Today's News

  • Crusade June 5-6

    Fire departments throughout the county will be out this weekend to raise money for the special needs funded by the Crusade for Children.

    Recent events locally included the annual birthday party for Johnny Sandefur by the Mount Washington Fire Department, where many activities were recently held for Johnny’s 40th birthday.

    And the Zoneton Fire Department held its annual carnival full of fun, rides and games for the community.

    Please give to the cause this weekend.

  • Shorty Gardner Memorial Set for Bluegrass Speedway June 5

        BARDSTOWN - Bluegrass Speedway track promoters David and Anita Ferrell will again present exciting racing action at the ½ mile, high-banked Nelson County clay oval on Saturday June 5 as the WBRT 1320-AM UMP Sportsman division runs its biggest event of the season with the $500 to win 7th Annual Shorty Gardner Memorial event.      

  • Pow Wow will emphasize youth during June 4-5 event

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - For over 20 years, the Red Crow Indian Council has sought to educate the community about the heritage of Native Americans.

        After starting the annual celebration in Bullitt County, the Intertribal Pow Wow made its return to Shepherdsville City Park in 2004, several years after going to Nelson County.

        Linda Dishon, organizer for the Pow Wow, said this year’s version would be bigger and better than ever.

  • UPDATE: Fiscal Court to talk budget

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - With a deadline of June 30, members of Bullitt Fiscal Court will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, to consider the final reading of the 2010-11 budget.

        A first reading was held in mid-May and the budget committee had met on a couple of occasions to discuss recommendations. To date, none of those recommendations had been voted upon or considered by the full body of fiscal court.

  • City street will bear name of place where Joe B. Hall started

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - As he posed for a picture with his former players, Joe B. Hall turned to the crowd.

        To win with these guys, “maybe I was a better coach than I thought I was,” Hall said referring to his slightly older, slightly grayer and slightly heavier ball players.

        But the joke was one of love...a love that filled the Shepherdsville City Hall on Friday as the former University of Kentucky basketball coach was honored.

  • Brooks students visit author via web-cam

        BROOKS - Author Judy Blume is famous among many elementary school students throughout the country.

        For one hour Brooks Elementary students had an opportunity to meet her.

        Brooks hosted an online webcam interview with Blume from her home in Key West, Florida.

        Teacher Bill Stangel was able to set up the interview on thanks to a chance email he sent to the author.

  • East's Stevens Honored Again

        For the second time this season, Bullitt East senior Jackie Stevens was the Kentucky High School Track and Field Coaches’ Association Field Athlete of the Week last week.

        Stevens is the defending Class AA State Champion in both the discus and shot put and is rated number one in both events this spring.

        She will sign with Western Kentucky later this week.

  • East squads have top district seeds

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Spring sports in the round.

        That will be the feeling this week as the 24th District Baseball and Softball Tournaments are contested at Bullitt Central. The action will start on Monday with games on the two fields just a few feet apart.

        Earlier this season, Bullitt Central hosted Bullitt East with both the baseball and softball games starting at the same time. Fans could pretty much keep an eye on both games from one seat.

  • Rates for sewer service could rise for some PV customers

        PIONEER VILLAGE - A new owner for a local treatment plant may result in higher rates, depending on the customer’s use.

        Bullitt County Sanitation will soon take over the plant used by Pioneer Village residents. The plant is currently owned by Jim Walser.

        City attorney Mark Edison said Walser wanted to get out of the business. With no real market to sell to, Walser agreed to terms with Bullitt County Sanitation.