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Today's News

  • Thanks for the great experiences

    As the world welcomes in a new decade, I, too, am closing out a personal decade in my life and welcoming in a new one.

    The new one is going to be quite different for me and will undoubtedly involve lots of dirty diapers, sleepless nights and pureed sweet potatoes, but I couldn’t be more excited about it.

    By the time you read this my husband, one-year-old daughter and I might have already welcomed our newest little family member ee" Noah Bilger ee" into the world. His official due date is tomorrow, but newborns tend not to follow exact dates and times.

  • 2009 - It Was A Year Worth Remembering

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - There was no lack of great sports accomplishments by Bullitt County athletes both locally and on the state scene in 2009.

    The highlight of the year was a one-two finish by Bullitt East’s Jackie Stevens and Lindy Young in the shot put at the Kentucky State Track and Field Championships in Louisville in late May. Stevens doubled on her successful day as she also won the state discus title. The two wins by Stevens were the first state track titles for the school in 21 years.

  • The Faces of Homelessness: Children often victims of families on the move

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A common homelessness stereotype includes adult males panhandling on the street.

    Groups like Shepherd’s Shelter constantly attempt to increase awareness about many different types of victims, including families, single parents, the disabled, the elderly and veterans.

    Families and single parents mean there are also homeless children in the community.

    Linda Nason, social worker with Bullitt County Public Schools, acts as a liaison for Shepherd’s Shelter. She said children were the most difficult homeless victims to identify.

  • Sego selected Crossroads principal

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — Before the first marker board has been hung, Kim Sego is already making big plans for when Crossroads Elementary opens its doors next school year.

    Sego was recently named principal of the county’s newest school. She has served as Pleasant Grove Elementary’s Assistant Principal for five years and has worked at the school since it opened in 1997.

    Crossroads Elementary is located behind Mount Washington Elementary School in the heart of the city.

  • Campaign urges Super Bowl fans to make the right play to save lives

    FRANKFORT ee" The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) announced today that it is teaming with the National Football League (NFL), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and other state and local highway safety and law enforcement agencies to remind everyone to designate a sober driver if they plan to be partying with alcohol on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7.

  • Aubrey out for Eagles as losses continue to mount KCD

        HEBRON ESTATES - Coming off a double-overtime loss to Bullitt Central, the bad news just kept rolling in last week for the North Bullitt Eagles.

        On Monday, it was learned that senior guard Kenton Aubrey had suffered a broken foot in the loss to the Cougars. Aubrey went to the bench with the injury in the first half of the Bullitt Central game, but then returned to the court and played most of the second half and the two extra periods.

  • Double OT - Cougars win 74-70 war from NB

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Local basketball fans got their money’s worth and a whole lot more on Friday as Bullitt Central and North Bullitt battled for two overtimes before the Cougars pulled out a 74-70 victory.

        This second meeting between the two rivals this season is the one that will be used for seeding the upcoming 24th District Tournament, but that was of little importance to Bullitt Central head coach Joe Pat Lee.

  • Little Flock selects new senior pastor

    PIONEER VILLAGE - Little Flock Baptist Church has selected its new pastor.

    The Rev. Rodney Alexander from Florence, Ky., was recently selected as senior pastor at the church on North Preston Highway.

    On Sunday, Jan. 10, a special business meeting was called and the vote taken. This came after Alexander had met with the congregation, the deacons, the Sunday school teachers and preached two services.

  • Knox looks to continue career as next jailer

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - What started out 22 years as simply doing a favor for a friend has resulted in a career that Martha Weaver Knox just can’t leave.

        Now, Knox is looking to become the Bullitt County jailer.

        Knox has filed as a Democratic contender for the position which has become a wide-open race as three-term incumbent Danny Fackler will not run for re-election.

        “I feel like I am ready,” said Knox.

  • New logo could be designed for tourism, center

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Some of the marketing pieces produced for the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission might have a new look in the coming months.

        Over the past couple of months, Brittany Irvin of Vimarc Media has been working the tourist officials to change the appearance of the current logo.

        The proposed logo would have Shepherdsville more prominently displayed with symbols to emphasize the county’s wineries, Bernheim Forest and Jim Beam Distillery.