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Today's News

  • Trial delayed against former worker for city

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The trial to determine whether a former capital works foreman took items that belonged to the city of Shepherdsville has been delayed once again.

    It will now be May 5 before Robert “Junior” Bright stands trial for theft by failure to make required disposition of property valued at over $10,000.

    The Class C felony is punishable by 5-10 years in prison. The indictment alleges that from January 2009 and January 2011, Bright had control over property belonging to the city of Shepherdsville.

  • Greenwell resigns; Bill of Rights for firefighters gets OK by trustees

     CLERMONT - Unlike the previous meeting, the atmosphere was a bit more civilized Monday for the Southeast Bullitt Fire board of trustees.

    However, that doesn’t mean there were any more answers presented to those in the packed audience.

    One member not participating in the proceedings was Buddy Greenwell.

    Before the meeting, Greenwell said he was resigning from the board.

    Having been a friend of embattled fire chief Julius Hatfield for years, Greenwell said he has loyalty to the man targeted in a series of investigations.

  • Shepherdsville police certified once again

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In July 2009, the Shepherdsville Police Department received a major accomplishment.

    Five years late, it may have been the recipient to an even greater recognition.

    The Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police has re-certified the accreditation of the Shepherdsville Police Department.

    After working to reach the standards set forth by the state organization, Shepherdsville has been able to maintain and improve upon those laurels.

  • A little love thoughts in violent times

     In these crazy times, when people don’t always like one another, it’s time to think toward the social event of the year in Bullitt County.

    The American Red Cross in Bullitt and Spencer counties will host their annual Valentine Gala on Saturday, Feb. 14.

    The 17th annual event at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre will include music by Wulfe Pack.

    Tickets are $55 per person or $110 per couple. A table of eight is available for $440.

    Cocktails begin at 7 p.m. with dinner at 8 p.m. featuring music by Hans Sander.

  • Eagles come up short late against St. Xavier

     LOUISVILLE – A 9-0 run to end the first half put the North Bullitt Eagles behind the eight ball on Monday night in the opening round of the Boys’ Republic Bank Louisville Invitational Tournament and despite some spirited play down the stretch, the green and gold could not rally past St. Xavier, falling 54-49.

  • Brandenburg man charged with bomb threats

     OWENSBORO - A Meade County, Kentucky man was charged in a two-count indictment with threatening, by way of a telephone, to damage and destroy with explosives, a church located in Brandenburg, Kentucky, and with threatening, by way of telephone, to damage and destroy with explosives, an apartment building located in Brandenburg, announced Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • School board listens to construction updates

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--Change orders for two items started more than a spark at a recent meeting of the Bullitt County Public Schools school board.

    Russ McFarland, with Clotfelter-Samokar Architects, submitted a change order to the board for $27,752 to install a Edwards fire alarm system in Bullitt Central High School's auditorium and a change order for $20,732 to replace the duct smoke detectors that will be compatible with the new system at the school.

  • Thanks for the Memories

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - David Strange is history.

    The Bullitt County Genealogical Society held its December 2014 meeting and luncheon at Ridgway Memorial Library as a roast for the Bullitt County History Museum director who stepped down as of Oct. 31.

    The dinner was hosted by History Museum volunteer Daniel Buxton, with guest speakers including Joe Hardesty with the Louisville Free Public Library, Stephen Thomas from The Pioneer News, and Strange's wife, Bonnie.

  • All three locals make Girls' LIT

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Tuesday, Jan. 27 will be a special day for Bullitt County basketball as all three high school programs will compete on the same day for the first time in the Girls’ Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Louisville Invitational Tournament.

         While Bullitt East has a long history with the event, winning the title in 1996, this will be the first time that North Bullitt and Bullitt Central will participate. In fact, it is the first year that the Lady Eagles and Lady Cougars have made themselves eligible to compete in the 16-team event.

  • North sweeps pair of district games from Moore

    HEBRON ESTATES -- For Korey Craddock, the first half of his team's district opener against the Moore Mustangs could not have gone much better.