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Today's News

  • Sessions nears end; budget work now

     FRANKFORT – This past week was the final full week of the 2014 Regular Session, leaving only a few days remaining until this year’s 60-day session comes to a close.

    Most activity this past week in the Capitol centered around talks between House and Senate leadership to hopefully reach a compromise on a new two-year budget for the Commonwealth, and a road plan of projects in Kentucky for the next six years.

  • Computer change to close office at noon on April 30

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County is scheduled to go live with the court system’s new Accounts Receivable program on May 1, 2014. There are currently 22 Kentucky counties using the AR program, according to Bullitt Circuit Clerk Paulita Keith.

    What is AR?

  • BBB Warns: Fake Malaysian Airline News Used as Scam Click Bait

     The world is glued to the news about the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. Now, scammers are taking advantage of curiosity over the missing flight. BBB is warning, don't fall for click bait teasers promoting exclusive footage of found passengers.

    How the Scam Works:   

    You are on Facebook, and a post catches your attention. "Video of Malaysia MH370 Plane Found in Bermuda Triangle. Passengers alive," it teases. Another popular version promises: "[NEWS FLASH] Missing Plane Has Been Found!"  

  • ‘Tis the season to spread some joy around to all

     It is anything but the giving holiday season throughout the commonwealth.

    And Bullitt County is part of it.

    It is election time as one will observe as one drives throughout the community.

    Election signs and election ads are popping up.

    Various jurisdictions have various laws about when signs can be posted.

    The county and the city of Shepherdsville have no restrictions on when signs are erected.

    Other cities generally have a 30-day window from the election day to post signs.

  • East heads to Florida after beating BC 8-0

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It was get away day for Bullitt East on Thursday and the Chargers made the most it, beating arch-rival Bullitt Central 8-0.

    A day later head coach Jeff Bowles and his team headed to Florida for their annual pilgrimage to the Wide World of Sports complex at Walt Disney World, the spring training home of the Atlanta Braves.

    Before leaving, Bowles got four of his pitchers work against Bullitt Central. The coach was forced into that as the team played just one other game during the week.

  • Apartment developers to expand road; to aid congestion

      HILLVIEW - Over a year ago, developers cleared the first hurdle to build nearly 200 apartment units in northern Bullitt County.

    But it has taken over 15 months to gain final approval.

    The Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission approved a subdivision plan for Brooks Crossing.

    The delay has been getting approval on road improvement plans which were part of the rezoning request.

    The complex would be located on Blue Lick Road just north of the John Harper Highway.

  • Video on dangers of alcohol garners trio top recognition

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Spring Break can’t get here fast enough for students and teachers. But there are at least three students whose break that’s already begun on a high note.

    Mount Washington Middle students Jaydon Sanders, Cambren Joiner and Davis Kromenacker recently won second runner-up in cinematography for a video they entered in the 2014 REEL ACTION contest. 

    The video, titled “Party Gone Wrong” depicts the consquences of underage drinking. To view the video visit www.reelactionky.com/viewing.

  • Best of Coyle: Politics

     As outdoor temperatures heat up, so do the primary election races. This week's Best of Coyle from 2010 features a tongue-in-cheek view of the candidates.

  • Central gets the best of North in limited tennis action

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Local tennis teams continued to take their show on the road as only one of the three high schools has courts to use.

  • Daugherty part of national Congress for future leaders in medical field

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - One of Bullitt County's potential future medical leaders experienced an opportunity to pursue her career path in the nation's capitol.

    Morgan Daugherty, a Bullitt Central junior involved in the Bullitt Advanced Math and Science (BAMS) program, attended the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C.

    Daugherty said she received an invitation in the mail after someone anonymously recommended her for the event.