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Today's News

  • Chargers split a pair of tough weekend contests

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It was supposed to be homecoming on Friday at Bullitt East, but that didn’t happen because of the girls’ team advancing in the Louisville Invitational Tournament, but it was still a happy place for the Chargers on Friday as the red and gold held Bardstown to six points in the third quarter and then coasted to a 75-64 win.

  • We just need ‘more’ from government

     There’s just something missing at times when our governmental leaders do decide to make a decision.

    Let us take a few recent decisions by Bullitt Fiscal Court. 

    Not to constantly hammer on the court -- because we’re not sure they pay too much attention -- but we need to step back for just a moment.

    The planning administrator position has been open for months.

    Roanne Hammond has come out of retirement to fill the vacancy. She is an excellent person and will do a good job, as she did previously.

  • National scene hits the groundhog

     UPDATE (Feb. 2, 7:24 a.m.): Punxsutawney Phil, Seer of Seers, Prognosticator of Prognosticators, saw his shadow this morning.

    Traditionally, this means six more weeks of winter weather.

    For more information visit www.groundhog.org.

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    NICHOLS – In the first month of the Trump administration, two factions have had issues with the new commander-in-chief… issues that could lead to the end of Bullitt County and perhaps the entire world.

  • BBB warns: “Can you hear me now?” scam

      The “can you hear me now?” scam has previously targeted businesses, but a new twist is now targeting consumers. Better Business Bureaus nationwide are receiving BBB Scam Tracker reports about this latest scam.

  • Eagles and Cougars both fall in early week contests

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While most of the area boys’ teams were off early last week as the Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament took center stage, both North Bullitt and Bullitt Central got in a game early last week with mixed results.

    On Monday, North Bullitt got a rematch with South Oldham and while it ended up being the second loss for the Eagles to the Dragons, this game was much closer.

  • North’s inspired rally hits a ‘wall’ late during loss

     LOUISVILLE – Two minutes into the fourth quarter of the opening game of the 2017 Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles thought they had Christian Academy of Louisville just where they wanted them.

    The Lady Eagles were wrong.

  • Slow start and fast finish works for BE over Central 62-31

     LOUISVILLE – Not much changed in 11 days for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers and the Central Lady Jackets.

    The two rivals had met at Central on Jan. 13 with Bullitt East winning 66-31 despite the fact that they knew they would meet again in the opening round of the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament. The outcome was almost identical in the second meeting as the Lady Chargers pulled away late to win 62-31.

  • Night Two...Incredible second quarter fuels East

     LOUISVILLE – Getting 33 points from Miss Basketball candidate Lindsey Duvall and playing a nearly perfect second quarter, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers surged to a 63-54 victory on Wednesday over Manual in the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament.

    Manual came into the tournament as the fourth ranked team in the state and the number three seed amongst the Louisville squad, but a 23-5 scoring edge in the second quarter gave Bullitt East a 37-31 halftime edge and the red and gold never relinquished that in the second half.

  • Shooting woes stall Lady Chargers’ bid

     LOUISVILLE – Bullitt East’s strong run through the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament came to a disappointing finish on Friday when a cold-shooting second half led to a 73-59 loss to Mercer County in the event’s quarter-finals.

  • KHEAA offering chance to win iPad during February

      Kentucky residents have another chance to win a new iPad from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) in a sweepstakes being held through Facebook in February.

    The contest runs from 12 a.m. on Feb. 1 through 12 a.m. on March 1.

    To enter, a Kentuckian must visit the KHEAA Facebook page, click on the “Giveaway” tab on the left side of the KHEAA Facebook page and answer one question about college.