Today's News

  • City finances to be scrutinized

                    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Larry Hatfield said some councilmembers didn’t worry about money when passing along salary increases.
        He didn’t understand why they would be worried about the cost of having a forensic audit done when there could be a lot of tax dollars involved.
        The Shepherdsville City Council ultimately approved Hatfield’s request to move forward with the forensic audit by a 4-2 count.

  • World Champion: Schweitzer lives dream in winning blue ribbon

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Like Cinderella at the ball, Shepherdsville resident Anna Schweitzer lived a dream, with all eyes focused upon her.

    Unlike Cinderella, it didn't happen until midnight. And instead of a chariot, she had just one horse.

    Schweitzer, and the horse she rode, Riverdreams Marc of Reflection, earned the World Champion of Champions title at the 2016 World Championship Horse Show.

  • Dancing Machine: Corey Troutman dances his way to become top dancer

        SHEPHERDSVILLE— Flappers and feathers didn’t distract from the footwork of 12 competitors in the annual Bullitt County Arts Council “Dancing for the Arts” fundraiser.
        The event raises money for the Arts Council to use in their $1,000 scholarships given to a graduating senior from each of the Bullitt County High Schools who plans to further their education with a fine arts degree.

  • Bullitt Task Force, LMPD catch drug suspect

     LOUISVILLE -- The Bullitt County Drug Task Force and members of the Louisville Metro Police quickly apprehended a man who was part of an investigation that started Tuesday evening.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning October 16, 2016


  • Council looks to get back on track

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- In hopes of returning city government to a sense of normalcy, Shepherdsville leaders opted to not cancel last night’s meeting.

    Provided a quorum was present on Oct. 11, the council hosted some discussion on canceling due to fall break in the local school system.

    The council did vote to cancel a pair of more traditional meetings -- Nov. 22 for Thanksgiving and Dec. 27 for Christmas.

  • Nichols Branch Library?

                    NICHOLS -- There really didn’t seem to be any doubt that the residents of the Nichols community would have a library facility.
        The only question seemed to be when that might happen.
        About 50 people attended a public forum recently to discuss with Bullitt County Public Library officials the possibility of a facility to serve their portion of the county.

  • Work on BLMS may be back on table

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Getting good news about its most recent round of test scores was great for the Bullitt Lick Middle School community.

    Now, it appears, the oldest school in the district to not receive renovations could again be in line for improvements.

    Earlier this summer, the Bullitt County Public School Board opted to not move ahead with selecting an architect to begin work on plans for major renovations.

  • No jail for jailer; contempt dismissed

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Bullitt County jailer will not have to serve time in her own facility.
        A special judge from Hardin Circuit Court ruled on Friday that jailer Martha Knox had not been in contempt of an order to mandate that she move emergency protective orders to an electronic format.
        Acting upon the wishes of the entire 55th Judicial District, Family Court Judge Elise Spainhour brought contempt charges against Knox.

  • Brooks students devise plan for bad weather if it strikes area

     BROOKS - Many of the county’s north end residents still recall the fateful day 20 years ago when a tornado made a path through the area.

    Or the storm in 2012 when a tornado all but destroyed a school complex in Henryville, Indiana.

    Brooks Elementary is located close to wear the 1996 tornado touched down. Although the building is fairly new, school officials still wanted students to be as safe as possible.