Today's News

  • LJ look at adjusting water rates in future

    LEBANON JUNCTION - Lebanon Junction residents may see higher water bills in the near future if city officials decide to increase water rates.
        During the January regular meeting of the Lebanon Junction City Council, members briefly discussed raising rates on all city water customers to make up for wholesale rate increases expected from supplier Louisville Water Company.

  • Council demands financial status...quickly

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bills will continue to be paid in the city of Shepherdsville but only with the support of the mayor.
        Mayor Scott Ellis broke a 3-3 tie and Shepherdsville will continue to pay its bills. However, he agreed that some type of financial information should be available quickly for councilmembers.
        Councilman Bernie Brown raised the question and made the motion to stop paying bills due to having no information on the revenue and expenses in the city.

  • Group gets wish...Bullitt to be major portion of two state House districts

        FRANKFORT - Two. That's the number of representatives Bullitt County will have in the Kentucky House under a legislative redistricting plan that passed 63-34 on the House floor Thursday.
         When David Strange and Scott Wantland heard the news they almost leapt out of their seats.
        "If I danced, I'd be dancing right now," said Strange, who has worked more than a year with Wantland and other local residents to improve Bullitt County's representation in Frankfort.

  • LJ man, grandsons die in S.C. fire

                LEBANON JUNCTION - A longtime fixture in the communities of Clermont and Lebanon Junction, along with his two grandsons, lost their lives on Wednesday in a mobile home fire in Loris, S.C.

                Hugh Elliott, 85, and his grandsons, Conner Lynn Elliott, 7, and Austin Davis Elliott, 9, died on smoke inhalation early Wednesday morning.

  • School Board Recognition Month

     The five members of the Bullitt County Board of Education oversee a $100 million budget and make decisions about multimillion-dollar building projects. But they also make certain the individual child in the Bullitt County Public School district gets what he or she needs to successfully learn in school and beyond. All that is done in the face of shrinking state and federal dollars for education and tough economic times locally.

  • Maryville Elementary begins Citizen School

     Bringing to life what students are learning in school and making it a reality.

  • Bullitt County Shooting Sports always looking for new members

     Bullitt County Shooting Sports began in 1993 with just a rifle team. Today we shoot Archery on Monday nights at Chickasaw Archery Club from 6-8:30 p.m. 

  • All-breed puppy match Sunday at Paroquet

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - An all-breed puppy match will be held Sunday, Jan. 15, at the Paroquet Springs Conference Center.

    The match is opened to all AKC registerable dogs at least three months in age. Puppies will be judged separately from adults. 

  • Eagles return to winning ways with victory at Whitefield

     HEBRON ESTATES - After a few bumps in the road after Christmas, the North Bullitt Eagles seem to have regained their winning form as they beat Whitefield Academy 66-35 on Friday for the team’s second straight win.

  • KYTC Crews Ready to Treat Roadways during Forecasted Winter Weather

     Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) road crews in Louisville and the surrounding counties are ready for the winter precipitation forecasted for today.

    KYTC staff are monitoring the weather and will send salt trucks out on the roadways as temperatures drop and the rain turns to snow this afternoon.