Today's News

  • P&Z ready to wrap up comprehensive land-use plan

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - After years of talk, work, more talk and more work, the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission is ready to finish the update of the comprehensive land-use plan.

         But it will utilize the expertise of an engineering firm to complete the work in 2013.

         The planning commission unanimously recommended a proposal from Chris Lowery and Associates to complete the project.

  • Flaget Memorial Hospital offers blood pressure screenings, weight loss and smoking cessation programs

    Weight loss seminar

    Dr. Rob Farrell will cover the health risks of obesity and discuss options available for treatment Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 6 p.m. at Flaget Memorial Hospital, a part of KentuckyOne Health. To register for the free seminar, call 350-5492.

    Kick the Habit

  • ROADWORK: Week of Dec. 17

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Dec. 17:

    Bullitt County: 

    Routine maintenance 

    Jefferson County: 

    Interstate 64:  Laneclosures and delays possible at the Hurstbourne Parkway entrance and exit ramps (mile point 15.0) due to interchange improvements.

  • NB sweeps first-ever meeting with Thomas Nelson

          HEBRON ESTATES - Over time a rivalry could well develop between North Bullitt and the new high school in Nelson County...Thomas Nelson High School...in any number of sports, including basketball.

         However, in year one for the new school, in which they have no seniors, it is tough to get a good read, at least in basketball, about the strength of the Generals' program.

  • Chargers survive tough environment to win

          BUCKNER - There was no shortage of experience on the floor Tuesday as two of the most successful basketball programs in Kentucky over the past two seasons collided at Oldham County High School.

         Both Bullitt East and Oldham County are two-time defending regional champions. A year ago, the Colonels reached the semi-finals of the state tournament equaling what the Chargers had done the year before.

  • Lady Cougars erase long weekend with a big win

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - After a long weekend that extended the team's losing streak to three games, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars got back in the winning column on Tuesday as they rolled past visiting Seneca 66-52.

         The different came in the second quarter. Bullitt Central had a narrow 16-13 lead after the first quarter, but then went on an 18-4 run that broke the game open. The Lady Cougars pushed the lead to 29 points before Seneca made the final score more respectable.

  • Cougars hit FT to get past Whitefield

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - In a season in which wins will not be falling out of the sky, the Bullitt Central Cougars did get victory number three last week when they defeated visiting Whitefield Academy 61-52.

         In a game in which the Cougars converted only two three-pointers, the maroon and gray made up for that by hitting 17 of 21 at the foul line. That number included an eight of nine mark in the fourth quarter as Bullitt Central stretched a three point lead to as many as 12 points.

  • Constable to face charges of selling pain pills

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A constable serving the Second District of Bullitt County has found himself locked up in the Bullitt County Detention Center.

  • Brotherly East-North Mat Match

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - When Bullitt East and North met last week in a wrestling match, it was a brotherly event.

    When Adam Ritter became the Bullitt East coach for this season, it meant that he would be competing against older brother B.J. Ritter, who coaches the North Bullitt team.

    The two squads had already scrimmaged each other and last Wednesday they competed in an official match that Bullitt East won 48-33.

  • Be careful when giving donations at holidays

     As Kentuckians open their hearts and pocketbooks to help those in need this holiday season, Attorney General Jack Conway wants to make sure charitable donations end up where they are needed most and not in the hands of scam artists.