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Today's News

  • Man says he killed eight cats

      ZONETON - A man accused of torturing and killing eight cats in Bullitt and Jefferson counties has entered a guilty plea.

  • BCPS calendar survey available on-line until Dec. 21

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - While the current school year is only nearing the half-way point, officials are already looking forward to the 2013-14 calendar.

         The Bullitt County Public School District's calendar committee is hosting a survey for parents, employees and members of the community. The goal is to get comments about next year's calendar.

         The committee uses the survey results, as well as other information, to make a recommendation to the school board in early 2013.

  • BC gets a confidence boost at Holy Cross

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - The two Bullitt Central basketball teams traveled to Dixie Highway on Tuesday and came away with a split of games against Sixth Region rival Holy Cross.

         In the girls' contest, the Lady Cougars could not overcome an early deficit and fell to the other Lady Cougars by a count of 73-58. It was the first loss of the season for Bullitt Central.

  • Lady Chargers cannot hold lead

          MOUNT WASHINGTON - Bullitt East Lady Charger head coach Chris Stallings doesn't like to lose, but on Tuesday the longtime coach could see a lot of good points after his team's 60-55 loss to Butler.

  • Butler shows there will be no vacations for BE

          MOUNT WASHINGTON - When state coaches rank you second in the state in the pre-season poll, they ought to include a bullseye with the honor.

         The Bullitt East Chargers are quickly learning that there will be no vacations this winter as they are the highlight of the season for every team they face. While no team can be at the top of its game every night, it is pretty much a given that any team facing the Chargers will have its 'A' game.

  • ROADWORK: Week of Dec. 10

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Dec. 10:

    Bullitt County:

    Routine maintenance

    Jefferson County:

    Interstate 64:  Lane closures and delays possible at the Hurstbourne Parkway entrance and exit ramps (mile point 15.0) due to interchange improvements.  These lane closures are possible weeknights from 9:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. the following morning.  Shoulder closures are possible during the daytime.

  • VINDICATION: Mount Washington officials can crow about the newest S&P bond rating

          MOUNT WASHINGTON - When Moody’s Investors Service downgraded nearly $7 million in Mount Washington general obligation bonds over the summer city officials sought a second opinion from Standard and Poor's Ratings Services.

         Five months after Moody's downgraded the municipal bonds from Aa3 to A1 city officials were thrilled when Standard and Poor's recently gave the bonds an A+ rating.    

  • Collection of garbage bills to be ramped up

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - Property owners in Shepherdsville may have a new waste hauler this spring.

         But, then again, they may not.

         With the original franchise agreement to expire last October, Eco-Tech is working on an agreement with city officials to continue providing residential and commercial garbage collection through the end of March 2013.

  • Fox Chase looking over what firm to hire for snow removal

     FOX CHASE - One week after the November general election, the Fox Chase City council plowed through to the business of snow removal.

    Mayor William Broughton said he had contacted three potential clients for city snow removal, two of which offered bid information.

    One driver, Justin Ross, offered one truck at a cost of $25 per hour.

    Another driver, Craig Stump, owned three trucks, two of which could be available to the city. Cost was $90 per hour per truck.

  • My first Christmas

     Kaysen, the eight-month-old son of Kim and Larry Brown, visited with Santa for the first time.

    Kaysen was the first in line to visit with Santa, who made a stop on Thursday at Shepherdsville Elementary School as part of a special evening of games, crafts and food.

    See more photos later this week from the Cookies With Santa event on-line at www.pioneernews.net.