Today's News

  • BE girls run into a buzzsaw at Butler

        LOUISVILLE - At the end of each of the past two basketball seasons, Bullitt East and Butler have met in the championship game of the Sixth Region Tournament.
        On Tuesday, the teams met for the first time since the Bearettes turned back the Lady Chargers 40-39 at Bellarmine University's Knights Hall.
        While Bullitt East is rebuilding, that is not the case for Butler. The two-time defending Sixth Region champions were in mid-season form on their home court as they swamped the Lady Chargers 50-26.

  • Chargers have to win 'ugly' at Butler 60-50

        LOUISVILLE - Even as good as the Bullitt East Chargers are this season, not every game is going to be a masterpiece.
        That was certainly the case on Tuesday as the Chargers went on the road for the first time this season and had to scratch and claw and battle with Butler for 32 minutes before turning back their Sixth Region rivals 60-50.

  • Subdivision zoning questions cleared up for MW

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Mount Washington City Council recently voted to rezone more than 243 acres under development on Bogard Lane from R-2 to R-3 Residential.

    River Crest Development, which owns the property located a half mile from Highway 44, requested the zoning change to build larger homes than the original zoning allowed.

    Bullitt County Planning and Zoning Commission members recommended the zoning change during their October regular meeting.

  • Grand Jury issues indictments for offenses

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The following individuals have been indicted with felony counts by the most recent term of the Bullitt County Grand Jury:
        *Jeffrey Walls - charged with sodomy and sexual abuse.
        According to the indictment, Walls allegedly had deviate sexual intercourse by forcible compulsion with an individual on May 5, 2011.
        The most serious of the charges is a Class B felony punishable by 10-20 years in prison.

  • Christmas comes early for Old Mill's Fox who loves arts

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Christmas came early for one local youngster when she was selected to play in the Louisville Ballet's 2011 production of "The Nutcracker."
        Old Mill Elementary fourth grader Whitney Fox, who has taken dance lessons since she was a toddler, auditioned for her part in August.

  • A New Tax?: User fee hike dies; court offers up sanitation tax

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Sanitation District is the proud owner of a system that has equipment that is reaching its 50th birthday.
        With aging equipment, district manager Jerry Kennedy would like to make some improvements. In fact, he has no choice but to make those improvements.
        The sanitation district had a solution for the money needs - a 3 percent increase in its user fees for those using over 2,000 gallons of water.

  • ROADWORK: Week of Dec. 12

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

    Bullitt County:

    KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road):  Construction delays possible between Interstate 65 and Cedar Grove Elementary School (mile points 1.0 and 2.0) due to roadway widening.

    Jefferson County:

  • BBB Alert: Phishing Attack Using BBB Name Strikes Again

     The Better Business Bureau is issuing an urgent scam alert cautioning businesses and consumers about an email that is purporting to be from a bbb.org email address about a recently filed complaint.

    The email contains a dangerous attachment regarding a complaint and appears to direct recipients to the BBB website. This is a scam. The BBB does not send complaints as attachments via email.

  • JOBS: Market still tight as faithful continue search

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Like so many Kentuckians out of work, 20-year-old Michael Curtsinger is having a hard time finding a job. 

  • Indictments handed down by Bullitt County Grand Jury

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The following individuals have been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury: