Today's News

  • Library series for kindergarten readiness

     Bullitt County Public Library is holding a three-part workshop series in April for families with children ages 3 to 5.

    The series will include fun activities, giveaways, stories, and a free family meal. 

    To help make school readiness a household priority, whole families are encouraged to attend, including older siblings. Bullitt County Public School representatives will also be on hand at each workshop session to provide information and to answer parents’ questions.

  • Residents ask Shepherdsville to re-examine annexation ordinance along Highway 61, Highway 245

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Having won a previous annexation case, residents living in the Chapeze Lane area are looking to investigate another action to add property to the city limits of Shepherdsville.

    Frank Cramer, a member of the Southeast Bullitt Concerned Citizens group, spoke with council members at a recent meeting.

    Back in 2011, the city annexed property along Highway 61 and Highway 245.

    Cramer said that there was no documentation seeking input from the state Department of Transportation about the annexation.

  • BC Athletic Programs Hosting Golf Scramble

     The Bullitt Central athletic program will conduct a Golf Scramble on Sunday, April 29, at the Crossing Golf Course in Brooks.

    Registration for the event will start at 12:15 p.m. with a shot gun start set for 1 p.m.

    The game consists of a four-member team, non-handicap, 18-hold scramble with a shot gun start. Golf cars are included. Every golfer will be entered in a raffle to win a prize.

    The day will be made enjoyable with pin challenges, creative games at selected holes, waffles, lunch and short awards program following play with prizes.

  • Hebron Estates has drainage fix; cancels meeting

     HEBRON ESTATES - Springtime in Hebron Estates means a little bit of spring cleaning odds and ends for the city commission.

    Mayor Jerry Clark mentioned that North Bullitt Dental was having drainage issues involving a Hebron Estates resident with a sump pump.

    According to Clark, the pump was placed legally, but the discharge was affecting the business’ property.

    The commission unanimously approved a drainage fix by RLH Reynolds to remedy the situation, at a cost of $5,938.

  • Plenty of spring break activities at Bernheim

     CLERMONT --  Spring has finally arrived and what better way to celebrate Spring Break than enjoying nature’s beauty at Bernheim? 

    Join Bernheim all week long for Spring Break Adventure Week April 2-6. 

    Along with on-your-own hiking, fishing, picnicking, wildlife exploration and free play, Bernheim will offer a special week of daily drop-in activities and guided programs to celebrate nature. 

          Discovery Stations

  • ROADSHOW for the week of April 1, 2018

       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 highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.


  • Tennis teams sneak in matches

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  — Mother Nature continued to play tricks with spring sports.

    Tennis did not escape the elements. In fact, only a couple of matches escaped the weather prior to spring break.

    North Bullitt

    The Eagles went to Highview Park on Monday and came home with a 2-1 victory over Moore in its first match of the season.

    Gavin Simmerman lost to Moore’s Parker Hargrove in the lone singles match.

  • NB’s Graham signs with Midway for hoops career

     HEBRON ESTATES — Coaches will often say a player’s best years are ahead of them.

    For Sierra Graham, there may be no more truthful statement.

    Coming off a major knee injury and joining a new team, Graham’s senior season has been an eventful one and, at times, frustrating. But, there is a silver lining.

    Recently, despite limited playing time during her senior season, Graham recently signed to continue her talents on the basketball court for Midway University.

  • Athletic scholarships 101

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – There were six players this winter that played basketball at Spalding University in Louisville, both males and females.

    That is great. All six of those players had stories about their college signings in this newspaper.

    And they all had something else in common. Not one of them got paid a dime based on their basketball ability.

    Spalding is an NCAA Division III program. Division III programs are not allowed to give athletic aid. 

  • Lebanon Junction to review its curfew for first time since ‘95

     LEBANON JUNCTION— Nothing good happens after dark, unless it’s authorized by the city.

    The Lebanon Junction City Council hasn’t touched the city’s curfew ordinance since 1995. In April, the council plans on revisiting the ordinance and bringing it up to date with 2018.

    “It’s not much to change other than some times,” mayor Larry Dangerfield said. “Crime has changed a little. Demeanor of the children has changed a little. Demeanor of the adults has changed a lot.”