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Today's News

  • Sheriff’s narcotics unit seizes over 220 pounds of pot; 7 may be indicted

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- On Monday, the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office narcotics unit conducted a multi-agency investigation that could lead to indictments on at least seven individuals.

    Lt. Col. Mike Halbleib said his agency worked with the Nebraska State Patrol and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Detectives seized approximately 222 pounds of marijuana, four vehicles, 12 vials of HGH, 127 HGH pills, a gun and over $57,700 in cash.

  • Mayor seeking satellite county office

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Trips to Shepherdsville to renew license plates and tags are notorious for being the annual task that makes birthdays lose some of their excitement.

    Mount Washington Mayor Barry Armstrong said he’s looking to make that trip a little less tedious.

    Bullitt County Clerk Kevin Mooney said those plans aren’t financially wise. 

    Armstrong said at a recent council meeting that he spoke with Mooney about opening a satellite office in Mount Washington, saving residents both time and traffic woes.

  • New facility push made by animal shelter committee

     CLERMONT -- Hyte Rouse and his road department crew can do some work to see if they can divert water from pouring into the Bullitt County Animal Shelter.

    But, it is going to be a tough fix.

    It is a fix that members of the Bullitt County Animal Shelter committee believe is only a temporary situation.

    The long-term goal is to have a new animal shelter.

    The immediate concern is to stop the flow of water into the facility, which is several feet lower than the surrounding property.

  • Welcome to the New Maryville Elementary

    PIONEER VILLAGE - It’s no longer your parents’ school.

    The original community-style Maryville Elementary School building, a progressive design in the 1970s, is once again Bullitt County’s most progressive elementary structure.

    Following years of struggles, construction and headaches, the MES community was all smiles during the celebration of its newly-improved school facility.

    Former students and staff were invited to a community open house showcasing all of the building’s new features.

  • What comes first? Fencing, drainage or concrete work

     CLERMONT -- What comes first… the concrete, the fencing or the drainage work?

    That turned out to be a complex question for members of Bullitt Fiscal Court.

    But, you also have to add the continuing situation revolving around the future of Mark Williams, the animal control officer.

    In the end of an hour-long discussion, court members asked for a drainage assessment from road department director Hyte Rouse in time for its May 18 meeting.

  • Hunters Hollow gets to talk about new topic at meeting

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - Month after month, the Hunters Hollow City Commission has to deal with the issues involving sewage.

    For a change, they were able to take control of at least part of their issue.

    The commission approved a payment estimated at $12,898 to RLH Rentals for easement clean-up work.

    Gary Hatcher, representing RLH, told the commission the area needing upgrades and improvements included about 225 feet located between Angelina Drive and Arbor Trace.

  • Chargers’ season ends with 5-4 loss to Tigers

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Baseball really is a game of inches.

    And heartbreak.

    That was the story for the Bullitt East Chargers on Monday as for the first time since 2003, when the program was in the Eighth Region, the team failed to advance out of district play as they were sent to the sidelines with a 5-4 loss to Fern Creek.

    Bullitt East had beaten the Tigers 12-2 in five innings in the regular season meeting back on April 19.

  • North rolls into final with 9-0 win

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It was exactly what the doctor ordered on Monday in the opener of the 23rd District baseball tournament.

    After a tough week to end the regular season, North Bullitt coach Brian Wise was eager to get the post-season started.

    And he wanted to do it in a way to set up his pitching for the district final and the first round of the Sixth Region tournament on Monday.

    With the 9-0 victory over Southern, Wise was a happy coach.

  • Lots of Louisville area attractions

     With Memorial Day being the un-official start of summer, it is time to start thinking about having some summer fun. Not everyone has a vacation budget or the luxury of taking time off from work and home to get away. But that is no excuse not to let the light shine through on your summer. The Louisville area offers ample opportunities to soak in music, food and fun.

  • BE’s Masden third in girls’ 800-meter run

     LEXINGTON – The game plan was solid and the execution flawless, but it still wasn’t enough on Saturday for Bullitt East senior Lauren Masden to ‘steal’ a victory in the girls’ 800-meter run at the KHSAA Kentucky State Track and Field Championships at the University of Kentucky.