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Today's News

  • Linda Belcher honored by KDA for work to pass legislation

     FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association (KDA) has honored state Rep. Linda Belcher with its prestigious “100 Proof Award” for her leadership in passing landmark tourism legislation that will elevate and transform the KDA’s Kentucky Bourbon Trail® adventures.

  • CHASING THE DREAM: Bickett works to keep baseball dreams alive

     PIONEER VILLAGE -- After sitting on the bench for most of his high school varsity career, Evan Bickett packed up his glove for what was presumably the last time. 

    The plan was simple: go to Indiana University Southeast and earn a criminal justice degree. 

    No more baseball, strictly academics.

    In the back of his mind, though, Bickett knew there was a chance to do something more.

  • Could this be the time when fire agencies really looking to settle?

     Pinch us to make sure it is really true.

    For the first time in over a year, it looks like the Southeast Bullitt Fire and Rescue Department and the Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District Board might actually be looking to settle their differences.

    I know... we’ve been here before.

    About 15 months ago, it appeared the two boards would be working toward a mutally-agreeable resolution.

    By January 2017, the two entities would become one. And you know what happened then.

  • Blue Lick wins state; looks for more

     OKOLONA -- Coaching youth baseball for 45 years, Challis Ford has been close but he’s never had a team make the World Series at any age group.

    After his Blue Lick team won its second consecutive state title, Ford had a simple request -- take an old man who loves baseball to that national Babe Ruth tournament.

    Manager Tommy Parker, Ford’s long-time friend and coach, believes this group of 18 and under players might be that team to make that dream possible.

  • Good deed by store employee turns into Facebook video going viral

        BROOKS - It was late on the eve of their first anniversary, and Brooks resident Karen Dickerson-Burt was last-minute shopping.
        Her husband, David Sr., bought a Mystery Machine van for the anniversary. He mentioned wanting a Scooby Doo stuffed animal and a balloon to go with it.
        So Burt headed to the Meijer store on Preston Highway just north of Hillview to see what items they might have.
        The fateful trip would turn fruitful for Burt thanks to the kindness of a Meijer employee.

  • Perfect attendance means free bikes at SES

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville Elementary students with perfect attendance were rolling their way into summer vacation.
        The school gave away 18 bicycles to 11 boys and seven girls who maintained perfect attendance during the school year.
        Principal David Pate and the Shepherdsville staff presented the bicycles to students during the school’s year-end closing ceremonies.

  • On Target

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was a perfect summer camp for kids, all wrapped up with a bow.
        Archery Camp was hosted at Shepherdsville Elementary, featuring instruction by Shepherdsville archery coach Keith Mulkins.
        Students of both elementary and middle school ages participated, all at various stages of archery expertise.
        Bullitt Central students volunteered to assist with the camp, sponsored by the Shepherdsville/Nichols Family Resource Centers and Bernheim/Bullitt Lick Youth Services Centers.

  • Summer may have just started, but fall is fast approaching

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – The baseball All-Star game was just last week, the Fourth of July is still a vivid memory and summer has officially been with us for less than a month.
        The not so tactfully named ‘dead period’ is well...dead and gone for another summer.
        Yet fall starts next Friday.

  • 2016 West Kentucky U-12 Metro State Tournament
  • Hagerman achieves Eagle Scout status

     After seven years of working diligently toward his goal, Preston Hagerman will be awarded the rank of Eagle Scout.

    Preston, a member of Boy Scout Troop 868 in Shepherdsville, will be honored at a special Eagle Scout ceremony on Friday, July 22, at 7 p.m.

    The ceremony will be held in the Family Life Center at Eastern Gate Baptist Church, 3699 N. Preston Highway. The public is invited to attend.