Today's News

  • Enrollment numbers still on rise for schools

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While it may pose some headaches, growth is good when it comes to a school district.

    In Bullitt County, the enrollment numbers continue to grow, even if it might have been a lot more than one high school expected.

    At the end of the fourth day, enrollment in Bullitt County was 12,652 compared to 12,466 at the same point the year before.

    The biggest areas of growth are coming at the high school level, which will kick-start the district’s non-ending series of construction work back into high gear.

  • Shepherdsville already changes new sewer rates

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - An ordinance approved in June to increase sewer rates in the city of Shepherdsville has already been changed.

  • UPDATE: Two local bands compete for top honors

     UPDATE(08/22): Shepherdsville band Fallen From Nowhere earned second place honors at the Kentucky State Fair Battle of the Bands.

    The local band finished behind Identity Crisis, a band based in Floyds Knobs, Indiana.

    Fallen From Nowhere was the youngest bad in the competition. Each band was required to half at least half its members between the ages of 14-20.

    The band will perform Saturday, Aug. 27, at Bernheim Middle School in a benefit for student Jordan Reece. For more information call 869-4000.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 08/17/11

     This week Paul Coyle takes a look at Mount Washington's growing pains and census count issues.

  • Cougars rebuilding at key positions in 2011

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In 2011, the Bullitt Central Cougars don’t need to replace everyone from a year ago - it just seems that way.

  • Good to be in place that is still growing

     Officials with the Bullitt County Public School System got a little good news last week.

  • What is new is old for Vincent’s Chargers

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - What is new is old for the Bullitt East Chargers.

  • Fire damages Hillview home

     HILLVIEW - A Bullitt County north end residence was destroyed by a fire Tuesday evening.

    Zoneton Fire units responded to the scene at 249 Symmetric Court around 6:15 p.m.

    ZFD Capt. Steve Corbin said the fire began in a single room, possibly a kitchen area.

    The flames were controlled within 30 minutes. The house received heavy damages including a large hole in the roof.

    A resident was home at the time of the fire. He was treated by Bullitt County EMS units for smoke inhalation but was not injured.

  • ROADWORK: Week of August 15

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of August 15:

    Bullitt County:

    Southbound Interstate 65:  The right and center lanes will be closed at mile point 115.8 due to pavement repairs.  These lane closures are scheduledfor Wednesday, August 17th from 7:00 p.m. until midnight.

  • Kentucky Transportation Cabinet eager to ‘Adopt’ your student’s ideas

    FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet today announced the beginning of the 2011 Adopt-a-Highway Poster Contest.  Students from across the Commonwealth are invited to submit creative works for use in the Adopt-a-Highway calendar for 2012.The contest is open to all Kentucky students of elementary, middle and high school age.