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Today's News

  • Beckner keeps winning ways on track at Kentucky State Fair

     CLERMONT - John Beckner continues his reign as Bullitt County’s model citizen.

    Beckner creates wooden toy models by hand as his hobby. He’s good enough at his hobby to earn awards at the Kentucky State Fair.

    The Clermont resident received his seventh Best of Show ribbon for his 2014 entry, a Caterpillar Wheel Loader model.

    Beckner created this year’s model “by the book” with basic scale drawings of the large piece of machinery.

  • North hurler Jacob Kelly commits to Marshall U.

     HEBRON ESTATES - As soon as he saw the campus, Jacob Kelly was hooked.

    After been on the radar of college baseball programs the past few years, the North Bullitt senior was ready to start narrowing the list of contenders.

    His list had dwindled and that included Murray State University, where his cousin, Clayton, will be a sophomore this year.

    But when the lefty hurler visited the Marshall University campus a couple of weeks ago, there was no need look any further.

  • MW moves forward with rules on selling at homes

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- City officials are another step closer to enacting its new policy regarding solicitation.

    At a recent city council meeting, City Attorney Matthew Lemme said a few council members had been contacted by citizens concerned about “aggressive solicitation.”

    Last month the council heard from Mount Washington resident Don Judd who said he had to call the police after a solicitor refused to leave his property.

    Lemme said the proposed changes also had the elderly population in mind as far as safety’s concerned.

  • Clermont post office hours reduced; protesters deliver their own message

     CLERMONT - Residents and businesses in the Clermont area consider themselves members of a full-time community. 

    The U.S. Postal Service, however, doesn’t seem to agree.

    As of Aug. 25, the Clermont Post Office officially changed to part-time open hours for customers, from noon to 4 p.m. weekdays and 8-10 a.m. Saturdays.

    The change was part of a two-year plan implemented by USPS in 2012 to keep smaller community post offices and zip codes in place.

  • Leasor added another year after ‘retiring’ again

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt Central football coach Danny Leasor has ‘retired’ before...more than once in fact.

    But this summer Leasor announced that this would be his final season at the helm of the Cougars. Of course, this is Leasor’s second stint at Bullitt Central, having coached at the school back in the 1980s before stepping down. He then was the head coach at Pleasure Ridge Park for a number of seasons before ‘retiring’ again.

  • Charger runners do well in early season Tiger Run

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – While many of the local teams have already had a practice meet or run in cross-country relay meets, the real start of the high school running season started on Saturday with the Tiger Run at the site of the former River Road Golf Course with Bullitt East taking part.

    It was a good day for the top runners in both the boys’ and the girls’ program as junior Sierra Poppell finished eighth in a field of 181. On the boys’ side, junior Isaac Shelton finished 15th in a huge field of 237 runners.

  • Ramp closure from KY 44 to I-65 South Sept. 5-8

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the entrance ramp from KY 44 to southbound Interstate 65 at Shepherdsville will be closed this weekend for concrete pavement repairs.  This ramp is scheduled for closure from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, September 5 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, September 8.

    Motorists should follow the signed detour via westbound KY 44 to southbound KY 61 to eastbound KY 480 and then access southbound I-65.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning September 1, 2014

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory

    nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • Dennie Memorial, others help LJ families

    The IMPACT KY movement is in it's 4th year at the Kentucky Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. It's sole purpose is to reach out to communities in the name of Jesus Christ. Lebanon Junction was chosen as the recipient of the IMPACT Project this year because of the rebuild project of Dennie Memorial UMC. Dennie's building was destroyed by an arsonist June 12, 2012.

  • Issis excited to be part of BCHS YSC program

    Bullitt Central High School’s renaissance continues with new Youth Service Center Coordinator Jamie Issis.

    Her predecessor, Tonia Wiggins, moved to an adjacent facility as a counselor with the Bullitt Alternative Center