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Today's News

  • Motor Mania at the 2010 Bullitt Co. Fair

    If it had a motor you could probably have raced it, pulled it or crashed it at the 2010 Bullitt County Fair.

    It didn’t make any difference if it had two or four wheels.The annual summer spectacular had action every night in the lower arena.

    The action started with figure-8 races on the first night and continued with a GardenTractor Pull, a Truck Pull, the ATV & Motorcycle Dirt Drag to the Demo Derby on Friday.

    The final motor event was on Saturday night with Mud Racing.

  • Former Parks director Kendall Grant dies at 44

        PLEASANT GROVE - Kendall Scott Grant, long-time director of the Bullitt County Parks and Recreation Department, died on Saturday, July 10, 2010.

        The Bullitt County native had been fighting a lengthy battle with cancer and two months ago resigned as parks director, a position he held since 1996.

        Grant earned his bachelor's degree with a special concentration in sports administration. He also enjoyed coaching youth sports teams.

  • Hockenbury inks for Spalding

    HEBRON ESTATES - Wearing yellow cleats during the high school season may have paid big dividends for North Bullitt Lady Eagle senior Kaleigh Hockenbury.

    The flashy shoes attracted the attention of Spalding head coach Kevin Cromwell when he came out to watch Hockenbury and her teammates in a game against Male last fall. The coach stayed in contact with the senior and recently Hockenbury signed all the necessary papers to play the sport at Spalding for the next four years.

  • Drug court honors first class of grads with celebration

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Monday was a day of celebration for six members of the Bullitt County Drug Court.

    It was also a homecoming, of sorts.

    On this first graduation ceremony for participants in the drug court, Family Court judge Elise Givhan Spainhour said she could see the twinkle return to the eyes of the graduates. It was a look that more familiar.

    “Welcome home,” Spainhour told the graduates. “I see people who aren’t where you are today. I see the true you.”

  • East players in All-Star game

        LOUISVILLE - Bullitt East will be well represented on Saturday night at the Kentucky High School Basketball Coaches’ Association Fifth to Eighth Region Junior All-Star game at Bellarmine University.

        The girls’ game will start at 6 p.m. and will include seniors-to-be Lindey Young and Jessica Philpott competing for the West Squad that has six players from both the Fifth and Sixth Regions taking part.

  • Wrecker talks lead to crash course

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - In order to provide wrecker service for the Shepherdsville Police Department, you will soon have to pass a test.

        It’s not a written test but a test of whether you meet the criteria required to be placed on the rotational list of three wrecker services.

        Before the 4-2 passage of the ordinance, there were some heated comments, including some from an attorney representing a service which will no longer be eligible for work within the city.

  • Congratulations to fair board on successful week

    After a long, hot week at the Bullitt County Fair, we take a few moments to thanks those who volunteer their time to make this happen.

    Despite the hot weather, attendance at the county fair was the third highest in history.

    The fair board members put in unbelievable hours during the actual event - in addition to their regular jobs.

    The inmates at the Bullitt County Detention Center also put in hundreds of hours to help set up and take down the fair. Plus, each day, they were brought there to clean up the facilities.

  • Checks show that system is still working

        The conspiracy theory is still looming in local political circles.

        But through a recanvass and a recount on one precinct, the results of the Bullitt County primary election have not changed.

        Of course, that isn’t to mean that there are some concerns in the community, especially with those who remain suspect of the entire system.

        For the past several elections, Bullitt County has garnered focus, including filming of the tabulations in the clerk’s office.

  • Man charged with sexual abuse; case sent to Bullitt Co. grand jury

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local man is currently in jail and his case has been sent to the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

        Bullitt District Judge Rebecca Ward sent the charge of sexual abuse in the first degree against Brian C. Montgomery to the grand jury.

           According to    Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department, a call for an investigation was made on June 4. At that time, Montgomery was taken into custody on outstanding warrants.

  • UPDATE: Temporary road closures

        The Department of Highways District 5 Office announces the temporary closure of two roadways in Bullitt County for CSX railroad crossing repairs.

        The following roads will be closed from 6 a.m. Tuesday, July 13, until 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 14:

        - KY 1020 at the CSX railroad crossing (mile point 4.3)

        - KY 1526 at the CSX railroad crossing (mile point 10.8)

       Motorists should follow the signed detours for these routes.