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Today's News

  • Winning ways continue for local couple

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--What started out as an overabundance of cucumbers ended up winning Bart and Katina Padgett some ribbons at the Kentucky State Fair this year.

    “It was a blessing in disguise,” Katina said.

    Last September they had a surplus of cucumbers left over so talked about making some pickles and relish with them.

  • Shep. drops property tax, revenue will remain same

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Owners of real estate in the city of Shepherdsville may not receive a reduction in sewer rates or in the percentage of their occupational tax.

  • Benjamin, 15, wins at Salem

     SALEM, Ind. - It's been a big year for the number 15 in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards.

    Fifteen-year-old Kyle Benjamin won his second race of the season Saturday, winning the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA Fall Classic presented by Federated Car Care at the Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery. Benjamin, fittingly, was driving the No. 15, which has now visited victory lane six times on the season for Venturini Motorsports.

  • New store has home supply items close to Bullitt homes

     Have you been looking for a new place to buy home supplies? Savvy Home Supply has expanded its business by opening a second location in Brooks, KY. Their new place is located on 106A Brooks Hill Rd, Brooks, KY 40169. “We opened this place this place spring,” said owner Jon Hobson. “I thought it would be a good place to expand our business and this is a bigger location for larger displays. The first location is 610A Hitts Ln, Louisville, KY.”

  • Junior RB explodes for 463 yards and 6 touchdowns

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Riding the greatest individual statistical performance in local football history, the Bullitt Central Cougars moved to 3-0 for the first time since 2009 as they pulled away in the second half to crush visiting Valley 56-20 on Friday.

  • County looks at creating HR position

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Still gathering information, Bullitt Fiscal Court members are pondering the hiring of a human resources manager.

  • Condition of stream concerns city officials

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - It started as an environmental concern, then turned into a legal concern, but now is becoming a health concern.

    The Hunters Hollow City Council is worried that someone will become sick from the dirty water in the creek located within the city.

    The new concern comes from what city officials claim was a positive test by the city's storm water engineer, Jim Harned, for E-Coli in the stream.

  • Missing Ohio teen found safe in Bullitt

     BARDSTOWN---Three days after teen William Scheetz went missing from his home in Powell, Ohio, he was found yesterday in Mount Washington.

    "Safe and OK," were the words used by Bullitt County Sheriff's Office detective Scotty McGaha to describe the boy's condition.

  • Wizard of Oz great family fun as part of Derby Dinner lineup

     CLARKSVILLE -- We spent a Sunday traveling to the “land of OZ” at the Derby Dinner Playhouse. The play based on MGM’s hit television production follows the typical story line, but delighted fans of The Wizard of Oz. 

    While Oz ended its run on Aug.  18, The Main Stage series for adults is well under way. 

  • Mount Washington prepares for festival

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It’s that time of year again. 

    The Mount Washington Family Fest will be Sept. 20-21 on Main Street.

    New this year, there will be inflatables for children to play on, said Bill Breeden, chairman for the Mount Washington Lions Club.  The club is sponsoring the event for the third year.

    Breeden said this is a special time for MW residents because it is also the last get together before winter sets in and it is something for  kids to enjoy.

    On Friday, activities begin at 4 p.m. and end at dusk.