Today's News

  • Tax rate could be easier sell if belts were tightened at same time

     The Bullitt County Public School Board took the proper route recently when it approved a 4 percent tax hike by a 3-2 margin.

  • Lady Chargers get key win; BC and NB off to quick starts

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers picked up a huge win during the first two weeks of the high school volleyball season. It was a win that head coach Ed Fisher hopes propels the team to post-season success.

  • BE finishes strong at Tiger Run

     LOUISVILLE – The first major cross-country event of the season showed that Bullitt East will be a power in both boys’ and girls’ action even with the move to Class AAA this season.

  • Families try to turn tragedy into awareness for others

     Missy Gousha, a Mount Washington resident and business owner, said her son, Michael, was a jokester.

    “He was very fun loving,” she said.

    Donna Neblett, another Mount Washington resident, said her daughter, Rachael, wanted to be a brain surgeon so she could uncover the cause of Alzheimer’s, a disease that affected her grandfather.

    Donna and Missy, while not related, are a part of the same story. They are parents who have lost children to death by suicide.

    It’s a story that’s surprising, but not uncommon.


      The Bullitt County Public Schools Calendar of Events for the month of August 2013. For more information call your school or the BCPS Central Office, 869-8000, or visit www.bullittschools.org/wp/.





  • BC's quick start takes the bite out of Bulldogs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Scoring on each of its first two possessions and four of the first five times it had the ball in the game, the Bullitt Central Cougars got the 2013 season off to a strong start as they rolled past visiting Fairdale 44-0 on Friday.

         Bullitt Central had 430 yards of total offense and turned the ball over only once as they defeated a Fairdale team that was also playing for the first time this season. This was the first meeting between the two teams during the regular season in over 15 years.

  • Late Eagle drive ends at 6-yard line in loss

     HEBRON ESTATES – After a horrible start to the 2013 season, the North Bullitt Eagles returned home for week two of action and showed some improvements in key areas.

         Unfortunately, where the green and gold could not show a plus was in the win column as the team fell to Southern 13-8. It was the first win for the Trojans over their county line rivals since 2004, although the two teams have not met every year. North Bullitt had won the last two meetings.

  • WHAT A GAME... East wins offensive clash

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Forget the 126 points.

         Never mind the nearly 1,200 total yards between the two teams.

         And you might even overlook the 19 touchdowns scored.

         The single-most important play in a night of many, many big plays may have come with 33 seconds remaining.

         With Bullitt East leading 67-59, yes, 67-59, Nelson County had one final chance to score and force overtime.

  • Farm Bureau to host its Outstanding youth contest

          We will be holding the Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest on Sept. 21.  Contestants must be 15 years old, but not have reached 19 years old by Jan. 1, 2014.

  • County to consider making adults pay price

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A committee of leaders throughout the county are on a mission.

         The mission is to gather information needed for Bullitt County’s certification of a Work-Ready Community.

         A work group co-chaired by school superintendent Keith Davis and county judge Melanie Roberts is nearing the first stage – the application process.

         The next goal is to be declared a Work Ready Community In Progress with hopes of garnering statewide certification.