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Today's News

  • Night meetings for fiscal court?

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Fiscal Court might move one of its two monthly meetings to an evening time if it heeds the advice of some local citizens - but it could prove tricky to find a night suitable for everyone.

    Shepherdsville resident Bernie Brown raised the issue at the Court's Dec. 1 meeting when he asked if any court members had considered holding some sessions at night.

    "I know there are some working people who would come or who would like to come," Brown told the Court.

  • Ward elected third time as secretary of state's district judges association

    FRANKFORT – Bullitt County District Court Judge Rebecca S. Ward has been elected to a third term as secretary of the Kentucky District Judges Association.

    Ward was elected by her fellow judges at the 2009 District Judges Fall College held Oct. 18-21 at Lake Barkley State Resort Park in Cadiz.

  • Mann’s berry, berry good dessert earns top honors

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — Sugar plums are always dancing in amateur baker Robin Mann’s head.

    The Shepherdsville homemaker loves to spend her spare time dreaming up new, sweet concoctions to share with friends and family — but doesn’t seek fame or profit for her culinary delights.

    Mann does, however, enjoy a little friendly baking competition every once and a while. That slightly competitive spirit coupled with her accomplished baking skills landed her a first place award at the Kentucky State Fair this August.

  • East continues growing up fast

    LOUISVILLE - Through the first three games of the regular season, there has been no ‘down’ time for the Bullitt East Chargers.

    That is good news. The youngest and least experienced team in head coach Troy Barr’s eight seasons at the helm is on an upward learning curve. Over three games, each has been within at least five points in the final two minutes.

  • Car removed from Salt River

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A vehicle was pulled from the Salt River at Shepherdsville City Park Wednesday afternoon.

    No one was in the car when it rolled into the river, according to Shepherdsville Police.

    The driver, Nathaniel Hardy of Hillview, said he and his friends were at the park searching for a cemetery. Hardy parked the car in a small lot near the pedestrian walkway entrance.

    Hardy and his two friends never heard the car move. When they returned from the cemetery they noticed it was gone. They then discovered it rolled down the hill.

  • Run, CASA, Run

    The Bullitt County Bar Association sponsored a 5K run/walk to benefit the Bullitt County Court Appointed Special Advocates in Shepherdsville City Park.

    Around 100 runners participated in the trip along the Salt River and through the park.

    The top 20 finishers included: William Dengal, Neal Ballard, Troy Chester, Geri Keller, Jacob Ware, Caroline Collins, Troy Keller, Cody Crume, Jordan Stamper, Chuck Wathen, Chase Craddock, a mystery runner, David Ballard, Donna Weber, Jacob Calvert, Jessica Gray, Will Monarch, mystery runner, George Love and Krista Nall.

  • 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.”