Today's News

  • Monthly report shows volume of calls to EMS, Central Dispatch

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- How many runs do you think the Bullitt County Emergency Medical Service makes in a given month?
        And how many calls do you think might be handled through the Bullitt County Central Dispatch?
        Starting its new practice of having monthly or quarterly reports from any county government department, Bullitt Fiscal Court members listened to the frequency in which the EMS was called and the number of calls handled by dispatchers in the month of July.

  • Strang goes from ‘captive’ audience to creative one

      MOUNT WASHINGTON -- If you ask an elementary student what their teacher did before they became an educator, most would laugh and tell you their teacher has always been a teacher.

    Chances are, they would never guess that their teacher used to work for the department of corrections.

    For Old Mill Elementary’s Jamie Strang, that might be a good thing.

  • Remembering 9/11

      The North Bullitt JROTC held its annual observance of the 9-11 attack on freedom.

    The program included the raising and lowering to half-staff of the flag outside Hebron Middle School. It also included a touching speech, the playing of Taps and a release of doves by Shoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home.

    Students from both North Bullitt and Hebron watched the ceremony, which included the singing of the National Anthem by the Hebron choir.

    Zoneton VFD participated as well.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Sept. 13

     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.


  • Eagles looking to shoot down Rockets at home

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It will be a clash of undefeated teams on Friday when Shelby County rolls into a showdown with North Bullitt.

    Both teams are 3-0 and coming off impressive wins. North Bullitt was beating Jeffersontown 42-6 last week while the Rockets were rolling past Oldham County, a district rival of the Eagles, 43-7.

    The game at North Bullitt will be one of three games played on Friday within the county. Bullitt East is taking on an undefeated Spencer County team while Bullitt Central will be taking on Jeffersontown.

  • Paroquet Springs getting new blacktop on both parking lots

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- They’ve spent money updating the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    They are now in the process of transforming the exterior of the multi-use facility.

    In the near future, the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission would like to complete a long-awaited project -- paving its auxiliary parking lot.

    The large parking area to the east of the facility is a little bit concrete, a little bit holes and a whole lot of gravel.


     Six individuals were remembered during a recent rally to stop drug overdoses.

    Those highlighted were recent victims to the illness that fuels drug overdoses, especially heroin.

    The Walking for Wellness Stop Heroin Bullitt County organization sponsored the event. It hosts walks and other activities throughout the community to raise awareness.

  • Plenty of good things happening in 49th District

      I made an appointment to speak with both KIPDA and District 5 Transportation to ask questions and get updates. 

    Bullitt County has received very few projects/funds from KIPDA during the last 7-8 years. 

    During the meeting we had a very frank discussion about the REASONS why. KIPDA offered to hold a workshop to help Bullitt County Government officials understand how to make request, when to make requests and the types of funding available. 

  • Local filmmaker’s work at MW cinema

      BARDSTOWN -- In a world of dying farms and dying families, one Bardstown couple hopes to bring the closeness back with their first full-length feature film “The Old Winter.”

    “The Old Winter” is a historically based drama that sheds a light on the disappearance of small farms by following Asa Bodine as he returns to his inherited Kentucky farmland 40 years after he left during the Depression.

  • Running under the lights suits CC runners just fine

     ELIZABETHTOWN – Running under the lights, and on a holiday weekend, didn’t both are cross country runners as all three area high school programs took part in the Central Kentucky Run for the Gold on Saturday at the Elizabethtown Sports Park.

    Besides the high school teams, runners from Eastside, Mount Washington and Bernheim Middle Schools also ran as well as a number of elementary competitors.