Today's News

  • 10th Annual Bluegrass Classic Aug. 28

    BARDSTOWN - Bluegrass Speedway track promoters David and Anita Ferrell will present dirt track racing action in a big way at the mile, high-banked Nelson County clay oval on Saturday August 28 as the track presents its marquee event, the 10th Annual Bluegrass Classic, hosting the nationally renowned racers and crews of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series in a 50 lap, $10,000 to win main event that is expected to draw the attention of some of the finest racers in the dirt racing industry as more than $40,000 in prize money will be up for grabs.

  • BE heads home to battle Holy Cross

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Bullitt East will be at home on Friday to face a vastly improved Holy Cross team that is also 1-0 on the season.

        A year ago, the Chargers opened with a win in the Joe Jaggers Classic at North Hardin and then went to Holy Cross and picked up a 41-14 victory over the Cougars. The task to double up will be much more difficult this season.


    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of August 23:


    Bullitt County:

    Interstate 65: Lane closures and delays are possible in both directions between the KY 61 underpass and the Bullitt/Jefferson County line (mile points 118.5 and 123.1) for concrete pavement repairs. The roadway may be reduced to one lane weeknights from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m.

  • BREAKING NEWS: Shepherdsville woman killed by semi on I-65

    Shepherdsville– On August 26, 2010 at 10:17 PM the Kentucky State Police Elizabethtown Post was notified of a possible semi versus pedestrian accident near the 100 mile marker of Interstate 65 southbound.

        Upon arrival troopers located the remains of Marion C. Dickerson a 36 year old female of Shepherdsville.

  • Bullitt Cup will get a very early start on Saturday at BE

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt Cup Boys’ Soccer Tournament will return for a third season on Saturday at Bullitt East with a very early start.

        Plus, because Bullitt Central’s program is just getting up to speed, only Bullitt East and North Bullitt will take part this season.

        In the previous two editions of the Bullitt Cup, Bullitt East easily came out on top in round-robin play. The Chargers are 4-0.

  • BCPS Superintendent Evaluation

        The following pages were released as part of Keith Davis' annual performance review and evaluation by the Bullitt County Public School Board.


    Superintendent Evaluation Forms Part 1: Performance Standards

    Part 1. Performance Standards


  • County energized with federal grant

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County facilities will be a bit more energy efficient thanks to a grant of nearly $300,000 from the federal government.

        Bryan Kirby, a grantwriter working for the county, presented Bullitt Fiscal Court members with the good news that the grant had been approved by the Department of Energy.

        The major benefactor of the grant will be the occupants of the Nina Mooney Courthouse Annex.

  • Man aquitted in sex-related case

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - It took a jury around two hours to acquit Michael Wesley Toy of two counts of sexual abuse.

        Toy had been indicted last September and charged with two Class D felonies punishable by 1-5 years in prison.

        During his taped statement to Det. Mike Cook of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department, Toy, 38, denied any touching of a female who was in the same bed but was under the age of 16.

  • Crossroads students get preview

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Transitioning from one grade to the next can be a difficult experience for any student, but when added to the prospect of having to attend a new school, with new teachers and new classmates, the

    experience can be downright scary.

       As the new school year swiftly approaches, hundreds of elementary students in Bullitt County’s east end will not be returning to the schools they attended last year.

  • Federal funding set aside for summer cooling assistance in Kentucky

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Steve Beshear announced today that $4 million in federal funding will be made available beginning Monday, July 12, for summer cooling assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), administered by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services.

        LIHEAP services are provided locally by the 23 Community Action Agencies through a partnership between the Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) and Community Action Kentucky.