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Today's News

  • Central wins two of three at Butler County event

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Playing three games in two days, the Bullitt Central Cougars picked up a pair of wins just before Christmas playing in the BTN/WLBQ Christmas Classic at Butler County High School.

  • Reindeer Games for Operation Santa at Hebron Middle

      HEBRON ESTATES - Some local officers dodged a few bullets from the students at Hebron Middle School.

    The bullets were in the form of dodgeballs, as the students took on police and school officials in fun contests.

    The event was a fundraiser for the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 86 in Hillview, with all proceeds donated to the Hillview Operation Santa program.

    Hillview Police, Bullitt County Sheriffs, and Bullitt County EMS employees participated in the event. Students were allowed to participate in the contests by donating $1.

  • Radiant Touch in new home

     PIONEER VILLAGE - A local company hopes a new location will help provide a more radiant touch to their business.

    The Radiant Touch, formerly located at the Cedar Grove Business Park, has moved into its newest location at 815 John Harper Highway, Suite 8.

    Owner Amanda Mattingly is a state-licensed massage therapist, graduating from the Louisville School of Massage in 2008. Mattingly brings 750 hours of related education, along with 48 hours of continued education every two years to maintain her certification.

  • Gordon Food Service brings HOPE thanks to recent donation

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - When it comes to helping the community, the Gordon Food Service Shepherdsville Distribution Center hopes to do its part.

    The company’s Inside Sales Team led the “Share the Warmth” clothing drive, collecting 500 clothing items donated to the Helping Out People Everywhere (HOPE) in Bullitt County organization.

    HOPE is a non-profit agency that helps to meet the short-term needs of struggling families and individuals throughout the community, including the homeless.

  • Johnson, Belcher in special election

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The day after the death of her husband, Rebecca Johnson said that she intended to run for his seat in the state House of Representatives.

    Johnson will get that opportunity as the Bullitt County Republican Party voted Thursday evening to nominate her for the Feb. 20 special election.

    The Bullitt County Democratic Party nominated Linda Belcher as its candidate.

    Johnson and Belcher will face off on Feb. 20 in a special election to fill the 49th District House seat vacated when Dan Johnson died last month.

  • Christmas comes to the Senior Center

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - No one was more excited to celebrate Christmas this year than the folks attending the Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency’s Senior Center.

    The Bullitt County Providers Coalition hosted a Christmas party for the center, filled with singing, games, treats and gifts, as well as a visit from Santa Claus.

  • January is great time to enjoy beauty of Bernheim Forest

        CLERMONT  – Now is the perfect time to visit Bernheim and enjoy the forest’s unique winter beauty.
        Bernheim’s January calendar is full of exciting nature-related events and activities for all ages.
        From exploring naked trees, to hiking in the backcountry or attending Bernheim’s first ever Women Writer’s Retreat, there is no shortage of winter wonders at Bernheim.  

    ECO Kids Discovery Days

  • 2017 Bullitt County Player of the Year

     Bullitt Central junior Daylin Huff was recently named the Bullitt County Player of the Year.

    Huff, an All-District quarterback and defensive back, rushed for 1,507 yards while scoring 15 touchdowns.

    He also completed 60 percent of his passes for 284 yards.

    Huff also had four interceptions on defense.

    The annual award is presented by Schmid Funeral Home and is also co-sponsored by The Awards Center, WFBR 95.3 radio and The Pioneer News.

    Presenting the award were Mark Schmid (right) and Tim Gonterman of Schmid Funeral Home.

  • Officials roast Mayor Parker

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - When you’re the mayor, you’re always in the hot seat.

    But when you’re in the hot seat at a mayors meeting, you’re roasted.

    Linda Parker found herself in the hot seat at the December mayors meeting, which doubled as a roast.

    Parker served 30 years as the mayor of Hunters Hollow, a position she is resigning as of Jan. 1.

    The rest of Bullitt County’s mayors decided to give a fond farewell to Parker with a roast that included state Rep. Russell Webber and county magistrate Joe Laswell.

  • Hebron Estates looks to increase pay for next group

     HEBRON ESTATES - The mayor and the commissioners need some sort of reimbursement for their services.

    But a city commission needs to be careful about how they approve payments to those who are serving on the commission.

    When a pay rate is set, the commission must approve it to go into effect after the next upcoming election, making certain the action isn’t just a way to give themselves raises.

    The Hebron Estates City Commission heard a first reading regarding pay compensation for the city’s mayor and commissioners.