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Today's News

  • MARATHON...Track repairs will take time

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Track and field competitors in Bullitt County will eventually be performing on rubberized surfaces.

  • Mediation may be attempted in Dishon cases

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A third party may be asked to see if there is a way to settle a case involving a man accused of murder, as well as several sex-related offenses.

  • Trojans rampage past North in rivalry contest

    OKOLONA -- Putting 37 points on the scoreboard and having 400 total yards for the night, North Bullitt head coach Brett Newton should have been pleased.

  • State Trooper injured in accident

     LEBANON JUNCTION - The dangers associated with work zone accidents were no more evident than at around 4 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.

    As Kentucky State Trooper Sam Shacklette was attempting to approach a vehicle on Interstate 65 just north of Lebanon Junction, he was struck by a vehicle.

    Shacklette was taken to University of Louisville Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to Jeff Gregory, spokesman  for KSP Post 4 in Elizabethtown.

    According to Gregory, Shacklette was making a traffic stop at 3:48 p.m. on Saturday.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: SEPTEMBER 2014

     The Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events for September 2014. For more information contact your school or call 869-8000, or visit the BCPS website.

     

    HOLIDAYS

    1

    LABOR DAY – NO SCHOOL – BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

     

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE for ALS

     CEDAR GROVE - At the conclusion of Saturday’s Schmid Funeral Home Bluegrass Invitational Golf Tournament at Heritage Hill Golf Course, the Bullitt East Lady Charger team, as well as the team from Presentation Academy, took the Ice Bucket Challenge to Support ALS. 

    With a little help from the team from Notre Dame Academy, there was plenty of ice water to go around which wasn’t too bad on a hot and humid day. The Lady Charger team sent out a challenge to the Bullitt East boys’ golf team to support ALS research.

  • Bullitt County 4-H Fair

     The following youngsters were honored at the Bullitt County 4-H Fair:

    *Jamisen McCrary -- red ribbon in junior leather arts and crafts class; and a red ribbon for wood science made from kit

    *Lilly Mooney -- red ribbon in junior scrapbooking; red ribbon in junior paper crafts; red ribbon in junior color drawing; white ribbon in junior black and white drawing; white ribbon in needlework items with small amount of embroidery; white ribbon in horticulture black and white photograph; and blue ribbon in let’s learn to sew/Unit 1/non-clothing option

  • Multiple departments respond to business blaze

     LEBANON JUNCTION - A metals building was destroyed by a fire near Lebanon Junction Thursday afternoon.

    Lebanon Junction and Shepherdsville FIre units responded to a working structure fire at Blugrass Trailer Sales, Inc., at the intersection of S. Preston Hwy. and Hwy. 733 shortly before 4 p.m.

    Lebanon Junction assistant chief Kendall Coleman said the building on the Bluegrass site was used for welding.

  • Traffic nightmare moves north as Interstate 65 work continues

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - If you are traveling anywhere in Bullitt County over the next few months, plan ahead and don’t get in a hurry.

    The $20.7 million project to replace concrete sections of Interstate 65 is continuing to progress northward.

    This week, Interstate 65 between Shepherdsville and Preston Highway saw a major traffic pattern change.

    Andrea Clifford, spokesperson for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, said northbound I-65 will be reduced to the right two lanes from Highway 44 to just past the Highway 61 overpass.

  • Safety advised as highways will be busy for holiday

      AAA projects 34.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2008 and a 1.3 percent increase over 2013.

    Nearly 86 percent of travelers (29.7 million), including nearly 1.75 million in Kentucky and other East South Central states, will celebrate the holiday with a final road trip before summer comes to a close and children head back to school. The Labor Day holiday travel period is defined as Thursday, August 28 to Monday, September 1.