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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Bullitt East students earn championship in marketing

     Bullitt East High School students Jacob Birge, Kitty Harris, Elisabeth Halbauer, Jeremiah Johnson and Jasmine Meeks participated in the Global MarketPlace Challenge and were named Champions.

    The youth competed against 10 other high schools from Jefferson County and Indiana districts. By placing first, they toured the Papa John’s corporate headquarters May 16th.

    In addition, Jasmine was the first recipient of the Grindmaster-Cecilware Business leadership scholarship for $500.

  • NB’s Sutherland signs with Franklin

     HEBRON ESTATES – A phone call during a winter snowstorm will be shaping the future for North Bullitt Lady Eagle basketball player Krista Sutherland for at least the next few years.

    While sitting at home that day and unable to practice basketball, Sutherland got a phone call from Franklin College, an NCAA Division III program in Franklin, Indiana. Sutherland wasn’t really aware of the school and its basketball program but she was ready to talk.

  • BE’s Breeden headed to North Greenville

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A chance meeting with a basketball coach from North Greenville University in January recently paid big dividends for Bullitt East senior Ethan Breeden.

    Breeden’s father, Mike, was sitting in the stands at the Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament when he struck up a conversation with an assistant coach from North Greenville as the coach was watching Charger hoops standout Tyler Sharpe. By the end of the talk, the assistant basketball coach was setting up a contact between the Breeden family and the school’s golf coach.

  • State tennis a good learning experience

     LEXINGTON -- Three Bullitt Countians were part of the Republic Bank/KHSAA State Tennis Tournament on Thursday.

    In girls’ play, Bullitt East freshman Savannah Kruse defeated Nita Nair of Madisonville North Hopkins in the opening round.

    Kruse cruised through the match, winning 6-2, 6-0.

    In the next round, she ran into fifth-seeded Allison Quammen, a senior from Lexington Catholic.

    The senior jumped on top early and never allowed Kruse into the match.

    Quammen won 6-1, 6-0.