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Today's News

  • Few file as non-partisan deadlines set for Aug. 12

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With just six weeks to go until the filing deadline, several non-partisan races are starting to see candidates announce their intentions.

  • Elliott honored for years of service to community

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- For over 45 years, Barbara Elliott has been a vital part of the Bullitt County education scene.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning July 7, 2014

    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.

  • Donaldson sticks with bowling

     HEBRON ESTATES – North Bullitt senior Courtney Donaldson says that she always knew what she was going to do after graduating from high school.

         That dream is still alive as Donaldson will join the bowling program at Spalding University in Louisville starting in the fall.

  • Campbellsville man pleads guilty to bank robbery

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Campbellsville, Kentucky man pleaded guilty today in United States District Court, before Senior District Judge John G. Heyburn II, to two counts of bank robbery, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

    Joshua Riley Spangler, age 28, admitted in court to robbing through force, violence and intimidation, the Cecilian Bank, located at 235 East Western Avenue in Sonora, Kentucky of $1,019. on January 15, 2013.

  • BBB Hot Topics: July 2014

    Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s July 2014 Hot Topics!
     
    1.    BBB is receiving calls from local consumers saying they are getting calls from themselves! Scammers are using Spoofing Technology to impersonate businesses, police departments, and your own number! The technology is used to get victims to pick up the phone when they normally wouldn’t answer an unfamiliar number. Victims report the scammers are trying to get their personal information.

  • High School Basketball Camp Fun and Games

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--A summer tradition in the area is the baskeball camps during the month of June. Because of the late ending to the school year, all of the June camps fell the same week.

    At Bullitt East, Lady Charger head coach Chris Stallings conducted the 24th rendition of the Charger Basketball Camp and had over 250 campers in two sessions.

    At Bullitt Central, girls' basketball coach Kyle Roach and boys' coach Joe Pat Lee once again held single session camps that were filled with dribbling, running and shooting.

  • Ranschaert always had Spalding

    HEBRON ESTATES – For North Bullitt senior Kayla Ranschaert, the decision on a college future was one she made in the summer before her final year of high school.

         Still, it wasn’t until this May that Ranschaert had her official ceremony to announce that she would be attending school and bowling at Spalding University in Louisville.

  • Lebanon Junction adjusting to new supplier of water source

    LEBANON JUNCTION--The switch to Louisville Water may not have turned out to be as wonderful as Lebanon Junction originally imagined.

    At Tuesday night’s council meeting, the council examined two water bids to examine and computerize the city water system.

    City Clerk Susan Crady said pressure has gone down in some areas since the switch, but they do not know why.

    Council member Allie Phillips made a motion to accept the bid of $2,850 from Kentucky Engineering PLLC because it was the “cheapest.”

  • Tourist commission gets clean audit as new fiscal year gets under way

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--It was business as usual at the special meeting for Bullitt County/Shepherdsville Tourist & Convention Commission Tuesday.

    Tourism Director Tory Beam said he biggest change from last year’s budget was having to cut $30,000 from print ads since the state will not be providing as much aid anymore.

    Other notables included a decrease to miscellaneous travel expenses and $1,000 for a new computer. Total travel expenses are budgeted at $15,500 with $2,300 for conferences, seminars and training.