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Today's News

  • Frustration! 7-point fourth quarter sinks BE

     VALLEY STATION – The worst quarter of the season cost the Bullitt East Chargers dearly on Friday as the red and gold fell 54-49 to the St. Xavier Tigers.

    A seven-point fourth quarter ousted the Chargers in the quarterfinals of the Republic Bank Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament.

    Bullitt East opened the game with a 10-2 surge and didn’t trail until the fourth quarter. The Chargers were up 42-36 entering the final frame when the offense suddenly stopped producing.

  • New bank provides turkeys for baskets

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - If anyone could deliver the gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh at Christmastime, it could be a bank.

    First Harrison Bank made a different kind of Christmas gift in horn of the season, donating 500 pounds of frozen turkeys to the Helping Out People Everywhere (HOPE) in Bullitt County organization.

    Founded earlier in the year, HOPE was organized to assist area residents and homeless citizens in dire straits. The group offers food and meals, clothing and various life supplies. 

  • Contract awarded on access road to truck stop on Hwy. 480

     LOUISVILLE -- A contract has been awarded to relocate the entrance of a truck stop on Highway 480 at Interstate 65 in Shepherdsville.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently awarded a contract for construction of a new entrance and access road at the Love’s Travel Stop on Cedar Grove Road.

    This is one of several projects along Cedar Grove Road which are underway. Each would provide relief to the congested Cedar Grove Road.

  • Shepherdsville Post Office Decorate the Dog House Contest Winners

    The Shepherdsville Post Office celebrated the holiday season with a special Decorate the Dog House contest.

    Thanks to the second grade students at Freedom Elementary and at Roby Elementary for their participation in the program. 

    The winning artists were: first place, Emma Bolt, Freedom; 2. Cali Kemper, Roby; 3. Summer Tackett, Roby; 4. Lilly Miller, Freedom; Honorable mention: Clair of Freedom, Charles Blake, Layla Singer and Jaylyn Basham, all of Roby.

  • Election 2016: Few sign up for elective offices

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Activity is slow as the filing deadline approaches for those wishing to run for select offices in 2016.

    The filing deadline is at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26.

    With all local municipalities going with a non-partisan election, there will be few, if any, races on the May ballot.

    State representative races are all up for grabs.

    At this stage, there are no primary races.

    In the 49th District, incumbent Linda Belcher has filed for another term.

  • Vandalism leads to discussion on curfew in MW

     MOUNT WASHINGTON-- After continuous destruction of city property over the past few months, the local leaders have agreed that something needs to be done.

    Mount Washington councilmember Greg Gentry brought up the idea of revisiting the city’s juvenile curfew ordinance in December after a group of teenagers were suspected to be the ones responsible for tearing down some of the city plaza Christmas lights.

  • New bank continues community focus

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Dan Cline has been in the community for years.

    He’s seen the work done by The Peoples Bank of Bullitt County for the community over that time.

    And when he had an opportunity to join up with the financial institution that purchased The Peoples Bank of Bullitt County in early 2014, Cline wanted to know one thing -- would it remain a strong community supporter?

    Satisfied with what he heard, Cline is now the market manager for the five First Harrison Bank branches which have been operating in the county since early December.

  • Group trying to make smiles happen for students at Bullitt Lick Middle

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Lick Middle School sixth graders have a reason to smile thanks to a little help from their friends in the Making Smiles Happen Oral Health Surveillance Initiative.

    Making Smiles Happen, co-sponsored by Delta Dental, Kentucky Youth Advocates and the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, is a statewide project hoping to collect vital dental data to better understand and improve health.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning January 17, 2016

     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.

     

  • Home Product Expo returns to Shepherdsville on Jan. 30-31

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Home Product Expo presented by L&N Federal Credit Union will take place at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville on Jan. 30-31, bringing the region’s home building and remodeling professionals to Bullitt County and jumpstarting the home improvement season.