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Today's News

  • MWES, OMES, MWMS, BEHS claim attendance trophies

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Every month of a school year, student attendance is strongly encouraged for one important reason…youth cannot learn if they are absent from class.

    Three huge student attendance trophies are coveted by schools. There is one trophy for each grade level (elementary, middle and high) which principals place prominently to ensure all visitors to their building can see it.

    During the 2013-2014 school year, the elementary school student attendance trophy was hotly contested by Mount Washington and Old Mill Elementary Schools.

  • Perfect weather conditions portend a great dove season

     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The diminishing daylight hours, foggy mornings and slightly different angle of the daytime sun informs hunters the best time of year is upon us.

    Dove season opens on Labor Day, Mon., Sept. 1 statewide. This season, hunters have an additional 20 days to pursue doves, with most of those days scheduled for the last two segments of the season. The opening segment of dove season closes Oct. 26. Dove season opens again Nov. 27 and closes Dec. 7. The third segment opens Dec. 20 and closes Jan. 11, 2015.

  • Youth football made the right call with change

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Change is never easy, even when it is obviously necessary.

    That is where the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League has found itself in recent years. From all sides the group was getting signals that it needed to move more toward a ‘middle school’ type model for their oldest age division.

  • Lady Charger golf rebuilding; Nusz leads BC

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After years of being one of the better girls’ golf teams in the area, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers are going through a transition stage this year.

    That transition includes both players and at coach.

    After seven years as the head coach, Andy Oder stepped down to spend more time working with youth golf in the area as well as his job as Executive 

    Director of the Kentucky Golf Coaches’ Association.

  • Conditional-use permit approved for micro-brewery along Highway 245

     CLERMONT - Another player in the growing spirits business could be joining the Bourbon Trail.

    But it’s focus will not be on bourbon.

    John and Cindy Hutchins are interested in leasing their building off Highway 245, just inside the Bullitt/Nelson County line to a company that would start a micro-brewery.

    With no opposition from the community, the Bullitt County Board of Adjustment granted a conditional-use permit for the operation of a commercial business in a light industrial zone.

  • Event will get people moving on Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A new unique fundraising opportunity is coming to Frank E. Simon Park, one that Shepherdsville artist Austin Whitely hopes “will get people moving.”

    “Two things that make us human are creation of art and charity,” said Whitely. “We’re combining these human qualities on Aug. 16.”

    The founders of the Homegrown Art, Music and Spoken Word Show have teamed up with a substance abuse prevention non-profit Color Your City, Inc.

  • Better Business Bureau at the KY State Fair

     Stop by the Better Business Bureau booth at the 2014 KY State Fair! The BBB booth will be located in Main Street KY, in the South Wing of the KY Fair & Exposition Center. There, you can pick up the latest edition of the BBB Wise Buying Guide, hot off the press! You can also get information on the most common scams, scams against seniors, tips on credit, and more!

    Tips while at the fair:

  • Bowling Green man sentenced 24 months for international firearms shipping

      BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Bowling Green, Kentucky, man was sentenced in United States District Court yesterday, to 24 months in prison, followed by two years of supervised release for exporting firearms from the United States announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Business pays $750,000 for contraband cigarette trafficking

      BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Tantus Tobacco, LLC,  a Russell Springs, Kentucky, company paid $750,000 in restitution and forfeitures this week, in U.S. District Court, after being sentenced by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., on a single charge of conspiracy to engage in contraband cigarette trafficking, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Youth football has a major new look in 2014

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Addition by subtraction.

    The Greater Bullitt County Football League, making fundamental changes for the first time since the creation of the Little Bullitts age group and the addition of the Pleasant Grove program more than 15 years ago, will work to make the ‘A’ Division a more competitive group this fall by realigning that age group into six teams instead of the nine programs that will continue to make up the other three age divisions.