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Today's News

  • Summer may have just started, but fall is fast approaching

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – The baseball All-Star game was just last week, the Fourth of July is still a vivid memory and summer has officially been with us for less than a month.
        The not so tactfully named ‘dead period’ is well...dead and gone for another summer.
        Yet fall starts next Friday.

  • 2016 West Kentucky U-12 Metro State Tournament
  • Hagerman achieves Eagle Scout status

     After seven years of working diligently toward his goal, Preston Hagerman will be awarded the rank of Eagle Scout.

    Preston, a member of Boy Scout Troop 868 in Shepherdsville, will be honored at a special Eagle Scout ceremony on Friday, July 22, at 7 p.m.

    The ceremony will be held in the Family Life Center at Eastern Gate Baptist Church, 3699 N. Preston Highway. The public is invited to attend.

  • Who’s Going to Be the Mayor?

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The quest to determine who should be mayor in the city of Shepherdsville began on Wednesday.

    However, the next phase in that trek will not occur until Aug. 31.

    There is a possibility that a portion of the question surrounding who should be in the mayor’s seat may be determined prior to that date.

  • Discovery students learn much on trip

        HEBRON ESTATES - Hebron Middle’s Discovery School, living up to the program’s name, took a very long field trip on Spring Break.
        Fifteen Discovery School students, with nine adult chaperones, participated in an educational trek to Costa Rica.
        Principal Kelland Garland said all Discovery School students were eligible to participate in the trip, which was based exclusively on science and biodiversity education.

  • Dolphins at Cooper Farms have 80 swimmers on the competitive team this summer

         HILLVIEW – Summer and swimming.
        The two are pretty much inseparable for many youngsters and for six weeks this summer 80 local swimmers took their summer fun to a competitive level diving into the water for the Dolphins at Cooper Farms.

  • Long-time firefighters resign after probe of Shep. agency

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Two long-time members of the leadership staff of the Shepherdsville Fire and Rescue Department have resigned.

    Those resignations come as a result of an investigative probe of the department.

    According to a release from the fire department on Monday afternoon, a complaint was filed with Shepherdsville fire chief Layne Troutman in March.

    The allegation involved two fire department captains.

  • Ribbon cutting: Urban Max

     Urban Max Boutique in Mount Washington celebrated its ribbon cutting with a store full of community members and officials.

    The store offers a variety of clothing, accessories and gift including candles, picture frames and home décor signs.

    The boutique is located at 611 North Bardstown Road in Mount Washington. It is open Monday from 2 - 6 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Coalition works to improve health condition in county

     HILLVIEW -- Kentucky has the seventh worst health status in the nation, according to United Health Foundation. While diabetes and disabilities have risen throughout the state, physical exercise and adequate fruit and vegetable consumption have declined.

    The Kentucky Coalition for Healthy Communities (KCHC) is hoping to change those staggering statistics, Bullitt County Community Organizer Megan Ray said.

  • Bullitt Alternative Center earns second straight distinction mark

     The Bullitt Alternative Center has achieved Program of Distinction status in Kentucky for the second consecutive year.

    School districts nominated their programs for recognition based on criteria developed by KDE and the Innovative Pathways for Success Cadre. A four-member panel screened the applications and the finalists received site visits from a four-member team.