Today's News

  • Mercy and the elements get the best of BE

    LOUISVILLE -- Close but yet so far.

    For the fourth straight year, it would be the Mercy Jaguars celebrating another Sixth Region soccer title on their own home turf.

    And each of the past four years, the runner-up trophy has gone to the Bullitt East Lady Chargers.

    Coach Steve Gentry is ready to start today working on ways his team can have another shot in 2016 against the Jaguars.

  • Simpson County man charged with possession of molotov cocktails

      LOUISVILLE, Ky. – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the indictment of a Simpson County, Kentucky resident on charges of making and possessing destructive devices, commonly known as Molotov cocktails.

  • Former Louisville pastor charged by grand jury indictment for child porn

      LOUISVILLE – The former pastor of a Louisville, Kentucky, parish was charged by grand jury Indictment today with violating federal child exploitation laws, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    The indictment charges Stephen Pohl, age 57, with knowingly accessing, via the Internet, with intent to view material that contained images of child pornography between January and August 2015.

  • MW moves forward with sports park

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The land developed as a business industrial park is about to become the Field of Dreams.

    A new multi-million dollar sports complex is in its final planning stages.

    According to Mount Washington Mayor Barry Armstrong, the idea of the project had been tossed around for six or seven years.

    “We were overloading our current park and we were very limited on what we could offer,” he said.

  • Microwave popcorn company owner guilty of bank fraud

     LOUISVILLE – The owner of the shuttered Preston Farms Popcorn, LLC (Preston) pleaded guilty to bank fraud today, before Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., in U.S. District Court, for diverting buyers’ payments toward the operation of his business rather than towards the payment of his loan, announced U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Governor announces TIGER Grant, ‘Transforming Dixie Highway’ Project

     LOUISVILLE – Governor Steve Beshear, along with Congressman John Yarmuth, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and a host of local legislators and Metro Council members, today celebrated the awarding of a $16.9 million federal grant to help transform Dixie Highway into a model corridor for commuters, commerce and pedestrian safety.

  • Mercy again means the end of the road for NB

    LOUISVILLE – The 2015 North Bullitt volleyball season ended where so many seasons have ended for so many teams – with a loss to the Mercy Jaguars.

    For the second straight season the green and gold ran into the state champions in the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Tournament on Wednesday. It didn’t take long for Mercy to roll to a 25-10, 25-9, 25-9 victory and a date with Butler in the championship game a night later.

  • Eastside’s Lesher wins middle school state title

           LEXINGTON – Eastside Middle School’s Dalton Lesher put it all together at the end of the season to capture the title  at the Kentucky Track and Cross-Country Coaches’ Association Meet of Champions last Saturday at Masterson Station Park in Lexington in the boys’ sixth-grader and younger division.

          The big meet serves as the State Championship Meet for elementary and middle school runners.

  • Bernheim has no problems despite threat

     CLERMONT -- Classes were as usual at Bernheim Middle on Friday.

    A threatening message was found on the restroom wall on Wednesday threatening to blow up the school Friday.

    Principal Troy Kolb sent an e-mail to parents outlining that the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office would be present on Friday.

    He said things very smoothly on Friday and attendance was about 71 percent. Normally, attendance would be around 96 percent.

  • Contract in place for work at Bells Mill intersection

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- By the end of next summer, the second intersection improvement on Highway 44 East should be completed.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has awarded a contract to Flynn Brothers Contracting for the $1.13 million project.

    The work will include the construction of a new intersection at Bells Mill Road, including a traffic signal.

    There will be turning lanes on all three legs of the intersection.