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Today's News

  • So close yet so far as BE falls in shootout

        LOUISVILLE -- Each year, Bullitt East coach Steve Gentry feels his program gets a little bit closer to matching the Mercy Jaguars.
        On Friday, the final of the Sixth Region soccer tournament couldn’t be decided in regularion. And it couldn’t be decided in two five-minute extra periods.
        So, it came down to a five-player shootout and the host Mercy team won its fifth consecutive finale against the Lady Chargers.

  • Bullitt East derailed by Mercy in finale

        LOUISVILLE -- The Sixth Region goes through Mercy.
        And, that means that the 24th District must also go through the Jaguars.
        For first-year coach Ricky Hoffman, his Bullitt East Lady Chargers could not look past its first round opponent on Monday night.
        The host Jeffersontown squad boasted a 19-12 record on the season.
        In their regular season matchup, Bullitt East won a 3-1 match against the Lady Chargers.

  • Bullitt Central wins district volleyball title

        OKOLONA -- For the past three years, the finals of the 23rd District volleyball tournament matched North Bullitt and Bullitt Central.
        In each of those three years, the Lady Eagles went into the Sixth Region tournament as the district champs.
        But, this year was different.
        The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars powered through a three-set victory over North Bullitt, 25-20, 25-23, 25-16.
        But the championship trophy may have actually been won on Oct. 3.

  • Calloway County man charged with multiple child sex exploitation counts

     PADUCAH – A Calloway County, Kentucky, man was charged by grand jury in a 27 count indictment with inducing minor victims to engage in sexually explicit conduct, inducing minor victims to produce visual depictions of that conduct which were then transmitted over the internet, and with inducing a minor to engage in commercial sex acts announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Best in the State: Local couple honored for their volunteer work at Shep. Elem.

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Two nationalized Americans that adopted Bullitt County as their home have now been adopted by a local school.
        And their volunteer efforts at the school have led to an award from the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
        Lebanon Junction residents Emilie and John Ward received the Senior Volunteer Service Award from Gov. Matt Bevin at the State Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort.

  • MW senior center looks to get city help on repairs

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— The Ralph Lutes Mount Washington Seniors Center is looking for some updates.
        Judy Hall, a representative for the center, spoke to the Mount Washington City Council about concerns the group has at the building.
        Although the city owns the building and the group expressed its gratitude for the $1 a year rent, Hall explained that any inside maintenance, such as $6,000 air conditioner pumps, is paid for by through fundraising.

  • KENTUCKY MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER OF THE YEAR

        MOUNT WASHINGTON—For the first time ever, a Bullitt County teacher has been named the top middle school teacher of the year.
        Eastside Middle’s Sarah Mills was presented with a check for $3,000 during a ceremony in Frankfort, sponsored by Valvoline.

  • STRIKE OVER... bourbon to flow

       CLERMONT -- In a vote on Friday that was almost completely flipped from the previous week, employees with Jim Beam Brands overwhelmingly opted to accept a new labor contract.
        With the 204-19 vote on Friday, the over 250 workers at the Clermont and Boston plants will be returning to work on Monday morning.
        On Oct. 15, the workers walked off their jobs.

  • Bathroom fire at Bluegrass Academy Child Care

                MOUNT WASHINGTON— A fire in the bathroom caused Bluegrass Academy Child Care in Mount Washington to evacuate at around 8:35 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 24.

                According to assistant director Kim Skaggs, the teachers evacuated the roughly 100 children, age six weeks to four years old, in under a minute.

  • KSP seeks public assistance with electronic crime investigation

     The following is a release from the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, distributed on Oct. 20, 2016:

    On October 13, 2016, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Stephen K. Goodlett, 36, on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    The Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch is seeking the public’s assistance in this investigation.