Today's News

  • School board passes redistricting plan

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Over 1,400 students will be affected next fall when the Bullitt County Public School System redistricts to alleviate overcrowding and to provide youngsters for its newest elementary school in Mount Washington.

    On Tuesday night, the Bullitt County Public School Board unanimously approved a revised redistricting plan that would affect every school but Nichols Elementary.

  • LJ looks at ways to deal with unpaid bills

    LEBANON JUNCTION ee" No one wants to get stuck with unpaid water bills, especially Lebanon Junction landlord Dan Thibodeaux.

    Thibodeaux has approached the city council twice now claiming he doesn’t believe it’s right that under the city’s current ordinance he is responsible for unpaid water bills left by his apartment tenants.

    “I’m not responsible for something I didn’t sign for. They’re getting the service, I’m not,” he told the council.

  • North faces a ‘pride’ game with visit to Marion County

    HEBRON ESTATES - The North Bullitt Eagles will try to stop one of the hottest teams in the area on Friday when they travel into central Kentucky to battle district rival Marion County.

    The Knights have won six straight games including a 33-7 victory over LaRue County last week.

    This game will have no affect on the post-season bracketing for either team. Marion County has already wrapped up the number one seed for Class 4-A, District 4 with a 2-0 mark while at 0-2 North Bullitt will go on the road in November as the number four seeds.

  • Hardin bids to become county judge

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - For the next couple of months, it won’t be difficult to find a candidate for the office of Bullitt County Judge/Executive in the courthouse.

    Incumbent Melanie Roberts has filed her intentions to run for a second term and David Strange, director of the Bullitt County History Museum, located in the courthouse, has filed for the Democratic nomination.

    Add Kenny Hardin, director of the Bullitt County Drug Task Force, with its office in the courthouse, as the latest candidate to file.

  • This Week in Sports...


    Friday, October 23:

    **LaRue County at Bullitt East (D) (HC). 7:30 p.m.

    **John Hardin at Bullitt Central (D). 7:30 p.m.

    **North Bullitt at Marion County (D). 7:30 p.m.



    Monday-Thursday, October 19-22:

  • Lineweaver to lead her own school as Brooks principal

    BROOKS - Students and staff members at Brooks Elementary look toward the future with a new school facility opening next year.

    They now have a new, experienced leader to help the transition: Cheri Lineweaver, assistant principal at Eastside Middle School since its inception, was selected as the new Brooks principal.

    “There’s a lot of good work to be done here at Brooks,” she said.

  • 27th District volleyball starts Monday at Bullitt East

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt East Lady Chargers will try for a sixth straight 27th District volleyball title this week in an event they will host on Monday and Tuesday of this week.

    Coach Michelle Gajdik’s team has the number one seed for this week’s event after going through the regular season undefeated at 6-0 against their district rivals.

    Bullitt East will open play at 6 p.m. on Monday against North Bullitt in a rematch of last year’s championship contest. The Lady Chargers have twice defeated North Bullitt in straight games this year.

  • Bullitt East falls just short, 18-14

    LEBANON - To have a road game go down to the final play against a team ranked in the top 10 in the state may have been the best Bullitt East coach Doug Preston could have hoped for on Saturday afternoon.

    But as a last-minute Matthew Bowles pass into the end zone fell to the ground, Preston could not help but be disappointed.

    However, the tone was much different just minutes later. His upbeat post-game talk centered on how close the team had come to pulling off a major victory.

  • Big first half powers Bearcats past the Cougars

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Into each life a little rain must fall.

    On Friday it poured on the Bullitt Central Cougars.

    Facing the best team so far on the schedule, the maroon and gray had no answers as Anderson County the last five touchdowns of the game as they ended Bullitt Central’s 6-0 start with a 42-7 victory that left Cougar head coach Danny Leasor scratching his head.

    The coach felt his team was ready for such a big game, but the Bearcats took it to the Cougars, especially up front.

  • Bikes to invade for Sunday’s Tour de Hillview

    HILLVIEW - The wheels are spinning in Hillview to enhance community health.

    The city is sponsoring Tour de Hillview, a free bicycling event for all ages.

    In conjunction with the event, officials will introduce the new Hillview Community Bicycle Project, a program sponsoring free bicycles for the community’s use.

    Tour de Hillview takes place Sunday, Oct. 25, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Hillview City Hall parking lot.