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Today's News

  • BE’s Masden headed to Bellarmine track team hoops with IUS squad

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Three years ago, Bullitt East’s Lauren Masden would have predicted that she would be signing grant-in-aid papers to attend the college or her choice in the spring of 2017.

    Masden would have also told you that she would be signing to be a basketball player.

    As it turns out, Masden had the big picture right, but she missed on the sport. Instead, the Charger senior recently signed with Bellarmine University to join the track and field program as a distance runner.

  • BCHS Hall of Fame grows by 11

     The fifth annual Bullitt Central High School Hall of Fame ceremony featured the induction of 11 individuals.

    Gwyn Akers, MD is a 1981 graduate and serves as Medical Director of Youth Villages in Carrollton, GA.

    Jeni Brewer Carr is a 1991 graduate and the owner of JC3 Entertainment, Inc. She is a recognized member of the Country Music Association, has released two national albums, two national charting singles (Top 50 Country and Top 25 Inspirational) and is a BMI songwriter.

  • North Bullitt JROTC

     The North Bullitt JROTC attended the Cadet Leadership Challenge at Wendell Ford Training Center in Greenville.

    North Bullitt had 20 cadets attend the incredible training event.

    The cadets conducted a water survival course, a leader reaction course, rafting, rappelling, constructed a one-rope bridge, competed in intramural sports and each cadet took a physical fitness assessment.

    They also worked alongside seven other JROTC programs.

  • Unoffical results: Midwest 150 at Salem Speedway

     Unofficial Results: MIDWEST 150, Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery, Salem, Indiana, June 17, 2017

    JEGS/CRA ALL-STARS TOUR

    Fast Qualifier: Jack Dossey III

    Midwest 100: 1. Jack Smith, 2. Jack Dossey III, 3. Austin Kunert, 4. Carson Hocevar, 5. Joe Cooksey, 6. Michael Clancy Jr., 7. Thomas Woodin, 8. Hope Hornish, 9. Jordan Miller, 10. Trevor McCoy, 11. Colin Nickolai, 12. Corey Deuser, 13. Harrison Hall, 14. Josh Brock, 15. Trey Craig (DNS).

  • Work continues on MW park, sports complex

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — The ground is broken and the project is moving along on the new Mount Washington Community Park.

    According to Parks Director Sheryl Paxton, current plans for the park to be finished in the fall of 2018 are still on schedule.

    The $5.65 million contract with Woodbine Construction was approved in March by the city council. Work on leveling the land has already started and Park View Avenue (the connecting road between Landis Lane and Wales Run Road that will also serve as the entrance to park) is open for drivers.

  • Former LaRue Co. sheriff charged with embezzlement

     BOWLING GREEN –  A  former LaRue County Sheriff was charged in a felony information this week with a single count of embezzling money, that was under his care and custody, and belonged to Larue County, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Bobby Carlton Shoffner, 58, of Hodgenville, Kentucky was the LaRue County sheriff in 2011 and 2012 and during that time was responsible for collecting and remitting franchise tax payments and property tax payments.

  • Weekend effort aims to make waterways safer

     FRANKFORT — Boaters can feel safer during the upcoming holiday weekend as conservation officers with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources join other law enforcement agencies for Operation Dry Water June 30-July 2. 

    Operation Dry Water is a national campaign to educate the public about boating under the influence. The increased law enforcement presence around Kentucky’s lakes and rivers will serve as reminders for people not to boat impaired - the leading contributing factor in recreational boating deaths.

  • All-Star games in many sports this weekend

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – There will be All-Star games of just about every spectrum you can think of this weekend.

    On Saturday, the annual Kentucky High School Coaches’ Association Junior All-Star game will be played at Bellarmine University’s Knights’ Hall. There will be a pair of Bullitt County players taking part in the two games.

  • Central’s Metcalf headed to Brescia for track

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Having friends in the right places can pay off in a lot of ways.

    That was certainly the situation for Bullitt Central track athlete Colton Metcalf this spring as a well-placed suggestion to Bresica University track coach Luke Stoffel got the ball rolling for Metcalf to join the Bearcats. The push came from former Lady Cougar track athlete Kassi Gilbert who was a freshman with the Brescia track team this past spring.

  • Local Democrats oppose DC shooting

     The following is a statement released by the Bullitt County Democratic Party following the shooting that occurred in Washington, DC, on the morning of June 14:

     

    The Bullitt County Democratic Party adamantly condemns the shooting of GOP US House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, Staffers and Police Officers this morning while playing baseball.

    Whatever the reason is behind this action, this type of violence is unacceptable. We ask for prayers for their healing.

     

    Rebekah Witherington