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Today's News

  • Some good, some bad notes from legislative work

    Two steps forward. One step back. Perhaps that’s the best way to characterize the impact of the recently concluded legislative session on Kentucky’s prospects for progress.

    Clearly there was substantial progress made in key areas, but we fell short on some important matters.

    First step forward

  • Meth crimes results in major prison sentences

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Messing with methamphetamine doesn’t pay in Bullitt County.

    In cases last week in Bullitt Circuit Court, defendants learned the hard way that dealing or manufacturing in methamphetamine will result in serving multiple years in prison.

    Jonathan W. Knauer was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

    Attorney Jahmal Wooldridge requested probation for his client since it was his first felony offense.

    However, Circuit Judge Rodney Burress agreed with assistant commonwealth attorney Nick Raley.

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  • Eagles beat Trinity behind Wagner, but then fall to North Oldham

    HEBRON ESTATES - It was a short week for the North Bullitt Eagles, but  there was a huge victory as the green and gold turned back top-25 power Trinity by a 4-3 score on Wednesday.

    A day later, the outcome was not as positive as the Eagles traveled to North Oldham and lost to the Mustangs 8-1.

  • Deal struck for Shepherdsville sewer work

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A liquor situation that has much more far-reaching impact than Sunday alcohol sales in Shepherdsville was settled Monday evening after more than a year of talks and negotiations.

    The Shepherdsville City Council unanimously accepted a plan to expand sewer service south of its corporate limits to pick up hundreds of potential acres of development.

    It also allows for sanitary sewer service to be extended to Jim Beam Distillery in Clermont and to expand its existing treatment plant that is already near capacity.

  • BE baseball is hot again with four more wins

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Once again, the Bullitt East Chargers came out of playing in the Louisville Invitational Tournament on a hot streak.

    A year ago, the red and gold lost a game in that event and then did not lose again until the final of the Sixth Region Tournament, a mark of 14 straight wins.

    This season, Bullitt East lost twice the previous week in the LIT and then won four straight games last week including a 12-0 victory over Western Hills on Thursday, a team that has beaten Pleasure Ridge Park this year.

  • Southern blasts past BE

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A good start to the week turned sour for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers heading into a short break over Derby weekend.

    Bullitt East started the week with a 7-0 victory over Sixth Region rival Holy Cross, but then ran into some trouble. At South Oldham, the Lady Chargers were mowed down by a strong pitcher and lost 1-0. Then on Thursday in an important district game in the seeding process, the Lady Chargers were undone by a long home run in a 7-4 loss to Southern.

  • BC students' Keep It Real videos on national television

    Television schedule for 2008/2009 Keep-It-Real Winners "It's Your Choice" and "Be Safe, Be Smart". Air Dates start April 20th, 2009 and running to May 3rd, 2009:

    BET: Tuesday through Thursday between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

    Comedy Central: Tuesday through Thursday between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

    MTV: Tuesday through Thursday between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

    MTV2: Tuesday through Thursday between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

     

  • Talk of snow still in season at fiscal court

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- As temperatures finally reached the 80s, county officials were still thinking snow.

    Well, snowguards, that is.

    After seeing most of the guards atop the judicial center fall to the ground during the past winter, county officials began talking in January about solving the situation.

    The previous year, snow falling off the courthouse struck several vehicles in the parking lot.

    But as winter turns into spring and summer is quickly arriving, a solution to the problem is no closer to reality.

  • Business allows people to express themselves through painting pottery

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — Art is all about personal expression and local artist Debbie Mantell understands that.

    That is why she recently opened Express Yourself paint-your-own pottery studio at 10239 Highway 44 E in Mount Washington.

    Mantell was looking for a new life endeavor when she decided to open Express Yourself. She took a ceramics course several years ago and fell in love with painting pottery.

    With a flair for the artistic and a love for original pieces, opening a paint-your-own pottery studio seemed like a perfect fit.