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Today's News

  • Teacher indicted on felony charge

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A Bullitt County Grand Jury panel has indicted a suspended Bullitt Central teacher on a charge of sexual abuse.

        Timothy Lands was indicted on a single Class D felony count of sexual abuse. The charge carries a possible prison sentence of 1-5 years.

        According to the indictment, Lands allegedly had sexual contact with a minor less than 18 years of age from October 2009 through January 2010.

  • 2010 KidsFest another HUGE success

        The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce hosted its eighth annual KidsFest celebration at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre on Saturday.

        Over 100 exhibitors were present to greet the largest crowd in the event’s history. Over 4,000 people attended the event.

        From watching a magic show to meeting up with Clifford the Dog, the young and old alike had plenty of activities to do and see on Saturday.

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  • Dog tortured, reward being offered

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was called a brutal attack and animal organizations are offering a reward in the death of a local dog.

    The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is offering up to $2,500 for information leading to the identification and potential conviction of the responsible party.

    According to a report released by the Shamrock Foundation, a black/tan long-haired miniature dachshund named Limo was reported missing on March 1 by his owner, Jimmy Golden of Shepherdsville.

  • H1N1 virus still real threat

        Many people think that H1N1 is behind us, but the Bullitt County Health Department would like to remind residents, that is not true. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), no states reported widespread influenza activity.

  • BE slugger Whitmer also opts for a junior college

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Following in roughly the same route as a former and present teammate, Bullitt East slugging standout Josh Whitmer recently signed to play baseball at Lincoln Trail Community College in Robinson, Ill.

        That move will put Whitmer and his next team in the same conference as John A. Logan where Zach McCarthy now plays and where present Bullitt East teammate Matt Bowles recently committed.

  • Roby students take tour of country via PowerPoint

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Roby Elementary fourth graders took a tour of the United States via PowerPoint.

        Their teacher, Tori Unser, created a class project tying in the slideshow technology with educational core content areas.

        Students created PowerPoint presentations with a minimum of 12 slides to discuss their individual state. They also prepared a one-page report on the state.

  • College opportunities growing fast

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The excuse that college courses cost too much should no longer stop Bullitt County’s juniors and seniors from jump-starting their higher educations.

  • VFW Post warms Brooks' families with gift

        BROOKS - Brooks Elementary received a special winter gift from local VFW posts.

        New coats, scarves and hats were distributed to the Brooks Family Resource Center courtesy of the VFW Post 5710 and 8639 Ladies Auxiliaries.

        Brooks teacher Stephanie Thomas initiated the process. She noticed students exiting school buses without winter coats.

  • BE has holes to fill from state tourney team

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Bullitt East looks at the 2010 edition of the Charger team and sees the return of three of the strongest players from a year ago, including the top two pitchers, and expect great things this spring.

        Long-time Charger head coach Jeff Bowles sees that also, but he also sees that he lost a lot of good players from last season.

        The good news is that Bowles sees a lot of new talent battling for varsity playing time.