Today's News

  • City OKs budget after lot of talks, changes

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - It took several meetings. It took extra meetings. And it still wasn’t unanimous. But the city of Shepherdsville officially has a budget.

    The city council approved the 2015-16 fiscal year budget, which begins on July 1, by a 4-2 vote.

    Council members were more or less satisfied with the second reading of the budget version presented by city attorney Joe Wantland, with a few reservations.

  • Store brings things that are truly New to You

     HILLVIEW - Bullitt County’s newest consignment shop hopes to offer something new to you.

    Located at the Maryville Shopper, New To You Consignment Boutique officially opened for business in April.

    Owner Ginny Lehman said the boutique specialized in upscale consignment at its best. Store items include clothes, purses and shoes, as well as small household items and small furniture pieces.

    Lehman grew up in the Hillview area, and is opening her first store in the city. 

  • Girls’ hoops camps at BC and NB

     Fun was the name of the game last week as both the Bullitt Central and North Bullitt girls’ basketball programs conducted summer camps for some of their future players.

    There was plenty of fundamental work that got done as the young players worked with both the coaching staffs as well as learning from some of the varsity team members about what it takes to become a high school basketball player. 

  • Cards tough loss ended Alphin’s run

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It wasn’t exactly the way that Brandon Alphin thought his career would unfold as a baseball player at the University of Louisville, but the Cardinal senior from Mount Washington and Bullitt East High School had a memorable five years with the Cardinals.

    Unfortunately, Alphin suffered a serious arm injury early in his career in coach Dan McDonald’s program and had Tommy John surgery. That led to one full year out of baseball before he returned to the team and pitched sparingly over the past two seasons.

  • Louisville man sentenced for prostitution transport

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A Jefferson County, Kentucky, man was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell to 51 months in prison for transporting adult females, with the intent that they engage in prostitution, announced Acting U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Physician charged with conspiracy, fraud, laundering

      BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Acting U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the indictment of former Warren County, Kentucky, physician Charles Fred Gott on charges of conspiracy to distribute and dispense controlled substances during the course of his professional practice that were not for a legitimate medical purpose, health care fraud, and money laundering.

  • Third time charm for Erica Holder

      BERNHEIM - The third time really was a charm for Erica Holder on Monday night as she was crowned the 2015 Miss Bullitt County Fair on the opening night of the week long festival.

    Competing in the summer event each of the two previous years, Holder gained experience and maturity that she carried into play against four other competitors, impressing the four judges to earn the crown from 2014 Miss Bullitt County Fair Joanna Whitener.

  • Hillview will approve budget at tonight's meeting

      HILLVIEW - Despite past issues with trucking companies, the city of Hillview may see a new company take up residence at the old Brooks Elementary location.

    Summit Trucking LLC, currently based in Clarksville, Indiana, is considering purchasing the property as a new location on the south side of the Ohio River, to help avoid additional tolls implemented by the future I-65 bridge.

  • Dobson overcomes many obstacles to earn his high school diploma

    Every year at high school graduation time, there are stories of students who must overcome significant obstacles to earn that coveted piece of paper.

    Meet Jordan Dodson of Bullitt Alternative Center. Less than one year ago, Jordan was an unhappy adolescent leading a lift going nowhere.

    Thanks to the Bullitt Alternative Centerm he will now graduate with a high school diploma June 6th.

    "I am excited that I now have a future to look forward to," he said.

  • Dunnavan takes shooting touch to Panthers

    HEBRON ESTATES--The recruiting process turned out to be pretty simple for North Bullitt standout Ricky Dunnavan as he quickly found the right landing spot with Greenville College in Greenville, Illinois.

    The four year school is an NCAA Division III program that plays in the St. Louis Area Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, the same conference as Spalding University in Louisville.

    In fact, the only other school that Dunnavan considered was Spalding.