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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Postal worker sentenced for attempted online enticement of minor

     LOUISVILLE – Chief United States District Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., sentenced Timothy Scott Walters, 51, to 10 years in prison followed by 20 years of Supervised Release, announced United States Attorney Russel M. Coleman.

    There is no parole in the federal system.  Walters remains in the custody of the United States Marshals Service.

  • Bomb threats closes Kroger; nothing found

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Shepherdsville Kroger store was closed for about 90 minutes on Monday afternoon.

    When the bomb threat was called in by an unknown person, Kroger officials immediately notified law enforcement and began evacuation procedures before responding units arrived.

    The Louisville Metro Police Department assisted the Shepherdsville Police Department by sending resources to assist with the search of the building.

    The search yielded negative results.

  • Bowling Green physician sentenced for fraud, unlawful distribution

     BOWLING GREEN – Warren County, Kentucky, physician Charles Fred Gott was sentenced in United States District Court, before United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to 96 months' imprisonment for multiple charges of unlawful distribution and dispensing of controlled substances and health care fraud, announced United States Attorney Russel M. Coleman.

  • LJ moving forward with new curfew

     LEBANON JUNCTION— In a day where mom rarely cares if her child is home by the time the streetlights come on, the Lebanon Junction City Council is doing what it can to ensure any child is somewhere safe come nightfall.

    An ordinance was read for the first time establishing a curfew and imposing a penalty for violators and their guardians.

  • Tennis’ final week brings fair weather and flurry of play

    SHEPHERDSVILLE  — Boys and girls will be heading into Jefferson County this week as Sixth Region tournament action begins.

    Since the draw was not until Sunday night, no pairings are available.

    Savannah Kruse should have a high seed in her bid to return to the state tournament in Frankfort. Shanna Blocker of North Bullitt could also have an opportunity for a seed in singles play.

    On the boys side, it is unlikely any of the local participants will have a seed.

  • It will be a busy final week for area track programs

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The track season for all three area programs will end with a flurry this week with a pair of big meets.

    First, on Monday, the All-Bullitt County Track Championships will be held at Bullitt East High School.

    This event will be part of a full evening of track and field events at Bullitt East as Charger head coach Lenny Raley will be running both the Bullitt County Middle School and the High School championship meets on the same day.

    The two events will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Bullitt East.

  • NB’s Moody at state

     LEXINGTON – Outside of the competitors from Bullitt Central, North Bullitt freshman Josh Moody also qualified and competed in the KHSAA Kentucky State Archery Championships.

    Taking part in his first KHSAA state championships, Moody finished with a 285 total from his 30 shots. The freshman had 17 ‘10s’ on his scorecard.

    That 285 total placed Moody 67th overall out of 273 competitors. Among freshman, he had the 12th best score.