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Today's News

  • Attorneys can work together to help Center for Women

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Members of the legal community see first-hand every day some of the struggles that occur in life.

    Whether they are prosecutors, defense attorneys or members of judicial system, they understand better than most some of the issues which plague society.

    Recently, the Bullitt County Bar Association decided that it wanted to get more involved in the community.

    Its first project was helping to provide some manual labor to fix up a new facility for the Center for Women and Families in Shepherdsville.

  • Ceremony remembers 9-11 heroes

    SHEPHERDSVILLE ee" Representatives from various Bullitt County emergency crews joined local officials and citizens in a special 9/11 remembrance ceremony at the Bullitt County Courthouse.

    The event included a special video presentation reminder of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

    Representatives of Zoneton Fire Department rang a bell to honor emergency units that lost their lives as a result of the 9/11 tragedy. Many local firefighters from Bullitt County departments were in attendance.

  • Convenient store suspect quickly apprehended

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Law enforcement officials quickly apprehended a juvenile accused of robbing a convenience store Saturday morning by gunpoint.

    Bullitt County Sheriff Donnie Tinnell said that a 17-year-old Mount Washington boy was taken into custody Sunday evening for the break-in at about 6:15 a.m. on Saturday at the Red, White and Blue convenience store on Preston Highway and Bells Mill Road.

    Tinnell said the teenager went into the store shortly after opening and displayed a gun to the clerk. He took $277 and fled when another customer pulled into the parking lot.

  • East and LaRue battle for home play-off spot

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A home play-off game will be on the line on Friday when the Bullitt East Chargers return home to take on LaRue County in a key Class 4-A showdown.

    The post-season scenario is simple. The winner of this game will finish second (behind Marion County) in the district and will host a game in the first round of the play-offs on Friday, Nov. 6. The loser will finish third in the district and will have to go on the road for all of the play-offs.

    This will also be Homecoming Week at Bullitt East.

  • Juvenile arrested for robbery

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Law enforcement officials quickly apprehended a juvenile accused of robbing a convenience store Saturday morning by gunpoint.

    Bullitt County Sheriff Donnie Tinnell said that a 17-year-old Mount Washington boy was taken into custody Sunday evening for the break-in at about 6:15 a.m. on Saturday at the Red, White and Blue convenience store on Preston Highway and Bells Mill Road.

    Tinnell said the teenager went into the store shortly after opening and displayed a gun to the clerk. He took $277 and fled when another customer pulled into the parking lot.

  • School board passes redistricting plan

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Over 1,400 students will be affected next fall when the Bullitt County Public School System redistricts to alleviate overcrowding and to provide youngsters for its newest elementary school in Mount Washington.

    On Tuesday night, the Bullitt County Public School Board unanimously approved a revised redistricting plan that would affect every school but Nichols Elementary.

  • LJ looks at ways to deal with unpaid bills

    LEBANON JUNCTION ee" No one wants to get stuck with unpaid water bills, especially Lebanon Junction landlord Dan Thibodeaux.

    Thibodeaux has approached the city council twice now claiming he doesn’t believe it’s right that under the city’s current ordinance he is responsible for unpaid water bills left by his apartment tenants.

    “I’m not responsible for something I didn’t sign for. They’re getting the service, I’m not,” he told the council.

  • North faces a ‘pride’ game with visit to Marion County

    HEBRON ESTATES - The North Bullitt Eagles will try to stop one of the hottest teams in the area on Friday when they travel into central Kentucky to battle district rival Marion County.

    The Knights have won six straight games including a 33-7 victory over LaRue County last week.

    This game will have no affect on the post-season bracketing for either team. Marion County has already wrapped up the number one seed for Class 4-A, District 4 with a 2-0 mark while at 0-2 North Bullitt will go on the road in November as the number four seeds.

  • Hardin bids to become county judge

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - For the next couple of months, it won’t be difficult to find a candidate for the office of Bullitt County Judge/Executive in the courthouse.

    Incumbent Melanie Roberts has filed her intentions to run for a second term and David Strange, director of the Bullitt County History Museum, located in the courthouse, has filed for the Democratic nomination.

    Add Kenny Hardin, director of the Bullitt County Drug Task Force, with its office in the courthouse, as the latest candidate to file.

  • This Week in Sports...

    FOOTBALL

    Friday, October 23:

    **LaRue County at Bullitt East (D) (HC). 7:30 p.m.

    **John Hardin at Bullitt Central (D). 7:30 p.m.

    **North Bullitt at Marion County (D). 7:30 p.m.

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    VOLLEYBALL

    Monday-Thursday, October 19-22: