Today's News

  • Wine, bourbon tour kicks off in Bullitt County

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Wine and bourbon probably sounds like an odd combination to most, but if you ask those in Bullitt County’s wine and spirit industry they’ll tell you it’s a perfect partnership.

    Thanks to the collaborative efforts of the world famous Jim Beam Distillery, Brooks Hill winery, Forest Edge winery, MillaNova winery and Wight Meyer vineyard and winery, Bullitt County presents its newest tourist attraction: The Wine and Bourbon Tour of Bullitt County. 

  • Parking issues return as topic of Pioneer Village discussions

     PIONEER VILLAGE - It’s one thing to make enough people happy to win an election; Making everyone happy after that is entirely different.

  • Family Fair hosted by Genealogical Society

     The 2011 Family Fair where families and history come together on Saturday, Aug. 20.

    The Bullitt County Genealogical Society will host this special event at the Ridgway Memorial Library from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

    The society will have a display of family heirlooms, family histories, photos and other family memorabilia.

    Also, a representative of DAR will be there to answer questions.

    Everyone is invited to attend. The society will provide refreshments and door prizes.

  • Failure to compromise no longer an option for leaders

     There’s a simple concept that everyone’s familiar with, one that’s been the driving force behind humanity’s greatest triumphs. 

  • A Gala Opening

     Students at Hebron Middle were greeted to a red carpet opening day of school.

    And when they did get inside, they were treated to a special morning of activities.

    Principal Steve Miracle nailed it by singing the National Anthem.

    Assistant principal Troy Kolb showed the student body how NOT to dress.

    Eighth-grade students won the race to dress a teacher to win one of many competitions during the fun assembly.

  • Enrollment numbers still on rise for schools

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While it may pose some headaches, growth is good when it comes to a school district.

    In Bullitt County, the enrollment numbers continue to grow, even if it might have been a lot more than one high school expected.

    At the end of the fourth day, enrollment in Bullitt County was 12,652 compared to 12,466 at the same point the year before.

    The biggest areas of growth are coming at the high school level, which will kick-start the district’s non-ending series of construction work back into high gear.

  • Shepherdsville already changes new sewer rates

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - An ordinance approved in June to increase sewer rates in the city of Shepherdsville has already been changed.

  • UPDATE: Two local bands compete for top honors

     UPDATE(08/22): Shepherdsville band Fallen From Nowhere earned second place honors at the Kentucky State Fair Battle of the Bands.

    The local band finished behind Identity Crisis, a band based in Floyds Knobs, Indiana.

    Fallen From Nowhere was the youngest bad in the competition. Each band was required to half at least half its members between the ages of 14-20.

    The band will perform Saturday, Aug. 27, at Bernheim Middle School in a benefit for student Jordan Reece. For more information call 869-4000.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 08/17/11

     This week Paul Coyle takes a look at Mount Washington's growing pains and census count issues.

  • Cougars rebuilding at key positions in 2011

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In 2011, the Bullitt Central Cougars don’t need to replace everyone from a year ago - it just seems that way.