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Today's News

  • Poppell rallies for sixth-place at State

     LEXINGTON – In a race in which half of the top eight finishers were freshmen or younger, a little experience paid off on Saturday for Bullitt East junior Sierra Poppell at the Class AAA Kentucky State Cross-Country Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

    One of the top runners in the state this season, Poppell got off to a slow start in the 5,000-meter race and was closer to 20th than first after the first mile. But didn’t panic or push. The junior stayed the course and let the race come to her.

  • If you see it, report it: Help stop poaching in Kentucky

     FRANKFORT – Modern gun season for deer opens this Saturday, Nov. 8. Outdoors enthusiasts who witness any illegal hunting activity are encouraged to report it to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

    “If people have any complaints or see any violations such as trespass or poaching, they are encouraged to call 1-800-25ALERT (1-800-252-5378),” said Hank Patton, director of law enforcement for Kentucky Fish and Wildlife.

  • BBB Warns: Veterans Day Scams Target Heroes and Exploit Patriotism

     Scam artists are targeting veterans, those who serve, and people’s patriotism on this Veterans Day. Better Business Bureau serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky warns of these common Veterans scams:

    ·        Posing as the Veterans Administration and contacting vets to say they need to update their credit card, bank or other financial records with the VA;

  • Another good year to be GOP member

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- If you an election official in Bullitt County last Tuesday, it was probably a pretty amazingly uneventful day.

  • Ondreka's skills from military assists his leadership of local Amazon team

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Al Ondreka spent 10 years serving his country in the U.S. Navy.

  • Things are really popping at new Champions Gourmet Popcorn

    HILLVIEW - A local couple hopes to tag-team their way to success in a "Mom-and-POP" sort of way.

    Former Ohio Valley Wrestling champion Eric "Bam Bam Dezarn and his fiance, Cindy "Sissy" Jackson, are the co-owners of Champions Gourmet Popcorn. 

    The couple were first inspired to try the business after a Florida vacation last year to celebrate their engagement.

  • Shepherdsville gets no feedback on big annexation

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - When the beautification project at Interstate 65 and the Highway 245 corridor is completed, it may include a "Welcome to Shepherdsville" sign.

    The Shepherdsville CIty Council unanimously approved annexation of the I-65 corridor area, located along the interstate between 245 and Highway 480.

    The annexation includes about 178 acres or mostly unincorporated land. The I-65 Welcome Center along the southbound lanes is included.

  • BC overcomes sluggish start, beats J-town

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Win and advance!

         That is the mantra of any team taking part in a single elimination bracket. There is no balloting and no points for style.

         Just win.

         That is what the Bullitt Central Cougars did on Friday, overcoming a poor first half and then playing just well enough over the final 24 minutes to beat visiting Jeffersontown 28-7 in the first-round of the Class 5-A play-offs.

  • Grayson brings North Bullitt's season to an end

     LEITCHFIELD – Teams looking to pull the big upset can’t make mistakes, especially early mistakes.

         Just ask the North Bullitt Eagles.

         After struggling through the regular season with just one win, the Eagles felt like they had the opportunity at redemption with the start of the Class 5-A play-offs and a trip to Grayson County on Friday.

  • I-65 South Exit 121 ramp closed Nov. 14-17

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the exit ramp from southbound Interstate 65 to KY 1526 (Exit 121) at Brooks will be closed this weekend for concrete pavement repairs.

    This ramp is scheduled for closure from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, November 14 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, November 17.