Today's News

  • National program getting dads into schools

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Several school districts in Kentucky, including Bullitt County Public Schools, have recently raised the dropout age from 16 to 18 in order to keep students in school and help them graduate. 

  • Kindergarten to get year started right with kickoff

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the Kindergarten Kickoff, it’s the fourth down and many goals to go for local students.

  • Blue Lick’s U-18 squad comes up short of repeating

     OKOLONA – Defending a championship is always difficult. No matter the sport or no matter the feat, repeating is tough.

  • Temporary closure of KY 434 in Bullitt County

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that work is beginning this week to replace a culvert underneath KY 434 in Bullitt County.  Contract crews will be replacing a culvert underneath this roadway in Lebanon Junction.

    KY 434 (Main Street) will be closed between Church Street and Wall Street (mile points 1.52 and 1.69) beginning Monday, July 22.  This closure is scheduled from 9:00 a.m. on July 22 until 9:00 a.m. on Monday, July 29.

  • Honor guard would ensure recognition of fallen heroes

     HILLVIEW - The recent death of Bardstown Police Ofc. Jason Ellis affected all law enforcement officials.

    With the event taking place so close to home, Hillview Police Ofc. Chuck McWhirter ran through a gamut of emotions. Then he decided to pursue something he had first introduced in the county two years ago.

    McWhirter hopes to help establish a Bullitt County Color Guard, comprised of all county police agencies, for various police-related services and countywide functions.

  • Commission to honor Barnes with naming of outdoor reception area

     It’s been about 13 years since the dedication of Paroquet Springs Conference Centre. On July 17 Bill Barnes will get to see the fruits of his labor with the ribbon cutting of Barnes Courtyard.

    Barnes, owner of the Best Western, was always a big supporter of building the conference center from the beginning when the site was still a truck stop, said Tourism Director Troy Beam.

  • Annual Kindergarteners Rock Event to take place July 18

     The first day of the 2013-2014 school year for students is Wednesday, August 7th.

         Children attending kindergarten and their parents get a preview on Thursday, July 18th during the district’s annual Kindergarteners Rock event from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

         The free event is sponsored by the Bullitt County Public Schools Family Resource Centers.

  • MW U-8 Red All-Stars win another district title

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – There are no ‘perfect’ games in U-8 Machine Pitch Baseball, but if there was, the Mount Washington Red All-Stars could have claimed the designation on Tuesday after rolling past St. Matthews 8-0 in the Championship Game of the District xx Tournament that the team was hosting.

  • Blast Dash was a wet one

    The Bullitt County Family YMCA sponsored the July 4 Bullitt Blast Dash on the morning of the big holiday event.

    Despite the rain, the run and walk drew dozens of participants who sloshed their way from Paroquet Springs Conference Centre to the city park and back.

  • Homearama has two sites in Jefferson Co. open through July 28

    Louisville, KY., July 9, 2013 – Homearama 2013 begins this weekend on Saturday, July 13th at Locust Creek and Rock Springs.  This year’s show features 18 homes at the two sites. Homearama is presented by Kroger and LG&E and sponsored by River City Bank and RiverCity Flooring.