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Today's News

  • Ruff takes over North Bullitt volleyball program

     HEBRON ESTATES – The North Bullitt Lady Eagles have had a lot of success on the volleyball court in recent seasons, having won four consecutive district titles as well as twice reaching the semi-finals of the regional tournament.

    However, the green and gold have not been as successful in the coaching department. The program has had three different coaches over the past four seasons.

  • Former Teamsters president guilty of embezzlement

      LOUISVILLE, KY – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. announced the guilty plea of former Teamsters Local 783 President Jerry Thomas Vincent, Jr. to multiple charges of embezzling labor union funds  and criminal recordkeeping violations, before Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell today in U.S. District Court.

  • Chargers ready to rely on strong interior line play

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Can interior line play carry a high school football team?

    Bullitt East head coach Darrell Vincent is certainly hoping that can be the case, at least early in the season, as the Chargers need to rebuild their ‘skilled’ positions.

    The good news is that the Chargers have the perfect offense, the split-back veer, to let the line carry the day. This won’t be the first time over the last 30 years that the highly successful program has had to lean on its line at some point in a season.

  • Dukes/Lawson combo will make BC pass happy

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Change will certainly be evident when the Bullitt Central Cougars open the 2015 football season on Friday when the maroon and gray takes on Madison Southern in the Death Valley Bowl at Lincoln County High School.

    Gone is arguably the best senior class of the past 40 years, a group that played a big role in the program’s 9-3 record a year ago that included a Class 5-A district title along with a post-season win over Jeffersontown before the season ended with a 14-0 loss to Iroquois.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 16

     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.

     

  • MW plans to upgrade city annex building

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - City leaders hope that the Mount Washington Annex may someday look like an official city hall annex.

    The Mount Washington City Council listened to a presentation of architectural design ideas by Keyes Architects and Associates representative Harold Cox.

    The designs were created to primarily improve the annex building’s exterior, with new entrance ramps, flag poles, sitting areas and a brick facade, along with a podium and a possible statue of George Washington.

  • Hillview approves zoning for old Brooks school

     HILLVIEW - A trucking company will be allowed to move a portion of its company to the old Brooks school property.

    The Hillview City Council voted 5-1 to approve a rezoning of the property requested by Summitt Trucking, LLC, of Clarksville, Ind, from R-1 Residential to IL Light Industrial.

    The vote comes after a public hearing last month with company owner David Summitt and attorney Eric Farris, who discussed stipulations involved with the rezoning request that were approved by the Bullitt County Joint Planning and Zoning Commission.

  • Iraqi refugee guilty of falsifying citizenship

      LOUISVILLE, Ky. – An Iraqi refugee living in Jefferson County, Kentucky was found guilty this week in U.S. District Court of falsely procuring U.S. citizenship, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

    Following a two day trial, a federal jury deliberated just over one hour before finding Ali Al-Kadumi, 45, guilty of the charge. Following the verdict, defendant Al-Kadumi was denaturalized and then detained pending sentencing by Judge Greg N. Stivers, who presided over the trial.

  • Now that’s a big hot dog...

     The world famous Oscar Mayer Weinermobile made a stop in Shepherdsville at the Kroger store on Friday.

    The kids loved posing with the mobile weiner and they also got to enjoy some free Oscar Mayer hot dogs.

    While the meat department wore the condiments, some kids had props for their photos.

  • Football scrimmages Friday; Breeden wins top tourney

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Football fans can get a preview glimpse of their favorite team on Friday as all three Bullitt County teams will conduct their only scrimmages of the season.

    Bullitt Central will start the action as the Cougars are set to scrimmage Seneca at 6:30 p.m. That action will be at Bullitt Central under new head coach Tye Lawson.

    At 7 p.m., Bullitt East will take the field against Fern Creek. That game will be right up the road from Mount Washington at Fern Creek.