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Today's News

  • BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU HOT TOPICS: September 2010

    BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU HOT TOPICS - SEPTEMBER 2010

    1. The Grandparent Scam preys on the emotions of seniors who believe a grandchild is in trouble. A local grandparent lost $12,000 when scam artists contacted her, posing as her grandchild in distress seeking money for a supposed arrest in Haiti. If faced with such a call, indicating an emergency situation, BBB advises seniors to verify the identity of the individual, check-out the story with other family members, and be wary of any requests to wire money.

  • All signs point to Bullitt Co. teams in same 5-A class

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - On Friday, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association released the enrollment figures that will be used for a major realignment of football for the 2011-2014 seasons.

  • Mount Washington man survives grueling test

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Ironman triathlon is one of the most grueling tests of physical strength and stamina known to man, requiring competitors to swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles and run 26.2 miles, back to back to back.

        When Phil Stevens witnessed the first Ford Ironman Louisville race in 2007 he was inspired.

        “It was so exciting,” he said. “In the back of my mind I thought, ‘I want to do that someday.”

  • Police clear first person; looking for another man

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Law enforcement officials are still looking for a man who allegedly committed a sexual act in public.

    However, Shepherdsville police officers are not looking for the man named by a resident of the Hickory Acres subdivision at the Sept. 13 city council meeting.

    Shepherdsville police chief Doug Puckett said the investigation is continuing into Crystal Lyons’ complaint.

  • Active teens less likely to become drinkers

    HEBRON ESTATES - When it comes to teenage drinking issues, sometimes the experts are the teens themselves.

    A panel of students from both North Bullitt and Bullitt Central high schools gathered to host a town hall forum last spring at the North Bullitt library.

    The North Bullitt panel included representatives from the school’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) organization, including Shelby Adkins, Katie Brannon, Kayla Horton, Amber Palmertree and Natalie Shaner.

  • Chargers win The War on the field, not on paper

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The War is in the history books for another year and just what did we learn from Bullitt East’s 36-25 victory?

    First and foremost we learned what we have been told since we old enough to point to a television set while the game was in progress and what coaches have preached, but probably didn’t always believe themselves - that in big rivalry games like The War, you can throw out the records and what all the fans think will happen. In these battles emotion plays an extra big role.

  • Second Sunday offers local physical activities

    Bullitt County residents can once again take part in the statewide event offering physical activities for people of all ages scheduled for Sunday, October 10. On that day, from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m., three locations will offer the communities and the county a safe and enjoyable location to share in walking, running, bicycling, walking your pet, line dancing, skating or other forms of exercise.  Opportunities to become involved in classes, programs, and competitions and visit information booths will be offered throughout the day.

  • Suit filed after death of jail inmate

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A lawsuit seeking undisclosed damages has been filed in Bullitt Circuit Court against the jailer, several employees and the agency that provides health care in the jail.

    The lawsuit, filed by Debra Belcher on Sept. 15, revolves around the death of Melissa Czaja.

    Belcher’s daughter was an inmate at the Bullitt County Detention Center from July 26 through Aug. 3. She was picked up for a warrant on an overdue $34 fine.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Oct. 4

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of October 4:

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    Bullitt County:

    KY 1442 (Ridge Road): Lane closures and delays possible the entire length of the roadway for resurfacing.

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    Jefferson County:

  • Brooks stream walk Saturday in north Bullitt County area

        Brooks Run is described by the Kentucky Division of Water as a stream with impaired uses due to low water quality.  Each of the five (5) northern Bullitt County Phase II cities is located at least partially within the Brooks Run Watershed.      The main channel passes through Fox Chase and Pioneer Village and primary tributaries flow from or through Hillview, Hunters Hollow and Hebron Estates.