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Today's News

  • St. Clair enters plea agreement in ‘91 case

     ELIZABETHTOWN — A man who is already on death row in Kentucky for the 1991 murder of a Bardstown man recently entered a guilty plea on charges which occurred in Hardin County.

    Michael Dale St. Clair, who has also been convicted of murder charges in his home state of Oklahoma, accepted a guilty plea in Hardin County, according to state Attorney General Andy Besmear.

    On April 12, St. Clair entered a guilty plea to kidnapping, attempted murder, two counts of receiving stolen property and facilitation to arson.

  • BE softball picking up steam; NB wins second

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers played just two games last week, lost both, but according to head coach Ricky Hoffman, the team is playing better and are on the verge of even bigger things.

    Rain slowed the start of action last week and the Lady Chargers didn’t get on the field until Thursday against Eastern and it took eight innings before the Lady Eagles pulled out a 4-2 victory.

  • A horrible start sinks BC in district opener

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – One bad inning put the Bullitt Central Cougars behind the eight ball on Thursday and the maroon and gray could not recover as they dropped a key 23rd District game to Moore by a 7-3 score.

    In fact, in the only two games that the Cougars played last week, they were behind early. The only good news was that the team managed to rally on Friday and beat Thomas Nelson 8-3 on the road.

  • I-65 ramp closure tonight in Jefferson County

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of a ramp closure tonight on Interstate 65 in Jefferson County. KYTC maintenance crews will be performing pavement repairs on the exit ramp from I-65 North to KY 1065 (The Outer Loop).

    The I-65 North exit ramp to the Outer Loop (Exit 127) will be closed from 6 p.m. on Wednesday evening, April 19 until 6 a.m. on Thursday, April 20. Crews will be removing a deteriorated section of concrete pavement and replacing it with asphalt.

  • An Adventure in the Forest

      CLERMONT - Students don’t have to travel out of Bullitt County to enjoy fun adventures during Spring Break.

    Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest hosted Spring Break Adventure Week, a free event filled with guided promotions and daily activities to keep students active while celebrating the natural wonders of the environment.

    The event included daily Discovery Station activities featuring hands-on educational opportunities with a focus on plant and animals.

  • Residents ‘hear’ cell tower coming

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Can you hear me now?

    For residents along McElvain Lane in southern Bullitt County, they heard what they didn’t want to hear.

    The Bullitt County Planning Commission gave approval to a revised plan by Capital Telecom Holdings and Verizon to install a 190-foot cellular tower.

    While not totally opposed to the need for the cellular tower, residents were hoping that planners would force the company to move the facility into wooded areas which would make it less visible.

  • Sanitation District to begin quest to upgrade current facilities

     HILLVIEW — The  hard work of meeting the promises made to the state Division of Water has now begun for members of the Bullitt County Sanitation District.

    Approval was given to begin the first phase of its plans to get rid of smaller treatment plants and constructing a larger regional facility.

    The sanitation board voted unanimously to allow district manager Jerry Kennedy to borrow up to $775,000.

    The first phase of the $18 million project will include obtaining a loan from the Kentucky Rural Water Finance corporation.

  • Eagles get an extra day to beat Southern

     HEBRON ESTATES – Brian Wise has been in coaching for a number of years.

    And just when you think we’ve seen it all… there is something new.

    The past week was a series of “I don’t know if I’ve ever seen that” moments for the veteran North Bullitt baseball coach.

    At the end of the day, North Bullitt got the win it needed — a victory over district foe Southern.

  • Chargers come up just short over weekend

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – There was plenty of offense for the Bullitt East Chargers last week on the baseball diamond and on Saturday it looked for a time like the red and gold could make a major statement on a big stage.

  • Former company president guilty of misbranded medical devices

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the guilty pleas to a criminal information made on April 17, 2017 by SCM True Air Technologies, Inc. and the former company president John N. Keesaer, in United States District Court before Magistrate Judge Dave Whalin.