Today's News


      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.

  • Semi-finals -- East edges North, BC falls to Mercy in control in 23rd District

     LOUISVILLE  -- When North Bullitt and Bullitt East girls meet up on the soccer field, you know it will be a battle.

    Meeting in the semifinals of the Sixth Region tournament, the storyline played out.

    It was a battle indeed.

    On this night, it would be the Bullitt East Lady Chargers advancing to the championship game with a 4-3 win over North Bullitt.

  • Mercy and the elements get the best of BE

    LOUISVILLE -- Close but yet so far.

    For the fourth straight year, it would be the Mercy Jaguars celebrating another Sixth Region soccer title on their own home turf.

    And each of the past four years, the runner-up trophy has gone to the Bullitt East Lady Chargers.

    Coach Steve Gentry is ready to start today working on ways his team can have another shot in 2016 against the Jaguars.

  • Simpson County man charged with possession of molotov cocktails

      LOUISVILLE, Ky. – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the indictment of a Simpson County, Kentucky resident on charges of making and possessing destructive devices, commonly known as Molotov cocktails.

  • Former Louisville pastor charged by grand jury indictment for child porn

      LOUISVILLE – The former pastor of a Louisville, Kentucky, parish was charged by grand jury Indictment today with violating federal child exploitation laws, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    The indictment charges Stephen Pohl, age 57, with knowingly accessing, via the Internet, with intent to view material that contained images of child pornography between January and August 2015.

  • MW moves forward with sports park

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The land developed as a business industrial park is about to become the Field of Dreams.

    A new multi-million dollar sports complex is in its final planning stages.

    According to Mount Washington Mayor Barry Armstrong, the idea of the project had been tossed around for six or seven years.

    “We were overloading our current park and we were very limited on what we could offer,” he said.

  • Microwave popcorn company owner guilty of bank fraud

     LOUISVILLE – The owner of the shuttered Preston Farms Popcorn, LLC (Preston) pleaded guilty to bank fraud today, before Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., in U.S. District Court, for diverting buyers’ payments toward the operation of his business rather than towards the payment of his loan, announced U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.