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Today's News

  • Today could be big day for people in Kentucky

    Today in the House we should be voting on a package that will raise taxes on some Kentuckians to help cover a large budget deficit.  If it passes, the Senate will vote on Friday.

    As you know, tax revenues for the state (all states, for that matter) are down and the 19 billion dollar (two-year) budget that we passed last year cannot be paid for.  Therefore, Governor Steve Beshear has to cut spending.  We can’t run a deficit, like the Federal government.

  • Cougars finally get elusive third victory; Lady Cougars win

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central’s running and gunning high-octane offense finally paid dividends last Monday as the Cougars put together a strong performance to beat Whitefield Academy 85-47.

    The contest was a late addition to the Bullitt Central schedule as many teams in the area hustled to find games over the final two weeks of the regular season because of the week lost to the ice and snow during the first week of February.

  • Shepherdsville looks for teeth to deal with nuisances

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Empowered to take steps that help to clean up the city, Jim McAuliffe needs a little help.

    He needs some rules and regulations that have some teeth - that would allow him to move forward in a quicker path to clean up dangerous situations.

    The Shepherdsville code enforcement officer presented councilmembers with a trio of ordinances dealing with abatement of nuisances from across Kentucky.

    McAuliffe said his goal is to entice growth to the community and part of that is to have a city that everyone can have pride in.

  • Lebanon Junction moves quickly to deal with storm-related issues

    LEBANON JUNCTION - Surviving the ice storm of 2009, city officials are already taking steps to be better prepared for the future.

    The Lebanon Junction City Council quickly moved forward to allow the community to better cope with future disasters.

    First, the city was placed under a precautionary boil water advisory due to having no electrical power at the water plant.

    While the city purchases water from Louisville, it must feed in chlorine due to the length of the transfer.

  • Carl Casper's annual auto show Feb. 20-22

    The most exciting and action packed gigantic show of the year will be arriving at the Ky. Exposition Center on February 20-22 for three of the biggest days on the facility’s busy calendar.

    The Carl Casper Custom & Louisville New Car Auto Show will be featuring more sensational cars and stars than ever before.

    This combined mega super Auto Show will take place in the South Wing “A”, East Hall, North Wing, Coliseum, West Wing, West Hall, and Pavilion.  Nearly 750,000 square feet of eye candy, non-stop fun and excitement!

  • Bullitt Central FFA students earn honors at recent regional welding competition

    The Bullitt Central FFA traveled to Carroll County recently to compete in the regional welding competition.

    Billy Graham received an individual No. 1 ranking in a field of 28 competitors.

    As a team, Bullitt Central placed third overall out of seven teams.

    FFA teacher Justin Peake was joined by Alex Mason, Billy Graham, David Kennedy and Shane Owen.

  • Shelter users look for ways to pass time

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville City Hall gymnasium came in handy this week as a temporary shelter for victims of the recent winter storm.

    The Bullitt/Spencer County American Red Cross hosted the makeshift shelter in cooperation with the City of Shepherdsville. The shelter officially opened Tuesday night at 11 p.m.

  • Money Crunch: Experts provide tips on how families can deal with difficulties

    HILLVIEW - As a Family Resource Center coordinator with Overdale and Maryville Elementary, Betty Marshall sees first-hand what pressures a declining economy places on families.

    Marshall teamed with Louisville attorney Tracy Hirsch to host a helpful program called “Coping with the Credit Crunch” at Jewish Hospital Medical Center South.

    “Financial concerns for parents can impact kids in school,” said Marshall. “We hope to be able to help school kids and future school kids.”

  • KSP's Pavey delivers powerful message on meth

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Methamphetamine use and abuse is among the most widespread problems in today’s society. A key task for law enforcement officials is education and awareness of the dangers surrounding meth.

    Kentucky State Police trooper Steve Pavey hopes to make young people aware of the growing problem in an attempt to keep them from horrible life situations. He presented a meth awareness program to students at Bullitt Lick Middle School and the Bullitt County Adult and Community Education’s JAG program.

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