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Today's News

  • Blue Lick wins state; looks for more

     OKOLONA -- Coaching youth baseball for 45 years, Challis Ford has been close but he’s never had a team make the World Series at any age group.

    After his Blue Lick team won its second consecutive state title, Ford had a simple request -- take an old man who loves baseball to that national Babe Ruth tournament.

    Manager Tommy Parker, Ford’s long-time friend and coach, believes this group of 18 and under players might be that team to make that dream possible.

  • Louisville dentist sentenced on child porn charges

      LOUISVILLE – A Louisville, Kentucky, dentist was sentenced to 78 months in prison, followed by ten years of supervised release, today in United States District Court by Senior District Judge Charles R. Simpson III, for attempting to receive child pornography and possession of child pornography that had been transported by computer, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Tragic boat accident takes life of MW couple

     LAKE LANIER - Two Kentucky couples traveled to Georgia for the weekend to relax and raise money in the Pirates of Lanier Poker Run charity event.

  • First Ever Confirmed Black Bear Sighting at Bernheim

     CLERMONT – Bernheim officials announced the first ever sighting of a black bear in the 14,500-acre forest.

    The bear, likely a male, was spotted this weekend in the Cypress Tupelo Swamp area of Lake Nevin in Guerilla Stream. The stream is known for its bass population upon which the bear may have been feeding.

    The bear has not been seen since Sunday and officials say it has likely moved out of this area. 

  • Hunters Hollow passes new budget without lot of changes proposed

        HUNTERS HOLLOW - With little fuss and little change, the Hunters Hollow City Commission unanimously approved its 2016-17 fiscal year budget.
        The city’s General Fund amount decreased slightly from the previous year, at $130,000. Municipal Aid Road Funding also decreased slightly to $14,000.
        An additional $1,000 in insurance tax revenue was budgeted, as well as an additional $1,000 for basic court revenue.

  • Good deed by store employee turns into Facebook video going viral

        BROOKS - It was late on the eve of their first anniversary, and Brooks resident Karen Dickerson-Burt was last-minute shopping.
        Her husband, David Sr., bought a Mystery Machine van for the anniversary. He mentioned wanting a Scooby Doo stuffed animal and a balloon to go with it.
        So Burt headed to the Meijer store on Preston Highway just north of Hillview to see what items they might have.
        The fateful trip would turn fruitful for Burt thanks to the kindness of a Meijer employee.

  • Perfect attendance means free bikes at SES

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville Elementary students with perfect attendance were rolling their way into summer vacation.
        The school gave away 18 bicycles to 11 boys and seven girls who maintained perfect attendance during the school year.
        Principal David Pate and the Shepherdsville staff presented the bicycles to students during the school’s year-end closing ceremonies.

  • Ayusa Seeks U.S. Families in Kentucky to Host High School International Exchange Students for the 2016-2017 School Year

    Ayusa, a non-profit organization that promotes global learning and leadership through cultural exchange and leadership programs for high school students from around the world, is looking for American families throughout Kentucky  interested in sharing their America with international high school students for the  2016-2017 school year. Applications for interested  host families are currently being accepted.

  • On Target

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was a perfect summer camp for kids, all wrapped up with a bow.
        Archery Camp was hosted at Shepherdsville Elementary, featuring instruction by Shepherdsville archery coach Keith Mulkins.
        Students of both elementary and middle school ages participated, all at various stages of archery expertise.
        Bullitt Central students volunteered to assist with the camp, sponsored by the Shepherdsville/Nichols Family Resource Centers and Bernheim/Bullitt Lick Youth Services Centers.

  • Expungement made easier with new legislation by virtue of bill now passed into law

        FRANKFORT -- The Administrative Office of the Courts is ready to offer resources to help those who want to apply for a felony expungement when House Bill 40 went into effect Friday, July 15.