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Today's News

  • Federal grant to help NB reading

        HEBRON ESTATES - North Bullitt High School has been awarded a federal grant to increase literacy skills among students.

        The Kentucky Content Literacy Consortium (KCLC) “Striving Readers Grant” is one of just eight such grants awarded nation wide by the US Department of Education.

        The purpose of the grant is to “increase student achievement by improving the literacy skills of high school students, including English language learners.”

  • Stepp has the right stuff in opening win

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central’s late-season baseball surge continued on Monday as the Cougars took advantage of two wild pitches to pull away from Fairdale for a 6-2 victory in the opening game of the 24th District Tournament.

        The contest was tied at 1-1 entering the bottom of the fourth inning when Bullitt Central exploded for four runs with just one RBI and two hits.

        The win moved Bullitt Central into the tournament semi-finals where they were to play top-seeded Bullitt East on Tuesday.

  • I-65 Welcome Center in Bullitt receives top honors for cleanliness

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials have named the Interstate 65 southbound welcome center in Bullitt County the Commonwealth’s best-maintained rest area of 2009.

         This marks the first time the facility has received the distinction. The Bullitt County welcome center tied with the Scott County welcome center this year for top honors.

  • BBB Warns: Don’t Fall for Scholarship Scams

    High school students and their parents are often concerned about upcoming college expenses. The Better Business Bureau urges students and parents to be cautious regarding offers from scholarship services and organizations that require upfront fees to apply for or search for scholarships.

     

  • Miracle finish lifts NB past doomed Southern

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the rest of the summer, members of the North Bullitt baseball team will pinch themselves and then smile, realizing that they really did beat bitter rival Southern 5-4 on Wednesday in the semi-finals of the 24th District Tournament at Bullitt Central.

  • Five face charges for rock throwing

        BROOKS - A man has been charged and four juveniles will also face charges in a series of alleged incidents where rocks were thrown at passing vehicles.

        In one of the cases, rocks were actually thrown at a man walking on North Lakeview Drive.

        Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department said that reports started on May 24 of a charcoal-colored Mustang having occupants that were throwing large rocks at passing vehicles.

  • MW man arrested for alleged act in Virginia

        STAFFORD, Va. - The Stafford County Sheriff’s office reports the arrest of Charles Wayne McClain, age 53, of 357 Winchester Drive, Mt. Washington.

        Charles McClain has been charged with two counts of attempted taking indecent liberties with children and two counts of use of communication systems to facilitate certain offenses involving children.

  • Zoneton's Slayton wins state middle school 800

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the second year in a row, a Bullitt County athlete brought home a first place finish from the Kentucky Track and Cross-Country Association Middle School State Championship Meet. The event was held at Dunbar High School in Lexington on Saturday.

  • MW council studies rezoning of former car lot

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Last month the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission recommended that a request to rezone a lot on the corner of old Bardstown Road and Highway 44 in downtown Mount Washington from B-2 Central Business to B-1 Highway Business be denied.

        The Mount Washington City Council, which has the final say with regard to zoning, took up the matter during its last regular meeting and decided to hold off on making a decision until after public comment could be gathered.

  • Tough semi-final leads to easy final for BE

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Brook Hammons can remember winning the district softball tournament as an eighth-grader.

        But, since that time, the times have been a bit lean for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers.

        On Wednesday, under first-year coach Ricky Hoffman, Bullitt East returned to the top of the district with an 8-1 victory over North Bullitt.

        For Hammons, it is a nice way to wind down her senior year.