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Today's News

  • Election is over but what have we learned from it?

     The post-election column written before the election was actually over...

  • Fiscal Court to meet Wednesday to vote on rezoning, sanitation fees

     CEDAR GROVE - Residents again argued that rezoning a former firehouse to commercial is not in the best interest of the community.

  • Family escapes from MW house blaze

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Thirty-four-year-old Jennifer Eddington was sound asleep when she heard someone frantically banging on her front door just after 7 a.m.. 

  • Diabetes Education event set for Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - There are 6,314 Bullitt Countians directly affected by diabetes. Jessica Craddock, community organizer for the Bullitt County Diabetes Coalition, knows there is a prominent need for community education.

  • Both East squads advance to state finals

     EMINENCE - It was a banner day for Bullitt East’s cross-country program on Saturday at the Class AA, Region 3 meet as both the boys’ and the girls’ teams qualified for the Kentucky State Championships.

  • BC’s Shifflett, Redding head to state

     LOUISVILLE - Competing in cold, rainy weather is never easy in any sport, but it can be downright difficult in a major cross-country race.

  • Coleman over Allen in school board race

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A former educator will now have a seat on the Bullitt County Public School Board.

    Darrell Coleman has defeated incumbent Sammy Allen for the District Five seat.

    In his campaign, Coleman said that he felt the teachers' perspective was needed on the school board.

    He retired after 18 years at Riverview High School. He felt there was a real displeasure from teachers and staff about the direction the district was taking under superintendent Keith Davis and the school board.

  • Changes abundant in city council races

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - There will be some changes in the local governmental climate in Bullitt County as several new faces will take office in January.

    In the city of Shepherdsville, Democrat Faith Portman (1,877 votes) will be the lone party member to survive.

    The incumbent will be joined by current officeholder Bernie Brown (2,062), who is a Republican.

    They will be joined by Republicans Dana Bischoff James (1,975), Gloria Taft (1,890), Clinton Kline (1,881) and Jose Cubero (1,834). For each, this will be their first elected office.

  • Keith wins clerk position; Hunt takes magistrate

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The past year has been a busy one for Paulita Keith.

    Once she decided to run for the office of Bullitt Circuit Clerk, the past 11 months have been planned to perfection.

    On Tuesday night, there was finally a moment to relax as the certified public accountant, whose mother served as property valuation administrator, defeated incumbent Layne Abell.

    Keith collected 17,475 votes while Abell had 13,460, about a 4,000-vote advantage.

    "I'm very excited," said Keith. "The people did this."

  • Webber rides GOP wave over Belcher

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In what has been the most costly race for state representative, incumbent Linda Belcher could not overcome an aggressive attack linking her with President Barack Obama and with votes she made in Frankfort.

    After several unsuccessful campaigns for office, Republican Russell Webber was able to celebrate with family, friends and supporters Tuesday night.

    "It's exciting," said Webber. "It's a great night."