Today's News

  • Lady Chargers set to make another run at the Jaguars

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – There is no greater broken record in area sports than the Sixth Region girls’ soccer tournament.

    In 2016, Bullitt East is once again out to break that record.

    Over the past four seasons, since the present alignment has been put into place, the Lady Chargers have lost 12 straight games to Mercy. Four of those came in the championship game of the Sixth Region Tournament, four came in the final of the 24th District Tournament and four came during the regular season.

  • Youth football league set to start its 45th campaign

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – The 45th season for the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football, Cheer and Dance League will open play for the 2016 season on Saturday with a full slate of games on the two fields on Joe B. Hall Avenue on the site of the old Shepherdsville High School.

  • Tinnell seeks third term as mayor of Shepherdsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- He spent nine years in the mayor’s seat and Sherman Tinnell is looking to return to his old office.

    Tinnell became the third candidate to put his name into contention for the mayor’s office in Shepherdsville.

    An election on Nov. 8 will determine who will fulfill the final two years of Scott Ellis’ term. Ellis resigned in February and Brian James was selected as the interim.

    “Right now everyone is confused,” Tinnell said of the mayor’s situation.

  • Deadline to file for office on Tuesday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The time has arrived for all candidates wishing to run on the Nov. 8 ballot to sign on the dotted line.

    The filing deadline for the general election will be at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Bullitt County Clerk’s office.

    The most heated races were predicted for Shepherdsville contests for mayor and city council.

    Both are non-partisan elections for the first time.

  • Despite changes, district looks to continue gains

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When an athletic team is winning, what happens when some of the players begin to leave?

    The good programs will reload and continue its progress.

    For Superintendent Keith Davis, he is nervous but yet confident as students return to class on Wednesday, Aug. 10.

    From his Central Office leadership team, Davis lost Greg Schultz, Christy Coulter, Terry Price and Monica Tharp.

    But that has allowed some new faces to advance to new positions.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 7, 2016



     Incoming Bullitt County kindergartners partied like it was 2029 at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    That’s the target graduation year for the kids who attended this year’s Kindergarten Kickoff, presented by the Bullitt County Public Schools Family Resource Centers.

    Co-organizer Sherri Bishop, FRC coordinator for Brooks and Freedom Elementary, said this year’s turnout was the largest in the event’s history.

  • Blue Lick gets community send off to World Series

     HILLVIEW -- Before departing on a plane heading to Ephrata, Wash., the Blue Lick 18 All Stars had a little parade on Sunday.

    Escorted from the Zoneton Firehouse to Challis Ford Ball Park, the Blue Lick All Stars were honored for winning the Ohio Valley Regional baseball tournament.

    Their reward is a trip to the Babe Ruth World Series. Blue Lick will be one of 10 teams to compete for the national crown.

  • Bag left at post office contained no bomb

     SHEPHERDSVLLE -- There was no service at the Shepherdsville Post Office for several hours on Thursday afternoon.

    The Shepherdsville Police, as well as the Louisville Metro Police Bomb Squad, were called to the postal facility on North Buckman Street around 3:40 p.m. on Thursday.

    According to the Shepherdsville police department, there was the report of a suspicious black duffle bag located near the flag pole.

  • U.S. Sen. Rand Paul pays visit

     U.S. Sen. Rand Paul stopped in last week to visit with Bullitt Countians during his trip across the state.

    Paul was met by a full house at Tuscany Restaurant in Mount Washington.

    The U.S. senator discussed several national and international issues. He also took questions from the audience.