Today's News

  • There’s no ‘good’ draw for Lady Eagle soccer

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – There is no revelation here, but as we head into the post-season for soccer starting on Monday, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles are between a rock and hard place when it comes to the upcoming district and regional brackets.

    First off, North Bullitt could not be a bigger favorite to win the 24th District Tournament set for next Tuesday and Thursday at Bullitt Central. The Lady Eagles have beaten Bullitt Central, Moore and Southern by 10-0 scores in games that ended very early.

  • KSP charges Bullitt man with child sex exploitation

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — On October 5, 2016, at approximately 10:06 a.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 4-Elizabethtown, arrested Gregory D. Wesley, 61, on charges related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

  • Man faces dozens of sex-related offenses

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A 78-year-old man from Shepherdsville is currently being housed in the Bullitt County Detention Center.

  • BBB Warns: Beware of scams surrounding Hurricane Matthew

     Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning those who want to help victims of Hurricane Matthew to be cautious when giving money or other assistance to charities. Fundraising efforts are already showing up on crowdfunding sites like Gofundme.com. While some efforts are legitimate, others are scammers posing as fake charities to take advantage of those who want to help.

  • Council to be congratulated on mayor’s selection

     Congratulations to the Shepherdsville City Council.

    Even before reading Wednesday’s editorial, the council came together and made the choice it had to make -- select a person to fill the mayor’s seat over the next 27 months.

    Curtis Hockenbury was certainly the first to sign up for the mayor’s election early this spring when Scott Ellis resigned for the first time.

    He was on the campaign trail knocking on over 1,700 doors.

  • Hogue battling back after her car was struck by drunken driver

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – On Feb. 6, 2016, Chelsea Hogue was a normal 23-year-old from Mount Washington. 

    She was in her third year at the University of Louisville, working hard to become a nurse. When not in class, she worked as a server at Smokey Bones restaurant.

    However, things changed for the 2011 Bullitt East graduate when she and a friend were struck by a drunk driver while driving home.

    The Wreck and the Rehab

  • Central’s late rally sets up district showdown

      HEBRON ESTATES – The post-season for area volleyball teams might still be two weeks away, but there was a definite tournament atmosphere in play on Monday when Bullitt Central and North Bullitt clashed for the second time this season.

  • BBB Hot Topics: October 2016

     See the latest scams in BBB’s October 2016 Hot Topics

  • Paper is ‘way to know’ community

     Several years ago cyberspace was frenzied over many popular websites going dark for 24 hours to protest a federal bill meant to crack down on video piracy.

    The Stop Online Piracy Act – or SOPA – was a controversial and perhaps misguided effort championed by the Motion Picture Association of America to end illegal online sharing of copyrighted material, primarily movies and music.

  • Newspapers are still alive

     Imagine waking up in a world without newspapers. 

    You say, “I haven’t gotten a newspaper in years. But I’m not talking about just the paper delivered by carriers or the postal service. I’m talking about the news online, the links on social media, the email newsletter, the source cited in the television broadcast and the push notification on your phone.’

    The word newspaper no longer reflects the media industry encompassed by the word.