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Today's News

  • Pitch committee does enough as East beats CAL

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Veteran Bullitt East baseball coach Jeff Bowles will be the first to say that his team has a wealth of good pitchers.

    Unfortunately, the coach will also say that to this point, none of those pitchers has stepped forward to be the team’s ‘ace’, or a great pitcher.

  • Kentucky Derby... Little Flock Style

     An entire festival celebrated in one event, and all for a good cause. Little Flock Christian Academy hosted a parade in the church parking lot, centering around the events of the annual Kentucky Derby Festival.

    Different classes supported different themes, such as the Great Balloon Race, the Great Bed Races, even the Kenducky Derby, while other classes promoted the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

  • Historic number of major resurfacing projects slated

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County motorists will see a lot of roadwork occurring over the next year.

    “This is Bullitt County’s year,” said Matt Bullock, chief engineer for the Fifth District Department of Transportation. “Congratulations.”

    Bullock was in Shepherdsville last week to outline plans for spending over $1.4 million in rural secondary road projects.

    Bullock said the state will take $323,400 for regular maintenance on the 72 miles of highway which falls under the rural secondary road program.

  • Man indicted for murder in death of pedestrian

     HILLVIEW — A man has been indicted for the March 4 murder of a pedestrian.

    Bradley Troy Cannon, 38, of Louisville, has been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury on four charges relating to the death of Robert Pace.

    The grand jury issued the following charges:

    *Murder, which is a Class A felony that is punishable by 20 years to life in prison

    *Tampering with physical evidence, which is a Class D felony punishable by 1-5 years in prison

    *Wanton endangerment, also a Class D felony

  • Guilty or not, indictments cause county great harm

     There is always that disclaimer on any indictment -- such charge does not mean guilt or innocence. It only means that a certain number of grand jurors felt there was enough evidence to move forward with a criminal trial.

    While an indictment does not mean guilt or innocence, it can bring shame.

    It can obviously bring shame to the individual indicted. Even if cleared of the allegations, the cloud is never totally lifted.

    It can also bring shame to a community.

  • ANNIE Jr. at SES

     The stars of tomorrow came out for a special performance at Shepherdsville Elementary.

    The school hosted a musical performance, Annie Jr., over three nights as part of an evening of dinner and entertainment.

    Led by SES music instructor Stacey Stults, students sang, danced and acted their way through the classical tale of the red-headed orphan in 1930s New York City.

    Members of the Bullitt Lick Middle School and Bullitt Central High School music departments assisted with the production, as well as SES staff members.

     

  • Fox Chase officials discuss target practicing at old quarry

     FOX CHASE - For many years, the City of Fox Chase had to deal with the issue of people parking along city streets while illegally sneaking into the a bordering rock quarry.

    When new owners Brian and Dana James purchased the property, city officials were relieved. The couple came to a council meeting, expressing their hopes to turn the location into a religious-themed retreat.

    Now residents are dealing with a different kind of nuisance, this time a legal one.

  • Education programs can help those involved with military

     Veterans, members of armed forces have student aid options Veterans and members of the U.S. armed forces may be able to take advantage of numerous student financial aid programs, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). 

    They include the: Montgomery GI Bill (Active Duty), available to armed forces members and some National Guard members who served on active duty. 

    For more information, visit www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/mgib_ad.asp.

  • LOYALTY DAY in LJ

     LEBANON JUNCTION—For the first time ever, the annual Loyalty Day celebration was held in Lebanon Junction.

    Guests from across the state visited the city to watch the parade and gather at the memorial after to hear the speakers.

    Loyalty Day occurs on May 1 every year and is a day dedicated to showing loyalty to the United States. It also spotlights the heritage of American freedom.

  • Weapon found in NB student vehicle

     The following is a letter released by North Bullitt High School principal Chris Ver Dow to the NBHS community Monday afternoon: