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Today's News

  • Can’t get hoops season out of your head yet?

     Having troubles shaking off the losses by Kentucky and Louisville in the NCAA tournament?

    I understand.

    Maybe a trip this weekend to the Knob Creek Gun Range in western Bullitt County might take your might off things.

    With a little space to fill, think about the importance we place on the hoops game.

    Some people are so excited they will decide to upgrade their living room by burning a couch.

    For some, the NCAA is something worth betting on. It can be silly things between governors or it can be important things like money.

  • Fox Chase will look at tax rates for new year

     FOX CHASE - Taxes for Fox Chase residents will remain the same for another year.

    The council unanimously approved three tax rate ordinances at their March business meeting, maintaining the same rates that have been set for the past few years.

    The real property ad valorem tax rate remains at 13.88 cents per $100 of real property value.

    City attorney Mark Edison informed the council that decreases in taxable property, including a decrease due to Homestead exemptions, would lead to  a slight decrease in taxable income for the year.

  • Area track teams full speed ahead after break

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The high school track and field season will kick into high gear this week after the teams return to school from spring break.

    In fact, the North Bullitt Eagles will be back in action after making a trip to Florida over spring break, a first for a local track program.

  • Salem Speedway unofficial results: April 6, 2014

     Unofficial Results: ICA DUMPSTERS SHORT-TRACK FESTIVAL at Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery, Salem, Indiana, Sunday, April 6, 2014:

    O’Reilly Auto Parts Pure Stocks

    Fast Qualifier: Travis Rogers, 16.730

    First Heat Race (8-Laps): 1. Jamie Goodman, 2. Jeremy Hopper, 3. Todd Whitfield, 4. Nick Wilkerson, 5. Richard Huffman.

  • Group hopes to help others deal with addiction issues

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Scott Prewitt gets it. He understands what it's like to have family members become addicted to drugs.

    The Shepherdsville resident has been through it all, and decided to find a way to share his experiences to help others going through similar situations.

    With assistance from Lynn Foster, Greg Troutt and D.J. Troutt, a local group was formed called Better Tomorrows, designed to offer numerous ways and means of support for everyone involved with the addiction of a loved one.

  • Fish Fry Fridays

     If it is the season of Lent, it must be time for those fish fry Fridays.

    Throughout Bullitt County, churches and other organizations have hosted a Friday full of fried fish and other food items.

    At St. Benedict Catholic Church in Lebanon Junction, the fish fry starts at lunch and continues through dinner.

    This is the final Friday fish fry for Lent at places such as St. Aloysius, St. Rita, St. Elizabeth Seton, St. Francis, Hillview Government Center and the Mount Washington Lions Club.

  • Thirteen face charges for alleged roles in drug ring

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Thirteen individuals were recently indicted for their alleged roles in a case involving the manufacturing and trafficking of methamphetamine.

  • St. Clair again seeks new trial in kidnapping case in 1991

    FRANKFORT -- For the second time in as many months, a man already found guilty of four murders was seeking relief from the Kentucky Supreme Court.

  • Cougars post 2-2 mark over spring break

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – It hasn’t been a great start to the 2014 baseball season for the Bullitt Central Cougars, but staying near home and winning two of four games might be more important than heading to Florida for spring break.

         Unlike most area teams, the Cougars stayed at home for spring break. Instead, head coach G.J. Moore opted to once again play in the General Spring Break Bash as Thomas Nelson High School. The Cougars won the event last year, beating Edmonson County in the final game.

  • Local artists produce video in honor of UK basketball

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Some Bullitt County residents have taken their love for UK basketball to a new level.

    “Around here (when the Cats do well in the tournament) it’s the Fourth of July, Christmas and Thanksgiving rolled all into one,” said longtime UK fan Tom Greenwell.

    Recently he got together with other friends of his, also dedicated fans, Allen Peavler and John Wigginton to write a song about the team’s season. The video, “UK Season to Remember 2014” has now received more than 4,000 views on YouTube.