Today's News

  • North Bullitt Eagle Basketball Camp

        There were plenty of basketballs to go around last week at the Eagle Basketball Camp conducted by North Bullitt head coach Lee Barger.

        The camp was filled with competitions and fundamentals.

        The camp was split into two sessions with roughly 70 campers in each session.

  • Early release granted in DUI fatality

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - As Melissa Bartley made her way for a 10th court appearance, she passed the scene of the accident and the cemetery in which her son is buried.

        She also passed Bullitt Central High School, where Joshua Bartley was an admired student.

        Now, her family must continue to live with the fact that the person who admitted driving the vehicle that resulted in Bartley’s death nearly a year ago will soon be freed from incarceration.

  • Grant provides weather radios to prepare entities for storms

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Sometimes others natural disasters can prove to be a benefit for others.

        In Bullitt County, the Emergency Management Agency will have 500 weather radios to distribute thanks to federal funds made available from other disasters.

        Les Bandy, a member of the Bullitt County EMA, said a hazardous mitigation grant application was filed. When a federal disaster is declared anywhere in Kentucky, others can apply for the funds.


    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of July 19:


    UPDATE: Joe B. Hall underpass closed July 21

        On Wednesday, July 21, the Joe B. Hall Avenue underpass (formerly known as Second Street) in Shepherdsville will be closed.

        The underpass will be closed from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. The underpass will be undergoing prep work for painting in the future.

  • Plenty of wild cards in this tale

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – The jokers were running wild during another recent Bullitt Fiscal Court meeting fiasco.

        Capitalizing on popular news events of the day, combined with upcoming elections, officials were playing for every vote possible.

        Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts began dealing out the likelihood of Bullitt County officially campaigning to host the next FIFA World Cup Soccer tournament.

  • Appeals court overturns Hasch conviction

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The state Court of Appeals has overturned a conviction of a local woman last year.

        Janice Hasch was originally charged with the 2008 shooting death of her husband, Jerald. Last February, a jury panel acquitted Hasch on the murder charge but did find her guilty of reckless homicide and recommended a sentence of two years in prison.

  • Four earn scholarships from Farm Bureau agency

        Emily Gentry, La Vella Hall, Brittany Haynes and Cody Hutchins, all seniors at Bullitt East High School, are the 2010 recipients of a $2,000 Bullitt County Farm Bureau Scholarship. These grants are four of the 72 college scholarships worth a total of $107,300 that the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation awarded this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth.

  • Today's young athletes have long memories

        (Before Sports Editor Mike Farner continues cleaning out his notepad from a busy spring sports season, it should be pointed out that this column contains no news on the LaBron James saga.)

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The old saying is that ‘kids say the darndest things.’

  • Eastside, Mt. Washington split track titles

        The top middle school track and field athletes in Bullitt County converged on Bullitt East High School this spring to crown champions in 26 events for boys and girls.

        On the boys’ side, Eastside Middle School won the competitions by a fairly hefty margin with 116 points including five victories and a 1-2 sweep in the 100-meter dash. Mount Washington Middle School finished second.