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Today's News

  • Bullitt Arts Council names winners in writing competition; Sherrard wins high school title

     Casey Sherrard’s literary piece Through the Window was awarded First Place in the NightWriter’s Writing Contest sponsored by the Bullitt County Arts Council.

    By winning the high school bracket as well as the overall bracket, she received a Certificate of Recognition, a cash award and her work will be published in the council’s compendium of winners.

    Casey has been invited to a book-signing banquet where she will read her piece to the audience and sign the first editions. 

  • Madison Wilson receives McDonald’s scholarship

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- One Bullitt County student will find it a little easier to pay for college this fall thanks to a scholarship from local McDonald’s Restaurants of Kentuckiana owner/operators and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana (RMHCK).

    Bullitt East High School student, Madison Wilson, was recognized and awarded with a one-time scholarship in the amount of $2,500 in a ceremony held on Tuesday, May 10 at the Greater Louisville Medical Society.

  • Bullitt East students earn championship in marketing

     Bullitt East High School students Jacob Birge, Kitty Harris, Elisabeth Halbauer, Jeremiah Johnson and Jasmine Meeks participated in the Global MarketPlace Challenge and were named Champions.

    The youth competed against 10 other high schools from Jefferson County and Indiana districts. By placing first, they toured the Papa John’s corporate headquarters May 16th.

    In addition, Jasmine was the first recipient of the Grindmaster-Cecilware Business leadership scholarship for $500.

  • NB’s Sutherland signs with Franklin

     HEBRON ESTATES – A phone call during a winter snowstorm will be shaping the future for North Bullitt Lady Eagle basketball player Krista Sutherland for at least the next few years.

    While sitting at home that day and unable to practice basketball, Sutherland got a phone call from Franklin College, an NCAA Division III program in Franklin, Indiana. Sutherland wasn’t really aware of the school and its basketball program but she was ready to talk.

  • BE’s Breeden headed to North Greenville

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A chance meeting with a basketball coach from North Greenville University in January recently paid big dividends for Bullitt East senior Ethan Breeden.

    Breeden’s father, Mike, was sitting in the stands at the Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament when he struck up a conversation with an assistant coach from North Greenville as the coach was watching Charger hoops standout Tyler Sharpe. By the end of the talk, the assistant basketball coach was setting up a contact between the Breeden family and the school’s golf coach.

  • State tennis a good learning experience

     LEXINGTON -- Three Bullitt Countians were part of the Republic Bank/KHSAA State Tennis Tournament on Thursday.

    In girls’ play, Bullitt East freshman Savannah Kruse defeated Nita Nair of Madisonville North Hopkins in the opening round.

    Kruse cruised through the match, winning 6-2, 6-0.

    In the next round, she ran into fifth-seeded Allison Quammen, a senior from Lexington Catholic.

    The senior jumped on top early and never allowed Kruse into the match.

    Quammen won 6-1, 6-0.

  • District baseball and softball starts Monday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – If Mother Nature allows the post-season for softball and baseball will start on Monday with play for all six Bullitt County teams in the 23rd and 24th District Tournaments.

    The first ‘big’ game of the week will come right out of the blocks on Monday when North Bullitt and Bullitt Central collide in the first round of the 23rd District Baseball Tournament at Moore High School. North Bullitt won the regular season meeting between the two schools 7-6 after trailing 5-0 early.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning May 22, 2016

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • Mount Washington to help preserve Lloyd House

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- With all the focus on future development of the city, the Mount Washington city council is doing their part to preserve the past, too.

    The James M. Lloyd House was donated to the Mount Washington Historical Society in 1989 by Kenneth R. Lutes in memory of his with, Anita Ann Dooley Lutes, the great-granddaughter of James M. Lloyd.

    Since the donation, the historical society has used the house as a meeting place, a research center and a museum dedicated to preserving and educating others on the history of Mount Washington.

  • No big surprises in primary election

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The primary elections are over with little fanfare.

    Voters only had a few local races to pencil in their responses.

    In the 49th District race for state House of Representatives, incumbent Linda Belcher easily defeated challenger Jonathan Cacciatore for a second straight election.

    This time, Belcher collected 2,873 votes, compared to 558 for Cacciatore.

    The 3,431 votes were nearly 2.5 times as many that were cast in the Republican primary.