Today's News

  • BC wins Nelson County Invitational

     BARDSTOWN – It’s not often that a team can claim the championship trophy of a holiday tournament before the final night of action begins.

  • BE sweeps South Carolina

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers rank among the top teams in Kentucky this season, but they might well be the best team in South Carolina.

  • 2013...A year in review

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The past 12 months would not be remembered for any major disasters.

    There probably weren’t earth-shaking events that you might remember.

    But, as we take a look back at some of the news events that occurred in Bullitt County the past year, you will probably agree that they were memorable for their own special reasons.

    In January, many were surprised - some pleasantly, some not - to find out that the city of Shepherdsville had come out of its economic hardships and would be able to give pay raises to its employees.

  • 2013 - The Year in Review

     As coaches are often fond of saying - ‘it was a good year, but it was not a great year.’

    It wasn’t until December that there was a KHSAA State Championship when Bullitt Central brought home the Co-Ed Cheerleading title.

    That makes five straight ‘years’ in which Bullitt County athletes have brought home a state title.

    There were a few runner-up finishes at the State Track and Field championships including two by junior Meghan Roby.

  • Reflection shows past year was good to county

     In compiling some of the highlights and lowlights of the past year, it is easy to see that Bullitt County had a pretty good year.

    Besides some bickering, it is evident that some major accomplishments were made.

    The school system achieved its best testing marks ever.

    The dream of having a college in the county got a much-needed kickstart as a new way to finance the actual building has started.

    The county has gotten the tag of being a community at work in progress.

  • Best of Paul Coyle: New Year's Day

     This week's Best of Coyle is a classic from New Year's Day 2009.

  • Enthusiasm key ingredient in board's selection of Schweiss as library leader

     He’s here. And ready to work. The library board recently announced the new director of Bullitt County Public Library system—Joe Schweiss.

    Schweiss replaces longtime director Randy Matlow about three months after his leave.

    Orginally from Holland, Mich., Schweiss is currently working at the director of the Henry County Public Library and will start in Bullitt County on Jan. 2.

    Library board director Pam Polston said they chose Schweiss as the new director because of his enthusiasm.

  • BOA reduces Amazon's parking spots

     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.

  • Social host will return in spring

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Discussions on whether adults who host parties for their underage children should be held responsible for any actions will return to Bullitt Fiscal Court.
    But that talk about the social host ordinance isn't expected to occur until late spring or early summer.
    Thrissie Dohn, a member of the Partners in Prevention group in Bullitt County, attempted last fall to get Bullitt Fiscal Court to accept the ordinance.
    However, there was never any formal vote by fiscal court.

  • 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.