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Today's News

  • I-65 pothole patching on Friday

     Kentucky Transportation Cabinet maintenance crews will be patching potholes Friday, March 23, on Interstate 65 South in Bullitt County.

    Work will begin at 9 am near the Jefferson/Bullitt County line. Crews will work in a mobile operation and proceed south to the Bullitt/Hardin County line.

    All work is scheduled to be completed by noon. Motorists should expect some delays in this area.

  • Rivers Edge finds perfect spot to call new home

      SHEPHERDSVILLE — A popular event location has moved slightly inland.

    Rivers Edge Events and Rentals spent the past five years at the corner of Buckman Street and Joe B. Hall Avenue. After Journey church purchased the building last fall, they knew they needed to scout out a new place.

    “We loved how much the Shepherdsville community loved us and we knew we needed to find a better spot and start all over there,” owner Barbara Sivells said.

  • Lady Cougar softball looking to escape from a terrible funk

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt Central softball coach Mike Phillips will be the first to tell you that his team hasn’t been very good in recent years.

    The last time the Lady Cougars had a winning record was in 2013 when that squad finished with a 20-8 mark. Over the past four years, there have been just 29 wins and 81 losses.

    Last year the team slipped to 5-20.

  • Clear focus on public safety this session

      As we bear down on the end of the 2018 Regular Session, it’s become crunch time in Frankfort. This week has seen many bills pass both the full House and House Committees, but there has been a clear focus on public safety and the brave Kentuckians who dedicate their lives to protecting us each and every day. 

  • Few bills have completed journey this session

      FRANKFORT -- Since the budget and pensions are what we hear about almost daily, it is certainly understandable if the public thinks that is what this year’s legislative session is all about.

    While the fate of those bills is what will ultimately be remembered most from the General Assembly’s time in the Capitol this year, that shouldn’t overshadow the many other important issues that the House and Senate are also considering.

  • Food Check-Out Week

     The cost of food in America remains affordable.

    According to the U.S. Department of Agricultural’s Economic Research Service, American consumers spend, on average, just over 10 percent of their disposable income for food annually.

    The consumer makes enough money to pay for this food in about seven weeks.

    In recognition of this week, Bullitt County Farm Bureau is celebrating Food Check-Out Week by delivering food items to the residents of Colonial House in Shepherdsville.

  • St. Louis provides some great sights for spring vacation

     This winter eems to be the gift that keeps giving that nobody wants.

    Cold, snow and ice! Fortunately spring is only about five weeks away and spring break will be here before you know it. 

    Spring break offers us the opportunity to take week-long trips, weekend trips or days trips. 

    Being the travel guru that I am, I suggest heading to the Gateway City for spring break. St. Louis has multitude of attractions and is the prefect entertainment destination for every family. 

  • Shepherdsville garbage switch planned at end of month

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  -- There will be a changing of the trash cans for customers in Shepherdsville.

    A new bidder was selected to collect garbage from residential and commercial customers within the Shepherdsville city limits and Republic Services will assume its duties at the start of April.

    For the past 10 years, Eco-Tech has provided waste collection in Shepherdsville.

    The final pickup days for Eco-Tech will be on March 26-27. During that same time, trash containers from Republic Services will be delivered.

  • Indiana man guilty of online enticement

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Jeffersonville, Indiana, resident pled guilty in United States District Court yesterday, before United States District Judge David J. Hale, to charges of attempted online enticement of a minor for the purpose of engaging in sex acts, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Transportation continue road clearing route

     Roadways across the district range from wet pavement to completely covered pavement.

    With snow continuing to fall, some routes that have been cleared are getting covered again.

    All of our counties are salting and plowing at this time with the exception of Franklin County. They have reported very little snow and wet pavement conditions.

    In many areas, drivers are able to navigate the roads when driving at a lower rate of speed.