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Today's News

  • House passes critical education bill

     FRANKFORT — With just a few days left of the 2017 session of the Kentucky General Assembly, much work remains, but much has been accomplished, especially as of late. Important legislation has passed on a variety of fronts, including education reform, reforms to our legal system, and promoting industrial hemp in Kentucky.

    At the end of last week, the House passed critical legislation that would expand school choice, and provide more opportunities for low-income children to receive a high quality education.

  • Things spring to life in March at Bernheim

     CLERMONT – Signs of spring are everywhere this month at Bernheim, and with it comes a program for everyone. 

    From ECO Kids Discovery Days to Bernheim at Night events to Smart Gardens & Landscapes workshops, visitors can celebrate the first signs of spring in a variety of ways.

    Events and programming for all ages throughout the month of March are listed below. 

     

    ECO Kids Discovery Days 

  • DAYLIGHT SAVINGS: "Spring" forward one hour

     Daylight Savings Time will officially begin on Sunday, March 12, at 2 a.m.

    At that time, clocks will officially move ahead one hour to 3 a.m.

    Don't forget to set all of your clocks forward one hour this weekend. Also, Daylight Savings is also a good time to check batteries in smoke alarms.

    The Red Cross encourages the smoke alarm battery check practice, as well as practicing home evacuation plans, safety procedures, and preparing emergency kits during all Daylight Savings changes.

  • East and North played plenty of top teams

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – You can bet that on this past Sunday and Monday that Bullitt East girls’ head coach Chris Stallings and his North Bullitt counterpart, David Marion, were very popular coaches.

    I have no doubt that the two coaches had a very busy few days working through their email accounts, answering many requests for information and scouting reports on teams from other teams that are playing in this week’s St. Elizabeth Healthcare/KHSAA Girls Sweet Sixth Basketball Tournament at Northern Kentucky University.

  • What does MPCAA mean to you?

     Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency provides services for people in Bullitt, Shelby and Spencer counties and approximately eight years ago I accepted the position of Executive Director and made Kentucky my new home.  

    While I was not raised in Bullitt County, it certainly reminds me of my home county of Perry County, Ind.—predominantly a farming community with down to earth people who care about their neighbors and are willing to give a helping hand.

    Now I need to ask our neighbors for support.   

  • STAYIN’ ALIVE... Shepherdsville Lions looking to bolster club

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Lions are wounded, but they aren’t dead yet.

    The Shepherdsville Lions Club has made a recent push for new membership to maintain one of the county’s longest-standing service organizations that has assisted the community for 72 years.

    In recent years membership has fallen off and current members are aging and feeling burnt out. However, they are still willing to help others who are willing to take over the operations.

  • Publishers continues work to merge its printing operations

     LEBANON JUNCTION -- The consolidation of the Publishers Press operations continues to move forward.

    Last year, the company announced plans to move its Shepherdsville operation into the 700,000 square foot facility in Lebanon Junction.

    According to a release from the company, that work continues.

  • History lesson from a Congressman

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie was in town to visit the Bullitt County Area Technology Center, he took time to also visit fifth grade students at nearby Roby Elementary.

    With students deep into Civics studies at this time of year, Guthrie primarily discussed the history and functions of the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government.

    Following a question/answer session, students received a free booklet featuring the United States Constitution.

  • ADOPT A PET - Sparky

     Sparky is a young, male, medium-sized Black Labrador Retriever.

    He’s a shy boy but is very loyal once he gets to know you.

    Sparky has been updated for rabies and worms and is ready for his new forever home.

    To adopt Sparky or another animal, call the Bullitt County Animal Shelter, 543-8686, email mark.williams@wcbc.com, or search www.petfinder.com.

  • Man charged with heroin distribution resulting in user's death

     LOUISVILLE – A Louisville man was charged by grand jury indictment today with intentionally distributing heroin, a Schedule I controlled substance, to a person known as “G.A.” whose death and serious bodily injury resulted from the use of such substance, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.