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Today's News

  • Tickets on sale for annual Gala; shares sold for various packages

     The American Red Cross in Bullitt and Spencer counties will host their annual Valentine Gala on Saturday, Feb. 8.

    The 16th annual event at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre will include music by Wulfe Pack.

    Tickets are $55 per person or $110 per couple. A table of eight is available for $440.

    Cocktails begin at 7 p.m. with dinner at 8 p.m. featuring music by Hans Sander.

    The dance runs from 9 p.m. until midnight. The Wulfe Pack will perform.

    Tickets may be purchased by calling 955-6259.

  • Bullitt Lick's Caden Rich selected as outstanding delegate at conference

    Bullitt Lick Middle School student Caden Rich was honored as Outstanding Delegate at the 2013 Kentucky YMCA Youth Assembly Dec. 12-14 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville.

  • Fields starting to expand as filing deadline Jan. 28

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- By the time the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is observed on Monday, there will be just one week remaining to file for office in the May primary.
        And, as of Friday, the number of candidates is far less than many would have predicted. And, for the first time in the county's history, many of the races do not have a Democratic contender.
        In the race for Bullitt County Judge/Executive, two-term incumbent Melanie Roberts is facing a challenge from fellow Republican, John Bradshaw.

  • East gets the best of Chargers

    LOUISVILLE-- It's not often that a Bullitt East basketball coach has to tell a Troutman to shoot the ball.

  • Woman charged with false report

    HILLVIEW -- Last October, a woman claimed that she heard a noise in the middle of the night.
        When she went to the back door, someone was there. He grabbed her gun and shot her.
        The suspect then ran.
        Now, nearly three months later, police have charged someone in the incident in the 300 block of Smith Lane off Hillview Boulevard.
        But the person charged was the alleged victim, Charylene Slusher.

  • Bill filed to allow you to decide on felon voting rights

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (January 17, 2014) – The first full week of the 2014 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is in the book, and while we await the start of debate and discussion on the top issue facing us, drafting a new budget, several bills began being heard in committees.

  • Top ranked E-town beats BC; Western mauled by BE

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- What was already a long weekend after the Bullitt Central Cougars lost on the previous Friday and Saturday got longer last Friday when the maroon and gray traveled to Elizabethtown and were knocked off by the state's top-ranked team 77-35.
        Already trailing 43-22 by halftime, Bullitt Central let the game really get away from them in the third quarter as they were outscored 21-4. That pretty the running clock rule into play and the game ended quickly in the final frame.

  • Smoking banned in county offices; many want to expand countywide

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While it may not have been all they wanted, those in favor of a county-wide smoking ban got a piece of that wish on Tuesday night.
        In a very calm meeting, Bullitt Fiscal Court members listened to six speakers and decided that it would adopt an ordinance banning smoking in all county-owned or -leased facilities.
        It would also ban any other tobacco product.
        The court voted 4-1 in favor of the ordinance.

  • Poor shooting sinks Chargers on Friday

    LOUISVILLE-- It's not often that the Bullitt East Chargers take more shots, get more chances at the foul line and grab more rebounds than their foe and still lose.
        Unfortunately, that was the tale of the tape on Friday as the Chargers were eliminated from the Republic Bank Boys' Louisville Invitational Tournament at Valley High School by 24th District rival Fern Creek 55-52.

  • Hunters Hollow gets to talk about its ditch, sewer project for others

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - While others send Christmas cards and seasons’ greetings, the Hunters Hollow City Commission may send a summons to the Bullitt County Sanitation District.

    Months of frustration over ditchwork in the city by BCSD, work the commission didn’t want, combined with a lack of communication and action, led to a pending lawsuit.

    Mayor Linda Parker said the suit would request that the stream in Hunters Hollow be put back to the way it was prior to BCSD changes, with rip rap removed and erosion fixed.