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Today's News

  • NB rallies past BC in net play

     HEBRON ESTATES – Consider it more a preview than a showdown.

    Yes, North Bullitt and Bullitt Central clashed for the second time this regular season on Monday in the Lady Eagles’ nest and the green and gold came away with a 25-21, 22-25, 25-17, 25-23 victory, but of the three meetings that the two teams will in all probability have this fall, this was the least important.

  • Fall burn laws go into effect this week

     FRANKFORT - The Kentucky Division of Forestry (KDF) is again preparing for an active wildfire season. Each year, there are nearly 1,500 wildfires in the state of Kentucky, based on a 10-year average.

    Last fall, the division responded to 520 fires that burned 52,216 acres with a timber value loss of $20,642,663. The majority of the fires occurred in November.

  • Andriot, Bickett selected to serve on state education panels

     A pair of educators have been picked to share their knowledge on state standards.

    Freedom Elementary School fourth grade reading teacher Ashley Andriot will serve on the K-5 English Language Arts Standards Advisory Panel for KDE.

    North Bullitt High School advanced math teacher Christine Bickett is serving on the mathematics panel.

    Andriot said she is “very excited about this opportunity!”

  • Convicted felon guilty of threat to task force member, multiple firearm violations
  • Atlanta tax consultant sentenced in Kentucky for fraud, laundering

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. –  An Atlanta, Georgia tax consultant was sentenced in United States District Court this week, by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., to 27 months in prison for committing mail fraud and money laundering associated with a scheme to defraud the Kentucky Department of Revenue and his client Signature Healthcare, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. There is no parole in the federal system.

  • Local police seek suspect in Indiana thefts

     The Shepherdsville Police are working with the Carmel Police Department in Indiana in the search for a suspect wanted for theft.

    Carmel Police are seeking a suspect wanted for multiple thefts in their area, located just north of Indianapolis.

    The suspect’s vehicle, a dark blue or black Hyundai sedan, has a Kentucky license plate number of 263-WJE, which was reported stolen in the Shepherdsville area. Police believe the suspect has ties to the area.

    Police also reported that the suspect speaks with a southern accent.

  • OH...what a day

     It was a glorious weekend for the Lebanon Junction Wall Street Park festival.

    From the entertainment to the booths to the annual parade, large crowds came out to celebrate last Friday and Saturday.

    The festival is now located in the Wall Street Park, which is growing each year.

    The perfect weather helped draw out one of the largest crowds in history.

    See more photos here.

  • Library buys land for new main facility

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — With a new branch recently opened in Mount Washington and another branch set for construction in Nichols, the Bullitt County Public Library Board of Trustees are looking toward the future for its main facility.

    Poor location and lack of space are two reasons that has led to the purchase of five acres of land on Conestoga Parkway for a new Shepherdsville location of the Bullitt County Public Libraries.

  • Process begins for new school leader

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The official search for Bullitt County’s new school superintendent is officially underway.

    The Bullitt County School Board hired the Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA) to assist with the process to fill the vacancy being left by Keith Davis, who announced he will not seek a contract extension when the current pact ends  June 30, 2018.

  • Sanitation district now seeing gains thanks to growth, rate increases

      HILLVIEW -- With the state mandating a plan for the future, the Bullitt County Sanitation District is moving forward.

    The sanitation district has purchased two tracts of property from Countryside Enterprises. The total of three acres is located next to the existing sewer treatment plant on John Harper Highway.

    The plan is to replace the existing treatment plant with a larger regional facility to help reduce current problems with the system. Existing plants are an average of 50 years old.