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Today's News

  • Lady Chargers win perfect pitchers' duel 2-0

     HEBRON ESTATES - An anticipated pitchers' duel lived up to all the expectations and more on Wednesday as Bullitt East and Bullitt Central squared for the second straight year in the championship game of the 24th District Softball Tournament.
     In the end, it was Bullitt East senior Jamie Lutes who got the shut-out as the Lady Chargers scrapped out a 2-0 victory over their county rivals. Lutes gave up on three hits and Bullitt Central had only one runner reach third base in the game.

  • Make it nine straight baseball titles for East

     HEBRON ESTATES - It's hard to believe that a team that has a 32-6 record and has recent experience playing in the state tournament would be flying under the radar.
     But that could be the case for the Bullitt East Chargers.
     And that's exactly the way head coach Jeff Bowles likes it.
     Bullitt East defeated the host North Bullitt Eagles 10-2 on Wednesday to earn the school's ninth straight District 24 baseball title. Both teams will advance to the Sixth Region tournament, starting Monday at St. Xavier High School.

  • ROADWORK: Week of May 28

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of May 28: 

    Bullitt County:

    Routine maintenance 

    Jefferson County:

  • Showtime cars can sell, fix up vehicles for buyers

            MOUNT WASHINGTON - Whether you’re in need of automotive care or a new ride, Showtime Cars has it all.
        Located at 8206 Highway 44 East in Mount Washington, Showtime Cars opened its doors in January.
        As owner Darrell Harrod said, you’d be hard pressed to find another automotive care center quite like it.
        What sets Showtime apart from its competitors is the vast array of services they offer.

  • HAPPY TRAILS...Free admission Saturday at Bernheim Forest

        CLERMONT - Celebrate National Trails Day at Bernheim on Saturday, June 2.            

        The first Saturday of every June is designated as National Trails Day in the United States. On this day every year more than a million hikers, walkers and others take part in thousands of events nationwide in celebration of America’s trails.             

  • Salt River Lodge awards scholarships

        Mount Washington’s Salt River Lodge 180 F&AM recently recognized three outstanding Bullitt East High School graduates during a special ceremony held at the Masonic lodge.
        During the ceremony, McKinze Vowels, 17, Brandon Crisp, 18, and Amanda Therrian, 17, were announced the 2012 recipients of the Walter Thomas Knapp Memorial Scholarship.
        Each received a commemorative plaque and a $500 scholarship to be applied toward the college they will be attending this fall.

  • Moi Soi looks for bright future as newest area restaurant

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Just in time for the warm weather, a new Mexican restaurant has opened in Shepherdsville.
        What’s better than margaritas and guacamole in the summer time?
        Moi Soi, which directly translates to “My Sun,” is located at 142 Buffalo Run Road. It is owned and operated by Margarita Mongoya, her brother, Euriel Mongoya, and her sister-in-law, Janet Mongoya.
        hey also have a main chef to help Euriel prepare the food.

  • MW gets aggressive with collecting past due bills

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The city of Mount Washington is stepping up its efforts to recover delinquent tax bills and city officials have made it clear there will be no exceptions.
        During the last regular meeting of the Mount Washington City Council, city officials considered a business’s request to have penalties and interest on an outstanding city tax bill waived.

  • Survivors have varied, emotional stories about fight against cancer

     HEBRON ESTATES - The 2012 Bullitt County Relay for Life continues to serve as one of the leading fundraisers throughout the state for the American Cancer Society.

    This year's event collected over $167,000 by the time of the event, including individual and team donations.

    Relay chairperson Sherry Lee said a few teams still needed to drop off their collections. She was confident the final official total would surpass this year's $175.000 goal.

  • Man indicted on sex allegations

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man has been indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury for an alleged rape last summer.
        The grand jury indicted Brian K. Edwards and charged him with rape in the first degree.
        This is a Class B felony punishable by 10-20 years in prison.
        According to the indictment, Edwards allegedly had sexual intercourse with a woman who was physically helpless to stop the act on July 24, 2011.