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Today's News

  • Center for Women and Families finds home in Bullitt County

    SHEPHERDSVILLE ee" Soon victims of domestic violence and abuse will have a safe place to seek help and guidance in Bullitt County.

    In a county where domestic violence incidents rose 40 percent this year, the initiative cannot come soon enough for some.

    The Bullitt County Woman’s Club, along with St. Aloysius Catholic Church and other community partners, recently banded together to form the community’s first-ever Bullitt County Center for Women and Families.

  • North reschedules Southern to May 6

    HEBRON ESTATES - Rain on Monday meant that the North Bullitt Eagles will have to wait a week before getting a chance to claim the top seed for the upcoming 24th District Tournament.

    Already 3-0 in the five-team district race, the Eagles were supposed to close out district play with a game against Southern. Unfortunately, rain cancelled that game. The game at North Bullitt will now be played next Wednesday, May 6, at 5 p.m.

  • East's teams are the ones to beat on Tuesday

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A defending state champion and a number of individuals with that goal very much in mind will be in action on Tuesday at the All-Bullitt County Track and Field Championships at Bullitt East.

    This should be one of the better-attended county championships as with the exception of the Bullitt Central boys’ team, all of the squads should have a double-digit size list of entries.

  • Students get top marks in pre-CATS exam

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - If the third round of Think Link assessment for local students holds true when the CATS exams are done in May, local school officials feel there will be a lot of celebrating this fall.

    However, with the changes in the education reform act, there may not be a public display of those student accomplishments.

    So, Bullitt County school officials are making sure there is some mechanism in place to publicize the CATS strides.

    “If the numbers hold, wow,” said Greg Schultz, assistant superintendent for student learning.

  • Questions over who owns home doesn't slow cleanup efforts

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - It took years of work to get it torn down but only a few minutes to actually do the work.

    In its effort to get rid of structures that pose health hazards, the city of Shepherdsville tore down its first home at the corner of Hester Street and Carpenter Street on Friday morning.

    While the city has gotten rid of an eyesore, the battle over who actually owes the property may have to be settled in court.

  • Mount Washington Spring Festival sign-up forms

    Sign-up forms for those wishing to participate in the Mount Washington Spring Festival are now available online by visiting: http://www.cityofmtwashington.org/events.htm.

  • Day of Prayer set for May 7

    The 58th annual Shepherdsville National Day of Prayer Event begins at noon on May 7, 2009, with the blowing of a Ram’s horn.

    On the 1st Thursday in May, this prayer event takes place at the Pavilion in the Shepherdsville West 1st Street Park by Salt River. This 40-50 minute event accommodates those attending during their lunch hour.

    Again this year, a child’s prayer will be prayed along with the area pastors.

    A random selection of prayers submitted will be printed as an insert of the program for the National Day of Prayer event held on May 7th.

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  • CATS finally runs out of lives in state

    For the past 18 years, educators in Kentucky have had their feet held to the proverbial fire.

    As the years have passed, the fire got a little hotter.

    By the year 2014, school districts in Kentucky had a goal of 100 percent proficiency for their students in the Commonwealth Accountability Testing System.

    As of 2008, no Bullitt County school had reached the magic mark across the board. Few in Kentucky had met their goal with just six more years to go.

  • New Lebanon Junction library will be built off Highway 61 despite concerns

    LEBANON JUNCTION - A new library in Lebanon Junction may be an exciting step for the city - but the facility’s future location has caused a bit of community controversy.

    Since 2006 the Bullitt County Public Library Board has pursued constructing a new branch to replace the city’s current cramped and dim location.