Today's News

  • An eventful year continues for school district

     In one sense, it seems like school just began yesterday, but in another way, it feels as if it has gone on a very long time.  Rather than waiting for the end of the year to recap, since so much has happened, this month I’ll devote to a little review.

  • Area track teams ready for the 'big' meets

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – With the ‘warm-up’ meets out of the way, the area track programs are ready for the main events, at least as far as the regular season is concerned.

         Last weekend, Bullitt East and North Bullitt competed in the very difficult Male Invitational. A night earlier, Bullitt Central was taking part in the Central Hardin Invitational. There were some strong performances by the area teams in both of those meets.

  • Helping the Community

     Bill Harned presented a check to Verna Jennetta for $1,500.

    The Mount Washington AARP chapter presented the check to Community Ministries.

    "Thank you so much. There are so many people that come in who need help, Jennetta said. 

    The club's goal is to give 14 percent more than in the previous year. Last year, the club raised almost $10,000 for local charities.

  • Inmate charged in bomb threat

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man who allegedly made a bomb threat to a local attorney’s office could not run when he made the call.

    That is because Jonathan Williams, 22, was already incarcerated at the Bullitt County Detention Center.

    For the third time in the past year, a bomb threat caused a disruption to judicial offices, as well as county government.

  • Old Mill's Cox to be part of Space Camp

     Old Mill Elementary School STEAM Instructor Richard Cox has been selected for Space Camp June 11-17 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL.

    Over the course of the five-day experience, Cox will participate in 45 hours of professional development with laboratory and field activities aligned with global math and science teaching standards, including a high performance jet simulation, scenario-based space mission, land and water survival training and interactive flight dynamics programs.

  • Hester's facility gets healthy welcome

    HILLVIEW -- When Kenny Hester drove by the new building each day, all he could do was smile.

  • Tennis teams just two weeks away from post-season

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It was a windy week for those who play tennis.

  • Carrying the Cross on Good Friday

    Members of the Full Gospel Christian Church recognized Good Friday with their annual walking of the crucifix through Shepherdsville.

    The group's journey began at the church on S. Preston Highway, north to Highway 44, and east over Interstate 65 and past Bullitt Central High School.

    The crucifixion walk, to commemorate the walk Jesus took on Good Friday, has taken place over 10 years. Church members said they receive generally positive responses from drivers and business owners.

  • Compromise appears dead in local sports

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Here we go again!

  • Pioneer Village not pleased with handling of delinquent garbage bills

    PIONEER VILLAGE - The Pioneer Village CIty Council feels the city trash collection company is handing bill payments like garbage.

    The city is filing suit against Rumpke in regards to the company collecting payments from city residents with delinquent bills.

    According to city attorney Mark Edison, customers were paying Rumpke, rather than the city, after the city filed suit against the customers for delinquent bills.

    When customers pay Rumpke directly, the payment does not include penalty fees established by city ordinance.