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Today's News

  • Business hopes to provide Gr8ter good for the community

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two local business owners hope that a new store will help meet the greater goods of the community.

    Joe and Stacena Bohannon, co-owners of A Plus Signs and Screen Printing, have opened a second business, The Gr8ter Goods, with the concept of sharing business profits with local charitable organizations.

    Joe Bohannon said the store was primarily a gift shop, featuring local and regional products along with items that represent some of the organizations being assisted.

  • HISTORY COMES ALIVE

     PIONEER VILLAGE - In a brand new red, white and blue gymnasium, the 5th grade Patriots of Maryville Elementary portrayed many historical American figures at their annual Wax Museum.

    Students elect and research their choice of historical figures, then research the individual as part of their classroom assignment.

    From there, they dressing character and create a display for the museum, where they act out a monologue representing the figure.

  • Beech Grove Storage has new space for all your valuable stuff

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local family business opened another family business.

    Beech Grove Storage is now open for business, located at 204 Old Ford Road, off Beech Grove Road, in Shephersville.

    Co-owners Lois and Jim Reading have also owned Bullitt Septic since 1983. Their son and daughter-in-law, Brad and Susan Reading, are co-managers of the storage facility.

    Beech Grove Storage includes 52 units ranging in size from 10x10 to 10x30. Susan said outdoor units were also available for items such as RVs and boats.

  • Greenwell indicted on five counts

     LOUISVILLE – A former Bullitt County, Kentucky, Sheriff was charged by grand jury indictment, under seal, with four counts of attempting to obstruct the due administration of justice while serving as sheriff, and with one count of aiding and abetting in conspiring to distribute 100 kilograms or more of marijuana, a Schedule I controlled substance, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    David Greenwell, of Bullitt County, was arrested today and appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Colin Lindsay in Louisville.

  • Truck stuck at train overpass

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A tractor-trailer wedged underneath the CSX Railroad overpass at Highway 480 EX Wednesday afternoon.

    Kentucky State Police Ofc. Joseph Overton said the driver was apparently following GPS directions back to Interstate 65 when he attempted to cross under the tracks at about 1 p.m.

    According to Overton, the driver, Nuritdin Jurgev, was traveling from Cedar Grove Road up to Preston Highway, then tried to find his way back to I-65 northbound.

    The trailer contained 25,000 pounds of DVDs, or about a half-full trailer, Overton said.

  • Allen Co. resident guilty of malicious fire, mail fraud

     BOWLING GREEN – An Adair County, Kentucky resident pleaded guilty yesterday in United States District Court, before District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to charges of setting a fire to her rental home, in order to obtain money, through false pretenses, from a renter’s insurance policy purchased prior to setting the fire, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • BE’s Duvall hospitalized again with knee woes

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – For the second time since the end of the high school basketball season, Bullitt East standout and 2017 Kentucky Miss Basketball Lindsey Duvall has spent time in the hospital due to continuing problems from her fall 2015 knee surgery that forced her to miss most of her junior season.

  • Eagles earn top district seed 5-0 over Central

     HEBRON ESTATES – One team was fighting for its goal. The other appeared to already feel it had reached its goal.

    With Alec Lush throwing a one-hit shutout, North Bullitt locked up its goal of winning yet another regular season District 23 title. That gives the Eagles the top seed in the upcoming tournament.

    For the Bullitt Central Cougars, head coach G.J. Moore wasn’t impressed with the effort. A victory could have set up a three-way tie for the quest for a top seed.

    At the end of the day, North Bullitt came away with a 5-0 victory.

  • Mother Nature wins out over East and LIT

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Mother Nature pretty much got the best of Bullitt East and the Louisville Invitational event that the Chargers were hosting last week.

    At first, it appeared that Bullitt East head coach Jeff Bowles had pulled a rabbit out of his hat by moving the first night of action up a day, starting the four-team round-robin event on Wednesday with a single game. There was also a single game on Thursday.

  • Mount Washington farmer provides lettuce, strawberries for the Derby

     LOUISVILLE -- May has finally arrived, and soon we’ll hear the much anticipated pounding of the hooves.

    The 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby is here.

    For the fourth year in a row, the smells at the track include the delicious aromas of Churchill Downs Executive Chef David Danielson.

    Danielson, in his fourth year as executive chef and his seventh year with Levy Restaurants in Louisville, is committed to buying local foods and supporting farmers in Kentucky.