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Today's News

  • Poppell leads Lady Chargers to 8th in state

     LEXINGTON – Bullitt East sophomore Sierra Poppell overcame breezy conditions on Saturday to post the best finish ever for a Bullitt County runner when she finished 11th in the Class AAA Kentucky State Cross-Country Championships.

    Running over the 5K course at the Kentucky Horse Park, Poppell competed against some of the top runners in the state before finishing with a time of 19:28 to finish just off the podium in a field of 235 runners.

  • Chowning receives national recognition

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It may have been Ruth Chowning’s alter ego, “Ruthie Toothie” the clown, that helped secure her the Distinguished Service Award recently at the National Extension Association for Family & Consumer Sciences Conference.

    As part of the Carol White grant awarded to Brooks Elementary in 2011, she was asked to come in to teach classes about nutrition during family fun nights, but she also did a physical activity promotion.

    And that’s where “Ruthie” came into play.

  • Store on Cedar Grove back for more talk on Thursday

     CEDAR GROVE - Concerns for a potential new store and its entrance at a dangerous stretch of road led to a tabled rezoning request.

    Members of the Bullitt County Joint Planning and Zoning Commission planned to meet with legal advisers and contractors representing Dollar General to determine a safe entrance to a new store.

    Dollar General hopes to open its newest Bullitt County location at 5050 Cedar Grove Road, near the intersection of Deatsville Road.

  • Fox Chase works to upgrade its website

     FOX CHASE - A technology upgrade has allowed the CIty of Fox Chase to revamp its official website.

    The city council met with Phillip Price, a Hunters Hollow city commissioner and one of the website developers.

    Price informed the council that both cities' website locations, as well as the city of Pioneer Village site, were hacked into.

    The three sites were developed together, having similar features and templates. Price said he talked to the website hosts about re-creating each site.

  • BBB Tips for Veterans Day
  • Awful opening half sinks Cougars Friday

      RADCLIFF – A season that had started so quickly for Bullitt Central, came to an even quicker end on Friday as the Cougars were bumped from the Class 5-A play-offs by traditional power John Hardin by a 43-14 score.

    For all intents and purposes, this game was over midway through the second quarter. By the 6:01 mark, the Bulldogs had pulled ahead 36-0, putting the running clock in order for the rest of the game. John Hardin scored on six of seven possessions in the first half and led 43-0 by halftime. The Cougars did not score until the fourth quarter.

  • Eagles make strong run before falling on the road

     LEITCHFIELD - The Grayson County Cougars looked a lot better in person than on film.

    And quarterback Talon Gary, who had seen as much time at wide receiver, may have played his best game in directing the Cougar offense to 34-26 victory over the North Bullitt Eagles.

    The loss ended the season for  coach Brett Newton’s team.

    The Cougars will advance to a Friday night battle against the homestanding Bullitt East Chargers in the second round of the playoffs.

  • East grabs first post-season win since ‘08

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A golden defensive effort was more than enough for the Bullitt East Chargers on Friday as they opened the Class 5-A play-offs at home with a 30-7 victory over North Hardin.

    The win was the first for Bullitt East in post-season play since 2008 when the red and gold won four straight games before losing in the state final to Bell County.

    It was just two years ago that North Hardin last made a visit to Mount Washington for the play-offs. In 2011, the Trojans left with a 35-14 victory.

  • HIDE unit to be renamed drug task force

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Over the past three years, there has been an operation in place whose sole task has been to get drugs off the streets in Bullitt County.

    Most of those operations have been under the radar of the public.

    Understanding that the public might not realize what has been going on under through the High Intensity Drug Enforcement unit of the sheriff’s office, Greenwell has brought back a more familiar name -- the Bullitt County Drug Task Force.

  • Utterback excited about new role as FRC coordinator

     HILLVIEW - Two Bullitt County elementary schools are once again receiving substantial family resources thanks to the hiring of a new coordinator.

    Tiffani Utterback was selected as the new Family Resource Center coordinator for Maryville and Overdale Elementary.

    A Mount Washington resident, Utterback is a self-proclaimed "military brat" with family originally from the Louisville area.