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Today's News

  • Tax decision pretty typical of plight in today’s world

     Should there be unbridled excitement over the recent release of test scores by the state Department of Education?

    Obviously yes…if you are in Bullitt County.

    Should there also be some bridled reservations about what everything means?

    Of course.

    Before throwing any water on the party, we must say that the ship is going in the right direction.

    Some may question or dislike certain individuals. But they cannot question the work that has been done the past few years.

  • Clash of the decade set for Friday in rivalry

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It will be a rare intra-county clash of top-10 teams in Class 5-A on Friday when Bullitt East visits Bullitt Central in the annual renewal of The War.

    At least two state-wide polls have both teams listed in the top-10 of the class heading into the game. The Associated Press has Bullitt East third and Bullitt Central eighth while Bluegrasspreps.com has Bullitt East third and Bullitt Central tenth.

    Of course, polls mean nothing in this game. This is an intra-county rivalry first and foremost.

  • Soccer in the dark suits NB just fine

     HEBRON ESTATES – Light? Who needs light for a high school soccer match?

    North Bullitt and Bullitt Central didn’t appear to need any sunlight to play soccer on Thursday. In a classic high school soccer match that went to overtime and beyond, the Eagles pulled out a 4-3 victory in the only meeting between the two rivals during the regular season.

    A year ago, the two teams played a 4-3 thriller at Bullitt Central, but that game ended with a late goal in regulation.

  • Hwy. 44 ramp to I-65 North closed Oct. 10-13

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the entrance ramp from westbound KY 44 to northbound Interstate 65 at Shepherdsville will be closed this weekend for concrete pavement repairs.

    This ramp is scheduled for closure from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, October 10 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, October 13.

    Motorists should follow the signed detour via westbound KY 44, southbound KY 61 and eastbound KY 480 to connect with northbound I-65.

  • Former glass company president sentenced for fraud at Ft. Knox HS

     LOUISVILLE – The former president of Central Kentucky Glass Company, headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, was sentenced to 27 months in prison by Senior District Judge Thomas B. Russell on Friday, October 3, 2014, after pleading guilty to a single count of wire fraud in connection with a multi-million dollar contract at Fort Knox High School, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 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.

    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.

  • Fall busy, beautiful time for visitors to Bernheim Forest

    CLERMONT – Southern Living Magazine has named Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest among the South’s 10 best places to enjoy fall color ( http://www.southernliving.com/travel/souths-best-fall-colors/bernheim-aboretum-research-forest )and October is the perfect time to experience all of the forest’s beauty while enjoying some of Bernheim’s great programs and events.

  • Local man indicted for sex charges

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The following individuals were indicted for felony offenses by the Bullitt County Grand Jury:

  • BC rolls big, sets up Friday showdown with East

    HEBRON ESTATES – North Bullitt struck fast, but Bullitt Central was in it for the long haul on Friday in the 39th renewal of The Game.

         The Eagles were up 14-7 after the first quarter and had a chance to move further ahead, but the Cougars stayed the course, scored 27 straight points in the second quarter and then exploded in the second half en route to a 69-28 win in soggy and cold conditions.

  • A little too much BC at the end

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – It was a play late in the game and a run that few people saw as a night of steady rain chased all but the most die-hard fans home as the outcome was well decided long ago in the 39th renewal of The Game on Friday at North Bullitt.