Today's News

  • ‘Mercy Week’ for East

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It is the annual ‘Mercy Week’ for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers as they will play the Jaguars on Tuesday before returning to the school on Friday and Saturday to participate once again in the Raatz Fence/O’Shea’s Classic.

    This is the sixth straight season that Bullitt East has taken on their district rivals and played in the area’s top ‘showcase’ event in the same week.

  • Down 18, BE rallies late to beat Panthers

     VALLEY STATION – Trailing 47-29 two minutes into the second half in the final opening round game of the Republic Bank Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament, the Bullitt East Chargers rallied on Tuesday to beat Pleasure Ridge Park 66-64.

    The win moved the Chargers into the quarter-finals on Wednesday where they were set to play Fern Creek, the top-ranked team in Kentucky this season.

  • Frustrating late call knocks out Chargers

     VALLEY STATION – Putting forth a superlative effort against the state’s top-ranked team, Bullitt East had a shot at the upset of Fern Creek on Wednesday in the quarter-finals of the Republic Bank Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament before a phantom walking call with 1.8 seconds remaining in the game kept the Chargers from getting a chance at forcing an overtime in a 52-50 contest.

    In a game that had 11 lead changes and seven ties and in which neither team ever led by more than five points, the finish was anti-climatic for both teams.

  • Chase starts in Shepherdsville, ends in Indiana

      With the help of six other agencies, two men were apprehended in southern Indiana after beginning a chase in Shepherdsville.

    At 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 10, Shepherdsville officers with the Street Crimes Unit attempted to stop a stolen vehicle in the area of Preston Highway and Conestoga Parkway.

    Passenger Charles Kerr exited the vehicle and was taken into custody.

    However, the driver, Kenneth Morley, fled northbound on Preston Highway. The local officers continued their pursuit as Morley continued into Jefferson County.

  • Daniels honored for service as Pioneer Village clerk

    PIONEER VILLAGE - The changing of the calendar brings many other changes in the city of Pioneer Village headed into 2018.

    Those changes include a new city clerk and two new members of the city’s merit board.

    Ricki Daniels has served as the city’s clerk for over 10 years. She was recognized during the December business meeting for her years of service to the city.

    Mayor Gary Hatcher presented Daniels with a clock and a commemorative plate, along with a letter of recognition from state Rep. Russell Webber.

  • Sarah Hampton now part of technology program at BCPS

     The newest computer maintenance technician with Bullitt County Public Schools is Sarah Hampton.

    Her duties with the district technology department include working with colleagues fixing broken items and making sure technology works for everyone.

    “I have two kids that are in the school district and several friends that work here and heard how awesome it was and wanted something that would be close to my passion, and that’s helping people out,” she said.

  • Roby students graduate from DARE program

     Fifth graders at Roby Elementary recently completed their DARE requirements and earned their diplomas.

    Shepherdsville officer David Smith again served as the DARE officer.

    Essay winners were Caleb Magee, Terra McChesney and Gracie Kile.

    The graduates were:

  • Tipton selected to serve on House transportation panel

     FRANKFORT – Rep. James Tipton, R-Taylorsville, has been appointed to the House Standing Committee on Transportation by Republican House Majority Leadership.

  • Parker says farewell as longest-tenured mayor

    HUNTERS HOLLOW - The longest-tenured elected official in Bullitt County has resigned.

    Linda Parker officially stepped away from her duties as Hunters Hollow mayor during the city’s December business meeting.

    Parker became mayor of Bullitt’s smallest municipality in 1988, leaving office on Jan. 1 after 30 years of service to her community.

  • Officials write letter for Bogard stoplight

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — If the state transportation cabinet has no plans to install a traffic signal, it might as well take back the new turn lanes being installed on Highway 44 at Bogard Lane.

    That’s the viewpoint of John Todd, who faces the daily battles to get from Bogard Lane onto Highway 44.

    Those using Bogard Lane and Lloyd Lane have been upset since state officials announced that the traffic signal is not a certainty. It will take another study following the installation of the left turn lanes to determine is the signal is warranted.