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Today's News

  • Local girls win 15 of 18 events in border war

     BARDSTOWN – The Border Battle, a track and field meet between the three public schools from Bullitt County against the three schools in Nelson County, had split winners this year.

         For Bullitt County, most of the success came on the girls’ side as Bullitt East, North Bullitt and Bullitt Central combined to win 15 of the 18 events contested. Individual school scores were kept with Bullitt East edging past North Bullitt 133 to 119.5. Bullitt Central was fourth with 80 points.

  • Bullitt Central girls' tennis having a winning season

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The regional tennis action is getting closer for local teams. 

  • Your Community looks to take over First Federal Savings

    ELIZABETHTOWN--After 91 years of operation, First Federal Savings Bank will disappear from the local business landscape later this year.

    First Financial Service Corp., the holding company for First Federal Savings Bank of Elizabethtown, will become part of Community Bank Shares of Indiana. A definitive agreement finalizing the deal was signed Monday night and awaits approval from both shareholder groups and federal regulators.

  • Roby's Famous Americans

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Roby 5th graders made history.

    The school's Literacy Team sponsored a new video project featuring great Americans that were portrayed by 5th grade students.

    The 17-minute video, "Roby's Famous Americans," features photos of historical figures while students read a biographical essay about each.

    Along with the essay, each student's photo appeared in a reenactment of one of their famous figure's photographs. The two images were placed side-by-side at the end of each biography.

  • Former student not guilty in threat to school

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Attorney Lori Casey was upfront with the jury panel.

  • Lebanon Junction in no hurry to consider text amendment

     LEBANON JUNCTION - City council members didn’t seem to be in a rush at April’s meeting to approve a request from the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission.

    Lebanon Junction city attorney Mark Edison told the council the planners asked for the city to consider approving their new definition of “building.” 

    The new version the commission approved extends the wording to include temporary structures such as carports.

  • ZMS helps Project Warm

     In a hot gymnasium on a day celebrating student accomplishments, Zoneton Middle School gave others a warm feeling.

    The ZMS Green Team hosted a penny war at the school, raising $139.27 for Project Warm, a non-profit organization that helps families reduce energy costs in their homes.

    Green Team sponsor and science teacher Carissa Argueta presented a check during a school pep rally to Project Warm representative Mari Griffin.

  • Lane closures on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County April 25-28

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that both directions of Interstate 65 will be reduced to one lane this weekend in Bullitt County.

    Contract crews are continuing work between the Bullitt/Hardin County line and Lebanon Junction Road (mile points 103.3 to 105.9) to replace sections of concrete pavement.

    The right and center lanes on northbound I-65 will be closed from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, April 25 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, April 28.

  • Tattoo shop owner charged in drug raid

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While customers looking to get a tattoo may have been coming in the front door, there may have been other business being done out the back door.

  • Business group networks to determine needs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Public School superintendent Keith Davis recently got to go on a field trip.

    And, on that trip, Davis learned a little more about what local industry is looking for from graduates of the school system.

    Bullitt County Economic Development Authority director John Snider recently organized a meeting of the plant managers from various facilities in the area.

    Various members of the community were invited to meet with the plant managers and that included a tour of several facilities.