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Today's News

  • Dolphins offer first step to swimming success

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Lower overall numbers for the 2010 season proved to be both good news and bad news for the Bullitt County Dolphins Swim Team.

        On one hand, having only 57 team members for this season made scoring points in the team's meets against other small swim programs difficult. On the other hand, second-year head coach Savannah Caudill, who did not have an assistant coach, could spend more individual time with each of the swimmers on the squad.

  • Youth football ready to tackle extreme heat

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League beat the heat last weekend as it kicked off the 2010 season, but league president Joe Downs knows that won’t always be the case.

        With that in mind, the largest independent sports league in the county has developed an alternate schedule in case of extreme heat this season.

  • Police investigating lady's death after jail stay

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - An investigation has been requested after a woman who served seven days in the Bullitt County Jail passed away Tuesday morning.

        And her family is looking for answers.

        Melissa Jean Czaja, 34, was picked up on July 26 on a warrant from Jefferson County. By her release on Aug. 3, she was taken to Jewish Hospital Medical Center South and later transported to a Louisville hospital.

  • It's a Miracle: Shelby educator to lead Hebron

        HEBRON ESTATES - With on-going construction issues, the students, teachers and parents of Hebron Middle may feel that only a miracle could get the school building ready for classes in August.

        They have received that “miracle” in the form of a new principal: Steve Miracle has been selected for the position.

        Miracle was selected by the school council to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of John Barbagallo.

  • Football camps at BC and BE

    With the start of youth league football practices already under way, a number of area players added to their football time recently with trips to football camps at Bullitt Central and Bullitt East.

    Bullitt Central head coach Danny Leasor had 55 players for a week long camp in the mornings with no pads used.

    Bullitt East head coach Doug Preston opted to use the pads for his 35 players in the two-day camp he conducted.

  • Health issues still abound in state

        FRANKFORT – For thousands of children attending school, the biggest challenge of the day may not be tied to the classroom, but to their health.                   

  • BBB ALERT: Beware of amazon.com fraudulent e-mail

    BBB is warning online shoppers about a fraudulent e-mail that appears to be from Amazon.com. Scam artists are sending out the e-mails that state “thanks for your order.” The e-mail has an order number on it, a total price, and a link to click on to check out your order.

  • Rear end collision causes Bardstown Road to temporarily close

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Bardstown Road near Fairlane Drive was temporarily blocked off earlier this afternoon following a rear end collision in the north bound lane.

        Mount Washington police closed the north and south bound lanes for only a few minutes.

        The south bound lane was opened around 2:10 p.m. allowing traffic to flow and a wrecker service to respond to the scene.

        MWPD was on hand to direct traffic. 

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  • Boy Scout Troop 868 makes trip to Midwest states

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Boy Scout Troop 868 recently returned from a 16-day trip to Missouri and Arkansas that included 10 days of camping at Camp Sawmill on the H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation.  Bartle is one of the largest Boy Scout reservations in the United States and annually hosts more than 7,000 scout campers.