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Today's News

  • Little rain nothing when compared to winning your battle against cancer

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — After battling cancer, a little rain wasn’t going to dampen the spirits of the breast and ovarian cancer survivors walking in the 2017 Oaks Day Survivor’s Parade.

    Mount Washington resident Gail Williams was nominated to walk by her friend, co-worker and fellow breast cancer survivor Teresa Flynn.

    “I just felt very honored, first to be nominated then to be able to participate,” Williams said.

  • East girls finish fourth in talented field

      LOUISVILLE – One thing that the local track teams figured out quite quickly as part of Class 3-A, Region 3, is the simple fact that they are competing against some of the top track and field athletes in the state.

    After Male, St. Xavier, Manual and Central carve up a lot of the points, there is not always a lot left for the other teams. That also includes earning the automatic qualifying spots by finishing first or second.

  • East finishes 10th in state fishing event

     GILBERTSVILLE, KY. -- The Bullitt East boat of Dalton Smith and Will Rigdon finished tenth overall on Friday and Saturday at the 2017 KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship on Kentucky Lake.

    Smith and Rigdon, who recently won the Region 2 title, are the first Bullitt County team to advance to the state tourney. This is the fourth year that the KHSAA has sponsored the sport at the state level.

  • Derby Time!

     Churchill Downs wasn’t the only place to see Derby hats this year.

    The Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency Senior Center held its annual Derby Day lunch party.

    Patrons wore specially-made Derby hats distributed by the Bullitt County Arts Council.

    For more information about the MPCAA Senior Center call 543-3455.

  • Evangel brings National Day of Prayer banquet to Bullitt County for past decade

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County has hosted a gathering of prayer seekers for a decade.

    The 10th annual National Day of Prayer Banquet was held at Parquet Springs Conference Centre, hosted by Evangel World Prayer Center of Elizabethtown, an extension of the Louisville WPC.

    Pastor Ray Romero said the church always hosted Day of Prayer events at city halls, parks and general public locations. 

    The group finally decided to move indoors and turn it into banquet.

  • No local tennis players advance past quarters

     LOUISVILLE – It wasn’t the best of times for local tennis early last week as for the first time since becoming part of the Sixth Region, no Bullitt County player advanced out of local play to compete in the upcoming state tournament.

    All four semi-finalists in singles and doubles in both the boys’ and girls’ tournaments qualified for the state tourney. While several local entries reached the quarter-final round, no entry could win the big match necessary to reach the semi-finals.

  • North boys and East girls win team titles

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- For the first time in four years, the All-Bulitt County Track and Field Championships were conducted on home soil last Monday when Bullitt East hosted their two county rivals.

    This was the third time this season Bullitt East has hosted a meet on their new rubberized track facility and Bullitt Central and North Bullitt competed in those meets also.

    All three local high schools have new, six-lane tracks and related facilities this season.

  • Hillview City Fair set for this weekend

     HILLVIEW - It will come early this year, but it will offer the same fun as every other year.

    The annual Hillview City Fair, presented by the Zoneton Trowel Club, will take place May 18-20 at the Hillview Government Center.

    Harlen Compton, representing the club, said the event dates were changed from June to May due to carnival company accessibility and an effort to avoid conflicting with other similar events such as the Bullitt County Fair.

    “We hope it’ll also make it easier for students still in school to attend,” he added.

  • Bullish on Education

     The Bullitt County Foundation for Education decided to take the bull by the horns in its annual fundraiser. The organization provides funding for classroom projects when money may not be available in the budget. The pictures are good but click here for video action --  including the superintendent on the bull.

  • Jewish South in Hillview part of facilities to be sold

     LOUISVILLE – KentuckyOne Health, a leading health system committed to bringing wellness, healing and hope to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, announced today the next evolution of its approach to care.

    KentuckyOne Health will focus its operations on a smaller footprint centered in central and eastern Kentucky. In doing so, the organization will be better positioned to continue focusing on quality patient care, continue to invest in opportunities for growth and improve the overall health and wellness of individuals across Kentucky.