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Today's News

  • Bullitt East returns to championship form

     HIGHVIEW – Back in the saddle.

    After failing to win a district baseball title for the first time in 12 seasons last year, the Bullitt East Chargers started a new run on Wednesday when the red and gold rode a strong pitching performance from senior Kyle McKinley to beat Fern Creek 4-2.

  • Lady eagles repeat as district champs

     HIGHVIEW -- It isn't like the North Bullitt Lady Eagles had gained any momentum heading into the 23rd District tournament.

  • Dolly’s story on display at various places

     Were you one of the 15 million people who tuned in to watch Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors on NBC? 

    Would you like to see the actual coat that inspired the movie?

    The hand written lyrics?

    Would you like to spend some time visiting with Dolly?

    Maybe you would just like to see the beautiful mountains that gave birth to Parton, where she grew up and that inspire so many of her songs. 

  • Team effort paves road to state approval

     As Bullitt County receives over $123 million in road project funding in the next six years, including the $25 million in federal revenue for the new I-65 interchange between Highway 480 and Highway 245, it is time to thank all of those who were involved in the long, hard, and complicated process of obtaining that funding.

    I want to thank my House counterparts, Representatives Russell Webber, James Tipton, and Linda Belcher for their hard work, but there are others who should be equally praised for their dedication.

  • Records fall as North Bullitt finishes regular season with walk-off victory

     HEBRON ESTATES -- The team ended the regular season with the most wins in school history at 27.

    Ryan Henson completed a perfect season at 10-0 on the hill for a school record.

    Logan Wyatt drove in 54 runs and Daulton Walls, Henson and Wyatt all ended up hitting over .400.

    And over the past two seasons, the senior class is 13-2 in post-season and 11-2 in elimination games in winning consecutive Sixth Region baseball titles.

    But, for the North Bullitt Eagles, that was then and this is now.

  • Coach Couch hired for East

        MOUNT WASHINGTON-- On Wednesday afternoon, Bullitt East principal Willie Foster announced that the school had hired Jason Couch as it new head Men's Basketball Coach.

        Couch comes to Bullitt East after a very successful coaching career that has spanned 18 seasons. He has a 348-204 career record with coaching stints at Greenwood, Eastern and Shelby County High Schools.

  • HOPE has place to store needed items

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local help organization took a chance in establishing a new community chest.

    Helping Out People Everywhere (HOPE) in Bullitt County, in association with the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce, hosted a ribbon cutting to commemorate the grand opening of HOPE Chest, a new donation storage location.

    HOPE co-founder Faith Portman said HOPE Chest was a place where items could be stored until distribution, with room for larger items such as house furniture.

  • SAY CHEESE

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Things got a little cheesy in Bullitt East High’s culinary arts class recently.

    To celebrate National Grilled Cheese Week, Katy Kendrick hosted a grilled cheese cook-off.

    The cook-off let groups of students work together to build the perfect grilled cheese that was later judged by Charger staff.

    The sandwich had to include a bread, a cheese, a spread and presentation mattered.

  • Hardaway Memorial Scholarship

     Miranda Rippy of Bullitt Central High was recently awarded the Hardaway Memorial Scholarship from First Harrison Bank.

    This continues the tradition started by The Peoples Bank of Bullitt County.

    Rippy will receive a $1,500 scholarship that will go toward her studies at Morehead State University. She will major in education.

  • Smoking becomes moving violation if kids in vehicle

     Maybe it is more symbolic than anything.

    The Shepherdsville City Council recently voted to have an ordinance which prohibits smoking inside a vehicle where there are infants around.

    In reality, the “infant” definition means anyone under the age of 18.

    There were comments pro and con.

    It was mainly the health vs. civil liberties conversation.

    Some did not like the idea of having the right to fine someone for smoking with children in the vehicle.