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Today's News

  • Fight on drugs turns to focus on major cases

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- As a private citizen the past few years, Donnie Tinnell may have wondered if there was a working drug task force in Bullitt County.

    There hadn’t been a lot of publicity.

    There were no weekly press conferences.

    So, as he was appointed to fill out the remaining 22 months of sheriff David Greenwell’s term, Tinnell would definitely have the opportunity to see how much drug activity was being investigated.

  • Cougars get two early, then hold on to snap skid

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Over the past 15 years, the Bullitt Central Cougars have a dismal record against Bullitt East when it comes to baseball.

    However, on Thursday, Cougar junior Harrison Ijames put a 16-game losing streak in the rear view mirror as Bullitt Central recorded a 2-0 victory in the only regular season meeting between the two rivals this season.

    Since 2008, a span of nine games, Bullitt Central had not scored more than a single run in any of the losses to the Chargers.

  • Holt throws 1-hitter in second straight outing

     FAIRDALE — Fairdale was looking to pick up a game.

    North Bullitt had been rained out twice and needed a game.

    And the two schools are only five miles apart.

    So, lets play ball.

    In its only game before heading to Myrtle Beach for its annual Cal Ripken Experience, the North Bullitt Eagles hooked up with Fairdale.

    For a second straight game, Brendan Holt supplied his team with a one-hit performance en route to a 6-1 North Bullitt victory.

  • Small issues may become big issues on facility’s use

     It’s kind of funny how quickly one discussion can lead to another and how a non-issue becomes a major issue.

    Shepherdsville mayor Curtis Hockenbury and the council started a recent conversation about whether an agency could be given access to the community center several hours a day.

    Before you could bat an eye, the public works department would take over the use of the Shepherdsville Community Center and several groups would be left looking for other options.

    The decision took a matter of minutes.

  • Fiscal Court overturns ACO termination

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The new animal control director in Bullitt County is a familiar face.

  • Shepherdsville man pleads guilty, to receive 5-year sentence for seeking sex with minor

     FRANKFORT – Attorney General Andy Beshear announced today that a Shepherdsville man has pleaded guilty to seeking sex with a minor and will receive five years in prison. 

    Martin Eugene Klemens, 58, of Shepherdsville, pleaded guilty in Franklin Circuit Court last week to unlawful use of electronic means originating or received within the Commonwealth of Kentucky to induce a minor to engage in sexual or other prohibited activities, a Class D felony.    

  • 'Shack'led: Fire causes traffic issues in Shepherdsville

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - A structure fire led to a road closure in Shepherdsville Tuesday morning.

  • Buege cuts hair to fulfill pledge

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Kicking off their focus of the “service” virtue, Eastside Middle issued a challenge for students to raise $2,000 to donate to St. Baldricks, a non-profit organization which funds childhood cancer research. Assistant principal Kyle Buege agreed to shave his head for St. Baldrick’s if the students met the goal during the two-day challenge. The students replied by raising $3,500.

  • MW Lions Club collects old pill bottles for another use overseas

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— Finding time to volunteer can be difficult, but what if it was as easy as putting empty pill bottles into a box rather than a trash can?

    Mount Washington Lion Gary Meredith is heading an empty-pill bottle collection to send overseas.

    “A lot of these places overseas don’t have anything to dispense medicine in, so they’re being handed their pills to put in their pockets or whatever they can find,” Meredith said.

  • Tennis programs gliding into spring break

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Action already neared the mid-way point for the tennis teams in Bullitt County.

    Unfortunately, the week got off to a wet start as a match between North Bullitt and Bullitt Central was rained out on Monday.

    In a cross-county match, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars turned back Bullitt East 4-1 on Wednesday.

    In a battle of state tournament performers from last spring, Bullitt East’s Savannah Kruse got the best of her battle against Rebecca Price. Kruse scored an 8-4 victory.