Today's News

  • 2011 All-Bullitt County Track and Field Championships

     HEBRON ESTATES - For only the second time this spring, Bullitt County track athletes will get to compete on home turf as the 2011 All-Bullitt County Track and Field Championships will be contested at North Bullitt on Wednesday.

  • North and East athletes show strength at OC

     BUCKNER - Competing Thursday in the Sundown Invitational at Oldham County High School, the North Bullitt and Bullitt East track programs ran into some of the top teams in the area in the final ‘big’ meet before the local teams focus on the All-Bullitt County Track and Field Championships and then the post-season.

  • BE tops softball; baseball ‘seeds’ still up for grabs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Scheduling for baseball and softball, even at it’s best is never easy.

  • Oldham teams pose challenge for Bullitt East

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Even though tennis is played on an asphalt surface, you can’t play in the rain.

  • ROADWORK UPDATE: Week of May 9

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of May 9:

    Bullitt County:

  • Sen. Hornback to serve as co-chair of Tobacco Committee

     Frankfort –State Senator Paul Hornback (R-Shelbyville) has been appointed by his colleagues to serve as Senate’s Co-Chair for the Tobacco Settlement Agreement Fund Oversight Committee.  The influential committee is empowered to review matters pertaining to the Agricultural Development Board, including requests to the board for grants and loans.  The Committee also oversees investments that will assist farmers and the administrative, financial, and programmatic activities of the board. 

  • Kaitlyn McKnight recognized by Stossel in the Classroom for her Essay

     Kaitlyn McKnight's essay American Identity on What's Great About America received an Honorable Mention by Stossel in the Classroom. The contest was sponsored by the Sandra and Lawrence Post Family Foundation.

         Kaitlyn was awarded a Certificate of Recognition and $50.

         "It's pretty cool," said the 16 year-old daughter of Kathy and Kenny McKnight.

  • BBB Warns: Don’t Fall for Osama Bin Laden Scams

     Scam artists stay on top of the news and regularly seek to exploit “the top stories of the day.” Today, BBB is warning consumers to watch out for a slew of cyber scams that have popped up in the past few days after Osama Bin Laden’s death.

    According to Kaspersky Labs, an Internet security firm, malicious Web sites and links have been proliferating on Google Images search, Facebook, and other social media sites.

  • Firefighters salvage Nichols home

     NICHOLS - Firefighters saved most of a western Bullitt County residence after a garage fire caused damages.

    Nichols Fire units responded to a house fire at the 10200 block of Highway 44 West about 11 a.m. Wednesday morning.

    NFD Chief W.D. Coy said the fire likely started in a garage area of the house near a riding mower.

    Firefighters had control within about 20 minutes. Coy said the garage and a nearby kitchen received heavier damage, while the rest of the house experienced heavy smoke.

  • Controlled release from Taylorsville Lake; Salt River to crest again

    Shepherdsville – Bullitt County Emergency Management has been notified that the Corps of Engineers began a controlled release from Taylorsville Lake Tuesday afternoon.

    Emergency Management officials expected the Salt River in Shepherdsville to begin rising Tuesday and continue to rise throughout the night.

    The Corps of Engineers has assured Bullitt County Emergency Management that the river will not rise any higher than it did last week.