Today's News

  • Lady Eagles ready to make final push

     HEBRON ESTATES – With four straight 23rd District titles and reaching the semifinals of the Sixth Region Tournament each of the past two seasons, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles have certainly become an elite program.

    Now, head coach Dave Marion and an experienced group led by Bellarmine signee Katie Downey are looking to take that final step and challenge for a regional title.The Lady Eagles are seeking to break into the upper echelon of Sixth Region powers that has in the past been limited to Mercy, Butler and Bullitt East.

  • Eagles will be taller and deeper this season

     HEBRON ESTATES – In Korey Craddock’s first season at the helm, the North Bullitt Eagles had a winning record, got to the championship game of the 24th District Tournament and then got to play in the Sixth Region Tournament before a huge crowd at Bullitt East.

    The baseline was good, including a 16-12 record that included the title of a holiday tournament. Still, the Eagles did lose to Moore 63-62 in the district final before the 75-54 loss to Bullitt East to end the season in the Sixth Region Tournament quarter-finals.

  • BE softball players make early decisions for ‘17, ‘18

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – A pair of Bullitt East softball standouts recently decided to end the recruiting runaround and committed to NCAA Division I programs long before the start of their senior seasons.

    Lady Charger pitcher Taylor Roby, who won’t graduate until 2018 and can’t sign an NCAA letter-of-intent until the fall of 2017, has decided that her college destination will be the University of Louisville.

  • Halloween Fun

     It was a standing room only crowd that came to the seventh annual Halloween Bash at Elmcroft Mount Washington. There was a haunted house, a chili cook-off, costume contest, face painting, games and lots of candy.

  • Rhonda Walls promoted by U.S. Air Force

    Rhonda Walls has been promoted to the rank of chief master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force.

    Walls is currently serving as the 88th Force Support Squadron superintendent at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio.

    She has served in the military for 21 years.

    Walls is the daughter of Fred and Joyce Walls of Lebanon Junction and the wife of Michael Smith of Fairborn, Ohio.

    She is a 1992 graduate of Bullitt Central High School and earned her bachelor’s degree in 2012 from Southern Illinois University.

  • YMCA Adult Hoops League

    Registration is now underway for the YMCA Men’s Basketball league.

    Limited spaces available with the final deadline Nov. 30.

    Games will be played at Bernheim and Zoneton Middle Schools.

    The fee is $500 per team.

    The first game will be on Sunday, Dec. 13.

    For more information, contact the Bullitt County YMCA at 955-6433.

  • Fall signing period was hectic locally

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Five signings with NCAA Division I and II programs in the early signing period that ended last Wednesday.

    That speaks loudly for Bullitt County athletics and the strong athletes that the county is now producing. I can never remember five Bullitt Countians making it all official in one early signing period. That’s great.

    It was hectic, but hectic is good.

  • Wilson signs with USI

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – Perhaps the state’s fastest baseball player, Bullitt East senior Garrett Wilson, didn’t take long to decide that following the Charger pipeline to Southern Indiana University was in his best interests.

    On Wednesday, Wilson capped the final day of the Fall Signing Period for NCAA Division I and II programs by putting his signature on a national letter-of-intent to play for head coach Tracy Archuleta and the Screaming Eagles.

  • Maros joins USI softball

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – Speed kills and Bullitt East senior Shelby Maros has a lot of speed.

    That is what made her so special to Southern Indiana University softball coach Sue Kunkle.

    Last Monday, Maros cemented the relationship, signing an NCAA Division II national-letter-of-intent to play for the Lady Screaming Eagles starting in the fall of 2016.

    The decision didn’t seem that difficult to Maros.

  • Hardin, Grayson bank robbers sentenced

      LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Hardin County, Kentucky, man and a Grayson County, Kentucky, man were sentenced today by Senior Judge Charles R. Simpson III, to multiple years in prison for their roles in the December 23, 2014 robbery of the Westport Bank in Glendale, Kentucky announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.