Today's News

  • Tinnell seeks third term as mayor of Shepherdsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- He spent nine years in the mayor’s seat and Sherman Tinnell is looking to return to his old office.

    Tinnell became the third candidate to put his name into contention for the mayor’s office in Shepherdsville.

    An election on Nov. 8 will determine who will fulfill the final two years of Scott Ellis’ term. Ellis resigned in February and Brian James was selected as the interim.

    “Right now everyone is confused,” Tinnell said of the mayor’s situation.

  • Deadline to file for office on Tuesday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The time has arrived for all candidates wishing to run on the Nov. 8 ballot to sign on the dotted line.

    The filing deadline for the general election will be at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Bullitt County Clerk’s office.

    The most heated races were predicted for Shepherdsville contests for mayor and city council.

    Both are non-partisan elections for the first time.

  • Despite changes, district looks to continue gains

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When an athletic team is winning, what happens when some of the players begin to leave?

    The good programs will reload and continue its progress.

    For Superintendent Keith Davis, he is nervous but yet confident as students return to class on Wednesday, Aug. 10.

    From his Central Office leadership team, Davis lost Greg Schultz, Christy Coulter, Terry Price and Monica Tharp.

    But that has allowed some new faces to advance to new positions.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 7, 2016



     Incoming Bullitt County kindergartners partied like it was 2029 at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    That’s the target graduation year for the kids who attended this year’s Kindergarten Kickoff, presented by the Bullitt County Public Schools Family Resource Centers.

    Co-organizer Sherri Bishop, FRC coordinator for Brooks and Freedom Elementary, said this year’s turnout was the largest in the event’s history.

  • Blue Lick gets community send off to World Series

     HILLVIEW -- Before departing on a plane heading to Ephrata, Wash., the Blue Lick 18 All Stars had a little parade on Sunday.

    Escorted from the Zoneton Firehouse to Challis Ford Ball Park, the Blue Lick All Stars were honored for winning the Ohio Valley Regional baseball tournament.

    Their reward is a trip to the Babe Ruth World Series. Blue Lick will be one of 10 teams to compete for the national crown.

  • Bag left at post office contained no bomb

     SHEPHERDSVLLE -- There was no service at the Shepherdsville Post Office for several hours on Thursday afternoon.

    The Shepherdsville Police, as well as the Louisville Metro Police Bomb Squad, were called to the postal facility on North Buckman Street around 3:40 p.m. on Thursday.

    According to the Shepherdsville police department, there was the report of a suspicious black duffle bag located near the flag pole.

  • U.S. Sen. Rand Paul pays visit

     U.S. Sen. Rand Paul stopped in last week to visit with Bullitt Countians during his trip across the state.

    Paul was met by a full house at Tuscany Restaurant in Mount Washington.

    The U.S. senator discussed several national and international issues. He also took questions from the audience.

  • Shepherdsville police offer some back to school safety suggestions

     Summer has been a break from school for the children of the county but that is coming to an end in just a few short days. 

    As school starts back up we all need to think about what that will mean to our daily tasks.  Important things to think about are: traffic, school issues, and safety of our children.

  • Chargers finish in middle of pack in first big event

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The high school sports year got started with a bag locally on Friday as the Charger Invitational at Heritage Hill, sponsored by Schmid Funeral Home, was contested on the very first day of the season.

    The field has gotten better in each of the past several years and this time around a loaded field turned out to be dominated by teams from the state’s Fourth Region as Ballard won with a 297 to beat a pair of Oldham County teams -- North Oldham at 301 and Oldham County at 312.