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Today's News

  • Radio issues a critical safety concern

     HILLVIEW – One might think that the most important item on a police officer’s belt is his or her weapon.

         But Hillview police chief Glenn Caple said it is actually an officer’s handheld radio.

         No matter the officer’s location or situation, Caple said the ability to have communication with dispatchers or other law enforcement officials could be a matter of life and death.

  • BE's season ends with lack of offensive punch

     LOUISVILLE – A rare game where the Bullitt East Chargers struggled to find any offense caught up with the red and gold on Tuesday in the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Baseball Tournament at Jim Patterson Stadium on the University of Louisville campus.

         For the second year in a row, it was Pleasure Ridge Park High School that got the best of the Chargers, winning 5-1 after breaking the game open in the bottom of the fifth inning with four runs on four hits.

  • Hinkley taking softball skills to Morehead State

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – After roaming the outfield for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers for the past six seasons, the team’s only senior starter this season, Nikki Hinkley, recently signed to continue to her softball career at Morehead State University.

    The chance to play for a Division I program was more than Hinkley could turn down. She also looked at Transylvania and Brescia, but she knew long before the signing day that she would select to play with the Lady Eagles.

  • UPDATE: Constable again faces charge of selling drugs

     (UPDATE 06/04): The case against Clifton Joel Hudson has been sent to the grand jury for possible indictment.

    Hudson is in custody at the Bullitt County Detention Center. 

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     MOUNT WASHINGTON – With one indictment already hanging over his head, Second District constable Clifton Joel Hudson is now facing another felony charge.

    At around 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Hudson was arrested by the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office High Intensity Drug Enforcement (HIDE) unit.

  • Inches keep Lady Chargers from finals

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Softball truly is a game of inches…or a foot or two.

         Just ask the Bullitt East Lady Chargers.

  • All smoke, no fire at church

     The Shepherdsville Fire Department responded to a fire alarm sounding at the First Baptist Church after 4 p.m. on Wednesday.

    Shepherdsville fire chief Layne Troutman said a belt on the air conditioning unit on the roof of the church broke and caught fire. The fan of the unit blew smoke into the third floor of the building.

    City police and the Zoneton Fire Department responded to the call.

  • County to pay for lighting on Roby Elementary basketball court

     Well, two out of three isn’t too bad.

         The Bullitt County Parks Committee made its first recommendation to fiscal court and the proposal was unanimously accepted.

         Bullitt Fiscal Court unanimously approved the month payment of lighting for the basketball court next to Roby Elementary.

         Parks member Jim White mentioned on several occasions the desire to see lights be installed on the court.

  • Bullitt County highway cleanup this week

     Volunteers will be out in force next week to summer scrub Bullitt County’s highways. The Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announces that Adopt-a-Highway Summer Scrub Week is June 2-8.

  • Durham living dream at early age as principal of Lebanon Junction

     March 22 was a momentous day in Patrick Durham's life, he turned 30 and also became the new principal of Lebanon Junction Elementary.

  • ROADWORK: Week of June 3

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, 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.