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Today's News

  • RELAY FOR LIFE on Friday night: Name of game will be to raise lots of money

     HEBRON ESTATES - That’s life!

    A new track surface at North Bullitt High School caused a change in plans for the 2017 Relay for Life. However, the committee has taken a risk and developed a stratego that should turn all the balderdash into an act of perfection that becomes a true pay day for the American Cancer Society.

  • Little rain nothing when compared to winning your battle against cancer

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — After battling cancer, a little rain wasn’t going to dampen the spirits of the breast and ovarian cancer survivors walking in the 2017 Oaks Day Survivor’s Parade.

    Mount Washington resident Gail Williams was nominated to walk by her friend, co-worker and fellow breast cancer survivor Teresa Flynn.

    “I just felt very honored, first to be nominated then to be able to participate,” Williams said.

  • Jewish South part of group to be sold by parent firm

     HILL VIEW — If the city of Hillview hopes to have a hospital built in its community, it will not be owned and operated by KentuckyOne Health.

    The health system announced on Friday that it would be placing its Louisville area facilities, including Jewish Hospital Medical Center South in Hillview, up for sale.

    According to a release, KentuckyOne Health will focus its operations on a smaller footprint centered in Central and Eastern Kentucky.

  • Motorcyclist killed in wreck in Pioneer Village

     PIONEER VILLAGE -- A motorcyclist trying to turn into a northern Bullitt County subdivision was struck and killed Saturday evening.

    According to Kentucky State Police spokesman Jeff Gregory, Aaron Jennette was stopped on westbound John Harper Highway around 11:15 p.m. on Saturday.

    Jennette, 32, was attempting to make a left-hand turn into Running Creek Drive, which is just east of Blue Lick Road.

  • Sheriff’s narcotics unit seizes over 220 pounds of pot; 7 may be indicted

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- On Monday, the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office narcotics unit conducted a multi-agency investigation that could lead to indictments on at least seven individuals.

    Lt. Col. Mike Halbleib said his agency worked with the Nebraska State Patrol and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

    Detectives seized approximately 222 pounds of marijuana, four vehicles, 12 vials of HGH, 127 HGH pills, a gun and over $57,700 in cash.

  • East girls finish fourth in talented field

      LOUISVILLE – One thing that the local track teams figured out quite quickly as part of Class 3-A, Region 3, is the simple fact that they are competing against some of the top track and field athletes in the state.

    After Male, St. Xavier, Manual and Central carve up a lot of the points, there is not always a lot left for the other teams. That also includes earning the automatic qualifying spots by finishing first or second.

  • East finishes 10th in state fishing event

     GILBERTSVILLE, KY. -- The Bullitt East boat of Dalton Smith and Will Rigdon finished tenth overall on Friday and Saturday at the 2017 KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship on Kentucky Lake.

    Smith and Rigdon, who recently won the Region 2 title, are the first Bullitt County team to advance to the state tourney. This is the fourth year that the KHSAA has sponsored the sport at the state level.

  • Scottish Rite honors local student achievers

     For the 30th year, the Bullitt County Scottish Rite organization conducted its Student Recognition Program.

    The program is made possible by generous support from Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite (A.A.S.R.) Valley of Louisville, Bro. Roger Barnett and Kosair Charities. This special event recognizes achieves of Bullitt County students.

  • Derby Time!

     Churchill Downs wasn’t the only place to see Derby hats this year.

    The Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency Senior Center held its annual Derby Day lunch party.

    Patrons wore specially-made Derby hats distributed by the Bullitt County Arts Council.

    For more information about the MPCAA Senior Center call 543-3455.

  • Hunters Hollow gets to talk about new topic at meeting

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - Month after month, the Hunters Hollow City Commission has to deal with the issues involving sewage.

    For a change, they were able to take control of at least part of their issue.

    The commission approved a payment estimated at $12,898 to RLH Rentals for easement clean-up work.

    Gary Hatcher, representing RLH, told the commission the area needing upgrades and improvements included about 225 feet located between Angelina Drive and Arbor Trace.