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Today's News

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Take a bow

     It’s not time for a curtain call but there is much reason to be proud of a major, major economic development project.

    There are a lot of kudos to hand out but we’ll stop short of popping the cork on the champagne for a couple of years.

    There is no doubt that the light industrial growth along Highway 480 has been a godsend to Shepherdsville and Bullitt County.

  • Nichols Nick at it once again

      Unseasonably warm Springtime weather in Bullitt County may end abruptly,  and possibly permanently, due to an ultimatum written in groundhogese.

    As of Feb. 1, Bullitt Fiscal Court officials had not come to an agreement on the ultimatum presented by Nichols Nick, Bullitt County’s official groundhog.

    According to the groundhogese ultimatum, loosely translated and presented by county attorney John Wooldridge, Nick expressed concerns and made demands in relation to the safety of his job environment and his fellow vermin.

  • BC turns around sour season with three wins

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Just when it looked like the Bullitt Central Cougars were toast, the maroon and gray turned the season around over a seven-day span, winning three of four games and gaining momentum and excitement for a late run into the post-season.

    Even the one loss, a 76-75 overtime setback to DeSales in the King of the Bluegrass Showcase on Saturday, had a number of positive points. The Cougars played without senior Chase Craddock, who was off on a football recruiting trip.

  • Eagles win three, drop one during busy hoops week

     HEBRON ESTATES – While the girls in the area were taking up most of the attention last week with the Louisville Invitational Tournament, the North Bullitt boys stepped outside of Jefferson County for four games in an eight-day span.

    First, it was back-to-back games against a pair of Oldham County teams. The Eagles actually beat the better of the two teams on the road as they rallied late to beat South Oldham 59-54 last Monday. A night later, at home, the Eagles came out on the short end of a 70-61 decision to North Oldham.

  • Region 3 Bowling Tournament

     LOUISVILLE -- There was no shortage of action last week at the Region 3 Bowling Tournament at Ken Bowl Lanes.

    On Thursday, the boys’ team competition was held, but it was a tough day for the three Bullitt County teams as none moved past the quarter-finals.

    It was a bigger day on Tuesday as the Bullitt East Lady Chargers upset defending champion Pleasure Ridge Park in the semi-finals before falling to Mercy in the final. That earned the team a spot in next week’s Kentucky State Tournament in Lexington.

  • FLOOD ADVISORY UNTIL 5:30 A.M.

      The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a flood advisory for Central Bullitt County through 5:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

    A wind advisory is also in effect through 7 a.m. Wednesday morning.

    A wind advisory means thar winds in excess of 40 mph are expected.

    In the event of severe weather, you should have a portable radio or weather radio available.

  • 44 Crossfit offers new way to get into shape

    MOUNT WASHINGTON— A new year means new beginnings and new gyms.

    The owners of 44 Crossfit, a new gym in Mount Washington, saw the chance to help those with a “go to the gym more” resolution.

    “We know that there’s a market for it,” co-owner Brian Jenkins said. “We know that we have a lot of experience and skill in it so we felt like we could provide a good quality product for the people.

    Jenkins met Alex Warner, Mike Walls and Jennifer Foley through another Crossfit gym four years ago.

  • Shepherdsville woman enters guilty plea in U.S. District Court to embezzling over $243,000

    LOUISVILLE -- A Bullitt County woman has entered a guilty plea on embezzeling funds from her employer.

    U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn Jr. said last week that Kathleen Marie Farias entered a guilty plea on charges related to the theft of over $243,000 from her Bullitt County employer, before Judge Greg Stivers in U.S. District Court.

    Farias, 53, a resident of Shepherdsville, entered a guilty plea yesterday, to seven counts of wire fraud in the June 17, 2015 indictment.