Today's News

  • Retired Teachers Week observed

     You may not know this, but the week of October 21 through 27 has been designated Retired Teachers Week.  Never heard of it?  That’s possible since this is only the second year time has been set aside to recognize the continuing contributions of retired educators.  However, given the already crowded number of weeks, days, and months set aside for some group or cause, why create another?

  • MW to tighten reins on driving city vehicles

     The joy rides on the city dollar have come to a halt in Mount Washington. At Monday night’s city counil meeting, the Mount Washington Police Chief Roy Daugherty asked the council to approving an ammendum to the city vehicle policy.

    He said they’ve been having problems with some officers using their police cars for personal trips out of the county.

    “It could save quite a bit of money in fuel cost,” he said.

  • Lady Eagles go back-to-back in district crowns

     HIGHVIEW -- As the defending district champions, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles had an expectation to repeat as winners of the 23rd District soccer title in 2013.

  • County looking for answers on VINE system

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A critical service provided to those who have been victims of criminal acts may not not always have that service.

  • 25th annual Halloween 200 Sunday at Salem Speedway

     SALEM, Ind. – The ultimate challenge of 200 grueling laps faces drivers from a multi-state area in the 25th annual Smoker Friendly Discount Tobacco Halloween 200 on Sunday, October 27th at Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery.

    “It’s the most challenging and demanding race of the season at Salem,” said track general manager Richard Deaton.  “It takes a combination of driving ability and good fortune to survive the three plus hours of intense on-track action.”

  • Second bomb threat in month at Courthouse

     UPDATE (1:57 p.m.): The Bullitt County Courthouse building has been cleared and re-opened by officials. Other areas remain evacuated.


    For the second time in a calendar month the Bullitt County Courthouse and surrounding area was evacuated due to an alleged bomb threat.

  • Chargers take Clash, Bullitt Cup

     HEBRON ESTATES -- Coaches are always looking for things which might play a role in a Friday night football game.

  • Shelby's late finish trumps BC's start

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Wanting to rebound from a disappointing game the week before, Bullitt Central followed the game plan.

  • BEHS students have a special place to call 'home'

     Bullitt East High School is taking extra steps to ensure its student population creates lasting bonds before exiting the school halls forever.

    The school recently instituted a new structure called Houses, which has divided the students into ten homerooms or their “house” with all four grade levels mixed in.

     Fortis (courage), Muneris (responsibility), Spero (hope), Bonitas (goodness), Episteme (knowledge), Tharrhountes (courage), Koinonia (community), Augmentum (growth), Somnium (dream) and Pisti (loyalty) are the ten houses.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Oct. 18, 2013

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice. 

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.