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Today's News

  • BC and NB teams eligible for both LIT events in 2015

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – We are now firmly in the ‘dead period.’

         Fortunately, as of today, there is no word of any vampires, ghosts or zombies walking through any of our athletic facilities.

         The ‘dead period’ is the creation of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association. It is a two-week period from June 25 to July 9 in which high school coaches and athletic facilities and equipment cannot be in use.

  • BE's Pfister to continue hoops at Midway

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – After playing in 124 games for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers, senior forward Courtney Pfister decided that her future basketball prospects were best suited for Midway College in central Kentucky.

         Late in the spring, Pfister made it all official, signing with the NAIA Division II school in a ceremony in the Bullitt East Media Center. Pfister signed in front of her teammates, parents, friends and coaches.

  • ELVIS in Lebanon Junction

    LEBANON JUNCTION--Todd Bodenheimer brought his tribute to Elvis to the Wall Street Park in Lebanon Junction. More than 200 people showed up for this free night of singing from one of the top tribute performers in the region.

  • Tattoo shop owner indicted on drug-related allegations

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- An owner of a local tattoo parlor has been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

  • Blast, City Fair this week

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--Combining two major events into a single function can be exciting.

    It can also lead to a few snags.

    But no matter, the Bullitt Blast/Shepherdsville City Fair is set to begin its four-day run on Thursday.

    Things will kick off at 6 p.m. on Thursday in the First Street Park along Salt River in Shepherdsville.

    The big event will be the annual Fourth of July fireworks display, set to begin around 9:45 p.m. on Friday.

    Throughout the four days, there will be plenty of activities for all ages.

  • Graduated license course now available online throughout Kentucky

     FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced an online version of the Graduated Driver License course for teaching safe driving techniques to beginning drivers.

    The online program represents a fourth option for completing the course, which is required before a learner’s permit can be replaced with an unrestricted driver’s license.

    Until now, three options were available:

  • Growing district has building pros, cons

     I have called Bullitt County home for nearly two decades and in that time, I have been privileged to witness a great deal of growth and progress in this community.

    Our student population has grown a little over 30 percent over that 20 year period to right at 13,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grades. 

    This kind of growth presents a lot of opportunities.  With more students, we can offer more varied and individualized programs tailored to specific interests and abilities. 

  • BC’s McConahay signs with Kentucky Christian

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt Central senior Brett McConahay will be the first to admit that he had never heard of Kentucky Christian University when his high school football season ended with the Cougars last fall.

    He now knows a lot about the Knights this spring after signing to play football for the next four seasons at the small college in Grayson, Kentucky. The campus is located roughly 15 miles east of Ashland and right off I-64.

  • Scoreboard donation for Roby Elementary

     Jim and Pam White of USA Portable Building had family members join them in the presentation of a new electronic scoreboard for the Roby Elementary gym. 

    Principal Gayle Korfhage said the donation will be very useful - from use in the PE classes to games played in the Bullitt County Parks and Recreation basketball program.

    USA Portable Buildings is a local company owned by the Whites. The owners have sales locations throughout the state and region.

  • Make safe boating part of your July 4 holiday weekend plans

     FRANKFORT, Ky. – With the Fourth of July falling on a Friday this year, Kentucky’s lakes and rivers will be teeming with boaters enjoying the long holiday weekend.

    Officials with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources want it to be a fun and safe experience for everyone.