Today's News

  • Man faces dozens of sex-related offenses

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A 78-year-old man from Shepherdsville is currently being housed in the Bullitt County Detention Center.

  • BBB Warns: Beware of scams surrounding Hurricane Matthew

     Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning those who want to help victims of Hurricane Matthew to be cautious when giving money or other assistance to charities. Fundraising efforts are already showing up on crowdfunding sites like Gofundme.com. While some efforts are legitimate, others are scammers posing as fake charities to take advantage of those who want to help.

  • Council to be congratulated on mayor’s selection

     Congratulations to the Shepherdsville City Council.

    Even before reading Wednesday’s editorial, the council came together and made the choice it had to make -- select a person to fill the mayor’s seat over the next 27 months.

    Curtis Hockenbury was certainly the first to sign up for the mayor’s election early this spring when Scott Ellis resigned for the first time.

    He was on the campaign trail knocking on over 1,700 doors.

  • Hogue battling back after her car was struck by drunken driver

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – On Feb. 6, 2016, Chelsea Hogue was a normal 23-year-old from Mount Washington. 

    She was in her third year at the University of Louisville, working hard to become a nurse. When not in class, she worked as a server at Smokey Bones restaurant.

    However, things changed for the 2011 Bullitt East graduate when she and a friend were struck by a drunk driver while driving home.

    The Wreck and the Rehab

  • Central’s late rally sets up district showdown

      HEBRON ESTATES – The post-season for area volleyball teams might still be two weeks away, but there was a definite tournament atmosphere in play on Monday when Bullitt Central and North Bullitt clashed for the second time this season.

  • BBB Hot Topics: October 2016

     See the latest scams in BBB’s October 2016 Hot Topics

  • Paper is ‘way to know’ community

     Several years ago cyberspace was frenzied over many popular websites going dark for 24 hours to protest a federal bill meant to crack down on video piracy.

    The Stop Online Piracy Act – or SOPA – was a controversial and perhaps misguided effort championed by the Motion Picture Association of America to end illegal online sharing of copyrighted material, primarily movies and music.

  • Newspapers are still alive

     Imagine waking up in a world without newspapers. 

    You say, “I haven’t gotten a newspaper in years. But I’m not talking about just the paper delivered by carriers or the postal service. I’m talking about the news online, the links on social media, the email newsletter, the source cited in the television broadcast and the push notification on your phone.’

    The word newspaper no longer reflects the media industry encompassed by the word. 

  • Diabetes Walk success

        The 4th Annual Diabetes Awareness Walk in the Park was held in First Street Park on Saturday, September 17, 2016.
        Twenty people braved the rain and came out to vie for a first place medal in their age bracket and to help raise awareness of the rapid increase of diabetes in our county. 

  • BE’s Taylor headed to state golf for third time

         FORT KNOX – It wasn’t the day that he had hoped for, but Bullitt East senior Zach Taylor still qualified for this week’s Boys’ Kentucky State Golf Tournament after he fired a 79 in the Region Five event at Lindsey Golf Course at Fort Knox.
        Taylor becomes the first Bullitt East golfer to ever qualify for three trips to the state tournament.