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Today's News

  • Tax decision pretty typical of plight in today’s world

     If you ever wanted to be an elected official, put yourself in the place of members of the Bullitt County Public School Board.

    Personally, it was a simple decision. But I am biased.

    As board members listened and considered a tax increase that would have meant $24 a year on a $100,000 home, I listened to a voice.

    “Am I not worth 46 cents per week?”

    That came from a young lady who I am pretty fond of. It is my daughter.

  • North beats Central 9-3; Mercy rolls past BE 4-1

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – In a rematch of the past two 23rd District championship games, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles showed that they are still the team to beat in the first-round of the post-season as they beat Bullitt Central 9-3 on Wednesday.

    Since the present district alignment for girls’ soccer was put into affect in 2012, the Lady Eagles have not lost a game to a district foe. Bullitt Central has been right behind, beating Southern and Moore before falling to North Bullitt.

  • Quilts from Bluegrass to be on display this week

     What do a log cabin, trip around the world and wedding ring all have in common?

    Find out at the fourth annual Bluegrass Quilt Festival this year. The event will be Sept. 25 to 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville.

    The festival was started by Bluegrass Quilt Festival LLC owned by Bullitt County residents Jo Ann Jeffries and Pam Heyna. The Mt. Washington Quilting Bees also help to run the show.

  • Board listens to plan on two renovated schools

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- An architectural firm familiar with projects in Bullitt County could be selected to work on two major school renovations.

  • Cheser takes chance, wins state fair blue

     PIONEER VILLAGE - A trip to Michigan with friends took Sharon Cheser down the long road to Kentucky State Fair success.

    Cheser and her husband, Cliff, were visiting the Grand Hotel at Mackinac Island with friends on a Toby Tours trip.

    Dinner at the Grand Hotel included a dessert bar with one of the best chocolate cakes they ever tasted.

    "My friends said try to make it," Cheser recalled. "I tried until my husband liked it, and then a friend helped perfect it. I'd keep track of all the changes."

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning September 22, 2014

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

     

  • Staggering numbers, but a loss for the Eagles

    BUCKNER -- If Brett Newton had been just a fan, he would have left the Oldham County field impressed.

  • Bitter disappointment for Chargers on Friday

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – In high school football there is often a fine line between spectacular glory and bitter disappointment.

         The Bullitt East Chargers learned about the former and just how fine that line can be on Friday as they were shocked by visiting Central Hardin 35-28.  The final touchdown for the Bruins was scored on a 47-yard pass with just 38 seconds remaining in the game.

  • Mother, son indicted for drug trafficking

      FRANKFORT - Attorney General Jack Conway today announced the indictments of a mother and son on prescription drug charges.

    On Sept. 18, a Johnson County grand jury indicted 63-year-old Mary Lou Chandler, of Paintsville, on one count of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance less than 10 dosage units and two counts of complicity to first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance less than 10 dosage units.  Both charges are class D felonies.

  • Ramp closure at Interstate 65 North Exit 117 Sept. 26-29

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the exit ramp from northbound Interstate 65 to KY 44 (Exit 117) at Shepherdsville will be closed this weekend for concrete pavement repairs.

    This ramp is scheduled for closure from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, September 26 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, September 29.

    Motorists should follow the signed detour via northbound I-65 to westbound KY 480 (Exit 116), northbound KY 61 and then connect with KY 44.