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Today's News

  • No Monday games for local teams is great news

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – There will be no basketball for Bullitt County teams on Monday of this week and that is a good thing.

  • Lady Cougars getting wins at the right time

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The month of February has turned out pretty well to this point for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars.

         After struggling through January with only four wins in 11 games, the maroon and gray have reinvented themselves in the final month of the regular season. The only loss for the Lady Cougars came against Bullitt East, a top-10 team. By the end of the regular season on Friday, Bullitt Central was 16-12 overall after going 7-1 over the final month.

  • Pioneer Village not thrilled with property's proposed use

     PIONEER VILLAGE - A prospecting business owner seeked approval from the Pioneer Village City Council.

    However, the proposal was not viewed by the council with rose-colored glasses.

    David Bishop, representing resident Hiram Gibson, said Gibson was prepared to sell more than eight acres of property to the business owner, who hoped to build a car/auction lot.

    Bishop presented council members with information packets that included photos of the property, building proposals, contact information and potential hours of business operation.

  • Math, science academy sought for middle schoolers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It would be a BAMS on a young scale.

  • Man arrested for making threats

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A domestic dispute has led to the arrest of a Pleasureville man.

  • Megan Hatter selected as PIP Partner of the Year

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Megan Hatter was selected as the 2013 Bullitt County Partners in Prevention Partner of the Year.

    PIP chairperson Thrissie Dohn presented a plaque to Hatter at a recent PIP meeting, stressing the important impact Hatter made on the organization.

    “When something needs to be done for PIP to prevent drug abuse in this community, she is always front and center, volunteering to do whatever she can,” Dohn said.

  • BBB Warning: Website Scam Targets Military

     BBB Military Line is sharing information from the U.S. Army’s Criminal Investigation Command (CIC) warning about a new website scam in which criminals are attempting to take advantage of soldiers and their families.

  • Bullitt County Woman’s Club

     On  Saturday, Feb. 1, the Bullitt County Woman’s Club held a Shop and Save at the Kroger in Shepherdsville.

    Items donated from Kroger customers, including cash donations, totaled $42,349.

    These funds and items will benefit the Center for Women and Families. This is a statewide initiative of the First Lady Jane Beshear.

    Trina Summers, Betty Jo Branham, volunteer Tacey and Peggy Parrish helped to set up the table.

    If you are interested in joining the Bullitt County Woman’s Club, call Linda at 543-2486.

  • Call ahead ‘seating’ now available at local Immediate Care Centers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A new program implemented by Norton Immediate Care Center will help keep patients more patient prior to their visit.

    NICC locations now feature a Call-Ahead option for, allowing visitors to avoid long waits when seeking medical assistance.

    Bill Ritchie, NICC system vice-president of outpatient services, said the idea was originally implemented to assist employees but was expanded for customers.

  • Public comments sought on trout release in Floyds Fork

     FRANKFORT - The fisheries division of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources seeks public input on a recommendation to place Floyds Fork Creek in Jefferson County under seasonal catch and release trout season regulations.

    Floyds Fork Creek has seen a tremendous increase in access due to the Parklands of Floyds Fork, said Ron Brooks, director of fisheries for Kentucky Fish and Wildlife. 

    “We hope to increase use of Floyds Fork for trout.”