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Today's News

  • Health department determines cause of Zappos illness

      UPDATE (12/09): The Bullitt County Health Department is providing this update on the investigation into the event which sickened employees at the Zappos warehouse in Shepherdsville on December 5, 2011.

    A total of 58 employees who worked the same shift became ill with a gastrointestinal illness early on Monday morning. At least twenty-nine sought medical  attention—none were hospitalized. In most affected employees, the illness has been self-limited and not serious.

  • BE girls come up short at the end to Presentation

        LOUISVILLE - It's never easy to start the high school basketball season on the road.
        It's doubly tough opening the season on the road when you return just one starter from the previous season.
        That was the situation the Bullitt East Lady Chargers found themselves in on Tuesday as they opened the 2011-12 high school season on the road at Presentation, a team that won 12 games last season and returned a number of starters.

  • Lady Cougars just overpower Dragons

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars scored early and often in the season-opener on Wednesday against Sixth Region rival Doss.
        The maroon and gray scored at least 17 points in each quarter and used a stifling defense to crush the Lady Dragons 92-30.
        "We did some good things in that game," Bullitt Central head coach Bryan Bates said the next day. "We didn't know too much about them. We just knew what they had last year.

  • Two new coaches taking over local wrestling teams

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - After making a big splash when Bullitt Central first fielded a wrestling program a decade ago, the sport is now looking to reshape itself at the local level.
        That initial splash produced a pair of regional team championships and a bevy of medal winners at the state meet for Bullitt Central. Unfortunately, that initial surge couldn't be maintained and the school is now on its third head coach in as many years.

  • Cougars go toe-to-toe with an old region foe

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central head coach Joe Pat Lee has loaded up on tough teams for his senior-dominated squad to battle this winter in hopes of preparing them for a big finish to their careers.
        The Cougars jumped right into the tough stuff in the season-opener on Tuesday when they played host to North Oldham, the second-ranked team in the Eighth Region. The Cougars led 30-29 entering the fourth quarter but with Mustangs connecting on 11 of 12 free throws over the final eight minutes, North Oldham pulled out a 43-37 victory.

  • EDA latest to seek fix to zip ills in Hillview

            SHEPHERDSVILLE - An issue debated for more than 25 years could get a little more push from Bullitt County leaders.
        The Bullitt County Economic Development Authority passed resolution that would go to the Postmaster General regarding the current zip code alignment.
        Board member Robert Hill said something must be done as the county loses unknown dollars to Jefferson County in things such as occupational tax and insurance premium taxes.

  • Sentencing for two men involved with teens

        ZONETON - The behavior of the two young men was horrible.
        But their individual behaviors last February will leave one in prison for another five years and another will have the chance of serving his time on probation.
        Nathaniel Hardy and Robert Beard were sentenced on Friday morning in Bullitt Circuit for their roles in improper transactions with minor girls early last year.

  • Bullitt Clerk Kevin Mooney attends Kentucky County Clerks' Association Fall Conference

    FRANKFORT - BullittCounty Clerk Kevin Mooney, recently attended the Kentucky County Clerks’ Association Fall Conference, in Louisville, Kentucky.

    While at the conference, Kevin Mooney, who has served as county clerk since 2007, attended numerous training sessions that were geared toward helping county clerks become more knowledgeable about their offices.

    Some of the sessions focused on election procedures, while others focused on procedures for recordings, and titling and registration of motor vehicles.

  • Lebanon Junction looks to get better water flow to some areas

    LEBANON JUNCTION - The Lebanon Junction City Council recently took action that may result in better water service to several residences and Lebanon Junction Elementary School.

    Council members voted unanimously to accept a contract with Louisville Water Company that will give the water supplier the go-ahead to connect their line at Collings Hill Road with the city's line on Highway 61.

  • Give a life changing gift...The gift of financial peace

    Because of the hard times we now live in and the financial stress many of us face, your Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Office is offering the 13 week easy-to-follow Financial Peace University course from January 16th through April 2nd.

    It will help you gain Financial Peace! Don’t wait any longer to: Get Control of Your Money, Tell Your Money What to Do, Stop Struggling to Make Ends Meet, and Change Your Family’s Future!