Today's News

  • Fourteen local students to be Gov. Scholars

       Fourteen school students have chosen academics over summer activities as 2011 Governor’s Scholars.

  • Shepherdsville gets look at budget Monday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Residents, and elected officials, will have to wait until maybe tonight to see the proposed 2011-12 budget for the city of Shepherdsville.

  • Zoneton’s Breann Stewart wins state middle school high jump

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the second straight year, Zoneton Middle School produced a winner at the Kentucky Track and Cross-Country Coaches Association Middle School State Championships when eighth-grader Breann Stewart won the high jump at the state meet on May 15 at Dunbar High School in Lexington.

  • BE’s O’Brien takes offer for volleyball at Brescia

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - When it came time for Bullitt East senior volleyball player Lynsey O’Brien to make a decision on playing at the next level, she opted to keep it in the family - the Bullitt East volleyball family.

  • Eagle Hoops Camp

     HEBRON ESTATES - The annual North Bullitt Eagle Boys’ Basketball Camp had four days of action at the school last week.

  • ROADWORK: Week of June 13

      The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of June 13:

    Bullitt County:

    US 31E (Bardstown Road):  Roadway will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Village Lane and US 31EX (mile point 4.0 to 4.8) due to slide repairs.  Lane closures are possible daily from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.

  • Drug-free summer safety in the home

      June is Home Safety Month (Home Safety Council, 2011). When considering ways to make your home safer, many people consider covering electrical sockets, looking for loose cords and wires, or putting together an emergency supplies kit. Have you ever considered the connection between home safety, alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs? There are many ways to help make your home safer for children and grandchildren who will be home from school on summer break.

  • Three hospitalized after Mount Washington collision

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – A man and two children were hospitalized late Friday morning following a collision at the intersection of Village Lane and the Bardstown Road Bypass.

                Mount Washington police and fire units responded to the scene around 11:20 a.m. after a white Camaro and a gray minivan collided in the southbound lane of the bypass.

  • Four youth players part of Ky.-Tenn. contest

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Once again, the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League will be represented by four young men who have been selected from the northern end of the county to participate in the 2nd annual “Future Stars” Kentucky vs. Tennessee All-Star Classic.  

  • Watch out for deer fawns and nesting wild turkeys when mowing this spring

      FRANKFORT - Everything is “growing like a weed,” as the old saying goes, because of heavy rainfall in April and early May followed by unseasonably high temperatures in early June.

    Fields of fescue grass, timothy, clover and alfalfa are tall and lush. The prime time for that first cutting of hay has come earlier than normal.

    Landowners are reminded as they go about mowing and cutting hay that deer are with newborn fawns and some wild turkeys may be nesting or re-nesting.