Today's News

  • 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. 

  • Religion, Speech, Assembly, Arms, Etc.

     Most Americans rightly look upon our U.S. Constitution with a form of reverence. So it might surprise you to learn that it was fiercely debated in the Congress and the state assemblies prior to its ratification.

  • Free app could help Android phone users find college facts

      FRANKFORT — Kentucky residents can now download a free KHEAA Kentucky College Access app for their Android phones. 

  • Middle School Governor’s Cup

     The following results were from the regional Middle School Governor’s Cup academic competition for Region 11:

  • Six locals headed to state; BC qualifies four for Lexington

     LOUISVILLE – Led by four wrestlers from Bullitt Central advancing to this week’s Kentucky State Wrestling Tournament in Lexington, the local contingent had a good showing over the weekend at the Region III Tournament at Iroquois High School.