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Today's News

  • It has been a good season for BE's Stallings

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Not that it isn’t normally a pretty good time to be Chris Stallings, but this winter has been a particularly good time to be Chris Stallings.

    The coach of the Bullitt East Lady Chargers is spending his 11th season on the bench as the head coach of the red and gold. The Lady Chargers are rolling along with a 22-3 mark as well as being ranked 15th in Kentucky. They are the number one team in the Sixth Region.

    That is a good winter of work. However, Stallings is starting to get recognized for his career body of work.

  • Homecoming twins, Bratcher celebrate

    Bullitt East Homecoming: Twin Smiles - For perhaps the first time ever, a sister and brother were selected 2010 Basketball Homecoming Queen and King on Friday at Bullitt East.

    Seniors Jade and Chase Troutman won the honors. The two are the daughter/son of Ricky Troutman and Laura Dalton.

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    Bratcher Honored - Bullitt East junior Jesse Bratcher, who was seriously injured in a football accident in September, was honored recently at the team’s season-ending banquet when his jersey was retired.

  • Busy 'region week' starts on Monday for East

        LOUISVILLE - There isn’t a high school basketball coach alive who hasn’t used the line “it doesn’t matter who you draw, you have to win three straight.”

        While that might be true, there isn’t a high school basketball coach who secretly isn’t looking for the path of least resistance when it comes to the post-season.

  • Wright desires to continue role as county constable

        LEBANON JUNCTION - When Charlie Wright became constable of the Fourth District nearly 12 years ago, the job was redefined in Bullitt County.

        Constables worked together and decided that it was time to be a little more professional. They got uniforms and had their vehicles marked.

        Still enjoying the job, Wright is seeking his fourth term as constable.

        “I enjoy helping people,” said Wright.

  • House looks at educational push

    FRANKFORT - As the clock tick-tocked on a session still without a formal budget proposal, the General Assembly this week stared down the barrel of what one leader called its ‘defining moment,’ moving ahead with what another leader called its greatest challenge since at least 1990.

  • BE's Daugherty signs to play soccer at Cumberland

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The dream became reality on Friday for Bullitt East senior Rob Daugherty when he made it all official by signing to play soccer next fall for Cumberland College.

    The leading career goal scorer in Bullitt East history with 67, Daugherty already had a relationship with the Pioneer program having attended camp there twice over the past three summers. He was already a known commodity when he walked into the door of Cumberland head coach Paulo Neto.

  • Harshaw Trane Foundation gives to Head Start, preschool at NES

    The Harshaw Trane Foundation has donated $5,000 to Head Start and Preschool needs at Nichols Elementary School.

    Harshaw Trane Vice President of Finance Richard Pickren presented the check to Superintendent Keith Davis January 11 at the central office in Shepherdsville.

    The foundation has requested the funds be used to provide two classrooms with interactive white boards for schools that do not have them at a cost of $4,000.

  • YES... snow guards for courthouse

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - It may be a bit late for this winter but the Bullitt County Courthouse will soon have snow guards on its roof.

        As the Shepherdsville Fire and Rescue Department assisted in knocking down icicles hanging from the gutters, Bullitt Fiscal Court approved a contract with J.C. Industries in Hillview.

  • Winterize Your Vehicle and Have One Less Worry

    Motorists in most of the country face severe weather conditions for at least part of the winter.

    The thought of a breakdown, an engine not starting or otherwise being stranded is stressful as it is, but those things happening in freezing winter weather add another level of threat.

    An investment of an hour or so to have your vehicle checked is all it takes to have peace of mind and help avoid the cost and stress of a breakdown during harsh weather.

  • Seven arrested in major pot raid

        LOUISVILLE - Formed about 15 months ago, the partnership between the Jefferson County and Bullitt County sheriff's department worked with the federal DEA to make a major drug bust.

        The drug interdiction team, which focuses on drug trafficking along Interstate 65, assisted DEA in making seven felony arrests where over 43,000 pounds of marijuana, over $300,000 in cash and six vehicles were seized.

        Bullitt County sheriff Donnie Tinnell said he was pleased the interdiction team could provide assistance.