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Today's News

  • Bullitt East archery off to quick start to 2016 season

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East archery team is off and winning to start the 2016 season.

    This past weekend, the team hosted its only tournament and had over 1,000 shooters present on Saturday, the largest event the program has hosted.

    The Chargers finished first as a team with a score of 3,393. Bullitt East’s Sydney Marcum was the top female shooter with a score of 295. On the boy’s side, teammates Sam Wilson and Aldon Stidom tied for third overall with a score of 294. Morgan Vaughn also had a high score of 289.

  • Home Product Expo

     Once again this January, the Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville hosted the Home Product Expo at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Dozens of vendors were present to offer advice on Saturday and Sunday on home repairs, landscaping and just about anything else involving your residence. This included an appearance by the Bullitt County Area Technology Center.

  • Sander named to head Bullitt East football

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – After meeting some members and parents on Saturday night, new Bullitt East football coach Mark Sander admitted to being nervous.

    That might seem a little odd of a man who has coached for 12 previous seasons, as well as playing in major college bowl games and as well as on Sunday afternoons for three seasons in the National Football League with the Miami Dolphins.

    As Sander noted, getting back into coaching after two years on the sidelines has changed the concept a little.

  • Duvall returns to action

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Christmas came a little late for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers and standout guard Lindsey Duvall on Thursday when the junior was cleared to return to practice and games after being out since mid-November following knee surgery for a cancerous growth.

  • Committee to dive into future of new county aquatic center

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When a new version of the Bullitt County Parks Board was formed in July 2010, it had a mission and some vision.

    Part of the board’s mission statement was to pursue partnerships to maximize funding to support county objectives, such as an indoor aquatic facility.

    The members of that board are gone and another group has been given the reins of the county’s parks and recreation recommendations.

    Apparently, Bullitt Fiscal Court is looking at pursuing one of those mission goals from 2010.

  • Governor’s budget delivered with many good things

     The crucial work of crafting the state’s next two-year spending plan began in earnest this week as I joined my House colleagues in dissecting the details of the governor’s budget proposal that he offered on Tuesday, January 26, during a joint session of the House and Senate.

  • Residents want more notice by zoning officials to provide time to oppose, support request

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When it is a controversial rezoning request, Roy Willis said those opposed do not have time to build a case under the current time restraints.

    He would like to see residents have more time between the time the application is filed and when the case is set for a public hearing.

    Willis, who most recently dealt with a rezoning issue off Chapeze Lane, might get his wish.

    Members of the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission will take the comments of Willis and fellow resident William Kidd into consideration.

  • KSP charges Jefferson man with child sex exploitation

     LOUISVILLE  On February 2, 2016, at approximately 8:00 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by Post 4- Elizabethtown, arrested Shawn M. Jaggers, 24, on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Jaggers was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation online.

  • Family begins new life in MW thanks to Building Homes for Heroes program

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Adjusting to life after leaving the military can be difficult.

    Add in an injury and a family to take care of and it can be close to impossible.

    Army veteran Steven Fader knows the struggle all too well.

    Surgery gone wrong in 2003 left Fader with a knee injury that also causes neck and back pains. He also discovered he suffers from neurocardiogenic syncope, a disorder that causing frequent fainting, stress and effects posture.

  • Governor says interchange IN budget

     FRANKFORT -- State Rep. Linda Belcher was confident.

    Shepherdsville Mayor Scott Ellis was hopeful.

    And Shepherdsville councilman Bernie Brown was still a bit skeptical.

    But after Gov. Matt Bevin delivered his first budget address to the General Assembly, a collective sigh of relief may have been heard from all.

    Bevin not only placed the proposed interchange just south of Highway 480 on Interstate 65, he mentioned the proposal as an example of an economic development project that needs to be done.