Today's News

  • UPDATE: Ramp closure from KY 245 to I-65 North Aug. 15-18

      UPDATE (08/14): This ramp closure from KY 245 to I-65 North has been postponed.  No date has been determined yet for when this work will take place.


    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the entrance ramp from KY 245 to northbound Interstate 65 will be closed this weekend for concrete pavement repairs.

    This ramp is scheduled for closure from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, August 15 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, August 18.

  • Taylor will serve as Fox Chase mayor through end of year

     FOX CHASE -- A long-time city official has changed seats on the town board.

  • The wheels on the bus were rolling a little later this week

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The opening to the 2014-15 school year in Bullitt County was a smooth one -- in the classroom.

  • Liquor can be sold in county on Sundays

    LEBANON JUNCTION -- After trying several times in the past few years, patrons of Little Rick's Bar and Grill will be able to have an alcoholic beverage on Sunday.

  • BE's Lloyd part of teaching Dream Team... again

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--One Bullitt County teacher is taking her teaching to the next level. Bullitt East High School sophomore and junior English teacher Leslie Lloyd was chosen to be part of LearnZillion’s Dream Team for the second year in a row.

    Llyod said she first encountered the program because one of her coworkers was utilizing it. She heard the company was looking for high school teachers to add content (specifically math and English) for the site and decided to “get onboard.”

  • Charger boys look to break through a tough district

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Over the past two seasons, since his team has moved into the 24th District, veteran Bullitt East boys’ coach Mike Brangers has been relatively pleased with the team’s play during the regular season.

         It has been in the post-season where the red and gold have struggled. In the two seasons under the new alignment, the Chargers have yet to advance out of district play to the Sixth Region Tournament, despite being competitive.

  • East soccer teams look to clear old hurdles

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Most girls’ soccer coaches who return ten of 11 starters will spend the off-season floating on air.

         Not Bullitt East head coach Steve Gentry.

  • East finishes well in Charger Open

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – On the very first day of the high school golf season, the Bullitt East Chargers hosted The Charger Open at Heritage Hill Golf Course.

         The 2014 edition of the event attracted participants from 26 schools with 120 players taking part in the 18-hole event.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 11, 2014

    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.

  • Local golf teams seek success

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Young and talented.

         Those are two words that any high school coach loves to utter and that phrase fits in perfectly with the Bullitt East boys’ golf program as they head into the 2014 season.

         On a team that has only one senior, Hunter Simmons, the Chargers are ready to make some noise this fall, especially when the Region 3 Tournament rolls around on Sept. 30 at the Elizabethtown Country Club.