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Today's News

  • Salute to First Responders

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual First Responders Appreciation Luncheon at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    The event is held to commemorate the anniversary of 9/11, with many Chamber members sponsoring meals for the honored guests.

    Zoneton Fire chief Rob Orkies was the keynote speaker, while Zoneton chaplain Bro. Bob Kendrick performed the invocation.

    Representatives from each Bullitt County first responders branch were presented with commemorative wooden plaque from the Chamber.

  • Cottrell pleads not guilty to new charges

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Two dismissed felony indictments against a former Bullitt County sheriff’s chief deputy have now been reinstated.

  • Coping name of game for those hit by storms

     In Kentucky, it’s difficult to picture the threat of a hurricane. Yes, there are tornados and ice storms, but how do you react when 130 miles per hour winds are headed your way and your wife is 39 weeks pregnant? How about when you and your dog just became Floridians a year ago and your children and grandchildren keep calling to make sure you’re prepared?

    For 74-year-old Joyce Antons, the worried phone calls from family up north sealed the deal.

  • Jerry Summers inducted into state Bourbon Hall of Fame

     BARDSTOWN – The esteemed Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame today inducted three individuals into its hallowed ranks and bestowed its prestigious Parker Beam Lifetime Achievement Award on one of the most monumental icons in the modern era of Bourbon. 

    “This year’s inductees are joined by the fact that they’re all leading figures behind the growing global renaissance of Kentucky Bourbon,” said Eric Gregory, president of the Kentucky Distillers’ Association. “Each, in their own way, has helped shape our current success.

  • Bullitt Area Technology Center receives donation from MCAKY

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Opportunities remain available to students at the Bullitt County Area Technology Center thanks in part to a donation by the Mechanical Contractor’s Association of Kentucky.

    MCAKY executive director Matthew Hammond and vice-president Leonard Heuser presented ATC principal Angela Binkley with a fund trustees check totaling $5,000.

    The money was donated for the advancement of welding and HVAC education and training.

    “We need workers in this industry,” Houser said.

  • Two charged, officer hurt as two men arrested

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — A Shepherdsville police officer was injured when a suspect on a minor traffic stop fled on foot.

    On Sept. 11, the Shepherdsville Street Crimes Unit stopped a vehicle on Raymond Road around 8:07 p.m.

    The stop was for a minor traffic violation. When officers checked, both the driver and his passenger had active warrants.

    Brandon Trumble, 24, of Lebanon Junction, fled on foot when officers attempted to place the driver under arrest.

    A foot chase ensued with the suspect being caught.

  • Family Fest set for this Saturday fairgrounds

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Any day can be a full day of play, even if it’s not the longest day.

    The Bullitt County Coalition for Recreation, Education and Wellness (C.R.E.W.) will host its first annual Family Fest event, which takes the place of its former Longest Day of Play event.

    C.R.E.W. member and health educator Daniel Crum said the event was moved from a hot summertime afternoon to a day in September in hopes of more pleasant weather.

  • HELPING HANDS: Church plans Christmas relief for Houston

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the residents of the affected areas in Texas and Louisiana could use a Christmas-sized miracle.

    Come December, some of them will receive it, courtesy of the good people of Bullitt County, Kentucky.

    Family Day Ministries, located in Shepherdsville, will send their God’s Miracle Crew south for a mission known as Bullitt County Christmas in Houston, Texas.

  • Burress attends conference on speciality courts
  • Groups help provide duffel bags for CASA kids

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - There are approximately 500 cases in the Bullitt County court system involving children abuse, neglect, and custody issues.

    For those children, life can be a strain, and very confusing as they sometimes move from home to home, trying to live a normal life while the courts determine their futures.

    The Bullitt County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) both help determine the children’s fate. And when they can, they do a little more.