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Today's News

  • Door-to-Door Sales Rise During Summer: BBB Warns Consumers to Beware of Scams

        As summer begins and temperatures rise, often so do the tempers of angry consumers who fall victim to summer door-to-door salesmen.  While many door-to-door salesmen are honest, every summer the Better Business Bureau receives troubling complaints from consumers who made purchases on their doorstep and were dissatisfied with the quality of product received, if they receive anything at all.

     

  • Michael England wins 10th Annual Bluegrass Rumble at Bluegrass Speedway

    BARDSTOWN, KY - The American Modified Series presented by Force Fuel and Engine Conditioner would invade Bluegrass Speedway on Saturday evening and second-generation racer Michael England would drive to the win in the 10th Annual Bluegrass Rumble, with the victory worth $3,000. Other feature event winners for the night included Steve Francis of Ashland, KY in 44 Auto Mart Super Late Models and Scott Beeler of Louisville, KY in UMP Street Stocks.

  • Three arrested, one sought in armed robbery

    HILLVIEW - Three people have been arrested and tanother is being sought in a burglary that nearly turned into a fatal attack in northern Bullitt County.

    Bullitt County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the Preston Mobile Home Park off Wilma Avenue on Thursday evening after four people broke into an occupied home.

    And one of the three people arrested had been sought as one of Louisville Metro Police’s most wanted.

  • Man makes special proposal to his very special woman

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - When Brandon Congleton first met Olivia Delaney, it was love at first sight.

    “I fell for her the moment I laid eyes on her,” Congleton said. “We had absolutely everything in common.”

    Their relationship began as a friendship when they met through a social networking site last autumn, but as the weeks rolled by, their feelings for one another blossomed into something much deeper.

  • Low salary of director to be considered later

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The level of pay for the director of the Bullitt County Drug Task Force could be a factor in the number of people who apply for the full-time position.

    But members of the Bullitt County Drug Task Force board of directors don’t believe that issue can be accomplished in time to hire a new leader.

    With the recent resignation of Blaine French, Larry Ethington has been the interim director. However, Ethington has informed the members that he would not be interested in the full-time appointment.

  • Bright takes LaRue Middle post

        CLERMONT - While one middle school has filled its position for principal, another is in the job hunt.

        Earlier this summer, Bernheim Middle principal Bob Bright resigned to take a similar position at LaRue County Middle.

        “When you look at Bernheim Middle School under Bob Bright’s leadership for the past three years, it is nothing short of amazing,” said LaRue superintendent Sam Sanders. “The school has positively transformed in every aspect.”

  • Ban on texting while driving takes effect Thursday

    FRANKFORT ee" Governor Steve Beshear’s ongoing effort to make Kentucky roads safer takes a big step on Thursday, July 15, when a new law takes effect to ban texting for all drivers and cell phone use for drivers under 18.

    Kentucky recorded more than 57,000 crashes last year - and more than 200 fatalities - attributed to driver distraction and inattention.

  • Senior students from Illinois aid in repair home

    LEBANON JUNCTION - After years of neglect the wheelchair ramp attached to Pat Steiner’s home on Railroad Avenue was in desperate need of repair, but neither Steiner, nor her son Michael were able to fix it, so they reached out for a hand.

    As the old saying goes, ask and you shall receive.

  • Three schools eligible for transfers

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The academic year has yet to begin and parents and students at three Bullitt County middle schools will soon have to make a decision about their educational future.

        Students at Bullitt Lick, Zoneton and Hebron Middle schools are eligible for transfers due to those schools failing to meet the federal No Child Left Behind act.

        The NCLB figures for the past school year have not yet been released.

  • BC cheerleaders part of pajama program

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central cheerleaders are accustomed to rooting for their home team.

    But, the squad recently put out the word about a special project.

    The squad organized a pajama collection drive for the Pajama Program of Kentucky, a non-profit group that hosts similar drives with churches, businesses and other charitable organizations.

    Bullitt County resident Lori Pile represents the Pajama Program in Bullitt and Jefferson County. She said the state chapter was one of 72 throughout the country.