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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Bullitt County man caught in Nelson after high-speed chase

    BARDSTOWN--A high-speed car chase that started near Exit 116 in Bullitt County ended in a shallow dry gulch in a cow pasture off Deatsville Road with a crashed stolen car, a suspected rolling meth lab and two people in cuffs.

  • Shepherdsville native in running to win national fitness competiton, cast your vote to help him win

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--It's only been 10 months since Caleb Buege began his fitness transformation, but it's already gained him national attention.

    Buege, 30, is a finalist in the Team Beachbody competiton, which ends Tuesday, June 30. The winners (one female and one male) will win $100,000.

    The Shepherdsville resident said he began to avidly workout using programs from BeachBody, such as Insanity and P90x3, after encouragement from his wife Lynsey.

    But he has faced more physical challenges than the average person.

  • Temporary lane closures this weekend in Bullitt County

      KYTC advises motorists of evening lane closures on KY 1526 in Bullitt County.

    Contract crews will be working Friday, June 26 to install traffic detection loops at the intersection with Blue Lick Road.

    Lane closures are scheduled from 6:30 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following morning.

    This work is near the Brooks interchange at I-65.

    For more information go to 511.ky.gov.

  • Porter signs with Morehead

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Sometimes, even in the sports world, small is good…and in high demand.

    That was certainly the case for Bullitt Central senior cheerleader Brianna Porter when it came to continuing doing what she loves to do at the next level. That first step was recently completed when Porter signed to join the cheerleading program at Morehead State University.

  • Public session to set some vision for health issues in the community

     What would a healthier Bullitt County look like?

    What goes into making a healthier community? 

    What needs to happen to make Bullitt County a healthier community by 2020?

    It has been five years since these questions were initially asked in the county. It is time to ask them again and assess whether there was any progress made toward a healthier county and what still needs to be done.

  • Squire Boone has rich history in Kentucky

     The Boone family was the first pioneer family to come to Kentucky. 

    Squire Boone Sr. was born in England in 1696.  Squire’s parents were George Boone and Mary Maugridge. 

    In 1717, Squire, along with his brother George and sister Sarah, had traveled to America ahead of their parents.  They landed in Pennsylvania. 

    After his parents arrived in America they lived in Pennsylvania until their deaths.  His mother died in 1740 and his father died in 1744 in Pennsylvania.