Today's News

  • Board opts for alternate calendar; fall break turns to Turkey week

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Students and teachers won’t start back to school quite as early in August as proposed.

    But they will each return to the classrooms a day earlier than this year.

    With a draft proposal from the calendar committee in hand, Bullitt County Public School Board members received two other options Tuesday evening from superintendent Keith Davis.

    In looking at the options, board members unanimously accepted a version that would alter some of the original proposals.

  • BE-BC girls' showdown set for Feb. 6; BE boys big Wednesday

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - With less than a month remaining in the regular season for area high school basketball teams, the final push for the top spots is still up in the air on both the boys’ and girls’ brackets in the 24th District.

    This year’s 24th District Tournament, the fourth under this alignment, will be hosted by North Bullitt starting on Monday, Feb. 23. For the first time ever, the entire event will be conducted in the month of February.

  • Southeast Bullitt battles house fire near Cedar Grove Road

    CEDAR GROVE – A Thursday morning fire severely damaged a home near Cedar Grove Road.

    Southeast Bullitt Fire units responded to a call on a house fire at 599 Wilderness Trail around 10:45 a.m.

    The homeowner, Rob Wafzig, was not at home when the fire took place.

    The house received heavy damage to the roof on one side. Southeast Bullitt chief Julius Hatfield said an interior stairway leading to the second level had been damaged and firefighters could not access the upstairs rooms from inside.

  • Coaches' 2008 All-Bullitt County Football Team

    Coaches' 2008 All-Bullitt County Football Team


    **Player of the Year**

    Jeremy Bennett - Junior - Bullitt Central

    **Defensive Player of the Year**

    Michael Bozarth - Senior - Bullitt East


    QB    Damion Wibbels    BC    6-2    185    SOPH.

    RB    Jeremy Bennett    BC    6-1    180    JR.

  • County still faces issues over facilities

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - If snow falls in Shepherdsville, it might not be a good idea to park or walk too close to the county courthouse or the judicial center.

    You might wind up with some snow crashing down upon you.

    Justin Howlett of Garland Industries said many of the plastic snowguards placed atop the judicial center had already popped off.

    And the courthouse never had any type of safeguards installed.

  • Football honors are rolling in for area standouts

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The 2008 high school football season is in the rear view mirror at this point, but awards from the most successful season ever for local football keep rolling in.

    Back in December, North Bullitt senior Dalton Cissell was named to the Associated Press All-State Football Team. He is the first, first-team All-State selection in Eagle history. In the past, both Kevin Crisp (1996) and Nick Valadez (2001) were selected second-team All-State honors (in the coaches’ voting).

  • Pharmacy suffers third break-in; police have new video photos

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Police continue to investigate a series of robberies at a local pharmacy.

    The Medica Pharmacy, located at 181 Highway 44 East, was robbed on Jan. 18. It was the third robbery at the location since Dec. 8.

    Shepherdsville Police Sgt. Ken Bernardi said investigators believed the break-in’s were committed by the same perpetrators.

    “The methods are pretty close,” he said.

  • Lady Chargers set to face state's top-ranked squad

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt East Lady Chargers, winners of eight of their past nine games, will face the ultimate challenge on Tuesday when they travel into Jefferson County to take on Iroquois, the state’s top-ranked girls’ basketball team.

    (It is hoped that the two teams will play, but it will only happen if both school systems are back in class that day.).

  • Hallman trial: Jurors listen to evidence in shooting death

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A 12-member jury panel will have the task of determining whether Steven Hallman murdered his wife or whether the two were wrestling with a gun that discharged and killed the 22-year-old woman.

    The two scenarios were set up by attorneys representing the prosecution and the defense Wednesday as the murder trial against Hallman began. The jury may get the case to decide by the end of this week.

    On Oct. 13, 2007, Kimberly Ann Hallman died of a gunshot wound to her brain at the couple’s town home on Miles Drive off Beech Grove Road.

  • New school in MW worries residents of Wilchar Estates

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The construction of a new school is normally a time of excitement, especially for students and teachers attending the new facility.

    However, if the school is built literally in your backyard, there may be reasons for concerns.

    Such was the case Tuesday as over a dozen residents of Wilchar Estates off Highway 44 East voiced their concerns to members of the Bullitt County Public School Board.

    The board is looking to construct its newest elementary school on property it owns behind Mount Washington Middle School.