Today's News

  • Spainhour wants state to 'do better'

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s a matter that government can do better; it’s a matter that government must do better.

        With that in mind, John Spainhour has jumped into the ring as a candidate for the 20th District state senate seat. The position is open at year’s end as incumbent Gary Tapp opted to not run for re-election.

        While the attorney from Shepherdsville has never officially run for political office, he has plenty of campaign experience.

  • Bernheim hosts Valentine's dinner

    Valentine’s Dinner with Your Sweetheart: An Evening Among the Stars

    Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14

    7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

    Visitor Center

        Members, $120.00 per couple; Non-members, $150.00 per couple

    Reservation and payment deadline, Monday, February 8: (502) 955-8512

        Plan now for a romantic dinner with your special someone and enjoy a magical evening in Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest’s enchanting Visitor Center.

  • Lee's big regional propels her to state

        HEBRON ESTATES - A pair of top-five finishes by North Bullitt junior Caroline Lee highlighted a strong showing by the young Bullitt County swimming program.

        The top finishes by Lee qualified her for this week’s Kentucky State Swimming and Diving Championships where she will once again compete at the Ralph Wright Natatorium on the University of Louisville campus.

  • Family has goal of raising $1 million for son’s selection to clinic study

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The family is not going to walk down that funeral aisle again with one of their children without another fight.

        Miranda and Neil Goranflo continue to work toward finding a cure for Carter, their four-year-old boy, who suffers from Late Infantile Batten Disease, a genetic disorder with no known cure.

        The family’s daughter, Hailey, died from the rare disease Jan. 17 at the age of 7.


    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of Feb. 8:



    KY 61: Construction delays are possible between John Harper Highway and Cardinal Avenue (mile points 19.4 and 20.1) for roadway widening.

  • Wired 65 training program set for February

        LOUISVILLE - The McConnell Training and Technology Center (MTTC) will host a Wired65 Entrepreneurial Networking Seminar next month. The seminar will take place at 1:00 pm on February 11 at MTTC’s Industry Road location. All 50 seats are available first-come first-serve at no cost. Those interested must register for the event at .

  • Chargers take no prisoners in sweep of North

        HEBRON ESTATES - There was no joy in the Eagles’ Nest on Friday as arch-rival Bullitt East swooped in and stole a pair of lopsided victories.

        This was the first of two meetings this season between the county rivals. Because of a format change, these two games did not count toward the 24th District seeding standings. That will all change when the two schools meet again on Feb. 12 in Mount Washington.

  • Committee to look at using $6 million in recovery bonds

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County has over $6 million in funding for capital projects that will spur economic recovery.

        And members of the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority want to make sure those bond funds are utilized.

        Members were concerned in November as they felt the application deadline for the bond issues would be at the end of December.

        Board chairman Happy Cahoe said that date is actually at the end of December 2010.

  • Snow hits county; no major problems

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Despite a snowfall ranging from three to six inches on Monday evening, few major disturbances were reported in Bullitt County.

        Mike Phillips, director of emergency services, reported that dispatchers were fairly quiet even though it was one of the largest snowfalls in recent years.

        There were several accidents on Interstate 65; however, Phillips said, the state, county and city road crews did an excellent job on the roadways and most were in good condition as of Tuesday afternoon.

  • Bullitt East squad has plenty to cheer about at world competition

        NASHVILLE - When the Bullitt East cheerleading team went to Nashville, Tenn., to compete in the World Cheerleading Association Nationals competition on Dec. 27, the girls took little with them besides their bags, their coaches, their families and friends.

        When they returned to Mount Washington two days later, they brought home a title.