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Today's News

  • Dolphins use big plays, tough defense for LB title

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - After coaching his third team to a Little Bullitts title in the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League, Jeremy Jenkins is finished at that level.

    His third title came Saturday as his Pleasant Grove Dolphins defeated the top-seeded Maryville Patriots 12-0.

    While the margin might seem comfortable, Jenkins was never comfortable in a league where defense has ruled.

    On its second possession, Jenkins said the coaches saw something open up the middle.

  • Plan coming together: Final piece of land-use discussion set for Thursday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The portion of the comprehensive land-use plan that most people are interested in is coming to a close.

    Kriss Lowry, a consultant retained to rewrite the plan for Bullitt Fiscal Court and the planning commission will unveil the plan for the two largest areas - Shepherdsville and Mount Washington.

    The rescheduled meeting is now set for 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, in the fiscal courtroom.

    The public is encouraged to attend.

  • Oleen’s gives owner clean start in newest business

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - When Ellen Keller lost her job at Jefferson Mall, she thought it was the end of her career. Her previous employer gave her severance pay, which allowed her start her own business.

    Last April, she opened up a consignment shop on 858 Hwy 44 West in Shepherdsville. 

    Keller said she named the place after her mother.

    “I wanted to share the memory of my mother,” she said. “She passed away when I was 20. I wanted to do something to honor her.”

  • THANKS, FFA: Convention grows Bullitt economy

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s been almost six years since it left the area.

    And there is no doubt that the National FFA Convention held last week in Louisville had a huge impact on Bullitt County.

    Troy Beam, executive director of the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission, said he’s glad to see the convention back close to the county.

    “It’s a huge boom (of business),” he said.

  • Dishon facing new charges

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the third time in the past six months, Stanley Dishon is facing criminal charges in Bullitt County.

    Dishon, who most recently was indicted for the kidnapping and murder in 1999 of his niece, Jessica Dishon, is facing new charges.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury recently indicted Dishon for charges of sodomy and incest.

    According to the indictment, Dishon allegedly had deviate sexual intercourse by forcible compulsion between 1982 and 1987.

  • SAP: County part of plan to help inmates recover from substance abuse

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Recovery is a life-long process. And it’s a lesson inmates enrolled in Bullitt County’s first substance abuse program have been learning since April at the Bullitt County Detention Center.

    Melissa Gordon, program director, said they were fortunate to secure this program.

    “A majority of convicted felons have drug or alcohol addition,” she said.

    Inmates can apply for this six month-long program in which they learn about parenting, how to live a health life, and good work ethic and social skills.

  • Champs - Lady Chargers win Regional CC crown

     LOUISVILLE – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers introduced themselves to Class AAA with a bang on Saturday, winning the Region 3 title with a powerful performance against some of the top teams in the area.

    Led by sophomore Sierra Poppell, who finished second, the Lady Chargers had four of the top nine runners to finish with 35 points. Defending champion Manual was second 49 points while Male was third with 91 points with Butler was fourth with 93 points.

  • ‘Oh so close’ is just ‘oh-no’ for Bullitt East boys

     LOUISVILLE – There was more than a little disappointment after the boys’ race in the Class AAA, Region 3 Cross-Country Championships for the Bullitt East Chargers.

    Amazingly, the Bullitt East boys’ team didn’t come up a point short of qualifying for this week’s Kentucky State Cross-Country Championships. The Chargers came up zero points short.

  • Veterans should be remembered for dedication

     FRANKFORT - In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot. - Mark Twain

    Every day we have choices.

    Where to eat, where to shop, what to watch on television, where we go for our family vacation, and where we worship.

    I sometimes wonder if we take the time to think about those simple freedoms, and why we have them.

  • Chief Justice to decide if judge presides

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Trying to find out why a sentenced felon was released from custody may not be known for some time.