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Today's News

  • Cougars run winning streak to three games

     SPRINGFIELD – In a game in which the two teams were never separated by more than five points, Bullitt Central had the scoring edge at the right time as they pulled out a 59-56 win on the road last Monday over Washington County.

    The victory was the third in as many games this season for the Cougars.

    “I was really excited after this game,” Bullitt Central head coach Jessie Curry said a few days later. “This was our first real tough road game and they had a student section that was on us pretty good. I was really proud of our kids.

  • Eastside ‘B’ remains as the top team in middle school play

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Jumping out to a 12-4 lead in the first quarter, the Eastside Eagles’ ‘B’ team cruised to a 44-28 win over the Hebron Panthers on Thursday in the final game of the Bullitt County Boys’ Middle School Basketball Tournament.

    Playing on their home floor, the Eastside squad wrapped up a perfect season against Bullitt County foes as they repeated as the ‘B’ Division titelist.

  • Raley nets 21 as Eagles hold off late Hebron rally

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Leading 38-21 a third of the way through the fourth quarter after holding Hebron to two points in the third quarter, the Eastside Eagles may have felt they could put the game on cruise control.

  • Butler is more than either BE team can handle

     SHIVELY – The traditional first ‘big’ night of the high school basketball season belonged to Butler this year as the Bears and Bearettes each pulled out convincing victories over their Bullitt East rivals.

  • NB suffers tough loss at buzzer to Southern

     HEBRON ESTATES – To play so well and to fall just short causes for a frustrating night for North Bullitt Eagle head coach Korey Craddock.

    Having not given up the lead until the final 40 seconds, the homestanding Eagles lost on a shot at the buzzer.

    Southern’s Rickie Wright hit a short jumper with the buzzer sounding as the Trojan defeated North Bullitt 59-58.

    Not only was the loss a frustrating one but it was also a district game that counts toward the post-season seeding.

  • Deficiencies will cost builder...but it could be worse

    MOUNT WASHINGTON—An unfinished building site could cost the city of Mount Washington $25,000 a day.

    Instead, it will cost the builder an amount only determined by how long it takes him to finish the site…one year later than originally planned.

    A hearing was held for Jones Brothers Builders regarding the incompletion of the Dollar Tree building site, located on Shadowmeade Lane off Bardstown Road.

  • State highway crews ready for winter season

     LOUISVILLE – Whether it’s a few flurries or a few inches, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) road crews are prepared to battle winter precipitation and keep traffic moving in a safe manner.   

    Over the past weekend,  District 5 maintenance staff monitored weather conditions.

  • Group pushing to making Chapeze special area

      SHEPHERDSVILLE—Citizens preferring a tourist neighborhood to an industrial one, and those in favor of the opposite, gathered in front of Fiscal Court recently during a special meeting to share their concerns and ideas.

    The issue on the table was over the possible development of the land near the Chapeze Lane area.

    Finance officer Keith Griffee headed the public hearing, opening by reminding those in attendance that the meeting was for the court to hear from both sides of the issue and that no action would be taken.

  • Roberts to serve as president

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Melanie Roberts will be alone in a prestigious group as she becomes the first female to serve as president of the Kentucky County Judge/Executive Association.

    Roberts will also be the first Bullitt Countian to serve in that role. She served the past year as the first vice president.

    She said she was proud to represent the county as a leader of the group.

    The goal of the organization is to better serve government in all 120 counties. The group has an annual convention.

  • Sheriff’s merit board will have to get own attorney

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Not considering the merit of the board, there must be funding if the agency exists.

    The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Merit Board doesn’t look to be going away any time soon.

    And, as it remains in existence, it will need some money to fund things like a hearing officer and an attorney.

    Bullitt County sheriff Donnie Tinnell told fiscal court members that he didn’t have funds in his budget to cover the merit board expenses.