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Today's News

  • Growing up in the Belmont community

     Everett Lee was born in 1936 in Colesburg, Kentucky. 

    He was the son of Bennie Lee and Willia Agnes Montgomery. 

    When Everett was around 2 years old, he remembers walking with his mom and little sister down a road to his Uncle Pete Stovall house.  The house was located in the Belmont area.  

    Belmont area was a small community. 

    Everyone knew everyone. 

  • History Museum reopens display room, upstairs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County History Museum made history by making history.

    The museum, located in the older format portion of the Bullitt County Courthouse, hosted a grand reopening of one of its display rooms following damage to the room over a year ago.

    The rooms on the south side received heavy water damages, leading to substantial work to reopen each room.

  • I-65 property back to county

      CLERMONT -- With no suitors in the near future, the 40-acre tract at the northwest quadrant of Interstate 65 and Highway 245 will return to the hands of county government.

    In April 2014, the Bullitt County Education Foundation was given possession of the property at the Clermont exit.

    The hot prospect at the time was to have a Bullitt County campus for Jefferson County Technical and Community College.

    However, that project was placed on hold by the state-operated system.

  • Armstrong, former county judge, dies at 80

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- He was remembered as a man who was liked by all.

    Glenn Lewis Armstrong, 80, of Mount Washington, died on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016.

    Armstrong served one four-year term as Bullitt County Judge/Executive (1990-93).

    “He was a good guy,” said James “Butch” Sweat, who served as magistrate of the Fourth District with Armstrong.

  • Adam Shepherd’s importance to county now lives on through newest marker

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The city’s namesake was given official credit for his importance to the area.

    Kentucky Historical Highway Marker 2494, honoring Adam Shepherd, was officially dedicated in the front lawn of the Bullitt County Courthouse.

    Local residents, officials, and a few of Shepherd’s descendants gathered for the formal unveiling ceremony, including former elected official Billy Roy Shepherd.

  • Hogan gathers supplies to help his Roby mates

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Everyone likes to help students be prepared for the first day of school.

    One classmate went above and beyond to help as much as he could.

    Roby Elementary fifth grader Bryce Hogan, 10, sells candy bars and collects donations to help others. This year he helped 20 other Roby students with a donation of backpacks filled with supplies to the school’s Family Resource Center.

    The son of Jacqulyn and Mike Hogan, Bryce began his efforts two years ago, following an incident with his father.

  • Lady Eagles seek final push to regional peak

     HEBRON ESTATES – Four years, four 23rd District Tournament titles.

    Four seasons, four trips to the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Tournament.

    Those are all great accomplishments, especially for a program that before the recent surge, had very little success in girls’ soccer. The recent past, including last season’s 15-6-2 record, has been good for the North Bullitt Lady Eagles, but they are looking for more in 2016.

  • Maryville Elementary closed for the week

      PIONEER VILLAGE - On the opening day of 2016, there were a few Bullitt County Public Schools students who didn't attend classes.

    Maryville Elementary principal Ruth Esterle announced to school families Tuesday evening that the school was declared not ready for students on Wednesday's opening day.

    According to Esterle, the school did not receive its Certificate of Occupancy after failing a plumbing pressure test.

  • District looks for ways to ensure kids attending proper school

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- During the recent discussions on redistricting of school boundaries, several concerned parents mentioned the fact that students some times attend where they do not belong.

    Simply stated, they are attending schools in boundaries in which they do not live.

    As the Bullitt County Public School Board opted to not tackle redistricting, which would have started in the 2017-18 school year, discussion was raised on what district officials could do to stop the improper attendance.

  • Chargers’ O’Brien ready to follow pipeline to Brescia

        MOUNT WASHINGTON – Brescia University in Owensboro has suddenly built a pipeline to the Bullitt East baseball program and no one was happier about that than senior Troy O’Brien who recently signed to play for the Bearcats.
        When all is said and done from the past season, when the Chargers won the Sixth Region title and advanced to the Final Four of the State Tournament, four of the team’s nine seniors will be playing for Brescia starting this fall.