Today's News

  • Problem gambling info available during world-record Powerball jackpot run

     As the current Powerball jackpot sits at $1.4 billion, the Kentucky Lottery and the Kentucky Council on Problem Gambling are urging perspective for the world-record jackpot.

  • Cold weather anticipated overnight

     The National Weather Service is forecasting single-digit temperature readings overnight into Wednesday morning.

    Bullitt County and surrounding areas received 1-2 inches of snow accumulation on Tuesday, though warmer afternoon temperatures melted most of the covering.

    Strong winds will continue into Tuesday evening, along with a drop in temperatures into the teens, causing potentially hazardous driving conditions and low wind chill readings. Overnight lows are expected at about 8 degrees, with wind chills down to -1.

  • Tough start to the week for both Central teams

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – There were only a limited number of games early last week as students returned to school after the two-week Christmas break.

    Unfortunately, the only two games over the first three days of last week ended up being frustrating losses for the two Bullitt Central programs.

    Lady Cougars Fall

  • East and North squads earn berths in Girls’ LIT tourney

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt East and North Bullitt learned on Thursday that they will be part of the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament Jan. 26-30.

    Bullitt East, which had won seven of its past eight games heading into play over the weekend, earned the number seven seed overall and will take on 10th-seeded Pleasure Ridge Park on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Bellarmine University’s Knight’s Hall.

  • NB and BE on a collision course in this week’s LIT

    The 69th annual Republic Bank Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament will dominate the high school landscape this week with five days of play starting on Monday.

    All of the games in this year’s event will be played at Valley High School.

    The two Bullitt County teams in the field will not enter play until the second and third day, respectively.

  • Late surge lifts Chargers past Fern Creek

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – In the first of what could be four meetings over the next two months, the Bullitt East Chargers drew first blood against Fern Creek, rallying on Thursday with a 13-2 run to end the game and secure a 72-66 victory.

    The importance of this meeting was more symbolic as Bullitt East (11-2) wrapped up the number one seed for the post-season 24th District Tournament. Fern Creek (9-5) will be the number two seed with the two rivals almost assured of meeting for a fourth straight season in the championship game.

  • AG warns of Publisher’s Clearing House Scam

     FRANKFORT – Winners of the Publisher’s Clearing House Sweepstakes do not receive phone calls about their prizes.

    And Attorney General Andy Beshear wants to stress this fact as a safeguard to Kentucky seniors and consumers who are being inundated by imposters attempting to scam them out of their money.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning January 10, 2016

     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.


  • DISPUTED DEFICIT: Sheriff doesn’t agree with auditor

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- In one of his final rounds of audits before leaving office, Adam Edelen released the financial examination for Bullitt County Sheriff David Greenwell.

    And the number one issue revolved around a familiar topic -- the deficit Greenwell’s office owes the state of Kentucky.

    When Greenwell took office in 2011, Bullitt County’s population numbers triggered a new way of running the offices of sheriff and county clerk.

  • Twin siblings return to place of birth in observance of their 70th birthday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - On Jan. 13, twin siblings Morris E. McCubbins and Marcella McCubbins Hale will celebrate 70 years of life together.

    In honor of the occasion, they decided to return to the place where it all began.

    Seated at a window near the back of the Ridgway Memorial Library, they both reminisced as they looked across Joe B. Hall Avenue toward the building where they were both born on Jan. 13, 1946.

    The building, which dates back more than 100 years, is most commonly known as the Trunnell House.