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Today's News

  • Pioneer Village finds way to make holiday work more acceptable to police officers

    PIONEER VILLAGE -- With police officers working 12-hour shifts, what happens when their day falls on a holiday?

  • Distraction may have led to fatal accident

    CLERMONT--A Nelson County woman died Thursday evening when she turned into the path of an oncoming truck on Highway 245 at the entrance to the Jim Beam Distillery.

    Bullitt County coroner David Billings identified the victim as Samantha Greenwell, 29, of Bardstown.

    The wreck occurred around 5:24 p.m. and Highway 245 was closed to traffic until 10 p.m. with an accident reconstruction team, which includes the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office and Shepherdsville Police Department, investigated.

  • BC boys' soccer growing into a winning program

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Just two years removed from a season in which the program played nothing more than a glorified junior-varsity schedule, the Bullitt Central boys’ soccer squad is looking for things this fall as they grow and mature into a real ‘team’.

         Bullitt Central now has a pair of seniors, but more importantly, there are 17 players in the top three classes. The entire program has 25 players.

         With the added maturity comes a desire for more success on the field.

  • Boyle withstands determined Charger effort

    STANFORD – Battling a team expected to be among the elite in Kentucky this fall, the Bullitt East Chargers learned a little about themselves on Friday.

         With as many key players on the sidelines not wearing pads as competing on the field, the Chargers showed that determination can overcome some shortcomings due to injuries against even the most challenging foe. Still, in the end on Friday, Bullitt East came up just short, falling to Boyle County 14-6 in the PBK Death Valley Bowl at Lincoln County High School.

  • Lady Cougar soccer plans for success during season

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars have been on a pretty good run in recent seasons, having finished as the 23rd District runners-up to North Bullitt each of the past two seasons.

         They have done that under different coaches as the turnover rate has been higher than anyone would like. Still, that is the situation again this fall as Nora Alexander, who helped some with the team a year ago, has taken over as the head coach.

  • McConnell, Grimes discuss issues with KY. Farm Bureau

     LOUISVILLE – Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Board of Directors met today with U.S. Senate candidates Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes to discuss positions on issues affecting the state’s agriculture industry, farm families and rural communities.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 25, 2014

    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.

  • Hillview will look at closing time for alcohol

     HILLVIEW -- It's a start but Ricky Thompson isn't quite ready to give up the fight.

  • Christmas comes a little early for some

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The weather has been so pleasant lately that Just Family, Inc., decided to host Christmas in August.

    The adult day care center hosted a lunch with special guests Santa and Mrs. Claus, as well as musical artists Glenn Douglas Tubb and Dottie Snow Tubb.

    Glenn is the nephew of country music icon Ernest Tubb, while Dottie is the former daughter-in-law of legendary singer Hank Snow.

  • Two students injured as bus struck on 1020

    BROOKS--Two students were taken to Jewish Hospital Medical Center South on Friday afternoon after their bus was struck.

    According to superintendent Keith Davis, who went to the hospital with the children, the injuries did not appear to be serious.

    Around 35 students were on a bus stopped at a railroad crossing on Highway 1020 near Solite.

    The bus was struck by a small van, in which the driver may have been distracted.

    The students, who were from Brooks Elementary, were loaded into another bus and taken home.