Today's News

  • BREAKING NEWS: BE-Marion game postponed until Saturday

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - How good are the Marion County Knights, Bullitt East's opening district opponent this Friday night in Lebanon?

    Bullitt East fans need look no further than the Knights' opening game of the season when they played host to Bell County and lost to the pre-season top-ranked team in Class 4-A by a 26-21 mark.

    The Chargers know Bell County well, having lost to them 15-13 in the state championship game last year. Bullitt East also had trouble in a scrimmage against the Bobcats at camp in August.

  • BREAKING NEWS: NB-LaRue game postponed until Saturday

    HEBRON ESTATES - Over the first six games of the regular season, the North Bullitt Eagles might have been on the football field longer than any other team in the state.

    That happens when you run a pass first offense. It makes games even longer when most of your opponents are doing the same thing. Teams are popping up all over the state with spread offenses that want to throw the ball as often as possible.

  • R.D. Reynolds benefit Sunday

    HEBRON ESTATES - A benefit concert for the Robert Dale Reynolds Memorial Fund will take place Sunday, Oct. 11, at the North Bullitt High School football field.

    Performances include Jefferson Tarc Bus, Subrosa and Reynolds' sister, Shelly Craig.

    Concessions, raffles andsilent auctions will be available.

    Admission is $5 per person. Gates open at 2:30 p.m., with performances beginning at 3.

    All proceeds will benefit the Robert Dale Reynolds Memorial Fund at PNC Bank.

  • Second Sunday secures second exercise area

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - In its inaugural year, Bullitt County's Second Sunday event was indeed second, trailing only Lexington as the highest attended event in Kentucky.

    This year's event hopes to be doubled with two designated county locations.

    Second Sunday is a statewide physical activity event. The idea originated in Bogota, Columbia, where 70 miles of roadway were closed each Sunday to promote exercise.

    An estimated 12,000 Kentuckians participated in 2008 Second Sunday events in 70 counties.

  • Frankenstein brought to local stage by BCTC

    SHEPHERDSVILLE " Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” is a chilling story that most people claim to be familiar with, but the Bullitt County Theatre Company would like everyone to revisit the chilling classic this October.

    The company will perform a special adaptation of “Frankenstein” Oct. 1-4 and 8-11 that Producing Artistic Director and Playwright in Residence Bill Breuer described as “a retelling of Mary Shelley’s work with numerous important scientific and philosophical themes having relevance today.”

  • No lull this time for BE netters

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt East Lady Chargers rallied from a late deficit in the second game to beat North Bullitt 25-18, 25-22 in volleyball action on Thursday.

    The win was the second this season for Bullitt East over their county rivals. The Lady Chargers remained undefeated in 27th District play with matches against Spencer County and Bullitt Central still to be played.

    Bullitt East won the first match of the season 25-15, 25-15 so this more competitive match left both coaches with some bright spots.

  • Hazardous duty pay back for MW police

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — In a decision that Mayor Joetta Calhoun strongly opposed, the Mount Washington City Council voted 4:2 last Monday to reinstate hazardous duty retirement for all of the city’s police officers.

    The issue wasn’t on the agenda but during councilmember reports, Dennis Griffin made a motion to reinstate the hazardous duty retirement for all officers — a decision that Calhoun believes could put a significant future financial burden on the city.

  • Auditor's report finds concerns

    FRANKFORT - As additional funds were recovered during the past week and as litigation continues, state auditor Crit Luallen has released a special examination report on the electronic payroll theft in Bullitt County.

    After Bullitt County lost nearly $416,000 in June from its on-line payroll account, Luallen’s office began in investigation into the incident and lessons that could be passed along to other counties.

  • Special dove shoot

    The National Wild Turkey Federation’s Bernheim Chapter sponsored a special dove shoot on Saturday at the Maraman Farm off Deatsville Road.

    Thirty disabled hunters from Bullitt County were able to go dove hunting thanks to the local NWTF chapter.

    The hunters also go to Bernehim Forest each fall.