Today's News

  • From your eyes

     It just so happened that the New Lenses photography group was in the Shepherdsville First Street Park on a recent Wednesday evening when the skies began to light up.

    Club vice president Charles Myers caught this lightning strike.


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  • Commission moves on Hwy. 245 beautification

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Kentucky Department of Transportation’s refusal to accept two separate maintenance agreements submitted by the county have delayed the Interstate 65 exit 112 interchange beautification project for months.

  • What an adventure

     CLERMONT - Each year Camp Crooked Creek plays host to unique activities for children who ordinarily do not receive such an opportunity.

  • Flexible buildings provide space for high schools; sports affected

      SHEPHERDSVILLE — The student population at the three high schools in Bullitt County continues to grow.

  • Man, ex- girlfriend face abuse charges on toddler

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Two people have been charged with allegedly abusing a two-year-old toddler.

  • ROADWORK: Week of July 30

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of July 30:

    Bullitt County:

  • One injured in 44 accident

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - One person was injured in a two-car accident Monday morning on Highway 44 West.

    Bullitt County EMS transported a patient to Jewish Hospital Medical Center South with minor injuries.

    The accident occurred around 11 a.m. when a driver leaving the El Nopal Restaurant in a Honda Accord turned left, colliding with a BMW headed westbound.

    No other injuries were reported. Shepherdsville Fire and Police units also responded along with EMS.

  • Battle for short-track championships heat up as racing returns to Salem Aug. 5

     SALEM, IN, July 30 – The quest for 2012 Salem Speedway short-track championships continues on Sunday afternoon, August 5th, as the O’Reilly Auto Parts Pure Stocks and Portland Recycling Front Wheel Drive Stocks return to the quarter-mile infield oval for the Short-Track Sun Fun Festival.

    Championships are still up for grabs in both Salem divisions, as just 15 points separate the top two drivers in the Pure Stock division and a mere four point differential exists between first and third place in the Front Wheel Drive standings.

  • Kindergarten Kickoff

     The Class of 2025 experienced their first official gathering at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre during the Kindergarten Kickoff hosted by the Bullitt County Family Resource Centers.


     SHEPHERDSVILLE - After the rain and thunderstorms that swept through Bullitt County yesterday, according to State Forestry officials and local fire officials, the risk of uncontrolled fires from open burning has been tremendously reduced.

    Based on their recommendations, County Judge Executive Melanie Roberts has rescinded the Executive Order banning opening burning throughout Bullitt County, effective immediately.

    However, the EPA Burning ban remains in effect, which means any open burning is limited to campfires and cooking fires.