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Today's News

  • Tractor found, man sought in theft case

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Law enforcement officials are looking for a man that they believed stole a large tractor over the past month.

    While the tractor has been recovered, the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department has a warrant outstanding for Eric Todd Adams.

    According to Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department, a large farm tractor was reported stolen from the Allen property on Cedar Grove Road around Dec. 9-10.

    McGaha said the tractor was valued at $25,000-$30,000.

  • Fall Forest Fire Hazard Season Ends

    FRANKFORT - The fall forest fire hazard season officially ended Dec. 15, but officials with the Kentucky Division of Forestry continue to urge caution when conducting any kind of outdoor burning.  “Kentucky’s forests have weathered serious storms over the past few years and the increase in dead and fallen trees are of particular concern to fire suppression efforts,” said Leah MacSwords, director of the Division of Forestry.

  • Local agencies part of crackdown on drunken drivers

    December in the Bluegrass is filled with joyous occasions, family tradition and festive events celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year’s Eve.  Many of these holiday gatherings will include the consumption of alcohol, lending way to the potential for impaired drivers on Kentucky roadways.

    Every year law enforcement officials make a plea to those who drink to stay off the roads.  While drunk driving is a horrible crime any day of the year, statistics show that the holiday season has the greatest incidence for crashes involving alcohol.

  • H1N1 flu shots open for public.

    Beginning January 5, 2010, novel H1N1 influenza vaccine will be available to the general public at the Bullitt County Health Department on Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    These clinics will be open to all persons 6 months of age and older wanting H1N1 vaccination. 

    Please wear a short-sleeved shirt for your convenience.

    All children must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian.

    Legal guardians must have custody paperwork.

  • COYLE'S CORNER
  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: DECEMBER 2009

    Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events: December 2009

    HOLIDAYS:

    25: CHRISTMAS DAY - NO SCHOOL - BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

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    DISTRICT WIDE EVENTS:

    1-18:

    MAP Testing Window

    1:

    Technology PD (NEW email system information) at Roby Elementary; 4-6pm

    North Area Flu Clinic for students at North Bullitt; 5-8pm

    2:

    Faculty Senate Meeting at Bullitt East; 1:30pm

    3:

  • KSP Increases Enforcement Efforts To Save Lives During Holiday Travel

    December in the Bluegrass is filled with joyous occasions, family tradition and festive events celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year's Eve.  Many of these holiday gatherings will include the consumption of alcohol, lending way to the potential for impaired drivers on Kentucky roadways.

    Every year law enforcement officials make a plea to those who drink to stay off the roads.  While drunk driving is a horrible crime any day of the year, statistics show that the holiday season has the greatest incidence for crashes involving alcohol.

  • Football play-offs proving how tough ‘09 schedules were

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A high school or college football coach always walks that fine line when making out a schedule for his team.

    On one hand, you want to prepare your team as best you can and you can only do that by challenging your players in the games. Big wins over good opponents give your players confidence that they can do it again.

    On the other hand, you don’t want to over schedule and wreck your teams’ confidence with debilitating losses. Or worse, collect mounting injuries that hamper your team against opponents they should be competitive with.

  • Majority who voted favor Sunday sales

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - If the voters were truly representative of the pulse of the community, people in Shepherdsville are ready for Sunday liquor sales in places that serve food.

    On Thursday and Friday, 323 people went to Shepherdsville City Hall to cast a ballot. When the votes were counted, 241 said they favored Sunday alcohol sales in places which sell at least 70 percent in food and 82 were opposed.

    The vote does not bind the current council members.

  • Man arrested for making threat against life of family court judge

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man who had issues in Bullitt Family Court was arrested on Tuesday morning after making threats against the judge.

    Douglas Matthewj Patterson, 32,of Bardstown, is now lodged in the Bullitt County Detention Center.

    Patterson has been charged with retaliation against a participant in a legal proceeding.

    According to Det. Mike Cook of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department, a tip had been received last week that Patterson had made threats against Bullitt Circuit Family Court Judge Elise Spainhour.