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Today's News

  • Things are really popping at new Champions Gourmet Popcorn

    HILLVIEW - A local couple hopes to tag-team their way to success in a "Mom-and-POP" sort of way.

    Former Ohio Valley Wrestling champion Eric "Bam Bam Dezarn and his fiance, Cindy "Sissy" Jackson, are the co-owners of Champions Gourmet Popcorn. 

    The couple were first inspired to try the business after a Florida vacation last year to celebrate their engagement.

  • Shepherdsville gets no feedback on big annexation

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - When the beautification project at Interstate 65 and the Highway 245 corridor is completed, it may include a "Welcome to Shepherdsville" sign.

    The Shepherdsville CIty Council unanimously approved annexation of the I-65 corridor area, located along the interstate between 245 and Highway 480.

    The annexation includes about 178 acres or mostly unincorporated land. The I-65 Welcome Center along the southbound lanes is included.

  • BC overcomes sluggish start, beats J-town

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Win and advance!

         That is the mantra of any team taking part in a single elimination bracket. There is no balloting and no points for style.

         Just win.

         That is what the Bullitt Central Cougars did on Friday, overcoming a poor first half and then playing just well enough over the final 24 minutes to beat visiting Jeffersontown 28-7 in the first-round of the Class 5-A play-offs.

  • Grayson brings North Bullitt's season to an end

     LEITCHFIELD – Teams looking to pull the big upset can’t make mistakes, especially early mistakes.

         Just ask the North Bullitt Eagles.

         After struggling through the regular season with just one win, the Eagles felt like they had the opportunity at redemption with the start of the Class 5-A play-offs and a trip to Grayson County on Friday.

  • I-65 South Exit 121 ramp closed Nov. 14-17

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the exit ramp from southbound Interstate 65 to KY 1526 (Exit 121) at Brooks will be closed this weekend for concrete pavement repairs.

    This ramp is scheduled for closure from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, November 14 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, November 17.

  • Bulldogs continue to be post-season sensations

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- In the past two seasons, Bullitt East has re-established itself as a football title contender.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning November 10, 2014

     ROADSHOW for the week beginning November 10, 2014

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory

    nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

  • MW council, library director talk about branch

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Air was finally cleared for the Mount Washington city council at a recent meeting.

  • Polson brings positive message to kids

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Big Blue Nation students in some area schools can rest easier now, knowing that they have now been fairly represented.

    Last year University of Louisville player Peyton Siva visited Bullitt County students. This year it was recent UK graduate Jarrod Polson.

    A member of the 2011-12 national championship team, Polson visited four schools in Bullitt County, including Shepherdsville and Nichols Elementary, along with Bernheim and Bullitt Lick Middle.

    The visits were courtesy of the schools' Family Resource and Youth Services Centers.

  • Flood talks flowing for city

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Halloween season brought fears to the Shepherdsville community with an announcement of a 90-day appeals period pertaining to new flood plain maps created by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

    The city is planning to fight the newly-proposed flood plain areas designated by FEMA, which include many Shepherdsville residences that will become required to purchase additional insurance on their homes.

    The 90-day appeal period began Oct. 1, meaning the city has until Jan. 1, 2015.