Today's News


     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.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • TEACHERS... Welcome to Bullitt County

     Each year, the Bullitt County Public School System hosts a day-long introduction to teachers who will be new to the district in the fall.

    A long line of guest speakers addressed the teachers on Monday at Overdale Elementary.

    Superintendent Keith Davis also had an opportunity to speak with the newest instructors.

    The new school year will begin for students on Wednesday, Aug. 8.

  • Camp Corral

     A dozen students from throughout Bullitt County recently participated in the week-long Camp Corral horse camp put on by the Shepherdsville/Nichols Family Resource Center and the Bullitt Lick/Bernheim Youth Services Center.

    The camp took place at Pegasus Stables in Mount Washington, where students learned everything from how to care for a horse to riding and everything in between.

    At the end of the week the students who participated in the camp rode horses in a parade for friends and family.

  • Budget cuts hurting court system

     As chief justice, I find it disheartening that I can no longer assure you that the courts in Kentucky will be open when you need them. 

    For the first time in modern history, we will have to close every courthouse in the state to balance the Judicial Branch budget. 

    For three days in 2012, we must furlough all court personnel and close all courthouse doors because the General Assembly has not allotted enough money to fund court operations at current levels.

  • Take the time

     Were you too busy to take time and read this column?

  • Lindsey Wilson lands the services of BC’s Craddock

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Just blame it on the paperwork. That must have been it as Bullitt Central senior point guard Caleb Craddock was seldom slow to do anything.

  • Blaze guts vacant building

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Investigators were sifting through the remains from two buildings gutted by fire early Thursday morning at the old Henderson-Hardy Furniture Store.

  • A Tribute to Doris VanVactor

     The Bullitt County Public Library system recently hosted a special event unveiling an outdoor reading area at the Lebanon Junction Library. In rememberance of Doris VanVactor, who passed away in 2007, members of the VanVactor family said a few words in her honor before releasing two white doves.

  • Pink ambulance raises cancer awareness

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Emergency Medical Services have come up with an interesting way to raise awareness - and they’re tickled pink to share it with the community.

  • Shepherdsville man injured in Wednesday morning accident

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A single-vehicle accident Wednesday morning led to more rush hour traffic than usual along Interstate 65.

    Bullitt County Sheriffs Dep. Charlie Mann said a white 1999 Ford F-250 truck left the roadway on northbound I-65 between mile markers 119 and 120.

    Mann said witnesses reported the truck appeared to be pulling over when it left the roadway completely It continued sideways along a rock wall for about 150 feet before flipping to a stop.

    The accident was reported to Bullitt County Dispatch about 8:08 a.m.