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Today's News

  • Group hopes to help others deal with addiction issues

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Scott Prewitt gets it. He understands what it's like to have family members become addicted to drugs.

    The Shepherdsville resident has been through it all, and decided to find a way to share his experiences to help others going through similar situations.

    With assistance from Lynn Foster, Greg Troutt and D.J. Troutt, a local group was formed called Better Tomorrows, designed to offer numerous ways and means of support for everyone involved with the addiction of a loved one.

  • Fish Fry Fridays

     If it is the season of Lent, it must be time for those fish fry Fridays.

    Throughout Bullitt County, churches and other organizations have hosted a Friday full of fried fish and other food items.

    At St. Benedict Catholic Church in Lebanon Junction, the fish fry starts at lunch and continues through dinner.

    This is the final Friday fish fry for Lent at places such as St. Aloysius, St. Rita, St. Elizabeth Seton, St. Francis, Hillview Government Center and the Mount Washington Lions Club.

  • Thirteen face charges for alleged roles in drug ring

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Thirteen individuals were recently indicted for their alleged roles in a case involving the manufacturing and trafficking of methamphetamine.

  • St. Clair again seeks new trial in kidnapping case in 1991

    FRANKFORT -- For the second time in as many months, a man already found guilty of four murders was seeking relief from the Kentucky Supreme Court.

  • Cougars post 2-2 mark over spring break

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – It hasn’t been a great start to the 2014 baseball season for the Bullitt Central Cougars, but staying near home and winning two of four games might be more important than heading to Florida for spring break.

         Unlike most area teams, the Cougars stayed at home for spring break. Instead, head coach G.J. Moore opted to once again play in the General Spring Break Bash as Thomas Nelson High School. The Cougars won the event last year, beating Edmonson County in the final game.

  • Local artists produce video in honor of UK basketball

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Some Bullitt County residents have taken their love for UK basketball to a new level.

    “Around here (when the Cats do well in the tournament) it’s the Fourth of July, Christmas and Thanksgiving rolled all into one,” said longtime UK fan Tom Greenwell.

    Recently he got together with other friends of his, also dedicated fans, Allen Peavler and John Wigginton to write a song about the team’s season. The video, “UK Season to Remember 2014” has now received more than 4,000 views on YouTube.

  • New MW business can put special mark on your items

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Need a stitch? Mount Washington’s newest monogram boutique, Cordial Lee, can help with you that.

    The shop, which recently opened, is located at 611 North Bardstown Road next to Papa John’s and Club Fitness.

    It sells items such as shirts, stadium seats and Easter baskets which can all be customized in the backroom on one of their machines. All prices include the cost of the embroidery, said owner Shelby Packer who owns the business with her husband Steve.

  • Lebanon Junction gets water issue settled; all supply now from LWC

    LEBANON JUNCTION--It’s the gift that keeps on giving. Three months after Lebanon Junction signed an agreement with the Louisville Water Company the cash is still flowing.

    At Monday night’s meeting, Mayor Butch Sweat said the city has paid off their water line using some of the funds given to them by LWC.

    He said “it’s been a long ordeal” but he’s glad that it’s done.

    The city started paying for the line in 1979. It cost about $500,000 said City Clerk Susan Crady.

  • BC's Fulkerson signs to play at Thomas More

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Football will stay in Jacob Fulkerson’s life for the next few seasons after the Bullitt Central senior recently signed to play the sport at Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.

         After being on the Bullitt Central varsity the past three seasons, Fulkerson got a recruiting email from the coaching staff at the school. He responded and that got the ball rolling. There were a few other options, but none that were as close to home as the school in northern Kentucky, just south of Cincinnati.

  • Show still stylish after all these years

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - For 91 years generations of Bullitt County women have worked together in their own style.

    Each year the Bullitt County Woman's Club gives back to the community in the form of college scholarships.

    The 43rd annual Irene Carroll Scholarship Luncheon and Style Show will celebrate all of that with its theme, "Through the Generations."

    Woman's Club representative Lou Ann Moore said the style show will feature three generations of family members modeling together.