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Today's News

  • Honoring a Fallen Hero

     Emergency responders throughout the region honored fallen Kentucky State Trooper Sgt. David Gibbs on Friday morning.

    Gibbs died from injuries suffered earlier that morning in a LaRue County auto accident.

    Several of the overpasses on Interstate 65 were adorned with flags flown by the first responders.

    At Highway 44, Shepherdsville Fire Department was joined by Mount Washington Fire, Bullitt County EMS, Shepherdsville Police and the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department.

  • Tracks, rest room will be re-bid later this year

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Scott Kremer keeps looking for a nugget of good news to bring to the Bullitt County Public School Board.

    The owner of Studio Kremer Architects won’t get that opportunity for at least the next several months.

    Kremer was commissioned to lead a project that would improve track and field conditions at each of the high schools.

    As part of that project, North Bullitt High School was seeking to have rest room renovations at the football field.

  • Let us not let negotiations go backward at SE Bullitt

     Things were a little scary on Monday night.

    There was a little bit of deja vu in the air at Southeast Bullitt Fire Department.

    Just a week or so shy of possibly having an agreement to merge the two controlling boards, things seemed to be a bit shaky.

    While most of the faces have changed, you could get the sense of uneasiness.

    On this particular night, the Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District board was to set a tax rate for the coming year.

  • Looking to inspire lives as a journalist

     While attending class at Bullitt East High School sometime around 2008, a teacher asked us if anybody knew what our great-great-great grandparents did during their lives. 

    When none of us knew, he asked us what we would do to ensure our great-great-great grandchildren knew what we did with our lives. 

    And so I had a question to answer: what did I want to be known for 100 years from now?

    The answer was easy: I wanted to be the girl that helped inspire others to do great things with their lives.

  • Lady Charger volleyball looking for banner season

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East volleyball program is thinking big for the 2015 season – really big.

    With the possibility of putting three players on the court who stand 6-feet tall or taller, the Lady Chargers will be as big as any team veteran head coach Ed Fisher has ever had.

  • Council asks mayor to resign

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - With the negative publicity swirling around the community, the Shepherdsville City Council voted to approve a resolution asking mayor Scott Ellis to resign.

  • Many reasons to be optimistic about our newest generation

     I saw a graphic the other day that showed Americans’ confidence in various major US institutions (the military, small business, organized labor, the police, newspapers, organized religion, Congress, etc.) and compared today’s level with historical averages.

    Unfortunately, it was generally negative, in that all but two (the military and small business) institutions are afforded less confidence now than the historic average of this Gallup Poll (by the way, they didn’t ask about Americans’ confidence in opinion polls).

  • BBB Hot Topics: August 2015

      See the latest scams in BBB’s August 2015 Hot Topics

    1.    Local consumers are receiving letters in the mail from an out-of-town attorney referencing unclaimed property. The attorney offers the consumer help to claim it, for a fee. You can find out if you have unclaimed property or cash - for free – just contact your State Treasury or go to unclaimed.org.

  • Davis awarded with national recognition

     Bullitt County Public Schools Superintendent Keith Davis has been selected for the National Association for Gifted Children’s (NAGC)/Ball State University annual Administrator Award.

    Davis will be formally recognized during NAGC’s Ceremony of Excellence in November in Phoenix, AZ.

    In characteristically humble fashion, Davis credited his team as the ones making the difference in local gifted education.

  • Fox Chase looks at paving certain city streets this year

     FOX CHASE - Street maintenance is an issue that all city officials face.

    The Fox Chase City Council appears to be in good shape in regards to upgrades.

    Mayor Owen Taylor informed the council that Mago Construction offered an estimated cost of around $62,000 to pave and restripe some city streets.

    Taylor said Mago, Flynn Brothers Construction and the county were waiting on updated asphalt costs to determine project costs.

    The mayor added that a Mago representative told him the city’s roads were still in decent shape.