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Today's News

  • Crisis LIHEAP begins application process Jan. 12

     Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency, Inc.begins operating the “Crisis” portion of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on January 12, 2015. 

  • WIND CHILL ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING

     The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a wind chill advisory for Bullitt County until 10 a.m. Thursday morning.

    Arctic high pressure entered the area Wednesday afternoon, with some northern areas of the region reporting wind chills below zero.

    A low temperature of 1 is forecast this evening, with wind chills as low as 10 to 15 degrees below zero.

  • LIGHTS, CAMERAS, NO ACTION...Court listens to fire concerns

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For those who attended the Bullitt Fiscal Court meeting Tuesday looking for some answers, they probably left a little disappointed.

    While there were comments and concerns addressed about the status of the Southeast Bullitt Fire District, there were no decisions to be found.

    The meeting was the first since fire chief Julius Hatfield withdrew his Dec. 4 resignation from the Southeast Bullitt board of trustees.

  • CONFLICTING SIGNS: MW Council thinks twice; decides to keep sign laws

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Recent discussion about a new proposed sign ordinance has left many confused.

    The Mount Washington City Council had a second reading of a sign ordinance which would overhaul the current one and eliminate items such as signs being hung on utility poles and require people to obtain a permit for yard or garage sale signs. 

    Another element which would affect a lot of businesses is signs with moveable type or flashing arrow signs will only be allowed to be displayed 30 days a year.

  • Regional sewer proposal nears final stages

     LOUISVILLE - Coming up with a regional sewage treatment plan could be a very costly situation.

    But, on the other hand, it might be just as costly to do nothing.

    The second in a series of public meetings on the Salt River Watershed sewer work group was held recently in Louisville.

    The few who attended listened as engineers with Strand and Associates outlined some of the options…and the costs.

    Bullitt, Jefferson and Oldham counties have the only agencies who are part of the work group.

  • Lady Chargers remain hot for Missouri show

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – After losing four out of the first five games of the season, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers needed a spark.

    That came in the team’s Schmid Funeral Home Classic as the red and gold rallied in the second half of the championship game to beat North Bullitt by ten points.

  • Lady Eagles hit a bump in the road on the road

     HEBRON ESTATES – The five-day holiday trip to Charleston, South Carolinas was good, but the results were less than satisfying for the North Bullitt Lady Eagles.

    After winning eight straight games to open the season, North Bullitt had dropped the championship game of the Schmid Funeral Home Classic at Bullitt East to the host team.

  • This fire will not be put out very soon

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The media was present.

    The crowd was large.

    The anticipation was high.

    Some came from the show which is known as Bullitt Fiscal Court.

    Others came to see what was going to happen in the latest whirlwind saga known as Southeast Bullitt Fire Department.

    At the end of the morning, most probably left disappointed.

    With the exception of a minor flare up at the end of the meeting, calmer heads prevailed on this Tuesday morning.

  • Chargers & Eagles (barely) tabbed for Boys’ LIT bracket

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the first time ever, there will be two Bullitt County teams in next week’s Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament as both Bullitt East and North Bullitt secured bids late last week.

    Play in this year’s Boys’ LIT will start next Monday and all games will be played at Valley High School. Games will be played every night during the week except for Thursday with the championship game set for Saturday at 7:45 p.m.

  • East stumbles early in Lexington

     LEXINGTON – The holiday tournament season for the Bullitt East Chargers came to a somewhat frustrating end last Monday as they completed play in the Traditional Bank Holiday Classic with a 51-50 win over North Laurel.

    That win came after a pair of losses in early round play. The Chargers opened with a 69-56 loss to Lexington Christian and then fell to Louisville Central by a 56-39 count.