Today's News

  • BE looking to refocus after region excitement

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - While winning any regional championship is an exciting event, I think I can say without hesitation that no team in Kentucky had a bigger emotional explosion in winning their regional basketball title than the Bullitt East Chargers.

  • County figures look to be on par with budget

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - You hear about governmental agencies running in the red during the current fiscal year.
        What condition is Bullitt County?
        Through seven months, which ended on Jan. 31, 2012, here's a snapshot of financial condition of Bullitt County's budget, including revenue items.
        The public must consider that some revenue items and some expenses may occur at certain times of the fiscal year.

  • Process can start to replace magistrate

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - A replacement will now be sought for the vacancy created by the resignation of magistrate Dan Kelty.
        Kelty, who is in the second year of a four-year term as Second District magistrate, that he planned to resign by the end of last week.
        The comments came after a member of the audience asked Kelty about his future during Tuesday's fiscal court meeting.

  • Wilson loves what she does as county's top elementary teacher

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - When it comes to being an educator, Crossroads Elementary kindergarten teacher Carla Wilson has a simple philosophy: love what you do.
        After 17 years in education Wilson, 41, still loves what she does and it has not gone unnoticed.
        For her passion and commitment to education, Wilson was recently named Bullitt County Public School's 2012 Elementary School Teacher of the Year.

  • County clean up days back this April

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Get your junk ready.
        The Bullitt County cleanup days will be returning this spring.
        One of the county's most popular services, the tentative dates will be sometime during the latter part of April.
        Solid waste coordinator Larry Hatfield said it cost the county about $25,000 to do cleanup days the last time.
        That included 44 dumpsters full of junk.

  • Traffic stop helps lead police to three arrests

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A simple traffic stop has led to the arrest of three individuals allegedly involved with the theft of items approaching $100,000 at the Awesome Flea Market in January.
        And that investigation may also lead to law enforcement officials solving crimes in other counties.
        The Bullitt County Grand Jury indicted Peter J. Barth, Allen D. Hodge and Stafford B. Maraman on various theft-related charges.

  • UPDATE - ROADWORK: Week of March 12

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of March 12:

    UPDATE (3/15): The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 announces that KY 1526 (Bells Mill Road) will be reduced to one lane at the bridge over Floyds Fork (mile point 14.2) in Bullitt County. This lane closure is scheduled for Thursday, March 15th, from 5 p.m. until midnight. KYTC crews will be performing bridge deck repairs and will flag traffic through the work zone


  • Teen escapes injury in one vehicle wreck

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A Mount Washington teen escaped a single-vehicle crash virtually unharmed Friday afternoon.

  • Slayton wins Mason-Dixon 800 as Eagle boys’ team finishes fifth

     LOUISVILLE - In what could be a banner year for track and field in Bullitt County this spring, five of the six area teams sent small contingents last Saturday to the Mason-Dixon Games at Broadbent Arena.

  • University of Louisville baseball players visit Pleasant Grove Elementary

     University of Louisville baseball players recently visited Pleasant Grove Elementary for Read Across America, the National Education Association’s annual reading motivation and awareness program.

    The U of L players visited PGES on March 2, which was Read Across America day and the birthday of children’s author Dr. Seuss.

    The players read Dr. Seuss books aloud and fielded questions from students.