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Today's News

  • BBB Warns Consumers of Medical Alert System Scam

     BBB is receiving calls from local consumers who say they are annoyed after receiving automated calls promising them a free medical alert system.

    The system is supposed to help protect seniors in the event of break-ins or medical emergencies.

    The scam has put groups across the U.S. on alert. The automated “robo-call” comes from a company identifying itself as “Emergency Medical Alert Systems,” “Senior Safety Alert,” “Senior Emergency Care,” “Senior Safe Alert,” or something similar.

  • KSP looking for clues in death of officer

     BARDSTOWN - The Kentucky State Police is calling upon the public to assist in the investigation of the shooting death of Bardstown police officer Jason Ellis.

  • Mercy nips Bullitt East 4-3 in 12 classic innings

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Not even Mother Nature could stop a classic high school softball game.

    A 70-minute rain delay in the top of the third inning just let the focus become more intense in the championship game of the 24th District Tournament between defending state champion Mercy and Bullitt East.

  • BC can't figure out Trojan pitching

     OKOLONA – The defense was nearly perfect. The pitching was stellar.

    Unfortunately for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars on Tuesday in the championship game of the 24th District Softball Tournament, the bats were left somewhere out in the cold.

    Bullitt Central had very little offense for the big game. Still, it took nine innings before the Southern Lady Trojans scored a run to pull out a 2-1 victory.

  • Valley View will not be site of bridge

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It was unexpected music to the ears of residents along Valley View Drive.

         The cards and letters sent to state highway officials the past few months with concerns over the possible location of a bridge over Salt River next to their homes must have worked.

         Matt Bullock, chief engineer for District Five of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, announced during the most recent fiscal court meeting that the bridge would not cross Salt River in the area of Heritage Hills Subdivision.

  • Boys just want to have "too much" fun
  • Gatton academy, North Bullitt student graduates

    While most graduates will only be participating in one commencement this May, Erica Johnson will be in two.

    She graduated from The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky earlier in May and she walked with North Bullitt High graduates this past weekend.

    The academy is located on the main campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green. The school was designed to give high school juniors and seniors a jump start on college. Most graduates complete more than 60 hours of college credit while attending the school. 

  • It happened in May...

     Compiled by Charles Hartley

    In this column we will look back 15, 30, 60, and 90 years to capture glimpses of what was happening in Bullitt County in each of these years. Today we will focus on the month of May.

    1998 - 15 Years Ago.

    Forest Ranger Sammy Allen, an ‘81 Bullitt Central graduate, was honored with an “outstanding employee award” by the Kentucky Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet after his first year on the job.

  • Tasting party to benefit YMCA program scholarships

     Looking for a night free from cooking? Ever wondered what Bullit County might taste like? Then come on by the first annual "Taste of Bullit County" June 7 to taste some of the local wares from restaurants such as Country Cupboard and Cedar Grove Coffee House.

    The event will be hosted by the Bullit County YMCA and will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. at the New River's Edge Reception and Event Hall.

    The hall is located at 416 S. Buckman St. where the old Ridgemont Furniture Galleries store was.

  • Red ambulance to bring attention to dangers of cardiac arrest

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County EMS is seeing red; soon the rest of the county will see as well.

    A first look was provided during an official dedication ceremony for the new Cardiac Awareness Ambulance at the EMS headquarters on Saltwell Drive,

    The official working ambulance is the second on the Bullitt County EMS roster to contain a special awareness color. In 2011 EMS presented their pink ambulance to raise breast cancer awareness.