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Today's News

  • Visitors have new spot to seek info

        SHEPHERDSVILLE --  Travelers seeking information on the county have a new place to stop.
        In July, Bullitt County Tourism moved from their offices on the second floor of Paroquet Springs Conference Centre to a spot of their own off Buffalo Run Road near Exit 116.
        According to tourism director Troy Beam, walk-in visitor numbers have risen from 10 to 12 a month at its previous location in Paroquet Springs Conference Centre to 120 to 140 a month at the new building.

  • Mount Washington seems like home for new State Farm agent

            MOUNT WASHINGTON— Being from Lawrenceburg, Hannah Sutherland felt like Mount Washington was some place she could see herself enjoying.
        “I knew that only this was a place I could run a business but it was also a place I could call home,” she said. “It’s very similar. It just has that small-town feel and I knew it was where I wanted to end up.”
        Recently, Sutherland hosted a ribbon cutting for her State Farm Insurance branch.

  • Pioneer Village loses officer, gains new one

        PIONEER VILLAGE - A former city police officer recently took over as mayor of another city.
        Last month former Pioneer Village police officer Curtis Hockenbury was selected as the new mayor of Shepherdsville following a vote by that city’s council.
        In response, PVPD chief D.J. Reynolds needed a replacement to fill the void.
        “I needed to find a certified, top-notch officer immediately,” he said.

  • East’s Duvall makes it official with Louisville

        MOUNT WASHINGTON – The recruiting game at the high end is never easy.
        Imagine having to go through it all twice.
        That is what happened to Bullitt East standout Lindsey Duvall. Finally, over the past ten days it all came to an end when the 5-9 shooting guard signed her national letter of intent with the University of Louisville.

  • Eagles left it all on the field on Friday evening

        CRESTWOOD – Emotional pain was the name of the game on Friday after the North Bullitt Eagles lost to South Oldham 45-42 in the championship game of Class 5-A, Region 3.
        Losing the last game of any season is difficult in any sport and it is certainly emotional as many of the key players are often seniors who are playing their final games for ‘their school.’

  • Momentum ditches North in fourth

        CRESTWOOD – Everybody can define ‘momentum’, but no one can control it.
        That goes for North Bullitt football coach Adam Billings. His Eagles seemed to be in complete control early in the fourth quarter on Friday in the Class 5-A, Region 3 championship game at South Oldham. However, the Dragons wrestled momentum away from the green and gold and then scored the final 17 points of the game to win 45-42.

  • KSP investigating Nelson Co. Death

    The following press release was sent by the kentucky State Police Monday, November 21, 2016 at 10:25 a.m.:

  • Car stolen at gun point in MW

                MOUNT WASHINGTON—A car was stolen at gunpoint from a Mount Washington resident early Sunday morning.

                According to Det. Sgt. Dan Kelty, Mount Washington Police were dispatched to High Point Court at 12:49 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016 for the robbery.

                The victim told the officers that her car had been taken at gunpoint.

  • Cottrell seeks return to job

        SHEPHERDSVILLE — A former chief deputy for the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to regain his job.
        John Cottrell, who was terminated on Oct. 5, requested a hearing before the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office Merit Board.
        However, Cottrell’s return to work will have to go through the legal system.
        Or will it?
        At its meeting Wednesday, the merit board unanimously rejected the request for a hearing.

  • Recanvass changes nothing; Johnson wins 49th District

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- As expected, the vote count for the 49th District House of Representatives race did not change.
        After a recanvass on Thursday morning by the Bullitt County Board of Elections, Dan Johnson retained his 156-vote margin of victory over incumbent Linda Belcher.
        The total of 9,342 for Johnson and 9,186 for Belcher did not change after members of Bullitt County Clerk Kevin Mooney’s staff checked the computer readings from the Nov. 8 general election.