Today's News

  • Salute to dedicated nurses

    “She is a ‘ministering angel’ without any exaggeration in these hospitals, and as her slender form glides quietly along each corridor, every poor fellow’s face softens with gratitude at the sight of her.

    When all the medical officers have retired for the night and silence and darkness have settled down upon those miles of prostrate sick, she may be observed alone, with a little lamp in her hand, making her solitary rounds.” (cited in, The Life of Florence Nightingale by E.T. Cook (1913) Vol 1, p 237)

  • Budget panel starts work on tight figures

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The first step was taken to propose recommendations about the upcoming 2010-11 county budget.

        The committee, composed of magistrates Joe Laswell and David Walker, held its first meeting Tuesday. Another meeting is planned for Wednesday, May 12, at 3:30 p.m.

        Department heads came forward with some of their requested changes.

  • Arrest made in multiple vehicle thefts

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - On April 25, 2010 Shepherdsville Police arrested Daniel J. Miller of Shepherdsville and charged him with 1 count of Burglary III and 8 counts of Theft by Unlawful Taking from a vehicle.

    These thefts occurred from March thru April. There are at least 15 separate incidents within Shepherdsville and possibly other thefts within Bullitt County that have been attributed to Mr. Miller.

  • Overdale room becomes House of Wax figures

        HILLVIEW - Mary Raidt’s homeroom was transfigured into the House of Wax.

        The Overdale Elementary teacher had her students become historical and popular figurines in a class project called “The Wax Museum.”

        Each student selected a character to portray in the museum.

        “It was the students’ choice,” said Raidt. “Either historical figures or current celebrities. I just let them choose someone they were interested in.”

  • City applies for tasers rifle grant

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Tasers have been effective alternatives as non-lethal weapons for law enforcement officials throughout the country.

        Capt. Ken Bernardi said the Shepherdsville police department has been pleased with the weapons. However, there are situations where the 25-foot limit to the probes won’t help in controlling the situation.

  • Five agencies in Bullitt County get Metro United Way funds

         Five Bullitt county programs that provide services for children and youths have been selected by the Bullitt County Advisory Board to receive funding from the Metro United Way.

        These one-time grants, totaling $41,905, have been made available from funds raised by the 2008-09 Metro United Way Campaign in Bullitt County.   

  • Lady Eagles win track title at Holy Cross Inv.

        LOUISVILLE - North Bullitt’s rapidly improving track teams posted their best showings so far this spring recently in the Holy Cross Invitational.

        The Lady Eagles won the team title amongst nine teams as they scored 170 points. That was well ahead of the host school with 122 points and Pleasure Ridge Park with 114.

        There were eight teams in the boys’ meet with the Eagles finishing second with 106 points. Holy Cross won the meet with 167 points.

  • MW council considers limiting merit pay

           MOUNT WASHINGTON - For years the mayor’s office has had the power to grant pay raises to city employees based on merit.

        In recent budgets the city council has set aside about $10,000 to be used at the discretion of the mayor for city employee merit pay increases.

        During the April 26 regular council meeting, councilman Dale Walter proposed an ordinance that would limit the amount of merit pay increase the mayor could give to individual employees.

  • Cougars start hot, Eagles rise to challenge

        HEBRON ESTATES - It didn’t start exactly the way North Bullitt fans would have wanted.

        But it was a great way to begin a district game against a county rival for fans of the Bullitt Central Cougars.

        The visiting Cougars came out of the cages hungry and aggressive on Tuesday. But in the end, it was the North Bullitt Eagles who came away with the 5-4 victory and the guarantee of not having to play a first-round district baseball game in two weeks.