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Today's News

  • Brooks Run robbery leads to arrest, warrant

    HILLVIEW - A Bullitt County woman is in custody following a robbery at her terminally-ill neighbor's apartment.

    Charlotte D. Clark, 18, was arrested by Bullitt County sheriffs Friday afternoon. She has been charged with theft of unlawful taking over $300 and theft of a controlled substance. Clark may face other additional charges.

    According to Det. Scotty McGaha, Clark distracted her neighbor at the Brooks Run Apartments while her uncle, James Ronald Clark, 44, of Louisville, broke into the neighbor's apartment.

  • BRAC moving forward with Fort Knox plans

    In my last column we talked about how our community and Fort Knox partners had just returned from the Road Show trips to the incoming units and organizations. We continue to receive positive feedback from those units who want their civilian workforce to make the transfer to Fort Knox.

  • More commercial development set for MW rezoning

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A little more commercial development could be in the future for the eastern part of Bullitt County.The Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission gave a favorable recommendation to a request from Oakbrooke Properties to rezone 15.7 acres from R-1 Residential to B-2 Central Business.The property is located on the northwest intersection of the US 31 Bypass and High Point Court.Developer Kenny Stout said he has a contract to purchase most of the proposed property.

  • Venom wins title; foes still friends

    LOUISVILLE - Max Cole and Scott Wright found themselves to be in an unusual position during a recent USSSA 10 and Under state championship game at Buechel Park.

  • Final sentencing delayed for Perry Bennington

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Perry Bennington did not learn his fate on the first of three indictments.In May, Bennington entered a plea to the amended charge of rape in the second degree, a Class C felony.The felony is punishable by 5-10 years in prison and prosecutor Michael Mann recommended the maximum sentence.Bennington entered the plea on the charge that around Dec.

  • OUR VIEWS: Thanks to all those who served in education

    One of the toughest professions in the world continues to be education.Each year, millions of individuals are dedicated to helping young and old improve their lives.Bullitt County has been blessed over the years to have excellent educators. Yes, there are some who probably don’t belong in the profession. But they are far, far outweighed by the great ones.Each year, dozens of educators will retire.

  • 40 years and still going strong: Despite merger, St. Mary excited about the future.

    HILLVIEW - As Archbishop Joseph Kurtz told the St. Mary congregation, "It feels good to be 40."

    St. Mary Catholic Church marked a milestone by recognizing its 40th year of serving the Hillview area. A full church joined Kurtz at a celebratory mass followed by an indoor/outdoor lunch.

  • District 2 Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth Baseball/Softball All-Stars

    Bullitt County Baseball All-StarsUnder-8 All-StarsPlayers - Trey Duckett, Nolan Creason, Mark Parker, Austin Strickland, Tanner Schmidt, Gavin Curry, Mason Likens, William Davis, Dylan Sizemore, Dylan Kleitz, Justin Mason, Austin Graham and Trent Wood.Coaches - Will Blythe, Terry Likens and

  • Blue Lick 15 advances to state tournament

    OKOLONA - For the second straight year, the Blue Lick All-Stars will be advancing to the state Babe Ruth tournament despite falling in the championship game of district play.By virtue of a combined 13/15 district, both Germantown and Blue Lick will advance to state tourney play beginning July 17 in Hawesville.Playing in a three-team tournament, Blue Lick opened play against Germantown on Saturday.As it would in both games, Blue Lick jumped on top with a run in the first.Cody Montgomery reached on an

  • Local entertainer shows talent on national TV

    A Bullitt County resident and his brother received the chance of a lifetime appearing on a national television show.

    Dominic Latkovski and his brother Brennan advanced to the next round on the show "America's Got Talent" on NBC. The show airs on Tuesday nights at 9 p.m.

    The brothers are the founders of the ZOOperstars, a band of inflatable sports mascots.Dominic also performs as The BirdZerk, a zany, colorful mascot that appears at numerous sporting events.