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Today's News

  • Race for county judge grows to five

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The fields are getting a bit more crowded for the 2010 elections.

    Besides the withdrawal of incumbent Danny Fackler from the jailer’s race, the biggest news of the week was the filing of former Shepherdsville mayor Joseph Sohm.

    Sohm became the third Democrat to put his name into the hat for the office of Bullitt County Judge/Executive.

    Sohm joins David Strange and Kenny Hardin in the battle to win the Democratic nomination.

  • Visa, FTC and BBB Partner to Educate Consumers about Online Scams

    WASHINGTON, DC ee" Today Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) joined the Federal Trade Commission and the Better Business Bureau in a press conference to alert consumers to online deceptive marketing practices associated with free trials with a negative option feature.

    According to a Visa survey, 29 percent of American consumers have fallen victim to deceptive marketing when unscrupulous e-commerce merchants require them to cancel or opt-out of a recurring charge for future products or services.

  • Bullitt Central JROTC decides to help families within its school

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - For years, the Bullitt Central JROTC cadets have collected non-perishable food items for the Shepherdsville food basket program.

        But, this year, the efforts were focused toward taking care of families within the Bullitt Central family which needed a little assistance during the holiday season.

        Working with the Bullitt Central Youth Services Center, over 60 families will receive assistance this Christmas.

  • MW man faces murder charge in stabbing

    LOUISVILLE - A Mount Washington man entered a not guilty plea on Monday in Jefferson District Court on a murder charge connected to the death of a former girlfriend.

    Nicholas Salfi, 28, of Mount Washington, has been charged with murder, attempted murder and tampering with physical evidence.

    According to Louisville Metro Police, Salfi went to the Eastern Jefferson County home of his former girlfriend, Kelly Doyle, 25, shortly before 3 a.m. on Saturday.

  • Bullitt education council meets with McCall

    A Bullitt County delegation, composed of members of the Bullitt County Education Council, met Dr. Michael McCall on Thursday, December 17th.

    Dr. McCall is the founding president and CEO of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS).

    The delegation was made up of local physician Dr. Mohana Arla, County Judge Melanie Roberts, State Representative Linda Belcher, Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce representative and PBI bank president Keith Griffee, and BCPS Superintendent Keith Davis.

  • Eastside overcomes Bobcats' shooting

    BERNHEIM -- Steady and strong got the best of spectacular on Thursday night in the ‘A’ Division Championship game of the Bullitt County Middle School Basketball Tournament at Bernheim Middle School.

    The Eastside Eagles, under the direction of head coach Jerry Troutman, did just about everything right, except making free throws, as they turned back the Bullitt Lick Bobcats 51-37 for the program’s second straight title.

  • 'B' final turns into a Sharpe affair for MW

    BERNHEIM -- With 90 seconds remaining in Thursday’s ‘B’ Division Championship of the Bullitt County Middle School Tournament, the Mount Washington Generals trailed the Eastside Eagles 38-28.

    Considering that Eastside had just reeled off the last 17 points of the game, the view was not very pleasant for the Generals.

  • Teen's court hearing Tuesday morning in infant murder

    BROOKS - A man has been charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend's four-month-old son.

    And his bond has been set at $1 million cash.

    Samuel David Harris, 18, remains in the Bullitt County Detention Center on an upgraded charge of murder.

    Harris is charged with the beating death of his girlfriend's son, Aiden.

    The twin son, Braiden, who spent several days in Kosair Children's Hospital with injuries suspected to have also been caused by Harris, has since been released and taken into the custody of state child protective services.

  • Lady Chargers drop two in big holiday events

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Yes Virginia, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers did make it home for Christmas in 2009. They just didn’t stay home very long over the holidays.

    Playing in two of the top girls’ tournaments in the state, the Lady Chargers posted a 6-2 record playing in the Republic Bank Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic and then the Culver’s Lady Gator Holiday Classic in Bowling Green. The red and gold lost one game in each of the two events.

  • East starts LIT play Tuesday

    LOUISVILLE - The revamped Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament will start tonight with a new format and only one team from outside of Jefferson County - the Bullitt East Chargers.

    This will be the fourth trip to the LIT for the Chargers, but the first time that they will be there on equal footing with all the other teams. The three previous trips all had Bullitt East as one of the four ‘invited’ teams.

    This is the first season in which the Chargers became part of the pool of teams eligible for the tournament from the Sixth and Seventh Regions.