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Today's News

  • Area girls' track teams battle it out

    BARDSTOWN-- The rivalry between the North Bullitt and Bullitt East girls' track teams picked up right where it left off before spring break on Thursday when the teams once again met up at the Cardinal Classic at Nelson County High School.
        Actually, on the girls' side, while there were 13 schools taking part, 15 of the day's 16 events were won by athletes from one of the Bullitt County teams (Bullitt Central was also taking part) or Elizabethtown High School.

  • NB girls' rolling to regionals

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The days are counting down until tennis players in Bullitt County will enter regional competition.
        But there was plenty of action after students returned from spring break.
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        The wins are continuing to roll in for the North Bullitt girls' program.
        On Tuesday, the squad went to Butler and came home with a 5-1 victory.

  • County approves hiring of staff to fill vacancies in dispatch

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Three new voices will be heard on emergency frequency airwaves in Bullitt County.

                Bullitt Fiscal Court unanimously approved the hiring of three new dispatch personnel.

                Emergency Management director Mike Phillips said a full-time and two part-time positions were filled.

  • Dollar General looks for latest new location in Bullitt County

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A favorable rezoning recommendation, along with an approved annexation, could lead to a new supermarket in west Shepherdsville.

                Bullitt County Planning and Zoning approved a rezoning request of 1.73 acres along Highway 44 West from Agriculture to B-1 Business.

                The property, currently owned by C.W. and Shirley Shepherd, will be developed as the site of a Dollar General store.

  • BE's Spencer casts his lot with University of the Cumberlands

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- When you are a 5-foot-8 offensive lineman, you don't really draw a lot of attention from college football coaches...or your high school coach.
        That was the position that Bullitt East senior Spencer Warren found himself as a sophomore in the Charger program. He loved football, he wasn't big enough to see much playing time.

  • New faces heating up rivalry between Bullitt track teams

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- There might not be a track for any local meets this season, or any season for the foreseeable future, but the area coaches and athletes seem to be doing a pretty good job of things despite the hurdles (or lack of hurdles).

  • Free planning services available for Bullitt students looking at colleges

    FRANKFORT--Gene Weis is available to assist Bullitt County schools, students, parents and groups that want help with college planning.

    He is available year-round to provide free higher education and financial aid assistance. Weis can lead students in career exploration activities, assist with the admissions application process, help students explore scholarship opportunities and other funding options, guide families through submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and increase motivation for at-risk students.

  • Commission looks for way to fix electronic signage

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--The sign saga continues. At a recent special meeting of the Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission, Tourism Director Troy Beam said they still needed to fix the Lebanon Junction LED sign.

    He said he was set to meet with Mayor Steve Masden and some council members a couple months ago but the appointment was canceled due to bad weather.

    At previous meetings, the commission discussed trying to pay for half of the sign hoping the city would pay the other half. Beam said it will cost about $18,000 to replace.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning April 20, 2015

    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.
    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may
    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.
    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and
    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • Via knows need for organ donor program

    In spring 2011 Shepherdsville resident Jamie Via went to a regular check-up with his diabetes doctor. Or so he thought.

    The 35-year-old was told his keratin levels were too high in his blood and that he could be admitted there or go to the emergency room at Jewish Hospital.

    He was then diagnosed with renal kidney failure.

    “It was a shock. I wasn’t sick,” he said. “And I was an active guy always swimming at the pool and hanging out with my wife and family having picnics. I walked a lot and rode bikes.”