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Today's News

  • Patchin challenges Knox for jailer in Democratic primary

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In a rare Democratic primary, two individuals of the same party will battle for the nomination for the position of jailer.

    And the winner will face Republican Paul Watkins in the fall.

    One Democrat is a long-time figure in the Bullitt County Detention Center. And she has held the position of jailer for the past four years.

    The other is a long-time police officer in the city of Shepherdsville.

    Incumbent Martha Weaver Knox and challenger Dan Patchin will be on the May 20 ballot.

    Martha Knox

  • 8th Region tennis tourney starts today

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The first sport to hit the post-season mark will be boys' and girls' tennis.

  • New rules make figures confusing

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Bullitt County Sheriff's Office has a budget for the 2014 calendar year of over $4.3 million.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: MAY 2014

     Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events - May 2014:

    HOLIDAYS

    2

    OAKS DAY – NO SCHOOL – BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

    3

    KENTUCKY DERBY – SATURDAY

  • Teacher suspended after DUI charge

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A Bullitt East special education teacher has been suspended without pay.

    John Hunt Jr. was placed on suspension effective Monday, April 28, by Bullitt County Public Schools superintendent Keith Davis.

    The suspension was due to Hunt’s arrest on Saturday, April 26, for driving under the influence.

    According to board attorney Eric Farris, Hunt’s suspension was based on “conduct unbecoming a teacher” as described in the certified teacher code of ethics.

  • Two familiar faces battle for District One magistrate

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It will be a battle between a current and a former officeholder in the First District race for magistrate in the Republican primary.

    And the winner would face unopposed Democrat Michael G. Thomas in the fall.

    Ruthie Ashbaugh, who is completing her first term on Bullitt Fiscal Court, will be challenged by Dennis Mitchell, who served 13 years previously as magistrate of the First District.

    Ruthie Ashbaugh

  • GREASE JR. at HEBRON

     The Hebron Middle School Drama department prepared students for high school - 1950s style.

    A middle-school-friendly version of the musical “Grease,” featuring the T-Birds, Pink Ladies and other Rydell High School characters, was presented by the department.

    Performers sang and danced to live music while taking patrons back to the past with songs from the era. Props included an actual working 50s street rod made from the hull of a golf cart.

  • Lane closures on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County May 2-5

     Louisville, KY (April 30, 2014) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of lane closures on Interstate 65 this weekend in Bullitt County.

    Recently, the roadway has been reduced to one lane in each direction on weekends as part of the concrete replacement project.  However, this weekend two lanes of traffic will be open in each direction.

  • NB softball comes up just short of top district seed

      HEBRON ESTATES – After beating Bullitt Central two days earlier, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles had a chance to wrap up the number one seed for the 23rd District Tournament in three weeks, but at Southern on Wednesday the green and gold dropped a 5-3 decision.

    A day later, coach Mike Nally’s team rolled over Moore 15-0 in four innings to finish district play with a 2-1 record. That will give them the number two seed for the 23rd District Tournament, which will be played at Bullitt Central the week of May 19.

  • Toughest stretch ever comes to an end for BE girls

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Few softball teams in the state had a tougher two-week stretch than the one the Bullitt East Lady Chargers just went through.