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Today's News

  • Bullitt County athletes were making college contributions

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Over the past several weeks, a number of former Bullitt County athletes have been in the news with their present college basketball teams.
        Obviously, first and foremost was former Bullitt East standout Derek Willis who recently was a member of the University of Kentucky team that reached the NCAA Division I Final Four. Willis played sparingly in the first three games of the NCAA tournament and then did not play in the Wildcats' last two games, a win over Notre Dame and then the loss to Wisconsin.

  • Parsons ready to be front and 'center' for Bulldogs

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Bullitt East football player Justin Parsons put all of his eggs in one basket when it came to getting a college opportunity and it paid off recently when the senior signed to continue playing football at the next level for Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky.
        While Parsons would have gone to a larger school and just been a student, he decided that if he was going to continue playing football it would be at Union. That was the only school that he sent a tape too and the only school he visited to talk football.

  • Tax rates to remain same for Fox Chase residents

    FOX CHASE - The tax rates for the city of Fox Chase have been approved.

                The city council unanimously approved rates for real and personal property, as well as for public services. The rates remained the same as the previous year.

                Real property tax rates were set at 13.88 cents per $100 of property. Personal property and public service tax rates were set at 17.45 cents.

  • Maryville students wax poetic over historical figures

     PIONEER VILLAGE - The 5th graders at Maryville Elementary wax poetic as historical figures in their annual wax museum.

    Teachers Ashley Gallusser and Kimberly Tabler help present the museum as a school project.

    According to Tabler, students selected and researched an historical character who made an important impact on American history.

    Students created costumes and props for their presentation. They prepared a monologue that they read to the museum guests, which included parents and other students.

  • Crash at Highway 44 and old Bardstown Road slows traffic

    Update Tuesday, April 14 at 10:11 a.m.

    Detective Dan Kelty has confirmed the driver was arrested for DUI and taken into custody. A woman was taken to Baptist East Hospital.

    The two vehicles were traveling west on Highway 44 towards Shepherdsville. The woman paused to make a righthand turn onto old Bardstown Road and was rear-ended by the man.

    "He wasn't paying attention," Kelty said.

  • Shepherdsville mayor under investigation on sex allegations

      A press release from the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office at 4:51 p.m. Monday, April 13:

    The Criminal Investigation Division was contacted in December about allegations involving the Mayor of Shepherdsville Scott Ellis.

  • Which tax comes first? City investigates

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Gary Board brought receipts with him and wanted explanations.

                The receipts were from three different restaurants located within the Shepherdsville city limits, each appearing to charge a different sales tax rate.

                Board addressed the Shepherdsville City Council wondering which was the correct rate and why was there a difference.

  • Shepherdsville working on plan to map zoning areas

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville City Council wants to avoid future situations in which residents may feel they are in the Twilight Zone.

                The city is in need of an updated Shepherdsville zoning map, and the first steps have been taken toward the upgrades.

                City attorney Joe Wantland said the Bullitt County Attorney's Office required each legislative body within the county to maintain its own zoning maps.

  • Young area golfers start season strong

    LOUISVILLE -- The weather has not exactly been conducive to golf, but a handful of young local athletes tried to get a jump on the season recently when they competed in the Musselman-Dunn Golf Tour/KIA Match Play Championships at Seneca Golf Course.
        Many of the same players will compete on that tour throughout the spring and summer before wrapping up play and concentrating on the high school season which will start in the middle of July.

  • Rogers opts for football then selects the Bulldogs

    MOUNT WASHINGTON-- For most high school football players, the first step in the recruiting process is deciding on the level of play that best fits your ability.
        For Bullitt East senior Brandon Rogers there turned out to be a step that he had to make before he started shuffling through all the recruiting pitches. First, Rogers had to decide if he wanted to play football at the next level.