Today's News

  • YMCA collects donations of supplies for animal shelter

        CLERMONT - From fancy collars to baskets full of supplies, the Bullitt County Animal Shelter received a much-appreciated donation recently.

        Members of the Bullitt County YMCA, as well as its Tween Extreme Kids Club, collected items that were donated to the shelter.

        Dori McCalvin, a long-time supporter of the animal shelter and child care administrative assistant at the YMCA, said boxes were set out at the fitness facility in Shepherdsville for a month.

  • County has good marks in Kentucky

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - In looking strictly at the numbers, Bullitt County is a pretty healthy community.

    In a recent release of County Health Rankings conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, Bullitt Countians proved to be quite healthy when compared to their 119 cohorts in Kentucky.

    According to Dr. Swannie Jett, executive director of the Bullitt County Public Health Department, said he really wasn’t surprised at the final rankings.

  • Children's prayers to be heard at May 6 event

        The 59th annual Shepherdsville National Day of Prayer Event begins at noon on May 6, 2010, with the blowing of a Ram’s horn.

        On the first Thursday in May, this prayer event takes place at the Pavilion in the Shepherdsville West 1st Street Park by Salt River. 

        This 50-minute event accommodates those attending during their lunch hour. 

        Again this year, a child’s prayer will be prayed along with the area pastors.

  • Bluegrass Speedway Set for World of Outlaws Late Model Series Invasion May 8

        BARDSTOWN - There will be no racing on Saturday May 1 as Bluegrass Speedway track promoters David and Anita Ferrell will take this weekend off to ready things for the first-ever visit by the World of Outlaws Late Model Series to Bluegrass Speedway on Saturday May 8 for the 8th Annual My Old Kentucky Home Shootout event.


  • Early offense more than enough for BE over BC

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The first intra-county game on their new field will not be something Bullitt Central baseball fans will want to remember.

        There was no joy for the Cougars on Thursday as they were down 10-0 before they ever came to the plate. By the time the game ended mercifully after five innings, Bullitt East had a dominating 17-1 victory.

        Bullitt Central has not beaten Bullitt East since 2004.

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        April is Financial Literacy Month and Better Business Bureau and Capital One Financial Corp. have partnered to create a unique set of free resources to help consumers learn how to effectively manage credit.

  • County OKs deal for YMCA to run pools

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The three county swimming pools will take on a new management approach this summer.

        And they will take on a new appearance.

        Bullitt Fiscal Court unanimously approved a management agreement with the YMCA of Greater Louisville to operate the pools through the end of this season.

        The agreement must still be approved on Thursday by the Bullitt County YMCA board.

  • Lady Cougars gain steam; rain halts tourney

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A rematch between Bullitt Central and Bullitt East was in the works Saturday afternoon before Mother Nature stepped in and halted play in the High Five Bullitt County Softball Bash.

    The meeting would have come in the semi-finals of the championship bracket. Bullitt Central had won it’s own division with a 3-0 mark while the Lady Chargers had finished second with a 2-1 record in the opposite pool.

  • Coalition of area agencies to look at wellness of entire county

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - He knows it will work. And he knows there are so many agencies that are already doing great work that a collaboration of all the forces would make incredible strides in providing a better quality of life in Bullitt County.

        Dr. Swannie Jett, executive director of the Bullitt County Public Health Department, believes that a countywide health and wellness coalition is needed. And he believes there will be funding from the federal government to make some great things happen.

  • BC FFA earns honors at event

        The Bullitt Central FFA Chapter showcased their skills during the floral design and mechanics competition on March 25.  Both teams competing took first place within the Northern Ky Region of the FFA. 

        During the floral design contest students created four breathtaking centerpieces, four corsages’, four boutonnières, and four imaginative freestyles.  All freestyle arrangements were sold at Creations by Barbara, a local floral shop.