Today's News

  • Christmas comes to the Senior Center

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - No one was more excited to celebrate Christmas this year than the folks attending the Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency’s Senior Center.

    The Bullitt County Providers Coalition hosted a Christmas party for the center, filled with singing, games, treats and gifts, as well as a visit from Santa Claus.

  • January is great time to enjoy beauty of Bernheim Forest

        CLERMONT  – Now is the perfect time to visit Bernheim and enjoy the forest’s unique winter beauty.
        Bernheim’s January calendar is full of exciting nature-related events and activities for all ages.
        From exploring naked trees, to hiking in the backcountry or attending Bernheim’s first ever Women Writer’s Retreat, there is no shortage of winter wonders at Bernheim.  

    ECO Kids Discovery Days

  • 2017 Bullitt County Player of the Year

     Bullitt Central junior Daylin Huff was recently named the Bullitt County Player of the Year.

    Huff, an All-District quarterback and defensive back, rushed for 1,507 yards while scoring 15 touchdowns.

    He also completed 60 percent of his passes for 284 yards.

    Huff also had four interceptions on defense.

    The annual award is presented by Schmid Funeral Home and is also co-sponsored by The Awards Center, WFBR 95.3 radio and The Pioneer News.

    Presenting the award were Mark Schmid (right) and Tim Gonterman of Schmid Funeral Home.

  • Officials roast Mayor Parker

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - When you’re the mayor, you’re always in the hot seat.

    But when you’re in the hot seat at a mayors meeting, you’re roasted.

    Linda Parker found herself in the hot seat at the December mayors meeting, which doubled as a roast.

    Parker served 30 years as the mayor of Hunters Hollow, a position she is resigning as of Jan. 1.

    The rest of Bullitt County’s mayors decided to give a fond farewell to Parker with a roast that included state Rep. Russell Webber and county magistrate Joe Laswell.

  • Hebron Estates looks to increase pay for next group

     HEBRON ESTATES - The mayor and the commissioners need some sort of reimbursement for their services.

    But a city commission needs to be careful about how they approve payments to those who are serving on the commission.

    When a pay rate is set, the commission must approve it to go into effect after the next upcoming election, making certain the action isn’t just a way to give themselves raises.

    The Hebron Estates City Commission heard a first reading regarding pay compensation for the city’s mayor and commissioners.

  • Glasgow resident sentenced for violating federal drug laws

     LOUISVILLE – A Barren County, Kentucky, man was sentenced in United States District Court last week by District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to 21 years and 10 months in prison followed by a 5 year period of supervised release for violating federal drug trafficking laws, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.  There is no parole in the federal system

  • Talk begins on four-county loop

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — If you asked 100 residents of Bullitt County, a vast majority would place the widening of Highway 44 on their wish list.

  • Family hopes third transfer for children will be last

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The most recent school redistricting plan was approved by the Bullitt County in November.

    In December, some families were still feeling the ramifications and fearing more.

    Jessica Donaldson, a mother of three, has lived near the KOA Campground since 2001, a border area always mentioned during redistricting plans.

    Donaldson address the school board after its most recent decision to redistrict her home, making the third time she will watch her children change schools.

  • Charges dismissed on Monday; men are now indicted

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - After having the charges quickly dismissed last Monday, five men now face felony charges.

  • Lives of 49 lost in wreck remembered in ceremony

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was at the exact same moment, in basically the exact same spot.

    And exactly 100 years later, to the second, 100 people showed up to recognize the event.

    A Centennial Commemoration of the 1917 train wreck, which resulted in the loss of 49 lives, was presented at the Ridgway Memorial Library, which stands just across the parking lot from the location of the train tracks where the wreck occurred.