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Today's News

  • Tipton to chair House budget on post-secondary education

     FRANKFORT – Last week, Speaker-Elect Jeff Hoover released the names of House committee chairs for the upcoming 2017 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly. 

    Included on the list is 53rd District State Representative James Tipton, R-Taylorsville, who will serve as the Chairman of the House Budget Review Subcommittee on Post-Secondary Education. 

  • Mount Washington Middle cheerleaders return to competition in winning style

     Mount Washington Middle School has not had a competition cheer team for last three years. This year they were able to find a cheer coach, and they put together a competition cheer team and a sideline cheer team in July.

    The competition cheer team has accomplished great success only having practiced for three short months only two days a week. 

    They competed at the St. Gabriel Cheer Competition on Oct. 22 and won 1st place for the Middle School Small Division and were the Overall Grand Champs. 

  • Meade County Archery Tournament

     At this tournament on Dec. 3, Bullitt Central won first place with a score of 3,382.

    Andrew Dean won first place and was the highest overall scoring male at 294. Noah Glass was second at 290 and Nic Maddox was fourth (287).

    For the girls, Britney McCarthy won first place at 290. Casie Metcalfe was second at 285 and Taylor Dalton fourth with 282.

    For the middle schools, Bernheim was second at 3,253.

    Bridgett Gaffney was second at 279, with Whitney Barnes third with 279 and Alexis Hodgkins was fifth with 277.

  • Taylor Co. business owner sentenced for bank fraud

     BOWLING GREEN – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the sentencing of a Taylor County, Kentucky, business owner, in United States District Court this week, by United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to serve a 4 month prison term, and ordered to pay restitution totaling $506,684.37 for committing bank fraud.

  • Brooks’ Born Learning Academy starts early learning

     BROOKS - For many educators, a child’s learning can’t begin soon enough.

    At Brooks Elementary, they even prefer the children to be born learning.

    The school received a Born Learning Academy grant provided by Metro United Way and Toyota.

    According to MUW, almost half of the students entering kindergarten are at risk or behind in their educational preparedness. The program was designed, based on research, to help prepare both students and families.

  • Lady Chargers split pair; East boys stumble at home

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers’ Tour of the Bluegrass 2016-2017 was in western Kentucky over the weekend and the red and gold came away with a split of games against two of the top teams in the state.

    On Friday night, the Lady Chargers were in Henderson County and despite 30 points from senior Lindsey Duvall, the team dropped a 71-64 decision to the Lady Colonels in a game that was part of the Methodist Hospital Classic.

  • Eagle Hoops Homecoming

     Despite it just being December, North Bullitt celebrated its Hoops Homecoming on Friday against Bullitt Central.

    The students selected seniors Alice White and Cody Okes as the Homecoming Queen and King.

    White is the daughter of Missy and Ricky White while Okes is the son of Bill and Debbie Okes.

  • Bullitt Central officials investigate threat

      The following is an email message from Bullitt Central High School principal James Beavers in regards to a threatening message found at the school on Wednesday:

     

    Dear Parents and Partners of Bullitt Central High School,

  • Overflow crowd enjoys present, past BCHS choir

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Yuletide carols being sung by an alumni choir led to folks dressed up like eskimos filling the pews of the First Baptist Church in Shepherdsville.

    The church was the setting for a combination Christmas choir concert performed by the Bullitt Central High School Choir along with the Bullitt Central Alumni Choir.

    The event featured the school’s current choir and Freshman choir, consisting of about 100 students. It also featured Bullitt Central choir alumni, also numbering at about 100 singers.

  • Huffman fights to keep seat

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Whether Michael Huffman is to be allowed to sit as a member of the Mount Washington Fire Protection Board will be determined by Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress.

    A legal dispute over the election of Huffman to the fire board was sought to clarify the situation over nepotism.

    Huffman’s attorney, Walter Sholar, and county attorney John Wooldridge, representing the fire district board, both said they saw no need for an oral argument.

    However, both were called upon by Burress to answer some questions about the case.