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Today's News

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 25, 2014

    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.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • Hillview will look at closing time for alcohol

     HILLVIEW -- It's a start but Ricky Thompson isn't quite ready to give up the fight.

  • Christmas comes a little early for some

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The weather has been so pleasant lately that Just Family, Inc., decided to host Christmas in August.

    The adult day care center hosted a lunch with special guests Santa and Mrs. Claus, as well as musical artists Glenn Douglas Tubb and Dottie Snow Tubb.

    Glenn is the nephew of country music icon Ernest Tubb, while Dottie is the former daughter-in-law of legendary singer Hank Snow.

  • Two students injured as bus struck on 1020

    BROOKS--Two students were taken to Jewish Hospital Medical Center South on Friday afternoon after their bus was struck.

    According to superintendent Keith Davis, who went to the hospital with the children, the injuries did not appear to be serious.

    Around 35 students were on a bus stopped at a railroad crossing on Highway 1020 near Solite.

    The bus was struck by a small van, in which the driver may have been distracted.

    The students, who were from Brooks Elementary, were loaded into another bus and taken home.

  • Hardy, McDaniel 'Rite' choices to be honored

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There was just a little "roast" in the dinner served to members and friends of the Bullitt County Scottish Rite.

  • Cedar Grove archers shoot way to World

    CEDAR GROVE--Over a dozen Cedar Grove Elementary School archers qualified for their first National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) World Tournament in July at the Alliance Energy Conference Center in Madison, WI.

    “This year was our first time to have the whole team qualify for state, nationals, and world,” said teacher and Head Coach Travis Whitworth. “This is the first year our team shot a score over 3,100 as well.”

    Students were on target during the competition scoring 3,000 and placing 13th out of 30 teams.

  • Chargers look for another big post-season run

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – If you are the type fan that bases your hopes for the upcoming season on the returning ‘skill’ position players, then you will love the Bullitt East Chargers heading into the 2014 season.

         If, on the other hand, you look at returning linemen as the basis for the upcoming campaign, then you are probably losing some sleep worrying about the Chargers as they prepare to start play this Friday against Boyle County in the Death Valley Bowl at Lincoln County High School.

  • Shepherdsville fire truck close to having repairs completed

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville Fire Department is finally one step closer to getting their main truck back in working order.

    Chief Layne Troutman informed the city council that the Seagrave company approved a contract to repair the 2007 truck model damaged at a working accident scene on Interstate 65 in 2013.

    According to Troutman, the estimated total cost for repairs was set at $97,698.28. City attorney Joe Wantland said the Kentucky League of Cities had offered to pay up to $83,000 in insurance.

  • Rebuilding the word for NB soccer

    HEBRON ESTATES – If you look up the word ‘rebuilding’ in some dictionary in the future, you might just see a picture of Aaron Shaw there.

         The new North Bullitt boys’ soccer coach is facing a ‘rebuilding’ job or enormous proportions after the Eagles graduated 14 seniors from last year’s team. Shaw will start this season with only one senior and most of the rest of the players have no varsity experience at all.

  • Boston returns to coach NB V-ball

     HEBRON ESTATES – You can go home again.

         That is certainly the case for new North Bullitt volleyball coach Cecilia Boston as she takes over the Lady Eagle program that she last played for in 2008.

         Boston is the third coach in the program in as many seasons.

         “It’s been a lot more than I expected,” Boston said before a practice last week. “The girls are better than I thought. I know they have had a lot of coaching turnover.”