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Today's News

  • Community center fees set under mayor’s powers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Local officials discussed not only the fate of its community center but the prices to be charged for its usage.

    However, all that discussion really wasn’t needed.

    Without a vote by the city council, Shepherdsville mayor Curtis Hockenbury has set the rental prices for the community center off Frank E. Simon Avenue.

    However, he is still looking at pricing for the city hall and city gym.

  • HATS OFF

     The annual Twelve Oaks Hat Day was recently celebrated.

    Winners of the annual hat contest included B.J. Gilbert, first place; Pat French, second; Iona Lee, third; Lucy O’Bryan, fourth; Tennie Wright, fifth.

    Susie Kallaher won the big raffle of the day, including Derby gear, gift cards and Kentucky bourbon

    This was the seventh annual Derby event held at the clubhouse for the Twelve Oaks subdivision. Women from across the state come to Mount Washington for this annual event.

  • Former Marion Co. man charged with drug manufacturing, distribution

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the initial appearance of John Robert Boone a/k/a Johnny Boone, before Magistrate Judge Colin H. Lindsay, in United States District Court.

    Boone is charged in a two-count federal grand jury indictment with manufacturing more than 1,000 marijuana plants and with possession with intent to distribute 50 kilograms (110 pounds) or more of marijuana.

  • Unofficial Results: Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200

     Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery, Salem, Indiana, April 30, 2017:

    ARCA Racing Series

    Fast Qualifier: Rained Out

  • BE gets the best of Mercy 1-0

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Five times Bullitt East and Mercy have met in the regular season as district rivals and five times the game has come down to a single run.

    On Tuesday, it was Bullitt East that scored the one and only run as the Lady Chargers defeated their arch-rivals 1-0 to move to the top of the seeding process for the upcoming 24th District Tournament. The Lady Chargers are hosting the district tournament this season during the week of May 22.

  • Southern drops Lady Eagles 4-2

     HEBRON ESTATES – Sometimes it seems like a play or two in a game will set the tone for the entire contest.

    Facing Southern, the North Bullitt softball team may have had the experience on Wednesday.

    Southern came into the 23rd District regular season finale  for them with a 2-0 record and the top seed in the tournament assured with a win. North Bullitt, at 1-0 in district play, pushed it right down to the wire before falling 4-2.

  • Business hopes to provide Gr8ter good for the community

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two local business owners hope that a new store will help meet the greater goods of the community.

    Joe and Stacena Bohannon, co-owners of A Plus Signs and Screen Printing, have opened a second business, The Gr8ter Goods, with the concept of sharing business profits with local charitable organizations.

    Joe Bohannon said the store was primarily a gift shop, featuring local and regional products along with items that represent some of the organizations being assisted.

  • HISTORY COMES ALIVE

     PIONEER VILLAGE - In a brand new red, white and blue gymnasium, the 5th grade Patriots of Maryville Elementary portrayed many historical American figures at their annual Wax Museum.

    Students elect and research their choice of historical figures, then research the individual as part of their classroom assignment.

    From there, they dressing character and create a display for the museum, where they act out a monologue representing the figure.

  • Beech Grove Storage has new space for all your valuable stuff

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local family business opened another family business.

    Beech Grove Storage is now open for business, located at 204 Old Ford Road, off Beech Grove Road, in Shephersville.

    Co-owners Lois and Jim Reading have also owned Bullitt Septic since 1983. Their son and daughter-in-law, Brad and Susan Reading, are co-managers of the storage facility.

    Beech Grove Storage includes 52 units ranging in size from 10x10 to 10x30. Susan said outdoor units were also available for items such as RVs and boats.

  • Greenwell indicted on five counts

     LOUISVILLE – A former Bullitt County, Kentucky, Sheriff was charged by grand jury indictment, under seal, with four counts of attempting to obstruct the due administration of justice while serving as sheriff, and with one count of aiding and abetting in conspiring to distribute 100 kilograms or more of marijuana, a Schedule I controlled substance, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    David Greenwell, of Bullitt County, was arrested today and appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Colin Lindsay in Louisville.