Today's News

  • School will start little later in August

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Students will have a little longer summer vacation this year.

    That is, unless Mother Nature plays a mean trick.

    The Bullitt County Public School System calendar committee recently discussed the schedule for the 2015-16 year.

    Not only did they have their own thoughts. They had the responses fromover 2,100 individuals who answered an online survey.

    Students will begin school a week later -- on Tuesday, Aug. 11.

    This was a sentiment expressed by 71 percent of those who answered the survey.

  • Economic Development Authority to help start logistics pathway program

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County has many distribution facilities in its boundaries.

    Bullitt County students are looking for ways to become college or career ready in order to graduate.

    Businesses are always looking for better prepared applicants to enter the work force.

    Students are always looking to secure jobs which make more than minimum wage.

    A pilot program being started in Bullitt County could solve the concerns of both parties.

  • Time arrives to look ahead to next year!!

     The changing of the calendar means new hope.

    It also means new challenges.

    And, in Bullitt County, there will be new people with new hopes facing new challenges.

    The coming year will bring on a new cycle of elected leaders. Some will be experienced veterans. Others will be rookies.

    They will all have dreams and aspirations. And probably a few misconceptions.

    Let’s have a little fun -- in a serious sort of way -- and predict some things that might happen in the next 12 months.

  • Salt River regional work group to present plan at Jan. 12 hearing

     The Salt River Regional Wastewater Workgroup (SRRWW) will hold its final public hearing to discuss wastewater treatment alternatives being studied within the Salt River Basin Watershed.

  • Grand jury hands down criminal indictments

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man has been indicted for rape, sodomy and sexual abuse of a minor who has developmental disabilities.

  • Home Product Expo preparing for fifth annual event in Shepherdsville

    LOUISVILLE-- The fifth annual Home Product Expo presented by Window World and partnering with The Courier Journal, The Hawk and Q103.1 will take place on January 17 and 18 at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville.

  • Individuals indicted for drug-related allegations

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The following individuals have been indicted for drug-related charges:

  • Changing of the Guard

    LEBANON JUNCTION--“I’ve had a good time, but it’s time to move on,” said former Lebanon Junction Mayor Butch Sweat.

    After serving two terms as mayor for Lebanon Junction, he has decided to retire. In January, longtime council member Steve Masden will assume the position.

    Before he was elected mayor, Sweat also served the county as a deputy sheriff for eight years and a county magistrate for 17 years.

    As a lifelong Lebanon Junction resident, Sweat’s fondness for the town lead him to more involvement.

  • New mayors ready to take over positions

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Barry Armstrong is looking forward to his term as mayor of Mount Washington.

    “I was born and raised here, I love my town and I love my community. I want to see my city prosper and grow.”

    He has been on the city council for about 40 years.

    Armstrong said some of his goals during his four years will be to find a location for a new recreation center and alleviate traffic on Highway 44.

    He said the new center could bring more business from other towns to the city if they had a nice complex that hosted tournaments.

  • Eagles collect rare 'in-season' tourney crown

    TAYLORSVILLE – At this rate, first-year North Bullitt head coach Korey Craddock will someday be able to retire with a smile on his face and a lot of gray hair.

         In a five-day span last weekend, Craddock’s Eagle team bounced back from a poor overall performance in a three-point loss to Holy Cross, to put together a strong run of performances in capturing the championship of the Brady Bunch Invitational, an eight-team event at Spencer County High School.