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Today's News

  • Fire groups battle over money will continue until June

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Taxes paid by property owners in the Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District have not been turned over to the contracted fire department.

    Now most of those funds will be placed in a court-appointed banking account as the controversy between the fire district board and the fire department rages on.

    The two parties were in Bullitt Circuit Court Wednesday after the fire department filed a claim seeking the release of the tax dollars collected last year.

  • One pool open this weekend; still hope BC facility could be open later

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The death of the swimming season at the pool outside Bullitt Central High School may have been a bit premature.

    After the state mandated the closure of the Bullitt Central pool until nearly $300,000 in repairs were made, there might be a bit of a reprieve.

  • Redistricting will not just go away

     When is a public hearing not a public hearing?

    When the decision was made prior to listening to the public.

    However, it all works out pretty well when the decision reached is what the public wanted to begin with.

    OK, do I know that the Bullitt County Public School Board was against the proposal to redistrict due to overcrowding issues?

    Do I have a pretty good feeling that the consensus prior to the public hearing was to not take any action?

    Yes.

  • North starts fast, ends early over Central

      HIGHVIEW – If the North Bullitt Eagles had any nervousness about starting the post-season, they hid it very well on Monday as they crushed Bullitt Central 10-0 in the first game of the 23rd District Baseball Tournament at Moore High School.

    When the two teams collided in the regular season, it was a close game before North Bullitt scored in the top of the seventh inning to beat the Cougars 7-6 after trailing 5-0 early.

  • East’s baseball squad beats Whitefield 16-0

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – By the very nature of the beast, the first round of any district tournament in Kentucky is never easy for coaches. One loss and even the best of regular seasons can be made meaningless.

    Still, this season, Bullitt East baseball coach Jeff Bowles slept like a baby Sunday night before his Chargers squared off with 24th District rival Whitefield Academy. The Chargers had beaten the Wildcats 14-0 in their regular season meeting and it could have been worse.

  • RELAY for LIFE 2016

     Mother Nature gave participants in the 2016 American Cancer Society Relay for Life a perfect night.

    After last year’s weather forced the major fund-raiser indoors, Saturday was perfect for the event, which was held at North Bullitt High.

    A good crowd turned out to honor the survivors, the caregivers and those who passed away.

  • Travel safe with pets on Memorial Day weekend

     LOUISVILLE - More than 38 million Americans are expected to travel this Memorial Day weekend, and many will bring their pets along with them. If you’re planning to hit the road with your furry friend, doctors from BluePearl Veterinary Partners are offering tips for keeping your pet safe during the journey.

    One of the most important things to remember is to never leave pets unattended in a car, even with the windows cracked. If it’s 85 degrees outside, the temperature inside a car can rocket to 120 degrees in a matter of minutes.

  • Eastside brings Annie to life in production

     MOUNT WASHINGTON-- It’s the show that started it all and, for some, it was the show that helped them end an era.

    Eastside Middle School recently performed “Annie Jr.”, a shorter version with less complex music of the ever-popular “Annie” play.

    The middle school drama club was led by Bullitt East students, who starred in their own production of Annie Jr. as middle schoolers seven years ago.

  • Bullitt Arts Council names winners in writing competition; Sherrard wins high school title

     Casey Sherrard’s literary piece Through the Window was awarded First Place in the NightWriter’s Writing Contest sponsored by the Bullitt County Arts Council.

    By winning the high school bracket as well as the overall bracket, she received a Certificate of Recognition, a cash award and her work will be published in the council’s compendium of winners.

    Casey has been invited to a book-signing banquet where she will read her piece to the audience and sign the first editions. 

  • Madison Wilson receives McDonald’s scholarship

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- One Bullitt County student will find it a little easier to pay for college this fall thanks to a scholarship from local McDonald’s Restaurants of Kentuckiana owner/operators and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana (RMHCK).

    Bullitt East High School student, Madison Wilson, was recognized and awarded with a one-time scholarship in the amount of $2,500 in a ceremony held on Tuesday, May 10 at the Greater Louisville Medical Society.