Today's News

  • State may ask local entity to be owner of Big Valley facility

    PRYOR VALLEY -- After months of inaction, the Kentucky Division of Water claims that wheels are in motion in Frankfort to correct the dysfunctional Big Valley Mobile Home Park sewage treatment facility.

    The Division of Water -- which oversees privately licensed sewage treatment facilities like Big Valley -- has no record of any action taken to correct the problem by the state or anyone else between November 2008 and June 25, 2009.

  • Former NB student killed in car accident

    HEBRON ESTATES - On Friday evening, Robert Dale Reynolds was at the North Bullitt football game watching his former team compete against Doss in the season opener.

    Less than 12 hours later, he lost his life in a single-vehicle accident on Indiana 62 in Charlestown.

    Better known as R.D., Reynolds was pronounced dead of injuries suffered in the accident at 3:57 p.m. on Saturday at University Hospital.

    Two friends remain in critical condition.

  • New coach? No problem. Lady Eagles thinking big

    HEBRON ESTATES - The players will be easily recognizable, but once again local soccer fans might have to look twice to see who is coaching the North Bullitt Lady Eagles this season.

  • Numbers up for local girls' golf

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A record number of girls will be participating this season golf at the three Bullitt County high schools.

    The numbers are so strong at North Bullitt that second year head coach Janna Johnson has 12 players, a number higher than the boys' team has this summer. That has never happened before.

  • Jason Wheatley Wins Bourbon City Summer Sizzler at Bluegrass Speedway

    Bardstown, KY -- August 22, 2009- It was the Bourbon City Summer Sizzler paying $3,500 to win for Modifieds on Saturday evening at Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown, KY and Jason Wheatley of Loretto, KY would grab the richest payday of his career by scoring the win in the 35 lap Modified main event. Other feature winners for the evening included Shane Lafollette of Hodgenville, KY in Street Stocks and Robbie Settles of Bardstown, KY in WBRT 1320-AM Sportsman.

  • Brooks Hill Road to be closed for repairs through Friday

    BROOKS -- The Department of Highways District 5 Office announces the temporary closure of KY 1526 (Brooks Hill Road) in Bullitt County for slide repairs.This roadway will be closed between Holsclaw Hill Road and Brooks School House Road (mile points 9.3 and 10.1) from 9:00 a.m. on Monday, August 24th until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 28th. Local access will be allowed, but not through traffic.

  • With just one senior, Lady Eagles are rebuilding

    HEBRON ESTATES - A year ago, North Bullitt volleyball coach Jeanette Pryor was the new kid on the block.

    The first-year head coach was thrust into a late opening at North Bullitt. She took over a veteran program with a lot of seniors. The new coach learned as much from them as they learned from her.

    Now, the roles are very much reversed. Pryor has experience on her side, but her team is young and inexperienced. Pryor is really doing all the teaching this summer.

  • Cougars have big plans, but still have holes to fill

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central Cougars expect to be good in 2009 coming off an 8-3 season and with a move from Class 6-A to Class 5-A.

    The fans of the Cougars also have high expectations after watching the team have a winning record for the first time since 1990.

    What about Cougar head coach Danny Leasor?

    Not so fast the veteran head coach said on Monday of this week.

  • Art, music part of two festivals this weekend in county

    CLERMONT - One event has been a regular attraction for the past five years and another is making its first appearance this weekend.

    But for lovers of music and art, there is a little of something for both just a few miles from one another in Bullitt County.

    Bluegrass 101 Festival

    It continues to get better and better each year.

    The sixth annual Bluegrass 101 Bluegrass Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 28-29, at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

  • MW proposal to help alleviate water/sewer rate increase deemed not feasible

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A proposal promoted as a way to help alleviate rising water and sewer rates could jeopardize the city's financing to construct its state-mandated new sewage treatment facility.