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Today's News

  • Men indicted for thefts, arson at storage facility

    HILLVIEW - Two men have been indicted for various theft-related charges, as well as setting storage units on fire in northern Bullitt County.

    Joseph C. Reneer III and David Lee Mullins III were recently indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

    According to the indictments, the men intentionally started a fire on Sept. 29, 2008, to damage a vehicle and a building.

    Arson is Class B felony punishable by 10-20 years in prison.

    The men were also charged with 18 counts of complicity to burglary, a Class D felony punishable by 1-5 years in prison.

  • Lou Ann Moore selected as first woman to lead Chamber

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was an historic evening for Bullitt County.

    For the first time in the history of the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce, a woman will lead the organization the next two years.

    Long-time realtor Lou Ann Moore was introduced to a crowd of over 250 community leaders as the organization’s new leader.

    It was also a night in which the business group honored a former state representative as its Citizen of the Year.

    Before president Keith Griffee passed the gavel to Moore, he recapped some of his memories of the past two years.

  • THIS WEEK IN SPORTS: December 22-28

    THIS WEEK IN SPORTS

    BASKETBALL

    Saturday, December 27

    **Both the Bullitt Central Cougars and the North Bullitt Eagles will take part in the National Guard Holiday Classic at LaRue County High School. In the first round, North Bullitt will take on Meade County at 4 p.m. Bullitt Central will then take the court in the 7 p.m. contest against LaRue County.

  • Golf course gets Sunday alcohol sales

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Those in Bullitt County looking to get an alcoholic drink on Sunday will soon have that opportunity.

    Although the Shepherdsville City Council did not approve Sunday alcohol sales throughout the municipality, the members did vote to allow a small area of the community to serve liquor.

    Identical to the vote in July, mayor Sherman Tinnell broke the 3-3 tie and voted against a measure to allow Sunday alcohol sales in restaurants seating at least 100 people and having at least 70 percent of their gross receipts in food sales.

  • Chargers get early district jump; Lady Chargers roll

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - There really are no make or break games in December for area basketball teams, but the Bullitt East Chargers picked up a big win on Friday as they traveled into Jefferson County and rolled the Southern Trojans 61-46.

    The game was big because Southern (3-2) already has a victory this season over Fairdale, the defending 24th District champions. With the win, Bullitt East is now the only undefeated team in the district with a 2-0 mark.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of December 21

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of December 21:

    Jefferson County:

  • Don't be part of a holiday statistic

    Thousands of people die or are injured in alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes each year in the United States. In Bullitt County there were 98 collisions involving drinking drivers and 14 collisions involving drivers under influence of drugs in 2007 (KSP Traffic Report, 2007).

    The Bullitt County Partners In Prevention Coalition members urges Bullitt County residents to avoid driving while under the influence of alcohol or other drugs during this holiday season. Don’t turn what should be a happy season into a lifelong bad memory for your family.

  • Lady Cougars end losing Fairdale run; Boys bitten by the Bulldogs

    FAIRDALE - The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars picked up a key win in the 24th District on Tuesday as they traveled into Jefferson County and beat Fairdale 55-46.

    The win was the first for the Lady Cougars over their district rivals since Fairdale and Bullitt Central moved into the 24th District four years ago. Fairdale has won all three district titles since realignment, once beating Bullitt Central in the final.

  • Mount Washington looks at making elections non-partisan seats

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – Abolishing partisan city elections could be the last action that the Mount Washington city council is remembered for if it passes a proposed ordinance establishing nonpartisan elections for city offices this December.

    The ordinance, which was introduced by councilman Greg Gentry, would abolish partisan elections and primaries for the offices of mayor and council members.

    The council had its first reading of the ordinance at Monday night's meeting and will vote on the issue Dec. 22.

  • Success allows Neal to help others

    Michael Neal is "paying it forward" in a most positive way.

    The concept of helping others as a way of paying back for the help received began with Benjamin Franklin, circa 1784. Michael has just completed his first Cooper/Clayton Smoking Cessation Clinic as a volunteer facilitator.