Today's News

  • Catholic elementary school tuition assistance funding rockets to record $5 million

     The Catholic Education Foundation of Louisville (the “Foundation”) and the Archdiocese of Louisville today jointly announced that tuition assistance for Catholic elementary school families across central Kentucky will reach new heights when the fall school term begins in August.

  • Court affirms judge's firing of employee at animal shelter

    CLERMONT -- After meeting in executive session, Bullitt Fiscal Court members affirmed a decision made the previous month to fire an employee with the county's animal shelter.
        By a 4-0-2 vote, Bullitt Fiscal Court did not change the previous firing of Delsie Williams.
        Magistrate Joe Rayhill said that after listening to Williams' attorney make his case in closed session, he felt the court should uphold County Judge Melanie Roberts' decision to terminate Williams.

  • MW U-10 All-Stars finish third in district tourney

    JEFFERSONTOWN-- It was a long week for the Under-10 Mount Washington Baseball All-Stars, but the team claimed a pair of victories before finishing third in the Cal Ripken District 10 and 11 Tournament at Skyview Park in Jeffersontown.
        The team entered District play after finishing second in a pre-tournament event, the Firecracker. After the third place finish in the District Tournament, Mount Washington earned a spot in the Metro State Tournament which will start on Tuesday and will also be played at Skyview Park.

  • Western Kentucky signs pair of BC cheer bases

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--When Western Kentucky University needed some big, strong 'bases' for their cheerleading program, they knew exactly where to look-- Bullitt Central.
        At the end of the school year, the Hilltopper's cheerleading coaches got a lot stronger as they signed Cougar seniors Sterling Rayhill and David Greenwell to join their program starting in the fall.

  • MW U-9 All-Stars gain much needed experience

    HIKES POINT Ð The Cal Ripken District 10 and 11 Tournament for the Mount Washington Under-9 All-Stars was a good learning experience for the team despite two quick losses in the tournament hosted by the Hikes Point Optimist League.
        Playing for head coach Tommy Brooks, this was the first summer All-Star play for the young players after competing with Machine-Pitch for the three previous summers.

  • Students get early look at what college experience all about

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Ever wondered what college would be like? Two Bullitt East juniors will get a taste this summer at the Murray State University Commonwealth Honors Academy.

    Shaina Ojala and Charlotte Mason were two of about 150 juniors across the nation that were selected for this program.

    The pair will spend three weeks in June at Murray State earning college credit.

    Ojala, 17, said she became interested in the program after hearing about it from her school counselor.

  • Nuisance ordinance becomes bother to council

                FOX CHASE - The Fox Chase City Council unanimously approved its 2015-16 fiscal year budget with very little discussion.

                However, words ran rampant during the rest of the city business meeting in relation to other topics.


    BELMONT- Damaged trees and downed lines were the most significant signs of a heavy thunderstorm in Bullitt County Friday morning.

                The National Weather Service in Louisville issued a thunderstorm warning for the county around 10:25 a.m. At about 10:40 the system was upgraded to a tornado warning.

                No tornado touchdowns have been reported, but the area received substantial damage due to strong winds of more than 60 MPH.

  • Flood warning remains in effect for Rolling Fork area

     The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a flood warning for the Rolling Fork River that continues into Thursday evening.

    The official warning is designated for areas of Hardin and Nelson County. However, the Rolling Fork could also affect southern Bullitt County and the Lebanon Junction area.

    At 9:30 a.m. the river was less than a foot from flood stage near Boston. Minor flooding is forecast to begin sometime Tuesday afternoon, reaching up to three feet above flood stage by Wednesday evening.

  • $2 million in scholarships available to unemployed and underemployed residents

     LOUISVILLE – Two million dollars in training scholarships will help unemployed and underemployed residents in the KentuckianaWorks’ seven-county region gain education and skills that will prepare them for high-demand, higher-wages occupations, Mayor Greg Fischer announced.

    The federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA) funds, released by the KentuckianaWorks Board, is earmarked for new training and support activities.