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Today's News

  • BC hopes to see the light in the shadows

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After all three local football teams played at home last Friday, all three will be on the road this week as the games are dwindling down to the start of district play on Sept. 23.

    For Bullitt Central, this is the ‘shadow’ portion of the Cougars’ schedule. Somehow, in scheduling three years ago for the past two seasons, Bullitt Central managed to schedule three non-district foes a week after one of their Bullitt County rivals played the same team.

  • Excellent Funds for Education Excellence

     Tom Chamberlain, owner of Lights Out Bar and Grill, offered the Bullitt County Foundation for Educational Excellence a percentage of the proceeds from his music festival in exchange for workers.

    The foundation gives grants to classroom teachers to purchase items that they cannot afford.

    Accepting the check are board members Lisa Lewis, LouAnn Moore and Linda Belcher (Dolores Ashby could not attend).

  • Bernheim Forest full of activities with Bug Fest, Plant Sale Sept. 17

     CLERMONT - Bernheim Forest will be abuzz with programs and events throughout September, including the annual BugFest and Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, Sept. 17.

    BugFest, Bernheim’s celebration of insects and their relatives, welcomes families to meet multi-legged creatures, go on insect safaris and taste chocolate-covered crickets. Children are encouraged to dress as their favorite bugs for the Bug Parade and dance the buggy boogie.

    Fall Plant Sale

  • North Bullitt puts it all together to sweep BC

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Past indicators are no guarantee of future success.

    That was certainly the case on Thursday as 23rd District rivals North Bullitt and Bullitt Central met for the first time this season in front of a large ‘black-out’ crowd in the Lady Cougars’ Den.

    Bullitt Central came into the match with a 5-3 record and they had beaten some traditionally competitive teams in the area.

  • Illegal immigrant indicted on fraud-related charges

     LOUISVILLE – A Mexican national illegally present in the United States and residing in Louisville, Kentucky, was charged this week, by a federal grand jury, with possessing and using counterfeit documents for purposes of obtaining employment announced U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Ellis resigns as mayor...again

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A week after a Bullitt Circuit Judge ruled that the resignation in February by Scott Ellis from his position of mayor was ruled invalid, another resignation letter has been written.

  • Dealing with Traffic Congestion: City officials looking for ways to make traffic flow better at Hwy. 44 in Shep.

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Traffic congestion in Shepherdsville near Interstate 65 is nothing new.

    But the Shepherdsville City Council recently commissioned a traffic study by QK4.

    Those recommendations were presented recently during a public forum, attended by several dozen individuals.

    Most of the study was concentrated on the Adam Shepherd Parkway, Conestoga Parkway and Highway 44 East.

    Officials and citizens went from map to map and discussed suggestions and concerns to members of QK4.

  • 9-11 to be observed in ceremony set for Sunday at courthouse

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Dan Johnson knows first-hand how traumatic the 9-11-01 events were in New York.

    He was there. He was really, really close. He was there to help those who were injured.

    For the first 13 years after the terrorist attack, Johnson was a regular at observances, either in New York or in Washington, D.C.

    Last year, Johnson was part of the 9-11 observance in Jefferson County.

    This year, Johnson is coordinating the Bullitt County 9-11 observance.

  • Wine Fest continues to show growth

     CLERMONT - The Bourbon and Wine Trail will lead to some of the commonwealth’s finest wines, gathered together again for its annual festival.

    The 5th annual Wine Fest, presented by the Kentucky Wineries Association, will take place at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    The two-day event has changed dated over the years, settling in for 2016 on Sept. 9-10.

    The Wine Fest is being presented in association with Ina Marcella Events and Think Tank Louisville.

  • Central scores first before East rallies 4-1

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt Central scored first, but Bullitt East answered with four goals to beat the Cougars 4-1 on Thursday in a meeting of county rivals in boys’ soccer.

    Both squads have had trouble scoring so far this season and coming into this game the only win for either program had been a 3-2 victory for the Chargers over Jeffersontown two days earlier.