Today's News

  • Klothe-a-Kid

     HILLVIEW--It’s been about four years since former Bullitt County resident Bethany Kennedy had her house burn down right after her family moved to Bardstown. But she’ll always remember it because of the good will that was born from it. She was pregnant and had three children.

  • Jail roof talk just jumping off point

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A discussion on fixing leak issues on the roof at the Bullitt County Detention Center ventured off course.


     Bullitt County Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday, January 7, due to continuous inclement weather conditions.

    Schools were closed on Monday as a result of freezing temperatures and potentially hazardous driving situations.

    With the forecast expected to remain in single digits and wind chills below zero, the Bullitt County Public School Board made the decision early Monday to cancel Tuesday classes as well.


     The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a winter storm watch for Bullitt County beginning at 6 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, through midnight Monday.

    NWS is predicting a period of mixed precipitation Sunday morning with heavier snow in the afternoon.

    The snowfall combined with extremely cold temperatures and gusty winds could result in slick roadways and limited visibility. Wind chills are expected to drop below zero.

  • Bullitt East Cheer success

     The goal is to once again bring  home a national cheerleading title.

    En route to that competition in February in Orlando, the Bullitt East small cheer squad won its regional competition and then finished fourth in the state KHSAA cheerleading competition recently in Lexington.

    Coach Nate Fulghum said the core group of girls are well-rounded in all areas of the routine and that allows the squad to have a high degree of difficulty.

  • MW addresses employee benefits

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The year was  almost over but the Mount Washington city council is still checking their lists twice to make sure all of their city employees are taken care of in 2014.

    The council called a special meeting recently to discuss employee healthcare benefits for next year.

    The council elected to adopt a single core plan for healthcare next year recommended by insurance representative Deborah Woodward via conference call.

  • Bullitt County officials meet with Sen. Dan Seum

     State Sen. Dan Seum met with elected officials from Bullitt County during a recent visit to the state Capitol.

    The officials toured the Capitol and heard a presentatiion from Seum on how the upcoming 2014 legislative session may impact Bullitt County road projects.

  • Budget main priority for state’s legislators

     FRANKFORT - While there are dozens of issues considered during a legislative session, the General Assembly’s top priority in even-numbered years is always the same: Adopt a budget to run state government.

    Although planning began months ago, the first official stop of what is a multi-stage process came a little before Christmas, when the state’s Consensus Forecasting Group gave its final revenue forecast and predicted growth of about 2.6 percent annually for the next two fiscal years.

  • District judges attend annual conference

     FRANKFORT - District Court judges from across the state participated in the participated in the 2013 District Judges Fall College that took place Nov. 4-6 in Lexington. 

    District judges Rebecca Ward and Jennifer Porter attended from Bullitt County.

    The state Administrative Office of the Courts provided the judicial education program for the state’s district judges. 

  • GED certificates earned by those in detention center

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Eight individuals who have been incarcerated in the Bullitt County Detention Center made good use of their time.

    The eight individuals recently completed their GED requirements.

    They were honored in a ceremony at the jail recently.

    The graduates were: Kalena Ash, Whitney Brown, Benjamin Greer, Derek Hughes, Anthony Lancaster, Heather Lewis, Justin Miller and Jeremy Stiggers.

    The GED program is administered by Jefferson Community and Technical College on Buffalo Run Road in Shepherdsville.