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Today's News

  • Nominations taken for Southeast Fire election for property owners

     The Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District will hold an election for property owner trustee on Saturday, June 27, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

    It will be held at the Southeast Bullitt Fire Department station located on Highway 245 near Bernheim Forest.

    Any interested person may contact Dan Thibodeaux of the election committee by calling 502-609-0729 to obtain a form for nomination for elected trustee.

    This nomination form must be completed and returned to the Election Committee before May 20, 2015.

  • Kelly shuts-down BC in 5-0 North Bullitt win

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There wasn’t a lot of hoopla in the North Bullitt camp on Thursday.

    Despite defeating county rival Bullitt Central 5-0 to clinch the top spot in upcoming District 23 baseball tournament, there wasn’t a lot of celebrating on the Eagle sidelines.

    Yes, it was a district victory.

    And, yes, it was against a county foe led  by a former NB freshman coach.

    But, no, head coach Brian Wise wasn’t completely satisfied with the win.

    And G.J. Moore felt his starting pitcher deserved a better fate.

  • Charger baseball did a little bit of everything last week

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Never a dull moment.

    That is the best way to describe the week that was last week for the Bullitt East Charger baseball squad. There was a little bit of everything and despite a 2-1 record, veteran head coach Jeff Bowles was still upset after the two wins with the one loss on Tuesday, a 7-6 setback to 24th District rival Jeffersontown.

  • Tax preparer sentenced for false returns

      LOUISVILLE – Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr., and Christopher A. Henry, Special Agent in Charge, IRS-Criminal Investigation announced today that Elizabeth A. Lawless, 66, of Louisville, Kentucky, was sentenced this week by Senior District Judge Thomas B. Russell to 6 months in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $329,465 to the IRS.

  • Louisville resident sentenced for tax fraud, stolen i.d.'s

     LOUISVILLE – Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. and Christopher A. Henry, Special Agent in Charge, IRS-Criminal Investigation announced today that Erica Spencer, 37, of Louisville, Kentucky, was sentenced this week by Senior District Judge Thomas B. Russell to 48 months in prison, to be followed by 3 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $94,159 in restitution.

  • Former Episcopal chair, spouse, sentenced for charity embezzlement

     LOUISVILLE – Charles Muir, the former chairman of the Woodcock Foundation, and his wife, Diana Muir, former owner of DBM-Dental Direct of Louisville, were sentenced today, by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, to serve prison terms for the interstate transportation of stolen property and money laundering totaling $1,141,030, from the Louisville Episcopal Church Education Foundation, announced Acting U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Hillview makes counter-offer on suit

     HILLVIEW -- Seeking to end the lawsuit and judgment against the city, Hillview officials unanimously voted Monday to extend a counter-offer.

    The city owns around $14 million to Truck America after losing a jury trial and subsequent appeals.

    The lawsuit revolved around the purchase of property by Truck America from the city of Hillview and the damages incurred when the transfer of 40 acres off Ferguson Lane did not occur.

    Recently, the city sent a check for $65,300 to the plaintiffs as a sign of good faith.

  • County to pick up jobs due to fire in Louisville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The effort over the past year to get plant managers more involved in communicating with each other has been very successful.

    Now, they will have an opportunity to meet some of their elected county officials.

    John Snider, director of the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority, told members of the board that the plant managers had been meeting on a regular basis and those gatherings had been valuable.

  • April showers brings healthy flowers

     A few rain showers could not keep hundreds of people from attending the plant sale held at the Bullitt County Extension Service on Saturday.

    There were lots of plants, as well as yard decorations, available for purchase.

    This is an annual sale conducted by the Master Gardeners program in Bullitt County.

  • Renneisen’s big blast helps BE beat Mercy 3-2

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It may be the biggest softball rivalry in the region.

    But that rivalry has been a bit one-sided, although super competitive.

    The Mercy Jaguars had won the past seven encounters with Bullitt East. Four of the games were decided by one run and several went into extra innings.

    But that streak is over.

    With one mighty swing by sophomore Lindsay Renneisen, Bullitt East would start a streak of its own.