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Today's News

  • Don’t let graduation cause shattered dreams

     HEBRON ESTATES - Each year the North Bullitt High School Youth Services Center presents its “Day of Shattered Dreams” event to warn senior students about the dangers of impaired driving prior to their prom.

    This year’s event theme was Eagles Soaring Purpose: Death Defying Decisions.

    The event included a fatal wreck scene, with students and their family members portraying an accident caused by drunk driving.

  • Celebrate Good Times From The Metro United Way

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — It was a record investment into agencies serving the people of Bullitt County.

    The Metro United Way unveiled the 2018 total of individuals who have been helped in Bullitt County — one number at a time.

    Then the four digits were displayed, it showed a number of 8,264 individuals served.

    And the big check revealed a monetary investment of $165,500 to county agencies.

    The Metro United Way caravan stopped in Bullitt County outside the Woodsdale One-Room Schoolhouse.

  • New animal shelter to be part of energy plan?

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — The Bullitt County Public School System continues to save millions of dollars in energy costs thanks to a performance analysis years ago.

    Now, Bullitt Fiscal Court is looking to utilize the same technique to save itself money in operations at its various facilities.

    Perfection Group was selected as the vendor to look at the county’s situation and make recommendations.

    Tony Apro of Perfection Group said the county has the option to do as much or as little of the improvements.

  • AG says Hillview did violate open records request by resident

     HILLVIEW  -- The city of Hillview failed to properly respond to part of an open records request.

    The Kentucky Attorney General’s office gave an opinion on an appeal filed by Jennifer Smith.

    Smith made a request for information on April 2-3, 2018, involving visits by police officers to her home on March 24-25.

  • Special ceremony in honor of Cadet Day at NB

     HEBRON ESTATES - Members of the North Bullitt High School JROTC program understand what it means to honor the military on Memorial Day.

    But during a special day for its own members, known annually as Cadet Day, two of their own were honored in a special fashion.

    Jesse Schott, a current JROTC member, has been recognized throughout the year while continuing to fight physical issues related to a brain tumor.

    As part of Cadet Day, JROTC instructor 1SG Gene Siler invited Team Fastrax to participate in a special ceremony honoring Schott.

  • Council talks ‘chicken’ with MW residents

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — If dogs are allowed to bark, why aren’t roosters allowed to crow?

    Residents flocked to the Mount Washington City Council to ask that question and encourage the council to amend an ordinance prohibiting chickens and roosters in the city.

    Over 275 residents signed an online petition headed by resident Brian Brashear, who took the lead during the conversation.

  • Local man guilty of fraud in federal case over counterfeit bike helmets

     LOUISVILLE—After a four day trial, Matthew S. Stepp, 40, of Shepherdsville, was found guilty recently of eight counts of mail fraud and three counts of trafficking in counterfeit goods.

  • 2018 BULLITT COUNTY FAIR: Saturday, June 16

      CLERMONT - The Bullitt County Fair’s biggest day has just about all of the fun a person can handle.

    With an early opening at 9 a.m., the morning hours are geared toward the really little ones, with baby contests starting at 9:30 a.m. Other morning events include the Pedal Tractor Pull and the Nail Driving Contest.

    A morning event with a lot of bang is the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Exhibition. Watch riders on horseback shoot dangerous outlaws that are disguised as small rubber balloons.

  • 2018 BULLITT COUNTY FAIR: Friday, June 15

     CLERMONT - Friday night fireworks at the Bullitt County Fair are more than just fireworks.

    The famous grilled pork chops will be availavle for purchase at 6 p.m., so come hungry.

    Test your strength at the Arm Wrestling competition in the pavilion, with trophies to winners in each of six weight classes, along with a trophy for the ladies.

    The Demo Derby begins at 7:30 p.m., and hopefully not in the parking lot.

    The actual fireworks will take place over the fairgrounds at dusk.

  • Daughter grows up so quickly

     It finally dawned on me. My little girl was growing up.

    It was on a Tuesday afternoon. It was election day and I was taking my daughter, Amanda Jean, to the polling place for the first time.

    She was already legal to drive. But now she was legal to allow her views to be expressed on a paper ballot.

    Not only was she able to vote but she was also quickly approaching graduation day.

    You ponder what your children might become. With Amanda, that future has definitely not been determined.