Today's News

  • Shep. to add pair of officers for schools

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was a simple debate of increased student safety versus substantial and available funding.

    But a pink elephant at the Shepherdsville CIty Council meeting became a lengthy discussion resulting in the approval of two new student resource officers for the Shepherdsville Police Department.

    The approval came from a 3-3 tie vote by the council broken by mayor Scott Ellis.

    "I'm standing up for our employees and our children and I'm voting yes," he announced.

  • Music proves to be salvation for Austin Whitely

     SHEPHERDSVILLE--Even though he only started playing guitar at 14, Austin Whitely has always been an artist at heart. And it was gift that helped him battle through some of the darkest years of his life seven years ago.

    In 2007, Whitely’s brother, Dylan, died which led to his “downward spiral.” He dropped out of school, spent time in jail and overdosed on drugs 15 times.

  • Kelly believes experience would help on fiscal court

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- During his 32 years in Bullitt County, Tom Kelly has been involved in a number of local organizations.

  • Ellis looks to keep city's momentum going

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A few days into his first term as mayor of Shepherdsville, Scott Ellis may have been asking himself why he ever ran for the position.

  • Chargers sweep pair of games from BC

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – For all the success that Bullitt East basketball has had in recent years, they have not always played well on trips to Shepherdsville to play in the big house.

         Just four years ago, with a team that would win the Sixth Region title and reach the semi-finals of the state tournament, that team made the trip and needed a late miracle to win by a single point.

  • Charger Homecoming

    Charger Homecoming Court--Bullitt East seniors Taylor Blain and Evan Kerr were crowned the 2014 Bullitt East Charger Basketball Homecoming Queen and King during ceremonies on Thursday. Blain is the daughter of Jody and Gerald Blain while Kerr is the son of Lori and Bryan Kerr.

  • Lady Chargers stay hot in win

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers completed a sweep of their county rivals once again as they beat Bullitt Central 59-42 on Tuesday in the big house.

         Just a week earlier, Bullitt East had beaten North Bullitt 66-45 in Mount Washington.

         This was the only meeting of the regular season between the two programs.

  • Hillview, county looks to solve radio issue

     HILLVIEW -- There are few things that concern a law enforcement official more than knowing that you have no communication with the outside world.

  • City officials advise not to let kids play in Hunters Hollow ditches

    HUNTERS HOLLOW - "Please keep your children out of the ditches in the city."

    Those words were placed in a warning box on the main page of the Hunters Hollow city website.

    The city commission agreed to place a warning, for resident safety, to avoid problems caused by potential overflow, part of the reason the city has sued the Bullitt County Sanitation District.

    Over the past few years commissioners have discussed issues in relation to BCSD and ditches located within city limits.

  • Eagles stay red-hot as they win 12th straight

     HEBRON ESTATES -- For Brian Courtney, this has truly been a season of unexpected events.