Today's News

  • ROADWORK: Week of Nov. 14

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Nov. 14:


    KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road):  Construction delays possible between Interstate 65 and Cedar Grove Elementary School (mile points 1.0 and 2.0) due to roadway widening.


  • Out-of-state educators impressed with work done by MW Middle School

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - As a 2010 School to Watch, Mount Washington Middle School is regarded as one of the finest institutions of its kind in Kentucky.

    Hoping to get a glimpse of what has leant to MWMS’s success, educators from across the country visited the school last week while in Louisville for the 2011 National Middle School Association Conference.

    MWMS was among only eight schools in the Louisville area chosen for NMSAC site visits.

  • Belmont Baptist collecting items to make Christmas joy for kids

    LEBANON JUNCTION – With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season fast approaching it’s easy to forget those living in extreme poverty throughout the developing world, but as Rev. Dondie Johnson pointed out; it’s the perfect time to show them you care.

    An associate pastor at Belmont Baptist Church, Johnson serves at Bullitt County relay coordinator for Operation Christmas Child, an international faith-based initiative aimed at giving hope to the world’s poorest children.

  • Hunters Hollow finds the Price is right to fill board vacancy

                HUNTERS HOLLOW - It took a little time but the Hunters Hollow City Commission found a new member to come on down.

                The council approved the addition of city resident Phillip Price as its newest member, joining current members Ronnie Parker, Bonnie Israel and Thomas Cissell.

  • Comic book executive stresses literacy lessons

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It doesn't sound like much to say that folks making an economic impact on Bullitt County include Archibald Andrews, Betty Cooper, Veronica Lodge, Reggie Mantle and Forsythe Pendleton Jones III.

    It might sound more familiar if the latter's name was switched to Jughead.

    The historical Archie Comics became part of the county's history when the company moved its American printing orders to Publishers Press in July 2010.

  • Hillview may annex 300+ acres next to quarry

        HILLVIEW - Past requests for annexation and rezonings have never been easy for the Rogers Group, owner of Bullitt County Stone.
        But as the company seeks to have over 300 acres annexed into the Hillview corporate limits, one of its major opponents will no longer be in opposition.
        The Hillview City Council will decide at its Nov. 21 meeting whether to annex over 300 acres into its corporate limits.
        The property, owned by the Bates family, is being purchased by the Rogers Group.

  • Bullitt election figures mirror statewide results on Tuesday

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - With the exception of one race, Bullitt Countians followed suit in Tuesday's statewide elections.

  • BBB Issues Warning About Veterans’ Day Scams

     Some of the most cynical scams target service members, their families, and veterans, warns the Better Business Bureau. Veterans’ Day is a key opportunity for scammers who would target those who are serving or have served their nation, especially elderly vets.

    BBB Military Line provides free financial literacy and consumer protection services to the military community, as well as information on the latest scams, schemes, and ID theft tactics that threaten them. Among the scams to watch out for:

  • BBB Hot Topics: November 2011

      Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s November 2011 Hot Topics!

  • COYLE'S CORNER 11/09/11

    This week Paul Coyle lampoons the HVAC issues county officials are dealing with at the Bullitt County Courthouse.