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Today's News

  • Sweet Mercy! Lady Chargers beat Jaguars

     LOUISVILLE – Left in a state of flux at the start of the season after losing junior Lindsey Duvall to a knee injury, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers reasserted themselves into the race for the top spot in both the 24th District and the Sixth Region on Tuesday after beating defending champion Mercy 50-45 on the Jaguars’ home court.

  • Deputy injured breaking up fight among inmates at Bullitt Co. jail

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- A deputy at the Bullitt County Detention Center was hurt trying to break up a fight between inmates on Sunday, Jan. 17.

    Jailer Martha Knox informed Bullitt Fiscal Court members Tuesday of the incident.

    According to Knox, eight inmates were in a common area when reports that they were fighting.

    In responding to the call for assistance, Knox said four deputies went into the cell. Several of the inmates returned to their cells.

    One would not return to his cell.

  • Monthly fun at Mount Washington AARP chapter

     AARP presented their required annual “State of the Chapter” meeting a little differently this year.

    Between folk-song classics and spontaneous dance numbers, the officers summed up their past year:

    In January, the group moved their monthly meetings from to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church after outgrowing the Ralph Lutes Senior Center, their previous home of over 20 years.

    During tax season, the members donated lunches to the Tax Aide Volunteers, something they plan to do again this season.

  • Hebron Estates eases into new year with little on its plate

    HEBRON ESTATES -- There’s no sense getting too rushed to get the new year underway.

    For officials with the city of Hebron Estates, the January meeting was a good way to ease into the new year.

    No major business was on the agenda.

    The Hebron Estates City Commission did pass a resolution dealing with the length of time official documents must be retained.

    City attorney Mark Edison said some records can’t be destroyed without permission.

    Others must be retained for a certain period of time.

  • Double Dose of Winter

     Bullitt County got hit be a dose of snow on Wednesday and a little bigger slash on Friday.

    Schools were closed the final three days of the week and the closing date is now May 31. 

    No major issues, other than trying to negotiate the deeper snows of 3-8 inches on Friday were reported.

    For more pictures from the snowy weekend, visit our multimedia section.

  • Church to take bottled water to Michigan families

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s not exactly the miracle of turning water into wine, but Family Day Ministries hopes it helps and makes an impact.

    The church located in Shepherdsville is collecting cases of bottled water for distribution in Flint, Mich., where a drinking water crisis is impacting life for 100,000 residents.

    FDM co-founders Mike and Melissa Miller decided to organize a donation trip, allowing Bullitt County residents an opportunity to assist Flint residents first-hand with clean drinking water donations.

  • Deadline Tuesday for filing for office

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The deadline is quickly approaching but there are few races which will be contested in the spring primary.

    The deadline is at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26.

    In the local races, the lone municipality that could possibly have a May primary is Lebanon Junction.

    However, as of Thursday, only three individuals had filed for the six seats.

  • Winter weather poses numerous health threats

     FRANKFORT – With low temperatures and snowy conditions around the state, many Kentuckians could be exposed to harsh winter elements. To prepare for these conditions, Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) officials are emphasizing the importance of limiting exposure to the cold and taking other necessary steps to prevent hypothermia. Meanwhile, parents and caregivers of infants are also advised to follow safe sleep practices to keep infants warm, in order to help prevent injury or infant deaths.

  • USDA Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by Severe Winter Weather

     WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for the Mid-Atlantic to Northeast due to the forecast for severe winter conditions.

  • Louisville man charged with stealing packages from porches

     LOUISVILLE – A Louisville man was charged this week by federal grand jury indictment, with two counts of theft of United States Postal Service (USPS) parcels, which had been left for collection with other mail matter, on December 3, 2015, announced U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Joseph L. Carr, 48, is charged with stealing a Hot Wheels Airbrush Auto Designer Kit from mail left at a home on Larchmont Avenue in Louisville, and stealing a coat, blanket, and rug from mail at another home located on Larchmont Avenue.