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Today's News

  • Roby honors past foundation as key to future

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The new Roby Elementary school building was built upon a strong foundation.

    During its 50-plus years of history the school continues to improve upon efforts made by former principals and teachers.

    The importance of that foundation was recognized during an official open house ceremony to showcase the new school facility.

    Roby’s first librarian, Louise Terry, received the highest honor during the ceremony, with Roby’s new media center named the Louise Terry Library.

  • Lebanon Junction, Shepherdsville to welcome holiday season

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The downtown streets of Shepherdsville and Lebanon Junction will welcome in the holiday season this weekend.

    While the various activities surrounding the Light Up ceremonies will differ, there is one thing in common - Santa Claus will be coming to town to meet all the good little boys and girls.

    Light Up Shepherdsville

    For the third straight year, the traditional Light Up Shepherdsville will be kicked off with the Christmas Night of Lights parade.

  • UPDATE: H1N1 vaccine clinic to be held at Paroquet Springs today

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County H1N1 vaccine clinics appear to be running smoothly and are scheduled to continue today.

  • Public immunization set for Dec. 3

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Health Department will provide novel H1N1 influenza vaccine Thursday, Dec. 3, from 4-8 p.m. at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    This clinic will follow the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations and administer vaccine to the following target groups:

    * Pregnant women

    * Household contacts and caregivers for children younger than 6 months of age

    * Health care and emergency medical services personnel

  • COYLE'S CORNER
  • HOLIDAYS: NOVEMBER 2009

    NOVEMBER 2009

    MONTH:

    Adoption

    AIDS Awareness

    Alzheimer's Disease Awareness

    American Diabetes

    American Indian Heritage

    Aviation History

    (Bone) Marrow Awareness

    Bread

    Celebrate Empty Nesters

    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness

    Diabetes

    Diabetic Eye Disease

    Epilepsy Awareness

    Family Caregivers

    Family Stories

    Foot Health Issues related to Diabetes Awareness

  • BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU: Hot Topics November 2009

    BBB November Hot Topics

    1. H1N1 Scam:

    Be wary of any email or web site related to H1N1. People are falling victim to scams online, from "cure-all" supplements, to "H1N1 Flu Kits" that make claims to prevent you from catching the flu. The FDA recently created an H1N1 "Fraudulent Product List," available on its Web site: www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/h1n1flu/.

     

    2. BBB Scam:

  • November colon awareness time

    If you are 50 years old or older, it’s time to be checked for colon cancer.

    "Screening and early detection can save lives,” said Kentucky Department for Public Health Commissioner Commissioner William D. Hacker, M.D. “If you are 50 or older or have a history of colon cancer in your family, get checked. It’s the best way to ensure your future health and well-being, avoid more serious complications and reduce the cost of health care.”

  • Two men find out doughnuts made to eat, not to perform in city’s park

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The city of Shepherdsville is developing the next phase of its park along the Salt River.

    Included in that phase will be ball fields and an amphitheatre.

    On Wednesday, Shepherdsville police caught and charged two men with vandalizing those areas.

    According to Capt. Ken Bernardi, police received a report of two vehicles driving recklessly through the grassy area of the park in the new phase.

  • Cyber Monday is right around the corner!

    This holiday season, everyone will be hunting for a bargain. The Better Business Bureau is warning online shoppers that some deals are just too good to be true.

    "Everyone will be looking for the best deals this year and scammers know that they can take advantage of that by using low prices to lure in victims," says Reanna Smith-Hamblin, Communications Director for the BBB.

    BBB offers the following advice to help make online shopping a safe and easy experience this holiday season: