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Today's News

  • Chargers take no prisoners in sweep of North

        HEBRON ESTATES - There was no joy in the Eagles’ Nest on Friday as arch-rival Bullitt East swooped in and stole a pair of lopsided victories.

        This was the first of two meetings this season between the county rivals. Because of a format change, these two games did not count toward the 24th District seeding standings. That will all change when the two schools meet again on Feb. 12 in Mount Washington.

  • Committee to look at using $6 million in recovery bonds

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County has over $6 million in funding for capital projects that will spur economic recovery.

        And members of the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority want to make sure those bond funds are utilized.

        Members were concerned in November as they felt the application deadline for the bond issues would be at the end of December.

        Board chairman Happy Cahoe said that date is actually at the end of December 2010.

  • Snow hits county; no major problems

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Despite a snowfall ranging from three to six inches on Monday evening, few major disturbances were reported in Bullitt County.

        Mike Phillips, director of emergency services, reported that dispatchers were fairly quiet even though it was one of the largest snowfalls in recent years.

        There were several accidents on Interstate 65; however, Phillips said, the state, county and city road crews did an excellent job on the roadways and most were in good condition as of Tuesday afternoon.

  • Bullitt East squad has plenty to cheer about at world competition

        NASHVILLE - When the Bullitt East cheerleading team went to Nashville, Tenn., to compete in the World Cheerleading Association Nationals competition on Dec. 27, the girls took little with them besides their bags, their coaches, their families and friends.

        When they returned to Mount Washington two days later, they brought home a title.

  • Snow hits county; no major problems

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Despite a snowfall ranging from three to six inches on Monday evening, few major disturbances were reported in Bullitt County.

        Mike Phillips, director of emergency services, reported that dispatchers were fairly quiet even though it was one of the largest snowfalls in recent years.

        There were several accidents on Interstate 65; however, Phillips said, the state, county and city road crews did an excellent job on the roadways and most were in good condition as of Tuesday afternoon.

  • Chargers stay hot; NB not hot in loss at LaRue

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - When Bullitt East head coach Troy Barr changed up his offensive scheme back over the summer, he credited the new look to what the North Oldham Mustangs were doing.

        Well North Oldham got an up-close look at that offense on Tuesday as Bullitt East used it for a huge second half rally to beat the Mustangs 69-65 on the road.

        The win was the fifth in a row for the Chargers since losing in the Louisville Invitational Tournament.

  • Fields are set for May primary

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The clock has run out on candidates wishing to run in the May primary.

        As expected, few races will be unopposed in the fall and only a few are unopposed for party nominations in the spring.

        While several races are large in number, none could match the jailer's race.

        Eight Democrats will battle for the right to face Republican Paul Watkins to replace retiring jailer Danny Fackler.

  • Case of threat on judge on to grand jury panel

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A Bardstown man who allegedly came back from Florida and made threats to harm a local judge will have his case waived to the grand jury.

        Bullitt District Judge Jennifer Porter sent the case against Douglas Matthew Patterson to the grand jury for possible indictment.

        Originally, defense attorney Stephen Wright was hoping to have his client released with a mental evaluation to be done prior to the probable cause hearing.

  • District seeding games to get serious this week

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Very little has been decided heading into the final month of the regular season as it pertains to the seeding for the upcoming 24th District basketball tournaments.

        That will all change this week as all five programs will be in action against each other either on Tuesday or Friday.

  • Motorists better learn how to stop when driving in Hebron Estates

        HEBRON ESTATES - Mayor Jerry Clark can sit and watch his window and observe drivers who don’t know how to make a proper stop at the corner of Garden Drive and East Hebron Lane.

        If he was watching at certain times over the past couple of months, he may have seen motorists receive citations.

        Leroy Lerding, a sheriff’s deputy who is contracted to provide extra police patrol in the city of Hebron Estates, told town board leaders that seven citations had been written over the past couple of months.