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Today's News

  • It Counts!! Chargers upset state’s top team in OT

        LOUISVILLE - Perhaps the biggest shot in Bullitt East basketball history shouldn’t have counted, but it did, and that was all that mattered Friday as the Chargers stunned Jeffersontown 56-54 in overtime in the quarter-finals of the 2011 Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament.

  • Eastern shoots down BE’s magic carpet ride

        LOUISVILLE - Even the best ride at Disney World eventually comes to an end.
        The Bullitt East Chargers were reminded of that on Saturday morning as a remarkable 40-hour run in the 2011 Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament came to an end against eventual champion Eastern 88-52 in Saturday morning’s first semi-final.

  • MW continues to ‘mock’ Sunday sales vote

         MOUNT WASHINGTON - Near the end of the 2009-2010 Council city officials considered a measure introduced by then councilman Gary Lawson that would have permitted establishments with by-the-drink licenses to sell mixed drinks on Sundays after 1 p.m.

  • Scholarship contest asks for dreams

        Kentucky students in grades K-6 have a chance to win $1,500 toward college and $500 for their school in the Dream Out Loud Challenge.
         Students are invited to submit an original drawing, poem, essay or video answering the question “How will I change the world after I go to college?”
        The challenge, sponsored by the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust (KESPT), is intended to remind families that it is never too early to start saving and planning for higher education.

  • January is radon month

        January is National Radon Month. The purpose of the month is to draw attention to radon as a serious public health issue and to motivate Americans to take action to protect themselves from radon health effects.
        In the state of Kentucky, Bullitt County is located in ZONE 1, which has the highest potential for exposure.

  • Robinson settles in as new county attorney

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - With the exception of battling through a cold, Monica Meredith Robinson said settling into the county attorney’s office has been a fairly routine experience.
        Of course, unless you consider the need to replace a computer system that was a bit antiquated.
        “It’s gone very well,” said Robinson, who took office on Jan. 3. “It’s been a lot of work getting everything in place but it has gone very well.”

  • Funding found for fixing LJ flood wall leaks

        LEBANON JUNCTION - After years of dealing with the deteriorating Lebanon Junction Levee on the Rolling Fork River, city officials recently breathed a sigh of relief upon learning that construction crews would soon begin repair work.
    On Jan. 13 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers distributed a news release stating that federal, state and local funds were in place for the estimated $400,000 project and construction could begin as soon as spring.

  • McConnell brings special lesson to Bernheim

     CLERMONT - Teaching the mechanics of American government, Bernheim Middle School social studies teacher Jennifer Faith wanted to bring her subjects to life and show her students that the concepts they learned were real and the people behind them were flesh and blood.

  • City borrows money to pay bills

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - City officials felt it was bad but it might be worse than they expected.
        The Shepherdsville City Council voted Thursday to allow mayor Scott Ellis to negotiate a line of credit at the Peoples Bank of Bullitt County for $300,000. Any additional amounts would have to be approved by the council.
        The money is needed to keep the city operating as it tries to figure out how finances got into a bind.

  • Bullitt Central sweeps past Atherton in Friday action

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A quick start on Friday against visiting Atherton was just what the Bullitt Central Cougars ordered as they turned back the Rebels 67-49.