Today's News

  • Selling of Beam doesn’t have to be bad situation for community

     In the corporate world, no merger or buyout should be surprising.

    It is normally just a surprise to those who are most affected - the employee.

    On Monday, Beam Inc. and Suntory Holdings of Japan announced their plans to join forces.

    For those who own Beam stock, it will be a great deal as they would be paid around $83 per share, up 25 percent over the Friday’s closing price.

    The purchase price would be a cool $16.5 billion, maybe a little smoother than any of Beam’s finest bourbons.

  • Eight new, two renewals for top certification for national teaching

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- 2013 was a good year for National Board Certification and Renewals in Bullitt County Public Schools.

    A total of eight educators join the elite ranks of NBCT teachers across the state and nation while two teachers successfully achieved certification renewal.

    Five work at the elementary school level while three are at different middle schools.

  • Foulfest won by Lady Eagles

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After scoring the final seven points of the first half to break open a one-point game, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles pulled away in the second half on Friday to beat Bullitt Central 78-55.

    The win was the second this season for the Lady Eagles over their county rivals. North Bullitt beat Bullitt Central 68-56 on Dec. 13.

  • George’s 22 points fuel Eagles

       SHEPHERDSVILLE – New year. New coach. New Outlook.

    The North Bullitt Eagles had a new-old look on Friday when they rolled into Shepherdsville to battle arch-rival Bullitt Central in a big game as far as district seeding goes for upcoming post-season play.

  • Jefferson man guilty of multiple bank robberies

             LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Louisville man pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to  robbing four banks, in Jefferson County, Kentucky, during a two week period, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

    Robert Scott Manley, age 47, admitted to using force, violence, and intimidation when he robbed four banks in Jefferson County between December 20, 2012 and December 31, 2012.

  • Watermain breaks at Old Mill Elementary

    MOUNT WASHINGTON-- At around noon today, Old Mill Elementary School was informed their water main had a break and they would have to turn off their water, said principal Leslie McIntosh.

    "Water was overflowing in a ditch in our parking lot," he said. 

    With the construction continuing at Bullitt East High School, it has limited the number of parking spots at Old Mill.

    McIntosh said only one car had to be moved out of the way.

    "Everyone's been safe," he said.

  • SURVEY SAYS...Most pleased with school environment

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- How do teachers and school administrators feel about the facilities and resources they are provided by the local district?

  • Man who allegedly called in threat indicted

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The man charged with calling in the second bomb threat against two county facilities has been indicted.

  • FAMILY FEEDBACK: Bernheim gets parents involved in journal work

     CLERMONT -- It's no secret that teenagers often shut out their parents.

  • Hwy. 44 improvements in Spencer

    Louisville, KY (January 10, 2014) - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently awarded a contract for realignment of Mount Washington-Taylorsville Road (KY 44) in Spencer County.  The nearly $3 million project will straighten a curvy section of KY 44 from Oak Tree Way to KY 1633.  The project also includes improving sight distance at the intersection with KY 1633 and Lee Stevens Road as well as construction of a left turn lane from eastbound KY 44 to KY 1633.