Today's News

  • No Barr, no problem for Chargers

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - No coach. No problem.

    That was the way the Bullitt East Chargers approached Friday night’s showdown with Bullitt Central. The team didn’t worry as they pulled away late in the firth half en route to a 92-67 victory.

    The Chargers made the trip to Shepherdsville without head coach Troy Barr who had been ejected from the team’s previous game with Fairdale. Under Kentucky High School Athletic Association rules, Barr then had to sit out the next game, which happened to be Bullitt Central.

  • Offense in high gear, Lady Eagles survive fouls

    OKOLONA - Scoring 59 points in three quarters is an offensive explosion for the North Bullitt Lady Eagles.

    But, you say, a basketball game is four quarters.

    Well, Bill Robinette’s team survived a scoreless third quarter to defeat homestanding Southern 59-37.

    “When we took the ball to the basket, we did very well,” said Robinette, whose team is now 6-14 on the season.

    His biggest concern may have been having enough players to finish the game.

    By the end of the first half, three of his starters had three fouls.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of February 8

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of February 8:

    Jefferson County:


    The basketball games played between the North Bullitt Eagles and the Bullitt East Chargers will be played at North Bullitt's gym Friday evening.

    Bullitt East homecoming will be delayed until next week.

    The move was made when it was determined not to use the Bullitt East gym due to roof damages.

    The boys' game will take place first, beginning at 6 p.m.


  • Chargers complete sweep of 8th Region foes

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The final game before the ice and snow hit the area went to the Bullitt East Chargers last Monday as coach Troy Barr’s team picked up another impressive win as they beat North Oldham 76-73.

    The Chargers are definitely back. After a four-game losing streak at the end of the holiday season dropped Bullitt East below .500 at 7-8, the red and gold have won six straight games.

  • Basketball teams hustling to get back into winning ways

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Local high school athletic directors and coaches were busy on the phone early this week trying to reschedule games lost over the past week due to bad weather.

    The most important of the lost games will be made up tonight (Wednesday) when the 24th District showdown between the boys’ teams from Bullitt East and Fairdale will take place in Mount Washington. The junior-varsity game will be played at 6 p.m. with the varsity to follow at around 7:30 p.m.

  • Mt. Washington council voices concerns over location of new school

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Where is the best place to put a new school?

    Just one week after Mount Washington residents raised concerns about a proposed site during a school board meeting, the issue was addressed by the city council.

    Bullitt County Public Schools superintendent Keith Davis spoke to the Mount Washington City Council in regards to a proposed elementary school site adjacent to the current Mount Washington Middle School location.

    One of the many reason for the selected location was that the school board already owned the property, Davis mentioned.

  • Lady Cougars beat Fairdale to salvage long weekend; Too much Bulldogs for BC boys

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars picked up a key 24th District victory on Friday, but that was the highlight of the weekend as both the boys’ and girls’ teams lost other games.

  • Chargers come up flat in big game against Fairdale; BE beats Manual

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Wednesday night’s Bullitt East-Fairdale match-up had lost some of its luster the night before when the Bulldogs lost to Southern, giving the Trojans the number one seed for the upcoming 24th District Tournament.

    Still, that didn’t change the fact that Bullitt East head coach Troy Barr expected his team to play well, especially after they had beaten Manual 66-62 the night before.

  • Hotel evacuated due to fire, no injuries

    HILLVIEW - Occupants at the Fairfield Inn evacuated into icy conditions Tuesday morning following a small fire inside the hotel.

    Firefighters responded to the scene on Brenton Way at 10:37 a.m. Zoneton Fire chief Rob Orkies said the fire was confined to one room, though smoke filled the third floor.

    Orkies said the fire began in a trash can in the corner of a room. He said the sprinkler system had the fire out by the time firefighters reached the scene.