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Today's News

  • City files suit over coverage for fire truck

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The delay in repairing a firetruck led to the City of Shepherdsville filing a lawsuit.

    City attorney Joe Wantland informed the city council that a suit was filed against Ryder Trucking, its driver and its insurance company if regards to an accident on Interstate 65 that damaged a Shepherdsville Fire truck.

    SFD chief Layne Troutman previously reported that the damaged Seagrave truck was transported to a garage in Wisconsin for necessary repairs.

  • DAYLIGHT SAVINGS: Spring forward one hour

     This weekend is Daylight Savings Time, meaning the clocks will jump ahead one hour.

    The official change takes place at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Mar. 9, which will become 3 a.m.

    The Kentucky State Fire Marshal is reminding Kentuckians to change the batteries in each of your home’s smoke alarms when you spring your clocks forward this weekend to daylight saving time.

  • Injuries take a bite out of Lady Cougar's plans

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars opened the Sixth Region Tournament short-handed on Tuesday and it showed in the first half against Holy Cross.

  • Third quarter woes sink Lady Chargers

     LOUISVILLE – Perhaps the Bullitt East Lady Chargers just shouldn’t play the third quarter in post-season games.

  • Brooks family one of county’s earliest settlers

      The Brooks family was a distinguished family in the history of Bullitt County.  The Brooks ancestors came from Ireland.  After 1690, some of the family immigrated to America.

    Joseph Brooks was born in 1755 in Chester, Pennsylvania.  Joseph had a twin brother who was David Brooks.  Joseph Brooks married Nancy Boice in Pennsylvania.  Nancy was born in Ireland and came to America when she was 21 years old.

  • Snow removal heats up Fox Chase meeting

     FOX CHASE - Love was in the air as the city of Fox Chase hosted a special Valentine’s Day gathering prior to its February business meeting.

    The love affair ended abruptly after the opening Pledge of Allegiance, when the city council could not agree on the minutes from the previous meeting.

    The disagreement pertained to the wording of the minutes in reference to comments made by council member David Selby in regards to snow removal agreement with Jason Denner.

  • Hebron students earn high marks at KMEA Solo, Ensemble band fest

     HEBRON ESTATES - Band students from Hebron Middle participated in the KMEA Solo and Ensemble Festival at East Oldham Middle School on Saturday, Feb. 22.

    The following students were recognized with distinguished ratings:

    *Elizabeth Hines

    *Tyler Self

    *Maiyuki Druen

    *Emily Grau

    *Abigail Mackin

    *Katie VanderEspt

    The following students earned Proficient ratings:

    *Abey Hicks

    *Amber Gore

  • Seniors squeak Cougars to region win over Fairdale

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – Doing everything in their power to win a big game, the Bullitt Central Cougars rode a 47-point combined scoring effort from seniors Brett Bourland, Zack Humphrey and Jacob Wampler to a 61-59 victory over Fairdale on Wednesday in the first-round of the Sixth Region Tournament on their home court.

  • Legislators pay tribute to fallen heroes

     One of the most moving and important services we conduct each year in the House of Representatives is the memorial ceremony to honor members of our armed forces who join more than 6,700 American men and women who have lost their lives in recent wars.

    We paid tribute to Army Sergeant Michael Cable and Staff Sergeant Daniel “Danny” Fannin, true Kentucky heroes who died defending our freedom.

  • KIDS COUNT: County improves on child’s health

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In determining the county’s health in terms of family and community, the 2013 Kentucky KIDS COUNT survey looks at four diverse areas.

    And, when those numbers are tallied, Bullitt County was 13th out of 120 counties in the state.

    One of the areas probed was the percentage of births to mothers who did not have a high school degree from 2009-11.

    In Bullitt County, it was determined that 12.3 percent of the births during that span was to mothers who had not earned their high school degrees.