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Today's News

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning February 3, 2014

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

  • Cougars get big win; Chargers in a horrible slump

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After starting the season 9-2, the Bullitt Central Cougars hit a few bumps in the road during January, but they got a big win on Tuesday as they traveled into Jefferson County and beat Shawnee 57-52.

         The Cougars are now 3-3 since that fast start and so are 12-4 heading into a busy weekend that had them playing on both Thursday and Friday.

  • 'Small' works for Eagles in 8th-grade win over Zoneton

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It might be basketball, but there are still times where small and quick can get the best of a bigger basketball team.

         That was the case on Thursday night in the championship game of the Boy’s Bullitt County Middle School Basketball Tournament at Eastside Middle School.

         Putting on an offensive showcase, the Eastside Eagles scored 36 points in the first half and then rolled to a 66-41 victory over the Zoneton Timberwolves.

  • Flynn Brothers awarded contract to begin Highway 61 road project

     PIONEER VILLAGE -- Work will begin on the second phase of the expansion and realignment of Highway 61 in Bullitt County.

  • BBB Warns: Beware of Scammers using Kosair Charities Name

     BBB is warning local residents to beware of scammers who are using Kosair Charities’ good name! 

    A local resident received a call from someone claiming to be with the Firefighter’s Union, who said he was selling decals and seals for the Kosair Charities burn unit.

    There are several things wrong with this phone call:

    ·        First, local firefighters raise money for the Crusade for Children, not for specific entities.

  • Walls helps out with project to aid CASA

     Recently, 11-year-old Allena Walls had a project she needed to do for school.

    She learned about CASA through her mother, Kristie Walls, and also had a friend in school who was abused and wanted to do something to help kids in these situations.

    She made a flyer and placed a box requesting items to help children and their families at her church.

    She also received some help from her grandmother, Sharon Key, and co-workers at The Peoples Bank of Bullitt County.

  • Dishon won't face death penalty

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While Stanley Dishon will still face murder and kidnapping charges this September, he will not face the possibility of the death penalty.

  • Familiar road projects for Bullitt County will be considered by General Assembly

     FRANKFORT - When Gov. Steve Beshear released his six-year road plan proposal to the General Assembly, there weren’t a whole lot of surprises for Bullitt County projects.

    The plan must be approved by the General Assembly and only acts as a guide for projects as many have been on the drawing board for much longer than six years.

    One continuing project in Bullitt County is the widening of Highway 61.

    The next phase to be constructed during the current year would be from John Harper Highway south to Brooks Run Creek near Bells Mill Road.

  • Budget unveils lot of good ideas, not enough money

     FRANKFORT - The top issue of the 2014 Regular Session started its journey this past week, as Governor Steve Beshear laid out his thoughts and ideas for a new two-year budget for the Commonwealth.

    Education, which a majority of members in the General Assembly view as in dire need of more money, would receive an additional $71 million in the first year of the budget, Fiscal Year 2015, and $118 million in Fiscal Year 2016 under the Governor’s proposed budget.

  • Quirky things about the clerk’s office

     In year one, I have discovered there are many misconceptions or misunderstandings about the clerk’s office.  Some of the most prevalent will be discussed in this article.

    Driver’s License Middle Name:  My middle name isn’t McG my aunt told me after renewing her driver’s license.  She is not the only one who has experienced the 3 letter middle name that is not the driver’s legal name.