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Today's News

  • East and LaRue battle for home play-off spot

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A home play-off game will be on the line on Friday when the Bullitt East Chargers return home to take on LaRue County in a key Class 4-A showdown.

    The post-season scenario is simple. The winner of this game will finish second (behind Marion County) in the district and will host a game in the first round of the play-offs on Friday, Nov. 6. The loser will finish third in the district and will have to go on the road for all of the play-offs.

    This will also be Homecoming Week at Bullitt East.

  • Three men indicted in series of false checks

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Three men have been indicted after allegedly passing counterfeit employment checks in early August.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury has indicted David T. Brown, David E. Gotting and Michael D. Truax.

    The men were involved in a series of counterfeit check writings using the name of Do It All Floor and Wall Covering.

    The checks were written to C.F.’s Daily Stop on Hillview Boulevard, Brooks Liquors and Bullitt County Supermarket on Highway 245.

  • Give us our Freedom: Parents argue unfair to change redistricting plan notice

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The message was clear - parents in The Pointe subdivision wanted the “freedom” to keep their youngsters at their present elementary school.

    Members of the Bullitt County Public School Board heard a passionate plea from a group of Freedom Elementary parents who wish to have their children remain at that school.

  • MW talks on retirement gets toxic

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — It appears the Mount Washington City Council’s discussions on reinstating hazardous duty pension to local police new-hires might become hazardous themselves.

    The council and Mayor Joetta Calhoun had some emotional discourse about the subject at the council’s Sept. 28 meeting.

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  • Healthy Expo

    The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Health Fair on Thursday at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Shepherdsville resident Tina Zamora wasn’t a happy camper and it had nothing to do with the recent UL-UK football game. She was getting her finger pricked by Chris Cope, a registered nurse with Jewish Hospital. It was part of a free cholesterol screening.

    Semi Phelps has her blood pressure checked by Jewish Hospital's Ashley Riley.

  • Sunday sales in Hillview may be close

    HILLVIEW - It appears that getting a drink on Sunday in some establishments in Hillview might be getting closer to reality.

    At a special meeting Tuesday night, Hillview councilmembers batted around several possibilities in terms of extending the right to sell alcohol to Sunday.

    However, the recommended ordinance to be drawn by city attorney Mark Edison could have impact on all who sell alcohol in Hillview.

    The consensus among councilmembers seemed to only allow Sunday liquor sales in restaurants that have at least 70 percent in food sales.

  • Two injured in Monday accident

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Two Taylorsville residents were seriously injured in a two-car collision Monday afternoon on Highway 44 between Winning Colors and Emerald Drives. 

    The accident happened shortly after 3 p.m. and left 47-year-old Donald L. Dunn with life-threatening injuries, according to an investigation conducted by Kentucky State Police Det. Terry Whittaker. 

  • Paving the safer way for student mobility

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s not an easy walk becoming an Eagle Scout, but one local Scout hopes to achieve it by making walking easier.

    Jamie Stottman is working toward becoming the first Eagle Scout recognized by Troop 685 since the group rechartered two years ago.

    An Eagle Scout must complete at least 100 hours of a service project that benefits the community. Stottman helped to plan and create a sidewalk between Shepherdsville Elementary and Bullitt Lick Middle School, where Troop 685 meets.

  • Third meeting might be charm for owners to get zoning decision

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — The third time might be a charm for Jeffrey and Louie Sherrard.

    Or, at least, they might be in a position to get a recommendation on a rezoning request that has become controversial for the second time in the past decade.

    The Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission opted to table the rezoning request for a tract of land off Highway 44 West near Buckman Street.

    The Sherrards are hoping to rezone from R-3 Residential to B-2 Central Business.