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Today's News

  • Road crews made for good ‘sledding’ in time of snow

     OK, it wasn’t the ‘big’ one. But in our parts of the country, a dusting of snow can cause as much havoc as if it was a 20-inch dumping.

    Thanks to the road departments for the county, state and municipalities. Bullitt County roads -- be it in the county or in a city -- are always done quickly and effectively.

    Law enforcement are always there to help those in need. EMS staff face added challenges when the roads (and sidewalks) are bad.

    Dispatchers are kept busy and Emergency Management Agency is also busy.

  • There will be some politics this spring despite few races

     While the signups were still being taken as our deadlines passed, we know a couple of things about the May primary.

    First, there will be at least one race for everyone in Bullitt County. That will be the Democratic primary for U.S. President.

    Second, voters in the 49th District, no matter your party, will have a primary race.

    Incumbent Linda Belcher will be challenged by Paul Caccitore in the Democratic primary, a repeat of two years ago.

    And County Judge Melanie Roberts will face Jennifer Stepp in the Republican primary.

  • Month remains in basketball regular season

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – With just a month remaining in the regular season, basketball is looking ahead to the post-season both on and off the court.

    On the court, the only really important game left is next Friday’s boys’ contest at North Bullitt when 23rd District rival Moore visits. North Bullitt can wrap up the number one seed with a win. If the Eagles beat Moore, then it won’t matter the outcome of the Feb. 10 game at Evangel, the final district game of the regular season.

  • Bowling enters post-season

     LOUISVILLE – Local bowling teams are the first of the ‘winter’ sports to enter the post-season this week and next week with Region Three competition at Ken Bowl Lanes.

    The girls’ team competition was held on Tuesday and the boys’ team competition will be on Thursday starting at 4 p.m. The individual championships will be held next Tuesday starting at 4 p.m.

  • Bullitt County Player of the Year

     Bullitt Central senior Cameron Dukes was recently named the Bullitt County Player of the Year by Schmid Funeral Home, The Award Center and The Pioneer News.

    Bullitt Central principal James Beavers was at the award presentation along with Tim Gonterman and Mark Schmid of Schmid Funeral Home.

  • Shepherdsville woman guilty of stealing $243,000 from employer

     LOUISVILLE, KY – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. announced the guilty plea of Kathleen Marie Farias to charges related to the theft of over $243,000 from her Bullitt County employer, before Judge Greg Stivers in U.S. District Court.

  • Area Technology Center unveiling lot of changes

     The Bullitt County Area Technology Center (ATC) is experiencing a renaissance of reinvigorating existing programs and launching new initiatives.

    First year Academic Principal Angela Binkley spoke about the changes during the December District Assembly meeting with an audience gathered inside the Crossroads Elementary School media center.

  • Giving It Back

     Ms. Verna and Ms. Marlene were recipients of the December Second Wind Dream at Elmcroft Senior Living  in Mount Washington.

    Each month, a resident or two at the facility are awarded the “dream”. Some simply ask for family memberts to visit, while others may go out for a movie and a dinner.

    The December recipients decided to take a shopping trip and then went out to eat.

    But instead of shopping for themselves, they did shopping for two children who are part of the Mount Washington Peoples Bank Angel Tree program.

  • Middle, high district science fair winners

     Aaron Barr, a freshman and Bullitt Central High School, and Gracelynn Furhman, a seventh grade student at Hebron Middle School, are the First Place winners in the annual Secondary School Science Fair.

    Aaron’s project featured Energy Conservation while Gracelynn focused on Formulating Formulas.

    This is Gracelynn’s second consecutive year to capture the middle school science fair title (a district first). Aaron won second place last year as an eighth grader at Bullitt Lick Middle School.

  • 11 names on GOP Presidential Caucus ballot

     The Republican Party of Kentucky announced that the following 11 presidential candidates filed their declaration of candidacy with the state party by the January 7 deadline to appear on the ballot for the 2016 Kentucky Republican Presidential Caucus: Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Rick Santorum and Donald Trump.