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Today's News

  • NASCAR racer visits Hebron

     NASCAR truck series driver Ben Rhodes made a visit recently to talk with members of the Discovery School at Hebron Middle.

    Rhodes spoke to the students about his adventures in trying to become a regular on the NASCAR main circuit.

    He graduated from Holy Cross High School while also competing on the NASCAR circuit.

  • ARCA on the way to Salem for 101st appearance

     TOLEDO, Ohio - The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will soon be headed back to familiar territory in beautiful southern Indiana. The 101st appearance of the 65-year-old tour is coming to Salem Speedway April 30 for the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200.

  • Retired Fulton jailer guilty of Detention Center construction kickbacks

     PADUCAH – Retired Fulton County Jailer Ricky Parnell pleaded guilty today in United States District Court before Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, to his role in a conspiracy to defraud Fulton County, Kentucky, citizens through kickbacks and inflated costs associated with the $3.3 million 2015 Fulton County Detention Center expansion, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Three things to consider for spring fishing

     FRANKFORT – The weather forecast calls for a redbud winter to hit this week. This old saying refers to cold snaps that occur in early April when the redbud trees bloom.

    The up and down nature of spring weather can cause consternation among anglers when planning fishing trips. Concerns about the weather is one of three things to consider when planning fishing trips this spring.

    1.    Barometric pressure is key to unlocking fish behavior in spring:

  • Commission recommends rezoning in MW

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A long-time business needing an upgraded zoning change led to a lengthy discussion with the Bullitt County Planning and Zoning Commission.

    Business owner Virginia McAllister made a rezoning request from R-1 Residential to B-1 Highway Business. McAllister’s is located just north of North Bardstown Road in Mount Washington.

  • BE slips past nemeses Butler 2-1

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It was a classic pitcher’s duel on Thursday between two teams that started the season ranked among the top dozen teams in the state when Bullitt East played host to its longtime thorn-in-the-side foe Butler.

    In the end, it was Bullitt East hurler Taylor Roby who got the best of Bearettes starter Annabelle Ramirez as the Lady Chargers pulled out a 2-1 victory.

    This was the first meeting between the rivals since Butler claimed a 1-0 victory a year ago in the first round of the Sixth Region tournament.

  • North falls late to Crimsons 6-4

     HEBRON ESTATES – After struggling at the start of the season, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles seem to be slowly putting the pieces together

    First, after dropping the first six games of the season during which they averaged just a little over one run a game, the green and gold picked up a 15-4 victory on a trip over the river to take on Providence High School (In.).

    Then last week, in the only game the team had scheduled, North Bullitt stayed close with a strong Manual squad before giving up two runs in the top of the seventh inning and losing 6-4.

  • Stop child abuse forever

       In observance of Child Abuse Month in April, a nine-year-old student at Crossroads Elementary wrote the following essay:

  • Narcotics unit makes two major seizures

     The Bullitt County Narcotics Unit made two major busts recently.

    On March 13, detectives conducted an investigation involving the distibution of marijuana.

    They seized 25 pounds of marijuana, three handguns and approximately $4,000.

    At least three individuals are expected to be indicted. Due to the ongoing investigation, no further information is available.

    On March 28, three individuals were arrested after a major bust.

  • Michigan man sentenced for sex trafficking, interstate prostitution

     LOUISVILLE – David Q. Givhan, aka “Premier,” 35, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, was sentenced to 235 months in prison by United States District Court Judge David J. Hale, after being convicted by jury of one count of sex trafficking and three counts of interstate transportation for prostitution announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.