunking booth, as well as emergency demonstrations performed by the firefighters.

    SEB staff members also offered a tour of the facility located on Clermont Road near Bernheim Forest.

  • Top ranking Marine officials give advice to NB cadets on life in the military

     HEBRON ESTATES -- JROTC students at North Bullitt High School recently had the opportunity to hear some words of wisdom about their future from a pair of high-ranking Marine Corps officials.

    Major General Mark A. Brilakis, the highest ranking officer to ever speak at North Bullitt, was joined by Sgt. Major Samuel Heyward Jr.

    Cadets in the North Bullitt program were able to hear some of the experiences of both recruiting command officers.

    Both are based at the Marine Corps Recruiting Command at Quantico, Va.

  • Fort Knox Federal Credit opens branch in Bullitt

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When Wal-Mart opened its supercenter doors in Shepherdsville in March, one of the  businesses occupying space in the retail giant was Fort Knox Federal Credit Union.

    To celebrate the opening of its 15th branch location, Fort Knox Credit officials recently held a ribbon-cutting of their own.

    Manager Teresa Clark and her staff welcomed the community to the ribbon-cutting festivities.

    With the goal of  helping people improve their financial lives, Fort Knox officials were all on hand to meet the local officials.

  • North keeps the pressure on to defeat Chargers 4-2

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Any time you throw North Bullitt and Bullitt East into the athletic arena, you can pretty well expect a good contest.

    On a Friday night with a tournament-type crowd, it would be the North Bullitt Eagles who came into Mount Washington and walked away with a 4-2 victory on the first night of the Valu-Market Challenge, a six-game, two-day event hosted by Bullitt East.

    It wasn’t a pretty game for either team. But, for the defending Sixth Region champs, it was a needed victory during a week where runs had been tough to come by.