Today's News

  • I-65 pavement repairs in Jefferson County scheduled Feb. 10-12

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of lane closures this week on southbound Interstate 65 in Jefferson County.

    These lane closures are necessary for repair of a damaged section of concrete pavement between Interstate 265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) and the Bullitt/Jefferson County line, mile points 125.1 to 123.1.

  • Union nabs pair of Cougar football players

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – After transferring to Bullitt Central from Jeffersonville High school in southern Indiana, Cameron Mallory was a player out of position.

    Veteran Bullitt Central head coach Danny Leasor admits now that he tried to put a square peg in a round hole by putting Mallory at a cornerback position. The foot speed was not there and Mallory was giving up big plays.

  • Eagles grab No. 1 seed; BE No. 1 in boys' 24th

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – It was raining three-pointers on Tuesday as the North Bullitt Eagles bombed visiting Evangel 101-62 in a 23rd District clash.

    With a little help from Moore 90 minutes later when they upset Southern, North Bullitt earned the top seed for the 23rd District Tournament with a 3-1 mark. If Bullitt Central defeats Evangel on Tuesday, the Cougars will also have a 3-1 mark in the district, but have a loss to the Eagles. Unless Bullitt Central loses to Evangel, Moore will be the number three seed with Southern fourth and Evangel fifth.

  • BAMS students show off science skills to public

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Advanced Math and Science Academy (BAMS) continues to achieve excellence in preparing some of the area's finest students for their college and career paths.

    BAMS recently hosted a science fair for its students, with projects specifically dedicated to research at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest.

    The program is designed as an accelerated educational course for students, who complete their high school equivalency in two years, followed by a college associate's degree over the next two years.

  • Bullitt ranks in top 10 for teachers salaries

    New data based on 2014-15 salary scales reveal Bullitt County Public School teachers rank 8th highest in pay out of 174 districts in Kentucky

    Superintendent Keith Davis said such compensation is one of many reasons educators should seek employment in Bullitt County Schools.

    “Our district clearly honors the work of our teachers and pays them at a comparatively high level,” he said noting the chart depicting the state’s top 30 districts (below).

  • First responders, community mourn death of BC EMA's deputy director

    NICHOLS -- Les Bandy died doing what he had been doing for the past 35 years -- finding a way to help his community.

  • Magistrate asks, Mount Washington OKs insurance tax compromise

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--There's good and bad news for Bullitt County Fiscal Court. 

    At a recent meeting of the Mount Washington city council, the council proposed to decrease their insurance tax premium contribution to the fiscal court from 1 percent to 0 percent. 

    In other words, Mount Washington would join the other seven municipalities in taking all 5 percent of the county's insurance premium tax.

    Second District magistrate Gary Lawson asked the council to reconsider.

  • AG offers consumer tips following Anthem breach

     FRANKFORT - Attorney General Jack Conway and his Office of Consumer Protection are encouraging Kentuckians to take steps to protect their personal information and watch for signs of identity theft following a data breach recently announced by Anthem, one of the nation’s largest health insurers.

  • Louisville man charged with child porn crimes

     LOUISVILLE - A Jefferson County man was arrested on charges related to child pornography Friday after Kentucky State Police served a search warrant at his home.

    Troy M. Martin, 44, is charged with two counts of distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor and 20 counts of possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • Five ways to save money for spring fishing, turkey hunting

     FRANKFORT - Although the price of a gallon of gas is lower than at any time in recent memory, not many folks have extra money to burn.

    This is especially true for non-essential things such as fishing reels, shotguns, hunting clothing or fishing waders. Adult commitments such as your mortgage must be paid before any money goes toward a new spinning reel. Obtaining quality hunting and fishing gear inexpensively is a useful skill for outdoors enthusiasts to learn.