Today's News

  • Bullitt East honored for state honors

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The Tuesday before Thanksgiving was a day of celebration for several reasons at Bullitt East High School this year.

    Not only was the school excited to have a Fruesday (a Tuesday that acts as a Friday) and its annual talent show, but the team also welcomed a special guest to help celebrate its Top Ten High School in Kentucky ranking.

    Stephen L. Pruitt, Kentucky Commissioner of Education, paid a visit to the school to congratulate them on their achievement.

  • SPD: Suspect wanted

     The Shepherdsville Police Department is asking for your assistance in identifying a subject.

    If you know this person please contact the Shepherdsville Police Department at 502-921-1000. 

  • No straight tickets for city races

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There will be no more primary elections for the positions of mayor or council in the city of Shepherdsville.

    That is, at least for the next five years.

    Despite having a full council of Republicans, the party on a roll in recent years, the Shepherdsville town board voted unanimously to become non-partisan seats.

    In Bullitt County, none of the eight municipalities will have primary elections as all have turned to non-partisan status.

  • Euthanized cats may be sold as part of research projects

     CLERMONT -- While the attempt is made to find homes for every dog and cat housed at the Bullitt County Animal Shelter, director Mark Williams said that is not always possible.

    Some are adopted. Others are taken by rescue groups. And others are reclaimed by their owners.

    But, Williams said, there are some which must be euthanized.

    Bio Corporation of Alexandria, Minn., is interested in taking any cats which have been euthanized.

  • Butch Meyer honored for his role in expanding wine industry in Kentucky

     CEDAR GROVE - There’s an old saying that behind every successful man there’s a good woman.

    Bullitt County resident Raymond “Butch” Meyer has achieved a great deal of success as a winemaker, always crediting his wife, Alma, for starting him into his endeavors.

    “I had been growing grapes for years,” he said. “One year she bought me a book about winemaking for my birthday, because she was sick of making homemade jelly.”

  • Groundbreaking Dec. 4 for MW branch library

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- To celebrate the start of construction for the new 12,700-square-foot Mt. Washington Branch Library, a groundbreaking event will be held Friday, Dec. 4, at 11:30 a.m. at the site of the new facility, located at 214 N. Bardstown Road. 

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning November 29, 2015

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.


    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.


  • Assessment Team seeks community input

     The Bullitt County Assessment Team is working on the Community Strengths and Weaknesses Assessment Survey for Bullitt County. If you live, work, or play here in Bullitt County, your input is requested.

    Please take a couple of minutes to fill out this survey! We are hoping to complete 1000 or more surveys for Bullitt County.

    We have this survey online and in paper copy as well. For information, as well as suggestions for places to host paper copies, call 955-5355.

  • Video- Bullitt East "Aspire" Video

    The following video was produced by Bullitt East students to recognize just a few of their many achievements over the years in celebration of their recent top ten high school rank in the state of Kentucky.

  • SPLIT DECISION: Zoning requests get mixed review from commission; fiscal court to rule

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- In a boxing match, the first two judges would have ruled a different participant as the winner.

    The third judge would have that deciding vote.

    On Thursday night, developer George Miller received a split decision on two rezoning requests. And, for him and the dozens of residents from the community, the deciding judge will be members of Bullitt Fiscal Court.

    The Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission gave a favorable recommendation for a 35-acre tract but an unfavorable recommendation on a 90-acre tract.