Today's News

  • Mahoney not shy about pushing for projects in Third District

     ZONETON -- Geneva Mahoney is not a person who sits by without offering an opinion.

    Whether it is fighting to have natural gas expanded into her community or whether it is making sure Bullitt Countians aren’t being saddled with a multi-million dollar bill for extending water service, Mahoney will let you know how she feels.

    Being a community advocate for years, Mahoney is now seeking a title — and an elected office.

    Mahoney, 71, is seeking the Democratic nomination for the Third District magistrate’s seat in the May primary.

  • Whittaker provides trained experience to sheriff’s post

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Over the course of his 21 years in law enforcement, Bryan Whittaker has seen plenty of bad things happen.

    But, when he was called to respond to his last fatal drug overdose, something happened.

    “I realized we need to step up,” said Whittaker.

    As a member of the Shepherdsville Police Department, officers are CPR and First Aid certified and use the NARCAN drug to help reverse the overdose.

    “It really affected me,” said Whittaker. “I just felt I needed to do more.”

  • Hudson hopes to use city experience on fiscal court

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Curt Hudson had completed 12 years on the Milltown, Ind., town council.

    He got married to a Mount Washington girl and decided to settle down in Bullitt County.

    He wasn’t looking to get involved in government.

    But, the itch returned and Hudson started to look around his community.

    “I like community service,” said Hudson.

    After attending a meeting of the Bullitt County Republican Party and talking with its chairman, Hudson said he seriously started to look at running for local office.

  • Two juveniles charged in threat against NBHS

     The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office has charged two juveniles with terroristic threatening against North Bullitt High School.

    According to chief deputy Mike Cook, deputies learned on Sunday evening at around 7 p.m. that a threat had been made on social media.

    With the assistance of the Hillview and Pioneer Village police departments, the sheriff’s office quickly identified the two juveniles. One was interviewed and charged on Sunday with the other being charged on Monday.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of February 18, 2018

     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.

  • Local teams compete in the Region Four swimming contest

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The three Bullitt County swimming programs recently took part in the Region Four Championships at the Ralph Wright Natatorium on the University of Louisville campus.

    All three teams actually practice together under the coaching of Curtis Fuchs and Kelsey Davis and then compete under their own school banner in meets.

  • District hoops tourneys start on Monday

     LOUISVILLE – The post-season for high school basketball starts tonight across the state and district competition is scheduled for the next five nights for local teams.

    As always, there will be some expected winners and there will also be the usual flurry of upsets and tight games that make high school basketball the state’s most popular sport.

  • NB’s Johnson headed to Spalding

     HEBRON ESTATES – Her senior season was never what she dreamed about, but North Bullitt senior Ally Johnson isn’t going to let that step her dreams of playing college soccer.

    Johnson suffered a serious knee injury last summer while playing for her ‘club’ team and was forced to miss her entire senior season with the Lady Eagles. It had been hoped that Johnson would team with fellow senior Katlyn Andres on a juggernaut offensive team.

  • East easily rolls past Central

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The two programs had not met since Feb. 11 in 2014 and maybe the renewal of the rivalry could have waited another year as the Bullitt East Lady Chargers rolled past visiting Bullitt Central 75-23 on Monday.

    The rivalry had been put on hold by disagreements between the schools that were over the heads of the head coaches. Finally, last spring, superintendent Keith Davis sent out a memo requiring all Bullitt County teams to play each other during the regular season.

  • Special election on Tuesday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It will truly be a special election on Tuesday, Feb. 20.

    Voters of all party affiliations will be eligible to cast their ballots if they reside in the 49th District.

    Due to the death in December of Dan Johnson, his seat as the state representative is open and must be filled.

    His widow, Rebecca Johnson, will be the Republican nominee and Linda Belcher, who served three terms previously, will be the Democratic representative on the ballot.