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Today's News

  • Another great spring break in Carolina for NB

     MYRTLE BEACH -- Having not played a game for 10 days, North Bullitt head coach Brian Wise entered the annual trip to the Cal Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach with a bit of nervousness.

    After running through a five-team stretch, which included three squads that Wise felt were very good teams, there was no more worry.

    The Eagles now enter the meat of the regular season with a 12-2 record and some bats that are red hot.

  • BCPS earns national energy honor

     WASHINGTON, D.C. - Officials with the Bullitt County Public School System are in the nation’s capitol today to accept a prestigious program that has saved millions of dollars over the past nine years.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Bullitt County Public Schools with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Energy Management Award for its outstanding efforts to improve the energy efficiency of U.S. buildings and facilities through its actions.

  • Mayor’s position set for May 10 hearing

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The first opportunity attorneys will have to discuss the conflict over the selection of Shepherdsville’s new mayor will be four weeks down the road.

    Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress set a hearing for Tuesday, May 10, to consider arguments in the lawsuit filed by Shepherdsville councilmembers Larry Hatfield and Bernie Brown.

    The suit names former mayor Scott Ellis, appointed mayor Brian James and councilmembers Dana James, Ashley Bratcher and Gloria Taft as defendants.

  • Signage to promote city headed to LJ

     LEBANON JUNCTION -- The Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission Department had just three words for the city of Lebanon Junction last month: Here’s your sign.

    Lebanon Junction mayor Larry Dangerfield and Bullitt County tourist director Troy Beam met recently to discuss the transfer of the LED sign from tourism’s hands to the city’s.

  • Trio of local hoops stars earn All-State honors

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt County's two ‘Players of the Year’ - Bullitt East’s Tyler Sharpe and North Bullitt’s Katie Downey - both earned second-team All-State distinctions last week in voting by the state’s coaches conducted by the state’s largest newspaper.

    In addition, Bullitt East junior Lindsey Duvall was also a second team All-State selection.

  • Downey closes out her stellar high school career

      CRESTVIEW -- North Bullitt’s Katie Downey closed out her spectacular high school hoops career with an appearance in the Ohio-Kentucky All-Star game at Thomas More College near Cincinnati.

    Downey, who is the reigning Sixth Region Player of the Year and the school’s all-time leading scorer, got the starting nod in the game.

  • BOOM

      NICHOLS— It’s rare to find a place where guns are openly welcome these days but, at the biannual gun show at Knob Creek Gun Range, guns are the center of attention.

    Travelers from around the country journeyed to the range to experience America’s largest machine gun shoot and military gun show.

    Every hour, participants lined up for the opportunity to shoot a variety of machine guns at barrels and old cars. Shooters raced the clock to finish obstacle courses involving rolling targets, flying objects and odd spaces.

  • Oldham man guilty of child sex trafficking

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the guilty plea of an Oldham County, Kentucky, man before Senior District Judge Charles R. Simpson III, in United States District Court, to a charge of aiding and abetting the sex trafficking of a minor.

  • Motorists warned to be alert while in work zone areas

     FRANKFORT -- Many Kentucky drivers will encounter at least one work zone during their daily travels and a split second of driver inattention can turn a highway work zone into a death zone.

    In an effort to educate Kentuckians on the importance of following work zone safety and traffic laws, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has launched Work Zone Awareness Week, April 11-15, held in conjunction with National Work Zone Awareness Week.

  • Company pays $2.5 million to resolve false claims lawsuit

     LOUISVILLE - PremierTox 2.0, Inc. has paid $2.5 million to resolve alleged violations of the False Claims Act, announced John E. Kuhn, Jr., United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.  PremierTox is a company that provides drug urine screening services to citizens of Kentucky and Tennessee.  The government alleged that PremierTox submitted false claims when billing Medicare, TennCare and Kentucky Medicaid for drug urine screening services. PremierTox previously did business in Tennessee under the name Nexus.