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Today's News

  • East enjoys its donut weekend

     LEXINGTON - The Bullitt East Chargers started 2013 on a high note Saturday, rolling past traditional state power Lexington Catholic in the Dunkin Donuts National Tournament.

  • Truck flips at county line

     HILLVIEW - A Ford pick-up truck flipped into a ditch along Interstate 65 Tuesday morning.

  • Police investigate School Board theft

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville Police Department is investigating a theft that occurred on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at the Bullitt County Board of Education.

    The suspect entered the building during business hours and stole items from an office on the second floor.

    The suspect is described as a black female, approximately 6’0” tall, 250lbs and 40 years of age.

    Anyone with any information concerning this crime is asked to contact the Shepherdsville Police Department at 502-921-1000, or the anonymous tip line at 502-215-1588.

  • County clash gets an early start at BC tonight

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The first of two Bullitt East versus Bullitt Central boys’ basketball meetings will take place on Monday of this week as the Chargers travel west to play in the Cougars’ Den.

    This contest was originally scheduled for last Friday as a boy-girl doubleheader. However, when it learned that Bullitt County schools would not return to classes until this week from Christmas break, the two schools began looking for an alternate date.

  • Landowners invited to apply for their participation in wildlife initiative plan

     Do you own a farm or tract of land with open fields? 

    Are you sick of spending money on gas to bush hog or mow?

    Would you like to see your wildlife numbers increase? 

    If so, have you considered letting a biologist help you improve wildlife habitat?

    If you enjoy outdoor recreation such as hunting, bird watching, or wildlife viewing, improving wildlife habitat can enhance your wildlife experience! 

    Biologists are eager to prepare a conservation plan for your farm!

  • BBB Hot Topics: January 2013

     Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s January 2013 Hot Topics!

    1.    Be a Smart Consumer in 2013! Do your research on businesses and charities by going to www.bbb.org. Keep your computer safe by installing anti-virus software. Get everything in writing. Do not just take someone’s word for it. Never wire money to someone you do not know. Last, protect yourself from scam artists by limiting the information you share on social media pages.

  • BBB Encourages Consumers to be Safe in 2013

     BBB is encouraging consumers to be smarter, safer consumers in 2013. By following these 10 simple New Year’s resolutions, consumers will be prepared to combat scammers and protect themselves from fraud:

    1. Do your research. Whether it’s a business you want to hire or product you want to buy, take time to do your research. Check a company’s BBB Business Review at www.bbb.org. For product information, go to the Consumer Product Safety Commission

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: JANUARY 2013

     A list of Bullitt County Schools scheduled events for January 2013. For more information call 869-8000.

    HOLIDAYS

    1

    NEW YEAR’S DAY – TUESDAY – BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

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  • Grand jury hands down indictments in drug-related cases in Bullitt Co.

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - The following individuals were recently indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury for felony drug-related charges:

         *William Hendrix III and Lisa Grimes - complicity to manufacture methamphetamine.

         On May 17, 2012, the two allegedly had chemicals or equipment needed to manufacture meth.

         In addition, Hendrix was indicted for being a persistent felon, which could enhance any penalty.

  • Individuals indicted for criminal allegations

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - Indictments were recently handed down by the Bullitt County Grand Jury:

         *Troy Bateman - charged with possession of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor and distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.

         According to the indictment, Bateman had sexual matter in his possession between July 25, 2012, and Oct. 10, 2012.

         The crime is a Class D felony punishable by 1-5 years in prison.