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Today's News

  • Judicial center still making news

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While the Bullitt County Judicial Center has been opened for several years, the litigation surrounding its long-term construction process continues.
     Bullitt Fiscal Court agreed to allow a $575,000 settlement from the firm representing Architecture Plus and Construction Management.
     The state Administrative Office of the Courts was seeking damages on $1.1 million.
     County attorney Monica Robinson said the project development board actually sued the companies.

  • ROADWORK: Week of April 30

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of April 30:

    Bullitt County:

    Routine maintenance

    Jefferson County:

  • CSX rewards men who came forward with accident info

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Last June, a train derailment in northern Bullitt County caused several carrier cars to derail, damaging new Ford vehicles in transit on the CSX line.
     But, quickly, a pair of individuals came forward to help railroad and sheriff's investigators pin down the cause of the derailment.
     On Wednesday, CSX officials joined with members of the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department to honor and reward Dennis Wheat and Harold McLaughlin.

  • April is National Alcohol Awareness Month

     Now is the time when the weather is warming, prom and graduation parties are being planned, and Derby events are underway.  The potential of driving accidents will increase because all of the Bullitt County seniors students will have to travel to Louisville for proms and graduations, many Bullitt residents will travel for Derby, and the roads will be busy for Memorial Day and Fourth of July soon.

  • Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200 unofficial results

    ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards

    Fast Qualifier:

  • Cougar baseball struggles in district action, wins others

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – The first week of district play proved to be a problem for the Bullitt Central Cougars as the team dropped key games to both Bullitt East and Fairdale.

  • Lady Cougars bounce back from early week loss to BE

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars won three of four games last week, but it was the one that got away that left it feeling like a frustrating week for coach Buddy Gallemore’s squad.

  • Milliner region’s top artist; works on display

     CLERMONT - Mount Washington resident Sharon Milliner was selected as Artist of the Year by the Central Kentucky Arts Guild.

  • DUI Checkpoints begin this week

     Continuing for the next several months, the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department, in conjunction with the Mount Washington, Hillview, Shepherdsville, Pioneer Village and Lebanon Junction police departments, will be conducting DUI safety checkpoints at various locations throughout the county.

    Last year, Kentucky recorded over 4,700 alcohol-related crashes, resulting in 139 deaths and more than 2,400 injuries.

    For more information, contact the sheriff’s department at 543-2514.

  • Rear end collision on I-65 N. leaves E-town man hospitalized

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – A three-vehicle accident on Interstate 65 North left an Elizabethtown man hospitalized and traffic stalled for more than an hour Thursday afternoon.

    Dep. Tim Waters of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department said Kevin Snider was airlifted to University of Louisville Hospital with what appeared to be leg and head injuries.