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Today's News

  • Threaten judge...go to prison

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man charged with threatening to kill a circuit judge in Bullitt County could serve three years in prison.

        A Bullitt County jury found Douglas Matthew Patterson guilty of retaliating against a participant in a legal process.

        The four-man, eight-woman jury panel deliberated for about two hours before finding Patterson guilty of the Nov. 10, 2009, threat against Bullitt Circuit Judge Elise Givhan Spainhour.

        A three-year sentence was imposed.

  • MW, state settle issue over sewer treatment

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - As Mount Washington’s population has steadily grown over the past decade, so has the amount of wastewater processed through the city’s treatment plant and that has caused some problems.

        For some time the treatment plant has been operating at maximum capacity and as a result, the effluent or treated wastewater discharged by the plant has on occasion contained higher levels of ammonia than allowed by Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet standards.

  • Big first half hole sinks Cougars '10 post-season hopes

        LAWRENCEBURG - Bullitt Central’s 2010 post-season football success story proved to be short and sweet as the end came on Friday with a 42-7 loss to Anderson County in the second-round of the Class 5-A play-offs.

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  • Warriors too physical for Eagles

        LOUISVILLE - For the past two months, the North Bullitt Eagles have lined up and blown people off the line of scrimmage.

        On Friday night, the Eagles got a little dose of their own medicine.

        As a result, the Western Warriors will be advancing to a Friday night encounter against Collins High School in the Class 4A football playoffs.

        The visiting Eagles ended their season Friday with a 29-8 setback to the Warriors.

  • Never too soon to get ready for flu

        It’s hard to believe, but flu season is upon us.

        Seasonal Influenza, also known as the flu, is a contagious respiratory illness. This means that it can affect your nose, throat, bronchial tubes, and lungs.

        It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent or lessen the severity of the flu is to be vaccinated every fall.            

  • NB cadets use skills to perform heroic actions

        HEBRON ESTATES - For years the North Bullitt Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program has focused on positive qualities such as leadership, logical thinking and good citizenship.

        Two members have epitomized such qualities through heroic actions, earning special merit among their peers and throughout the community.

        Kody Bishop and Josh Hodge received a Cadet Commendation Medal in front of their JROTC classroom and were honored with certificates during a Bullitt County Public Schools board meeting.

  • Redemption! Cougars rally past Dragons

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central Cougars bathed themselves in sweet redemption Friday with a pair of second half touchdowns that lifted the maroon and gray to a 28-21 victory over visiting South Oldham in the first round of the Class 5-A play-offs.

    The victory was just the second post-season win for the program in 40 years of play as well as the first home play-off victory ever.

  • Shepherdsville switches into 12-hour shifts

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – Years ago, the city of Hillview went to 12-hour shifts for its police officers.

        At the time, no other department in the county had gone to such a scheduling rotation. However, it was something Glenn Caple, the current Hillview police chief, had read and heard about from places all over the country.

        The practice has begun to spread over the past few years throughout the county.

  • BC gets second chance to upend Anderson County

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central Cougars will get another shot at redemption on Friday when the maroon and gray travels to Lawrenceburg for a rematch with Anderson County in the second round of the Class 5-A play-offs.

        It was just a month ago that the two teams met on the same field. Bullitt Central played one of its worst halves of the season in falling behind 21-7, but then rallied to force overtime at 21-21. Only a missed extra point in the extra period gave Anderson County the 28-27 victory.