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Today's News

  • Hazardous weather outlook: KYTC Crews Stand Ready for Winter Weather

    Hazardous Weather Outlook

    This hazardous weather outlook is for potions of south central Indiana and central Kentucky, including Bullitt County.

  • Hold on or you’ll get left behind in court

    If members of the judicial system in Bullitt County were looking for something to buy Circuit Judge Rodney Burress for Christmas, they may pool their money and send him on a two-week vacation.

    The 55th Circuit was in the spotlight several years ago for having many old cases which were unresolved.

    That isn’t a problem now.

    Steps taken under retired Bullitt Circuit Judge Thomas Waller and continued on to Burress, who has made changes of his own, have resulted in Bullitt County sitting atop the state standings.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Dec. 14

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of Dec. 14:

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    UPDATE - DEC. 14

  • Santa’s demise in Hillview merely incorrect rumor

    HILLVIEW - The rumored demise of Operation Santa is just that - a rumor.

    Hillview mayor Jim Eadens said he was very upset that someone would be spreading the rumor that Operation Santa, a program that provides food and toys to area families at Christmas, was in danger of folding.

    “It’s really frustrating to me,” said Eadens, whose late father, Bud, was instrumental in getting the holiday program started nearly 25 years ago.

    “The rumor is that we are hurting and it won’t survive,” said Eadens. “It’s not true.”

  • Little mistakes cost Eagles a chance at win

    LOUISVILLE - A year ago, the North Bullitt Eagles lost a lot of basketball games. For the most part, they were not very competitive in those contests.

    Fast forward a year and the Eagles are still having trouble winning games. The good news is that the green and gold are very competitive.

    Yes, it is frustrating for head coach Lee Barger. But it is a different type of frustration. The coach just feels that the team needs to overcome some minor mistakes to start winning big.

  • Lights Out! BE dims BC's upset bid

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central’s dream of upsetting the state’s 10th ranked team quickly turned into a nightmare on Friday as the Bullitt East Lady Chargers connected on their first four three-pointers of the game to jump on top 22-2 late in the first quarter.

    From that point, it was all red and gold as the Lady Chargers moved to 2-0 on the season with a 67-25 victory.

  • Poor finish can’t take away BC’s big 8-2 regular season

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The 2009 Bullitt Central football season will pretty much be remembered for two things - a spectacular regular season and a horrible post-season.

    The two pretty much go hand-in-hand. Both points leave fans, coaches and players shaking their heads in both amazement and disappointment.

  • Crowd hears dangers pills cause to many

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - “Drugs are a big part of my story,” said Thrissie Dohn, a former addict and new Partners in Prevention (PIP) chairperson.

    Dohn hosted PIP’s Prescription Drug Workshop, a free public event designed to raise awareness of prescription drug abuse.

    A panel of experts joining Dohn included Bullitt County Drug Task Force coordinator Kenny Hardin, local physicians Dr. Mohana Arla and Dr. Praveen Arla, Bullitt County Safe and Drug Free School coordinator Jaime Goldsmith.

  • Special permit for tourism-related operations studied

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The business seeing the biggest growth in Bullitt County over the past couple of years has been wineries.

    But could their future be in danger without proper zoning changes?

    Bullitt County planning assistant administrator Roanne Hammond has been studying ways to protect these businesses.

    One solution could be to allow wineries, and other like establishments, to apply for an agri-tourism conditional-use permit through the Board of Adjustment.

  • Has Turkey Flu returned to Bullitt County?

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Countians have found themselves in one smorgasbord of a mess pertaining to this year’s Thanksgiving holiday festivities.

    In recent weeks fears of the H1N1 Swine Flu virus have dominated headlines. In the past few days, however, reports surfaced about a possible return of the Bullitt County Turkey flu.

    In 2005 an original Turkey Flu scare hit the area. Jake Turkey, official spokesturkey for the organization Turkeys United For Freedom (TUFF), claimed that scare along with the recent scare were both hoaxes.