Today's News

  • Back to Back to Back National Champions

     MOUNT WASHINGTON-- For some Eastside cheerleaders, winning is all they know.

    For all three years of their middle school careers, they’ve earned the top spot in the country and will again represent the United States in the second annual International Cheer Union (ICU) Junior World Championships in April.

    “It was kind of unbelievable,” eighth grader Alex Contreras said of the win. “We worked so hard all year and then we just did our very best. That was probably our best performance there. It was really great.”

  • Program helps addicts return to life

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—The road to recovery is a long one that many former addicts will tell you they couldn’t have walked alone.

    Three recent graduates of the Families Moving Beyond Abuse (FMBA) program are among those who relied on the love and support of others to get them clean. However, it was belief in themselves that got them where they are today.

    “You have to learn to be the person you deserve to be,” graduate Samantha Morgan said. “It’s a road of isolations and loneliness.”

  • BCPS on 2 hour delay

    Bullitt County Public Schools are on a two-hour delay for Monday, March 12, 2018 due to snow. For more information, visit bullittschools.org.

  • Shepherdsville man indicted for allegedly soliciting sex from children

     FRANKFORT – Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Department of Criminal Investigations Cyber Crimes Unit today announced the arrest and indictment of a 57-year-old Shepherdsville man for allegedly soliciting sex from children. 

    Beshear’s office arrested John Marvin Nix March 5 from his home in Shepherdsville on a 15-count indictment issued by Franklin Circuit Court Feb. 27. 

  • American Automobile Association: With time change, pay attention driving or walking

      Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 11, when most U.S. states will spring forward an hour.

    With the change comes a change in when the sun rises and sets, and that can affect drivers and pedestrians.

    Across the nation, pedestrian deaths have increased— and that’s why AAA East Central urges all adults to pay attention while driving or walking outdoors as everyone adjusts to the time change. 

  • BBB Hot Topics: March 2018

     Take a look at BBB’s hot topics for March 2018!

  • DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME: Spring forward one hour

     This weekend is the first Daylight Saving Time weekend of the year.

  • Bullitt educators to speak at technology seminar

     The annual Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KySTE) features a variety of speakers including several district experts.

    In addition to the clinics, one library media specialist will accept a grant to advance further enhance technology for students.

    This year’s KySTE Conference is March 7-9 at the Galt House in Louisville. Technology Integration Specialists Keith Barnes, Danita Cobble, Amy Cuenca, Christie Turbeville and Susan Vincentz host several sessions:

  • Saying Goodbye

     The community lost a couple of giants recently.

    You couldn’t have a better name as sheriff than Shot Dooley.

    One of my first interviews was with Shot, who due to a change in the state Constitution, was allowed to run for re-election as sheriff.

    He would serve four terms and then go on  to serve on the Mount Washington City Council.

    He was one of those bigger than life kind of guys.

    His biggest fault was that he wanted to  help everyone  and didn’t want to disappoint anyone.

  • California service to pay $11 million for false claims allegations

    LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman, acting on behalf of the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services, the TRICARE Program, and the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB) today announced a $10,635,615.90 settlement with Natera, Inc., to resolve claims that Natera improperly billed federal healthcare programs for Natera’s non-invasive prenatal test known as Panorama®. Natera has also agreed to pay an additional $756,183 to a number of state Medicaid programs.