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Today's News

  • Louisville man sentenced for gas pump card skimming

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman announced today that on May 7, 2018, Misael Jose Fernandez Campos, age 26,  was sentenced in United States District Court by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr. to 56 months in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $100,378.93 in restitution to 65 victims.  There is no parole in the federal system.

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  • NB wraps up top seed with win over Trojans

     HEBRON ESTATES -- Alec Lush has worked around a little back stiffness this season.

    He’s watched as some of the younger arms took to the mound.

    But, in a game that meant the number one district seeding, Lush showed head coach Brian Wise exactly want he has wanted to see.

    “Alec made the statement: It’s still my team,” said Wise.

  • East has a solid week ‘on the road’

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Chargers went on the road three times last week and each time returned home with a victory.

    Unfortunately, the red and gold lost the only game at home during the week, falling to Oldham County 7-0 on Thursday.

    “We were just bad on Thursday,” veteran Bullitt East head coach Jeff Bowles said over the weekend.

  • Shooting ordinance misses target

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While the agenda was void of any discussion on ordinances regulating gun use, Bullitt Fiscal Court members were the target of several comments.

    Before speakers took to the microphone, county attorney John Wooldridge and members of fiscal court tried to explain the situation, which blew up once it got on social media.

    Wooldridge said there was never any ordinance planned that would infringe on the Second Amendment. That includes any acreage requirements.

  • Inmate at detention facility diagnosed with Hep A

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — An inmate in the Bullitt County Jail is among 24 confirmed Hepatitis A cases which have been reported locally as of May 4.

    Health Department nurse administrator Marci Flechler said that 24 confirmed Hepatitis A cases have been reported in Bullitt County as of last Friday.

    Flechler added that there were no known Hepatitis A cases currently at the Detention Center. She also reminded that there was “a lot of heresay” false information being shared via social media.

  • Speyside helps to beautify downtown Shepherdsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When Speyside Cooperage brought its unique business to Bullitt County in 2010, it was done with little fanfare.

    Even as they passed the business on North Buckman Street next to the post office, the factory was nestled back off the road.

    Now, the community’s first international company is ready to spread its wings and get more active.

    The first project will be to partner with the city of Shepherdsville in its beautification program.

  • Weekend full of events that makes county shine bright

     We often write about the bad things that happen in Bullitt County.

    The crazy things that government folks tend to do at times.

    The decisions that we question.

    And the criminal acts which are committed.

    However, there is a silver lining that most people familiar with Bullitt County know -- it is a great place to live, work and raise a family.

    This weekend, residents will have three opportunities to get a taste of those good acts.

  • Chest pain observation service now available at Jewish South

     HILLVIEW --  Medical Center Jewish South, part of KentuckyOne Health, is now offering patients in Bullitt County and surrounding areas a new option for chest pain diagnosis and care.

    Chest Pain Observation services at the hospital are now available to patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, allowing community members to get the help they need at all hours of the day and night.

    The Chest Pain Observation program opened in 2018, providing patients who have low-risk chest pain prompt diagnosis and high-quality treatment.

  • Fox Chase to consider budget at next meeting set for May 8

     FOX CHASE - There was more excitement prior to the Fox Chase April council meeting than during it.

    Council member Mike Higgins was selected to run the meeting in place of mayor Owen Taylor, who was absent due to illness.

    Higgins said Taylor called him an hour before the meeting, noting physical ailments and requesting a ride to the emergency room. Higgins added that Taylor was fine, but was unable to attend the meeting.