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Today's News

  • The Great American Smokeout

     FRANKFORT – Today, Nov. 16, is the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout. As part of the 52 Weeks of Public Health Campaign, the Kentucky Department for Public Health within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services is raising awareness about lung cancer in Kentucky.

    Lung cancer impacts Kentuckians more than any other cancer. In Kentucky, both men and women have significantly higher rates of lung cancer than other state in the U.S. More Kentuckians have died from lung cancer than all of the next seven leading causes of cancer death combined.

  • Dolphins end perfect LB season by beating Colts 18-7

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Capping off a perfect season, the Pleasant Grove Dolphins controlled the time of possession on Saturday and beat the Mount Washington Colts 18-7 for the championship in the Little Bullitt’s Division of the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League.

    Pleasant Grove controlled the time of possession, scoring in the final ten seconds of the first half to take a 12-7 lead into the break. The Dolphins then scored on the first of just two possessions they had in the second half to secure the win.

  • Bengals avenge regular season loss to beat PG for PeeWee title

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Old Mill Bengals avenged a long losing streak to their Mount Washington rivals on Saturday as they turned the tables on a regular season loss and beat the Pleasant Grove Dolphins 27-18 for the PeeWee Division title in the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League.

    The two teams came into the event with the top two seeds. Pleasant Grove was the top team after going through the regular season without a loss while the Bengals were the second-seeded squad.

  • A story about Mary Garrett

     Mary Melvina Garrett grew up in a military family, the daughter   of Waller Lunsford and Sarah Davis Garrett.  

    She was one of seven siblings.  She was born in 1832 in Kentucky.  Her father and mother were born in Virginia. 

    Her father, Waller Lunsford was born in 1793 in Essex Co., and her mother Sarah was born in 1794.  Waller’s parents were William Garrett and Elizabeth Taylor, both of Essex Co., Virginia.

  • Bullitt County gets high marks for role in JCTC success

     In a world of change in the post-secondary education field, Bullitt County is still a strong community.

    At least, in the eyes of the president of Jefferson Community and Technical College.

    Dr. Ty Handy was the keynote speaker at the recent Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce annual dinner.

    With 12,000 students enrolled in JCTC classes, the biggest growth remains in the dual credit courses.

    High school students take courses that will fulfill their graduation requirements, as well as earn college credits.

  • Title game truly Golden for undefeated East

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  — Coming into the championship game for the A Division of the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League, veteran head coach Joe Sohm knew it would take a perfect game to defeat the unbeaten East Gold.

    Sohm was right as the East Gold rolled to a 30-6 victory in the finale of championship Saturday.

    On its first drive, the Gold marched 79 yards in 11 plays, taking over six minutes off the clock.

  • Vikings prove inches do matter in winning B title

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Who says a game can’t be determined by inches?

    Depending on which sideline you may have been rooting for on Saturday, the B division championship of the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League may go down as one of the best battles of all time.

    The Cedar Grove Vikings scored on the opening kickoff and its defense had to stop the Pleasant Grove Dolphins on an extra point to secure the 7-6 victory.

    In between  the two scores, the defenses reigned supreme.

  • Knights sign Scott who will miss senior season

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East senior Kathleen Scott was all smiles on Wednesday during a ceremony in the school’s Media Center in which she signed to play basketball for the Bellarmine University Lady Knights.

    It had been late in her junior season that Scott had committed to coach Chancellor Dugan’s program.

    In fact, all Bellarmine had to do was offer and Scott was on-board.

    “When they asked, I knew,” the senior said following the signing ceremony. “I thought it was the best fit for me.”

  • Cougars frozen out at Covington Catholic

    COVINGTON – On Friday night in the second round of the Class 5-A, Region 2 play-offs, the Bullitt Central Cougars won the coin flip before the start of the game against Covington Catholic.

    Taking on the number one team in the state, a squad ranked even above traditional Kentucky powers like Trinity and St. Xavier, the Cougars had to savor every positive, no matter how small in taking on the Colonels in a game planned in below freezing temperatures in a steady breeze.

  • Louisville business owner convicted for Food Stamp fraud

     LOUISVILLE – The former owner of a Louisville neighborhood specialty food store was convicted in United States District Court yesterday, before Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, of Food Stamp fraud, following a four day jury trial announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.