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Today's News

  • Augustine, Nelson County resident, named to staff position for Sen. Paul’s area office

    BOWLING GREEN -- U.S. Senator Rand Paul has hired Robert Augustine to serve in a newly expanded position on his Kentucky staff dedicated to serving the people of Trimble, Oldham, Henry, Shelby, Bullitt, Spencer, Anderson, Nelson, Washington, Boyle, Marion, and Mercer counties.

  • Lady Eagles win, but still working to increase effort

     HEBRON ESTATES -- During games, North Bullitt head coach David Marion doesn’t get too loud or too emotional.

    However, during the Lady Eagles’ 64-25 blowout against Southern, Marion was not pleased with his team’s effort.

    But the end result was a positive one as the host team easily won in a District 23 showdown.

    Southern got only one lead in game as NaVesha Sheckles got the opening basket.

    Katie Downey’s drive knotted the score at 2-2.

  • BE, NB start Girls’ LIT play

     LOUISVILLE – Seemingly playing at the top of their games and as healthy as they are going to get this season, both the Bullitt East Lady Chargers and the North Bullitt Lady Eagles appear ready for this week’s Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament that will start on Tuesday at Bellarmine University’s Knight’s Hall.

    Unfortunately, both teams lost some valuable practice time and games over the weekend because of the bad weather.

  • Eagles grab a key district win over Southern

     HEBRON ESTATES -- Even when you have an offense that likes to shoot the ball, there are times when defense wins games.

    For the North Bullitt Eagles, it has been a magical season on both ends of the court.

    On Tuesday, in a major district clash against the Southern Trojans, stiff defense and a patient offense were the key to a 78-66 victory.

    The win puts North Bullitt in control of its own destiny in its goal to be the top seed in the 23rd District.

  • Sweet Mercy! Lady Chargers beat Jaguars

     LOUISVILLE – Left in a state of flux at the start of the season after losing junior Lindsey Duvall to a knee injury, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers reasserted themselves into the race for the top spot in both the 24th District and the Sixth Region on Tuesday after beating defending champion Mercy 50-45 on the Jaguars’ home court.

  • Deputy injured breaking up fight among inmates at Bullitt Co. jail

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- A deputy at the Bullitt County Detention Center was hurt trying to break up a fight between inmates on Sunday, Jan. 17.

    Jailer Martha Knox informed Bullitt Fiscal Court members Tuesday of the incident.

    According to Knox, eight inmates were in a common area when reports that they were fighting.

    In responding to the call for assistance, Knox said four deputies went into the cell. Several of the inmates returned to their cells.

    One would not return to his cell.

  • Monthly fun at Mount Washington AARP chapter

     AARP presented their required annual “State of the Chapter” meeting a little differently this year.

    Between folk-song classics and spontaneous dance numbers, the officers summed up their past year:

    In January, the group moved their monthly meetings from to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church after outgrowing the Ralph Lutes Senior Center, their previous home of over 20 years.

    During tax season, the members donated lunches to the Tax Aide Volunteers, something they plan to do again this season.

  • Hebron Estates eases into new year with little on its plate

    HEBRON ESTATES -- There’s no sense getting too rushed to get the new year underway.

    For officials with the city of Hebron Estates, the January meeting was a good way to ease into the new year.

    No major business was on the agenda.

    The Hebron Estates City Commission did pass a resolution dealing with the length of time official documents must be retained.

    City attorney Mark Edison said some records can’t be destroyed without permission.

    Others must be retained for a certain period of time.

  • Double Dose of Winter

     Bullitt County got hit be a dose of snow on Wednesday and a little bigger slash on Friday.

    Schools were closed the final three days of the week and the closing date is now May 31. 

    No major issues, other than trying to negotiate the deeper snows of 3-8 inches on Friday were reported.

    For more pictures from the snowy weekend, visit our multimedia section.

  • Church to take bottled water to Michigan families

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s not exactly the miracle of turning water into wine, but Family Day Ministries hopes it helps and makes an impact.

    The church located in Shepherdsville is collecting cases of bottled water for distribution in Flint, Mich., where a drinking water crisis is impacting life for 100,000 residents.

    FDM co-founders Mike and Melissa Miller decided to organize a donation trip, allowing Bullitt County residents an opportunity to assist Flint residents first-hand with clean drinking water donations.