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Today's News

  • Miracle finish lifts NB past doomed Southern

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the rest of the summer, members of the North Bullitt baseball team will pinch themselves and then smile, realizing that they really did beat bitter rival Southern 5-4 on Wednesday in the semi-finals of the 24th District Tournament at Bullitt Central.

  • Five face charges for rock throwing

        BROOKS - A man has been charged and four juveniles will also face charges in a series of alleged incidents where rocks were thrown at passing vehicles.

        In one of the cases, rocks were actually thrown at a man walking on North Lakeview Drive.

        Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department said that reports started on May 24 of a charcoal-colored Mustang having occupants that were throwing large rocks at passing vehicles.

  • MW man arrested for alleged act in Virginia

        STAFFORD, Va. - The Stafford County Sheriff’s office reports the arrest of Charles Wayne McClain, age 53, of 357 Winchester Drive, Mt. Washington.

        Charles McClain has been charged with two counts of attempted taking indecent liberties with children and two counts of use of communication systems to facilitate certain offenses involving children.

  • Zoneton's Slayton wins state middle school 800

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the second year in a row, a Bullitt County athlete brought home a first place finish from the Kentucky Track and Cross-Country Association Middle School State Championship Meet. The event was held at Dunbar High School in Lexington on Saturday.

  • MW council studies rezoning of former car lot

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Last month the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission recommended that a request to rezone a lot on the corner of old Bardstown Road and Highway 44 in downtown Mount Washington from B-2 Central Business to B-1 Highway Business be denied.

        The Mount Washington City Council, which has the final say with regard to zoning, took up the matter during its last regular meeting and decided to hold off on making a decision until after public comment could be gathered.

  • Tough semi-final leads to easy final for BE

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Brook Hammons can remember winning the district softball tournament as an eighth-grader.

        But, since that time, the times have been a bit lean for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers.

        On Wednesday, under first-year coach Ricky Hoffman, Bullitt East returned to the top of the district with an 8-1 victory over North Bullitt.

        For Hammons, it is a nice way to wind down her senior year.

  • Local educators MAP use of assessments to peers

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - When administrators with the Bullitt County Public School System strongly encouraged superintendent Keith Davis to consider changing its assessment program, there was some concern.

        Mainly, a price tag of about $180,000.

        But at the end of its first year, Davis is glad the district’s school board approved the change.

        And several dozen educators from around the state came to Bullitt County on Friday to see what had been done locally.

  • East's Romine signs to play basketball at Berea

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Despite knowing that chasing a college degree in pre-medicine and then pediatrics would be time consuming, Bullitt East senior Shelby Romine figured that she could just not stop playing basketball.

        That worked out just fine for Berea Women’s Basketball Coach Terence Brooks who got the signature of the two-time All-Sixth Region performer recently to continue her playing days at the KIAC school.

  • BC's Minyard is perfect in victory

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central pitcher Seaera Minyard was perfect on Monday in the first game of the 24th District Softball Tournament and that was more than enough for the Lady Cougars as they opened post-season play with a 15-0 victory over Fairdale.

        The game was halted as Bullitt Central was batting in the bottom of the fourth inning.

  • UL hoops star involved in assault allegations

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Law enforcement officials are still interviewing individuals who may have information over what started out as a verbal confrontation between University of Louisville basketball player Preston Knowles and his girlfriend.

        Bullitt County Sheriff’s Det. Scotty McGaha said the investigation is being handled like any other even though Knowles carries more notoriety from his basketball career.