Today's News

  • Homearama has two sites in Jefferson Co. open through July 28

    Louisville, KY., July 9, 2013 – Homearama 2013 begins this weekend on Saturday, July 13th at Locust Creek and Rock Springs.  This year’s show features 18 homes at the two sites. Homearama is presented by Kroger and LG&E and sponsored by River City Bank and RiverCity Flooring.

  • Message, not words, concerns city official

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Unlike one of his fellow council mates, Jose Cubero did not take personal offense at a recent newspaper advertising questioning the safety of city revenue.

         Despite using the closing line of “Just Say No Way, Jose,” Cubero did not agree that it was meant to be racist.

         What the first-term councilman did find offensive is the continued attack by some in Shepherdsville where incorrect information is being spread and the whole truth is not being told.

  • Eastside band receives Grand Sweepstakes Award

     For the third time, Music Director Cheri (Greer) Dugger has guided concert band students to the Grand Sweepstakes Award at the Music Showcase Festivals in Ohio.

         This year’s competition finished on a particularly fine note as Eastside Middle School Concert Band musicians registered judges’ scores 97 and 98, the highest Dugger has ever received in 18 years of attending the festival.

  • Vocalists earn honor as top Bullitt County singers

     CLERMONT - Their stories may be different but they all have one thing in common - the passion to sing.

    And they can sing.

    Laura Terry, MaKayla Richardson and Jemma Williamson were crowned the 2013 Bullitt County Vocalists of the Year.

    The competition was held during the recent Bullitt County Fair.

    Even before Laura Terry was born, her mom knew she would either sing or dance. 

    “There was one song that would make me move in my mom’s belly,” Terry said. 

  • County may have partner in new cellular tower deal

     CLERMONT -- Bullitt County officials might have both a new stream of revenue and a way to improve its emergency communications.

  • MW Gold U-8 All-Stars finish game short of final

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Mount Washington Under-8 Gold All-Stars made a big run in last week’s District 10 & 11 Tournament that the league was hosting.

    Unlike the league’s other U-8 All-Star squad which played together all spring as a ‘traveling’ team, this Gold squad was a true All-Star squad as the team’s players competed only in the league’s regular league.

  • Pioneer Village budget gets better each new fiscal year

     PIONEER VILLAGE – The financial stability for the city of Pioneer Village continues to improve.

         For years, the city battled the debt resulting from the 1996 tornado. Now, however, that debt is almost paid off and the city was able to carry money forward as the new fiscal year begins.

         The Pioneer Village City Council unanimously approved its 2013-14 budget.

  • Yates part of diverse law program

     FRANKFORT, Ky.  – High school students from across the Commonwealth gathered in Louisville recently to participate in “Why Choose Law: Diversity Matters,” a program encouraging young people from diverse backgrounds to become lawyers and practice law in Kentucky. 

  • Community improvement grants available for local agencies

     From expanding recreational opportunities to making park facilities more secure, Bullitt County officials are looking to apply for money to make those things happen.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court approved a motion for several local officials to meet with health department educator and public information officer, Cynthia Brown, to discuss a grant she shared at a recent meeting.  

    The Lowe’s Community Partners Grant and ranges from $1,000 to $100,000, according to Brown. 

  • Forcht Bank brings new concept to area

     HILLVIEW – When looking for a place to open a new concept in in-store banking centers, Jason Stuecker said Forcht Bank officials were in search of just the right spot.

         On Thursday, officials from Bullitt and Jefferson counties both help Forcht Bank open its state-of-the-art banking center in the Hillview Kroger on Mud Lane.