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Today's News

  • Fox Chase makes sure snow removal work will be done

                FOX CHASE - The Fox Chase City Council wanted to guarantee its city residents would receive a snow job in the coming months.

                After losing a snow removal contract with the City of Pioneer Village, the council made efforts to guarantee someone would work on city streets in case of inclement weather during the next few months.

  • Lawsuit confuses election races

    FRANKFORT – A cloud of uncertainty hovers over Bullitt County and the entire state as candidates await the ultimate fate of the legislative redistricting plan passed by the Kentucky General Assembly and signed by Gov. Steve Beshear last month.

    A circuit judge threw out the redistricting plan contained in House Bill 1, which would have given Bullitt County a more unified voice in Frankfort.

  • BE's Troutman signs for track at Louisville

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Dedication to one sport paid off in a big way on Wednesday when Bullitt East senior Trevor Troutman signed to continue his track and field career with the University of Louisville.
        Troutman is coming off a junior track season in which he won the Class AA State Championship in the discus. His throw of 164-11, which came on his last throw (as a sophomore he finished second, losing on the last throw) was the best discus throw in any of the three classes.

  • Lady Chargers do better at the free throw line for win

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Free is always good.
        Hitting free throws is priceless for basketball coaches.
        That is why Bullitt East head coach Chris Stallings was all smiles Friday after his Lady Chargers converted 21 of 25 chances at the charity stripe as they beat visiting North Bullitt 63-57.

  • Chargers roll early then get a battle in second half from NB

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - With a 22-3 lead two minutes into the second quarter, the Bullitt East Chargers were on the road to victory on Friday as they hosted North Bullitt.
        By the end, the Chargers had a 67-41 victory, but there were enough bumps in the road to leave head coach Troy Barr still shaking his head as his team seems unable to shift into the highest gear possible.

  • Bullitt Central splits two district games at Moore

        LOUISVILLE - It was a tale of two totally different games on Tuesday for the Bullitt Central basketball programs as the maroon and gray traveled into Jefferson County to take on Moore in a pair of key 23rd District contests.
        Unfortunately, the opener was a nightmare for the Cougars as they failed to fire on all cylinders against the high-powered Mustangs, the sixth-ranked team in the state rankings the past few weeks since they finished as the runners-up in the Louisville Invitational Tournament to Trinity.

  • USDA announces Conservatin Reserve Program general sign-up

    LEXINGTON – The Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director, John W. McCauley, announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will conduct a four-week Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general signup. 

    This CRP signup will begin on March 12, 2012 and end on April 6, 2012. CRP has a 25-year legacy of successfully protecting the nation's natural resources, while providing significant economic and environmental benefits to rural communities across the United States.  

  • Lady Eagles stay hot, but boys fall hard to Southern

        HEBRON ESTATES - Tuesday evening offered mixed results for the Courtney household.
        For Amber Courtney, it was a pretty good night as her North Bullitt Lady Eagles took care of business with a 61-34 victory over Southern.
        But for husband Brian Courtney, it was another frustrating night against an athletic Southern Trojan squad.
        Lady Eagles coast

  • Hillview looks to take 2.5% of county insurance premium

        HILLVIEW - The county's portion of the insurance premium tax got a step closer to being a bit smaller on Tuesday night.
        The Hillview City Council became the final municipality to consider taking a portion of the 5 percent premium that has been imposed by the county for the past decade.
        While insurance holders in Hillview will see no change in their bills, county coffers could be lightened by $250,000 a year.

  • Will Success come from Mandatory School Attendance?

     Every parent wants their children to succeed in life.  Early on, parents can help by making sure that their child can read.  And they need to keep them in school.  This is the parent's responsibility, but some in Frankfort want to take that responsibility away from them by mandating school attendance until they're 18 years old.