Today's News

  • Central posts 4-1 week; East battles tough foes

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - On a team with no seniors and just a handful of juniors, Bullitt Central softball coach Buddy Gallemore expected his team to get better as the season progressed.

        That seems to be just the scenario as the Lady Cougars posted a second straight winning week that was capped with a fifth-place finish in the Gaslight Festival Tournament at Jeffersontown High School over the weekend.

  • Eagles hang on to beat Southern 9-7

        HEBRON ESTATES - The game really had little bearing on the post-season for either team, but don’t tell that to the players from North Bullitt or Southern.

        More than any other sport between the two neighbors, the baseball players always look at this as one of the biggest games of the season. That is because of the lifetime of rivalries the players have developed growing up in the Blue Lick and Okolona Youth League programs.

  • Remember to send in your Census info

        Many may feel that filling out the Census information every 10 years is a waste of time.

        It isn’t.

        In fact, it is more important than most people realize.

        And plus, the federal government just spent $85 million sending out letters recently telling you that Census information is coming your way.

        Make that investment count by filling out the information forms as accurately as possible.

  • Salute to dedicated nurses

    “She is a ‘ministering angel’ without any exaggeration in these hospitals, and as her slender form glides quietly along each corridor, every poor fellow’s face softens with gratitude at the sight of her.

    When all the medical officers have retired for the night and silence and darkness have settled down upon those miles of prostrate sick, she may be observed alone, with a little lamp in her hand, making her solitary rounds.” (cited in, The Life of Florence Nightingale by E.T. Cook (1913) Vol 1, p 237)

  • Budget panel starts work on tight figures

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The first step was taken to propose recommendations about the upcoming 2010-11 county budget.

        The committee, composed of magistrates Joe Laswell and David Walker, held its first meeting Tuesday. Another meeting is planned for Wednesday, May 12, at 3:30 p.m.

        Department heads came forward with some of their requested changes.

  • Arrest made in multiple vehicle thefts

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - On April 25, 2010 Shepherdsville Police arrested Daniel J. Miller of Shepherdsville and charged him with 1 count of Burglary III and 8 counts of Theft by Unlawful Taking from a vehicle.

    These thefts occurred from March thru April. There are at least 15 separate incidents within Shepherdsville and possibly other thefts within Bullitt County that have been attributed to Mr. Miller.

  • Overdale room becomes House of Wax figures

        HILLVIEW - Mary Raidt’s homeroom was transfigured into the House of Wax.

        The Overdale Elementary teacher had her students become historical and popular figurines in a class project called “The Wax Museum.”

        Each student selected a character to portray in the museum.

        “It was the students’ choice,” said Raidt. “Either historical figures or current celebrities. I just let them choose someone they were interested in.”

  • City applies for tasers rifle grant

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Tasers have been effective alternatives as non-lethal weapons for law enforcement officials throughout the country.

        Capt. Ken Bernardi said the Shepherdsville police department has been pleased with the weapons. However, there are situations where the 25-foot limit to the probes won’t help in controlling the situation.

  • Five agencies in Bullitt County get Metro United Way funds

         Five Bullitt county programs that provide services for children and youths have been selected by the Bullitt County Advisory Board to receive funding from the Metro United Way.

        These one-time grants, totaling $41,905, have been made available from funds raised by the 2008-09 Metro United Way Campaign in Bullitt County.