Today's News

  • Wines from county part of inauguration

    FRANKFORT - Bullitt County was featured as part of this year's traditional Kentucky Gubernatorial Inauguration festivities.

                Two local wines were selected among the three served during the official inauguration dinner honoring Gov. Steve Beshear.

                MillaNova Winery in Mt. Washington was honored with the selection of its Cabernet Savignon red wine, while Brooks Hill Winery was represented with its Vidal Blanc white wine.

  • ROADWORK: Week of Jan. 9

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

    Bullitt County:

    KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road):  Construction delays possible between Interstate 65 and Cedar Grove Elementary School (mile points 1.0 and 2.0) due to roadway widening.

    Jefferson County:

  • BE No. 2 for this week's boys' LIT

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt East Chargers earned the number two-seed for this week's Louisville Invitational Tournament at Bellarmine University's Knights Hall.
        With the high seed, Bullitt East will not start play in the 20-team event until Wednesday. The Chargers will battle the winner of Monday's Fairdale-Southern contest at 8:15 p.m.

  • Chargers put the clamps down on Iroquois...twice

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Playing a boy/girl doubleheader at home for the first time since Dec. 2, the Bullitt East basketball teams gave their fans plenty to smile about on Tuesday as the red and gold rolled to a sweep of Iroquois by lopsided scores.
        The boys played first on this night and Bullitt East bolted out of the gate and never looked back as they crushed a Raider team that game into the game with a winning record by a 77-40 score.

  • East's Young could miss rest of season

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt East Chargers got some bad news last week when it was learned that 6-6 junior Elliot Young will probably miss the rest of the season with a stress fracture in his back.
        The injury came up on the trip to Florida in the opening game and at that point it was thought that the injury was back spasms. Young then sat out the last three games of the Florida trip before returning home and seeing a doctor. It was then that the stress fracture was detected.

  • Frustration for Lady Cougars in setback on the road at PRP

        SHIVELY - There was more than enough frustration to go around for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars on Tuesday as a late-game collapse allowed Pleasure Ridge Park to rally for a 58-53 win at home.
        Bullitt Central (8-5) had strong stretches in the first half racing out to a 15-6 lead after one quarter and a late surge just before halftime gave the maroon and gray a 31-22 lead. With the opening basket of the second half by junior Kristen Collins, the lead swelled to 33-22.

  • BC gives 4th-ranked Panthers a tough game

        SHIVELY - Ambushed coming out of the gate, the Bullitt Central Cougars righted the ship on Tuesday and played three strong quarters against Pleasure Ridge Park before suffering a 79-65 loss.
        In a rare boys' first start to the doubleheader at PRP, the Cougars fell behind 27-13 in the first quarter as the Panthers connected on six three-pointers. From that point on, the Cougars played the state's fourth-ranked team on even terms.

  • Eight teachers earn national certification

        National Board Certification - the "gold standard" for teaching excellence - was celebrated December 7th at a White House event heralding the newest class of 6,200 board certified teachers, which brings to nearly 100,000 the total number of board certified teachers in the U.S.

  • Phillip Burress receives YMCA Character Award

        Bullitt High School sophomore Phillip Burress has earned a 2011 YMCA Youth Character Award.
        Phillip was nominated for the honor by Eastside Middle School teacher Sarah Mills. He received a trophy, certificate and $500 during an award dinner in the Crystal Ballroom at the Brown Hotel in Louisville.

  • District expects to pay fine for sewer spill in Hillview

        HILLVIEW - Jerry Kennedy expects the Bullitt County Sanitation District will face a fine from the state Division of Water for a discharge of partially-treated sewage last weekend.
        Kennedy, manager of the sanitation district, said that the lone clarifier    in the Bullitt Hills treatment plant broke on Saturday.
        The equipment breakdown allowed partially-treated sewage to flow into the stream leading under Preston Highway and along Cathy Way, eventually going into Tanyard Branch and Floyds Fork.