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Today's News

  • Easter Week

    Various Easter week observances were held in Bullitt County.

    First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville again hosted its daily service and lunch during Holy Week. The St. Aloysius choir sang during one of the services.

    The Walk of the Cross through downtown Shepherdsville was held on Good Friday. The walk started at the Full Gospel Christian Center near the detention center and ended at the Melton’ food Mart on Highway 44. One of the stops included a prayer in front of the Bullitt County Courthouse.

  • Catholic Schools Week

    Snows in late January caused the annual Catholic Schools Week celebration at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Academy to the postponed.

    However, the eighth-grade students would not escape the volleyball skills of the staff.

    Once again this year, the staff taught the students a lesson in volleyball skills with a hard-fought victory.

    This is an annual event which concludes a week of activities to highlight educational opportunities at Catholic schools.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Apr. 12

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of Apr. 12:

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    Bullitt County:

    KY 1494 (Beech Grove Road): Roadway is closed at the bridge over Long Lick Creek (mile point 5.5) for bridge replacement. Motorists should detour the area via KY 61.

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    Jefferson County:

  • 2009 audit looks much like 2008

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A recently-released audit of Bullitt Fiscal Court’s financial records was nearly an identical copy of an earlier appraisal by state auditor Crit Luallen’s office.

        And the audit for the past fiscal year, which ended June 30, 2009, has a long list of recommendations to improve financial controls for the county.

        The 2009 audit came quickly upon the heels of the December release of the 2008 financial review, which resulted in many of the same findings and recommendations.

  • Drug indictment count remains high for 2010

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The arrests related to drug activity in Bullitt County have not slowed.

        During the recent session of the Bullitt County Grand Jury, 28 individuals are now facing felony indictments.

        Dana Marie Gray, 29, of Shepherdsville, and Christopher P. Cavanaugh, 28, of Brooks, have been indicted for complicity to manufacture methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance and complicity to criminal mischief.

  • 'Joint effort' to bring awareness to pot problems

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Special seminars have been hosted in the past to raise meth awareness within the community. Now Partners in Prevention members are engaging in a “joint effort” to focus on a more traditional local problem: marijuana.

    “A ‘Joint’ Effort” is the name of a marijuana workshop scheduled for Thursday, April 22, 6-8 p.m. at Bullitt Central High School.

    PIP president Thrissie Dohn said the group planned to focus on marijuana as a “gateway drug” that could lead to use of harder drugs such as meth.

  • Lady Eagles blast Bulldogs

        HEBRON ESTATES - With the pitching distance moved back three-feet this season, North Bullitt softball coach Eric Lambert said that his team had spent more time in the pre-season working on hitting, anticipating higher scoring games this spring.

        The move paid off handsomely last week as the Lady Eagles won two more games to move to 3-1 this season. On Tuesday, the green and gold blasted Moore 16-0 and then beat Male 12-4 on Thursday.

  • Second week more encouraging for North Bullitt baseball squad

        HEBRON ESTATES - What a difference a week, and a little confidence, can make on the baseball diamond.

        After struggling in its first week of the season, the North Bullitt Eagles came back with a 3-1 second week. And the loss was a 5-1 setback to Eastern, the third-ranked team in the state.

        “We have gotten better,” said head coach Brian Wise. “I’ve seen improvement.”

  • Super Thursday - BE at BC

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Spring sports fans can get a rare treat on Thursday when Bullitt East visits Bullitt Central not for just one game, but two games in two different sports - and right next to each other.

        The only regular season meeting between the the two 24th District rivals in both baseball and softball will take place at 5 p.m. on Thursday on the new fields at Bullitt Central located behind the Bullitt County Vocational Center.

  • Chargers, Lady Chargers open the 2010 tennis season with wins

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt East got off to a quick start for the 2010 tennis season with wins in both boys’ and girls’ play last week, the first week of the regular season.

        On the boys’ side, coach Dustin Armstrong’s squad picked up a pair of easy wins. On Tuesday, the red and gold turned back North Bullitt 4-1 and then later in the week rolled past Holy Cross 5-0.

        The Lady Chargers opened the season on day one when they slipped past Bullitt Central 3-2 in Shepherdsville.

    Chargers Roll