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Today's News

  • Chamber of Commerce moving operations next to EDA office

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Over the years, it has been discussed in various ways.

    But the matter of combining the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority and the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce will become a reality in a few weeks  -- just in a different way.

    In August, the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce will be relocating.

    It won’t be actually merging with the economic development group but it will be sharing a common office location.

  • Proposed bill would help volunteer firefighters in state

     FRANKFORT -- In small-town Kentucky, volunteer firefighters are part tradition, part public service. But it is becoming increasingly difficult for cities and counties to find volunteer firefighters in the Commonwealth.

  • Students make their marks on MW community

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — No one knows what the world is going to look like in 50 years, but the Mount Washington Youth Chamber of Preservationists (Youth COPS) have done their part to ensure the present is preserved in the past.

    Gavin Blain, Brooke Hatfield, Eliza Love, Isaac Shelton and Haley Steinmetz spent the past year working on preserving a piece of Mount Washington history: the mile marker located on North Bardstown Road beside First Baptist Church.

  • 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.

  • Campbellsville University honors Bullitt County teachers of the year

     CAMPBELLSVILLE -- “I hope you are proud of yourselves and your accomplishments. Today is a day to celebrate you,”  Rhonda Sims, associate commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education, told the 199 teachers from 70 school districts throughout Kentucky honored by Campbellsville University, teaching is an important job, a hard job and a challenging job.

  • Students in many grades to receive Chromebooks in fall

        Bullitt County Public Schools has started a 1:1 Chromebook initiative called “Access 24”.
    This initiative is in an effort to embrace 21st Century Learning. Students will be using Chromebooks in the classroom as a part of routine instruction each day.

  • Radiant Touch features massage therapy

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Amanda Mattingly had never even received a massage before attending the Louisville School of Massage. 

    In fact, Mattingly knew very little about massage therapy before meeting with the school in 2008. All she knew was that she wanted to help those in need.

    Today Mattingly, 36, is doing just that her own message therapy business, The Radiant Touch, in Cedar Grove Village, located on Buffalo Run Road off Cedar Grove Road.

  • Old Shepherdsville Pioneers Cemetery: Jacob Troutman is buried there

     The Old Shepherdsville Pioneers Cemetery is located on West Plum Street between 1st and 2nd streets in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. 

    The Cemetery is located near the Salt River.  The Cemetery has been through several floods.  

    There were about 300 graves found in the Cemetery, but only a little over 100 marked graves were read. 

  • Plenty of entertainment at Renfro Valley

     We have often drive by Renfro Valley on our way to the Smoky Mountains. “The Valley” is only about two hours away from Shepherdsville. 

    This summer after stumbling upon www.renfrovalley.com we decided to make “The Valley” and Berea a weekend summer get-away, and are we glad that we did!

    This area may just be one of the most overlooked destinations in Kentucky. It offers some great shopping, handmade artisan crafts, delicious eating, and great family shows. 

  • Linda Belcher honored by KDA for work to pass legislation

     FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association (KDA) has honored state Rep. Linda Belcher with its prestigious “100 Proof Award” for her leadership in passing landmark tourism legislation that will elevate and transform the KDA’s Kentucky Bourbon Trail® adventures.