Today's News

  • BE’s Duvall to miss junior season with tumor on knee

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East basketball standout Lindsey Duvall, who recently committed to the University of Kentucky, will miss her junior season this winter after having a tumor removed from just below her left knee.

    Duvall had surgery on Thursday in Louisville and went home that day. The bone tumor was diagnosed as chondroblastoma, a very rare form of cancer.

  • NB’s Logan Wyatt signs with U of L baseball

      HEBRON ESTATES – It was a dream come true for North Bullitt senior Logan Wyatt on Wednesday as he signed his national letter of intent to play baseball at the University of Louisville.

    A long-time Cardinal fan, the decision came easy back last summer when Louisville head coach Dan McDonnell presented the big third baseman with a scholarship proposal. Wyatt pretty much accepted on the spot.

  • Fern Creek pulls away late to beat Eagles

     FERN CREEK – North Bullitt’s turnaround, season-in-the-sun 2015 campaign came to an end on Friday as Fern Creek scored three times in the second half to beat the Eagles 28-7 in the second-round of the Class 5-A State Football Playoffs.

    The loss ended North Bullitt’s season at 9-3, an incredible reversal from the 1-10 mark the program posted in 2014.

    Against a very athletic Fern Creek team on Friday, the green and gold had opportunities early to seize momentum but an uneven offensive performance ultimately undid the Eagles.

  • Special salute by Legion Post 157

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The American Legion Post 157 in Shepherdsville presented a special Veterans Day tribute to honor all veterans.

    Chaplain J.R. Lewis presented the POW/MIA table setting, ceremoniously honoring prisoners of war and missing comrades. The Bullitt County Sheriffs Explorers presented the Colors.

    Post commander Dirk “Mac” McCoy made a special presentation to Marilyn Ogle and her husband, veteran Danny Ogle, with  a plaque representing the military medals and honors earned by Marilyn’s father, Allen Brock Jr.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning November 15, 2015

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.


    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.


  • Charge against mayor dismissed

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Even before he got to sift through thousands of e-mails, attorney John Cook said that Shepherdsville mayor Scott Ellis was innocent.

    Months after the indictment was handed down, the single misdemeanor charge of soliciting  prostitution was dismissed against Ellis.

    “He was pleased,” Cook said of Ellis upon learning of the agreement.

    Ellis faced a possible 90 days in the county jail, up to a $250 fine or both

  • Violations, $200,000 bill to fix, places BCHS pool in grave danger

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The busiest of the three public swimming pools in Bullitt County may be left high and dry when the season opens next May.

    Facing a repair bill of $200,000, county officials are now trying to find out how to pay for the work… or if the work should be done.

    June Daugherty, executive director of the Bullitt County Family YMCA, approached members of Bullitt Fiscal Court recently to discuss their plans for the pool sitting outside Bullitt Central High School.

  • Recommendation on MW apartment rezoning worth long wait for foes

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It took until the wee hours of the morning but opponents to a rezoning request off Highway 44 East got the answer they were hoping for.

    At the clock struck midnight as Thursday became Friday, the Bullitt County Planning Commission voted to send an unfavorable recommendation to allow a 120-unit apartment complex to be constructed near East Sanders Lane.

    The Mount Washington City Council will now have the final decision.

  • HOPE filling void for those seeking help

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - A group of dedicated Bullitt Countians wants everyone to know that when times are tough, there’s always hope.

    Helping Out People Everywhere (HOPE) in Bullitt County is a non-profit organization striving to meet the needs of homeless individuals and families in the area.

    “We’ve recently applied for a 501-c-3 tax-exempt grant,” said state Rep. Linda Belcher, who serves as a HOPE board member working with services.

  • Saluting Our Veterans - Overdale Elementary

     HILLVIEW - Bullitt County Public Schools have made great efforts in recent years to educate students and honor military veterans, especially on Veterans Day.

    Overdale Elementary is among the first of the schools to present an annual Veterans Day program, inviting all veterans and families to attend the celebration.

    Students presented the National Anthem and the Pledge of Allegiance as well as other military-related songs. Some students read thank you letters to the veterans.