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Today's News

  • Flood advisory through Monday; Roadways closed

    The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a flood advisory for Bullitt County through Monday evening.

    Heavy amounts of rain have fallen in the area beginning on Friday. Rain was expected to cintinue through the evening Sunday and again intermittently throught the day Monday into the evening.

    With torrential rains across the region and rising storm water covering or blocking routes all over the commonwealth, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has issued several road closings.

  • The Faces of Homelessness: Individuals tell of survival to overcome

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – They look like anyone else, they could be anyone else, but their lives took turns that led them along a different path.

    Three Bullitt Countians survived homelessness, maintaining better lives with help from the Shepherd’s Shelter Samaritan Program.

    The Shepherd’s Shelter, Inc., is a faith-based non-profit housing initiative with a mission to prevent and end homelessness in Bullitt County. The organization offers food and shelter along with supportive services and stabilization planning toward regaining self-sufficiency.

  • Computer glitch causes headaches for schools, police

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A computer glitch caused many of Bullitt County Public Schools' computers to shut down Wednesday morning.

    However, the virus that caused the issue was technically not a virus at all.

    At about 10:45 a.m. schools reported major computer issues, with many individual computers shutting down on their own.

    BCPS technology director Jim Jackson said the event, which was experienced nationwide, was a virus definition file released into an antivirus system.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: APRIL 2010

    BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR OF EVENTS: APRIL 2010

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    HOLIDAYS:

    4:

    EASTER SUNDAY

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    DISTRICT WIDE EVENTS:

    1:

    Technology PD at Roby Elementary, 4-6pm

    Intermediate Guided Literacy Teacher Academy at Central Office, 4:15pm

    North Area Music Festival at North Bullitt Gym, 6:30pm

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Apr. 26

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of Apr. 26:

    Bullitt County:

    Interstate 65: Lane closures and delays are possible in both directions between the KY 61 underpass and the Bullitt/Jefferson County line (mile points 118.5 and 123.1) for roadway striping. Mobile striping operation will be utilized during daytime hours.

  • Neat, Lee, Hagan, and Glazer 2010 Season Opener Winners at Bluegrass Speedway

    BARDSTOWN - Bluegrass Speedway officially began its 16th season of dirt track racing on Saturday evening and 2010 Season Opener feature event winners would include Dustin Neat of Dunnville, KY in 44 Auto Mart Super Late Models, Benji Lee of Loretto, KY in UMP Modifieds, Pat Hagan of New Haven, KY in WBRT 1320-AM UMP Sportsman, and Timmy Glazer of Bardstown, KY in UMP Street Stocks.

  • HOLIDAYS: APRIL 2010

    APRIL 2010

    MONTH:

    African-American Women's Fitness

    Alcohol Awareness

    Autism Awareness

    Cancer Control

    Car Care

    Card and Letter Writing

    Celebrate Diversity

    Cesarean Awareness

    Child Abuse Prevention

    Community Spirit Days

    Counseling Awareness

    Couple Appreciation

    Customer Loyalty

    Decorating

    Donate Life

    Emotional Overeating Awareness

    Facial Protection

    Foot Health Awareness

    Fresh Florida Tomato

    Frog

  • COYLE'S CORNER
  • Board begins talks about county pools

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The board overseeing the county’s parks and recreation department appears to be reborn.

        Bullitt Fiscal Court members agreed to re-establishing a committee to potentially oversee maintenance of county pools.

        County attorney Walt Sholar shared research showing the creation of a county Parks and Recreation board first established in 1971.

        Research showed the last board meeting taking place in 1997.

  • Thacker, Troutman invited to All-Star try-out

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - For Bullitt East basketball standout Kayla Thacker, the news was expected.

        At the same moment, the invitation to participate in the try-outs for the Kentucky All-Stars was a big surprise for fellow senior Jade Troutman.

        Bottom line is that it was good news for both girls.