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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Pools are open

    Members of the YMCA Board, the Parks Board and county government took part in the official grand reopening of the Bullitt Central pool.

    The pools at Bullitt Central, Maryville Elementary and Mount Washington Middle are open 7 days a week from Noon until 6 p.m. under the management of the YMCA.

  • PV selects new rep; P&Z will need new chairman

    PIONEER VILLAGE - When the county’s joint planning agency meets on Thursday, there will be a new voice.

    Pioneer Village voted to select another representative.

    That means the Bullitt County Joint Planning and Zoning Commission will have to select a new chairperson.

    Resident John Miller, a local builder, was voted in as the representative during Pioneer Village’s June council meeting.

  • BE's Emberton to continue soccer with Tigers

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - A later bloomer when it came to soccer, the thought of playing at the next level was not something that Bullitt East defender Alex Emberton grew up envisioning.

        In fact, there was a time during his sophomore season in which Emberton stepped away from the game for a time. That seemed to reenergize his batteries and since that time he has been a mainstay in the Bullitt East program. He was a solid defender for the program this past season, the first time the Chargers had been ranked among the top-25 teams in the state.

  • Parks board has mission, vision for future

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Before the Bullitt County Parks Board can move forward, it must decide where it wants to go.

        But with its mission and vision in place, board members are ready to ask for a serious commitment from Bullitt Fiscal Court.

        At a special meeting Monday, board members approved the mission statement of the parks department.

  • BC's Griffin to Georgetown

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central basketball coach Joe Pat Lee says that Nathan Griffin knew more about the sport than any other student-athlete in the Cougar program last winter.

    But Griffin didn’t score a single point for the maroon and gray on the court. Instead, he served as what basically was the role of volunteer assistant coach/manager for the Cougars. The service and dedication paid off this spring when Griffin received a financial aide package to become a basketball manager at Georgetown College under long-tome head coach ‘Happy’ Osborne.

  • Clark does county proud during reign

    The title of Miss Bullitt County Fair is something some young ladies will seek a number of years.

    In your home county, it is a prestigious title for those who seek the pageant sash and tiara.

    For Kindra Clark, the Mount Washington resident has taken the time and done wonderful things in her year with the crown. Capturing the Miss Kentucky USA title allowed her to compete nationally.

  • Shepherdsville approves budget with pay hikes

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The budget will be balanced and employees in Shepherdsville will receive a 3 percent pay increase.

        The Shepherdsville City Council approved the general fund and water and sewer budgets just in time for the beginning of a new fiscal year on July 1.

        The general fund budget will exceed $11.2 million for the year but councilmembers had several comments and concerns.