Today's News

  • Statewide tornado drill on Tuesday; local notification system available

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - As winter appears to have come and gone without a major cold streak or measurable snowfall, we all begin to look to the skies for severe weather.

    March marks the beginning of the severe weather season and Bullitt Countians remember some of the tornadic activities which have hit in the past.

    For Marke Richardson and the rest of the Bullitt County Emergency Management Agency team, this is the time when awareness is sought from the public.

  • Farmers may have option on license tags

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Farmers, especially those who drive their vehicles out of state, might want to consider a new option when purchasing license registration renewals during March.

  • Schools get back-to-back test of safety plan

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - On two occasions in the same week, Bullitt County Public School officials were called upon to follow emergency weather procedures.

  • Court turns down firing but will get 2nd chance

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A request to abolish the position of assistant county treasurer has been denied once.

  • County dodges weather bullet

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – While a rash of violent tornadoes left towns decimated and several dead throughout central Kentucky and southern Indiana on Friday, no widespread damage or serious injuries were reported in Bullitt County.

    In a phrase, Bullitt County dodged a bullet.

    The storm system that ripped through the region produced only high wind, heavy rain and hail in Bullitt County.

  • Legislative update from Rep. Linda Belcher

    FRANKFORT – As it normally does during the first full week of March in even-numbered years, the Kentucky House of Representatives will vote on its proposed budget this week to run state government.

  • Sen. Hornback: The facts from Frankfort

    FRANKFORT – Whether you are a legislator or a voter, it is always helpful to be like Paul Harvey and have the rest of the story.

    Another interesting week in Frankfort that has left voters wondering what is going on and what is going to happen.

  • BBB Tips on Storm Relief Donations

    In the wake of severe storms that came through the Midwest and South, the BBB offers the following tips to help Americans decide where to direct donations to assist storm victims and their families:

    Be cautious when giving online.

    Be cautious about online giving, especially in response to spam messages and emails that claim to link to a relief organization. If you are seeking to give to an organization involved in relief efforts, go directly to the charity’s Web site.

  • Defensive Gem - Chargers put the clamps on Butler's offense

        LOUISVILLE - Putting on one impressive defensive performance, the Bullitt East Chargers won and advanced on Sunday in the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Tournament at Bellarmine University's Knights Hall.
        Battling a Butler squad that the Chargers had split a pair of games with back in December, Bullitt East gave up 22 points in the first quarter and then held the Bears to just 17 points over the final three frames to secure a 49-39 victory.

  • Miss Brady goes to Frankfort

    Madison Brady was a fourth grade student at St Joseph Elementary in Bardstown.  We first met when I was in Betty Carol Riley's classroom last fall talking about America's system of government – Representative Democracy.  Madison listened closely, especially when I said that any of them could come up and be a Page in the Capitol during a legislative session.