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Today's News

  • Spring weather boosts tourism

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- As the weather got better, so did the numbers for local merchants associated with the tourism business.

              Troy Beam, executive director of the Bullitt County/Shepherdsville Tourist, said that lodging deposits in March has increased about $3,000 from last year.

              Local attractions have also picked up in attendance as the weather has continued to get warmer, he said.

  • Track athletes now have to wait about making state

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--Hurry up and wait.
        That is the life for local track athletes. There was the hurry up part on Saturday as the area teams competed in the Class AAA, Region 3 championships at St. Xavier High School.
        Now, for the next week, there will be a lot of waiting and anxious moments.

  • BC's Richardson signs to play golf at Spalding

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- It's not too often that college recruiting goes through a family, but that is just how it worked out for the Richardson family recently when daughter Breanna signed to play golf with Spalding University.
        At Spalding, Richardson will join her older brother, Jacob, who is on the men's golf team at the school located in downtown Louisville.
        Breanna is the first female golfer from Bullitt Central to move on and play at the next level in a very long time.

  • Staples state-bound; NB girls 2nd in region

    LOUISVILLE -- For the Bullitt East boys' tennis program, it is not unusual to have a player advance to the state tournament in Lexington.
        But, for the North Bullitt girls' tennis program, something new and special occurred this spring.
        By completing a perfect run through the first and second rounds of the Sixth Region tournament, North Bullitt placed second for the team competition behind Manual.

  • Local businesses still reap benefits of Kentucky Derby

    Kentucky Derby betters weren't the only ones getting lucky from the festivities last weekend, so did Bullitt County. This year's Derby set a record attendance of more than 170,000 people.

    It's no secret Derby-goers flood to Bullitt County during Derby-week, whether it's for Jim Beam, cheaper hotel prices or “charming” hospitality said Troy Beam, executive director of tourism.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning May 11, 2015

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

  • NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--On the first Thursday in May, communities across America are encouraged to come together to pray.

    In Bullitt County, the National Day of Prayer has been a fixture for over a decade. The annual noon-time event is held at the Shepherdsville City Park.

    Pastors from throughout the county lead prayers for various segments of the population.

    Around 200 people gathered on a warm Thursday.

  • Mother's lesson in tough love leads to local author's story

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--Sometimes we all need a little tough love.

    And that's exactly what Shepherdsville resident Pam Carter's mother gave her to help her grow up.

    Carter recently had her story, “Tough Love,” published in “Chicken Soup for the Soul” : Thanks to My Mom 101 stories of Gratitude, Love and Lessons.”

    In the story, Carter talks about she how got pregnant at 16 and how that changed her relationship with her mother.

    “She was a doting Grandma while I was Momma to my child,” she wrote.

  • North Bullitt, ATC to provide career in wide range of aeronautics fields

     HEBRON ESTATES - It's a pilot program. And it's a pilot program. It's both.

    Bullitt County Public Schools is adding aviation and aerospace to its College and Career Readiness Initiative Program, which offers a variety of alternative education toward various job paths.

    North Bullitt High School and the Bullitt County Career Readiness Center (in conjunction with the Bullitt County Area Technology Center) will partner with the Air+Space Academy headquartered at Bowman Field in Louisville.

  • I-65 construction in Hardin could affect Bullitt traffic

     I-65 repair work northbound between Mile Points 102 - 104 was completed late Thursday, ahead of schedule. No northbound construction delays are expected in Hardin County on Friday.

    With northbound work finished, southbound will be affected beginning Sunday night, May 10th.

    The interstate will be reduced to one lane between Mile Points 104 - 102 at 7pm as contract crews make concrete repairs from the Hardin-Bullitt County line to the KY 313 interchange.  The center and right lanes will be closed.