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Today's News

  • County dodges weather bullet

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – While a rash of violent tornadoes left towns decimated and several dead throughout central Kentucky and southern Indiana on Friday, no widespread damage or serious injuries were reported in Bullitt County.

    In a phrase, Bullitt County dodged a bullet.

    The storm system that ripped through the region produced only high wind, heavy rain and hail in Bullitt County.

  • Legislative update from Rep. Linda Belcher

    FRANKFORT – As it normally does during the first full week of March in even-numbered years, the Kentucky House of Representatives will vote on its proposed budget this week to run state government.

  • Sen. Hornback: The facts from Frankfort

    FRANKFORT – Whether you are a legislator or a voter, it is always helpful to be like Paul Harvey and have the rest of the story.

    Another interesting week in Frankfort that has left voters wondering what is going on and what is going to happen.

  • BBB Tips on Storm Relief Donations

    In the wake of severe storms that came through the Midwest and South, the BBB offers the following tips to help Americans decide where to direct donations to assist storm victims and their families:

    Be cautious when giving online.

    Be cautious about online giving, especially in response to spam messages and emails that claim to link to a relief organization. If you are seeking to give to an organization involved in relief efforts, go directly to the charity’s Web site.

  • Defensive Gem - Chargers put the clamps on Butler's offense

        LOUISVILLE - Putting on one impressive defensive performance, the Bullitt East Chargers won and advanced on Sunday in the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Tournament at Bellarmine University's Knights Hall.
        Battling a Butler squad that the Chargers had split a pair of games with back in December, Bullitt East gave up 22 points in the first quarter and then held the Bears to just 17 points over the final three frames to secure a 49-39 victory.

  • Miss Brady goes to Frankfort

    Madison Brady was a fourth grade student at St Joseph Elementary in Bardstown.  We first met when I was in Betty Carol Riley's classroom last fall talking about America's system of government – Representative Democracy.  Madison listened closely, especially when I said that any of them could come up and be a Page in the Capitol during a legislative session. 

  • Lady Chargers stunned as Bearettes score at :02

        LOUISVILLE - Saving its best for last, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers put forth a sterling performance on Wednesday in the semi-finals of the Girls' Sixth Region Tournament at Bellarmine University's Knights Hall.

  • North's Badgett headed to St. Catherine to play soccer

        HEBRON ESTATES - North Bullitt's boys' soccer program has been putting a much better product on the field over the past few years.
        That success has once again paid dividends after senior Chris Badgett signed recently to continue playing the sport at St. Catharine University in Springfield, Kentucky.
        The soccer success is a domino effect. Badgett got an assist with his college decision from former Eagle player Matt Bloom who is now competing in both soccer and golf at St. Catharine.

  • ROADWORK: Week of March 5

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

    Bullitt County:

    KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road):  Shoulder closures and delays possible between Interstate 65 and Cedar Grove Elementary School (mile points 1.0 and 2.0) due to installation of roadway lighting.

    Jefferson County:

  • Nichols Elementary goes to the circus

     LOUISVILLE - Come one, come all, and all of them indeed came, to the greatest show on Earth.

    The entire Nichols Elementary student body attended the Kosair Shrine Circus at Broadbent Arena.

    Students received a special visit from Kosair Potentate Dave Juergens, as well as Derby Dan, Flapjack, Sparky and Tinker, all clowns who live in Bullitt County tents.

    Nichols staff thanked both Kosair and Publishers Printing for making their day at the circus possible.