Today's News

  • Audience gets plenty of info on legalization of marijuana

      SHEPHERDSVILLE — Ashly Taylor runs a cannabis center in Colorado. The native Kentuckian would like to open shop in her home state. However, current Kentucky laws prohibit it, even though she says the business is already here.

    Taylor, along with Kentucky Cannabis Freedom Coalition (KCFC) member Tom Reichert, retired Louisville Metro Officer Steve Watts and Alliance for Innovative Medicine founder and executive director Shannon Stacy, recently sat on a forum during a town hall meeting in Shepherdsville to discuss Senate Bill 80. 

  • Illinois resident sentenced one year for producing, selling Tramadol capsules

     OWENSBORO – A Champaign, Illinois, resident was sentenced today in United States District Court, by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, to one year in prison, ordered to pay $950.00 restitution and ordered to pay a $5,000 fine for distribution of Tramadol, a Schedule IV controlled substance, introduction of misbranded drugs, and wire fraud, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. There is no parole in the federal system.

  • Police looking for couple who robbed assistant county attorney

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Detectives are investigating a late Sunday night home invasion that involved a local attorney.

    Bullitt County Sheriffs Det. Mike Cook said police responded to the Proctor Lane area in Clermont just before midnight in regards to a home invasion.

    Assistant county attorney Doug McCann told police he was the victim of a home invasion when a couple entered his home, tied him up, and robbed him.

  • MW Fire to seek judge’s opinion on dual office

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Can a member of fiscal court also serve as a trustee with the local fire taxing district?

    That was the question posed by Michael Huffman to the state Attorney General’s office.

    And, the non-binding opinion of assistant attorney general Taylor Payne is that the person could not serve in both capacities.

    County attorney John Wooldridge said it would be a matter that would need to be decided by circuit court judge Rodney Burress.

  • East girls open by beating BC

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The Bullitt East tennis teams had a good week on the courts.

    For the Lady Chargers, coach Chris Marsh saw his team win 4-1 over Bullitt Central on Monday and 5-0 over Southern on Wednesday.

    In its season opener, Bullitt East won four of the five courts.

    Savannah Kruse defeated Kat Davenport 8-3 on court one singles. On court three, Jette Dahlmeier defeated Lady Cougar Savannah Price 9-7 in the closest match of the day.

  • Eagles looking for another winning season under Wise

     HEBRON ESTATES -- Entering his 12th season at the helm of the North Bullitt Eagle baseball program, Brian Wise has never been so uncertain.

     But, yet, he is as excited as ever to get the season started.

     Returning just two varsity starters, Wise said that doesn’t change the mission of winning a district title and advancing in the regional tournament with the ultimate goal of making his third trip to Lexington.

     “I really don’t know what to expect,

  • BC looking to get healthy in order to excel this spring

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt Central baseball coach G.J. Moore might have missed his real calling – being a doctor.

    Over the past several seasons, injuries have hampered his team and 2018 seems to following the same pattern.

    When the season starts on Monday, two of Moore’s best players will be nursing injuries.

  • Chargers fueled in ‘18 by early exit in ‘17

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Sometimes coaches and fans – and sometimes opposing coaches -- don’t always see the world from the same perspective.

    A year ago, the Bullitt East Chargers won 20 games for the tenth consecutive season, but it really was a campaign that long-time head coach Jeff Bowles would just as soon forget.

    For the first time since the program shifted to the Sixth Region starting with the 2006 season, the Chargers did not advance out of district play. The red and gold suffered a frustrating 5-4 loss to Fern Creek in the semi-finals.

  • Bullitt County teams sweep NASP Region Five titles

     CAMPELLSVILLE – It was all Bullitt County, all the time two weekends ago at the NASP (National Archery in Schools Program) Region Five Tournament at Taylor County Middle School.

    There were three levels of competition and Bullitt County teams claimed all three of the big trophies.

  • BE hosting regional Saturday

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East will be the site on Saturday of the KHSAA Region Four Archery Tournament.

    Region Four includes all three Bullitt County programs as well as all of the Jefferson County public and private schools that compete in the sport.

    The sport is going through some changes this season and while the basics are still much the same, the overall tallies will now differ somewhat from the traditional NASP (National Archery in the Schools Program) scoring to new KHSAA (Kentucky High School Athletic Association) scoring parameters.