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Today's News

  • North rolls into final with 9-0 win

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It was exactly what the doctor ordered on Monday in the opener of the 23rd District baseball tournament.

    After a tough week to end the regular season, North Bullitt coach Brian Wise was eager to get the post-season started.

    And he wanted to do it in a way to set up his pitching for the district final and the first round of the Sixth Region tournament on Monday.

    With the 9-0 victory over Southern, Wise was a happy coach.

  • Lots of Louisville area attractions

     With Memorial Day being the un-official start of summer, it is time to start thinking about having some summer fun. Not everyone has a vacation budget or the luxury of taking time off from work and home to get away. But that is no excuse not to let the light shine through on your summer. The Louisville area offers ample opportunities to soak in music, food and fun.

  • BE’s Masden third in girls’ 800-meter run

     LEXINGTON – The game plan was solid and the execution flawless, but it still wasn’t enough on Saturday for Bullitt East senior Lauren Masden to ‘steal’ a victory in the girls’ 800-meter run at the KHSAA Kentucky State Track and Field Championships at the University of Kentucky.

  • Softball teams peaking at right time

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Hot!

    The Bullitt East Lady Chargers ended the regular season on a hot streak, adding three more victories last week to run the team’s winning streak to nine games and 14 of 15 over the final four weeks of the regular season.

    The only thing that could cool off the Lady Chargers was Mother Nature. Bullitt East traveled to northern Kentucky on Saturday to play two games, but after six innings and a 3-1 win over Boone County, a second game against Highlands was called because of the weather.

  • BE’s Peak signs with NAIA Cumberlands

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East senior Alyssa Peak was determined that she was not going to make a rush decision about a college during the season.

    That plan worked out to perfection as she would have made a completely different decision during the season.

    As it turned out, Peak didn’t really get any attention from the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky until after the end of the season in March. Up until that point, Peak was getting most of the attention from Centre and Indiana University-Southeast.

  • Young Authors Winners

     Dozens of elementary and middle school students wrote their way to honors during the district’s 2017 Young Author ceremony.

    School winners received certificates while district winners were awarded plaques. Here are results from each grade level:

  • Cougars finish 10th at archery nationals

     LOUISVILLE – Competing last weekend at the NASP Nationals in Louisville, the number one Bullitt Central team finished tenth overall out of 248 teams.

    Coach Dustin Metcalf’s squad finished with a score of 3,411, slightly off the team’s best mark of the season at 3,416. That score came in winning the KHSAA Region 4 title back in March.

  • Diamond sports post-season starts Monday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The final group of post-season tourneys will start today as both softball and baseball move into district play.

    The good news for local fans is that they won’t have to go out of the county this year for the first week of play.

    Nothing has changed in the format for the two post-season diamond events. The top two teams in each tourney will advance to the Sixth Region tournaments which will be held the following week. As in the past, the district winners will be host teams on Memorial Day and will be playing a district runner-up.

  • Louisville woman convicted of unlawful citizenship through sham marriage

     HOUSTON – A Louisville, Kentucky, resident has admitted she unlawfully obtained citizenship by entering into a sham marriage with a Houston man, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez.  

    Nigerian native Euphemia Chinyeaka Okeke, 41, admitted to marrying a Houston resident and U.S. citizen while in Nigeria. She then applied for an immigrant visa and alien registration based on that marriage, claiming her permanent residence would be Houston.

  • Temporary closure of KY 1020 May 23-24

    LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announces temporary closure of KY 1020 (Coral Ridge Road) at the intersection of KY 61 in Bullitt County.

    Contract crews will be connecting gas lines underneath the roadway as part of the KY 61 widening and realignment project.