Today's News

  • One injured in 44 accident

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - One person was injured in a two-car accident Monday morning on Highway 44 West.

    Bullitt County EMS transported a patient to Jewish Hospital Medical Center South with minor injuries.

    The accident occurred around 11 a.m. when a driver leaving the El Nopal Restaurant in a Honda Accord turned left, colliding with a BMW headed westbound.

    No other injuries were reported. Shepherdsville Fire and Police units also responded along with EMS.

  • Battle for short-track championships heat up as racing returns to Salem Aug. 5

     SALEM, IN, July 30 – The quest for 2012 Salem Speedway short-track championships continues on Sunday afternoon, August 5th, as the O’Reilly Auto Parts Pure Stocks and Portland Recycling Front Wheel Drive Stocks return to the quarter-mile infield oval for the Short-Track Sun Fun Festival.

    Championships are still up for grabs in both Salem divisions, as just 15 points separate the top two drivers in the Pure Stock division and a mere four point differential exists between first and third place in the Front Wheel Drive standings.

  • Kindergarten Kickoff

     The Class of 2025 experienced their first official gathering at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre during the Kindergarten Kickoff hosted by the Bullitt County Family Resource Centers.


     SHEPHERDSVILLE - After the rain and thunderstorms that swept through Bullitt County yesterday, according to State Forestry officials and local fire officials, the risk of uncontrolled fires from open burning has been tremendously reduced.

    Based on their recommendations, County Judge Executive Melanie Roberts has rescinded the Executive Order banning opening burning throughout Bullitt County, effective immediately.

    However, the EPA Burning ban remains in effect, which means any open burning is limited to campfires and cooking fires.

  • Foundation set up to establish skate/bike park in Goodman's honor

     Could a skate/bike park be in Mount Washington’s future?

  • Health department services shift due to budget

     Recent changes in state budget allocations to local health departments is creating the need for changes in policies. 

  • Class of ‘12 earned over $9M in scholarships

     Colleges from Kentucky and across the country are willing to invest major bucks in the Class of 2012 from Bullitt County Public Schools.

  • Lakes’ students host annual recital

     On Sunday, July 15, Mrs. Shirley Lakes presented her 31st annual piano recital at the First Baptist Church in Shepherdsville. A variety of music was performed: classical, religious, contemporary religious, popular, Broadway, country, movie themes, swing, and ragtime. 

  • Cheer-Bling earns credits for technology devices

     Students/members/cheerleaders of Cheer-Bling’ Sports Ministry have been earning free Technology/Recreational Equipment or Cash by participating in the FundingFactory Recycling Program. They collect empty cartridges, cell phones, small electronics, and laptops from the community and send the waste products to FundingFactory in exchange for their choice of technology and recreation products, or even cash.

  • Students spend part of summer at IFAL campsite

     LOUISVILLE - Summer vacation may be only beginning for most students, but that doesn’t mean Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) emphasis on education is slowing down. Eighty-four high school juniors from 54 counties across the state have accepted invitations to attend KFB’s 27th annual Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).