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Today's News

  • Hillview will credit officers with past work experience as part of level of pay

      HILLVIEW - An officer entering the Hillview Police Department will now receive an official lateral move in terms of work experience.

    The Hillview City Council unanimously approved a change to the the HPD pay protocol, allowing any officers with past experience to begin at the same pay level and experience up to five years.

    According to mayor Jim Eadens, the current pay setup for officers entering HPD is one year of paid experience for every three years served with another department.

  • How to win a war

     I addressed you Mister (Trump) because I believe every man should earn his title and most only become famous after death. I voted for you but God chose you to lead this great country back to sanity.

  • Convicted felons charged with threatening an officer
  • Logan Co. resident charge with meth possession, distribution

     BOWLING GREEN – A convicted felon, living in Logan County, Kentucky, was charged by grand jury indictment this week with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and with being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • Pair of local boaters head to state fishing

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Coming off the programs’ first regional championship, the Bullitt East pair of Dalton Smith and Wil Rigdon will compete this week in the KHSAA Kentucky State Fishing Championships at Kentucky Dam Marina on Kentucky Lake on Friday and Saturday.

  • Lady Eagles maul Central 16-0

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Without a doubt, it has been a challenging spring for the softball teams from North Bullitt and Bullitt Central.

    With less than two weeks remaining in the regular season, the two teams have fewer combined wins than either team has losses. At times this spring, the losses have been less than competitive.

  • Sanders fights for children in battle to gain support payments

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Among the many duties performed by the Bullitt County Attorney’s Office, one of the most important is representing the best interests of innocent victims.

    Efforts to increase the collection of delinquent child support payments has become a speciality to one employee, Nicole Sanders. The single mother of four serves as a child support intake worker, investigating cases in search of proper financial collection.

  • Maryville Elementary teachers live dream of performing in live theatre

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Just like Cinderella living her dream at the ball, two local teachers will experience the dream of performing live in a play.

    Maryville Elementary instructors Jennifer Cornell and Kelly Aikman will appear in the Wilderness Trail Players presentation of Cinderella at St. Luke Catholic Church on May 12-14.

    Based at St. Luke, the Wilderness Trail Players was founded in 1991, their name based on Blue Lick Road once being referred to as the Wilderness Trail.

  • Other side of charter story

     There were some national initiatives former President Obama favored that I disagreed with; and, one that I respectfully but vehemently disagreed with, was the concept of charter schools. In his book, “The Audacity of Hope,” Obama cited his reasons for supporting charter schools. I found that none of them actually defended this idea. 

  • North at East baseball Friday at 8:30 p.m.

      While the Mount Washington Spring Festival will be taking place downtown, baseball will be the focus on the east side of town as the Valu-Market Charger Challenge will be contested at Bullitt East on Friday and Saturday.

    This year’s event is loaded with top talent as the last three Sixth Region champions, North Bullitt (in 2014 and 2015) and Bullitt East (2016) will take part along with Louisville Trinity, the top-ranked team in Kentucky this season. The fourth squad is Martha Layne Collins.