Today's News

  • BCPS school board votes to raise tax rates

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Property owners in Bullitt County will be paying a few more dollars to the public school system.

            By the narrowest of margins, the Bullitt County Public School Board voted 3-2 on Tuesday evening to take the 4 percent allowed and to raise its tax rate when bills are sent out later this month.

            After a proposal to only raise the real property tax by 2 percent failed, the board voted to increase all rates by the amount allowable without fear of voter recall.

  • Center for Women site in Bullitt staying busy

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A semblance of stability in a secure location has allowed the Center for Women and Families to steadily increase services for Bullitt County.

        A local advisory council, along with increased security by local police, have also helped CWF maintain focus in assisting area clients.


    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of September 6:

    No interstate lane closures September 3-6, 2010 due to the Labor Day Holiday

    Bullitt County:

    Routine maintenance

    Jefferson County:

  • Young Farmer competition now underway

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The annual Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest will be held on Sept. 11. 

        Contestants must be 15 years old, but not have reached 19 years old by January 1, 2011.

        They must be a member of Bullitt County Farm Bureau and must submit a contest application, along with a certified copy of school grades for the past two years.

  • NB's Aubrey gets late call to play basketball at IUS

        HEBRON ESTATES - Never give up.

        High school athletes hear that all the time from their coaches, but it is mostly concerning what they are doing on the court or field at that particular time. That philosophy worked just fine for North Bullitt senior Kenton Aubrey but in a slightly different way.

  • Turnover woes haunt Eagles in setback to Doss

        LOUISVILLE - An inconsistent opening night proved costly to the North Bullitt Eagles on Thursday as they dropped a 17-15 decision to Class 5-A power Doss on the road.

        Playing on Thursday for TV purposes, the Eagles showed some positive signs, but also made a bundle of mistakes as they lost for the eighth straight time over the past two seasons.

  • Curve claims another life

        HILLVIEW - A driver died following a collision with a dumptruck on Highway 61 Monday morning.

        The accident took place in front of 4456 N. Preston Highway just after 11 a.m., according to Hillview Police Ofc. Roy Raines.

        Bullitt County Sheriffs Chief Deputy Mike Cook said a black Dodge pickup truck was headed northbound when it crossed the line into the northbound lane, making contact with the rear tire area of a dumptruck headed southbound.

  • Eagles will work to continue winning ways over Dragons

    HEBRON ESTATES - If there has been one team that North Bullitt has handled better than any other in recent years, it has been the South Oldham Dragons.

    The Eagles have won the past three meetings with the Crestwood school, beating a program that has not fielded a winning program over that time. A year ago North Bullitt beat the Dragons 21-7 and South Oldham went on to record a 3-8 record.

  • Lady Charger event has top flight field

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The fourth Lady Charger Invitational golf tournament will be the best yet as Bullitt East head coach Andy Oder has snared the top three teams from last season’s Kentucky State Tournament to compete Saturday at Heritage Hill Golf Course.

    The 2010 edition of the event is also referred to as the Bluegrass Invitational as Oder wants this event to become one of the premier events of the girls’ golf season in the state.

  • Intense - Lady Eagles rally past BC in tough battle

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - An emotionally supercharged early season showdown provided some of the best volleyball action the North Bullitt-Bullitt Central rivalry has seen on Tuesday when the programs collided in Shepherdsville.

        The teams split the first two games and the Lady Cougars were up 6-1 in the third game before North Bullitt went on a tear, reeling off 13 of the next 14 points en route to a 25-13 victory that didn’t highlight the intensity of the match.