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Today's News

  • 25 Bullitt County students named as Green scholars

     FRANKFORT - Twenty-five students from Bullitt County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) for outstanding academic performance in high school.

  • East's Pruitt hits the mark, now heads to state tourney

    FAIRDALE – Firing the best 18-hole score of her career, Bullitt East senior Olivia Pruitt qualified for this week’s Girls’ Kentucky State Golf Tournament at the Bowling Green Country Club.

    Playing in the Third Region Tournament at the South Park Country Club, on Tuesday, Pruitt finished with an 88, good enough for seventh in the field of over 60 players.

    “I was looking for an 88,” Pruitt said after getting her medal for a top-eight finish. “At the beginning, I was thinking about getting to state.”

  • War veterans suffer high rate of suicide deaths

     Troy Yocum doesn’t remember much about his grandfather, Sgt. Joseph Leake.

    Leake served in the Army Air Guard for four years during World War II before returning to civilian life at home.

    When Yocum was only two years old, Leake died by suicide in 1981 after dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder for over 30 years.

    “He struggled with PTSD before it was a defined condition,” Yocum said.

  • Police search for bank robbery suspect

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Police are searching for a suspect from an armed robbery that took place at Stock Yards Bank and Trust Monday morning.

  • Carnell's kick return changes The Game to BC

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Almost ten minutes into the 38th renewal of The Game, the Bullitt Central Cougars were down 14-0 and didn’t appear to be going anywhere fast.

    That all changed in about ten seconds.

    That is about as long as it took for Bullitt Central junior sensation Trevor Carnell to return a kick-off 85 yards for a touchdown.

  • Offense to defense; What a difference a year makes in game

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – I could have predicted a lot of stuff about Friday’s renewal of The Game.

    One thing I wouldn’t have predicted was 81 points being scored. Not after last season when the two teams pretty much stood in the middle of the field and slugged it out before Bullitt Central won 7-6 at North Bullitt.

  • Fatal accident on 44E involving utility truck

     SHEPHERDSVILLLE - Police are investigating a collision involving a utility truck resulted in a fatal accident on Highway 44 East Monday morning.

  • Affordable health signups keep lines busy in Kentucky

     FRANKFORT, Ky.(Oct. 4, 2013) More than 16,000 individuals and families in Kentucky are on their way to choosing an affordable health insurance plan. That's how many people have started applications on Kynect, the state's online health benefit exchange, since it launched on Tuesday.

  • Shofner pens her latest book

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Linda Lear Shofner hopes that years shared with Bullitt County families will help draw interest to her new book.

    "Shared Years" is the title of Shofner's newly-published book by AuthorHouse in Northern Kentucky. It is her first published book, and it only took her 40 years to complete it.

    The reason for the length of process was primarily due to Shofner's educational career, 30 years primarily at Cedar Grove Elementary, minus two weeks at Overdale Elementary.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Oct. 7, 2013

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, andmaintenance crews may
    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  
    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and
    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.
    Jefferson County:
    Southbound Interstate 65: The exit ramp to St. Catherine Street (Exit 135) will beclosed for continued bridge pier