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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Motorcyclist dies from injuries suffered in August accident

     The Bullitt County Sheriff's Office released a statement on Feb. 2 regarding a local motocycle accident:

    On 8/20/2015 around 7pm, deputies with the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle motorcycle collision on Knob Creek Road at Hurst Road.

  • Hebron officials pleased with major changes, quick results

    Based on student learning data, Hebron Middle School Principal Kelland Garland reports changes to improve learning opportunities and allow direct intervention for those that require it.

    “We also want to have a daily reminder of what our purpose is as the adults in the building and remain focused on that,” he said. “Change is difficult for some but that usually stems from the unknown factors involved.”

    Hebron has a new Mission Statement:

    Developing Learners and Leaders

  • Training to get residents ready for manufacturing jobs going well in Bullitt

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Getting individuals ready to enter the manufacturing world has been a popular quest over the past few months in Bullitt County.

    And the mission to have better applicants ready to enter the higher-paying world of manufacturing continues.

    At the recent Workforce Development Committee, Cindy Read of the Kentucky Manufacturing Center, said the Certified Production Technician (CPT) course offered locally has gone well.

    The program is a one-month session where individuals are trained for certain aspects.

  • 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.

  • Hot outside shooting lifts BE to easy win

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Some times things just fall perfectly into place.

    That was the situation for Bullitt East and Meade County last week as they got to play on Tuesday, albeit, four days later than previously planned.

    Even before the big winter storm hit, the two schools had been in contact and discovered that if they couldn’t play on Friday, which they couldn’t with almost a foot of snow, that both teams had the following Tuesday open. Even before the snow started piling up, the decision was made to move the game back four days.

  • Louisville man sentenced on 10 child sex abuse, exploitation charges

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. announced the 50 year sentence followed by a lifetime period of supervised release today, by Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., of a Louisville man who sexually abused a minor child, forced the minor child to engage in commercial sex acts with another person, and sexually exploited that child and nine other minor children to produce visual images.