Local News

  • 1912 test in Bullitt goes worldwide

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It's Bullitt County's most popular school test in the last century, and the answers weren't even provided.

    The Bullitt County History Museum posted an article on its website this summer displaying a copy of a test prepared for eighth grade students dated November 1912.

    Within a few months, the test received attention, snowballing into one of the biggest worldwide searches online, just over 100 years after it was issued.

  • Court, jailer locked in bitter battle

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A feud brewing between Bullitt Fiscal Court and jailer Martha Knox could wind up in the hands of the state attorney general.

  • Kentucky State Fair: New parking plan to make things easier for visitors

        LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky State Fair Board unveiled a plan to help alleviate the weekend parking congestion and improve the experience for fairgoers and travelers during the 2013 Kentucky State Fair.

  • Variety of acts highlight fair events

     LOUISVILLE - Be prepared to sing along to the catchiest and most memorable songs of the past year and laugh with America’s favorite comedian at the Kentucky State Fair Main Stage in Freedom Hall this summer. 

  • SFD truck damaged in interstate accident

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - A vehicle fire on Interstate 65 led to a damaged firetruck late Thursday night.

    Shepherdsville and Zoneton Fire units responded to the fire located on northbound I-65 at the 118 mile marker.

    Three SFD units arrived first on the scene in Engine 1, a 2007 Seagrave. Chief Layne Troutman said the truck was SFD's newest model.

  • Wineries clear first hurdle for Sunday sales

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Tourism is big in Bullitt County and throughout the state of Kentucky.

         But owners of small-farm wineries in Bullitt County feel that the impact could even be greater if they had the ability to remove one competitive disadvantage.

  • Kolb starts at one school, finishes at another

     CLERMONT - Troy Kolb had his heart in two schools on opening day.

    The Hebron Middle assistant principal parties with staff and students at the annual first day ceremony before arriving at Bernheim Middle that afternoon as that school's newest principal.

    Kolb was hired Tuesday morning to replace Bobby Hart, who left after one year to take a position with the National Beta Club organization.

  • Programs help to ensure kids have food for the weekend

     For some Bullitt County Public Schools students, the weekend is not just a break from school, but also a break from getting food. 

    Two programs, Blessings in a Backpack and Backpack Buddy, are working to stop that break and provide elementary school students with food to get through the weekend. 

  • Voyles brings new ideas, experience to BCPS food services

     After working for school food programs at the state level for several years, Angela Voyles decided now was the time to make the jump to the local level. 

    “I wanted to work with the programs I had been administrating for so many years,” Voyles said. 

    Voyles, who has worked in both Kentucky and Florida, was recently hired as the new director of School Food Services for Bullitt County Public Schools. 

    “I’m very excited and happy to be here,” she said. 

  • Two versions on table for redistricting in session

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With a lawsuit pending,lawmakers will return to Frankfort in August to see if they can devise boundaries for state districts which will pass judicial muster.