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Today's News

  • January is radon month

        January is National Radon Month. The purpose of the month is to draw attention to radon as a serious public health issue and to motivate Americans to take action to protect themselves from radon health effects.
        In the state of Kentucky, Bullitt County is located in ZONE 1, which has the highest potential for exposure.

  • Robinson settles in as new county attorney

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - With the exception of battling through a cold, Monica Meredith Robinson said settling into the county attorney’s office has been a fairly routine experience.
        Of course, unless you consider the need to replace a computer system that was a bit antiquated.
        “It’s gone very well,” said Robinson, who took office on Jan. 3. “It’s been a lot of work getting everything in place but it has gone very well.”

  • Funding found for fixing LJ flood wall leaks

        LEBANON JUNCTION - After years of dealing with the deteriorating Lebanon Junction Levee on the Rolling Fork River, city officials recently breathed a sigh of relief upon learning that construction crews would soon begin repair work.
    On Jan. 13 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers distributed a news release stating that federal, state and local funds were in place for the estimated $400,000 project and construction could begin as soon as spring.

  • McConnell brings special lesson to Bernheim

     CLERMONT - Teaching the mechanics of American government, Bernheim Middle School social studies teacher Jennifer Faith wanted to bring her subjects to life and show her students that the concepts they learned were real and the people behind them were flesh and blood.

  • City borrows money to pay bills

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - City officials felt it was bad but it might be worse than they expected.
        The Shepherdsville City Council voted Thursday to allow mayor Scott Ellis to negotiate a line of credit at the Peoples Bank of Bullitt County for $300,000. Any additional amounts would have to be approved by the council.
        The money is needed to keep the city operating as it tries to figure out how finances got into a bind.

  • Bullitt Central sweeps past Atherton in Friday action

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A quick start on Friday against visiting Atherton was just what the Bullitt Central Cougars ordered as they turned back the Rebels 67-49.

  • Poor shooting costs Lady Chargers in Cancer event

     LOUISVILLE - There was snow on the ground outside, but that didn’t have anything to do with the cold-shooting suffered by the Bullitt East Lady Chargers on Saturday afternoon in the Shooting for the Cure event at Cardinal Arena.

  • Slow start dooms NB at Fairdale

      FAIRDALE - The last recorded dunk in a regulation basketball game for the North Bullitt Eagles came in 2006.

  • Weekend now filled with hoops competition

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Snow early this week means there will be even more basketball later this week, weather permitting of course.

  • Lady Eagles grab first district win in two years

     FAIRDALE - For the first three quarters on Saturday afternoon, Amber Courtney was not a happy coach.