Today's News

  • Game On as incentives OK’d; jobs to be created

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A major retailer, most widely associated with the video gaming business, may soon have a distribution facility located in Bullitt County.

    On Thursday, GameStop Inc. received preliminary approval of tax incentives from the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority.

    The company is expected to move into the 631,000 square foot facility currently operated by Dermody Properties on Conestoga Parkway in Shepherdsville.

  • Bellarmine joins in quest to bring ‘dream’ alive

     LOUISVILLE -- It was a celebration. But it was also the beginning of the next phase in the life of the Bowman Valley School.

    The first phase into its restoration has been accomplished -- it has been saved.

    But the next quest will involve securing a lot of funding to make it the historical and educational piece many envision.

  • Old Mill ‘Academy’ focuses on producing leadership skills

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Old Mill Elementary has had an unofficial name change in support of their new educational strategy.

    Old Mill Academy, as principal Les McIntosh called it, recently introduced their “Creating Koalified Leaders” method to parents and community members.

    The program stems from the Franklin Covey program called “The Leader in Me”.

  • City, developer set agreement to move forward with plan

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Agreements were reached to allow a major project to move forward which could change the landscape along Cedar Grove Road.

    The Shepherdsville City Council approved an engineering firm to begin work on designing a major connector road that would lead to a new interchange south of Cedar Grove Road.

    And it also signed an agreement with Browning Industries, which is slated to several major buildings in that same area.

  • Presidential campaign trail keeps Paul constantly on go

     PIONEER VILLAGE -- There were no television cameras.

    There was none of the major media poking microphones in front of his face.

    No one was asking him what he thought of Matt Bevin first saying that he would be voting for Ben Carson for president and then coming back a couple of hours later and saying that he would really be voting for you.

    It was a relaxed meet-and-greet hour between U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and his constituents from Bullitt County.

  • Lady Cougars earn team spot at State CC Saturday

     LOUISVILLE – The combination of experience and youthfulness paid off for the Bullitt Central girls’ cross-country team as a fourth-place finish in the Class 3-A, Region 3 Championships earned the squad a spot in this week’s Kentucky State Cross-Country Meet at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

    In the race over the 5K course at Seneca Park, Bullitt Central just barely edged Butler for the final team spot, finishing with 129 points to 135 for the Bearettes.

    Male won the meet with 29 points while Manual had 32 and Meade County 68.


      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Polls closed at 6 p.m. in Bullitt County, and the Bullitt County Clerk's Office had the unofficial results ready at 7:44p.m.

    County clerk Kevin Mooney reported no significant problems at the polls during Election Day.

    "It's been pretty quiet," he said.

    All of Bullitt County's races were at the state level except for Lebanon Junction, where mayor pro-tem Larry Dangerfield and city councilmember Carroll Samuels appeared on the ballot uncontested.




  • Field now set for youth football championships

     Ghosts and Goblins couldn’t stop The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League as games on Halloween day decided the teams for Championship Saturday that will be held this week.

    Now, this coming weekend, all four finals will be held starting at noon with the Little Bullitts’ title game. The PeeWee final is set for 2 p.m. before play shifts to the big field with the ‘B’ final at 4 p.m. before the ‘A’ Division plays at 6 p.m.

  • Butler rallies late to stun Lady Chargers

     SHIVLEY – Bullitt East’s plans for a rematch with Mercy in the Sixth Region final came up short for a third straight season on Monday as the Lady Chargers let an early lead get away from them against Butler.

    Coach Ed Fisher’s team had the early edge, winning 25-16 and 25-18 only to have the momentum swing 180-degrees in the third game with the Bearettes bolting to a 20-7 lead and then coasting to a 25-19 win. It was more of the same in the fourth game as the home team jumped out to an early lead and then won 25-15.

  • BC defeats BE, but cannot beat Fairdale

    It was a historic week for boys’ soccer in Bullitt County as for the first time, not one, but two teams reached the Sixth Region Tournament at Mercy High School.

    Plus, when Bullitt Central beat Bullitt East in the opening round and advanced to the semi-finals, the Cougars became the first local boys’ team to secure a win in the second round of the post-season.

    If you were looking for a team that enjoyed a flair for the dramatics, go watch the Bullitt Central Cougars play soccer.