Today's News

  • Sholar wants to use experience in sheriff’s office

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — While Walter Sholar may have dreamed of being county attorney while in high school, his first love may have been law enforcement.

    At the age of 21, Sholar applied  for a position with the old Louisville Police Department.

    However, a hiring freeze was in place, so Sholar went on to become a lawyer.

    He became Bullitt County attorney but the love of law enforcement never left him.

    Now, Sholar is seeking the Republican nomination to be the next Bullitt County sheriff.

  • Logsdon wants to improve communication to people

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — As he campaigns, Shaun Logsdon finds a disturbing thing — most people don’t understand the role of a magistrate.

    He views that as both a lack of interest from the public but, more importantly, the inability of elected officials to communicate with their constituents.

    Running for the Republican nomination this spring for magistrate of the Second District, Logsdon said he believes a major problem in the county is the lack of communication.

  • Spencer County woman indicted for murder of Mount Washington man

     TAYLORSVILLE -- A woman has been indicted for the death of a Mount Washington man last year.

    The Spencer County Grand Jury has indicted Heather Marie Metts, 31, of Taylorsville.

    She has been charged with the murder of her boyfriend, Joshua Moore.

    Metts has also been charged with possession of marijuana.

    On Dec. 7, 2017, Moore, 33, of Mount Washington, was shot in a home off Essex Way in Spencer County.

    He would die from the gunshot wound en route to the hospital.

  • Cougars advance, Eagles fall in district play

     OKOLONA -- One young coach left the Southern High School gym a happy man.

    Another young coach was left wondering what might have been.

    Jessie Curry’s Bullitt Central Cougars continued a very satisfying season with a 52-47 victory over the host Southern Trojans.

    The victory sent Bullitt Central into the 23rd District championship game against the Moore Mustangs. Both teams would advance to the Sixth Region tournament this week.

  • North Bullitt takes care of young Lady Cougars

     OKOLONA -- It’s been a long season for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars. 

    But is one that should pay dividends in a couple of years.

    In the short term, North Bullitt ended the season for Bullitt Central by a score of 61-27 in the semifinals of the 23rd District tournament on Tuesday.

    Pressing the young Cougars, North Bullitt jumped out to a 17-0 lead. By the time coach David Marion pulled off the full-court press, Bullitt Central was down 21-2 with 2:55 left in the first quarter.

  • OT again, but this time J-town beats the Chargers

     FERN CREEK – For the second time in three weeks, Bullitt East and Jeffersontown needed extra time to decide the outcome on Wednesday in the semi-finals of the Boys’ 24th District Tournament at Fern Creek High School.

    In the end, it was the Chargers dressed in maroon and gray that for the second straight season came up with the win, beating Bullitt East 66-63 this time.

    The setback ended the season for Bullitt East with a 15-16 record.

  • Flooding Creates Health, Safety Concerns

     FRANKFORT - The Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), reminds Kentuckians to follow safety guidelines in the wake of severe flooding and water run-off throughout the state.

  • Sixth Region hoops starting on Monday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the fifth time in the last seven seasons the Bullitt East Lady Chargers and the North Bullitt Lady Eagles will clash in the Sixth Region Tournament as the two local powers will meet on Monday in the opening round of the Sixth Region Tournament.

    While Bullitt East has won the four previous meetings, two in the first round and twice in the semi-finals, this will be the first time that North Bullitt has had the Lady Chargers in the Eagles’ Nest.

  • Lady Chargers’ big surge comes up just short

     FERN CREEK – A 16-2 run midway through the second half pulled the Bullitt East Lady Chargers within 64-62 early in the fourth quarter, but the Lady Chargers could not get over the hump against arch-rival Mercy in the championship game of the Girls’ 24th District Tournament on Thursday at Fern Creek High School.

    This was the eighth consecutive 24th District final featuring Bullitt East and Mercy. The Lady Chargers had won the two previous years, but Mercy now has a 6-2 record in post-season play at the district level.

  • Lady Eagles need late rally to win another title

     OKOLONA -- With a minute to go and North Bullitt climbing back to take a two-point lead, veteran coach David Marion and Emily Twyman were alone.

    His message was simple, if you get the ball, go hit a layup. 

    On cue, senior Hailey Free got the ball and found Twyman open inside. The junior forward calmly put the ball in the basket.

    Down nine to open the final frame, North Bullitt went on an 18-3 run to win its seventh straight District 23 title.