Today's News

  • Hunt selected as GOP fall nominee

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - After two unsuccessful bids for Bullitt County magistrate, Mount Washington resident Bob Hunt will have another shot at the second district seat in November.

    During a recent special meeting of the Bullitt County Republican Party held at the Shepherdsville Government Center, party leaders chose Hunt to be the Grand Old Party’s nominee in the general election.

    Hunt, who has been a member of the party for many years, said he was honored to be nominated.

    “It means a lot to be chosen by your peers,” Hunt said.

  • Summer Soccer Camp Fun

    There has been plenty of soccer action in Bullitt County since the end of the school year for both boys and girls.

    The annual Charger Youth Soccer Camp was held at Bullitt East under the direction of boys’ coach Mike Brangers.

    Last week, there was a new event at North Bullitt that was being conducted by Lady Eagle head coach Ryan Bringhurst and his staff.

  • Minyard decides on hoops future at Indiana Southeast

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Unlike many high school seniors, Bullitt Central's Seaera Minyard had to go through a lengthy checklist even before she started the process of selecting a college to attend.
     First and foremost, Minyard had to decide which sport she wanted to pursue at the next level. Or, she had to decide how many sports to consider.
     As is often the case, those things worked themselves out. When Minyard started talking to college basketball and softball coaches, she was getting better financial aide from basketball.

  • McKnight headed to Centre to continue basketball career

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Unlike some college seniors, Bullitt Central's Kaitlyn McKnight said that the recruiting process was never difficult for her.
     That was probably why McKnight was smiling throughout a ceremony this spring in the Bullitt Central library as she signed to play her college basketball at Centre College in Danville.
     McKnight will follow the same path as her high school coach. Bryan Bates also attended Centre College.

  • East boys' track ranked 5th in the state this season

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Track and field in Kentucky is divided into three different classes and that is not going to change anytime soon.
     So, that means that we have three state champion boys' teams in any one season.
     This spring, Bullitt East had the best finish ever for a local squad, finishing fifth in the Boys' Class AA State Championships at the University of Louisville in May. North Bullitt finished 10th that day, another strong finish.

  • Extreme caution urged as dry conditions, fireworks don’t mix

      LOUISVILLE — The Fourth of July is often celebrated with dazzling displays of fireworks, but emergency physicians with Jewish Hospital, a part of KentuckyOne Health, encourage individuals to take precautions to stay safe while enjoying Independence Day.

    According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), in 2010 more than 8,500 people were treated in emergency rooms for firework-related injuries.

  • Pioneer Village rounds into fine shape

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Despite an economic downturn over the past couple of years, the city of Pioneer Village appears to be in fine shape financially.

  • Ash Group opens new insurance agency in north Bullitt County

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Ash Group LLC now has expanded to north Bullitt County.

  • Personal touch gives Apex Physical Therapy leg up on competition

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Patrick Myers knows that his Apex physical therapy clinics are not associated with big-time medical companies.

  • Five students earn Farm Bureau scholarships

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Five local students have earned scholarships through the Farm Bureau.

    Rachel Thacker, a senior at Bullitt Central High School; Jessica Carver, Carly Coulter and Christopher Blake Laytham, all seniors at Bullitt East High School; and Forrest Miller, a senior at North Bullitt High School, are the 2012 recipients of college scholarships from Farm Bureau.

    Thacker received a $1,000 Bullitt County Farm Bureau Young Farmers Scholarship while Carver, Coulter, Laytham and Miller each received a $2,000 Bullitt Count Farm Bureau Scholarship.