Today's News

  • Variances OK'd for growth in industrial parks

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- As walls are going up on several light industrial properties, the Bullitt County Board of Adjustment recently dealt with a couple of variance requests.
    Variances were sought for a pair of light industrial properties -- one built and the other under construction.
    Amazon sought one variance to reduce the size of parking spaces and another to increase the number of spaces.
    Keith Holtz of QK4 said the existing building on Cedar Grove Road next to the Zappos.com/Amazon facility was built in 2007.

  • Bullitt East Classic displays array of talent

    MOUNT WASHINGTON Ð ItÕs going to be a wide-open season amongst the top girlsÕ teams in the Jefferson County area this season and that was certainly on display in the Vision First/Schmid Funeral Home Bullitt East Classic the weekend before Christmas.

    The championship game on Monday went down to the wire before BallardÕs Brandy Ray dribbled nearly the length of the floor in the final :05.5 and then hit a short jumper from the free throw line as the Lady Bruins beat Bullitt East 52-50.

  • Eagles see mixed results before holiday tourney

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- In the final tune-up for both teams before each entered holiday tournament play, North Bullitt traveled to Dixie Highway for a doubleheader with Sixth Region rival Holy Cross and the green and gold came home with a split of the two games.
    The North Bullitt Lady Eagles remained undefeated on the Friday before Christmas with a 70-59 decision over the Lady Cougars.

  • Bullitt East falls short from the final in tourney

    MOUNT WASHINGTON Ð The Bullitt East Chargers have already proven that they can handle success this season, but they showed veteran head coach Bob Blackburn that they can also handle some adversity in the first of two holiday tournaments the squad will take part in over a ten-day period.

  • Stacked schedule proves to be too much for Cougars

    SHEPHERDSVILLE Ð Forced to play two games in one day after driving to Bowling Green for the Warren East Christmas Tournament proved to be just a little too much for the Bullitt Central Cougars on the weekend prior to Christmas.
    Still, it was a successful trip as the team bounced back two days later to claim third place in the eight-team event with a win over South Warren.

  • Beautification project still alive for Highway 245

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--The battle for beauty at the Highway 245 exit  and entrance ramps continued at December’s meeting for the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission Tuesday.

  • District studies transportation system

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- What's less fun than getting up at 4 a.m. to check road conditions?

  • Lebanon Junction hopes rezoning will bring more business to town

     LEBANON JUNCTION -- Local officials hope  hope Santa sends them some more business this Christmas.

    The Lebanon Junction City Council held a special meeting Wednesday for second reading of an ordinance to rezone 1.24 acres at 11980 South Preston Highway.

    The property was part of the old Knobview Golf Course, which went out of business.

    The rezoning would change the property from Residential to B-1 Highway Business.

    The change was recommended by the Bullitt County Planning and Zoning Commission.

  • St. Catharine nabs pair of softball players from NB

     HEBRON ESTATES – St. Catharine University softball coach Holly Smith killed two birds with one stone recently, when she signed North Bullitt softball standouts Elise Mills and Carly Benz on the same day.

    In fact, Smith and her assistant coaches have found the way to Bullitt County a number of times this year. A few weeks earlier, St. Catharine assistant coach Felicia Smith (the two coaches are not related) was in Mount Washington getting the signature of Bullitt East catcher Kelsey Gravens.

  • Working together throughout the year very important

     FRANKFORT - When you think of the Christmas season, what comes to mind?

    Perhaps going to your child’s holiday play at their school?

    Or fighting the crowds at your local mall to get the newest smart phone?

    For most of us, Christmas is a time to give thanks for what we have been given in the past 12 months, and share the goodwill with family and friends to remember why we celebrate Christmas every December.

    It’s also about the hope we have on Christmas and every day for the future of our nation and our Commonwealth.