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Today's News

  • BBB Warns: Beware of Online Dating Scams this Valentine’s Day

     Are you looking for love this Valentine’s Day? Millions use online dating sites to meet people. Unfortunately, scam artists know this, and take advantage of those who are looking to start relationships.

  • Students IN session Friday, next Monday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Public School students better forget about that four-day weekend.

    With 13 days missed already due to inclement weather, the Bullitt County Public School Board was faced with a no-win situation Monday evening.

    Not knowing the direction of the state General Assembly in terms of granting grace days due to weather, the school board unanimously voted to use Friday, Feb. 14, and Monday, Feb. 17, as two make-up days.

    March 28 had already been designated as a school day.

  • Shepherdsville to make sure fire truck work will be covered

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Insurance claims involving damages to a firetruck led to legal action by the City of Shepherdsville.

    City attorney Joe Wantland filed a letter against the Ryder trucking company, according to Shepherdsville Fire chief Layne Troutman.

    The issue was addressed at a recent city council meeting, when Troutman reported the department was still waiting for repairs to be completed on the truck.

    The 2007 Seagrave model firetruck was damaged in an accident on Interstate 65 in August 2013 while firefighters worked an accident scene.

  • Special dog to help girl get through her diabetes

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--As a new year begins, Mount Washington resident Kayla Burnett also begins a new journey. A 19 year-old learning to combat diabetes.

    Last fall Burnett, who graduated from Bullitt East last year, began noticing she was having to use the bathroom pretty frequently.

    “I thought maybe it was a bladder infection,” she said.

    The test showed there was a lot of sugar present in her urine.

  • Ex-student indicted for threat

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A former Bullitt East student has been indicted for making threats.

  • Owners believe new gun shop will be right on target for customers

    HILLVIEW--Louisville residents John Fischer and Brian Curfman have always enjoyed hunting and shooting since they were little. In October the friends decided to take a shot of their own and open up a gun and archery store. The store is located at 6434 North Preston Highway across from Price Less Foods.

    “There really wasn’t a gun or archery store that was close so we figured it was a good market to get into,” Fischer said.

  • Great relief for Chargers football

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – There was a huge sigh of relief that could have registered on a Richter scale in Mount Washington recently when the Kentucky High School Athletic Association posted the four-year average for student body size for all 221 schools in the state that play football.

  • BC holds-off late run; East is short in OT

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bad weather this winter has forced a lot of changes to the local basketball schedules and that was certainly the case late last week for both the boys’ teams from Bullitt Central and Bullitt East.
    Bullitt Central had long been scheduled for play Whitefield Academy on Thursday, but because of recent problems, Whitefield had to reschedule a game with Fern Creek and one of the few dates was on Thursday. So, the Bullitt Central game with Whitefield will now be played on Monday, Feb. 17 at Whitefield.

  • Second quarter surge pushes BE past NB

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Not even Mother Nature could stop the most anticipated intra-county game of the season

         Despite the fact that Bullitt County students did not attend school at all last week, the girls’ basketball game on Wednesday with North Bullitt visiting Bullitt East went on (as did all games the rest of the week) as scheduled. Despite the decision on the game being played not being made until almost noon, it was a loud and passionate crowd that took in the game.

  • BBB Warns: Beware of Valentine’s Scams

      Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Scam artists take advantage of every major event or holiday to launch scams, and Valentine’s Day is no exception! BBB warns, look out for these scams:

    Social Media Scams

    Beware of any “free” love giveaways, like flowers, perfumes, or vacations. These “free” giveaways take you to a third-party site, where your personal information can be compromised.

    Phishing