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Today's News

  • Hebron Estates commissioners all sworn in, ready to start new year

     HEBRON ESTATES - The year’s end meant completing old business and preparing commissioners for new business in Hebron Estates.

    Returning commissioners Bob Denner, Russell Forshee, Kathy Merrifield and James Tucker were all sworn in, following the November election, at the city’s December meeting.

    Among the business completed was a unanimous vote allowing mayor Jerry Clark to sign a four-year contract extension with the city’s new trash collection servers, Waste Management.

  • Lebanon Junction officials no longer at loss to determine water shortage

     LEBANON JUNCTION -- At times, there was more water purchased than was sold.

    But, thanks to a new meter, the losses which ranged from 10-15 percent per month may be a thing of the past. 

    Public works director Chaz Sullivan said that a new meter was installed at the truck stop and that seemed to completely solve the shortage issue.

    The water loss dropped to 1 percent, well under the goal of 10 percent.

    He said it took time to find the meter, which was leaking water.

    In other business:

  • BBB warns of tax scams

     Submitted by Mindy Eaton, Director of Communication & Marketing, BBB

  • MWES more than renovated school

     Once a Mount Washington Elementary Brave, always a Mount Washington Elementary Brave.

    I spent seven years inside that school and it’s bittersweet to think about the changes that have been made, no matter how needed they were.

    Thanks to a terrible speech impediment, I spent from preschool to fourth grade earning scratch and sniff stickers twice a week if I could say my name correctly.

  • 2016 was another busy year

     Another year has come and gone.  They say time flies when you are having fun!  I don’t know about having fun but the clerks certainly have been busy this past year.

    The state continues to make changes to its computerized accounts receivable program.  

    Unfortunately, we are still required to run both the manual and computerized accounts receivable programs because the computerized program is still not capable of generating all of the needed reports. 

  • Eagles overcome slow start to beat Collegiate

     LOUISVILLE – Welcome back Travis Dunnavan.

    After having played less than a full game this season, the North Bullitt boys’ basketball program was certainly glad to have the team’s leading returning scorer from last season back in the line-up on Thursday against Collegiate. The game was a late addition to the schedule after both teams failed to qualify to play in the Boy’s Louisville Invitational Tournament.

  • Lady Eagles start new victory streak with wins

     HEBRON ESTATES – The offense couldn’t get past 50 points in either of two games last week, but the North Bullitt Lady Eagles picked up a pair of wins with strong defensive efforts.

    On Thursday, the green and gold were at home and picked up a 49-39 win over Presentation. Then, two days later, the team traveled to Elizabethtown to compete in the Bluegrass Cellular Classic at Central Hardin High School and the Lady Eagles came away with a 49-34 victory over LaRue County.

  • Duvall becomes top scorer in East history

     LOUISVILLE -- Late in Friday’s game against Central, Bullitt East senior Lindsey Duvall became the leading scorer in Lady Charger history with a short jumper in the lane.

    A member of the Bullitt East program since she was a seventh-grader, Duvall missed all but seven games of her junior season, but still easily managed to get the mark. In fact, Duvall is the seventh leading scorer in the state this season at 24.5 points a contest for the 15-4 Lady Chargers.

  • Lady Chargers win two more

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East’s winning streak moved to seven games over the weekend and the Lady Chargers’ have won 13 of 14 after winning games on both Friday and Saturday.

  • BC girls hit a mid-season bump in the road

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars’ plans to avenge some holiday season defeats didn’t pan out over the last week as the maroon and gray went through a tough patch of play.

    In the pre-Christmas Tournament at LaRue County, Bullitt Central lost to the host team 41-40 in the semi-finals on a last second shot. Then in the third-place contest lost to Breckinridge County.

    On Friday, the Lady Cougars traveled to Breckinridge County and the results were no better as the team fell behind 11-0 and never recovered in falling 71-45.