Today's News

  • KYTC District 5 road crews ready for the next round of winter weather

     LOUISVILLE, KY (January 24, 2013) – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 road crews put in long hours this week battling snow and freezing temperatures and they are ready to do it again.

    The next weather event is predicting more winter precipitation coming into the Louisville area sometime after midnight.  Reports indicate that this system can produce between one and three inches of snow by midday on Saturday, January 25.

  • BBB Tips on Finding a Tax Preparer

     Many of you will get assistance from a professional tax preparer or tax software when filing their taxes this year. Better Business Bureau encourages taxpayers to use caution when selecting tax preparation help. Using the wrong preparer could cause the taxpayer a lot of headaches, fines, and fees.

  • Cold outside but candidate filings heating up

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - With just a few days left, activity picked up a little in the Bullitt County clerk's office.

  • National comedian, Bullitt Countian Tom Mabe to be in concert Saturday

     The North Bullitt Boosters will present national comedian Tom Mabe on Saturday, Jan. 25, at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    The Hillview resident who has taken his act throughout the country will be on stage for this one night in Bullitt County.

    This will be dubbed Clean Comedy Night by the man who has gained fame for his Revenge on the Telemarketers.

    Tickets are $15 for children and $20 for adults. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

    Concessions and beverages will be sold.

  • Mooney's project on display

     Lilly Mooney, a seventh grader in Mooney Home School, was one of 12 youngsters to have her agricultural science project on display at the annual Kentucky Farm Bureau meeting.

    Her project was Apples to Apples.

    She was awarded a $75 prize.

  • Senate Majority has top five session priorities

     Best regards to you and your family for the New Year. The holidays are behind us now, and we strive to get back into our daily routines. 

    I hope you got through the arctic weather safe and without any damage, though many had to deal with pipes bursting and power outages.

    School is back in session and the work of the year in full swing.

    January 7 convened the 2014 General Assembly, a 60-day legislative session creating the next two year budget for Kentucky. 

  • Eastside repeats as state champs for medium division

     RICHMOND - For the second consecutive year, the Eastside Middle cheerleading squad came back to Bullitt County in possession of the KAPOS Kentucky State Cheerleading championship trophy.

    According to cheer coach Carrie DeBold, in order to compete at the state competition at Eastern Kentucky University, the squad had to win its regional contest.

    For Eastside, both the Medium (16 members) and the Super Large (24 members) squads won their regional events and qualified for the state.

    The Super Large squad placed sixth in the state.

  • Wait, see on health facility expansion

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Public Health Department is in a position to expand its current facilities.

    However, with so much uncertainty over the national health care scene, local board members are putting any expansion plans on hold.

    Architect Stanley Klausing said a second floor could be added to the annex building to add another 4,300 square feet to the facility.

    There is also the possibility of adding space on the ground floor at each end.

  • 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.