Today's News

  • Volunteers gather at night to help Cedar Grove Elementary School

     CEDAR GROVE - Teachers are always busy so sometimes it’s nice to have an extra set of hands or two.

    Once a month Cedar Grove Elementary has a Volunteer Night for parents, grandparents, aunt and uncles to help the teachers by copying, laminating and grading papers.

    Volunteer Coordinator Kym Jones started the outreach three years ago.

    “It gives parents who work during the day a chance to volunteer at night,” she said.

  • Don’t forget to let kids be kids as they do their schoolwork

     I had the opportunity to photograph the district’s science fair recently and I would like to share with you some of my findings.

    Now it’s been about 10 years or so since I’ve been to one, but when did when did the projects get so complicated and involved?

    I entered the science fair twice when I was in school.

    The first project I did was about trees and the second about the solar system. Someone almost always did a volcano.

    But there were no volcanoes in sight at this fair.

  • Catcher Haley Dukes signs to play with John A. Logan

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Never underestimate the importance of a friend when it comes to making a college decision.

    That is exactly what Bullitt Central senior softball player Haley Dukes did recently when she decided to play softball the next two seasons at John A. Logan, a junior college in Carterville, Ill.

    Last week, Dukes made it all official in a ceremony at Bullitt Central that included her family, coaches and teammates.

  • Pitcher Hailey Szpila signs to play at Campbellsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Before all is said and done at the end of the high school softball season, Bullitt Central senior Hailey Szpila may have played more games than any other player in program history.

    Even with all of that, the senior is already looking ahead to college as she has decided to continue her career at Campbellsville University. Szpila actually made her decision five months ago, but she didn’t sign all the paperwork until holding a ceremony at Bullitt Central recently.

  • Seum to hold legislative forum

     FRANKFORT – State Senator Dan Seum (R-Fairdale) will be at the Bullitt County Courthouse Fiscal Court Room on Thursday, January 23, 2014, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. to brief constituents on the 2014 legislative session.  This forum is free and open to anyone who would like to attend.

  • UPDATE: Hoops rescheduled due to weather, school closings

     The severe winter weather conditions and school closings continue to wreak havoc on the local high school basketball schedules.

  • Lebanon Junction church gets lot of support from community

     LEBANON JUNCTION - The time has come for new beginnings. 

    It’s been two years since the tragedy, but now it’s time to rebuild. 

    Dennie Memorial United Methodist Church broke ground for their new church Jan. 11. The building, which was refuge and home to many, burned down in June 2012.

    Pastor Calvin Johnson, better known as Brother Calvin, was away at a conference when he got the call.

  • Policy handbook sparks heated discussion

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Information pertaining to an employee handbook, along with firefighter vacation time, led to confusion and heated discussion by the Shepherdsville city council.

    And the arguments began three minutes into the first meeting of the election year.

    Following opening remarks, mayor Scott Ellis mentioned concerns of a rumor regarding a new city employee handbook that he wanted to address.

    “There is not a new handbook that’s been handed to employees,” he said.

  • Little Flock to add high school

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Since 1995, Little Flock Baptist Church has hosted the Little Flock Christian Academy as a private, independent educational alternative for local students.

    Beginning with grade levels from Kindergarten through Grade 3, LFCA expanded to the 8th grade around 2000, according to principal Rick Grice.

    The school is looking ahead to even bigger and better opportunities with the introduction of high school level courses beginning in the Fall of 2014.

  • Parties settle issue over handicapped parking at market

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights Board of Commissioners has worked to reach an agreement between two Bullitt County parties.

    The commission ruled to approve one conciliation agreement, six case withdrawals resolved with private settlements, 16 case withdrawals giving complainants the right to file private suits, and dismiss 15 complaints with findings of no probable cause to evidence that discrimination occurred.