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Today's News

  • North’s Wayne thought close to home at Spalding was best

        HEBRON ESTATES – North Bullitt senior softball player Jessica Wayne never really wanted to be far away from home when it came to selecting a college.
        That made things work out just perfectly when one afternoon this spring, Spalding University head coach Art Williams introduced himself after one of the Lady Eagles’ games against Presentation. It didn’t take long for Wayne to realize that the Golden Eagles were the team for her.

  • Heritage Hill hosts the 2016 Kentucky Women’s Open Golf Championship

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – On July 19-20, the PGA of America -- Kentucky Division brought the 2016 Kentucky Women’s Open to Heritage Hill Golf Club off Cedar Grove Road in Shepherdsville.
        Overall, 63 women teed off in the event that included both professional and amateur competitors. For this tournament, Heritage Hill played at 5,980-yards with par being listed at 72.

  • Two in custody after stealing vehicle

      The following is a statemnt released by the Shepherdsville Police Department on Tuesday morning:

    Shepherdsville Police responded to an attempt to locate a vehicle on Interstate 65 South traveling at a high rate of speed.

    Officers then observed the vehicle exit the roadway striking an embankment. One suspect fled from the vehicle into the woods along Interstate 65.

  • Recruiting this year took some really odd turns for local athletes

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – Picking a college is never easy.
        Throw in sales pitches from athletic coaches and it can all really go to your head.
        And let’s be honest, coaches at Division III and NAIA type schools are salesmen, maybe not like big time basketball and football coaches, but they are selling their product. At smaller schools, coaches are not only expected to win, but also to bring in what for the most part paying students.

  • MW market continues its major growth

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— Although the Mount Washington Farmer’s Market isn’t new as a whole, it does have a few new parts working in its favor this season.
        The most noticeable change for the year is the location of the market: under to new pavilion at the end of the First Baptist Church of Mount Washington’s parking lot.

  • Cooking and Sewing in the summer

        SHEPHERDSVILLE—While sewing and baking might have been engrained at an early age for some, the younger generation relies on programs like the Super Star Chef and Sewing Camps, held by the Cedar Grove, Lebanon Junction, Mount Washington and Roby Elementary Family Resource Centers, to learn.
        “They don’t know this stuff,” Lebanon Junction teacher Rita Taulbee said. “If it isn’t attached to a monitor or an iPad, they don’t know it.”

  • Lebanon Junction proposes hike in sewer rates to cover expenses

        LEBANON JUNCTION— Raising rates is never fun but, as Lebanon Junction mayor Larry Dangerfield stated during July’s city council meeting, it’s something that needs to be done.
        “We’ve discussed it before,” he said. “It’s pretty obvious we lack in the area of needing sewer money to do the projects we have. Like I’ve said in the past, if we did not have the money to fund the project last time without borrowing, how are we going to have the money to pay it back?”

  • Hebron Estates looking to permit process in future

        HEBRON ESTATES -- Sometimes governmental agencies need to have a permitting process to retain some control over development in their area.
        The Hebron Estates City Commission is looking at ways to regulate work done along its streets and encroachments onto its roadways.
        After a recent incident which could be causing some 911 issues, city officials talked about ways to get more control.

  • Middle, high schools face challenge of maintaining improving test scores

     It doesn't seem all that long ago that tassels were flying, mortarboards were being tossed, and principals were congratulating Bullitt County's newest crop of high school graduates,

    Already, it's time to do it all again as the Bullitt County Public School system prepares for the start of the 2016-17 school year.

  • Elementary students will see lot of changes in faces, facilities as new year approaches

      The Bullitt County Public Schools Class of 2029 is fresh off their exciting visit to the Kindergarten Kickoff, while all the other elementary students are counting down the days until school begins again on Aug. 10.

    The students will see new smiling teacher faces among the familiar friendly faculty members eagerly awaiting their return, including three new principals.

    Two of the schools are still completing major renovations, with the long-term results greatly outweighing the short-term bumps.