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Today's News

  • Zoneton looks for some'body' to be on board

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - For at least the third time, Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts has unsuccessfully attempted to name a new member of the Zoneton Fire Board of Trustees.

    At this stage, fire chief Rob Orkies is asking Bullitt Fiscal Court members for a name that they could live with.

    Magistrate Joe Laswell hopes that could be done at the Jan. 6 meeting.

    Zoneton trustee Bill Washburn passed away earlier this year.

  • Three arrested in meth lab near Dixie Highway

    WEST POINT - Three individuals were arrested early Tuesday morning as part of a record 50th methamphetamine drug bust in Bullitt County.

    Bullitt County Drug Task Force director Kenny Hardin said a resident in the Lake Louisa mobile home park called central dispatch about a bad chemical order coming from a structure in the area.

    Upon arrival, a member of the drug task force found an active methamphetamine lab had been knocked over. Nichols Volunteer Fire Department was called to the scene and several trailers in the area were evacuated, according to Hardin.

  • Fire strikes Red Cross, Senior Citizen facility

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A weekend fire resulted in damages to the Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency Senior Life Enrichment Center facility.

    Shepherdsville Fire units responded to a call at the Senior Center at 7:48 a.m. Monday morning. The center is located at 214 Frank E. Simon Ave., in the rear of the Bullitt/Spencer American Red Cross building next to the Bullitt County Judicial Center.

    Shepherdsville Chief Brad Whitaker said an MPCAA discovered smoke throughout the building Monday morning and called firefighters.

  • BBB offers safety tips on shopping on the Internet

    With more shoppers expected to hit the Internet this season, scammers will take advantage of consumers who are looking for bargains.

    Scammers will set up shop online, using low prices to entice shoppers, but ultimately not delivering the goods.

    BBB is offering 10 tips for gift givers to help them stay safe and secure when shopping online this holiday season.

    1.  Protect your computer – A computer should always have the most recent updates installed for spam filters, anti-virus and anti-spyware software, and a secure firewall.

  • Thanks Ned for service to county

    To think that your first day on the job entailed going to Bullitt Fiscal Court to ask for the establishment of a new tax....and you survived for another 22 years.

    Ned Fitzgibbons will leave his position as the only director of the Bullitt County Public Health Department as he retires at the end of December.

    Not only did Fitzgibbons survive that attempt to impose a countywide health tax (which was eventually approved) but he thrived.

    More importantly, the health department has thrived.

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  • Eagles in LIT Tuesday

    HEBRON ESTATES - The North Bullitt Eagles will get their shot at playing in the Louisville Invitational Tournament this week when they take on Trinity at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Bellarmine University’s Knights’ Hall.

  • Shepherdsville Elementary students enjoy special meal

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — With specially-made placemats and name tags, second grade students in Dionna Bickley and Beth Lahue’s classes were treated to a special meal.

    In honor of Thanksgiving, the students were served a meal of turkey and all the trimmings on the Tuesday before holiday break.

    Thanks to donations from Mark’s Feed Store, Bootleg BBQ and Ernie Norris, the students were able to dine in style. Parents helped to prepare some of the food and also helped to serve the students.

  • Thanks through song

    The Bullitt Central choir performed during the community Thanksgiving service at First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville.

    It was part of the annual Fellowship of Concern Thanksgiving service.

    The BC choir will perform again at First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville Monday, Dec. 15, at its annual Christmas concert. The public is invited to attend. The concert begins at 7 p.m.

  • Lady Cougars win holiday tournament

    FRANKFORT - The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars have often wanted to run and gun under head coach Bryan Bates.

    Now, this season, the Lady Cougars are running and gunning and more importantly, winning

    Bullitt Central picked up its most impressive tournament title in a number of years on Wednesday, when the maroon and gray capped a strong three day run with a 53-41 victory over an Australian International Team in the championship game of the Lady Wolverine Holiday Classic at Western Hills High School in Frankfort.