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Today's News

  • Parks Board makes sound, quick decisions

        The re-creation of the Bullitt County Parks and Recreation board got off to a very positive start on Monday.

        The reason wasn’t the decisions made but because there was an exchange of dialogue from various interests.

        The decision to make a proposal to fiscal court on Tuesday for the YMCA to have a management agreement to operate the three swimming pools this summer was a correct one.

  • Chargers split pair of games in short week

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - An already planned short week because of Oaks and Derby Day, became an even shorter week when rain on Tuesday washed out Bullitt East’s district game with Fairdale.

        That game is now rescheduled for Thursday of this week at Fairdale.

        That left the Chargers on the field for just two games in a mini-showdown with Oldham County schools. On Monday, the red and gold came up short against North Oldham, falling 9-7. On Thursday, Bullitt East evened that count as they thumped South Oldham 15-7.

  • Trio of local athletes top the state ratings

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Midway through the high school track season and three Bullitt County athletes in four events stand atop their events in Class AA according to the Kentucky Track and Cross-Country Association rankings from April 20.

        Bullitt East senior Jackie Stevens, the defending Class AA State Champion in both the discus and shot put is way out in front in her two events.

  • Lady Charger softball claims top district seed

        HEBRON ESTATES - An old-fashioned pitchers’ duel that saw just ten hits combined, showed just how close the top teams are this season in 24th District softball play.

        When the dust had finally settled on a blustery spring day Thursday, it was Bullitt East sitting atop the regular season standings after slipping past North Bullitt 2-1 in what has become the most heated rivalry in area softball circles.

  • NB's Cherry will take her softball talents to IUS

        HEBRON ESTATES - Leah Cherry loves to play softball.

        And the North Bullitt senior will have the opportunity to play at the next level as she recently signed her letter of intent to play for Indiana University-Southeast.

        “I’m beyond excited,” Cherry said moments after the signing. “This is exactly what I’ve been dreaming about for years.”

  • Hillview acquires St. Mary property

        HILLVIEW - Church and state are never to meet.

        However, the city of Hillview has ended its mission of finding a new home to its governmental offices.

        On Monday, the Hillview City Council approved the financing to purchase the St. Mary Catholic Church property on Crestwood Lane. The parish was merged with St. Jerome in Fairdale and all activities are now conducted at the Blessed Teresa of Calcutta facility in Jefferson County.

  • BC's Williamson headed to Campbellsville for football

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Family is important to Bullitt Central senior Shane Williamson.

        That is why on the Friday before spring break, Williamson opted to sign the official papers to play football at Campbellsville University next season in a hospital at the bedside of his great grandfather - F.G. Jones.

        “I just want to thank my family for being behind me and pushing me,” the 17-year old son of Pam and Joey Williamson said before the more formal ceremony in the Bullitt Central library last week.

  • In honor of SSG Gary Lee Woods Jr.

        It was the kind of beautiful day a hero deserved. Family and friends gathered at Cedar Grove Cemetery to commemorate the anniversary of the day SSG Gary Lee Woods, Jr., was killed in Iraq.

        The Bullitt County native was serving with the Delta Company of the 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, deployed to Mosul as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom on Apr. 10, 2009.

  • Honoring Betty Marshall

    Betty Marshall, the family resource coordinator for Overdale and Maryville Elementary schools, was recently honored for winning the Harry J. Cowherd Award.

    The award is given to the top FRC facilities in Kentucky. Michael Denny, state director of family resource centers, and Tammy Gay, regional program manager, were among the dignitaries who attended a special celebration at Overdale Elementary.

    Others at the special ceremony included Bullitt County Judge Melanie Roberts and Terry Price, director of elementary education for Bullitt County.

  • Lady Cougars rip Fairdale

        FAIRDALE - The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars had just one game last week, but they made the most of it, beating district rival Fairdale 12-0.

        The maroon and gray had only a 2-1 lead after three innings, but blew the game open with eight runs in the fourth inning. Two more runs in the top of the fifth inning accounted for the final score in a contest stopped after Fairdale batted in the bottom of the fifth.