Today's News

  • Locals earn Girls' All Sixth-Region

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A total of seven local players were named to the All-Sixth Region Girls’ Soccer Team that was recently announced by the area coaches.

         On the first team of 11 players, the coaches selected Bullitt East senior Meghan Roby along with Lady Charger junior Alnee Tutson and freshman Christian Foster. Joining that first group was North Bullitt senior Taylor Johnson.

  • Food safety tips for the holidays

     FRANKFORT – Parties, family dinners and seasonal gatherings where food is served are traditional part of holiday cheer. This holiday season, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) urges consumers to take precautions in purchasing and preparing food items, and to pay close attention to good hygiene practices to combat foodborne illness this Thanksgiving and Christmas.

    Here are a few simple food safety tips to avoid getting sick during the holiday season:

    Safe Storage Temperatures

  • Kentucky Labor Cabinet Encourages Retailers to Follow Crowd Management Guidelines

     FRANKFORT – With the holiday season upon us and “Black Friday” this week, the Kentucky Labor Cabinet wants to remind all retailers in Kentucky to adopt effective safety procedures for crowd management.

  • Holiday safety tips for home decorating, cooking and lighting

     This week rings in a season of spending time with friends and family, shopping, gift-giving, decorating, baking, and cooking. Safe Electricity offers tips to help ensure that this busy and festive time remains a safe one.

  • KYTC Crews Pre-Treating Roadways to Prepare for the Light Snow Event

     LOUISVILLE – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) road crews in Louisville and the surrounding counties will be pre-treating hills and bridges today for a light snow that is expected to fall during the overnight hours.  Motorists should be alert for slow moving trucks spraying brine throughout the day.

  • BE's Gravens picks St. Catharine

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – For some high school seniors, both for those involved in athletics and those not in sports, picking a college can be a daunting task.

         Not for Bullitt East senior softball standout Kelsey Gravens. In fact, Gravens didn’t even wait until her senior year to make a selection.

  • Maintenance issues keep Pioneer Village busy

     PIONEER VILLAGE - City maintenance is a primary goal of any council.

    The Pioneer Village City Council had a lot of it to deal with during their October business meeting.

    Mayor Gary Hatcher announced that new road stripes were completed along Summitt Dr. at a cost of $950.

    The city accepted two bids for parking lot stripes and sealant, but decided to wait until spring to take further action.

    Road and surface maintenance was not the only topic for the council; Ditch and drainage maintenance issues always abound.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Nov. 25, 2013

     No interstate lane closures November 27 –December 1 for the Thanksgiving holiday

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory 

    nature and is subject to change with nonotice. 

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may 

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  

  • Shepherdsville rated among top U.S. suburban areas

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Mayor Scott Ellis always knew that the city of Shepherdsville was a good place to live.

  • Trip through grocery on bank's tab is profitable

     HILLVIEW - In her big moment Norma Whitehead thought about her family more than herself.

    Her shopping list included fries, tater tots and ketchup for her son, and some coffee for her husband.

    The list was actually a plan of attack for her two-minute "Supermarket Sweep" at the Hillview Kroger presented by Forcht Bank.

    Whitehead, a Hillview resident, was drawn from 1,100 entries to participate in the event, according to Forcht Bank market president Jason Stuecker.

    "I only signed up one time," Whitehead said.