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Today's News

  • Scottish Rite honors students for special effort

     Dozens of middle and high school students were recognized during the 29th annual Bullitt County Scottish Rite program at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Students are nominated by teachers for honors based on their academic efforts. Educators and school principals are usually in the audience showing their support.

  • BE’s Masden, Wilson nab fourth-place finishes at state

     LOUISVILLE – A pair of fourth-place finishes highlighted an active day for local track athletes at the Class 3-A Kentucky State Track and Field Championships on Saturday at the University of Kentucky.

    In the end, Bullitt East finished with nine points in the girls’ division with 36 schools scoring at least one point. North Bullitt collected one point in the meet.

    On the boys’ side, Bullitt East finished with five points with 38 teams posting at least one top eight finish in the 18 events.

  • Mount Washington police need help identifying individuals

                MOUNT WASHINGTON— The Mount Washington Police Department is asking for help in identifying two individuals for an ongoing investigation.

                Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mount Washington Police Department at 502-538-8143 or call Bullitt County Dispatch after 5 p.m. at 502-543-7074.

  • Chargers beat North, will play for state

     LOUISVILLE -- The Bullitt East Chargers are one step away from returning to the state baseball tournament.

  • Bullitt Central inducts newest class to Hall of Fame

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The fifth class of inductees to the Bullitt Central High School Hall of Fame was recently honored with a reception at the school.

    The inductees included:

    *Ethel Armstrong -- started in school food services when Bullitt Central opened in 1970 and served her entire 27-year career in the BCHS cafeteria. She served her final six years as manager and the food services went from running in the red to producing a producing a surplus.

  • North returning to semis

      HEBRON ESTATES -- Can an 18-0 victory in the regional opener be a bad thing?

    Well, not really.

    Coach Mike Nally saw his North Bullitt Lady Eagles steamroll into the Region Six semifinals for a second straight year by lopsided scores.

    This Monday, it was North Bullitt sending the Doss Dragons back home.

    The 18-0 victory contained only three innings of play.

    Katie Brewer got all nine players she faced for a perfect game victory.

  • Cold bats end BE’s run

     SHIVELY – A season filled with so much promise and hope ended with a whimper on Monday as the Bullitt East Lady Chargers dropped a 1-0 decision to Butler in the first-round of the Sixth Region Softball Tournament.

  • Couch named new Charger basketball coach

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – New Bullitt East basketball coach Jason Couch may have sounded a little like a local beauty pageant contestant last Friday when he raved about the small town atmosphere in Mount Washington and the nearness to the big city.

    Just moments earlier, Couch had his first meeting with his new players and he made it clear that he was taking over a very successful program and that when he leaves, whenever that is, that Bullitt East will still have a winning program.

  • Support the Crusade

     Each year during the first weekend of June, Kentuckiana has an opportunity to support what may be the best community-based fund-raiser in the world.

    The WHAS Crusade for Children is that special time that we can come together to support those with special needs.

    It would be a surprise if every person does not have someone who has had a child receive assistance from Kosair Children’s Hospital, a major benefactor of the Crusade efforts.

  • Physician guilty of illegal drug distribution

     BOWLING GREEN – A Franklin, Kentucky, physician pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court before Magistrate Judge H. Brent Brennenstuhl to charges of the illegal distribution of controlled substances by way of prescribing opiate pain medications outside of the course of professional medical practice and without a legitimate medial purpose, announced U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.