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Today's News

  • Fate of new interchange, better traffic flow rests on city council

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- For years, when road projects have been discussed in Bullitt County, Highway 44 has always been the first one mentioned.
        But, in terms of economic future of the community, another transportation issue has risen to the forefront.
        And, John Snider, executive director of the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority, believes he might have an answer to the issues on Cedar Grove Road.

  • Eastside earns $20,000 grant to help inspire using innovative ideas

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Eastside Middle School has been awarded a $20,000 grant from Project Lead The Way (PLTW) to implement the PLTW Gateway program.

                This grant will be implemented as $10,000 installments over the next two schools years. The money is made possible by a generous donation from the Bemis Company, Inc.

  • Senior Fashions for all

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--The Ralph Lutes Senior Citizen Center in Mount Washington hosted a fashion show with lunch provided.

    The annual fundraiser for the senior center featured models showing designs presented by Christopher Banks and Missy K's Boutiques and Consignment.

    Jonathon Rideout provided musical entertainment

  • Hillview Wal-Mart plans lot of ways to raise money for kids

     HILLVIEW - The Hillview Wal-Mart is offering well wishes to Kosair and the Children's Miracle Network.

    Wal-Mart zone manager Darlene Ready said the store's goal was to raise $30,000 for Kosair Children's Hospital, with a wishing well created at a store entrance for donations made by shoppers.

    The store will host two Saturday carnivals in the next month, May 16 and June 13, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., featuring cake walks, ring toss, plinko, duck pond, sucker tree, karaoke, colored hairspray and a Tarot reader.

  • Spring weather boosts tourism

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- As the weather got better, so did the numbers for local merchants associated with the tourism business.

              Troy Beam, executive director of the Bullitt County/Shepherdsville Tourist, said that lodging deposits in March has increased about $3,000 from last year.

              Local attractions have also picked up in attendance as the weather has continued to get warmer, he said.

  • Track athletes now have to wait about making state

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--Hurry up and wait.
        That is the life for local track athletes. There was the hurry up part on Saturday as the area teams competed in the Class AAA, Region 3 championships at St. Xavier High School.
        Now, for the next week, there will be a lot of waiting and anxious moments.

  • BC's Richardson signs to play golf at Spalding

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- It's not too often that college recruiting goes through a family, but that is just how it worked out for the Richardson family recently when daughter Breanna signed to play golf with Spalding University.
        At Spalding, Richardson will join her older brother, Jacob, who is on the men's golf team at the school located in downtown Louisville.
        Breanna is the first female golfer from Bullitt Central to move on and play at the next level in a very long time.

  • Staples state-bound; NB girls 2nd in region

    LOUISVILLE -- For the Bullitt East boys' tennis program, it is not unusual to have a player advance to the state tournament in Lexington.
        But, for the North Bullitt girls' tennis program, something new and special occurred this spring.
        By completing a perfect run through the first and second rounds of the Sixth Region tournament, North Bullitt placed second for the team competition behind Manual.

  • Local businesses still reap benefits of Kentucky Derby

    Kentucky Derby betters weren't the only ones getting lucky from the festivities last weekend, so did Bullitt County. This year's Derby set a record attendance of more than 170,000 people.

    It's no secret Derby-goers flood to Bullitt County during Derby-week, whether it's for Jim Beam, cheaper hotel prices or “charming” hospitality said Troy Beam, executive director of tourism.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning May 11, 2015

    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.