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Today's News

  • North’s Johnson makes it all official with Centre

     HEBRON ESTATES – It’s always good when you know exactly where you want ot go to college early in the process.

    That was certainly the case for North Bullitt senior Nate Johnson who last week singed to play his college football at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky.

    “I’ve known for a while now,” Johnson said after a ceremony last Wednesday in the North Bullitt Media Center. “They started (recruiting me) before anyone else. They started after my junior season.”

  • Centerstone accepts "ban the box" challenge

     LOUISVILLE – Last week the governor announced that he will "ban the box," meaning job applications for positions within the state government's executive branch will not include a section asking the applicant to mark whether they've ever been convicted of a crime.

  • Hard work allows Miller to lasso MSU scholarship

     MOUNT WASHINGTON-- Years of hard work have resulted in one Bullitt East student roping a college scholarship in a unique sport.

    For the first time ever, a Bullitt East High student has been awarded a rodeo scholarship.

    Blaine Miller has been riding horses since before he could walk.

    “I used to sit him on the saddle with me while I warmed up and, right before I went out, I’d hand him back to his mom,” said Rick Miller, Blaine’s father and retired-rodeo competitor.

  • Late games preparing teams for the post-season

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – With less than two weeks remaining in the regular season, local basketball teams might be thinking more about the upcoming post-season but there were still numerous games this past weekend.

    First and foremost, North Bullitt closed out regular season district play with a set of games at Moore High School. The Lady Eagles picked up a win and secured the number one seed for the district tourney, but the boys fell hard to the Mustangs and will now have the number three seed before Moore and Southern.

  • Puckett hangs up badge after 42 years of service

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Douglas Puckett has never regretted going to work a day in his professional life.

    Starting on June 4, 1974, as a new police officer with the Louisville Police Department, to his final day on Jan. 31, 2017, as chief of police for Shepherdsville, Puckett has loved his job.

    But, when looking at his retirement pay recently, Puckett said he knew it was time to leave.

    “I always said I’d know when the time has come,” Puckett said of retirement. “The time has come.”

  • Fulton contract supplier guilty of detention center construction kickbacks

     PADUCAH, Ky. –  a Dresden, Tennessee, business owner and contract supplier pled guilty today in United States District Court before Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell for his role in a conspiracy to defraud Fulton County citizens, through kickbacks and concealment of costs associated with work performed on the 2015 Fulton County Detention Center expansion, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • FLY FISHING

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — One annual event is sure to be a catch every time.

    The 12th annual Kentuckiana Fly Fishing Show, presented by Derby City Fly Fishers, took place recently at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Fly fishing clubs from around the area, reaching as far as Cincinnati and Evansville, set up tables to meet with other groups.

    Kids were able to design their own jigs with the help of Derby City volunteers while parents shopped, talked to other fishermen and women and even practiced their fly casts.

  • East girls headed back to state after regional runner-up finish

     LOUISVILLE – Who needs the regular season?

    Certainly not the Bullitt East Lady Charger bowling team. With four seniors returning this season from a squad that reached the state tournament a year ago, head coach Ricky Hoffman expected a strong team from start to finish. It didn’t happen as the team struggled early in the season.

  • NB’s Grant second in boys’ singles

     LOUISVILLE – They say it is always darkest before the dawn.

    North Bullitt senior bowler Errik Grant will always believe that.

    Three frames into last week’s Region 3 Boys’ Tournament semi-finals of qualifying at Ken Bowl Lanes, Grant was so frustrated with his play that he turned to head coach Emily Knight and announced that his chance of improving his score to the top four and advancing to not only the step ladder portion of the event, but also of earning a bid to the state tournament, was completely out of reach.

  • Louisville man sentenced for real estate embezzlement, fraud

     LOUISVILLE – A Louisville man was sentenced to twenty-one months in prison and ordered to pay restitution of $520,174 by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, in United States District Court, for posing as a real estate investor and embezzling funds from fraudulent agreements, today announced United States Attorney John. E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Eric Claxton, was charged with three counts of wire fraud, in a superseding information, on July 28, 2016 and entered a guilty plea to all charges on October 31, 2016. Claxton remains free on a secured bond.