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Today's News

  • Chargers survive tough environment to win

          BUCKNER - There was no shortage of experience on the floor Tuesday as two of the most successful basketball programs in Kentucky over the past two seasons collided at Oldham County High School.

         Both Bullitt East and Oldham County are two-time defending regional champions. A year ago, the Colonels reached the semi-finals of the state tournament equaling what the Chargers had done the year before.

  • Lady Cougars erase long weekend with a big win

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - After a long weekend that extended the team's losing streak to three games, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars got back in the winning column on Tuesday as they rolled past visiting Seneca 66-52.

         The different came in the second quarter. Bullitt Central had a narrow 16-13 lead after the first quarter, but then went on an 18-4 run that broke the game open. The Lady Cougars pushed the lead to 29 points before Seneca made the final score more respectable.

  • Cougars hit FT to get past Whitefield

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - In a season in which wins will not be falling out of the sky, the Bullitt Central Cougars did get victory number three last week when they defeated visiting Whitefield Academy 61-52.

         In a game in which the Cougars converted only two three-pointers, the maroon and gray made up for that by hitting 17 of 21 at the foul line. That number included an eight of nine mark in the fourth quarter as Bullitt Central stretched a three point lead to as many as 12 points.

  • Constable to face charges of selling pain pills

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A constable serving the Second District of Bullitt County has found himself locked up in the Bullitt County Detention Center.

  • Brotherly East-North Mat Match

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - When Bullitt East and North met last week in a wrestling match, it was a brotherly event.

    When Adam Ritter became the Bullitt East coach for this season, it meant that he would be competing against older brother B.J. Ritter, who coaches the North Bullitt team.

    The two squads had already scrimmaged each other and last Wednesday they competed in an official match that Bullitt East won 48-33.

  • Be careful when giving donations at holidays

     As Kentuckians open their hearts and pocketbooks to help those in need this holiday season, Attorney General Jack Conway wants to make sure charitable donations end up where they are needed most and not in the hands of scam artists.

  • FARM BUREAU AWARDS

     The Bullitt County Farm Bureau received the 2012 Gold Star Award of Excellence for its Young Farm Program.

    Erica Robards, Young Farmer chair for Bullitt County Farm Bureau, was joined by Bullitt County president George Henderman in accepting the honor for its active participation in leadership development programs, state competitions and educational or promotional incentives.

    The Bullitt County Farm Bureau also received the 2012 Gold Star Award of Excellence for its women’s program.

  • Zoneton Middle students support agencies

     Students at Zoneton Middle School have been raising funds for a variety of local agencies.

    Recently, the American Red Cross and the Susan G. Komen Foundation both were part of an assembly program, which also included a check presentation for the movement of the Bowman Valley schoolhouse.

    Over $600 in checks were presented. The money was raised by students during various activities during the school year.

  • BBB Tips for Avoiding the Holiday Travel Headache

     The holidays are a time of cheer, but they can also be a time for battling traffic and bad weather on the road. Staying safe should be a top priority for all travelers so Better Business Bureau recommends taking a few precautions when hitting the road this holiday season.

  • Emergency slide repairs on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that emergency slide repairs will begin this evening on northbound Interstate 65 in Bullitt County.

    The left and center lanes will be closed beginning at 7:00 p.m. this evening, December 13, between mile points 107 and 108 (north of Lebanon Junction). 

    The center lane is scheduled to reopen around midnight.  The left lane will remain closed while work continues through 3:00 p.m. on Friday afternoon, December 14.