Today's News

  • What did Calvin Goode and John Renfrow have in common

     Calvin Goode was born in Kentucky in 1895 and he was the son of Owen R. Good and Elizabeth Roby. 

    Calvin’s father was a farmer and Calvin grew up on the farm with his siblings.  

    In 1900, Calvin and his family lived in Bullitt County, Kentucky with his grandmother Elizabeth at the time was head of the house hold.

    Owen Goode was born in Kentucky at the end of the Civil War in 1865. Owen married Elizabeth Roby in 1895 in Clark County, Indiana.

  • Walmart to invest $41 million in distribution facility

                 SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County has been graced with yet another major economic announcement.

                Retail giant Walmart and its subsidiary Jet.com, announced a $41 million investment in Bullitt County on Thursday.

                The distribution and fulfillment center will bring 400 full-time jobs to the new facility, which will be located in the Velocity 65 Trade Center off Cedar Grove Road.

  • Lady Cougar soccer on upward learning curve

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Former Bullitt Central girls’ soccer coach Stephanie Warner worked hard trying to build up the numbers in the program. It was just two years ago that the team by-passed the post-season because of low numbers.

    Warner’s work paid off as last season the Lady Cougars posted a 7-13 mark, which included a win in the 23rd District Tournament and a trip to the Sixth Region Tournament.

  • Bullitt County 9-11 salute to be held on Sept. 9

     The annual 9-11 memorial and salute to first responders will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, near the courthouse.

    Special speakers will include those who worked with the late Dan Johnson during his efforts after the terrorist attack in New York.

    This is an opportunity to salute all those who work as first responders in our community.

    Rebecca Johnson and Gary Lawson will again be coordinating this memorial event.

    Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Lavender Leaf specializes in special event occasions

     HILLVIEW - A special occasion was hosted by a new business that specializes in special occasions.

    Lavender Leaf Events hosted a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting to commemorate its new location.

    Owner Kelly Walz said Lavender Leaf Events specializes in linens and decor, along with tables and chairs, helping to decorate at any special event.

    “We’ll come in and set it all up, and we’ll come back and tear it all down,” Walz said.

  • Club Wag new place for your pet to get those special treatments

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Trusting someone to watch over a furbaby is an act of trust and it’s one that the owners of Club Wag in Mount Washington take seriously.

    “It’s very, very personal,” owner Kayla Tucker said. “Every dog that comes through the door is my dog. I get a little territorial. They’re my baby and I treat them just like I would my own.”

    Tucker recently celebrated the ribbon cutting of her latest shop, located at 890 N. Bardstown Road in Mount Washington.

  • KSP Post 4 Labor Day Holiday Period Traffic Safety Checkpoints

     Elizabethtown, KY. (August 29, 2018)–The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 4 would like to offer periodic reminders to drivers who travel our roadways. Our agency strives daily to ensure the safety of the motoring public. Some of these proactive measures include various traffic safety checkpoints and saturating known problematic areas in the district through general patrol tactics.

  • North draws first blood over BC -- again

     HEBRON ESTATES – Winning most of the key points at the end of each game, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles pulled out a 25-23, 25-21, 25-21 victory over Bullitt Central in the first meeting of the season between the two rivals.

    Actually, the outcome shouldn’t be a surprise. Since the 2012, the first when the two Bullitt County teams were placed together in the 23rd District, North Bullitt has won the first regular season meeting. That should be important as it has given the Lady Eagles the top seed for the district tournament.

  • North & East clash Wednesday

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – In the most anticipated soccer match of the regular season, North Bullitt and Bullitt East will renewal their rivalry once more when the two Sixth Region powers collide at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday on the Lady Chargers’ home field.

    This will be the first meeting between the two squads since last season’s Sixth Region championship game, a contest that North Bullitt won 1-0.

  • Father, son emphasize need for college, career readiness

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Michael Paul Rippy Jr. was Bullitt Central High School’s top 2018 graduate and is majoring in finance as a University of Kentucky freshman.

    Michael Paul Rippy Sr. is a successful builder and project manager for EH Construction which built the college and career centers at Bullitt East and North Bullitt High Schools along with the major renovations at Mount Washington Elementary and Bullitt Lick Middle Schools.

    The father and son chose different paths…one selected the college pathway while the other opted for a career choice.