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Today's News

  • Friday I-65 accident caused rush hour delays

     A two-car accident on southbound Interstate 65 has led to major delays on Friday afternoon.

  • BBB Warns: Don’t Get Tricked Buying Halloween Treats!

     

    Looking to buy or rent a costume for Halloween? You are not alone! According to the National Retail Federation, Halloween spending is expected to reach $6.9 billion this year.

  • Atlanta could be ideal place for fall break

     We just celebrated the unofficial end to summer with Labor Day. 

    It is hard to believe, but next week will be Fall Break.

    Instead of taking the normal weekend trip to a state park or visiting the Smokies again, why not try something new?

    Make Atlanta, Ga., your family Fall Break destination. That’s right Atlanta, Ga., where the leaves are just as pretty and there is just as much for family adventure inside and outside.

  • Lowe’s grant helps Overdale upgrade its playground

     HILLVIEW - Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded a $5 000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education® grant to Overdale Elementary School in Hillview for renovation of their school playground.

    Overdale Elementary is one of more than 580 schools cross the United States to be awarded a Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant this spring for school improvement projects during the 2012-2013 school year.

    Old wooden mulch was removed, and colorful new rubber mulch was installed in the playground. The project was completed in July 2013.

  • Hebron Estates looks to alleviate school traffic woes

     HEBRON ESTATES - North Bullitt High School drivers will leave school and head home along E. Hebron Lane to Preston Highway, courtesy of the Pioneer Village Police Department.

    PVPD chief D.J. Reynolds discussed traffic issues with the Hebron Estates City Commission at its September business meeting (PVPD is under contract with the city to patrol city streets).

    Reynolds said North Bullitt students were leaving school via E. Hebron, heading eastbound and cutting through the back end of the city, accessing the intersection of Preston and Burkland Blvd.

  • THE GAME: County’s oldest schools to battle for 38th time

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – What a difference two weeks can make.

    At that point in the 2013 football season, Bullitt Central appeared to be a few steps ahead of arch-rival North Bullitt. On a Friday night, North Bullitt was struggling through a 33-0 loss to Oldham County that dropped them to 1-3 while Bullitt Central was sitting at 3-0 waiting for a trip to Paducah the next day.

  • Major changes in place for Friday’s game at BC

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Fans attending Friday’s Bullitt Central-North Bullitt football game, often times the biggest attended event of the year in the county, will have to use new temporary entrances to Bullitt Central’s George Valentine Field.

    Because of construction at the school, 71 parking spots nearest the old tennis courts have been fenced off and will not be available for the rest of this football season. In addition, the two normal entrance gates will not be available on Friday.

  • Multi-car accident causes north end delays

     HEBRON ESTATES - A three-car intersection accident resulted in minor injuries and traffic delays Thursday afternoon.

    The accident occurred at the N.Preston Hwy. intersection at the John Harper Highway and Birkland Blvd. around 3:30 p.m.

    Pioneer Village Police chief D.J. Reynolds said a black Plymouth Voyager, driven by a white male, 66, from Hillview, was headed westbound from Birkland to John Harper.

    According to witnesses, the Voyager entered the intersection despite not having the right of way.

  • Car show Saturday to benefit St. Aloysius Church

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local church hopes that a former community event will return as a plum of a fundraiser.

    The Hot River Nights Open Header Cruise “Blastin’ Down Plum Street” will take place Saturday, Oct. 5, hosted by St. Aloysius Catholic Church.

    Event organizer Depp Rasner said the hot rod portion would remain similar to past events hosted by Hot River Nights along Buckman Street.

    “This time we’re closing Plum Street,” he said. “The cars will be able to access the church parking lot.”

  • Unser tuned into students to win honor

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Hard work pays off. 

    This is the lesson Crossroads Elementary Teacher, Toni Unser, recently learned. 

    She recently won the Teacher of the Month contest from Gen X Radio.

    “It probably made my year,” she said. “It’s so great to be recognized and to know that you’re making a difference.”

    This is Unser’s second year at Crossroads, but she has been teaching for 18 years.

    She currently teaches the fifth grade.