Today's News

  • Nusz finishes 33rd at state golf

        BOWLING GREEN - The third time was the charm for Bullitt East’s Katie Nusz as she senior made the opening day cut and played a second round at least week’s Leachman Buick Girls’ Kentucky State Golf Tournament at the Bowling Green Country Club.

        Nusz finished with a 170 total which tied her for 33rd overall. That is the best finish ever by a Bullitt Countian in this event.

  • Riverview helps mom, daughter finish school

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Educational opportunities have come full circle for a mother and daughter thanks to Riverview Alternative Center.

    Erica Bright began classes at Riverview this fall. She plans on graduating within the year.

    Erica first learned of the alternative school through her mother, Shelia Newton Vires, a former Riverview student.

    In fact, Shelia was one of the inaugural members of Riverview’s Teenage Parenting Program (TAPP). She attended while Bright was still a baby.

  • Young survivor working to help other patients

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - When Mount Washington Elementary fifth grader Tony Polichetti was just a year old, doctors found that he had an enlarged spleen.

        After Anthony Polichetti took his son to an oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York for a bone marrow test he received some devastating news.

        He was told that baby Tony had a rare form of blood cancer known as juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia.

  • Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner

           SHEPHERDSVILLE - This year’s Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce Dinner was a resounding success with over 200 in attendance.

            Local movers and shakers had the opportunity to network and show their support for the chamber as they gathered in Salt River Hall for the annual dinner held at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

            During the event, two exceptional individuals were recognized for their contributions to the chamber and the county.

  • Brooks installs rain forest thanks to its volunteers

        BROOKS - School volunteers created a new rain garden at Brooks Elementary.

        A depression area between the school building and parking lot was transformed with the addition of native wildflowers, plants and trees.

        Bernheim Forest helped out with a number of donated native plants and seedlings.

        More plants were donated courtesy of the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort. Action Landscaping of Louisville also donated numerous flower beds.

  • Quick moving storm lands tornado in Mt. Washington

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The strong line of storms which swept through Bullitt County around noon on Tuesday caused little damage.

        However, the National Weather Service confirmed Wednesday morning that an F-0 tornado struck off Bogard Lane near Mount Washington.

        Marke Richardson, weather expert for the Bullitt County Emergency Management Agency, said he received a call on Wednesday morning from a resident who reported that a cinder block workshop was destroyed.



        The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following area roadwork scheduled for the week of November 15:



  • Info about city sewer line may be enough to answer questions

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Coming into Monday night’s meeting, councilman Scott Ellis had heard enough rumors and he was going to ask state auditors to look at the sewer projects currently underway in Shepherdsville.

        However, after hearing some information for the first time, Ellis has at least temporarily backed off of his request for a state audit.

  • Eagles in total control against Vikings

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  • J.C. Thompson, former mayor, businessman, passes away

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man who served as mayor of the city of Shepherdsville in the 1960s has died.

        Joseph C. Thompson, 84, passed away on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010.

        J.C. served as mayor for the city of Shepherdsville from 1962-66. It was during that time that work was done to get sewers for the city.

        He was also known as the owner/operator of a grocery store and retired after many years as owner of an insurance agency in Shepherdsville.