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Today's News

  • It Was a Blast

    Frank E. Simon Park in Shepherdsville turned into an inflatable village as part of the 2017 Bullitt Blast celebration!

    Zip lines, water slides and hamster balls brought entertainment to those of all ages.

    Also available was the rock climbing wall, numerous booths and games and the traditional 25-cent ice cream cones presented by Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Multiple bands played through the weekend including Junction Creek, Jeni Carr, Ray Glenn and The Josh Goodlett Band.

  • Finding solution to growing homeless issue serious one

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - At a time when the United States of America celebrates the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave, Bullitt County still continues to scratch its collective head on what to do with those in a land not free, existing bravely without a home.

    In an attempt to alleviate the homeless problem in the county, a collection of civic-minded individuals initially gathered to discuss the situation and determine a solution.

    That meeting resulted in numerous solutions made by numerous individuals and organizations. 

  • Who are the circuit clerks in Kentucky?

     Circuit Clerks are constitutionally elected administrative and clerical officers for circuit, family and district courts of the judicial branch of government.  Circuit Clerks are on the front line of state government and are the face of the court system.

    All legal actions, both civil and criminal, originate in the Circuit Clerk’s office.  Clerk’s office operations and procedures are subject to civil, criminal, and Supreme Court Rules, as well as state and federal statutes and administrative regulations.

  • North Bullitt Lions provide four college scholarships

     HILLVIEW - Four high school graduates received some much-needed financial assistance thank to the North Bullitt Lions Club.

    The North Bullitt High School graduates were the first to receive the financial aid in the form of the first annual Bill Mohollen Scholarships Program.

    Students Julia Meredith and Jared Jacobs each earned a $1,000 scholarship, with Augustine Bowling and Gabrielle Phillips receiving $500.

  • Rally’s latest fast food chain to announce plans for Shepherdsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It’s not the Rally’s that your parents might remember.

    When Rally’s Restaurant opens its first eatery in Bullitt County, it might not look like the establishments you’ve grown accustomed to over the years.

    According to Bruce Kim, director of franchise development for Checkers and Rally’s Restaurants Inc., Shepherdsville has been tabbed as one of the first to be tabbed Model 4.0.

    Kim said the restaurant will be located at 513 Adam Shepherd Parkway and should open by Thanksgiving.

  • Rittenberry enjoys photo work

    MOUNT WASHINGTON— A newborn is only a newborn for so long. Luckily, there are photographers who know their stuff that can ensure proud parents never forget how sweet and innocent their baby once was.

    One of those photographers just opened shop in Mount Washington and is ready to do what it takes to guarantee the memories never fade.

    Jennifer Rittenberry became interested in photography over 20 years ago, coaxing friends to dress up and pose for her in high school. Noticing her talent, her family began asking for family pictures and Christmas card shots.

  • Aquatic views shouldn’t sink possible center

     A research firm should be wrapping up a survey of over 600 county residents.

    The question is their opinion on a new aquatic center in Bullitt County.

    As the aging county pools are slowly being closed, the decision is whether to sink more money into making costly repairs on very old facilities or to participate in an indoor facility.

    Tough decision as such facilities are costly to build but even more costly to maintain. To simply build it and they will come is not always a guarantee.

  • Embankment causes Beech Grove Road closure

    An embankment slide along a portion of Beech Grove Road over the weekend has caused an emergency closure.

    According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), the embankment occured between Eddington Lane and Long Lick Farm, just east of the David Arnold memorial bridge over Long Lick Creek, between mile markers 5 and 6.

    KYTC advises that KY 1494 will remain closed until slide repairs can be performed at the location.

  • What a blast!!

    The weather was perfect and the crowd was large for the annual Bullitt Blast fireworks display. The show was again over the Salt River as part of the Shepherdsville City Fair festivities at the First Street Park.

     

    For more photos from the event, click here.

  • Bank customer shows up at right time to scare off thief

     PIONEER VILLAGE -- Things were about to get interesting in the city of Pioneer Village.

    Fortunately, a customer arrived at just the right time and a robbery was averted.

    Pioneer Village police chief D.J. Reynolds told city officials that on June 19 the First Harrison Bank on the John Harper Highway had a visitor.

    Reynolds said the individual knew to cover his face when passing the ATM camera and the security system inside the bank.