Today's News

  • 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.

  • Shooting case won't go to grand jury

         SHEPHERDSVILLE--A Bullitt County district judge has ruled that there was not enough evidence to send a murder case to the grand jury in a 2014 death.

         Judge Rebecca Ward ruled on Monday that there was not enough evidence against Deandre Lewis McElroy, who was recently charged by the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office with the May 9, 2014 murder of Donesha McStotts.

         The charges were dismissed without prejudice, which means new charges can be brought at any time.

  • Ewell looking to improve skills at Greenville

    HEBRON ESTATES-- North Bullitt senior Ryan Ewell is not a basketball superstar, but he loves the game and he wasn't quite ready to step away from the game that he loves.
        That is why when Eagle teammate Ricky Dunnavan told his pal that he was going to sign with Greenville College in Greenville, Illinois, that the dream of continuing to play basketball resurfaced. Dunnavan mentioned Ewell to Greenville head coach George Baker and the coach made a phone call.

  • Spring post-season honors continue to roll in

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- The honors continue to roll in for area baseball and softball players after a successful spring campaign.
        Leading the news last week was the announcement that North Bullitt junior third baseman Logan Wyatt had been named to the All-State team by the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 14, 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.

  • Boyle excited at chance to lead school

      BROOKS - A long-time local instructional coach will have an opportunity to oversee all the instruction at Brooks Elementary.

    Melissa Boyle was selected by the Brooks Site-Based Decision Making Council as the school's newest principal, replacing Cheri Lineweaver.

    Boyle has spent her entire career in Bullitt County Public Schools as an instructional coach for Pleasant Grove and Cedar Grove Elementaries.

  • Lineweaver retires but looking for next mission

      BROOKS - The revolving door on the principal's office at Brooks Elementary has since been removed.

    Following a stretch of news principals each year for four years, Cheri Lineweaver brought stability to the position.

    In six years with the school she has overseen many changes, most notably to the new Brooks campus, which resulted in a larger student base.

    WIth the school stabilized, Lineweaver devised to refocus on her personal life, announcing her retirement at the end of the 2014-15 school year.