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Today's News

  • Ramp closure from KY 245 to I-65 North October 24-27

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the entrance ramp from KY 245 to northbound Interstate 65 will be closed this weekend for concrete pavement repairs. This ramp is scheduled for closure from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, October 24 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, October 27.

    Motorists should follow the signed detour via westbound KY 245 to northbound KY 61 to eastbound KY 480. They can access northbound I-65 at Shepherdsville.

  • BC goes on road, comes home with district title

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Good football teams beat quality opponents in tough games. Successful teams find ways to win when they are not at their best.

         The Bullitt Central Cougars found success on Friday despite a drop off from their strong play a week earlier in beating Bullitt East as they scored in the final minute to turn back district rival Shelby County 18-16. The win was the eighth in a row for the maroon and gray to open the season.

  • Program encourages kids to speak up when there are acts of violence

     HEBRON ESTATES - In an attempt to get at the root causes of domestic violence, it's never too early to learn.

    Some children may experience domestic violence through parents or even from bullies their own age.

    Representatives from The Center for Women and Families teamed with Hebron Middle School to offer a program, "Step In and Speak Up," discussing tell-tale signs and prevention methods.

  • Masden, Shumaker battle for mayor's seat in Lebanon Jct.

    LEBANON JUNCTION -- There will be a new leader of city government in January.

  • State candidates talk about issues at forum

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There was some humor. There was a little bit of jabbing. But, for the most part, the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce's Meet Your Candidates forum on Thursday went off without any major incidents.

  • Higgins to challenge incumbent Laswell in Third District race

    FOX CHASE -- No matter the outcome on election day, the next magistrate for the Third District will be a resident of the city of Fox Chase.

  • City recommends back-flow valves

    HUNTERS HOLLOW - "I encourage every resident and business owner to put in a back flow preventer," said Hunters Hollow mayor Linda Parker.

    The back flow preventer will help keep raw sewage from getting into homes and businesses, an event that Parker said was beginning to happen in the city.

    The reason for the sewage back-ups, according to Parker, is the lack of a sufficient treatment plant since March, when the plant serving the city exploded.

  • Bernheim students get behind-the-scene look at play makeup

    CLERMONT - It's Bernheim Middle School's turn to get bitten by the acting bug.

    Bernheim eighth grade students participated in a field trip to Actors Theatre in Louisville, where they witnessed an early performances of the popular play, "Dracula."

    Prior to the event, Actors Theatre sent out one of their "experts" to educate students on the play, the story, and how the actors and stage crew bring it all to life - or death in some cases.

  • Rayhill, Wright run in race for Fourth District magistrate

     LEBANON JUNCTION -- Two men with well-known names will battle it out to become the next magistrate in the Fourth District.

  • Losers congratulated for being winners in contest

     The Bullitt County Coalition for Recreation, Education, and Wellness (C.R.E.W.) would like to thank all those who participated with the recent C.R.E.W. Weight Loss Competition. Each person who registered with this program received a weight loss toolkit that included passes to local fitness centers, information on healthy weight loss strategies, and sample meal plans. Over the course of the eight week competition, Bullitt County community members were collectively able to lose a total of 184 pounds.