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Today's News

  • Bullitt Lick rewards summer of reading

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Lick Middle School hopes students enjoy reading enough to continue doing it throughout the summer.

    The school hosted a special summer reading party to celebrate and to promote reading as a fun activity as well as a learning opportunity.

    BLMS families received free cookout meals while participating in conversations about books students have read over the summer.

  • Former mayor joins mix in Shepherdsville as August 9 deadline approaches

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While the court system is deciding the status of the current mayor’s situation in Shepherdsville, a third candidate has filed for the November general election.

    Former mayor Sherman Tinnell has thrown his name into the non-partisan race.

    Tinnell would join former councilmember Faith Portman and former police officer Curtis Hockenbury in the race for mayor.

    The person elected would fill out the final two years of Scott Ellis’ term.

  • Could this be the time when fire agencies really looking to settle?

     Pinch us to make sure it is really true.

    For the first time in over a year, it looks like the Southeast Bullitt Fire and Rescue Department and the Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District Board might actually be looking to settle their differences.

    I know... we’ve been here before.

    About 15 months ago, it appeared the two boards would be working toward a mutally-agreeable resolution.

    By January 2017, the two entities would become one. And you know what happened then.

  • 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.