Today's News

  • 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.

  • Pow Wow to return to the county June 1-2

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After taking a hiatus last year, the Red Crow Indian Council will resume its annual Spirit of the Eagle Pow Wow on June 1-2.

         However, it will be done with a heavy heart.

         Linda Dishon, a long-time member of the council and organizer of the Pow Wow, recently passed away.

         Eddy Glascoe, president of the organization, said that it is a huge loss but that others in the council have stepped up to make sure the event will be held as planned.

  • ROADWORK: Week of May 27

     No interstate lane closures will be in place over Memorial Day weekend

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

  • Chargers shut out field to claim 24th crown

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It would take more than some rain and lightning to keep the Bullitt East Chargers from defending its 24th District baseball title on Wednesday.

         The thunder inside the Charger bats may not have been as loud and as long as head coach Jeff Bowles may have wanted. But the Chargers were good enough to turn back the Jeffersontown Chargers 5-0 to earn its first crown in the 24th District.

         Both teams will advance to the Sixth Region tournament, which opens play on Monday, May 27.