Today's News

  • A Final Tribute to Les Bandy

     It was time Monday to say the final goodbyes to Les Bandy, deputy director of Bullitt County Emergency Management Agency. He died on Thursday evening in a single vehicle accident off Highway 44 West.

    Thousands of emergency responders from Bullitt County and throughout the state of Kentucky came to express gratitude for Bandy’s 35-plus years of service to the community.

  • Court of Appeals sends part of annex suit back to judge

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Legal action challenging annexations by the city of Shepherdsville may not be over quite yet.

    A three-member panel of the state Court of Appeals sent a portion of a local decision which had presumably ended the battle between Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District and the city of Shepherdsville.

    In a prior ruling, Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress granted summary judgment for the city in its legal battle over the validity of several annexations.

  • Accidents common as major portion of Preston opens to traffic; various factors listed as causes

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Bullitt County residents couldn’t hardly wait any longer for the new stretch of Highway 61 to open.

    And now that it has, drivers can’t seem to wait for the traffic lights.

    The Pioneer Village City Council discussed concerns relating to the number of accidents that have taken place at the new intersection of Highway 61 and John Harper Highway in the short amount of time the roadway has been open.

  • Initial plan to establish mutual aid good start

     Erik Butler is saying all the right things and tackling all the right issues.

    Our assumption is that by the time you are reading this, Butler would have officially been hired as the new chief of the Southeast Bullitt Fire Department.

    The board was to meet on Tuesday night with Butler expecting to be named chief.

    Even with the interim tag around his neck, Butler has made some great strides.

  • Deaths leave holes to be filled

     Holes in the soul.

    Those were the words of the minister conducting funeral services for Les Bandy on Monday afternoon.

    Starting year number 31, you get to know a lot of people. Some are elected officials who seem to dominate the press. Others may be individuals who quickly go about their work.

    Over the past couple of weeks, the Bullitt County community suffered some holes. Holes that will be patched but they will not be forgotten.

  • Lady Eagles fall to Seventh Region favorite Male

     LOUISVILLE -- North Bullitt girls’ basketball coach David Marion looks at each of the regular season games as another practice on the court.

    The goal is to get better and prepare for the real games, which will be postseason play starting in less than two weeks.

    On Friday, one of those “practice” games happened to be against Male, which is ranked in the state’s top 20 programs.

    At the end of the night, the Lady Bulldogs came away with a 76-62 victory over North Bullitt.

  • Butler hopes he has opportunity; already making positive moves

    CLERMONT -- The advice from some of his friends has been to run.

  • Fox Chase opens year on fast track

    FOX CHASE - The first meeting of the year for the Fox Chase City Council involved little business, but addressed an issue of concern for its residents: speeders.

    Mayor Owen Taylor informed the council that constable James Scrogham has offered his services to patrol Fox Chase streets. Scrogham was scheduled to speak with the council but was absent due to a family emergency.

    Taylor said the biggest issue with allowing Scrogham to patrol was the lack of an available radar gun. He mentioned purchasing one would cost anywhere from $100-$500.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning February 9, 2015

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

  • Patton hopes to be in the slot as player at next level

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – After missing almost all of his junior season with a broken foot, Bullitt Central senior Zack Patton came back with a flourish, helping the Cougars to one of their best seasons in decades as he started on both sides of the ball as a senior.

    That play drew the attention of Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky. After also looking into the programs at Hanover and Lindsey Wilson, Patton recently made it official when he signed with NAIA school to continue his football career.