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Today's News

  • KYTC District 5 road crews ready for more snow

     LOUISVILLE – Here we snow again!  With more winter precipitation expected today Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 maintenance crews have been getting ready to battle the elements again.

    Yesterday afternoon and evening, brine was sprayed on the secondary and rural roadways.  This pretreatment should prevent initial precipitation from bonding with the pavement while plow trucks are treating the interstates and other priority roadways.

  • McAllister takes shot again at constable’s position

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Having served on the Shepherdsville and Nichols fire departments for about eight years, Eddie McAllister has seen the events which occur at the scene of a fire or an accident.

    He has had the opportunity to work with law enforcement officials.

    And, he believes he can help the community.

    McAllister has filed to run for the office of constable in the First District. He will run in the Democratic primary in May.

  • Branham ready to help community as new magistrate

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - For the past few years, David Branham has talked to his wife about his desire to do something more to help the community.

    The family band donates its time to play at a lot of community functions but he wanted to do more.

    Having an interest in government and how it works, Branham has thrown his hat into the ring.

    His goal is to be the next magistrate of the Second District. He will be among three hopeful vying for the Republican nomination in the spring primary.

  • Lady Cougars’ remarkable run beat Holy Cross

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Rallying from 18 points down in the final six minutes of the game, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars forced overtime and then beat visiting Holy Cross on Friday in a stunning turn of events for the maroon and gray.

    Bullitt Central was down 54-36 with under six minutes remaining in the game before going on a 20-2 run to tie the game at 56-56 at the end of regulation. The final points came on a three-pointer by sophomore Lexi Graham with just four seconds remaining on the clock.

  • Cougars play well until the end collapses

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – For 30 minutes on Friday, the Bullitt Central Cougars put forth a strong effort against visiting Holy Cross, a team that just a night earlier, had stunned ninth-ranked Pleasure Ridge Park by four points.

    Unfortunately, high school basketball games last 32 minutes. The maroon and gray struggled over the last two minutes, surrendering a 44-40 lead before falling 48-46. The Cougars did not get a shot over the final 60 seconds.

  • There are still good people who help others

     There is still goodwill in the world. I want to take this opportunity to thank my saviors the other night‚Äîthe Burkheads.

    On Monday night I went out to Kings Church Road to cover a fire. Long story short, I pulled over too far let the fire trucks pass and got my car stuck for several hours in the snow.

    There were a couple of people that passed me and asked if I was OK, but this man and his son were the only two that attempted to help me get my car out. 

  • Future appears to be bright in higher education

     In this month’s Lane Report, there is a special section titled, Research Kentucky 2014.  If you are interested in looking at it yourself, it can be found digitally at www.lanereport.com.   

    The section highlights several institutions of higher education and the work they are doing with important research initiatives.  

  • Knox seeks re-election as county jailer

      MOUNT WASHINGTON - It’s not a job for everyone but Martha Weaver Knox enjoys it.

    Since 1988, Knox has been part of the staff at the Bullitt County Detention Center. 

    For the past three-plus years, the Bullitt County native has served as jailer.

    That means that the operation of the jail, the condition of its inmates and the welfare of her staff is on her mind 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    “I enjoy the job,” said Knox, 53. “I enjoy helping people.”

  • Tinnell seeks return to county sheriff’s office

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - With 32 years in law enforcement, Donnie Tinnell enjoys the profession.

    And, he is attempting to return to the office of Bullitt County sheriff.

    This time, the battle between Tinnell and David Greenwell will be in the Republican primary in May.

    Saying that the philosophies of the national party had gone in a different path, Tinnell will now run under the Republican Party flag in a rematch of 2010, when Greenwell won the general election.

  • UPDATE: Wanted Mother, Missing Sons Located In Bowling Green

      UPDATE (02/18): BOWLING GREEN - On Monday, February 17, 2014 at approximately 6:00 P.M. CST Kentucky State Police Post 4 developed information that Rachel Lynn Madison-Stone (42) along with her missing son’s, Jacob Stone (8), and Morgan Stone (6), may be staying at a location in Bowling Green, Ky.

    At approximately 7:35 P.M. CST KSP Post 3 Troopers responded to the residence at 8454 Porter Pike and attempted to make contact with Mrs. Madison-Stone at that location.