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Today's News

  • Election, snow causes calendar changes; last day for students will now be on June 4

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - An upcoming special election has resulted in a lengthy weekend for Bullitt County students.

    And a series of snow days last week has pushed the end of school until Monday, June 4.

    There will be no classes held at Bullitt County Public Schools on Monday, Feb. 19, and Tuesday, Feb. 20.

    The school board made a decision to cancel both days on the 2017-18 calendar. Feb. 19 was previously scheduled as a holiday recognizing Presidents Day.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of January 21, 2018

     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.

     

  • BBB Warning: Beware of Super Bowl ticket scams

     Now that the teams have been chosen for this year’s big game, Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about possible ticket fraud.

    The secondary market can be great for non-season ticket holders, occasional fans, or those making a last-minute decision to see the big game, but to avoid disappointment, make sure your tickets are legitimate.

    BBB offers the following tips for safe ticket purchases:

  • Convicted felon sentenced 117 months for drugs, firearms charges

     BOWLING GREEN – A Louisville convicted felon was recently sentenced in United States District Court by United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers to 117 months in prison for multiple charges including possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of a firearm after being convicted of a felony, and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime, announced United States Attorney Russel M. Coleman.

  • Council approves community position

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — During a special meeting in December, three members of the Shepherdsville City Council walked out.

    In January, the council presented a unanimous vote on the same issue.

    While there are items involving the public works department still to be decided, the Shepherdsville City Council voted 5-0 (Lisa Carter was absent due to illness) to create the position of community planning and development director.

    The creation of the position ends months of discussions. It is part of the overall pay and personnel classification ordinance.

  • Longtime servant of community, Charles Long, passes at age 79

     MOUNT WASHINGTON  — Throughout his time in Bullitt County, Charles A. Long was always working for the community.

    From serving as a constable to a commonwealth’s detective to helping raise funds for the Active Heroes, Long was one of those well-known people in the community.

    Long, 79, died on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018.

    Retired Circuit Judge Thomas Waller was one of Long’s oldest friends.

  • Woman indicted for murder in traffic accident

     PIONEER VILLAGE —- A woman who was involved in a fatal traffic accident last November has been indicted for murder.

    Stephanie Lynn Coy, 35, of Shepherdsville, was recently indicted for her alleged role in the death of Hannah Compton on Nov. 10, 2017.

    According to the indictment, Coy faces a number of charges relating to the accident.

    Coy was indicted for murder, operating a motor vehicle under the influence for the fourth offense, wanton endangerment, failure to stop and render aid and assault.

  • Maryland brothers guilty of lottery scam wire fraud

     BOWLING GREEN – Two Maryland brothers pleaded guilty to multiple counts of wire fraud in United States District Court this week before District Judge Greg N. Stivers, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.  Victims were contacted by email and telephone and told that they had won a lottery, but needed to pay money up front to receive their winnings.

  • Nichols’ Allen awarded grant to attend literacy conference

     Nichols Elementary School Reading Recovery/Read to Achieve teacher Heather Brewer Allen has been awarded a $1,000 grant to attend the 2018 Reading Recovery Council of North America K-6 National Literacy Conference Feb. 17-20 in Columbus, OH.

  • Thornsberry steps down at Nelson County

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After two years at Nelson County High School as the head football coach, former Bullitt East player and assistant coach Kenny Thornsberry recently stepped down from that position.

    It was a pair of very tough years for Thornsberry and the Cardinal program as they lost 19 straight games before winning the final game of this season, beating Marion County 26-6. The program struggled with low participation numbers in both of Thornsberry’s seasons.