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Today's News

  • Lady Eagles soar out of the gate in opener

     HEBRON ESTATES – The North Bullitt Lady Eagles two days longer than any other area team to start the season, but the wait was worth it as the green and gold opened the 2017-18 season on Thursday with an easier than expected 66-32 victory over visiting LaRue County.

    This contest was relatively close in the first half even though the Lady Eagles did lead from start to finish. North Bullitt was up 16-13 after one quarter and stretched that to 26-17 at halftime.

  • BE even at 29 before Trinity races ahead

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Twelve minutes into the season-opening clash with the pre-season number one team in Kentucky – Trinity – the Bullitt East Chargers were feeling pretty good about things with the score knotted at 29-29.

    Unfortunately, that was the high-water mark for the red and gold. Over the final four minutes of the second quarter, Trinity scored 15 straight points, including a trio of there-pointers, in a show of why they are top-ranked, as they raced ahead 44-29 at halftime.

  • Louisville street gang members charged in 40-count indictment

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman, joined by Special Agent in Charge Louisville Field Division of Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) Stuart L. Lowrey, Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad, and Special Agent in Charge Federal Bureau of Investigation Amy Hess, announced the results today, of an ongoing investigation in to violent criminal activity, within Jefferson County, Kentucky, with the indictment and arrests of members and associates of the Victory Park Crips.

  • Vincent adds engineering knowledge to KDE

     Project Lead The Way Engineering Master Teacher Darrell Vincent has been selected to continue to serve on the task force working on Engineering curriculum, standards, and certifications with KDE.

    According to Mark Harrell, Engineering Consultant & Director of KYTSA, Career Pathways Branch, Division of College and Career Readiness, Office of Career and Technical Education, Vincent will work specifically with the Engineering Technology Education Curriculum Team.

  • Grand Opening: Shelter Insurance

     Whether you’re on the county’s east side or west side, Barbara Wright Insurance is there to cover you. Barbara S. Wright Insurance, LLC, contracted with Shelter Insurance, has opened its second location inside the Porter Building in Shepherdsville.

  • Scheduling continues to change

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – For decades upon decades, local basketball fans pretty much set their schedules each winter around the intra-county boy/girl doubleheaders between the three area hoops programs.

    That was pretty much the backbone of the schedules as six of the roughly ten Friday nights in a season (not counting the two Friday’s in the Christmas break) had the big games pretty much right there front and center.

  • Steinmetz selected state’s JEA director

     Bullitt East High School’s English Dept. Chair Larry Steinmetz has been named the State Journalism Director for the Journalism Education Association (JEA).

    Steinmetz has also been named to the executive board of the Southern Interscholastic Press Association (SIPA), a regional group which encompasses the southeastern United States.

  • East girls will need time to reach potential

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Over 18 years of being the head coach of the Bullitt East Lady Chargers, Chris Stallings have never once announced that any of his teams was better in December than it was in March.

    That will again be the case this season, but perhaps to an even greater degree. With no starters returning from last season’s 24th District Champions and Sixth Region runners-up, the 2017-18 Lady Chargers have a lot of room for growth over the next three months.

  • Family history of George Simmons

     George Simmons was born in 1841 in Kentucky.  The Simmons family line goes  back to Maryland.  

    George’s great grandfather was Samuel Simmons who was born in 1742 in Maryland.  Samuel married Verlinda Willett in 1762 in Maryland.  During their marriage they had several children.  Samuel Simmons died in 1781 at the age of 39 years  in Maryland.  Samuel’s wife Verlinda remarried to a Yates after Samuel’s death.  She moved to Bullitt County, Kentucky and died in 1820.  Her burial place is unknown.

  • HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS

      The high school hoops season is underway. Throughout the season, we will send out email blasts to update you on games throughout the week.