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Today's News

  • New route planned through grant program

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - While there are concerns that TARC will pull its morning and afternoon express route from Bullitt County to downtown Louisville, another form of transportation is getting set to begin.

    Beecher Hudson is preparing to offer three routes through Bullitt County into various locations in Jefferson County. While primarily targeted toward the elderly and low income, the bus routes would be available for anyone.

    Hudson’s company, Louisville Wheels, is not unfamiliar with Bullitt County as it has provided Medicaid transportation for 35 years.

  • Police look at note to see if kids are missing

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Officials are also attempting to locate three individuals including a truck driver and two siblings, possibly teenagers.

        According to Bullitt County Sheriffs Det. Scotty McGaha, a janitor found the letter taped to a mirror around 9 a.m. Tuesday morning.

        The note was signed by the name Josh R. McKae. It read that McKae and a sister named Laura were from Indiana.

        The letter stated that the siblings were taken against their will from a Pilot truck stop.

  • HOOP IT UP: Bullitt County basketball scores

    03/07:

    GIRLS

    Butler 48, BULLITT EAST 43(6th Region Girls' BasketballTournament Championship at Bellarmine University)

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    03/06:

    BOYS

    Butler 62, BULLITT EAST 58(6th Region Tournament semi-finals at Bellarmine University)

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    03/05:

    GIRLS

    BULLITT EAST 54,(Louisville) Holy Cross 36 (6th Region Tournament at Bellarmine University)

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  • Settlement could be possible in termination appeal

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - After only one night of testimony, there may be some headway into reaching some settlement in the termination of Shepherdsville sewer plant operator Michael Schroeder.

    The Shepherdsville Civil Service Commission did not hold its hearing on Tuesday.

    Schroeder was appealing his Feb. 1 termination by Mayor Sherman Tinnell.

    Attorney Thomas Clay said due to some changes in the situation, both parties agreed to delay any additional testimony for two weeks.

    He said that might indicate that there could be some agreement reached.

  • Eastside overcomes obstacles to finish at top

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - It was Tuesday, Feb. 9. A heavy blanket of snow covered the region, bringing transportation to a virtual halt.

        Several of the flights in and out of Louisville’s International Airport were cancelled, including one scheduled to fly to Orlando, Fla. the next morning.

  • Partnership with parks gets second public forum

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Members of Bullitt Fiscal Court want to hear more input from the public over the possible partnership with the Bullitt County YMCA.

        But YMCA officials want to make sure the proper message is getting out.

        June Daugherty, executive director of the Bullitt County YMCA, talked with Bullitt Fiscal Court members about the proposal to partner with the county’s parks and recreation department.

  • Ball fields coming along in Shepherdsville park plans

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - While the activities have slowed due to the winter weather, things have been busy along the Salt River.

        Shepherdsville’s First Street Park has been a beehive of activity - from the public and from construction crews.

        Engineer Rob Campbell said a lot of work has been done at the Shepherdsville Park over the past year.

        Recently, the city hosted a luncheon to show off the improvements from some of the contributors and to talk about plans for the future.

  • Bitter Finish - Chargers stuble at end to Butler

        LOUISVILLE - Bullitt East’s magic carpet ride of a season came to a frustrating end Saturday night in the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Tournament.

        Leading 57-49 with 2:10 remaining against Butler, the Chargers failed to close the deal, turning the ball over three times during the next 90 seconds. The Bears would end the game on a 13-1 run as they won 62-58 before an overflow crowd at Knights Hall on the campus of Bellarmine University.

  • End of basketball means spring sports next

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - While most of the sports focus this past weekend was on Bullitt East having a pair of teams in the Sixth Region basketball semi-finals, a small contingent of local track athletes was having a big day at the 50th annual Mason-Dixon Games in Broadbent Arena.

    The Mason-Dixon Games serve as the official/unofficial Indoor State Track and Field Championships.

  • Mass transit taking different paths

        LOUISVILLE - Jerome Vessels of Mount Washington has been riding the Transit Authority of River City’s Bullitt County Express to and from work for over 22 years.

        When he discovered that TARC officials were considering eliminating the route, he was in disbelief.

       “When I first heard about it, I thought it was just the worst case scenario. I didn’t think they would seriously consider it,” Vessels said. “I’m going to do whatever I can to save route 66X.”