Today's News

  • No comfort found in lopsided Cougar win

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A fan looking at the box score would probably be overjoyed with Bullitt Central's 63-24 victory over Iroquois on Friday night.

        However, don't count Dan Leasor and his coaching staff among those who would be pleased.

        "We're spoiled," said Leasor, whose Cougars are now 6-2 on the season with two key road games to close out the regular season. "I'm embarrassed by this. We weren't ready tonight. If I could, I'd fire me."

  • Eagles strong again shutting out LaRue Co.

        HEBRON ESTATES - Putting together maybe its best half of football this season, the homestanding North Bullitt Eagles completely dominated district foe LaRue County 42-0 Friday.

        The game featured six touchdowns for the Eagles, all coming from at least 32 yards out. And two of the scores came on the first play after the Hawks committed turnovers.

  • Tourist numbers rebounding in mid-year

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission members appeared pleased during their September meeting as they received some encouraging numbers.

        August reports on Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, general tourism, hotels and restaurants showed some improvement compared to the past few years, which tourism officials indicated may be a sign of recovery.


    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of October 18:

    Bullitt County:

    Routine maintenance.

  • North boys, East girls fall in district soccer semis

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Life has been tough for the Bullitt County soccer programs since the formation of the present Ninth District alignment over the past decade or so.

        No local team, boys or girls, has been able to win a title over powerful teams from the three Nelson County schools. Only twice, both times by the Bullitt East boys, has a local team reached the championship game and then advanced on to regional play.

        There was more frustration this season, but there were also some glimmers of hope.

  • BC FFA competes in Farm Bureau contests

        Bullitt Central FFA advocated new involvement in the community, outspoken leadership, and agriculture education to strengthen the relationship between FFA and Farm Bureau as well as to prove younger generation’s interest in agriculture.

  • Bullitt Central breaks streak, wins district crown

        HEBRON ESTATES - For the past six years, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers had a grip on the 29th District volleyball championship.

        However, hit by heavy graduation losses, Bullitt Central coach Jennifer Romine knew that the district crown was up for grabs this season.

        Shedding some first-game tightness, it was indeed time for the Lady Cougars to shine by coming from behind to defeat Bullitt East, 21-25, 26-24 and 25-16.

  • Colorfest returns to Bernheim this weekend

        CLERMONT - Billed as “one of Kentucky’s top favorite fall festivals”, ColorFest will take place again this weekend at Bernheim Forest.

        The annual celebration of autumn’s most symbolic change is scheduled Saturday, Oct. 16, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 17, from noon to 5 p.m.

        Bernheim marketing and communications officer Susan Ritter said the 15th annual celebration should be one of the best ever for viewing the foliage.

  • HistoryMobile, walking tour set for Mt. Washington

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Abraham Lincoln’s coming to town…sort of.

        This weekend visitors and local residents alike will have the opportunity to explore “Kentucky’s Abraham Lincoln” when the Kentucky Historical Society’s HistoryMobile makes a stop in downtown Mount Washington.