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Today's News

  • Brooks honors Marvin Stewart for his commitment, service to school

    BROOKS - Marvin Stewart was a well-respected leader at Brooks Elementary and within the surrounding community.

    Stewart served 12 years as Brooks principal during his long tenure within the Bullitt County Public Schools system.

    His commitment to educational excellence will continue at the new Brooks Elementary location, with the school library officially dedicated in his honor.

    Former and current Brooks staff members, administrators, and friends of the Stewart Family gathered for a special dedication ceremony at the library to commemorate the event.

  • Eastside students bring good cheer, needed items to homeless agency

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Students from Eastside Middle School gave a local organization something to cheer about.

    Members of the Eastside Cheerleading squad organized a schoolwide donation drive for HOPE (Helping Out People Everywhere) in Bullitt County, an organization dedicated to assisting homeless community members.

    The cheerleaders delivered over 1,500 items to HOPE officials at their new resource center at St. Aloysius Catholic Church.

  • Pioneer Village police stop results in local drug raid

     HEBRON ESTATES -- There is no such thing as a small town any more.

    Pioneer Village police chief D.J. Reynolds said one of his officers recently made a routine traffic stop.

    The next thing you know, a man is arrested with two warrants outstanding.

    He is also a major drug dealer in the region.

    When stopped, Pioneer Village police seized $3,000 in drugs and another $8,000 in cash.

  • BC All-Sports Physical Night

     The Bullitt Central Athletic Department will host an All Sports Physical Night on May 19.

    The cost is only $15 and is available to current and incoming BCHS athletes. Proceeds from this event will be used to purchase supplies for the athletic trainer and will benefit all student-athletes at the school.

    The physicals will be valid for the entire 2016-17 school year.

    Each sport will have a set time for the physicals. Exams will be done on site at Pediatrics of Bullitt County on Cedar Grove Road.

  • Bullitt man gets 30 years on child porn charges

     LOUISVILLE – A Bullitt County, Kentucky, man was sentenced today to 360 months in prison, followed by a life-time of supervised release, by Senior United States District Judge Thomas B. Russell, for the production of child pornography, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Pioneer Village switches garbage collectors for next four years

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Residents in Pioneer Village now know where their trash will be going for the next four years.

    The Pioneer Village City Council approved a four-year bid with Waste Management for trash collection within the city limits from July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2020.

    Waste Management was selected over Rumpke, the only other company to submit a bid.

  • Cravens back with Lady Cougars

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After four years away from the Bullitt Central program, Josh Cravens is returning, this time as the head coach, replacing Kyle Roach, who stepped down earlier this spring.

    In fact, it was the hiring of Roach that pushed Cravens away from the Lady Cougars. He had served as an assistant coach under previous coach Bryan Bates from 2006 to 2012 and had wanted the position that was eventually filled by Roach.

  • East’s defense struggles in loss to third-ranked team

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers hit the road over the weekend and for the first time this season, the road hit back.

    Playing in the Best of the West event at Buchanan Park in Bowling Green, the state’s fourth-ranked team dropped two of three games, including a 9-0 decision to Madisonville North Hopkins, a game in which the Lady Chargers made six errors and were never in the game.

  • KSP arrests Louisville man for child porn distribution

     LOUISVILLE — On May 17, 2016, at approximately 1:13 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Joseph T. Anderson, 26, on charges related to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Anderson was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation on a popular social networking site.

  • MW Spring Festival 2016

     Friday night visitors to the festival enjoyed performances by the Mount Washington Middle concert band and the Crossroads Elementary “Pirates! The Musical” cast.

    During the chillier Saturday, performers included Kristen Nicole, Kim Brown and the Mighty Worshippers and Tom Wietecha, along with two showings of the live shoot-out performed by the Cowboy Posse, presented by Schmid Funeral Home.

    Visitors also saw the Mountain City Cruisers Antique Car and Tractor show.