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Today's News

  • Four more impressive wins

     There was plenty of basketball action on the first Friday and Saturday of the high school hoops season and most of it ended up being victories for the local teams.

    Lady Chargers Win Two

    Two of the wins over the weekend were recorded by the Bullitt East Lady Chargers in two games that were 120 miles apart.

    On Friday night, Bullitt East played host to Henderson County and it was impressive outing as the red and gold won 60-36.

  • Festival of Trees runs through Dec. 10 at Bernheim Forest

     CLERMONT—Christmas is the season for giving and, this year, Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest has chosen to give back to the community that gives them so much.

    The first annual Festival of Trees kicked off on Saturday, inviting visitors to the park’s Visitor Center to see decorated trees with a purpose.

    Each of the nine dedicated trees represented a local charity, visitor service manager Debbie Midgett explained.

  • BC roars early in road win at Thomas Nelson

     BARDSTOWN – The Bullitt Central Cougars opened the season with a bang on Tuesday, holding Thomas Nelson to just 18 points through three quarters as the maroon and gray rolled to a 67-39 victory.

    It was an early start for the boys as they played the first of the two games with a 6 p.m. start while the girls’ game was played second. The early action didn’t phase the Cougars as the maroon and gray raced out to a 38-13 halftime lead and then never looked back.

  • 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.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning December 3, 2017

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • Brown calls for mayor to resign

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — As auditors presented their report on the city financial practices since 2013, reaction surfaced immediately.

    Some of it came from the members of the Shepherdsville City Council while some came from a pair of former town board members who were also part of the audit committee.

    And one of the comments asked mayor Curtis Hockenbury to resign his office.

    Such was the war of words on display over the past week.

  • Alvey sworn in as county’s top prosecutor

     LEBANON JUNCTION -- It didn’t take Shelly Lemons Alvey long to figure out what she wanted to do in life.

    Spending time with her aunt and uncle, who were narcotics detectives in Lexington — Alvey knew that she wanted to be involved in the judicial system.

    The path to being a prosecutor has led Alvey to Bullitt County’s top position of commonwealth attorney.

    On Friday, the resident of Lebanon Junction was sworn in as the new commonwealth attorney for the 55th Judicial District.

  • Hibbard’s story receives recognition from Trump

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Austin Hibbard is just like every other fourth grader at Crossroads Elementary: his favorite subject is recess, he eats Oreos whenever he gets the chance and, when asked who his favorite superhero is, he’ll clarify whether it’s DC or Marvel.

    Austin wasn’t always like the other kids, though.

  • LJ fire will seek mitigation cost reimbursement

     LEBANON JUNCTION— Out of towners whose wrecks involved clean up from the Lebanon Junction Fire Department will soon be charged for the clean-up worked required.

    In an effort to remove some of the burden off Lebanon Junction’s taxpayers, city attorney Walt Sholar read an ordinance at the November city council meeting introducing increased response rates from the fire department.