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Today's News

  • BC scores 35 straight points in Saturday win

     FAIRDALE – After giving up a touchdown less than two minutes into the game, the Bullitt Central Cougars responded with 35 consecutive points on Saturday night to beat Fairdale 42-13 in the King of the Bluegrass Bowl at Fairdale.

    That first score by the Bulldogs came on back-to-back play that included a couple of missed defensive assignments by the Cougars. After shoring up those mistakes, the Cougars’ defense allowed Fairdale just two yards and one first down over the next five possessions.

  • Central volleyball flush with experience in ‘18

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – With six seniors and four returning starters, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars have plenty of experience heading into the 2018 volleyball season.

    That is bad news for other teams in the 23rd District as the Lady Cougars have won the past two titles under head coach Karen Vogt. The team also reached the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Tournament a year ago before losing to eventual state runner-up Mercy.

  • City asked to be aquatic partner

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There was no question that the $4 million aquatic center on the drawing board was met with support.

    But the Shepherdsville City Council didn’t appear ready to unanimously support annual financial support for a bond issue to cover the costs for the next 20 years.

    In its initial public presentation, members of the county’s aquatic committee brought its plan to city officials.

  • Health dept. gets more teeth into displaying food scores

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — So you don’t like your latest food safety score from the Bullitt County Health Department.

    You don’t want the public to see the newest score.

    But your last score was pretty darn good.

    You now have a solution. You post the good score instead of the latest score.

    Believe it or not, that has recently happened on four occasions in Bullitt County.

    Thanks to the recent passage of a new regulation, food establishments who try to pull a fast one on their customers will face daily fines.

  • Safe driving part of life for Proctor

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—It’s an honor that takes trust in not only the participant’s abilities but those around him.

    “Safe is safe,” FedEx driver David Proctor said. “You can’t be involved in an accident, no matter who causes it.”

    The Mount Washington native has accomplished a safe driving record for 34 years and recently competed in his 10th year of the national Truck Driving Championships in Columbus, Ohio.

    Proctor has logged around three million miles in those 34 years, the past 24 spent with FedEx.

  • Hunters Hollow to crack down on those not caring for property

    HUNTERS HOLLOW - It is becoming a priority to take care of your own property in the city of Hunters Hollow.

    The city commission has been constantly reminding residents to maintain grass cutting, keeping ditch lines clear, and removing trash and junk from yards.

    In the past month the city hired RLH Rentals to clear gravel that was causing drainage issues.

    City attorney Mark Edison previously distributed letters to homeowners pertaining to issues on their properties. However, two properties were not improved following the notification.

  • County to contract with engineer for projects

      SHEPHERDSVILLE — For years, one of the items on the county’s wish list of many was to employ an engineer.

    While the county isn’t hiring an employee, it has decided to contract with an engineering firm.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court agreed to spend up to $100,000 during the current fiscal year with HDR Engineering Inc.

    Keith Griffee, the county’s chief finance officer, said that $100,000 had been placed in the current budget.

  • Successful summer for the MW U-11 Mudcats
  • Tourist commission to now meet in morning on third Tuesday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE— Those looking to see the monthly inner workings of the county tourism and convention departments will now have the chance to attend a more lunchtime-friendly meeting.

    Previously, the commission met at 4:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre. Due to recent scheduling conflicts, commission member Scott Turner asked in the July meeting if the times could be changed to earlier in the day.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of August 19, 2018

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.