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Today's News

  • Motorcycle Safety Month during May

        Governor Beshear has designated May as Motorcycle Awareness Month in Kentucky.

        Warm weather is finally here and the motorcycles are once again sharing the highways with you.

        You may not know but the greatest hazard a motorcyclist meets is the drivers of other vehicles.

        Seventy-five percent of motorcycle accidents involve another vehicle such as a car or truck.

        Many drivers claim they did not see the motorcycle.

  • Tai Chi, bird walk coming to Bernheim Forest

        CLERMONT - Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest welcomes returning Grandmaster M. O. Serikali, Ph.D., for another 10 week course of Tai Chi Chuan beginning May 27.

        This practice is an ancient Chinese art that strengthens both body and spirit with physical movement and mental concentration, and is one of the many opportunities at Bernheim that expands Bernheim’s mission of connecting people with nature.

  • BE competes with Ballard; BC finishes season on fire

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - With wins in seven of the last nine games of the regular season, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars got hot and stayed hot after starting the season 2-14.

        Some improvement is certainly expected of a team without any seniors and only a handful of juniors. Still, the final stretch of going 12-7 was as much as anyone could expect.

  • Eagles soar to sweep of county track titles; North's Brian captures four events

        HEBRON ESTATES - The big guns were out in full force on Tuesday for the annual All-Bullitt County Track and Field Championships, but the biggest blast came at the end when the final team scores were announced.

        It wasn’t just a good day for the North Bullitt Eagles, it was a great day as the green and gold swept both the boys’ and the girls’ titles in the most important meet of the regular season.

  • Day care employee charged with abuse of child

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A 21-year-old Cox’s Creek woman is facing criminal charges in an alleged incident at a Cedar Grove Road day care.

    Ashley Miller, 21, has been charged with first-degree criminal abuse.

    According to Capt. Ken Bernardi of the Shepherdsville Police Department, his detectives received a call on April 28 to respond to a complaint at the For Kids Only day care in front of the Cedar Grove Business Park.

    Bernardi said city officers took the initial information to begin its investigation. The police also have videos from the day care facility.

  • Transportation plan nears completion for Bullitt County

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – While Bullitt County awaits finalization of current road improvements, Fiscal Court members caught a glimpse of long-term future projects.

        Brian Aldridge, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KTC) planning manager, presented plans created in conjunction with Kentucky Regional Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA) research.

        Suggestions from two public input meetings and three steering committee meetings were factored into the plans, Aldridge said.

  • Jeff Watson Wins Super Late Model Main Event at Bluegrass Speedway

    BARDSTOWN - Jeff Watson of Campbellsville, KY had won at other tracks, but never at Bluegrass Speedway. That is no longer the case as Watson wheeled to the 44 Auto Mart Super Late Model victory on Saturday evening at Bluegrass Speedway. For the first time since 2003, Sprint Car racing returned to Bluegrass Speedway with the American Sprint Car Tour delivering the action and Hud Cone of Oakland City, IN would take the A-Main win. Lastly, Timmy Glazer of Bardstown, KY would score his second win of the season in the $300 to win special for UMP Street Stocks.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: MAY 2010

    BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: MAY 2010

    HOLIDAYS:

    1: KENTUCKY DERBY

    9: MOTHER'S DAY

    31: MEMORIAL DAY - NO SCHOOL - BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

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    DISTRICT WIDE EVENTS:

    3-7:

    Teacher Appreciation Week

    KCCT Testing WINDOW

    4:

    Retirement reception at Shepherdsville First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at 5:30pm

  • Hillview council race not over just yet

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - When the candidates running for the six Democratic opening for the Hillview City Council, they may have thought their fate was decided.

        However, due to some non-city residents being allowed to vote in a single precinct, the primary election in that city will be determined in Bullitt Circuit Court.

        As required by statute, Bullitt County Clerk Kevin Mooney filed a petition asking Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress to conduct a recount of Brooks precinct 12.

  • Conservation district seeks more funds from county

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A year ago, the Bullitt County Conservation District was asking fiscal court members to increase their appropriation.

        In return, the agency could provide grant funds for programs such as junk pickup and dead animal removal.

        The court members denied raising the annual appropriation of $27,000.

        The conservation board could have asked to impose a millage tax on all property owners but the members didn’t.