Today's News

  • Razor’s Edge perfect place for owners to sharpen their skills as old-time barbers

     CEDAR GROVE - The scissors on this day were used on a big red ribbon.

    The Razor’s Edge Barber Shop hosted an official ribbon cutting to celebrate its grand opening. Co-owners Rob Vittitoe and Troy Fleming opened the shop’s doors on Aug. 27.

    Vittitoe, a Bullitt County native, grew up watching his grandmother and mother cut hair. He brings four years of professional experience to the shop.

    A construction worker for 18 years, Vittitoe decided upon a career change.

  • Chiropractor, assistant, charged with health care fraud

     LOUISVILLE - A Louisville chiropractor and his office assistant were charged by federal grand jury today with health care fraud, conspiracy to commit health care fraud, mail fraud, identity theft and obstruction of a criminal investigation for their roles in billing private insurance companies and government health care agencies with services that were never performed, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Poppell third; BE and BC runners to state

     LOUISVILLE – Cold and windy conditions made the going tough on Saturday at the Class 3-A, Region 3 Cross-Country Championships at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in eastern Jefferson County.

    Still, a number of Bullitt County runners fought through the conditions and advanced to the Kentucky State Cross-Country Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington on Saturday.

  • CITY RACES: Ellis wins re-election as Shepherdsville mayor

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Despite a flood of opinions over the recent release of flood elevation maps, mayor Scott Ellis has won a second term.

    Ellis defeated councilmember Faith Portman 1,347 to 1,105. Independent candidate Sherman Tinnell collected 707 votes.

    “I expected it to be a close race,” said Ellis. “You always worry.”

    He said having two other candidates was a concern, as was the finger-pointing which has occurred since the release of the FEMA flood maps.

  • STATE RACES: Belcher, Webber to represent county

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - She may not be Dorothy of the Wizard of Oz but Linda Belcher will gladly wear her red shoes as she makes another trip to Frankfort.

    In a hotly-contested race for the vacant seat in the 49th District for the state House of Representatives, Belcher will return to Frankfort for her third term.

    Belcher defeated Republican Mike Nemes by a count of 6,675-5,938.

    The race was spiced up by direct mail pieces and radio advertisements from political action committees.

  • Roberts gets 3rd term; Knox wins

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - There was a sense of relief on the face of Melanie Roberts.

    But, after a tough three-person battle, Roberts earned an unprecedented third term as Bullitt County Judge/Executive.

    Roberts collected 13,539 votes to 7,452 for Democratic nominee Tony Thompson and 2,787 collected by Depp Rasner, who ran as an Independent.

    She won all but one of the 49 precincts.

  • Forget '13', it was '3' that spooked Cougars on Friday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The third time was definitely not the charm on Friday for the Bullitt Central Cougars.

         Forced into overtime for the third time this season, all at home, the maroon and gray were beaten by South Oldham 49-42 in three overtimes in the final regular season game for both teams this season.

  • BE rallies in fourth for third straight victory

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – Breaking in a new starting quarterback on the final night of the regular season is never a good thing.

         Just ask Bullitt East head coach Darrell Vincent.

         With senior Pierce Kelly out for one game after getting injured the previous week in the win over Shelby County, the Chargers, who already lost Konner Polson for the season with a broken collarbone, inserted junior Matthew Snawder on Thursday night for a battle against Fairdale.

  • Mercy ends Lady Eagles' season

     VALLEY STATIION – Nobody likes to lose the final match of the regular season, especially when it comes on the big stage of a regional tournament.

         At times, the feelings are made worse if you are not competitive.

         However, for the North Bullitt volleyball program, the final match of the 2014 season will be one that they will never forget even if they did lose 25-6, 25-12, 25-3.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning November 3, 2014

    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.