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Today's News

  • Lebanon Junction hosts Crusade block party

    Nothing brings people together like helping children and, this year, Lebanon Junction got a head start in the annual Crusade for Children fundraiser with a block party hosted by the fire department.

    Firefighter Mark Shumaker organized the event with the help of donations and volunteers from throughout the city.  The party featured a car show, live entertainment, face painting, snow cones and a bouncy house provided by Vine Hill Baptist Church.

  • Cancer Awareness Day in Hillview

     For the second year, Richard Luce organized a Cancer Awareness Day in Hillview. It featured a model train show, a car show and crafts. Prizes were given away and safety displays from Zoneton Fire were present. Despite a rainy day, a good crowd showed up at the Hillview Community Center to help raise awareness about the battle against cancer.

  • Survivors, caregivers all have special stories to tell

     HEBRON ESTATES - The clouds broke away and sunshine prevailed at the 2016 Bullitt County Relay for Life.

    Even without the sun, smiles were bright along the North Bullitt High School track, where cancer survivors and their caregivers celebrated by taking victory laps.

    Many of the faces in the purple survivor shirts are familiar to one another, many of them gathering together since the first Bullitt County Relay to celebrate and raise awareness.

    Below are a few of the many stories that celebrated life during the 2016 Relay for Life:

  • Over 100 new jobs coming to Rue La La facility

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The growing employee base centered in the Cedar Grove Business Park continues to increase.

    On Thursday, the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority granted preliminary approval for $2.25 million in tax credits for an existing business to expand.

    Retail Convergence.com, which has Rue La La as part of its umbrella of companies, will had 102 more jobs over the course of the next two years.

  • Hillview police get high marks as goal still accreditation

     HILLVIEW -- Over the past year, the Hillview Police Department has come a long way.

    And, if you doubt that, just ask officials at the Kentucky League of Cities who are grading the papers of the local police department.

    Police chief William Mahoney presented police department accreditation test scores through the Kentucky League of Cities.

    According to Mahoney, the department’s score dropped significantly after 2011, following stringent additions to the testing process.

  • Congratulations to our seniors, best wishes for a bright future

    Dear BCPS Seniors,

    It is now a very short time until graduation day on June 4, and I want to use this space to write to you a little advice. 

    I’m sure you’ve been hearing a lot of it lately and I guarantee you will be hearing a lot more.

    When I spoke to you all during the spring of your 8th grade year, I talked about personal responsibility, making your own choices, about how your family history or financial circumstances need not determine your success. 

  • Part of college planning guide on audio

     FRANKFORT --Parts of two chapters of Getting In, the state’s college planning guide, are now available in audio on the website of the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

    The audio versions include Chapter One and the first part of Chapter Two. Chapter One is a guide to college admissions, while the first part of Chapter Two helps students and parents navigate the financial aid process.

  • Public meeting to show plans for new interchanges on I-65 in Shepherdsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE --  The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will host a public meeting regarding proposed improvements to the existing Interstate 65 interchange at KY 480 in Shepherdsville and designs for a new interchange south of KY 480 in Bullitt County.

    The meeting is scheduled for Thursday evening, June 2, at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, 395 Paroquet Springs Drive, Shepherdsville.

    The meeting will be an open house format where citizens can stop by anytime between 5-7 p.m.

  • Regional tournament brackets have been set

    The regional tournament brackets have been set. All play will begin at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 30.

    In baseball, North Bullitt will host Fairdale and Bullitt East will host Butler. The winners will meet in the semifinals Wednesday at Jim Patterson Stadium.

    In softball, North Bullitt will host Doss while Bullitt Central plays at Holy Cross. And the biggest matchup of the first round will find Bullitt East playing at Butler. The semifinals in softball will be on Tuesday at the University of Louisville campus.

  • Fern Creek beats BE for title

    LOUISVILLE – Nothing went as expected on Thursday for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers as the team dropped a 2-0 decision to Fern Creek in the championship game of the 24th District Softball Tournament.