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Today's News

  • Charger Open is Wednesday over Heritage Hill GC

    CEDAR GROVE - Through the combination of Heritage Hill Golf Course and Bullitt East, one of the top early season golf tournaments will be held on Wednesday with the Bullitt East Charger Open.

    The tournament lost it’s main sponsor for a year ago, but first-year Bullitt East head coach Kyle Downs has managed to assemble some smaller sponsors for this tourney.

  • Blevens working for troops in Iraq

    BAGHDAD - A Shepherdsville man is making a big difference for our soldiers in Iraq. And he doesn’t even carry a weapon.

    George Allen Blevens, an Electrical Inspector employed by Hill International Inc., is serving as a member of Task Force SAFE. The 36-year-old’s daily job is the safety of service members and civilians in Iraq.

    Task Force SAFE (Safety Actions for Fire and Electricity) was formed by a Congressional mandate in August 2008 to inspect, assess and correct any electrical, fire or safety issues at more than 94,000 Coalition facilities across Iraq.

  • Make Internet safe for youngsters

    With school out and many kids spending more time on the Internet during the summer months, Attorney General Jack Conway wants to remind Kentucky families about the importance of staying safe online.  In observance of June’s designation as National Internet Safety Month, General Conway asks that parents be engaged in the virtual world, just as they are in the real world.

  • Shepherd’s Shelter receives member from AmeriCorps service program

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- To support the community and provide case management, Shepherd’s Shelter has been awarded one AmeriCorps member through a competitive application process with the Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky (HHCK).

    This member has committed to a year of service in our community.

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  • Jurors, elected officials are similar

    With the filing deadlines still seven months away, those running for office on both a state and local level must determine one thing - is it my goal to regulate morality?

    And the electorate must decide whether it expects its leaders to provide the rules of morality to the masses.

    It has often been said that one doesn’t talk politics or religion. Let’s try to do both.

  • Library hosts storytelling workshops

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Most anyone can tell a story, but it takes work to spin a quality tale.

    The Bullitt County Public Library presents an opportunity for local residents to learn prose from the pros with a series of storytelling events scheduled this summer.

    Workshops will be hosted at the Ridgway Memorial Library featuring two of the nation's best storytellers from Kentucky, Mary Hamilton and Cynthia Changaris.

  • MW man guilty of threats on judge

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A man accused of threatening to kill a Bullitt district judge could spend the next five years in prison.

    A Bullitt Circuit Court jury found Terry G. Hayes, 50, guilty of retaliating against a participant in a legal proceeding and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    He was found not guilty of possession of a controlled substance.

    Hayes went on Nov. 3, 2008, to pick up a vehicle which had been towed when he made threats to kill District Judge Rebecca Ward, who had ruled on several previous cases involving the defendant.

  • Two guilty of burglary at Belmont church

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two young men have confessed to burglarizing a local church last April.

    Keith R. Preston and Anthony W. Krempp recently entered guilty pleas in Bullitt Circuit Court for their roles in breaking into an outbuilding belonging to Belmont Baptist Church.

    According to a story in The Pioneer News, the two men broke into the church and took items such as a radio and a fire safe on April 22, 2008.

  • Schools to open on schedule

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - As construction crews are working throughout the county school system, superintendent Keith Davis said classes are scheduled to begin Aug. 11.

    Despite rumors throughout the county, Davis said unless he is told that school can't begin, classes are slated to begin as scheduled.

    Roby and Overdale elementary schools will be new facilities this year. Renovation work is continuing at Nichols, Cedar Grove and Lebanon Junction.