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Today's News

  • Kindergarten Kickoff this Thursday

     The first day of the 2014-2015 school year for students is Wednesday, August 6th.

    Children starting kindergarten get a preview (along with their parents) Thursday, July 17th during the district’s annual Kindergarten Kickoff from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville.

    The free event is sponsored by the Bullitt County Public Schools Family Resource Centers.

  • Murder, suicide ruled in deaths

     NICHOLS - When a family member arrived at the home of Avery and Marion Blevens on Monday afternoon, they were greeted by a horrific tragedy.

    The married couple was found deceased in a bedroom in the home on Cow Branch Road in western Bullitt County.

    Lt. Mike Murdoch, public information officer for the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, said that deputies got a call at 12:58 p.m. on Monday.

    Arriving at the scene, the deputies confirmed that two adults were dead.

  • Trial date set for Dishon charges; request made for dismissal of some

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Cases involving allegations of sexual abuse by a man also accused of killing his niece in 1999 may finally get to trial in January 2015.

  • City looking for answers on sewage plant failure

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - The Hunters Hollow City Commission, along with neighboring communities, remain up the creek without paddles.

    The commission continues in its frustrating process to find a permanent solution to its sewer issues stemming from a sewer plant failure in March.

    At the June commission meeting, city attorney Mark Edison informed the council that any such solution was likely, at least, eight months away.

  • Class of '14 graduates earn over $12 million in scholarships

     High school seniors banked $12,724,584 in scholarships and money through the KEES program, an increase of nearly a $1 million from a year ago.

  • Fiscal Court not ready to pay bill to Hardin Co. jailer

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- If a jailer who placed a Bullitt County woman on his home incarceration program in Hardin County at the request of a fellow jailer and a circuit judge hopes to get paid, he will have to wait at least a couple of weeks.

  • Fast start pushes MW U-15 to state tourney

    SAINT MATTHEWS – It was a super Saturday for the Mount Washington Under-15 All-Stars as the team won its first two games in the District 8, 9, 10, 11 Babe Ruth Tournament at St. Matthews Community Park.

         Those two wins put coach Mark Deetsch’s team into the winner’s bracket championship game on Sunday. It was at that point that reality hit the Mount Washington team as a Germantown squad filled with high school players continued to romp through the tournament with a lopsided win.

  • Blue Lick U-11 baseball stars hit the right buttons

    HILLVIEW -- They had to do it the hard way but the Blue Lick 11 All-Stars will be returning to the state tournament this week as the district champs.

  • Shepherdsville Lions Club

    Over the past several months, the Shepherdsville Lions Club hosted guest speakers from the community.

  • 15 severe weather safety tips for residents at risk

     With the slight risk of severe weather that could bring damaging winds and hail, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® offers the following 15 safety tips for residents to stay safe if the power goes out and hail falls.

    Power Outage Safety

    1. Keep a supply of flashlights, batteries and a battery-powered radio on hand. Do not use candles if the power goes out as they pose a fire hazard.