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Today's News

  • Post office evacuated after strong smell of natural gas

                SHEPHERDSVILLE - A gas smell resulted in the temporary evacuation of the Shepherdsville Post Office Thursday morning. 

                Post Office supervisor Stephanie Carroll said the Post Office contacted Louisville Gas and Electric to report the smell around 9:30 a.m.

                According to Carroll, LG&E told the 32 employees to evacuate as a precaution until someone arrived to inspect.

  • Bardstown woman killed in accident at Bullitt Co. line

                CLERMONT - A Nelson County woman died at the scene of a multi-vehicle traffic accident late Friday morning at the Bullitt County line near Jim Beam Distillery.

                Amelia G. Smith, 60, of Bardstown, was pronounced dead at the scene by Bullitt County coroner David Billings.

  • Shepherdsville to deliver lawsuit if postal employees don't pay up

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - No matter who you are.

                If you work in the city of Shepherdsville, you are obligated to pay the occupational tax.

                And through rain, sleet or snow, city officials pledge to make sure that all of those funds are collected, even if it is against workers for the United States Postal System.

  • Shepherdsville approves rezoning for light industrial

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - While there is no announced tenant on the line,  
    developers with the Settlers Point business park believe a zoning  
    change would be in line for a 35-acre tract.
        And, members of the Shepherdsville City Council unanimously agreed.
        The council voted to rezone the vacant property on Conestoga Parkway from B-2 Central Business to IL Light Industrial.
        Attorney Ray Bannon said the property is located just north of  

  • Asbury honored by Kentucky Football Coaches' Association

    North Bullitt senior Todd Asbury was recently named the Kentucky Football Coaches’ Association Class 5-A Player of the Year after rushing for a school record 2,168 yards in 12 games.

    Asbury received his award during the Class 5-A Championship Game held at Western Kentucky University on Dec. 3.

    Joining Asbury at the game was North Bullitt head coach Brett Newton, Asbury and assistant coaches Don Biggs and Timmy Ridley.

  • BC splits two with Holy Cross

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central offense was in high gear on Tuesday as the senior-dominated Cougars crushed visiting Holy Cross 95-73.
        The offensive explosion was the most points scored by a Bullitt Central team since the team suffered a 106-99 loss to Hart County on Dec. 27, 2003, but that game had four overtimes. The last time the Cougars exceeded 95 points in a regulation game came on Dec. 1, 2000 when coach James Hurley's team beat Walden 99-60.

  • BE girls run into a buzzsaw at Butler

        LOUISVILLE - At the end of each of the past two basketball seasons, Bullitt East and Butler have met in the championship game of the Sixth Region Tournament.
        On Tuesday, the teams met for the first time since the Bearettes turned back the Lady Chargers 40-39 at Bellarmine University's Knights Hall.
        While Bullitt East is rebuilding, that is not the case for Butler. The two-time defending Sixth Region champions were in mid-season form on their home court as they swamped the Lady Chargers 50-26.

  • Chargers have to win 'ugly' at Butler 60-50

        LOUISVILLE - Even as good as the Bullitt East Chargers are this season, not every game is going to be a masterpiece.
        That was certainly the case on Tuesday as the Chargers went on the road for the first time this season and had to scratch and claw and battle with Butler for 32 minutes before turning back their Sixth Region rivals 60-50.

  • Subdivision zoning questions cleared up for MW

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Mount Washington City Council recently voted to rezone more than 243 acres under development on Bogard Lane from R-2 to R-3 Residential.

    River Crest Development, which owns the property located a half mile from Highway 44, requested the zoning change to build larger homes than the original zoning allowed.

    Bullitt County Planning and Zoning Commission members recommended the zoning change during their October regular meeting.

  • Grand Jury issues indictments for offenses

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The following individuals have been indicted with felony counts by the most recent term of the Bullitt County Grand Jury:
        *Jeffrey Walls - charged with sodomy and sexual abuse.
        According to the indictment, Walls allegedly had deviate sexual intercourse by forcible compulsion with an individual on May 5, 2011.
        The most serious of the charges is a Class B felony punishable by 10-20 years in prison.