Today's News

  • Fouts will be missed as jobs leader

     He will leave as quietly as he entered the county scene nine years ago.

  • North spikes Central

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The North Bullitt Lady Eagles erased any doubt that they are the team to beat in the upcoming 23rd District Volleyball Tournament on Monday when they flew into Bullitt Central and posted a 25-5, 25-10, 25-12 victory that took only an hour.

  • BE retains Two-County Cup title; golf regionals this week

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt East Charger golf team capped off a strong regular season on Wednesday as they retained the traveling trophy in the Two-County Cup Tournament.

         The annual event, which has been contested a dozen times, pits the best boys' golfers from Bullitt East, Bullitt Central, North Bullitt and Spencer County. The four teams competed at Tanglewood Golf Course on Tuesday before finishing up at Heritage Hill on Thursday.

  • Cardinals fly higher than Eagles in aerial landslide

          BARDSTOWN - North Bullitt's Air Raid game on Friday at Nelson County turned into Bombs Away for the Cardinals as the long-time rivals of the Eagles stunned the green and gold 76-36.

         This was one of the worst, as well as one of the most perplexing, losses for the Eagles in the 16 years under head coach Brett Newton. The 76 points the Eagles allowed was the most ever scored against the green and gold, tying the 76 points that Bullitt East tallied in a game in 1999.

  • Bruins are last team standing in 35-31 thriller

          MOUNT WASHINGTON - It was a beautiful night on Friday.

         Great weather. Homecoming festivities. And a Bullitt East offense which generated nearly 400 yards from scrimmage.

         The only missing from a perfect evening for coach Darrell Vincent and his Chargers was a victory. And until that crown jewel was snatched from the home team in the final seconds of the game.

  • Cougars put out the fire, beat Wildcats

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - Watching someone play with fire might be great at the circus or a county fair, but for Bullitt Central football fans, it wasn't something they were comfortable watching on Friday.

         Through the first half against homecoming foe Henry County, the Cougars could not get out of their own way. A number of poor snaps from center, both out of the regular offense and the kicking game, combined with some bad penalties, left the Cougars tied 7-7 at halftime.

  • Hibbs able to win state ribbons with woodwork

     HILLVIEW - Michael Hibbs took his canes and was able to win at the 2012 Kentucky State Fair.

    The Hillview resident earned a Best in Show and a blue ribbon in the Canes and Walking Sticks competition for his hand-carved work.

    Hibbs entered two canes in various competitions, the other piece receiving Honorable Mention in  the General Woodcarving division.

    The Best in Show piece featured an oak-based piece with various designs, primarily a twist but also featuring a basket weave. Hibbs also designed the burl wood handle.

  • A new Castle to come...

    Crews demolished the existing White Castle in Shepherdsville.

    A new White Castle restaurant is expected to open in early 2013. 

  • The Long Road Home: Bikers bring attention to issues facing returning war veterans

     CLERMONT - For many military veterans, the journey home means a longer than expected recovery more than it means returning.

    Many veterans bring home extra baggage in the forms of physical or mental disabilities due to a wide variety of stress-related reasons.

    Bullitt County was located along the road for a handful of veterans now raising awareness of such issues as part of The Long Road Home Project.

  • Farner among elite group of 2013 grads

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Last year an estimated 1.5 million students across the U.S. took the Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test with hopes of becoming National Merit Scholars. 

    When Bullitt East High School senior Kelly Farner found out she was named a semifinalist in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program after earning one of the highest scores in the state she was overwhelmed.