Today's News

  • THANKS, FFA: Convention grows Bullitt economy

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s been almost six years since it left the area.

    And there is no doubt that the National FFA Convention held last week in Louisville had a huge impact on Bullitt County.

    Troy Beam, executive director of the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission, said he’s glad to see the convention back close to the county.

    “It’s a huge boom (of business),” he said.

  • Dishon facing new charges

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the third time in the past six months, Stanley Dishon is facing criminal charges in Bullitt County.

    Dishon, who most recently was indicted for the kidnapping and murder in 1999 of his niece, Jessica Dishon, is facing new charges.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury recently indicted Dishon for charges of sodomy and incest.

    According to the indictment, Dishon allegedly had deviate sexual intercourse by forcible compulsion between 1982 and 1987.

  • SAP: County part of plan to help inmates recover from substance abuse

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Recovery is a life-long process. And it’s a lesson inmates enrolled in Bullitt County’s first substance abuse program have been learning since April at the Bullitt County Detention Center.

    Melissa Gordon, program director, said they were fortunate to secure this program.

    “A majority of convicted felons have drug or alcohol addition,” she said.

    Inmates can apply for this six month-long program in which they learn about parenting, how to live a health life, and good work ethic and social skills.

  • Champs - Lady Chargers win Regional CC crown

     LOUISVILLE – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers introduced themselves to Class AAA with a bang on Saturday, winning the Region 3 title with a powerful performance against some of the top teams in the area.

    Led by sophomore Sierra Poppell, who finished second, the Lady Chargers had four of the top nine runners to finish with 35 points. Defending champion Manual was second 49 points while Male was third with 91 points with Butler was fourth with 93 points.

  • ‘Oh so close’ is just ‘oh-no’ for Bullitt East boys

     LOUISVILLE – There was more than a little disappointment after the boys’ race in the Class AAA, Region 3 Cross-Country Championships for the Bullitt East Chargers.

    Amazingly, the Bullitt East boys’ team didn’t come up a point short of qualifying for this week’s Kentucky State Cross-Country Championships. The Chargers came up zero points short.

  • Veterans should be remembered for dedication

     FRANKFORT - In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot. - Mark Twain

    Every day we have choices.

    Where to eat, where to shop, what to watch on television, where we go for our family vacation, and where we worship.

    I sometimes wonder if we take the time to think about those simple freedoms, and why we have them.

  • Chief Justice to decide if judge presides

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Trying to find out why a sentenced felon was released from custody may not be known for some time.

  • Beautification project on 245 will need to be scaled back

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--The new floor at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre has left some of the members of the Shepherdsville/ Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission grinding their teeth.

  • PLAYOFFS... Matchups on gridiron set for Friday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – When Bullitt Central failed to rally late against South Oldham on Friday the die was cast for the post-season pairings in Class 5-A, Region 2.

         The play-offs will start this week with almost ever team in the state taking part in a five-week mad dash that will end in Bowling Green December 6-7 with champions crowned in the six classifications.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Nov. 4, 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