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Today's News

  • One arrested as shots fired in local motel

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Police arrested a man Monday morning at the Sleep Inn after reports of shots being fired in the business.

    Christian J. Jefferies, 18, of Louisville, was arrested by Shepherdsville police and charged with theft by unlawful taking, wanton endangerment (two counts), possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and public intoxication.

  • McDonald makes it four Chargers going to Brescia

        MOUNT WASHINGTON – It’s all about team.
        Having good teammates paid big dividends for Bullitt East baseball standout Zach McDonald this summer when he received and accepted an offer to continue his diamond career at Brescia University in Owensboro.
        McDonald becomes the fourth, and final, Charger player to sign with Bearcats’ head coach Andrew Dickson.

  • BC’s youth hoping to learn from past success

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – No matter how you look at it, Bullitt Central’s boys’ soccer program had a breakout season in 2015.
        For the first time ever, the team won a 23rd District title, beating Southern 1-0 on penalty kicks, and then the Cougars beat Bullitt East 4-3 for the first regional win in program history. The run didn’t end until a 3-0 loss to Fairdale on the artificial turf at Mercy High School in the Sixth Region semi-finals.

  • Eagles look for rise to top of the district

        HEBRON ESTATES – North Bullitt boys’ soccer coach Eddie Fightmaster wants more.
        The second year Eagle head coach wants more players.
        Heading into Monday’s season-opener against DeSales, North Bullitt has just 20 players in the program. With one of those players being an eighth-grader, that leaves just 19 players for varsity contests.
        With a better than average season a year ago and stability at the top, the coach thought his numbers would be improved.

  • Top end is strong, but Eagles seeking depth

     HEBRON ESTATES – After going from 1-10 to 9-3 in the first year under head coach Adam Billings, it might have seemed that football would be king at North Bullitt.

    But, heading into his second season, Billings seems to be doing more rebuilding that he did when he arrived. The entire program has just 55 players and on a tough Friday night Billings doesn’t expect to use more than 20 to 22 players.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 14, 2016

     

  • Shepherdsville honors its youngest ‘police’ officer

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville Police Department’s newest member is by far their youngest.
        At nine years old, Hayden Heck is also the department’s favorite officer.
        Heck was sworn in as a special deputy for a day, and given his own uniform, all as a result of his random act of kindness toward the department.
        The Pioneer News ran a story in July about communities showing support for local police officers following fatal police shootings throughout the country.

  • Homearama deemed to be success in MW

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— Blue banners lined the streets welcoming thousands of visitors to Mount Washington for Bullitt County’s first taste of Homearama.
        The two-week event found its way to River Crest subdivision, located on Bogard Lane behind Pleasant Grove Elementary.
        According to developer Richard Miles, the event brought in just over 15,000 people to the Mount Washington location.

  • Hillview establishes code enforcement ordinance, board

        HILLVIEW - A nuisance is a nuisance in the city of Hillview, and a new code enforcement board will work toward regulating them.
        The Hillview City Council unanimously approved an ordinance establishing a code enforcement board that will host hearings for anyone wanting to challenge a nuisance warning they have received.
        The three-member board will meet, as necessary, on the second Monday of the month, 6:30 p.m., at the Hillview Government Center. The members will be paid $25 for each meeting.

  • All goes well on first day; Maryville to start on Monday

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Take away a construction glitch at one school and superintendent Keith Davis was very pleased with the opening days in Bullitt County.
        Through the second day of the new school year, 12,494 students were in attendance. This is down 418 from the previous year.
        However, most of that could be accounted for -- 339 students who were in attendance last year were not in attendance this year.