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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Two-year road plan has flavor of Senate version

    FRANKFORT -- The road plan approved by the state General Assembly for Bullitt County will have a distinctly different look than one recommended by the governor in January.

  • Brooks writer has story published in latest Chicken Soup book

     BROOKS - A local author knows how to make others feel better with a serving of miraculous chicken soup.

    Jean Thompson Kinsey’s most recent published work is a short story included in the book, “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Miracles Happen,” a collection of short stories based on various miraculous occurrences.

    Kinsey’s story, and miracle, “But Now I See,” is a autobiographical story. It centers around her husband, Glen, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer at one point but survived it.

  • Shepherdsville writer pens novel dealing with vampires

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A quality Catholic education contributed to a new novel about vampires.

    Local author David Patrick, a former student at St. Aloysius Catholic School in Shepherdsville, is releasing his first novel, “Nero Demare and the Legend of the Vampires.”

    It wasn’t the Catholic Church that developed interest in a vampire novel, but Patrick’s development of writing skills at St. Aloysius eventually led him to completing his first full work.

  • Lebanon Junction festival scene will be a little different come this fall

     LEBANON JUNCTION - The month of September usually heralds the return of the annual Old Fashioned Days Festival.

    However, this year it will be nowhere in sight for patrons... for that month anyways.

    Last month, OFD committee president Terry Stovall resigned. 

    Lebanon Junction resident Paula Ballard replaced him as the new leader. She was previously on the OFD committee for three years before taking last year off.