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Today's News

  • Local Democrats oppose DC shooting

     The following is a statement released by the Bullitt County Democratic Party following the shooting that occurred in Washington, DC, on the morning of June 14:

     

    The Bullitt County Democratic Party adamantly condemns the shooting of GOP US House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, Staffers and Police Officers this morning while playing baseball.

    Whatever the reason is behind this action, this type of violence is unacceptable. We ask for prayers for their healing.

     

    Rebekah Witherington

  • Despite not playing, it was a great week for Duvall

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It wasn’t the start to the summer that Lindsey Duvall had dreamed about, but the ultimate week of being Kentucky’s 2017 Miss Basketball turned as well as could be expected under the circumstances.

    Duvall had become resigned to the fact several weeks ago that she would not be cleared to play for the Kentucky All-Stars following surgery on April 30 because of infection in a knee that she had twice in the past 18 months had surgery on because of a non-cancerous growth that was removed back in November of 2015.

  • Fox Chase members listen to variety of concerns raised by city resident

    FOX CHASE – In the past decade, various cities within the county have discovered that they may not be receiving all of their due tax collection payments.

    Some cities, primarily smaller cities in the county’s north end, have residents with official addresses reading Shepherdsville or Louisville, despite being in their own incorporated boundaries.

    Many cities have tried alerting residents to check their insurance premiums and contact their providers regarding such a situation.

  • Bullitt County preschools all earn top 5-star ratings

     Parents of preschool age children should be pleasantly aware that all 13 elementary schools have earned a 5 STAR rating for their preschool class from the Kentucky Department of Education.

    “You have been diligent in providing the evidence needed and I applaud you for your efforts,” said Jenny Chance of the Division of Program Standards. “Thank you for the work you, your faculty, and staff put forth each day to benefit the youngest Bullitt County students.”

  • LIONS SUPPORT

    The North Bullitt Lions Club presented a check for $644 to Girl Scout Troop 1040. Members Maddy Raney and Haley Jo Greenwell accepted the check after making a presentation on its effort to raise money for benches at the new city of Hillview splash park.

     

    The North Bullitt  Lions supported a bench so that parents can sit and watch their kids p lay in the water.

     

    The club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays at 200 Cathy Way in Hillview.

  • 2017 Kids Fishing Derby at Beam Lake

     BERNHEIM -- It was a fun day for all on Saturday, June 3 at the annual Kids Fishing Derby. The event is sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Bullitt County Road and Gun Club.

    There was a large turnout for the free fishing at Beam Lake located in Bernheim Forest across from the distillery. 

  • JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Late Models headline June 17th Midwest 150 action at Salem Speedway

     SALEM, Ind. – Three divisions are set to share the Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery tracks on Saturday night, June 17th for the fourth annual Midwest 150.  The full night of racing action will feature the super-fast JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour late models and the always exciting Lucas Oil Great American Stocks on the .555-mile high banks.  The Salem Front Wheel Drive Stocks will provide the racing action on the quarter-mile infield oval.

    The night of racing will be topped off with the running of the Midwest 100 for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour.

  • Former Webster Co. officer indicted for Civil Rights offenses, falsification

     BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A former officer with the Providence Police Department, located in Webster County, Kentucky, was charged by federal grand jury indictment this week, with two counts of willfully depriving an arrestee of his constitutional rights under color of law, and one count of falsifying a document, announced the Justice Department and John E. Kuhn, Jr., United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

    William Dukes, Jr., 42 of Greenville, Kentucky, was arrested today and currently is in  federal custody.

  • BBB Warning: Sheriff’s Office scam calls

     Better Business Bureau serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky is issuing an alert regarding scam calls claiming to be with the Oldham County Sheriff’s Office. One consumer has reported a loss of $2,000 (two thousand dollars).

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 11, 2017

     

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

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