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Today's News

  • Eagles find winning ways in South Carolina

      MYRTLE BEACH – The annual pilgrimage to the Cal Ripken Experience in South Carolina was just what the coaches ordered for the North Bullitt Eagles.

    In their annual trip to the beach, the Eagles came home with a 4-1 record against some pretty good competition.

    “It was a really, really good week,” said head coach Brian Wise. “We got some good pitching and we hit the ball well.”

    As the Eagles prepared to enter District 23 play yesterday against Southern, Wise felt the adventure to South Carolina worked out well.

  • BC spends a lot of Florida trip doing zip

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – How often does a high school student get to wake-up, hear that school has been cancelled due to weather concerns and then goes and spends the day sitting on a beach.

    That is exactly what the Bullitt Central baseball team got to do last Wednesday during the squad’s trip to the Panama City Beach Bash during spring break.

  • New animal control committee to hold first meeting on April 12

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With issues continuing at the Bullitt County Animal Shelter, a committee has been formed.

    Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts said that she felt there was a need to form a group of individuals who are interested in making changes at the shelter.

    In her desire to form the committee, Roberts recommended magistrates Dennis Mitchell and Gary Lawson; deputy county judge Lisa Craddock; assistant animal control director Angie Greenup; county treasurer Kenann Sharp; along with citizens Terri Bohannon and David Waters.

  • Baby shower helps expectant, new parents

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — It takes a village to raise a child and the Bullitt County Health Department is working to make sure the resources are known about.

    For over 15 years, the health department has organized a community baby shower for expecting parents and parents of children up to 12 months old.

    “The goal is to let pregnant women know about the resources in this county and surrounding counties,” Bullitt County Health Department Health Education Coordinator Liz McGuire said.

  • Man in custody following MW standoff

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Neighbors and students are safe following a police standoff in Mount Washington Tuesday afternoon.

    The Mount Washington Police Department and Louisville Metro Police were dispatched to the scene at an apartment complex on Treva Drive just after noon.

    According to Mount Washington Police Chief Roy Daugherty, Mount Washington officers were serving a search warrant based on burglaries that occurred Monday.

  • Campaign launched against distracted driving

     In honor of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) and law enforcement agencies are asking drivers to keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel as part of the U Drive. U Text. U Pay. campaign. 

  • Bullitt joins in national observance to highlight Library Week in America

     The Bullitt County Public Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities across the nation in celebration National Library Week.

    Libraries today aren’t only a place of quiet study and a place to check out books but also creative and engaging community centers where people can collaborate, explore new technologies like 3D printing or just relax with friends old and new.

  • Fox Chase officials decide what roads to be resurfaced

     FOX CHASE - Roads will be improved in the city of Fox Chase, but it’s not an invitation to speed up.

    The city council approved a contract with Mago Construction for improvements on four streets.

    At a previous meeting, mayor Owen Taylor divided the council into two groups, asking each to look over bids received by the city and determining the best bid. Both groups suggested the Mago bid, at a price of $74,769.

    Mayo was selected over competing bids from Louisville Paving and R.L. Harrison.

  • Educators looking for jobs can attend April 18 recruitment fair

     The fourth annual District Recruitment Fair is Tuesday, April 18, from 4-6 p.m. at North Bullitt High School.

    Aspiring educators are encouraged to attend the open house style fair and bring their resumes. Principals from all Bullitt County Public Schools will be in the media center.

  • Man arrested after standoff in Zoneton

     ZONETON -- A Zoneton man has been charged with three counts after holding law enforcement officials at bay for five hours Monday evening.

    John P. Beard, 42, was charged with wanton endangerment, assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

    According to the citation, Bullitt County Sheriff’s deputies were called to Stave Mill Road around 6:38 p.m. The report was that a man had a sawed-off shotgun in his possession.