Today's News

  • Halloween Fun

     It was a standing room only crowd that came to the seventh annual Halloween Bash at Elmcroft Mount Washington. There was a haunted house, a chili cook-off, costume contest, face painting, games and lots of candy.

  • Rhonda Walls promoted by U.S. Air Force

    Rhonda Walls has been promoted to the rank of chief master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force.

    Walls is currently serving as the 88th Force Support Squadron superintendent at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio.

    She has served in the military for 21 years.

    Walls is the daughter of Fred and Joyce Walls of Lebanon Junction and the wife of Michael Smith of Fairborn, Ohio.

    She is a 1992 graduate of Bullitt Central High School and earned her bachelor’s degree in 2012 from Southern Illinois University.

  • YMCA Adult Hoops League

    Registration is now underway for the YMCA Men’s Basketball league.

    Limited spaces available with the final deadline Nov. 30.

    Games will be played at Bernheim and Zoneton Middle Schools.

    The fee is $500 per team.

    The first game will be on Sunday, Dec. 13.

    For more information, contact the Bullitt County YMCA at 955-6433.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning November 22, 2015

     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.


  • Fellowship of Concern started local work

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - As Bullitt County prepares for the closing of The Shepherd’s Shelter and sees other organizations stepping up to fill the void, one helpful organization continues to stand the test of time and help others in need.

    The Fellowship of Concern consists of representatives from area churches working together to assist others. The program has worked in the local community for 50 years.

    Bill Hardy, CEO and chairman of the Board with The Peoples Bank of Bullitt County, has served at the FOC’s treasurer since the first meeting.

  • Fall signing period was hectic locally

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Five signings with NCAA Division I and II programs in the early signing period that ended last Wednesday.

    That speaks loudly for Bullitt County athletics and the strong athletes that the county is now producing. I can never remember five Bullitt Countians making it all official in one early signing period. That’s great.

    It was hectic, but hectic is good.

  • Wilson signs with USI

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – Perhaps the state’s fastest baseball player, Bullitt East senior Garrett Wilson, didn’t take long to decide that following the Charger pipeline to Southern Indiana University was in his best interests.

    On Wednesday, Wilson capped the final day of the Fall Signing Period for NCAA Division I and II programs by putting his signature on a national letter-of-intent to play for head coach Tracy Archuleta and the Screaming Eagles.

  • Maros joins USI softball

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – Speed kills and Bullitt East senior Shelby Maros has a lot of speed.

    That is what made her so special to Southern Indiana University softball coach Sue Kunkle.

    Last Monday, Maros cemented the relationship, signing an NCAA Division II national-letter-of-intent to play for the Lady Screaming Eagles starting in the fall of 2016.

    The decision didn’t seem that difficult to Maros.

  • Hardin, Grayson bank robbers sentenced

      LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Hardin County, Kentucky, man and a Grayson County, Kentucky, man were sentenced today by Senior Judge Charles R. Simpson III, to multiple years in prison for their roles in the December 23, 2014 robbery of the Westport Bank in Glendale, Kentucky announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Operation R.A.I.D. designed to save lives during holiday season

     FRANKFORT  With fatalities on Kentucky’s roadways up compared to last year’s statistics, the Kentucky State Police are implementing Operation R.A.I.D. (Remove Aggressive, Impaired and Distracted drivers from Kentucky Roadways) in an effort to save lives and reduce injury-related crashes during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season.

    Through November 19 of 2014, 585 lives were lost on Kentucky’s highways. For the same time period in 2015, 652 people were killed.