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Today's News

  • Discussion on 'late' fireworks in Hillview has plenty of pop but fewer solutions

         HILLVIEW – Weeks after the Fourth of July holiday, the sounds of fireworks can still be heard in the air.

         And Hillview councilman Mickey Cheatham is interested in finding out if something can be done.

         Cheatham said he understands the difficulty in the police enforcing any ordinance.

         Hillview police chief Glenn Caple said there is an ordinance dealing with noise and nuisances.

         The cutoff is supposed to be 10 p.m.

  • Redistricting plans look to be ready for approval

     FRANKFORT – When legislators return to the state capitol this week, it appears redistricting plans proposed for Senate and House of Representative seats should have no problems in receiving approval.

         Every 10 years, district boundaries must be redrawn to meet Constitutional standards in Kentucky. In 2012, the Kentucky Supreme Court blocked a redistricting plan approved by the General Assembly.

  • Chargers looking to upgrade results from a down year

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The first season in a new district and region didn’t go as well as long-time Bullitt East soccer coach Mike Brangers had hoped…or planned.

  • Conway raises drug and cybersafety awareness at state fair

      Attorney General Jack Conway and his staff will raise awareness about prescription drug abuse and cybersafety at this year’s Kentucky State Fair, which runs from August 15 to August 25 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center.

  • NB girls looking for two straight

     HEBRON ESTATES – Coming off the first district championship in the program’s history, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles are looking to take the next step forward when the season starts on Monday with a trip to Fort Knox.

  • Young returns to his Eagle roots as new coach

     HEBRON ESTATES – Back home again.

  • No one injured over 'spilled milk'

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A milk delivery truck flipped into a ditch along Highway 44 East Wednesday morning.

    Shepherdsville Police Sgt. Ken Proffitt said the accident occurred around 7:30 a.m. near N. Maple St. The truck, owned by Borden Dairy, was full of milk.

    According to Proffitt, the truck's driver saw traffic stop in front of him, and with a full load could not slow down in time to avoid contact.

    "He knew he was top-heavy and he decided, instead of hitting the other vehicle, to go into the ditch," Proffitt said.

  • Lady Chargers looking to move up district ladder

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Realignment a year ago didn’t do the Bullitt East Lady Chargers any favors as the red and gold learned last October when they were sent to the sidelines after a lopsided loss in the semi-finals to eventual state runner-up Mercy.

         As it turned out, Mercy beat Whitefield Academy in the 24th District final and a week later beat the same team in the championship match of the Sixth Region Tournament.

  • 1912 test in Bullitt goes worldwide

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It's Bullitt County's most popular school test in the last century, and the answers weren't even provided.

    The Bullitt County History Museum posted an article on its website this summer displaying a copy of a test prepared for eighth grade students dated November 1912.

    Within a few months, the test received attention, snowballing into one of the biggest worldwide searches online, just over 100 years after it was issued.

  • Court, jailer locked in bitter battle

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A feud brewing between Bullitt Fiscal Court and jailer Martha Knox could wind up in the hands of the state attorney general.