Today's News

  • Council asks mayor to resign

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - With the negative publicity swirling around the community, the Shepherdsville City Council voted to approve a resolution asking mayor Scott Ellis to resign.

  • Many reasons to be optimistic about our newest generation

     I saw a graphic the other day that showed Americans’ confidence in various major US institutions (the military, small business, organized labor, the police, newspapers, organized religion, Congress, etc.) and compared today’s level with historical averages.

    Unfortunately, it was generally negative, in that all but two (the military and small business) institutions are afforded less confidence now than the historic average of this Gallup Poll (by the way, they didn’t ask about Americans’ confidence in opinion polls).

  • BBB Hot Topics: August 2015

      See the latest scams in BBB’s August 2015 Hot Topics

    1.    Local consumers are receiving letters in the mail from an out-of-town attorney referencing unclaimed property. The attorney offers the consumer help to claim it, for a fee. You can find out if you have unclaimed property or cash - for free – just contact your State Treasury or go to unclaimed.org.

  • Davis awarded with national recognition

     Bullitt County Public Schools Superintendent Keith Davis has been selected for the National Association for Gifted Children’s (NAGC)/Ball State University annual Administrator Award.

    Davis will be formally recognized during NAGC’s Ceremony of Excellence in November in Phoenix, AZ.

    In characteristically humble fashion, Davis credited his team as the ones making the difference in local gifted education.

  • Fox Chase looks at paving certain city streets this year

     FOX CHASE - Street maintenance is an issue that all city officials face.

    The Fox Chase City Council appears to be in good shape in regards to upgrades.

    Mayor Owen Taylor informed the council that Mago Construction offered an estimated cost of around $62,000 to pave and restripe some city streets.

    Taylor said Mago, Flynn Brothers Construction and the county were waiting on updated asphalt costs to determine project costs.

    The mayor added that a Mago representative told him the city’s roads were still in decent shape.

  • Grand opening: Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks

     It was a beautiful day to cut a ribbon recently for the staff of Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home.

    Joined by members of the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce and local officials, the ribbon was cut on a brand new funeral home on Highway 44 East in Mount Washington. The full-service facility is near Bullitt East High School and Calvary Christian.

    The new facility is the third in Bullitt County to be operated by the family-owned company.

    Doves were released to signify the formal opening of the funeral home.

  • Music in the Park

     Come out to the Shepherdsville First Street Park every Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. to enjoy some good music.

    Bring your instrument and play along. The gatherings will be held every Tuesday until the weather turns bad.

    Everyone is invited to come out and listen or to join in the fun.

  • Bullitt County native selected Bernheim’s development director

     CLERMONT -- Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest has named Cadell Walker the new Director of Development, charged with advancing Bernheim’s development activities in major gifts, membership and annual campaigns. 

    Walker has over fifteen years of leadership and senior management experience in the nonprofit sector.

  • Bernheim to host popular CONNECT on Aug. 22

     CLERMONT -- Bernheim Forest invites guests to connect, literally, with the Earth at this year’s CONNECT at Bernheim.

    It will be held on Saturday, Aug. 22, from 6:26-10:26 p.m. for the annual summer celebration that showcases all that is possible when Art, Science and Nature intersect.

    New this year -- the Mud Play Zone.

    Wear your getting down and dirty clothes and bring an extra towel along for the ride home.

    As in years past, Artists will set up around Lake Nevin with funky, fun and spontaneous art displays and demonstrations.

  • Former Hillview police chief will not face prison for lying to FBI agents

     LOUISVILLE -- The former Hillview police chief who was found guilty of lying to the FBI will not face prison time.