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Today's News

  • Chargers, Eagles split early season track

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - There is still a long-way to go in the 2010 track season, but North Bullitt and Bullitt East met for the first time outdoors on Tuesday of last week with the two rivals splitting the boys’ and girls’ titles.

        This was an All-Comers Meet that also included Whitefield Academy. Bullitt Central was scheduled to compete, but had to cancel at the last minute.

  • Parks board to suggest YMCA manage pools

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - At the end of May, the three public swimming pools in Bullitt County are slated to open. And in its first meeting in over 13 years, the parks board made its first major decision.

        The three current board members voted unanimously to recommend on Tuesday that Bullitt Fiscal Court enter into a management agreement of the pools with the Bullitt County YMCA.

        The agreement would only be for the 2010 swimming season.

  • BE & BC share softball event

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt East and Bullitt Central will share a softball tournament this weekend when the High Five Bullitt County Softball invitational Tournament takes place at both schools.

  • Arrest made in MW scrap theft

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - A tip from an area metal seller led to the arrest of a Bardstown man Wednesday afternoon.

        Mike A. Snodgrass, Jr., 41, was taken into custody by Mt. Washington Police at a Louisville scrap yard.

        MWPD Det. Buddy Stump said Snodgrass was detained after allegedly stealing $500 worth of scrap aluminum from a resident of Stout Lane.

  • Cougars rally in 8th to beat visiting Waggener

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A comeback from a 4-1 deficit midway through the fifth inning highlighted a second straight 1-1 week for the Bullitt Central baseball team to open the season.

        The big rally saw the Cougars move ahead of Waggener 6-4 only to have the game go into extra innings. Bullitt Central then run with a run in the bottom of the eighth. That win capped a week that also included a 12-8 loss at home to Bethlehem.

  • Committee asks for cuts to be made

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Finding enough money to address all the wants is difficult in good financial times.

        But to prepare a budget during a time of economic recession with a growing population, inflation and expenses outpacing revenues, Bullitt County Fiscal Court members have quite a task ahead them as the Judge/Executive’s office prepares a budget for the 2010-2011 Fiscal Year.

  • Subdivision plan meets with questions; decision tabled

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Subdivision plan approvals are made to be simple.

        However, the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission will often find reason to delay a decision pending some additional work.

        Such was the case recently for a 238-acre subdivision for the Korfhage Family Trust.

        Billy Frank Harned presented the 22-lot subdivision plan to the commission. The property would be off of Ridge Road.

  • Man injured by hot tar at Lebanon Junction project

        LEBANON JUNCTION - A construction worker received severe burns after being covered with tar at a school construction site.

        The incident took place at Lebanon Junction Elementary school shortly after 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

        A male employee with Tatum Construction was working with the tar in the central front section of the school building.

  • Lady Chargers run out of gas in tourney final

    LOUISVILLE - One of the first things that Ricky Hoffman noted when he got the job as the Bullitt East softball coach in February was that the team did not have a spring break tournament on the schedule.

    Some quick calls and emails landed the team in the Southern Softball Bash at Southern High School. While the event turned out to have a few scheduling mishaps, the total tourney ended up being a positive for the Lady Chargers as they posted a 4-1 record, losing in the championship game to a team from Tennessee.

  • Wrestlemania: Zoneton's Hoskins to make second straight appearance

    ZONETON - Kyle Hoskins grew up as a wrestling fan. His current favorite is former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) champion John Cena.

    Thanks to a school librarian and a few books, Hoskins met Cena in person at WrestleMania XXV.

    He now hopes to repeat the moment again during an all-expenses-paid trip to Phoenix for WrestleMania XXVI.

    The Zoneton Middle School eighth grader earned a second Southeast Regional win in The WrestleMania Reading Challenge presented by the Young Adult Library Services Association.