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Today's News

  • Simpson Co. man sentenced for archealogical violations

     LOUISVILLE – U.S. District Judge Greg N. Stivers sentenced Gary Womack, Age 60, from Woodburn, Simpson County, Kentucky, to 15 months imprisonment for 3 felony violations of the federal Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA). Womack had previously pleaded guilty to the violations on March 8, 2018.

  • KHSAA is combining region cheer events

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It is just six weeks until the start of football, volleyball, soccer, golf and cross-country practices on July 15 for area high school programs.

    Where did the summer go? LOL.

    Before we get into full summer mode here, a handful of things happened during the spring that just sort of got moved to a back burner because of space and time constraints.

    Cheer Changes

  • Hebron Presbyterian to celebrate 160th anniversary this weekend

     In 1858, before the Civil War, but just after the railroad had made its way to Shepherdsville and beyond, the Presbyterian families living in the area elected to join together and form a new church.

    Seeking a name for their new congregation, they turned to the Bible and selected Hebron, both because that was where Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob had dwelt, and perhaps more importantly, because Hebron means society, friendship, and union.

  • Bernheim Forest honored for Little Free Library

     CLERMONT – Bernheim’s Little Free Library has been recognized as a Little Free Library of Distinction for having a unique or exceptionally creative and inspiring design. 

    Bernheim credits Mrs. Fox’s 2017 fourth grade class at Mount Washington Elementary for their vision, and Bernheim member and champion woodworker John Beckner for his expert craftsmanship.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of June 3, 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.

     

  • SEMIS -- East rallies past North 3-2 in a classic

     LOUISVILLE – In a contest that will go down in local baseball lore as perhaps the best ever, the Bullitt East Chargers scored twice in the bottom of the seventh inning and beat North Bullitt 3-2 on the biggest stage in which the two arch-rivals have ever met.

  • Final -- Defense falters as Chargers fall to PRP 9-0

     LOUISVILLE – High school sports can teach a lot of lessons for life.

    For the Bullitt East Chargers, the lessons learned from Thursday’s Sixth Region Baseball Championship Game was that sometimes the other team is just a better squad. That was obvious for this season after Pleasure Ridge Park took the best the Chargers had to offer and rolled to a 9-0 victory at the University of Louisville’s Jim Patterson Stadium.

  • Local schools excel at state History Day

     All eight Bullitt County Public School elementary students participating in Kentucky’s National History Day competition at in Lexington earned honors.

    Kyndra Nalley and Reagan Manco of Lebanon Junction took First Place in State in Elementary Group Performance - Patriot Versus Loyalist:  A conflict for personal freedom.

  • Permit denied again for dog boarding site

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- For a second time, a property on Highway 44 East has been denied a conditional-use permit to board dogs.

    The property is listed as 13764 Highway 44 East.

    Attorney Mark Edison told members of the Bullitt County Board of Adjustments recently that the current leasee was leaving the property.

    He said that the property is zoned agricultural and there is similar zoning around the one-acre tract.

    However, neighbor Terry Thomas said the conditional-use permit was denied for the same property two years ago.

  • CRUSADE WEEKEND

     This weekend you will see firefighters from all fire departments out on the street corners and intersections holding buckets.

    Contributions to the WHAS Crusade for Children will reach millions of dollars this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

    Some fire departments, such as Zoneton, hit the streets last weekend. Zoneton has traditionally collected the highest amount among the Bullitt County departments.

    The money raised in Bullitt County will be returned to Bullitt County to take care of those with special needs.