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Today's News

  • Wourms finds unique chance to lead Bernheim

    CLERMONT — Dr. Mark Wourms has an impressive scientific background when it comes to botany, biology, conservation, preservation and zoology.

    But that background blossomed out of something much more personal — a deep-rooted love for nature that began as a young boy in Dayton, Ohio.

    “I’ve always been fascinated by nature, since I was kid. I was always out looking under logs and finding bugs,” he explained, smiling.

  • Storm brews over fees in proposed plan for developers

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The passage of an ordinance regulating future subdivisions and the maintenance of a storm water program in Bullitt County appears murky - at best.

    Members of the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission listened as developers feared that the proposed 61-page document might be the straw that brought the back of an already wobbling construction future.

    Local legislative bodies are required by the federal Clean Water Act to have regulations in place to deal with storm water issues. The regulations are part of a permitting process through the state.

  • Blastin’ Down Buckman to bring a new few wrinkles

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Just like tweaking the engine of a ‘57 roadster, the second annual Blastin’ Down Buckman Street event hopes to be more powerful than ever.

    The open header street rod, hosted by Hot River Nights, cruise is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 8, from 4-7 p.m. on S. Buckman between the lights at Highway 44 and Second Street.

    Unlike last year’s inaugural event, held primarily in the Shepherdsville City Park, chairperson Depp Rasner said the street rods would be on display, literally, in the street.

  • Patrick Henry Hughes to headline CASA dinner

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program hopes a big name from reality television will really benefit their fundraiser.

    Louisville resident and nationally-known entertainer Patrick Henry Hughes will perform during the second annual “Summer’s Night Out” dinner and auction, taking place Saturday, Aug. 8, at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

  • What does party really cost parents?

    A friend called me recently, a bit excited that an old flame had just moved back into town.

    She was a little nervous about running into him and uncertain how she might react.  This came as quite a surprise to me, as I have always known her to be an ethical person who had never been unfaithful to her husband. I was certain she would handle it appropriately.

    I was reflecting on this conversation at a soccer game for my seven-year old son.

    Another parent shared with me that her teenage son’s team played poorly the week before.

  • Charger Open is Wednesday over Heritage Hill GC

    CEDAR GROVE - Through the combination of Heritage Hill Golf Course and Bullitt East, one of the top early season golf tournaments will be held on Wednesday with the Bullitt East Charger Open.

    The tournament lost it’s main sponsor for a year ago, but first-year Bullitt East head coach Kyle Downs has managed to assemble some smaller sponsors for this tourney.

  • Blevens working for troops in Iraq

    BAGHDAD - A Shepherdsville man is making a big difference for our soldiers in Iraq. And he doesn’t even carry a weapon.

    George Allen Blevens, an Electrical Inspector employed by Hill International Inc., is serving as a member of Task Force SAFE. The 36-year-old’s daily job is the safety of service members and civilians in Iraq.

    Task Force SAFE (Safety Actions for Fire and Electricity) was formed by a Congressional mandate in August 2008 to inspect, assess and correct any electrical, fire or safety issues at more than 94,000 Coalition facilities across Iraq.

  • Make Internet safe for youngsters

    With school out and many kids spending more time on the Internet during the summer months, Attorney General Jack Conway wants to remind Kentucky families about the importance of staying safe online.  In observance of June’s designation as National Internet Safety Month, General Conway asks that parents be engaged in the virtual world, just as they are in the real world.

  • Shepherd’s Shelter receives member from AmeriCorps service program

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- To support the community and provide case management, Shepherd’s Shelter has been awarded one AmeriCorps member through a competitive application process with the Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky (HHCK).

    This member has committed to a year of service in our community.

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