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Today's News

  • Defining Freedom True Meaning of Independence Day

     FRANKFORT-– This July 4th we will celebrate the 239nd birthday of our great nation, when our forefathers unveiled the document that would help form the foundation of our United States, the Declaration of Independence. 

  • Worth the Risk

    By now, you may have heard that our graduating senior class of 2015 rose to the challenge I posed to them back in the spring of 2011 when I spoke to them as exiting 8thgraders.

  • Take safety precautions with fireworks to help avoid eye injury

    FRANKFORT – Fireworks are a tradition that go hand-in-hand with the Fourth of July.

     

    But all too often, that tradition can lead to injury. That’s why the Kentucky Optometric Association is urging families to take precautions to protect themselves and their children against the potential dangers of fireworks.

     

  • Culvert may keep old Preston from reopening

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Two roads remain closed and there is no indication when the third phase of the  Highway 61 project will begin.
        According to Andrea Clifford, spokesperson for the state transportation cabinet's District Five, there has not been a decision made on whether to permanently close old Preston Highway just south of Hebron Lane.
        Currently, the road is closed due to a collapsed culvert.

  • Survey gives Mount Washington, others high marks for place to raise families

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--School’s been over for about a month now, but one Bullitt County city just received some high marks.

    Mount Washington was recently listed third on the 2015 Niche Rankings survey for the “Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in the Louisville Metro Area.”

    Mount Washington Mayor Barry Armstrong said he’s “pleased and proud to be number three,” but they hope to reach even higher.

  • BC's Byler and Calvert sign with EKU's cheer program

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Eastern Kentucky University cheerleading director Beth Bruner recently had a good day in Bullitt County as she picked up a pair of Bullitt Central seniors to join her program starting in August.
        During a ceremony in the new Bullitt Central Media Center, both Sean Byler and Jacob Calvert signed to cheer for the Colonels.

  • UK players provide insight into future for Old Mill kids

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Old Mill Elementary had some special visitors at the end of the school year—former UK players: Jon Hood, Tod Lanter, Sam Malone and Jeff Sheppard.

    The group told the kids it’s important to work hard on and off the court, to push through tough times and to find a way to help someone else.

    Lanter spoke about he was a “little guy” so he had to work twice as hard to be good in basketball, but he also worked hard in the classroom so he could have a career after basketball.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 29, 2015

    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.

  • Woman charged in stabbing death of Ala. man

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - An arrest was made in the stabbing death of Alabama resident Aaron Jewell at the Interstate 65 Welcome Center on Saturday, June 20.

    Nicole Rae Skyberg, 26, was arrested by Shepherdsville Police Wednesday evening and charged with murder.

    SPD spokesperson Capt. Ken Bernardi said Skyberg, a California resident, was the passenger in Jewell's truck that was questioned by detectives at the scene.

    "She was a person of interest from the beginning of the investigation," he said.

  • City Fair will be Blast this week

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Countians can prepare to have a blast at a blast with a different kind of blast to it.

                The 2015 version of the Bullitt Blast and Shepherdsville City Fair, scheduled for July 2-4, will mix the traditions with some exciting new events.

                The events are hosted by the Shepherdsville/Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission and the Zoneton Trowel Club.