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Today's News

  • 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.

  • U.S. Rep. Guthrie visits Bullitt County

     Congressman Brett Guthrie recently visited Mount Washington to show the area what he’s doing while in office.

    Each August, Guthrie makes a tour of his counties in the Second District. This year, the stop was at the Mount Washington City Hall Annex Building.

    Guthrie and his team met with local officials and spoke with citizens during the visit.

  • BE’s Krommenacker set to join teammates at Brescia

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The baseball pipeline between Mount Washington and Owensboro is running at full speed this summer as Bullitt East baseball standout Derrick Krommenacker recently signed to play for Brescia University starting in the fall.

    When all is said and done, four players from the Charger team that reached the Final Four of the Kentucky State Baseball Tournament, will sign with the Bearcats and head coach Andrew Dickson.

  • 2016-17 deer season looks promising

     FRANKFORT – Many archery hunters in Kentucky will spend the last long weekend of summer getting an early jump on fall.

    Kentucky’s 2016-17 deer season kicks off the first Saturday in September with the start of the 136-day archery season. Anticipation has been building for months.

    “Everything right now points toward another good season,” said Gabe Jenkins, deer program coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

  • Hoffman takes over third team to battle Mercy

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – As if he didn’t butt heads with Mercy’s high-powered athletic program enough already as Bullitt East’s softball and bowling coach, now Ricky Hoffman is taking on the biggest challenge of all -- battling the Jaguars in volleyball.

  • Higgs set to lead North volleyball into long future

     HEBRON ESTATES – Five coaches in five seasons.

    Just think how good North Bullitt’s volleyball program could be with stability at the top.

  • Embry refurbishes Hillview pavilion as part of Eagle Scout certification

     HILLVIEW -- The Eagle Scout candidate was searching for a project that might help the community.

    When Gavin Embry spoke with Hillview Mayor Jim Eadens, recreation director Terry Bohannon and public works director Jim Bohannon, it was suggested that he look at the pavilion, which sits outside the community center on Prairie Drive.

    The structure had been vandalized and was in need of repairs.

  • Growing up in the Belmont community

     Everett Lee was born in 1936 in Colesburg, Kentucky. 

    He was the son of Bennie Lee and Willia Agnes Montgomery. 

    When Everett was around 2 years old, he remembers walking with his mom and little sister down a road to his Uncle Pete Stovall house.  The house was located in the Belmont area.  

    Belmont area was a small community. 

    Everyone knew everyone. 

  • History Museum reopens display room, upstairs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County History Museum made history by making history.

    The museum, located in the older format portion of the Bullitt County Courthouse, hosted a grand reopening of one of its display rooms following damage to the room over a year ago.

    The rooms on the south side received heavy water damages, leading to substantial work to reopen each room.

  • I-65 property back to county

      CLERMONT -- With no suitors in the near future, the 40-acre tract at the northwest quadrant of Interstate 65 and Highway 245 will return to the hands of county government.

    In April 2014, the Bullitt County Education Foundation was given possession of the property at the Clermont exit.

    The hot prospect at the time was to have a Bullitt County campus for Jefferson County Technical and Community College.

    However, that project was placed on hold by the state-operated system.