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Today's News

  • Mt. Washington U-15 All-Stars to play in West Kentucky State

     LOUISVILLE – The Mount Washington U-15 All-Stars will join the Blue Lick All-Stars in this week’s West Kentucky U-15 State Tournament, but this team took a completely different route to the state event.

    In fact, the Mount Washington All-Stars have yet to play a game.

  • 'Dead Period' is not ominous as it might sound

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - It might not seem that important to the casual high school sports fan, but the Kentucky "dead period" is an important two week period in the middle of the summer.
        In fact, this year, the KHSAA website has a countdown clock on its home page that counted down to the start of the "dead period" and has now switched to counting down the time to the end of the 15 day lull in activity.
        For the record, the "dead period" runs from 12:00.01 a.m. on June 25 to 11:59.59 p.m. on July 9.

  • Diamond Fun at BC, BE baseball camps

    It was baseball, baseball and more baseball for area youths recently as both Bullitt Central and Bullitt East conducted instructional camps during the month of June.

    The young players got a big dose of fundamentals for the sport as well as getting to play a number of games with help from the Cougar and Charger players as well as the team's coaches.

  • Hebron Estates makes budget balancing appear very easy

    HEBRON ESTATES - In smaller municipalities it's easier to maintain the budget…or at least the Hebron Estates City Commishion makes it look easy.

                The commission unanimously approved the city's 2015-16 fiscal year budget beginning on July 1.

                The budget includes slight increases is all available resources from the previous 2014-15 budget.

  • Survey gives positive marks to school district

    Bullitt County Public Schools provide a positive environment for teaching and learning according to results of the 2015 Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning (TELL) Kentucky Survey.

  • Over 4M square ft. planned in warehouse facilities

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--If approved, Bullitt County will see around four million square feet of light industrial developments on two pieces of property.

    Two requests for a rezoning from agricultural to light industrial sent some sparks flying at the last meeting of the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission.

    The dispute centered not so much on the application but on a conflict between some of the parties.

    Attorney Eric Farris, representing both applicants, requested presenting evidence for the map amendments together since the properties were adjoining.

  • Rutledge to retire as master distiller at Four Roses facilities

    LAWRENCEBURG -– Four Roses Distillery’s CEO and President, Satoko Yoshida, announced today the retirement of long-time Master Distiller Jim Rutledge – effective September 1, 2015.

  • Felons sentenced for string of armed robberies

      LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two Louisville felons were sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, to serve prison terms for their roles in a string of armed robberies announced Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Living the Dream

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Tyler Kahl recently celebrated a pretty important milestone when he graduated from Bullitt East High School.

    But he also got to fulfill a lifelong dream.

    On a recent Monday morning, Southeast Bullitt Fire Chief Eric Butler and his crew got to fulfill one of Tyler's biggest dreams-- to ride in a fire truck.

    Wearing his yellow fireman's hat, Kahl was in the front seat and got to sound the siren on several occasions during his 20-minute ride.

    Upon returning, Kahl was given the opportunity to fight a fire or two.

  • J.D. provides a BLAST

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--National recording star J.D. Shelburne was the featured attraction Thursday night at the Shepherdsville City Fair and Bullitt Blast. The native of Taylorsville sang on the opening night of the three-day event. He performed his newest single about the demise of his hometown.