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Today's News

  • Mercy shows none in 67-39 win over East

        LOUISVILLE - The Bullitt East Lady Chargers have shown a great deal of improvement this season and have become a player in the newly revamped Sixth Region.
        Unfortunately, on Tuesday, the Lady Chargers learned that they still need to make a lot more improvement to compete with the new Queen of the Block in the region - Mercy.

  • Eagles stay hot, melt Waggener

        HEBRON ESTATES - The North Bullitt Eagles made it five straight wins on Tuesday as the green and gold traveled into Jefferson County and managed to slip past Waggener 71-67.
        This was the second meeting of the season between the two schools. They had played in the semi-finals of the Sarah Major Barger Tournament at North Bullitt on Dec. 22 with the Eagles winning 75-64.

  • Mixed game levels don't slow BE

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - No high school basketball team can have its 'A' game every night it takes the court.
        Just ask the Bullitt East Chargers. The state's second-ranked team by the computers and fifth by the Associated Press, had its 'A' game and more on Tuesday as they traveled to Bardstown and routed Nelson county 101-52.
        Two nights later, the Chargers went east to Taylorsville and the red and gold had to overcome some poor shooting to slip past an emotional Spencer county squad 58-46.

  • BC rights ship after key loss with two wins

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - After dropping the decision to North Bullitt at home on a Friday night, part of Bullitt Central head coach Joe Pat Lee wasn't looking forward to getting back into action just 24-hours later.

  • Willis ends speculation, commits to Kentucky

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - After Bullitt East had lost to Ballard 73-55 in the quarter-finals of the Louisville Invitational Tournament, Derek Willis knew that something had to change.
        The 6-9 junior had just completed one of the worst games of his career in red and gold, having scored just seven points and spending most of the night sitting on the bench after picking up three fouls in the first half. When he was on the court in the second half, the Ballard fans spent most of their energy serenading him with chants of 'over...rated'.

  • BBB Tips for Attending Bridal Expos

     The wedding planning season is in full swing - and bridal expos are headed to the Louisville area in the coming weeks! Your Better Business Bureau (BBB) has helpful tips for future brides and bridesmaids attending a show.

  • Mount Washington will renew garbage contract

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Those happy with their trash collector will be happy to know that Mount Washington officials have decided to renew the city's contract with Rumpke.
        During the last regular meeting of the Mount Washington City Council, members voted 5-1 in favor of staying with the company, at least for the next two years, after hearing from Rumpke sales representative Michael Sweeten.

  • Circuit clerk's race guaranteed for fall; few sign up as Jan. 31 deadline nears

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - With the Jan. 31 filing deadline looming, few candidates have made the commitment.
        But one race in which there will be a contested general election is for the office of circuit clerk.
        Incumbent Layne Abell is the lone Democrat to file for a second term. However, Paulita Ann Keith has filed as a Republican for the seat.
        Unless someone else files, they will face off in the fall.
        No one else has filed locally in the past week.

  • Former teacher denied shock probation

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A former Bullitt Central teacher who admitted to having sexual contact with a student will not be getting out of prison early.
        Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress overruled a request for shock probation on Thursday for Tim Lands.
        Lands entered a guilty plea for sexual abuse seven months ago and was sentenced to three years in prison. He must also be listed on the sex offender registry for the next 20 years.

  • Budget remains key issue for legislators in General Assembly

    FRANKFORT - With the 2012 session of the Kentucky General Assembly underway in Frankfort legislators face the daunting task of balancing the state's two-year budget, leaving many Bullitt Countians to wonder how their community will be affected.

    Bearing in mind several key programs are expected to be cut from the state's general fund and there will be little, if any, room for new spending, Rep. Linda Belcher of Shepherdsville said budget talks are sure to be contentious.