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Today's News

  • Trucking firm may buy school

     HILLVIEW - The new Ohio River bridge will be a great benefit in terms of the flow of traffic on Interstate 65.

    And it already appears to be an economic benefit for Bullitt County.

    If the Hillview City Council follows the favorable recommendation of the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission, there will be a new employer who will occupy the old Brooks Elementary School.

    The Bullitt County Public School Finance Corporation and Summitt Trucking received the commission’s blessing to rezone 15 acres to IL Light Industrial.

  • Trio of roads to be paved by state

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Several roads are slated for resurfacing work through the state’s rural secondary program.

    But the amount of work to be done will be less than in the past.

    Funded primarily through the gas tax, state projects are planned in all the counties.

    Matt Bullock, chief engineer for the Fifth District of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, outlined to Bullitt Fiscal Court the projects and gave an update on some other projects funded through other sources.

  • Council talks about outside council

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Members of the Shepherdsville City Council may create a position for legal advice outside of the city's attorney.

    The council is considering the creation of a licensed attorney position to assist council members with individual legal issues pertaining to city matters.

    Bernard "Bernie" Brown made initial request, noting that council members would need separate representation on legal issues that were distinct from the city.

  • Bikes and stuff

    HILLVIEW - When the city of Hillview gets rolling, it has a good time.

    The city hosted its first annual Bike Fair at the city's government center and skate park.

    The event included a bike parade through part of the city, as well as bike auctions, food, music, bouncies and hours of fun in the skate park.

    Hillview Police officers provided safety advice while also helping guests with safety gear and bike repairs.

  • Third-inning propels Eagles in semis

    LOUISVILLE -- For the second night in a row, North Bullitt combined excellent pitching with a big third inning to continue its quest to a Sixth Region title.
        And the 3-1 victory Wednesday over Jeffersontown propelled the Eagles to a second straight regional final.
        The Eagles face DeSales at 6 p.m. on Friday at St. Xavier High School. The winner advances to the state tourney in Lexington on Monday.

  • Henson, efficient offense lifts NB past Bears

    LOUISVILLE -- There were some similarities Tuesday night when the North Bullitt Eagles took the field against Butler.
        While it wasn't the Sixth Region baseball championship, it was just as important.
        In an elimination game, North Bullitt scratched just one hit but capitalized on some Butler mistakes to win the regional opener 4-0.

  • East falters down the stretch in regional opener

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- An all too familiar finish jumped up and bit the Bullitt East Chargers again and it couldn't have come at a worse time.
        Battling DeSales in the opening round of the Sixth Region Baseball Tournament, coach Jeff Bowles' team could not close the door on the Colts, giving up three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to lose 4-3.
        It was a refrain that the Chargers could not get out of their heads this season.

  • Lady Chargers fail to find 'A' game

    LOUISVILLE-- There is never a good time to play a bad game and that goes double for the post-season.
        That lesson came home for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers on Wednesday as the red and gold left their 'A' game in Mount Washington during a 6-1 loss to Holy Cross in the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Softball Tournament at the University of Louisville's Ulmer Stadium.

  • Mercy rolls early against NB

    LOUISVILLE-- The North Bullitt Lady Eagles were in rarified air on Wednesday, reaching the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Softball Tournament for the first time since 2009.
        Waiting for the green and gold were two monoliths-- state-power Mercy and Ulmer Stadium on the University of Louisville campus.
        The nerves were obvious as the young team gave up seven runs over the first three innings before settling down and making a better showing down the stretch before losing 8-1 to the Jaguars.

  • North Bullitt repeats regional title

    LOUISVILLE -- With two runners on and one out in the seventh inning, North Bullitt head coach Brian Wise went to the mound.
        He told starter Chase McKenzie and the rest of the infield that in five minutes he would be meeting the team in a dog pile as they would be selecting their second straight Sixth Region baseball title.
        Two outs later, Wise would indeed be celebrating with his team which had secured its second straight trip to the Rawlings/KHSAA state baseball tournament in Lexington.