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Today's News

  • Century Mortgage opens office in Bullitt County

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Century Mortgage, serving the Bullitt County community since its founding in 1996, now has a business location in Shepherdsville. The national lending company, and Kentucky’s largest privately-held mortgage lending service, is located at 314 S. Beckman St., Suite 3.

    Regional vice-president Garry Settle said the location was centrally-located within the company’s service area, ranging from Southern Indiana to Nashville. He mentioned that the company has been a Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce member for many years.

  • SOLAR ECLIPSE: Bullitt East students get rare view

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Without a cloud in the sky, 14 Bullitt East students watched the Great North American Eclipse in totality two weeks ago with the help of some encouraging educators and homemade telescopes.

    Bullitt East engineering teacher Darrell Vincent had planned on seeing the eclipse in the path of totality, no matter what the school day had planned. When he realized the trip would be a once-in-a-lifetime learning experience for some of his students, he started to plan a trip that, as some described, would be the highlight of their high school career.

  • Boys’ golf teams racing to improve by post-season

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt East boys’ golf coach Kyle Downs will be the first to admit that when the season began his team was not in a position to challenge for a regional title, something the program strives to do every year.

    But the high school season is two months long and Downs feels that with some productive work that his team can rise to compete for a top two finish and a return trip to the Kentucky State Golf Tournament in October in Bowling Green.

  • Hardin Co. man pleads guilty to child porn possession, distribution

     FRANKFORT – Attorney General Andy Beshear today announced a Hardin County man pleaded guilty to possessing and distributing child pornography. 

    In Hardin Circuit Court on Sept. 5, Eric Easley, 48, of Vine Grove, entered a guilty plea to 40 counts of possession of child pornography and 2 counts of distribution of child pornography, Class D felonies.

    Easley agreed to serve 12 and half years in prison, in addition to lifetime registration as a sex offender and the completion of a sex offender treatment program. 

  • BBB Hot Topics: September 2017

     Take a look at BBB’s hot topics for September 2017:

    1. When disasters strike, scammers come out of the woodwork. Before you give to help Hurricane Harvey victims, check out the charity at give.org first to be sure your dollars are going to a legitimate charity.

  • September is National Preparedness Month

     FRANKFORT – As part of the 52 Weeks of Public Health campaign, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), is reminding the public that households, businesses and communities can increase their preparedness by following the four simple steps of Be Ready, Be Steady, Show and Go! during September – National Preparedness Month (NPM).

  • I-65 South closed this weekend in Jefferson Co.

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) reminds motorists that a portion of Interstate 65 South will be closed this weekend in Jefferson County. This interstate shut-down is the first of two weekend closures, one in each direction, to accommodate safety improvements and other roadway maintenance. 

    I-65 South is scheduled for closure this weekend between I-64 and I-264 (mile markers 130.6 to 136.4). All driving lanes, exit ramps and entrance ramps will be closed in this section of roadway.

  • Ceremony set for Sunday to observe 9-11 attack

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The memory of that tragic day on Sept. 11, 2001, remains very vivid in the minds of so many people in America.

    Once again, an observance is being planned for Bullitt County.

    Magistrate Gary Lawson and state Rep. Dan Johnson are coordinating this year’s observance.

    The commemorative service will be on Sunday, Sept. 10, in the area around the Bullitt County Courthouse and the Bullitt County Judicial Center.

    The event runs from 2-5 p.m.

  • Wine Fest set for Saturday at fairgrounds

     CLERMONT - Five years of tweaking and maneuvering leads to a full day of festive fun and spirits at the 6th annual Kentucky Wine Festival, hosted by the Kentucky Wineries Association.

    This year’s event, co-sponsored by Independent II Packaging and All-American Container, will be held on one day instead of two, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 9, noon to 10 p.m., at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

  • Hebron Estates motorists now have smoother roads to travel

     HEBRON ESTATES -- Motorists in one northern Bullitt County will soon have smoother travels.

    The Hebron Estates City Commission voted recently to spend over $156,000 to resurface three roads this summer.

    The commission selected Hall Contracting of Kentucky to mill down and resurface Scenic Drive, Scenic Trail and Burkland Boulevard.

    Of the three bids, Hall Contracting had the lowest estimate of $156,203.

    Riverside Paving submitted a bid of $160,000 for all three streets and Louisville Paving priced the work at $188,875.