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Today's News

  • Short-term, long-term projects to ease traffic congestion

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Trying to figure out a way to relieve traffic congestion along Adam Shepherd Parkway and Highway 44, a committee continues to look at short-term and long-term solutions.

    Part of those solutions include re-routing one road and changing the traffic pattern on another.

    The Shepherdsville traffic committee recently met.

    The short-term solution will involve Keystone Crossroads, according to city engineer Arthur Jones.

  • City offers tax incentives to create 59 jobs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Local officials agreed to incentives which will create at least 59 new jobs for Kentuckians.

    The Shepherdsville City Council approved two incentives for Bluegrass Supply Chain and Tower Automotive.

    In both situations, the council approved 1 percent occupational tax credits. The companies are also approved for state tax credits.

    Under the program, the employees at both operations continue to pay the city’s 1.5 percent occupational tax.

  • Lady Eagles’ Ludwig signs to pitch for Midway

     HEBRON ESTATES – The desire to attend a small school and also play softball worked out just fine for North Bullitt senior Madison Ludwig recently when she signed to do her college pitching at Midway College in central Kentucky.

    Ludwig made her decision back in January but she did not sign until a few weeks ago, doing it in front of family and teammates in a ceremony in the North Bullitt Media Center.

    In the end, it came down to Midway or Indiana University Southeast.

  • Cougars second at (NASP) archery state finals

      LOUISVILLE – There will be plenty of pleasant memories this spring break for the Bullitt Central archery team members as coach Dustin Metcalf’s team finished second on Saturday at the Kentucky NASP State Tournament.

    Competing at the Kentucky Exposition Center, the Cougars moved up three spots from last year and finished with a final score of 3,429, just nine points behind winner Madison Central, the runner-up from a year ago.

  • BC bags second in NASP 3D shoot

     LOUISVILLE – While not as established as the main NASP shoots, the group has added the NASP/IBO 3D Challenge to its list of events.

    This was the second season for the event which includes many of the same participants as the regular shoots. Instead of standing in the same spot and shooting at targets, the archers in this event move and shoot at life-like 3D targets. The event is something that college programs have been doing for quite a few years.

  • Book It... Grieser earns Eagle Scout honor

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Boy Scout Troop 8481, based at First Baptist Church Shepherdsville, has watched one of its own soar to the rank of Eagle Scout.

    Zachary Grieser, 15, recently received his official status at a Court of Honors. He first qualified for the status in September.

    The son of Scout Master Mark Grieser and troop committee chair Jennifer Grieser, Zachary has worked toward Eagle Scout since first signing up as a 6-year-old Cub Scout.

    “The 6-year-old me thought it sounded neat at the time,” he recalled.

  • Library series for kindergarten readiness

     Bullitt County Public Library is holding a three-part workshop series in April for families with children ages 3 to 5.

    The series will include fun activities, giveaways, stories, and a free family meal. 

    To help make school readiness a household priority, whole families are encouraged to attend, including older siblings. Bullitt County Public School representatives will also be on hand at each workshop session to provide information and to answer parents’ questions.

  • Residents ask Shepherdsville to re-examine annexation ordinance along Highway 61, Highway 245

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Having won a previous annexation case, residents living in the Chapeze Lane area are looking to investigate another action to add property to the city limits of Shepherdsville.

    Frank Cramer, a member of the Southeast Bullitt Concerned Citizens group, spoke with council members at a recent meeting.

    Back in 2011, the city annexed property along Highway 61 and Highway 245.

    Cramer said that there was no documentation seeking input from the state Department of Transportation about the annexation.

  • BC Athletic Programs Hosting Golf Scramble

     The Bullitt Central athletic program will conduct a Golf Scramble on Sunday, April 29, at the Crossing Golf Course in Brooks.

    Registration for the event will start at 12:15 p.m. with a shot gun start set for 1 p.m.

    The game consists of a four-member team, non-handicap, 18-hold scramble with a shot gun start. Golf cars are included. Every golfer will be entered in a raffle to win a prize.

    The day will be made enjoyable with pin challenges, creative games at selected holes, waffles, lunch and short awards program following play with prizes.

  • Hebron Estates has drainage fix; cancels meeting

     HEBRON ESTATES - Springtime in Hebron Estates means a little bit of spring cleaning odds and ends for the city commission.

    Mayor Jerry Clark mentioned that North Bullitt Dental was having drainage issues involving a Hebron Estates resident with a sump pump.

    According to Clark, the pump was placed legally, but the discharge was affecting the business’ property.

    The commission unanimously approved a drainage fix by RLH Reynolds to remedy the situation, at a cost of $5,938.