Today's News

  • Former Louisville teacher sentenced for violating child exploitation laws

      LOUISVILLE – The former Louisville teacher and assistant football coach, previously employed by a parochial high school, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by United States District Judge David J. Hale, to 504 months in prison and a lifetime of supervised release, for violating child exploitation laws, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Sarah Hardin honored as PIP Partner of the Year

     Bullitt County Public Schools’ District Safe Schools Coordinator Sarah Hardin was named Partner of the Year by Partners in Prevention (PIP) during the organization’s annual Member Appreciation Luncheon.

    “I received a very-warm hearted speech from last year’s recipient, Megan Hatter, as she presented the award,” Hardin said. “I was very surprised as there are many hard-working members that contribute to the sustainability of the coalition.”

  • Big contests highlight week before boys’ LIT

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament will dominate the landscape next week, but there are a number of big games at the end of this week to keep your eye on including important district games.

    The biggest of the important games to end the week will be the first one when Bullitt East plays host to Fern Creek in a showdown between the two top-ranked teams in the Sixth Region.

  • Mat Time!

     The three Bullitt County wrestling teams have been busy over the first half of the season.

    The season opened with Bullitt East hosting an invitational meet and North Bullitt hosted a meet just before Christmas.

    Bullitt Central will host an invitational on Jan. 23 and the three teams will meet together on Jan. 27.

  • Drako becomes Hillview’s newest officer in its battle against drugs

      HILLVIEW - In its ongoing attempts to crack down on drug use within city limits, the Hillview Police Department has hired a new breed of law enforcement.

    Officer Drako von den Roten Vorbergen, a two-year-old German shepherd, was officially certified as a narcotics police service dog. He is now part of a Hillview Police Department K-9 unit along with his partner/owner, officer Elliott Clark.

    Drako becomes the city’s first K-9 unit since Fritz, who worked with various departments alongside officer James Benham.

  • City annexes property despite pleas from area; rezoning now in question

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The corporate boundaries for the city of Shepherdsville expanded by 131 acres off Chapeze Lane.

    However, an attorney representing residents in the community might advise them to not redraw their city maps just yet.

    By a 5-0 vote, the Shepherdsville City Council approved the annexation of property owned by George Miller and Miller Enterprises.

    The decision was made at a special meeting Monday morning.

  • A big second half lifts Lady Cougars to impressive win

      FRANKFORT – It has been a real roller-coaster season to this point for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars, but they ended a flurry of holiday games on Saturday with a 52-38 victory over Belfry in the Centria Metals/Penn Station Shootout at Franklin County High School.

    This game pretty much encompassed the first month of the season for the Lady Cougars. They were down in the first quarter, scoring just six points, but then outscored Belfry over each of the last three quarters to secure the win.

  • Lady Eagles end active holidays with injuries, loss

     FRANKFORT – With a patched together line-up that didn’t include the team’s two leading scorers, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles had a big job ahead of them on Saturday as they faced Lexington Lafayette in the second game of the Centria Metals/Penn Station Shootout at Franklin County High School.

    North Bullitt played hard with the short bench, but in the end it was more poor free throw shooting that cost the Lady Eagles as they dropped a 56-55 decision in overtime.

    Still, it would have been nice to have a full roster of players.

  • Holiday trips work out for both BE hoops teams

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – After playing major tournaments within Kentucky before Christmas, the two Bullitt East basketball teams went to warmer climates between the two holidays for eight-team tournaments.

    In Florida, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers continued their rapidly improving play with three more wins in a tournament in Fort Myers. The tourney title in the Queen of the Palms event gave the Lady Chargers wins in seven of the past eight games and the team now stands at 8-3 overall.

  • No lack of excitement as 2015 drew to a close

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The pace of events in the final six months of 2015 did not slow down in Bullitt County.

    Some of the players from the first part of the year remained in the news but some of the focus changed.


    From a more criminal look through June, economic development played a bigger role to finish out 2015.

    In July, Bullitt County was named by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce as having the highest percentage of job growth since 2009.