Today's News

  • BE’s Duvall commits to UK

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East standout guard Lindsey Duvall, a junior, announced last week that she has committed to play at the University of Kentucky and head coach Matthew Mitchell.

    Just recently, Duvall had moved up to 10th in the country among players in the Class of 2017 by ESPNW and was given five stars by numerous recruiting services.

    Toward the end, Duvall had whittled her list of schools to five and had in-home visits this fall with Kentucky, Louisville, Michigan, Ohio State and Colorado.

  • Defense excels early but BC’s offense never rises

     FERN CREEK – Bullitt Central shut down Fern Creek’s number one option on Friday in the first round of the Kentucky Class 5-A Play-offs.

    Unfortunately, the Tigers’ second and third options were more than the Cougars could handle.

    Despite getting the best defensive performance of the season and only trailing 9-0 at halftime to one of the area’s most athletic teams, the Cougars could not muster enough offense to make a run in the second half as Fern Creek pulled away late for the 30-0 win.

  • Eagles ‘good’ in Doss win; looking for ‘great’

     HEBRON ESTATES -- Adam Billings believes he has a pretty good football team.

    But the first-year head coach wants his North Bullitt Eagles to be better. And he must convince the players that they want to be better.

    On Friday night, Billings and his Eagles will learn if they have moved to that next level as they advance to the second round of the post-season.

    The Eagles will play at Fern Creek after moving past the Doss Dragons 34-6 on Friday.

  • Could Shepherdsville go non-partisan?

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The city of Shepherdsville is an oddity. At least, when it comes to its elections.

    Of the eight municipalities in Bullitt County, Shepherdsville is the only one with a partisan election in the primary.

    Councilmember Bernie Brown isn’t sure that it might not be the time to change that.

    During a recent council meeting, Brown asked his fellow town board members to think about the possibility of going to a non-partisan election.

    He was also looking for input from the community.

  • Jury dismisses charges faced by teacher for dragging kid

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A Bullitt District Court jury took just over 17 minutes to determine that a school teacher did nothing criminal in her handling of a student last October.

    The six-member jury panel found Ashley Silas not guilty of assault and harassment on Wednesday.

    On Oct. 29, 2014, Silas, a first-grade teacher at Brooks Elementary, drug a boy in her class 158 feet down a hallway to the principal’s office.

    The school security video would later be released and became part of social media.

  • Churches unite to provide temporary aid

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A local church foundation believes it has the key to relieving the burdens of homelessness in Bullitt County.

    Heart of My City, a Christian ministry led by pastor Carl Rogers, started a program locally known as Room in the Inn, based on similar programs implemented in other locations to assist the homeless.

    The Room in the Inn concept is a conglomeration of local churches taking turns in hosting overnight stays for homeless individuals and families, with meals provided.

  • New road may not fix woes along MW street

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A new road will encourage drivers to bypass the traffic-filled East Lakeview Drive.

    The unnamed road is set to connect Flatlick Road with Landis Lane, serving as the entrance to the new sports complex.

    However, the Mount Washington City Council members quickly learned that everyone was not in favor.

    The state recently approved the city’s request to make the Flatlick, Wales Run Road and the unnamed road a four-way stop.

  • Shack in the Back BBQ to be one of those part of new restaurant book

     Author Gary P. West has included a local business in his latest book, Road Trip Eats: 101 Ya Gotta Eat Here Places Across Kentucky.

    Shack in the Back BBQ, which has a restaurant in Fairdale, is one of the destination placed listed in West’s new book, published by Acclaim Press.

    West will be at the restaurant on Mount Holly Road in Fairdale on Friday, Nov. 20, from 6-9 p.m. He will be there to sign copies of the book.

    All are invited.

    The restaurant is owned by Barbara and Mike Sivells.

  • First Baptist Health Fair

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- On October 17 at First Baptist Church in Shepherdsville, members were beaming with smiling, joyful faces at the 3rd Annual Health Fair.

    A great big “THANK YOU” to FBC 48 volunteers and 15 other volunteers providing information and health testing.

    Everyone worked tirelessly for such a successful day.

    There were 142 food boxes distributed, 68 participants cleaned out the clothes closet and 180 lunches were served to our guests and volunteers.

  • BCHS grad Gnadinger installed as new St. Catharine president

     SPRINGFIELD - St. Catharine College installed Dr. Cindy Gnadinger as its eighth president on Friday, Oct. 23, in St. Catharine Hall.

    Gnadinger, who became president in July of 2015, has accomplished much in her short time in office.

    Some notable achievements include appointing Laura Pantano as vice president for student affairs, expanding dining hours and meal options for students and increasing student activities and facilities.