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Today's News

  • STAYIN’ ALIVE... Shepherdsville Lions looking to bolster club

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Lions are wounded, but they aren’t dead yet.

    The Shepherdsville Lions Club has made a recent push for new membership to maintain one of the county’s longest-standing service organizations that has assisted the community for 72 years.

    In recent years membership has fallen off and current members are aging and feeling burnt out. However, they are still willing to help others who are willing to take over the operations.

  • Publishers continues work to merge its printing operations

     LEBANON JUNCTION -- The consolidation of the Publishers Press operations continues to move forward.

    Last year, the company announced plans to move its Shepherdsville operation into the 700,000 square foot facility in Lebanon Junction.

    According to a release from the company, that work continues.

  • History lesson from a Congressman

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie was in town to visit the Bullitt County Area Technology Center, he took time to also visit fifth grade students at nearby Roby Elementary.

    With students deep into Civics studies at this time of year, Guthrie primarily discussed the history and functions of the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government.

    Following a question/answer session, students received a free booklet featuring the United States Constitution.

  • ADOPT A PET - Sparky

     Sparky is a young, male, medium-sized Black Labrador Retriever.

    He’s a shy boy but is very loyal once he gets to know you.

    Sparky has been updated for rabies and worms and is ready for his new forever home.

    To adopt Sparky or another animal, call the Bullitt County Animal Shelter, 543-8686, email mark.williams@wcbc.com, or search www.petfinder.com.

  • Man charged with heroin distribution resulting in user's death

     LOUISVILLE – A Louisville man was charged by grand jury indictment today with intentionally distributing heroin, a Schedule I controlled substance, to a person known as “G.A.” whose death and serious bodily injury resulted from the use of such substance, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • BBB Hot Topics: March 2017

     See the latest scams in BBB’s March 2017 Hot Topics:

    Hoping to be the next MTV Real World cast member? A local consumer was contacted by the “casting crew” and sent in pictures. After she was “selected,” she was then asked to give money to hold her spot during the casting call. This is a scam.

  • Fire boards shake hands on deal

      CLERMONT — They rose as one. 

    Members of the Southeast Bullitt Fire District Board and the members of the Southeast Bullitt Fire and Rescue Inc. stood facing one another at the conference table.

    But, unlike days of old, there was no yelling or screaming.

    There were handshakes and smiles.

    While not official, an amended contract is getting closer to passage.

  • Free family fun returns as KidsFest set for Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Hey kids! It’s time for Bullitt County’s funnest, happiest, most enjoyable free event!

    The annual KidsFest, sponsored by KentuckyOne Health, will take place Saturday, March 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Over 50 local businesses and organizations will host booths and tables featuring fun activities, information and a chance to win door prizes valued at $50 or more.

  • Louisville man faces murder charge in hit-and-run fatality

     HILLVIEW – A man has been charged in the hit-and-run death Saturday evening of a Hillview teenager.

    Troy Cannon, 38, of Louisville, called Bullitt County Central Dispatch and turned himself into Hillview Police. The police met with Cannon at a home on Bishop Lane in Shepherdsville and he was taken into custody without incident.

    Cannon was charged with murder, tampering with physical evidence, wanton endangerment and failure to render aid and leaving the scene of an accident.

  • Other cities invest in future development

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — While the idea of a city being a landlord might sound strange to Bullitt County, it isn’t unusual in other parts of the Kentuckiana area.

    Forty-five minutes south of Mount Washington is the city of Springfield, population 3,000, who first put its plan into action almost 12 years ago.

    “We had a vacant building with an out-of-town landlord,” city administrator Laurie Smith said. “It had sustained storm damage and was a community eyesore.”