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Today's News

  • BE no-hits BC in final week

    MOUNT WASHINGTON-- Being the only senior on Senior Night made Bullitt East's Loren Roby the center of attention heading into Wednesday night's game against Bullitt Central.
        As it turned out, Roby made it doubly special and the senior had all eyes on her as she pitched a no-hitter as the Lady Chargers rolled past visiting Bullitt Central 10-0 in softball action.
        The win capped a nice final week to the regular season for the Lady Chargers as they won a pair of games.

  • Zoneton Station Two 25th Birthday

    It was a time to reflect.

    It was a time to celebrate.

    And it was a time to honor the men and women who serve the community as members of the Zoneton Volunteer Fire Department.

    On this particular day, the spotlight was on Station 2 in Brooks, which was celebrating its 25th anniversary.

    More specifically, it was a time to honor Maj. Garry Key, a volunteer who has spent over 30 years with the department.

  • Turnout may be low on statewide primary races

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While the turnout is expected to be light, there will still be 48 precincts open to count your votes on Tuesday.
        The ballot on Tuesday will be a slim one. Republicans will have four races to vote on, while Democrats will have just three.
        The major attention-getter this primary is the Republican nomination for governor.
        With an open seat in Frankfort as Gov. Steve Beshear has served his two-term limit, Agriculture commissioner James Comer started out as a front-runner.

  • Mount Washington Spring Festival
  • 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.