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Today's News

  • 6-minute surge lifts BC to 2-0

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Since spring practice began back in April, Bullitt Central head coach Danny Leasor has been pushing his team to be in better shape this season so they can take control of games in the fourth quarter.

         Why wait to the fourth quarter?

  • Gov. Beshear announces goal of completely six-laned I-65 nearer to reality with new contract award

     FRANKFORTGovernor Steve Beshear announced today that Kentucky has taken a significant step toward realizing a long-held goal of a six-lane Interstate 65 from the Ohio River to the Tennessee line.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) awarded a $138.48 million contract on Wednesday to rebuild 17 miles of the interstate in Hart, LaRue and Hardin counties, widening it to six lanes – three in each direction – from four lanes.

  • Teacher charged with having sex with student

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- For the second time in the five years, a teacher at Bullitt Central High School has been charged with having a relationship with a student.

  • Childhood obesity numbers may be getting little better

     The growing problem is childhood obesityThe obesity epidemic in America is a national health crisis.  Because of this, today’s children may have a shorter life span than their parents.

    For the biggest majority of children, the problem of overweight and obesity is the result of eating too many calories and not getting enough physical activity.

    A diagnoses of overweight in defined as a BMI at or above the 85th percentile and lower than the 95th percentile for children of the same sex and age. 

  • Any Lab Test brings unique business to town

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Anyone in Bullitt County can have any lab test done in Bullitt County now.

    A new Any Lab Test Now facility is open for business in Shepherdsville at the Shepherds Crossings Shopping Center on Adam Shepherd Parkway.

    “We’re excited to serve the SHepherdsville area,” said owner Woodie Hippler. “We’re proud to give this part of the community an alternative choice in lab testing.”

  • County’s last bowling alley will become newest gymnastics school

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - An old pastime is making way for a new one.

     

    A Lasting Staple

    At the end of June, Bullitt East Bowling Center in Mount Washington closed its doors after more than 30 years of business, said owner Bill Whelan.

    He said health reasons and the “down swing” of bowling lead to the decision.

    “Open bowling has really dropped off. It’s due to a lot of things—gas, economy, more outside sports for kids to play,” said the Cox’s Creek resident.

  • Home Sweet Home for all area football teams on Friday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After a cancellation, a long road trip and just an odd scheduling grid, there will finally be a high school football game in Bullitt County this week.

    In fact, there will be three games in the county this week as each program will host a contest – weather permitting of course.

  • Route to BC football could be a long one

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With Bullitt Central set to play its first home football game on Friday, fans are reminded that construction is still on-going at the school and will affect parking and entry to the field.

    Basically, there will be two public entrances to the field on Friday nights this fall.

    Fans can park in the main, front, parking lot and then enter the main doors to the school. There will be a ticket area in the front hallway and then fans will walk down past the gym and out the doors where there will be a gravel path to the field.

  • USA Harvest founder sentenced for embezzlement

     LOUISVILLE - USA Harvest founder, Hugh “Stan” Curtis was sentenced today by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., to serve 24 months in prison, followed by a three year period of supervised release and ordered to pay $183,354 in restitution, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Growing economic conditions leads to need for larger EDA office facilities

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The economic picture in Bullitt County continues to grow.

    And so does the need for space by the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority.

    Having utilized free rental space from Bullitt County government since its inception, the authority has now found some bigger digs.

    The authority signed a 24-month lease last week to lease space in the Porter and Associates office complex on South Buckman Street.

    The lease will include monthly rent of $800 plus a flat $300 per month for all utilities.