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Today's News

  • We can not let the country forget the events of 9-11-01

     It is hard to believe that it has been 12 years ago when terror rocked this nation.

    Like so many days in history, people remember what they were doing just before 9 a.m. when the pair of planes struck the World Trade Towers.

    The ensuing pictåures are burned into our minds. They are images that will never leave us.

    While time begins to fly by, we must still remember what happened on that day.

    Our level of patriotism blossomed in early September. We cannot let those patriotic thoughts vanish.

  • Early offense pushes Lady Chargers past North 4-0

     HEBRON ESTATES – Scoring twice in the first 15 minutes of the contest, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers rode that quick start to a 4-0 victory on Monday over North Bullitt in a battle of two of the top teams in the Sixth Region.

    This was the first contest between the two programs since Bullitt East beat the Lady Eagles by the same 4-0 score in last season’s regional semi-finals.

    After dropping the first two games of the season, the win on Monday was the fifth in a row for the Lady Chargers. North Bullitt dropped to 3-2-2.

  • Local hoops will be missing a key game this winter

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Over the past 33 years, since the formation of Bullitt East in 1980, I never dreamed that I would be typing what is to follow.

    On Monday, North Bullitt athletic director Ryan Bringhurst confirmed what had been feared for the past few months, that this winter there will be no boys’ basketball game between North Bullitt and Bullitt East. At the same time, Bringhurst said that no date has been found for a girls’ game but that there is still a chance that contest could be scheduled in the next several weeks.

  • Search begins off of Bardstown Road for Ohio boy missing since yesterday

    BARDSTOWN-- The Bullitt County Sheriff's Department has started to search for an Ohio teen off Bardstown Road after a hunter found his car last night down a hill. 

    Seventeen year-old William Scheetz has been missing from his hometown of Powell, Ohio, since yesterday. He is considered endangered because he has a history of depression and needs medication, said Bullitt County detective Scotty McGaha.

    The last possible color Scheetz was thought to be wearing was yellow.

    Helicopter and K-9 searches are being conducted to find him.

  • Road closures in Bullitt County for September 12

     The Department of Highways District 5 Office announces the temporary closure of KY 44 and KY 61 in Bullitt County between Bullitt Lick Middle School and the Bullitt County Youth League Fields (mile points 11.8 and 14.3).

    This roadway will be closed on Thursday, September 12 from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. for the Bullitt Central High School Homecoming parade.

    The parade will start on KY 44 and travel to KY 61.  The parade will then turn right onto KY 61 and travel to East Third Street.

  • Chargers get rolling late to beat Waggener

     SAINT MATTHEWS – The Bullitt East Charger football players might have just a little longer memory than head coach Darrell Vincent would like.

         Heading into Friday’s game against Waggener, Vincent could tell that his team was not as focused as they had been a week earlier before the classic 67-59 contest against Nelson County.

  • NB gets in win column with late stand

     JEFFERSONTOWN – If North Bullitt head coach Brett Newton had any question about the heart and determination of his football squad, those doubts were erased on a hot and humid Friday night.

         Coming off a pair of losses, North Bullitt would get an important 22-20 victory over the Jeffersontown Chargers.

         But the victory wasn’t sealed until the final buzzer as a 26-yard field goal was just wide left.

  • 9/11 Not Forgotten

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County's down-home charm and sturdy patriotism have helped lay a foundation for a new 9/11 memorial.

    The American Fallen Warriors Memorial Foundation (AFWMF) Gold Star 11 Tour stopped at Shepherdsville City Park on its way to a new memorial site in Kansas City.

    The tour featured anchor stones from the World Trade Center slurry wall that are being transported as part of the new memorial.

  • New MW plant causing stink for some residents

     The new sewer treatment plant is causing quite a stink for some residents of Mount Washington.

    At the last city council meeting Aug. 25 resident Marshall McKinley, who lives on Becky McKinley Avenue, addressed the council about the issue.

    “I’ve been in the same house for 35 years,” he said. “Since the revamp of the sewer plant there’s evenings we just can’t go outside.”

    McKinley told the council he understands that the city’s growing, but he said something needs to be done to resolve the stench.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning Sept. 9, 2013

     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.