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Today's News

  • Magistrates: Won’t be allowed pay increase

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — For the first time in at least 38 years, magistrates in Bullitt County may receive a pay increase.

    But, then again, maybe they won’t.

    In the 2018-19 budget, the pay for each of the four magistrates was slated to increase by $4,319. That would bring their salary to $20,000 each.

    There is also additional expense allowance and a training fringe benefit for each of the four who qualify.

    The question is whether magistrates can budget for raises after the filing deadline had passed.

  • Bullitt election results audited

     State Attorney General Andy Beshear will have six counties to have random audits for the May 22 primary election.

    For a second time in the past decade, Bullitt was one of the counties selected.

    The state AG is required to conduct post-election audits in no fewer than 5 percent of the state’s 120 counties following each primary and general election.

    During its earlier audit, there were no irregularities found.

  • School System honors retiring educators

     Retiring educators received applause and accolades during an annual ceremony held at the Shepherdsville First Baptist Church Christian Education Building and sponsored by the Bullitt County Retired Teachers Association and Bullitt County Public Schools.

    Retirees and guests enjoyed a delicious catered meal by Jan Phelps followed by remarks about the importance of joining the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association by the one and only Debby Murrell.

  • Animal shelter supporters put heat on fiscal court members

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While not on the agenda, the Bullitt County Animal Shelter was once again a topic of conversation at the most recent meeting of fiscal court.

    The wide-ranging discussion went from the prospects of building a new facility to the creation of a non-profit group to assist in funding improvements to the program.

    Angie Greenup, the animal control officer, said that members of the Perfection Group visited the shelter off Highway 245 on two occasions.

  • Mount Washington parks system big part of proposed budget

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Budgets can be difficult to stick to but they’re most helpful when they’re as close to exact as they can get.

    While the previous treasurer tended to create the budget with the revenues low and expenses high, mayor Barry Armstrong said this year the city tried to make it as accurate as possible.

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  • East’s Adkins signs to play soccer at Spalding

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – For some, making a college decision can involve a lot of visits and gathering of information as well as hearing a lot of sales pitches.

    For others it is one visit and a decision is made.

    It was option two that fit Bullitt East senior Lucas Adkins as after a single visit to Spalding University to meet with soccer coach Adam Boyer, he had made his decision. That visit to the Louisville campus was made back in December, but it wasn’t until mid-March until he told Spalding of his decision.

  • Carnell named to Hall’s All-Commonwealth team

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Former Bullitt Central football standout Trevor Carnell was recently named to the Community Trust Bank 2018 Kentucky Collegiate All-Commonwealth Team.

    The honor is bestowed by the Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame. Carnell and the other recipients will be honored on Friday at the Lexington Opera House. The Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame will also induct six new members that evening.

    Carnell will be a senior running back at Centre College this fall and he was one of four Colonels’ players on the All-Commonwealth Team.

  • BE’s Rigdon casts his lot with Campbellsville’s fishing team

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It didn’t take much for Bullitt East senior Will Rigdon to decide that Campbellsville University was the place for him.

    In fact, it would have been a big shock to those around him if he hadn’t cast his lot with the Tigers’ fishing program.

    Yes, Rigdon did listen to overtures from Bellarmine as well as Georgetown, but everything pointed to Campbellsville.

  • Hillview City Fair to be held June 21-23

     HILLVIEW - It’s the North End’s biggest annual neighborhood party.

    Three days of fun have been scheduled for the 2018 Hillview City Fair presented by the Zoneton Trowel Club. This year’s event will take place June 21-23 at the Hillview Government Center.

    Plenty of rides, games, food, music and pageants are on the three-day schedule, with opportunities to also assist local charities, according to fair organizer Tony Thompson.