Today's News

  • Don’t let graduation cause shattered dreams

     HEBRON ESTATES - Each year the North Bullitt High School Youth Services Center presents its “Day of Shattered Dreams” event to warn senior students about the dangers of impaired driving prior to their prom.

    This year’s event theme was Eagles Soaring Purpose: Death Defying Decisions.

    The event included a fatal wreck scene, with students and their family members portraying an accident caused by drunk driving.

  • Celebrate Good Times From The Metro United Way

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — It was a record investment into agencies serving the people of Bullitt County.

    The Metro United Way unveiled the 2018 total of individuals who have been helped in Bullitt County — one number at a time.

    Then the four digits were displayed, it showed a number of 8,264 individuals served.

    And the big check revealed a monetary investment of $165,500 to county agencies.

    The Metro United Way caravan stopped in Bullitt County outside the Woodsdale One-Room Schoolhouse.

  • New animal shelter to be part of energy plan?

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — The Bullitt County Public School System continues to save millions of dollars in energy costs thanks to a performance analysis years ago.

    Now, Bullitt Fiscal Court is looking to utilize the same technique to save itself money in operations at its various facilities.

    Perfection Group was selected as the vendor to look at the county’s situation and make recommendations.

    Tony Apro of Perfection Group said the county has the option to do as much or as little of the improvements.

  • AG says Hillview did violate open records request by resident

     HILLVIEW  -- The city of Hillview failed to properly respond to part of an open records request.

    The Kentucky Attorney General’s office gave an opinion on an appeal filed by Jennifer Smith.

    Smith made a request for information on April 2-3, 2018, involving visits by police officers to her home on March 24-25.

  • Special ceremony in honor of Cadet Day at NB

     HEBRON ESTATES - Members of the North Bullitt High School JROTC program understand what it means to honor the military on Memorial Day.

    But during a special day for its own members, known annually as Cadet Day, two of their own were honored in a special fashion.

    Jesse Schott, a current JROTC member, has been recognized throughout the year while continuing to fight physical issues related to a brain tumor.

    As part of Cadet Day, JROTC instructor 1SG Gene Siler invited Team Fastrax to participate in a special ceremony honoring Schott.

  • Council talks ‘chicken’ with MW residents

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — If dogs are allowed to bark, why aren’t roosters allowed to crow?

    Residents flocked to the Mount Washington City Council to ask that question and encourage the council to amend an ordinance prohibiting chickens and roosters in the city.

    Over 275 residents signed an online petition headed by resident Brian Brashear, who took the lead during the conversation.

  • Carnell named to Hall’s All-Commonwealth team

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Former Bullitt Central football standout Trevor Carnell was recently named to the Community Trust Bank 2018 Kentucky Collegiate All-Commonwealth Team.

    The honor is bestowed by the Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame. Carnell and the other recipients will be honored on Friday at the Lexington Opera House. The Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame will also induct six new members that evening.

    Carnell will be a senior running back at Centre College this fall and he was one of four Colonels’ players on the All-Commonwealth Team.

  • BE’s Rigdon casts his lot with Campbellsville’s fishing team

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It didn’t take much for Bullitt East senior Will Rigdon to decide that Campbellsville University was the place for him.

    In fact, it would have been a big shock to those around him if he hadn’t cast his lot with the Tigers’ fishing program.

    Yes, Rigdon did listen to overtures from Bellarmine as well as Georgetown, but everything pointed to Campbellsville.

  • Bullitt Central finishes second at NASP Worlds

     LOUISVILLE – Improving by 43 points from a year earlier, Bullitt Central jumped all the way to a second place finish last weekend at the NASP World Tournament at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

    Bullitt Central posted a score of 3,446 and finished just eight points behind Castle High School from Indiana for the world title.

  • Hebron Presbyterian still going strong after 160 years

     PIONEER VILLAGE — For 160 years, Hebron Presbyterian has served members of northern Bullitt County.

    The church celebrated at the church with a walk down memory lane.

    Displays lined the edge of the room showcasing the church’s history in categories ranging from weddings to old newsletters. Dozens of photo books featured hundreds of photographs taken at church events or of church members. A quilt was on exhibit that had been passed down through five generations of church members.