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Today's News

  • Deadline to file for office less than week away

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The anticipated avalanche of candidates in upcoming races in Shepherdsville has not panned out.

    But, there are still a few more days until the Tuesday, Aug. 9, deadline.

    Candidates for the upcoming fall general election are slowly coming forward.

    In Shepherdsville, retired police officer Curtis Hockenbury, former councilmember Faith Portman and former mayor Sherman Tinnell have filed for the office of mayor.

  • East’s Duvall commits to play for Louisville

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East senior-to-be Lindsey Duvall -- after a lot of questions and second-guessing over the past few months -- on Saturday committed to play her college basketball at the University of Louisville.

  • Allen County farmers guilty of crop insurance fraud

     BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Two Allen County, Kentucky, farmers pleaded guilty in United States District Court today, before Magistrate Judge H. Brent Brennenstuhl, to a single charge each of crop insurance fraud announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Bullitt County will see plenty of Street Rods this week

     LOUISVILLE -- Residents in Bullitt County will see a lot of classic street rods in the community once again this week.

    It is time for the 47th annual National Street Rod Association’s annual Street Rod Nationals in Louisville.

    Between 10,000 and 15,000 vintage automobiles will make the visit to Louisville for show, which will be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

    Members from across the world will gather for this unique event. The NSRA will include vehicles from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

  • Fiscal court looks to remove SE officials

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- In an effort to resolve the differences between two fire entities, Bullitt Fiscal Court is taking a bold step.

    After meeting in executive session, the court voted unanimously to have county attorney John Wooldridge begin the removal process of Southeast Bullitt Fire District Board members Tom Kelly and Kevin Moulton.

    This comes just weeks before a mediation session is slated between the Southeast Bullitt Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department and the Southeast Bullitt Fire District Board.

  • BC’s Koch takes long journey to baseball at Spalding

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Few student-athletes have an opportunity to sign on with a college to continue their sports careers.
        And there aren’t too many across the country that gets to go through the scholarship signing process twice.
        Logan Koch, a recent graduate of Bullitt Central High, is one of those few athletes.
        However, it was an experience he really didn’t want to be exposed to.

  • North’s Wayne thought close to home at Spalding was best

        HEBRON ESTATES – North Bullitt senior softball player Jessica Wayne never really wanted to be far away from home when it came to selecting a college.
        That made things work out just perfectly when one afternoon this spring, Spalding University head coach Art Williams introduced himself after one of the Lady Eagles’ games against Presentation. It didn’t take long for Wayne to realize that the Golden Eagles were the team for her.

  • Heritage Hill hosts the 2016 Kentucky Women’s Open Golf Championship

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – On July 19-20, the PGA of America -- Kentucky Division brought the 2016 Kentucky Women’s Open to Heritage Hill Golf Club off Cedar Grove Road in Shepherdsville.
        Overall, 63 women teed off in the event that included both professional and amateur competitors. For this tournament, Heritage Hill played at 5,980-yards with par being listed at 72.

  • Two in custody after stealing vehicle

      The following is a statemnt released by the Shepherdsville Police Department on Tuesday morning:

    Shepherdsville Police responded to an attempt to locate a vehicle on Interstate 65 South traveling at a high rate of speed.

    Officers then observed the vehicle exit the roadway striking an embankment. One suspect fled from the vehicle into the woods along Interstate 65.

  • Recruiting this year took some really odd turns for local athletes

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – Picking a college is never easy.
        Throw in sales pitches from athletic coaches and it can all really go to your head.
        And let’s be honest, coaches at Division III and NAIA type schools are salesmen, maybe not like big time basketball and football coaches, but they are selling their product. At smaller schools, coaches are not only expected to win, but also to bring in what for the most part paying students.