Today's News

  • Winners named in ‘13 Valentine Gala

     Winners were named in the American Red Cross Valentine Gala packages.

  • The Castle is back in business

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County’s craving is over!

  • Southeast Bullitt allowed to expand territory in Belmont

     LEBANON JUNCTION – While Bullitt Fiscal Court members had no interest in adjusting the 1982 boundaries set up as the Lebanon Junction Fire Protection District, they did accept a petition allowing another existing district to expand.

  • East tunes up for post-season with BC sweep

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Chargers and Lady Chargers both tuned-up for the post-season with a pair of impressive wins over Bullitt Central on Tuesday in the first to last games of the regular season for both squads.

  • BE girls finish on a high note beating Sacred Heart

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A second half to remember gave the Bullitt East Lady Chargers their most impressive victory of the season on Friday as the red and gold stunned Sacred Heart 53-48 in the traditional final game of the regular season for both teams.

  • Teams will start playing for keeps on Monday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – One and done.

  • ROADWORK: Week of Feb. 18

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Feb. 18:

    Bullitt County:

    KY 44:  Delays possible between Bullitt Lick Creek and Saltwell Road in Shepherdsville (mile points 10.3 to 11.7) due to sidewalk repairs and improving ramps to ADA compliance.  Motorists should watch for flagging operations Monday – Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

    Jefferson County:

  • Spring forest fire hazard season has begun

         FRANKFORT – Kentucky law designates Feb. 15 through April 30 as spring forest fire hazard season.  During this time, it is illegal to burn anything within 150 feet of any woodland or brushland between the daylight hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. The law is intended to prevent forest fires by allowing outdoor burning only after 6 p.m. when conditions are less likely to cause a wildfire to spread.

  • Hemp part of bills sent to House for consideration

     FRANKFORT – In a 30-day “short session” like this year, it’s difficult for both chambers to fully consider all the bills that have been filed.  However, over the last two weeks, the Senate has taken early action on major legislation, giving the House more time to study those bills.

    This week the Senate passed important bills addressing economic development, the state’s General Fund debt, healthcare, and school safety.

  • Felons Among Us

      Can felons be forgiven, or should they be penalized permanently?

    Your General Assembly continues to increase the number of felony offenses on the statutes.  It happens when we are approached by a constituent or special interest group who want to strongly discourage certain behavior.  A legislator might respond by introducing a bill that increases a penalty from a misdemeanor/violation to a “Class D” felony.  If convicted of a Class D felony, a judge can sentence you for incarceration from one to 5 years.