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Today's News

  • NB's Davenport gets some familiar help in picking IUS

        HEBRON ESTATES - Getting the attention of a college coach is paramount when it comes to being recruited, be it a head coach or an assistant coach.
        For North Bullitt senior Darian Davenport, she had an early inside track in that regard as former Lady Eagle assistant coach Mike Nally is now in his third season as an assistant coach at Indiana University Southeast. Davenport recently made the connection pay off when she signed to play for the Grenadiers starting next season.

  • NB's Deel ready to make a mark at Kentucky Wesleyan

        HEBRON ESTATES - You pretty much only get one opportunity to play college football and for North Bullitt senior Sam Deel, he didn't want to let that chance slip away.
        With that in mind, the big lineman signed recently to continue the sport starting in the fall at Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro, Kentucky.

  • Track Power - Sport is on course for a spectacular season in 2012

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - With an exciting combination of talented experience and fresh young talent, 2012 appears to be a banner year for area track teams in Bullitt County.
        At the high end, this is the second straight year that there are a pair of state champions returning to compete in the county. Bullitt East senior Trevor Troutman (discus) and North Bullitt sophomore Chelsey Slayton (800-meters) were at the top of their sports last season and will be working to duplicate those accomplishments.

  • PAY DAY: Schools hoping discipline plans will pay off in better behavior

    What’s the best way to discipline a student?

    Many favor the traditional method of punishing students who misbehave, but as Jaime Goldsmith of Bullitt County Public Schools said, simply punishing a student may not always be the best recourse.

    And while some might argue that positive reinforcement can be counterproductive, local schools are seeing fewer behavioral incidents among students with Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports or PBIS.

  • Independent candidate paperwork to declare intent due on April 2

    FRANKFORT - Pursuant to KRS 118.365(5) and KRS 118.367, individuals seeking to run as an independent, political organization or political group candidate for certain partisan offices must file their Statement-of-Candidacy forms no later than Monday, April 2, 2012, at 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) in order to be placed on the ballot for the November general election. There is no fee to file a Statement of Candidacy.

    Candidates for federal offices, nonpartisan offices, and partisan city offices of cities of the second to sixth classes are exempt from this requirement.

  • Study wants input from area diabetics

               SHEPHERDSVILLE  - The Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA) is looking for volunteers to participate in paid interviews pertaining to diabetes.

                Bullitt County KIPDA organizer Jessica Craddock said the interviews will help local officials determine the best implementation of grant funding used toward prevention of Type II diabetes.

  • LJ to be part of program to help catch the bad guys

    LEBANON JUNCTION - As any investigator will tell you, having the right information can mean the difference between a closed case and a cold case.

    With leadsonline.com, local law enforcement agencies like the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department and the Shepherdsville Police Department have a wealth of information at their fingertips.

  • Serving in Peace Corps right verdict for attorney

      BALTI, Moldova - Laela Kashan originally attended law school because she wanted to help others.

    The Hillview resident, a graduate of Hebron Middle and North Bullitt High School, attended Northern Kentucky University's Chase Law School, passing the Kentucky Bar Exam in October 2008.

    It was in law school that Kashan discovered a more profound way to serve others.

    "I had been thinking about Peace Corps during law school," she said. "The way they sell it seemed like something I wanted to get into."

  • Sen. Hornback’s Frankfort recap

    FRANKFORT – Friday marked the 59th day of the session’s 60 working days of the 2012 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly. We now wait for final passage of the state’s six-year road plan. We spent this final week of the session wrapping up some of the biggest priorities of the year. 

  • ROADWORK: Week of April 2

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of April 2:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road):  Shoulder closures and delays possible between Interstate 65 and Cedar Grove Elementary School (mile points 1.0 and 2.0) due to shoulder work.

    Jefferson County: