Today's News


    SHEPHERDSVILLE--On the first Thursday in May, communities across America are encouraged to come together to pray.

    In Bullitt County, the National Day of Prayer has been a fixture for over a decade. The annual noon-time event is held at the Shepherdsville City Park.

    Pastors from throughout the county lead prayers for various segments of the population.

    Around 200 people gathered on a warm Thursday.

  • Mother's lesson in tough love leads to local author's story

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--Sometimes we all need a little tough love.

    And that's exactly what Shepherdsville resident Pam Carter's mother gave her to help her grow up.

    Carter recently had her story, “Tough Love,” published in “Chicken Soup for the Soul” : Thanks to My Mom 101 stories of Gratitude, Love and Lessons.”

    In the story, Carter talks about she how got pregnant at 16 and how that changed her relationship with her mother.

    “She was a doting Grandma while I was Momma to my child,” she wrote.

  • North Bullitt, ATC to provide career in wide range of aeronautics fields

     HEBRON ESTATES - It's a pilot program. And it's a pilot program. It's both.

    Bullitt County Public Schools is adding aviation and aerospace to its College and Career Readiness Initiative Program, which offers a variety of alternative education toward various job paths.

    North Bullitt High School and the Bullitt County Career Readiness Center (in conjunction with the Bullitt County Area Technology Center) will partner with the Air+Space Academy headquartered at Bowman Field in Louisville.

  • I-65 construction in Hardin could affect Bullitt traffic

     I-65 repair work northbound between Mile Points 102 - 104 was completed late Thursday, ahead of schedule. No northbound construction delays are expected in Hardin County on Friday.

    With northbound work finished, southbound will be affected beginning Sunday night, May 10th.

    The interstate will be reduced to one lane between Mile Points 104 - 102 at 7pm as contract crews make concrete repairs from the Hardin-Bullitt County line to the KY 313 interchange.  The center and right lanes will be closed.

  • Bernheim Forest has plenty of May activities

      CLERMONT --  Spring is in full swing at Bernheim and that means it’s time for BloomFest, the annual celebration of spring on Saturday, May 16, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Garden faerie house construction, the garden faerie parade, flower bed planting, naturalist-led discovery stations, local artisans, food vendors,  and a very special birthday celebration are just some of the many activities for everyone to enjoy.

  • FINAL Junk Day Saturday

     The always popular county clean ups will conclude this Saturday, May 9, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Lebanon Junction Elementary and at the parking lot of the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football field (former Shep. High School). 

    The normal rules apply: Bullitt County residents only; no hazardous materials; no tires; no  household waste; no batteries; and no paint.

  • Derby with the Seniors

     The Multi-Purpose Senior Citizens Center in Shepherdsville hosted a special Kentucky Derby lunch complete with your favorite hats for the occasion.

    The seniors enjoyed the lunch and the fellowship, as well as the friendly competition of who had the best Derby hats.

  • LegalShield hopes to prevent identity theft worries

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Whitney Young has been a three-time victim of identity theft. Her son was also a victim.

    Whitney and her husband, Donte, made the decision to go into business as legal consultants to help protect others from similar situations, opening up a branch of LegalShield in Louisville.

    The couple has wanted to expand its Louisville boundaries and selected Bullitt County as its next area to assist.

  • Returning retired teachers will face changes in way benefits, like vacation, are calculated

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Bullitt County Public School District has always been open to retired employees coming back to work.

    However, if they do come back to work after sitting out the required amount of time, they will return with zero seniority in terms of benefits.

    The Bullitt County Public School Board voted to alter its holiday and vacation policy.

    When two retired employees were rehired, assistant superintendent Becky Sexton said they were treated differently under the previous policy.

  • Softball to end season with a bang

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The area high school softball teams are prepared to end the regular season with a bang as there are three intra-county games scheduled over the last two weeks.

    Bullitt Central and North Bullitt played on Tuesday of this week in Shepherdsville in the first of two meetings in the month of May. No mater the outcome from yesterday, the two rivals will be playing in the semi-finals of the 23rd District Tournament at North Bullitt the week of May 18.