Today's News

  • Unmarked EMA vehicles will now be identified with county decal

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Dealing with concerns over operations of the Bullitt County Emergency Services were quickly addressed by a new committee set up by Bullitt Fiscal Court.
        As a result, look for three take-home vehicles operated by Emergency Management Services and Emergency Medical Services to be clearly marked.
        Despite some concerns of director Mike Phillips, magistrate and committee member Ruthie Ashbaugh's concerns over the lack of markings won out.

  • MW looking at new uses for city annex

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The council chamber of the Mount Washington City Hall Annex Building, which serves as the official meeting place for City Council, may soon double as a reception hall if the council decides to rent it out.
        During their last regular meeting, city officials discussed the possibility after receiving inquiries from local residents who expressed interested in renting the space for events.
        Councilman Greg Gentry said he would have no problem with it as long as there were no liability issues.

  • Hillview considers three sanitation bids

        HILLVIEW - Garbage customers in the city of Hillview could have a new hauler starting in May.
        Or they may have the same company.
        The Hillview City Council opened bids for a two- and four-year sanitation contract but wanted some time to study the proposals before making a decision.
        With the current contract with Waste Management set to expire at the end of April, the council will hold a special meeting on Monday, March 26, at 6 p.m.

  • Ability to pay debt concern to council

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The city of Shepherdsville has been able to borrow funds to make keep the municipality afloat.
        But, at some time, it will have to pay the piper.
        Councilman Bernie Brown wants to make sure the city has the money and is placing funds in a reserve account as required by its bond ordinance.
        "We can't just hope," Brown said when told by city officials that they didn't know if the funds for the first bond payment could be made on June 1.

  • BC's Helm and NB's Kinnaird compete in state singles

        LOUISVILLE - The first high school state bowling tournament under the sponsorship of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association included a pair of Bullitt Countians on Friday in the girls' singles competition.
        Unfortunately for Bullitt Central's Megan Helm and North Bullitt's Kaitlyn Kinnaird, a pair seniors, the trip was a short one as they competed in less than 90 minutes at Executive Strike and Spare in Louisville.

  • Joiner is signed and sealed to play football at Pikeville

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Sensing that something big was being built in the Kentucky mountains, Bullitt Central senior James Joiner recently decided that his football career would continue at Pikeville University.
        The Bears went 4-6 last season, but seem to have the makings of a bigger and better team in the future.

  • BC's Freeman decides on football at Lindsey Wilson

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - After not playing football as a sophomore and junior at Bullitt Central, Tanner Freeman might not have been the first candidate to receive aide to play football at the college level.
        But Freeman does have something that college coaches always want - size. At 6-4 and 265 pounds, Freeman was a powerful force during his senior season playing for the Cougars.

  • Lady Eagles come up short of lofty state goals

        LOUISVILLE - The North Bullitt Lady Eagles had just one goal at the state of the 2012 Ebonite/KHSAA State Bowling Tournament - win the second state title in the program's history and the first since the sport became sanctioned by the KHSAA this season.
        Coach Sam Druen's program seemed on the right course as they rolled past Boone County in the first round of the 16-team bracket event and they seemingly got a break when 15th-seeded Male stunned second-seeded Scott County in the first round.

  • Hillview cruiser involved in non-injury accident

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Friday rains led to slippery roads and an accident at a dangerous intersection involving a police cruiser.

    The two-car accident involved a Hillview unit returning to the city from a transport to the Bullitt County Detention Center.

    The accident occurred around 3 p.m. Friday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 61 and Highway 1020 Friday afternoon.

    Bullitt County Deputy Sheriff Charlie Mann said the cruiser, a 2004 Ford Crown Victoria, was headed northbound on 61 when another vehicle made a sudden stop in front if it.

  • Greer: House to study Senate budget revisions

     The pace of the General Assembly picked up considerably this week as legislators considered a flurry of legislation.