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Today's News

  • Welcome to Bullitt County

     This is a week in which the Kentuckiana area can show off to its thousands of visitors who are in town for the annual Kentucky Derby.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: May 2012

      The Bullitt County Public Schools calendar for the month of May 2012. For more information call your school or 869-8000.

    HOLIDAYS

    5

    KENTUCKY DERBY – SATURDAY

    13

    MOTHERS DAY - SUNDAY 

  • Hit and run still under investigation

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – A five-vehicle hit and run accident on Highway 44 left a Shepherdsville woman critically injured and a Louisville man and two juveniles hospitalized the afternoon of Sunday, April 22.

    Sgt. Charlie Mann of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department said emergency personnel arrived on the scene of the accident at 4059 Highway 44 East around 5:30 p.m.

    The sheriff’s department believes the vehicle at fault for the multiple-vehicle crash is a white Ford Ranger, according to eyewitness accounts.

  • Clements appointed magistrate

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A well-known business man and community leader will take his seat officially on Bullitt Fiscal Court for the first Tuesday morning.
     Gov. Steve Beshear appointed Rick Clements as magistrate of Second District. He fills the seat vacated when first-term magistrate Dan Kelty resigned to take a position with the Mount Washington Police Department.

  • Track takes center stage Monday at BE

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - The All-Bullitt County Track and Field Championships have often showcased the best that the county has to offer in terms of athletes.
     When Bullitt Central and North Bullitt converge on Bullitt East on Monday for the 2012 edition of the big show, we could very well have the best collection of local talent ever together on one day within the county.

  • Schnellenberger takes shooting touch to Berea

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - One of the best shooters in the state will be firing up long shots for the next four years at Berea College.
     Last week, Bullitt Central senior Ryan Schnellenberger made it all official when he signed with the Mountaineers, a team that posted a 10-18 mark during the regular season this past winter under head coach John Hemenway.
     For the 6-3 Schnellenberger, Berea was the option that he could just not turn down.

  • Pruitt is a big addition to Lindsey Wilson's program

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Bullitt East senior football standout Logan Pruitt doesn't like to be idle.
     With that in mind, the Charger senior booked his plans for the next four years recently when he signed to play football for Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Kentucky.
     Actually, Pruitt signed with the Blue Raiders back in February, but just recently held a public ceremony at Bullitt East.

  • Judicial center still making news

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While the Bullitt County Judicial Center has been opened for several years, the litigation surrounding its long-term construction process continues.
     Bullitt Fiscal Court agreed to allow a $575,000 settlement from the firm representing Architecture Plus and Construction Management.
     The state Administrative Office of the Courts was seeking damages on $1.1 million.
     County attorney Monica Robinson said the project development board actually sued the companies.

  • ROADWORK: Week of April 30

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of April 30:

    Bullitt County:

    Routine maintenance

    Jefferson County:

  • CSX rewards men who came forward with accident info

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Last June, a train derailment in northern Bullitt County caused several carrier cars to derail, damaging new Ford vehicles in transit on the CSX line.
     But, quickly, a pair of individuals came forward to help railroad and sheriff's investigators pin down the cause of the derailment.
     On Wednesday, CSX officials joined with members of the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department to honor and reward Dennis Wheat and Harold McLaughlin.