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Today's News

  • Eagles rebound from miscue to beat Panthers

     LEXINGTON - North Bullitt loves danger and danger loves the Eagles.

    For the third time in the last four post-season games, the green and gold pulled out a one-run victory -- this time a 6-5 victory over Elizabethtown in the first round of the Rawlings/KHSAA baseball tournament in Lexington.

    The win was the first in school history in the state tournament.

    With the win, North Bullitt advances to the quarterfinals on Thursday at 6 p.m. at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington.

  • Conner next for Eagles on Thursday in Lexington

     LEXINGTON – After beating Elizabethtown 6-5 on Tuesday afternoon, the North Bullitt Eagles will advance to the Rawlings/KHSAA Kentucky State Baseball Tournament quarter-finals on Thursday night when they will square off with Conner, the champions of the Ninth Region.

    The Cougars have a 25-9 record after beating Boyd County 12-0 hours after North Bullitt beat Elizabethtown. That game was stopped in the sixth inning by the ‘mercy’ rule after the Cougars pushed the margin past ten runs.

  • USA Harvest founder guilty of embezzlement, tax fraud

               LOUISVILLE, Ky. – USA Harvest founder, Hugh “Stan” Curtis pleaded guilty in United States District Court this afternoon before Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr, to a seven count federal indictment charging him with mail fraud, money laundering and filing false income tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Ambulance involved in collision; no injuries

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - An accident on Highway 44 East Tuesday morning damaged a Bullitt County EMS ambulance.

    The accident occurred before 11 a.m. in front of the Schmid Funeral Home at the intersection of Boxwood Run.

    The ambulance was on an emergency run to a Mount Washington residence, traveling eastbound on 44.

    MWPD Ofc. Becky Troutman said a blue Chrysler Town & Country, also heading eastbound, turned left at Boxwood into the ambulance's direction.

  • Louisville teen earns Eagle Scout badge by helping local veteran site

     It was a rainy morning but that didn't damper the cleanup efforts of one Louisville Boy Scout.

    Fifteen-year old Sebastian Mortenson organized efforts for about 20 people to help him clean up grounds in Shepherdsville that will be the future home to the Active Heroes retreat center.

    An advocate for veterans, military and their families, the organization obtained a grant last July from Home Depot for $250,000.

    Once complete, the facility will include camp grounds as well as batting cages, a garden and classrooms.

  • Charger archers on target for top 10 national finish

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--The Charger archery team believes it was focus and extra practice that lead them to place this year at nationals. The team has qualified for the national tournament for about the last six years, but this is the first year they placed in the top 10. This year the competition was held at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

    Last year the team finished 31st overall. This year, the Chargers were ranked 10th in the nation after the tournament.

  • County places bike, hike trail win motion with funds for study

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It was over 20 years ago that Jefferson County commissioner Dr. Steve Henry had a dream.

  • North Bullitt's Amber Courtney steps down as coach

     HEBRON ESTATES – What started as a move for her family, turned into a career move recently for North Bullitt Lady Eagle head basketball coach Amber Courtney.

         After five seasons at the helm of the Lady Eagles, Courtney announced to her team three weeks ago that she was stepping down from the basketball duties after being hired as a special education teacher at Bardstown High School. At that time, Courtney was looking for a job closer to home so that she could spend more time with her three daughters.

  • Finally!! Eagles beat Panthers 6-3

     LOUISVILLE – Battling Pleasure Ridge Park, as well as Mother Nature, the North Bullitt Eagle baseball program beat the defending state champion Panthers by a 6-3 score on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Baseball Tournament.

  • Tech students earn honors

     The Bullitt County Area Technology Center had four competitors in Louisville April 16-19th and returned with a state winner, Alyssa Hensley, 16, in Graphic Communications. Automotive Mechanics student James Huddleston, 17, earned Second Place in Automotive 1.

    Jacob Numann, 18, and Dylan Davis, 18, also earned the right to compete thanks to their efforts at regional competition.