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Today's News

  • Chargers take control of district, region

          MOUNT WASHINGTON – A pair of impressive victories last week put the Bullitt East Chargers just where they want to be entering post-season play next week – as the team to beat.

         At the regional level, Bullitt East remained undefeated against Sixth Region foes this winter as they blew past Fairdale, the state’s eighth-ranked team, 76-63.

  • ROADWORK: Week of Feb. 11

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Feb. 11:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 44:  Delays possible between Bullitt Lick Creek and Saltwell Road in Shepherdsville (mile points 10.3 to 11.7) due to sidewalk repairs and improving ramps to ADA compliance.  Motorists should watch for flagging operations Monday – Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

    Jefferson County:

  • Self-defense course offered to public

          MOUNT WASHINGTON – Being aware of your surroundings has never been more important in the world.

         And Bullitt County sheriff David Greenwell is hoping that a free self-defense program will present citizens with another way to protect themselves in case the need arises.

         Teaming with sheriff’s deputy John Fowler, Greenwell is sponsoring the simple, easy and effective self-defense techniques seminar at Three Dragons Martial Arts Academy on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 1 p.m.

  • Indoor pot grow operation can't HIDE from law

          CEDAR GROVE – Acting upon a tip from a fellow police agency, the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office High Intensity Drug Enforcement unit (HIDE) made a major discovery last week.

         According to information provided by the sheriff’s office, Shepherdsville police officer Jason Schmidt heard about an indoor marijuana growing operation off Cedar Grove Road.

         Detectives from the HIDE unit visited the home on Partridge Run Road on Jan. 30.

  • Jail staff will sign form; not pleased with discipline recourse

          SHEPHERDSVILLE – Employees of the Bullitt County Detention Center have until Friday to sign their content forms for the new drug- and alcohol-free workplace policies and procedures.

         The document must be signed by Friday, Feb. 15, or else.

         But the question remains what consequences might be faced by those who don’t sign the acknowledgement forms.

  • Push moves forward to make hosts responsible

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - In the wake of the Mount Washington house party that resulted in the arrest of 16 young adults and the party's 50-year-old host, local residents are demanding those who allow anyone under the age of 21 to drink on their watch be held accountable. 

  • BBB: Be careful with online dating

     Are you looking for love this Valentine’s Day? Millions use dating and social networking sites to meet people. While many are looking to start a successful relationship, there are scam artists using these sites to take advantage of others. Unfortunately, the anonymity of the internet makes it easy for con artists to use these sites to meet potential victims.

    In one of the latest dating scams, scammers are stealing pictures of real soldiers and posting them online, stringing victims along.

  • Owen Taylor has great year in garden

     FOX CHASE - Owen Taylor, pictured with his helpers and granddaughters - Haley, 5, and Shelby, 8 - had a very good year.

  • Eastside wins District 41 Governor’s Cup

     The following results were from the Middle School Governor’s Cup academic competition for District 41:

  • Regional wrestling set for Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The three Bullitt County wrestling programs will enter the post-season on Saturday when they compete in the Region 3 Tournament at Iroquois High School.