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Today's News

  • Hopkinsville will be opening foe Monday

    LEXINGTON -- North Bullitt head coach Brian Wise assured his players that there would be a lot of good teams assembled in Lexington to participate in the Rawlings KHSAA state baseball tournament.
        "But they need to know that we're good, too," said Wise, whose team will open play at 11 a.m. on Monday.
        For a second straight year, North Bullitt will represent the Sixth Region. Last June, the Eagles fell in the semifinals to eventual champs, St. Xavier.

  • Eagles take advantage of miscues

     LOUISVILLE -- There were some similarities Tuesday night when the North Bullitt Eagles took the field against Butler.

  • Crusade funds provide van for speicial outings

     Bullitt Lick Middle School students in Matt Smith’s Exceptional Child Education Extended School Services MSD unit recently took a field trip to the Hillview Wal-Mart in a customized eight-passenger van courtesy of the WHAS 11 Crusade for Children.

    “They have been waiting a while for this ride and are very excited it is here,” Smith smiled as students boarded the vehicle.

  • Boy, Girl meets Shakespeare at Zoneton

     ZONETON - Maybe middle school students would get into Shakespearian theatre more if it wasn’t for those long drives during field trips.

    Thanks to the Louisville-based Kentucky Shakespeare and its education program, the field trip can come to the schools.

    Zoneton Middle recently hosted artists Megan Massie and Tony Milder to the school, where they performed “Boy Meets Girl Meets Shakespeare,” a conglomerate of scenes from three plays including “Macbeth,” “The Tempest” and “Romeo and Juliet.”

  • NB students earn honors for eco-art

      North Bullitt High School senior Mindy Greenwell, 17, and sophomore Miranda Keedy, 14, have been honored by the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for their eco-art.

    The youth were recognized with framed plaques by DEP Director Larry C. Taylor and KY EXCEL Coordinator John Eisiminger during a ceremony in the NBHS College and Career Center Café.

    “By creating such beautiful works of art out of recyclable materials, you have raised awareness about the necessity of environmental conservation,” Taylor noted.

  • Multi-truck accident closes 65 southbound at LJ

     LEBANON JUNCTION - Four tractor-trailers were involved in an accident along Interstate 65 Thursday afternoon.

    Lebanon Junction Police and Fire units responded to the scene, reported in the southbound lanes near mile marker 104, about one mile south of the city. The units were dispatched around 3:30 p.m.

    Bullitt County Dispatch reported that the accident actually occurred at the 102 marker, placing it in Hardin County.

  • Two shelter employees terminated

     Bullitt Fiscal Court has terminated Jimmy Miller as its animal control officer.

  • Remembering those who served

     The damp Monday weather didn’t dampen the spirits of those celebrating local Memorial Day services.

    The annual county service in Shepherdsville was moved into the Bullitt County Courthouse, with members of the American Legion Post 157 placing a wreath in front of a plaque honoring the military.

    Dirk “Mac” McCoy was the honorary guest speaker, representing the American Legion.

    The rain stayed mostly away during the annual ceremony held outside at the Lebanon Junction Post Office, hosted by VFW Post 8293.

  • BE’s Brown jumps to pair of runner-up finishes

     LEXINGTON – A pair of second place finishes in the long jump and triple jump was quite a day for Bullitt East senior TeeKay Brown in the Kentucky Class 3-A Track and Field Championships on Saturday at the University of Kentucky.

    In fact, it was the best finish ever for a Bullitt County athlete in those two events.

    Still, with all of that good news, there was a tinge of frustration for Brown in that she could not get to the top of the podium.

  • Late rally pushes BE past Butler

      SHIVELY – Scoring three times in the top of the seventh inning, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers exorcised some past demons on Monday, beating Butler 4-1 in the first round of the Sixth Region Softball Tournament.

    In each of the past two seasons the Bearettes have frustrated Bullitt East in the post-season, knocking the red and gold out of post-season play each of the past two seasons including a 4-3 setback a year ago. Butler had played in the last four Sixth Region finals including an 8-2 loss to Bullitt East back in 2012.