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Today's News

  • Author brings stories to Bernheim

        CLERMONT - Bernheim Middle School students learned that movies with high-tech tricks and vampire-related themes can’t hold a candle to a well-told story.

        The students were visited by Roberta Simpson Brown, the “Queen of the Cold-Blooded Tales.”

        Brown is a retired teacher and published author as well as a professional storyteller. She learned her craft growing up in Russell Springs. She has performed throughout the country at various festivals and workshops.

  • Late miscue costly to NB girls on the road

    LOUISVILLE - Participating in homecoming festivities at Whitefield Academy, North Bullitt led most of the way.

    With 10 seconds remaining and the score tied, Courtney said a missed defensive assignment led to a winning basket by the home team.

    “We’re playing much better basketball,” said Courtney. “We’ve improved tremendously.”

    On Friday, Courtney said the Lady Eagles held a 6-8 point lead throughout much of the contest. However, she said the inexperience led to a couple of key mistakes.

  • Both sides of aisle should be commended on their behavior

    To borrow an old sports clique, there have been times over the years that one may have attended a hockey game and a Shepherdsville City Council meeting broke out.

    When you have emotional topics such as alcohol sales and adult entertainment, the discussions can get quite heated.

    On Monday night, the issue of Sunday alcohol sales was on the agenda.

    With a packed crowd, 13 individuals chose to speak to the council.

    Each speaker did an excellent job presenting their points. And the audience listened to each one.

  • Who? Me? Couldn't Be

    Alyssa Phelps won the honor of throwing a pie at the face of Mrs. Hutchison recently.

    Her innocent look contrasts to the look of the Shepherdsville Elementary teacher who just took the pie to the face.

    It was all in good fun as the school collected over 1,800 jars of peanut butter to be sent off for the Haitian relief efforts.

  • Man indicted for murder in crash

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - A 22-year-old man has been indicted for murder in the Oct. 18, 2009, traffic incident that caused the death of a Taylorsville man.

        Kevin Sullivan, of Mount Washington, is in the Bullitt County Detention Center on a $500,000 cash bond for capital murder and five counts of wanton endangerment.

        According to a story in The Pioneer News, Sullivan was traveling north in the southbound lanes of US 31East in Mount Washington.

  • Senate agrees that state needs to look for education funding

         FRANKFORT - The Senate is moving forward through the 2010 Regular Session as committee meetings are now in full swing and the Senate has begun debating bills concerning education and state government.

         Educating the next generation is one of the most important issues we address in the state legislature and an area in which the Senate has provided leadership in the past sessions.

  • Mother charged in abuse case of infants

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A second individual has been charged in the death of a four-month-old boy and the possible abuse of his twin sibling.

        Courtney Caro, the 18-year-old mother of the twins, was charged Tuesday with criminal abuse for allowing injuries to occur to Aiden and Braiden, her 4-month-old sons.

        Aiden died of injuries suffered severe head trauma and died at Kosair Children's Hospital on Jan. 14, 2010. Several organs were donated for transplants.

  • Washburn’s power is too much for BC

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Two months ago it took an overtime period for the Bullitt East Chargers to pull out a 68-58 victory over Bullitt Central in the first meeting of the season between the bitter rivals in Shepherdsville.

  • Man faces indictment after fleeing the police

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man who fled police after allegedly being involved in a drunken-driving incident has been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

    Brian E. Smith was indicted for escape, wanton endangerment, assault and fleeing police, all felonies.

    According to the indictment, Smith allegedly had a blood alcohol content of over .18, which is over the legal limit of .08, on Sept. 5, 2009.

    While he was driving on Beech Grove Road, Smith allegedly disobeyed an order by a sheriff’s deputy to stop and then did damage to a cruiser.

  • Persistence pays off for BE's Kahl when he signs with St. Catharine

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Persistence paid off in a big way for Bullitt East senior Ryan Kahl last week as he signed a national letter of intent to play baseball at St. Catharine College in Springfield, Kentucky.

        Kahl will join former Bullitt East second baseball Jimmy Hoffman who is a freshman at the school now.