Today's News

  • Thunderstruck! Chargers roll big Monday

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - There will be plenty of better opponents down the road, but the Bullitt East Chargers got the 2010-11 season off to an impressive start on Monday with a 107-49 victory over visiting Shawnee.

  • Thanksgiving Helpers

     It is a Thanksgiving tradition at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and the First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville.

    Volunteers at both churches arrive early to prepare over 700 meals for others on the Thanksgiving holiday.

    The churches rely upon members, as well as community groups, such as the Boy Scouts, to help cook, prepare and deliver the meals around the community.

  • Woman pleads guilty to acts against boys in baseball league

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A woman charged with inappropriate sexual contact with minor boys associated with a local baseball program entered a guilty plea on Tuesday.

  • Civil service hearing back on case after 9-month wait

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Nine months after the last deliberations were held, Michael Schroader is still out of a job as operator of the Shepherdsville sewage treatment plant.

  • Watkins ends recount; Knox elected jailer

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The 2010 general election in Bullitt County can finally be put in the books as being official.

  • Ozzie Maraman honored for service to LJES

       LEBANON JUNCTION - The Lebanon Junction Elementary community hosted a retirement party for longtime custodian Billy "Ozzie" Maraman.

        Ozzie attended LJES as a student prior to his 29 years serving the school as custodian.

  • Again!! Mount Washington nabs another crown

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The beat goes on...and on...and on.

        The Mount Washington Lady Generals picked up another Girls’ Bullitt County Middle School Basketball Championship on Thursday, surviving a late run by the Zoneton Lady Timberwolves to win another title 31-28.

        Mount Washington head coach Christal Stallings is now on a first name basis with Tim Gonterman who has handed out the winner’s trophy for the past 16 seasons. All but two of those times he has presented the trophy to the Lady Generals.

  • Federal grant to help train teachers on new standards

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - There is one thing for sure about the education profession. You better be ready for change.

        When the state General Assembly wiped out the former testing procedures of the Kentucky Education Reform Act, Senate Bill 1 was approved.

        In that, the state department of education was given the assignment on how to move forward with improving the system across the commonwealth.

        This fall, the yet to be seen standards will begin in earnest.

  • Spainhours earn recognition for work with CASA

        LOUISVILLE - One member of the family knew that they would be the recipient of an award from a statewide organization. The other didn’t.

        But, the state Court Appointed Special Advocates honored a husband and wife team that has been instrumental in protecting children in the commonwealth.

        Elise Givhan Spainhour was selected by the organization as the Judge of the Year for CASA.

  • Artists put beautiful picture on underpass

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Drivers passing underneath the CSX Railroad overpass along Joe B. Hall Avenue will now see more than two stone walls with warning stripes.

        The Visual Artists of Bullitt County (VABC) transformed the overpass walls into two murals with works of art featuring the county.

        The VABC, in partnership with the Bullitt County Arts Council (BCAC), planned the project for three years, receiving approval from CSX.