Today's News

  • Pay major factor as dispatchers leaving county

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - Mike Phillips is a frequent visitor to Bullitt Fiscal Court meetings.

         As director of Emergency Medical Services and Central Dispatch, Phillips has a recurring problem - trying to fill vacancies in the two departments.

         A committee set up to look at EMS issues is hoping that something might be done to cure this problem.

  • Tax Quiz...Will school tax rate increase

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - Property owners in Bullitt County may be soon paying a little more in taxes.

         Of those facing higher taxes, the biggest portion could go to the Bullitt County Public School System.

         A public hearing is set for 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 24, to discuss a proposed rate increase on real and personal property.

         Under the proposal, the current rate of 57.6 cents per $100 of real and personal property would be increased to 59.6 cents.

  • Hessert wins Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA Fall Classic presented by Federated Car Care

     SALEM, Ind. - After taking three races off after the halfway point of the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season and effectively removing himself from championship contention, Tom Hessert's goal was simple: Win.

    That's just what Hessert did in the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA Fall Classic presented by Federated Car Care at Salem Speedway, leading the final 78 laps for his second ARCA victory.

  • Roadwork: Week of Sept. 17

       The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Sept. 17:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 245:  Lane closures and delays possible between the Nelson/Bullitt County line and KY 61 (mile points 0.0 and 7.1) due to shoulder repairs.

    Jefferson County:

  • Bullitt East boys’ CC opens season ranked second in 2-A

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - With five of the top seven runners returning from the team that finished eighth in the Class 2-A State Championships last fall, the Bullitt East boys’ cross-country program is poised for a big season in 2012.

  • Homecoming at North; BC and BE hit the road

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - North Bullitt will return to action after a week off while Bullitt Central and Bullitt East will hit the road on Friday as the high school football season approaches the midpoint of the 2012 campaign.

  • Stinson proud of work and medals

     Bob Stinson of Hillview has been a previous participant in contests in the Kentucky State Fair.

    He won ribbons in the past. Thanks to his wife’s purchase of a lathe upon his retirement in 2005, the woodturner had equipment to use in his hobby.

    This year, Stinson captured his first blue ribbons at the Kentucky State Fair. He won blue for his free standing wooden decoration vase.

    He also won a second-place red ribbon for his bracelet and pendant made of wood.

  • Local wineries earn top honors in competition

     LOUISVILLE - Continuing a standard of excellence over the past five years, Bullitt County wineries dominated the 2012 Kentucky State Fair Commercial Wine Competition.

  • Hunters Hollow learns about new mandate

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - Sometimes federal agencies make rulings that affect smaller agencies such as the Hunters Hollow CIty Commission.


     Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events - September 2012: