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Today's News

  • Mercy once again turns back East

     OKOLONA – Bullitt East’s dreams of upsetting powerful Mercy will have to wait another week after the state’s top-ranked team beat the Lady Chargers 25-7, 25-13, 25-14 on Tuesday in the championship game of the 24th District Volleyball Tournament at Whitefield Academy.

         Still, both teams advance to this week Sixth Region Tournament. Bullitt East and Mercy could meet on Halloween night in the championship contest.

  • Goal in OT ends Lady Chargers' upset plans

     OKOLONA – Bullitt East’s dream of reaching the summit of area soccer will have to wait a little longer.

         For a second straight season, the Lady Chargers roared back from a loss in the 24th District Tournament final to regain a rematch with perennial power Mercy by beating Holy Cross (4-0) and then North Bullitt (6-2).

  • District Champs--BE pulls away from Shelby

     SHELBYVILLE – After giving up ten straight points and the lead to start the second half without running a play from scrimmage, the Bullitt East Chargers needed a big play on Friday in their district showdown with Shelby County.

         It turned out to be that simple for the red and gold. On the very next play, the Chargers gave the ball to senior running back Brandon Samuels on a routine veer play off right tackle. Samuels was greeted with a huge hole and he did the rest, racing 75 yards to the endzone.

  • Lebanon Junction looking to get flow of Louisville water going

     The process continues for Lebanon Junction residents as they wait to tap into Louisville Water. At Monday night's city council meeting, LJ Mayor Butch Sweat told the council the company is plotting out a section for the new pipe which will allow water to run from LJ to Fort Knox. The crew proposed placing it under Airport Road left onto Church Street and then going through Pipe Street. Sweat said he suggested they stay on Airport Road but laying pipes on the on the far side of the flood wall so it's not also close to the cemetery.

  • Woman shot as intruder takes her gun

     HILLVIEW - A woman heard a noise in her back yard about 4 a.m. on Monday.

    When she went to the back door of her home in the 300 block of Smith Lane in northern Bullitt County, a man was there.

    The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a white male in his mid-30s who might be wearing a red baseball cap.

    That was the only description the victim could give police.

    According to Scotty McGaha, a detective with the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office, the woman was armed with a 9 mm handgun.

  • Martie's Kitchen

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Martie Korphage loved to cook, and she loved to feed everybody.

    The folks at First Baptist Church could think of no better way to honor her memory than to honor her as the namesake of a new program offering free meals to the community.

    Martie's Kitchen held its first public meal on Monday, Oct. 21, at the FBC community room.

    Barbara Elliott, a Martie's Kitchen volunteer and church member, said a group of dedicated citizens wanted to give back to the community by offering a free meal each week.

  • Large Halloween events planned by local fire department

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When Halloween arrives this Thursday, as many as 10,000 youngsters may be found at two popular trick-or-treat locations.

  • Judge ordered investigation into release

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A Bullitt Circuit Judge has ordered an investigation on why a court order to place a defendant on home incarceration was not followed.

  • Body found on hillside identified

     NICHOLS - The body found along a hillside off Weavers Run Road has been idtentified as Robert Holt, 45, of Jefferson County.

    He died of blunt force trauma and a single gunshot wound. Police believe the crime was committed elsewhere and the body dumped in Bullitt County.

    No suspect has been found. Bullitt County sheriff’s department is working with LMPD.

  • Hannah’s Closet to help find clothes for foster children

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Hannah Thompson hopes to help a lot of people in the area with an issue near to her own heart.

    Hannah’s mother, Jennie, is a foster parent. Hannah has lived with foster siblings on a regular basis.

    The 15-year-old North Bullitt sophomore established Hannah’s Closet, an opportunity to assist foster families with much-needed clothing supplies for the children.

    Hannah said the concept involved offering clothes to the children who have nothing when they arrive at a new home.