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Today's News

  • Court-length pass gives Lady Eagles big road win

    SHELBYVILLE-- Do you believe in miracles?
        The North Bullitt Lady Eagles certainly do after pulling an incredible game out of the fire on Wednesday in Shelbyville when they defeated Martha Layne Collins 69-68 on a court-length pass and then a short left-handed jumper by sophomore Erin Dolan that all happened in the final three seconds.
        The win, the 11th in 12 games for the green and gold, came after they had given up a 20 point lead in the first half and squandered a 54-46 lead heading into the final frame.

  • Beam to be sold to Japanese company

     CLERMONT - The operator of Bullitt County’s oldest manufacturing facility may soon have a new owner.

    On Monday, it was announced that Suntory Holdings Limited and Beam Inc. had reached a agreement in which the Japanese-based company will acquire the international spirits company for $16 billion.

    The deal is expected to close during the second quarter of 2014.

    The Jim Beam distillery in Clermont began operation in 1933 at the close of Prohibition by the James B. Beam family.

  • Defense powers Lady Chargers

    MOUNT WASHINGTON-- Pushed back two days because of cold weather, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers still made it look easy on Thursday as they cruised past 24th District rival Fern Creek 69-30.
        It was another outstanding defensive effort for the red and gold as they moved to 10-2 on the season. In the ten wins, the Lady Chargers have not allowed more than 43 points in any of those games and those opponents are averaging just over 33 points a contest.

  • Wrestling Back in Action

    FERN CREEK-- All three Bullitt County wrestling programs recently competed in the Gladiator Tournament at Fern Creek High School, a two-day 21-team event.
        Bullitt Central had the best day as they scored 113 points to finish eighth in the big field. Bullitt East was 17th with 39 points while North Bullitt had 34 points to finish 18th.

  • Mount Washington pleased with upgraded bond rating for city

     Even though the economy seems to be at a standstill for most, one city has been able to rise above.

    The city of Mount Washington’s series 2012 general obligation refunding bonds was recently raised from “A+” to “AA” by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services. This is one step below the highest rank of “AAA.”

    The rating measures a city’s financial health and S & R have determined it to be “stable.”

  • Higgins believes things could be done better in District 3

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Over the past few years, Mike Higgins has had the time to attend many governmental meetings.

  • Final 'draw' Wednesday on smoking

     HEPHERDSVILLE -- Those wishing to learn the fate of the county's proposed smoking ban in government buildings owned or leased by Bullitt Fiscal Court will have to return a week later.

  • Dishon indicted once again on sex-related allegations from '80s

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man already indicted for the murder and kidnapping of his niece is now facing his third sex-related charge.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning January 13, 2014

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night. Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

    Jefferson County:

  • Oldham man gets 18 months for bank fraud

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – An Oldham County, Kentucky man was sentenced to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay a $114,936.98 in restitution yesterday, by U.S. District Court Judge John G. Heyburn II, for defrauding five banks located in Oldham County announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

    James Distler, age 45, pleaded guilty to a five count federal grand jury indictment on September 20, 2013. The charges included three counts of bank fraud and two counts of wire fraud.