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Today's News

  • Recent re-inspection fees concerns local builder

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s been on the books since the code enforcement division of county government was formed in 2002.

    However, the provision of charging a fee for re-inspections by staff members has not always been implemented.

    Builder John Holt would like to know if it was becoming standard to charge the $35 fees on each re-visit to a new structure.

    If so, he would be able to plan for that cost when pricing a custom-built home.

    “I didn’t know it was getting ready to happen,” Holt said of the recent re-inspection fee he was charged.

  • Life at the top of Sixth Region tough for Chargers

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt East Chargers hosted Iroquois on Tuesday and learned that they still have some work to do to compete with the top teams in the Sixth Region.

    The Raiders, getting 32 points from Jeremaine Jackson and 18 from Donovan Gibbs, pulled away over the final quarter and a half for an 80-59 victory. Bullitt East trailed 39-32 at halftime and pulled within 42-39 on a three-pointer by freshman Rusty Troutman early in the third quarter.

  • Girls' Bullitt County Challenge Saturday

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Fans of girls’ basketball will be in their element on Saturday as all three area high school teams take part in the Bullitt County Challenge at Bullitt Central.

        This is the second year for the event which has each of the three area teams taking on a team from outside of Bullitt County. Last year’s event was held at Bullitt East.

        This time around, Bullitt Central will be the host school for the three-game event.

  • Resident asked that court be honest on finances

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Duane Price will not have to collect money on the street corner to help county government.

        Price said he had been told that the transfer of his son from the jail to the road department was not possible due to the financial doom of the county.

        But he read where a pay scale was being sought for the jail that could mean salary increases.

        “I’m here to get an answer,” said Price. “I’m told the county is broke.

  • 2010 General Assembly: Belcher knows budget woes will be key issue

    FRANKFORT - The weather outside might be cold but the discussion over the next several months inside the state Capitol should be well heated.

    Legislators from across Kentucky have converged on Frankfort to tackle the many issues facing the state.

    State Rep. Linda Belcher, representing a majority of Bullitt County in the 49th District, knows that the budget will be the key focus.

    But, in her second session, Belcher hopes that other things not involving money can also be accomplished.

  • POLICE ALERT: Suspects sought for forged money

    The Shepherdsville Police are working investigations involving forged money being used.

    The attached photos are of persons sought in questioning for this case.

    The forged money being used may pass the marker test commonly used by local stores, gas stations and restaurants. The forged bill most commonly used is the $100.

    Anyone with information about the case or the persons in the photos should contact SPD Sgt. Jeremy Meyer, (502) 921-1000. You may also report information by using the anonymous tip line at (502) 215-1588.

  • Lady Cougars win, but BC, NB boys struggle once more

        LOUISVILLE - With their shooting eye slowly returning, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars are quickly gaining momentum after struggling through the games around the first of the year.

        Another sign of the increased confidence came on Tuesday as the maroon and gray traveled into Louisville and beat Seneca (6-10) 54-43. The key was better shooting and also holding the Redhawks’ Portia Durrett to 18 points, four below her average this season.

  • Lebanon Junction may be able to book on getting much-needed new offices

    LEBANON JUNCTION — The city’s police department could be getting a much-needed new location if talks with the Bullitt County Public Libraries go in the city’s favor.

    During an executive session Jan. 4, City Attorney Mark Edison said the City Council discussed the possibility of acquiring the Lebanon Junction library’s current location across from City Hall on Highway 434 after it has moved this spring into its new location on Highway 61.

  • Lady Chargers have no trouble with defending champs

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Over the previous four seasons, since Bullitt East joined the Sixth Region, the games between the Lady Chargers and Iroquois have been some of the most anticipated games of the regular season.

        Not this year.

  • Defense is stout as Lady Chargers win twice easily

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The start of a busy week turned out to be no problem for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers as they rolled past both Presentation and Spencer County on Tuesday and Wednesday of last week.

        The two games were the first of four games in five days that Bullitt East was to play last week. The busy schedule got busier when the Spencer County game was added on Wednesday after being snowed out the week before. The good news was that the contest was shifted to Mount Washington, giving the Lady Chargers a seventh home game this winter.