Today's News

  • Spurling ready to take net game to Campbellsville University

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Not deciding that volleyball might be a game she would like to compete at until she was a freshman at Bullitt Central, Sarah Spurling made up for lost time and is now headed to the next level, having signed to play at Campbellsville University.
        The Lady Cougar senior made that official on Thursday, signing the papers in the school's library with her mother, grandparents and high school coaches present along with Campbellsville head coach Amy Eckenfels.

  • BC's Helm set for state

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central senior Megan Helm came up a single pin short of a singles title at the Region 3 Tournament recently at Dixie Lanes in southwest Jefferson County.
        Still, after dominating the qualifying, Helm's runner-up finish was good enough to advance her to the first-ever Ebonite/KHSAA Bowling State Championships which will be held on Thursday and Friday, March 22-23 at Executive Strike and Spare in Louisville.

  • State Bound!! Lady Eagles slip past arch-rival PRP in final

        LOUISVILLE - North Bullitt and Pleasure Ridge Park might not have a big rivalry in most sports, but when it comes to girls' bowling, the two programs are among the elite teams in the blossoming sport.
        The Lady Panthers have won four of the last five state championships. The only year they didn't win it was in 2009 when North Bullitt grabbed the title. That makes it a big deal when the two clash in major competitions.

  • 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