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Today's News

  • Hebron Estates gets insurance plan in place

     HEBRON ESTATES - Not long after switching the city’s insurance tax rate collection through the county from 3 to 5 percent, the Hebron Estates City Commission approved an insurance premiums surcharge ordinance.

    The new ordinance affects the levy of license fees imposed on insurance companies representing city residents.

    According to the ordinance, a 5 percent fee, based on life and health insurance policy premiums collected within the city, will be imposed.

  • East girls headed back to state after regional runner-up finish

     LOUISVILLE – Who needs the regular season?

    Certainly not the Bullitt East Lady Charger bowling team. With four seniors returning this season from a squad that reached the state tournament a year ago, head coach Ricky Hoffman expected a strong team from start to finish. It didn’t happen as the team struggled early in the season.

  • NB’s Grant second in boys’ singles

     LOUISVILLE – They say it is always darkest before the dawn.

    North Bullitt senior bowler Errik Grant will always believe that.

    Three frames into last week’s Region 3 Boys’ Tournament semi-finals of qualifying at Ken Bowl Lanes, Grant was so frustrated with his play that he turned to head coach Emily Knight and announced that his chance of improving his score to the top four and advancing to not only the step ladder portion of the event, but also of earning a bid to the state tournament, was completely out of reach.

  • Louisville man sentenced for real estate embezzlement, fraud

     LOUISVILLE – A Louisville man was sentenced to twenty-one months in prison and ordered to pay restitution of $520,174 by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, in United States District Court, for posing as a real estate investor and embezzling funds from fraudulent agreements, today announced United States Attorney John. E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Eric Claxton, was charged with three counts of wire fraud, in a superseding information, on July 28, 2016 and entered a guilty plea to all charges on October 31, 2016. Claxton remains free on a secured bond.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning February 5, 2017

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • Valentine Gala: packages to be part of silent auction this year

     The American Red Cross in Bullitt and Spencer counties will host their 19th annual Valentine Gala on Saturday, Feb. 11.

  • ARCA, USAC, CRA headline 2017 Salem Speedway schedule

     SALEM, IN – The 2017 Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery racing season kicks-off with a visit by the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards in late April and concludes with the 29th annual Smoker Friendly Discount Tobacco Halloween 200 in October. In between a combination of national and regional events are set to take place on the .555-mile high banked oval, the quarter-mile infield track and the “Roval” road course.

  • Quick start fuels Lady Eagles past Central

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The second of two encounters between the girls’ basketball programs at North Bullitt and Bullitt Central didn’t differ much from the first.

    In December, North Bullitt handled the visiting Lady Cougars by 46 points.

    On Tuesday, the margin was a little more respectable but the outcome the same as North Bullitt easily defeated the host Bullitt Central by a count of 66-32.

  • Central slows it down to beat North

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – When you two main ball handlers commit only one turnover against a trapping defense, good things happen.

    And when you seem to have a little more desire than you opponent to get to loose balls, even better things seem to happen.

    After suffering an 18-point defeat at the hands of their district rivals on Dec. 9, the Bullitt Central Cougars got a little bit of revenge on Tuesday with a 44-39 win over North Bullitt.

  • Healthy Heart again raises awareness to deadly disease

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Heart décor in the stores doesn’t just mean it’s time for Valentine’s Day.

    Ten years ago, the Healthy Hearts Wear Red luncheon began with 26 people coming to a lunch and learn. Last year, the event sold out of all 300 tickets.