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Local News

  • Beautification on Hwy. 245 may soon begin

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – More than six years after local officials began seeking funding to enhance Bullitt County’s Interstate 65 exit 112 interchange, work on a $600,000 beautification project could begin in the next few weeks.

    During the March regular meeting of the Shepherdsville/Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission, Tourism Director Troy Beam said the money and plans are in place.

    All that’s left is getting the state’s final OK.

  • Program gets helping HANDS from local Dairy Queen

                SHEPHERDSVILLE - A national restaurant chain extended a helping hand to a local parental organization.

                The Shepherdsville Dairy Queen location hosted a special fundraiser Apr. 4, allowing 10 percent of all proceeds during a three-hour period to be donated toward the Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) program.

  • Woman's Club look for ways to clean up area

     CLERMONT - Several weeks ago, a Bullitt County Women's Club member approached Lori Puchino, the Conservation Committee Chairman, about a confrontation she had in the grocery store. The woman witnessed a man throw his trash on the ground outside the store, and asked him to pick it up. He told her no, because "they have people in the city to do that for me."
     As she repeated this story at the Women's Club meeting on April 9, Puchino spoke with passion, her eyes lighting up at the opportunity to make a change.

  • National Day of Prayer in Shepherdsville May 3

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - As American troops remain in harm's way, our economy continues to waiver, and we quickly approach our upcoming elections, citizens of the United States are preparing to exercise their freedom to gather, worship, and pray.

    Millions will answer the call to prayer on May 3rd in observance of the 61st annual National Day of Prayer. Organized events will be held in thousands of public venues where intercession will be made for America and its leadership.

  • Late work gets road projects back in plan

     FRANKFORT - The road to progress is often filled with potholes.
     But for Bullitt Countians, many of those hurdles caused by poor transportation systems will be alleviated thanks to the work of the General Assembly.
     While it took legislators a few extra days to get the job done, state Sen. Paul Hornback was pleased with the outcome.
     And that outcome included over $62 million in road projects for Bullitt County over the next two years.

  • Family has plenty of love to share

     CEDAR GROVE - Home is where the heart is, and for two boys a Bullitt County family features a lot of heart.

    Misiker, 2, and Kenean, 1, officially became United States citizens as of Mar. 31, adopted from the Harrar region of Ethiopia by the Cochran Family.

    Their new father, Greg Cochran, is pastor of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. He and his wife, Vickie, recently flew to Ethiopia to bring their new children home.

  • Visitors like what they see in new library

     HILLVIEW - On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, the Bullitt County Public Library system passed on tradition while celebrating its future.

  • Ice has cool experience helping to be part of movie on firefighting

     ATLANTA, Ga. - A Bullitt County native helped ignite a spark into an upcoming made-for-television movie.

  • Underage drinking town hall meeting

     New Hope Christian Fellowship is sponsoring a town hall meeting to discuss the issues surrounding underage drinking.

  • Police investigating traffic fatality on Cedar Grove Road

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Police are investigating the cause of an accident involving a fatality.

            The accident occurred Tuesday afternoon on Highway 480 at Interstate 65 involving a Ford Ranger truck and a tractor trailer.

            The Ford Ranger driver, Bernard Koester, 73, of Shepherdsville, was pronounced dead at the scene by Bullitt County coroner David Billings.