Today's News

  • 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. 

  • Whitlow becomes Eagles' new coach

     HEBRON ESTATES – Coming off one of the best seasons in the program’s history, a season that included the championship of the 23rd District Tournament as well as a spot in the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Tournament, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles are in a rebuilding mode this fall.

  • Being a volleyball team in the 6th Region is not easy

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Life is tough in the Sixth Region, especially if you are a volleyball coach.

         That fact was true long before the three Bullitt County schools joined the Sixth Region for volleyball last season.

         Just call it the Mercy rule.

  • Unofficial Results: Salem Speedway, 8/10/13

     Unofficial Results - 54th Annual Scott County Visitors Commission JOE JAMES/PAT O’CONNOR MEMORIAL - Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery, Salem, Indiana, August 10, 2013:


    Must See Racing Xtreme Sprint Series

    Fast Qualifier: JoJo Helberg, 14.349 

    First Heat Race (8-Laps): 1. McCune, 2. Helberg, 3. Larrison, 4. Wilson, 5. Bloom.

  • Volleyball season opens play next Monday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After a season that included more than its fair share of disappointments, the Bullitt Central volleyball team is looking for a much better season in 2013.

         That is often the feeling when you have every player back from a year ago. After posting a 5-26 mark, coach Katie VanVactor’s program is looking to be if just because they are older and more experienced.

  • 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.