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Today's News

  • Florida cures BE’s softball blues

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Just before leaving for Florida and spring break, the Bullitt East softball team picked up a huge victory over arch-rival Butler by a 2-1 score.

    That win seemed to snap the Lady Chargers out of some early-season doldrums and coach Ricky Hoffman’s team won its first three games in Florida at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex before dropping a tough 4-3 decision in the final game of the week.

  • North still seeking a winning streak

     HEBRON ESTATES – The start of the 2017 season hasn’t been exactly what first-year North Bullitt softball coach Neal Hornback was hoping for in terms of wins and losses, but the team has shown enough ability that they should be in the thick of things when the regular season district games used for seeding start early next week.

    Coming out of two games on Saturday at the Tates Creek Spring Fling, the Lady Eagles had just one win in the first ten games of the season.

  • Convicted felon gets 17 years on federal drug trafficking charges

     BOWLING GREEN – A Warren County, Kentucky, convicted felon was sentenced in United States District Court by District Judge Greg N. Stivers to 17 years in prison followed by a ten year period of supervised release for his role in a conspiracy to distribute crystal methamphetamine announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.  There is no parole in the federal system.

  • Holy Week Services

     First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville hosted its annual Holy Week services, which run through Friday at Noon.

    On Monday, St. Aloysius deacon Ted Luckett brought the message and the St. Aloysius choir led the singing.

    The services begin at noon and conclude by 12:30 p.m., with a light lunch served immediately after the worship service.

    Each day includes different speakers from St. Aloysius Catholic, Hebron Presbyterian, Davidson Memorial United Methodist, Family Worship Center and First Baptist.

  • Issues dogged county long enough...time to solve them

     We are normally not all that excited when the way to solve a problem is to form a committee or a task force.

    However, Bullitt County Judge Melanie Roberts may have reached the only possible solution to the barks and howls over the operation of the animal shelter when she recommended a committee.

    Of course, we’ve not seen a committee where the entire fiscal court is part of the group. But, we’ll give it a shot.

    Currently, there is no possbile chance that the current animal control director and the county judge will agree on anything.

  • BE beats three teams, falls to one team -- twice

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – If it were not for Oakwood High School, a team from Dayton, Ohio, it would have been a great spring break trip to Florida for the Bullitt East Chargers.

    Instead, it was just a pretty good week for the red and gold as the team beat three other squads who were all at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Kissimmee, Florida.

  • Eagles find winning ways in South Carolina

      MYRTLE BEACH – The annual pilgrimage to the Cal Ripken Experience in South Carolina was just what the coaches ordered for the North Bullitt Eagles.

    In their annual trip to the beach, the Eagles came home with a 4-1 record against some pretty good competition.

    “It was a really, really good week,” said head coach Brian Wise. “We got some good pitching and we hit the ball well.”

    As the Eagles prepared to enter District 23 play yesterday against Southern, Wise felt the adventure to South Carolina worked out well.

  • BC spends a lot of Florida trip doing zip

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – How often does a high school student get to wake-up, hear that school has been cancelled due to weather concerns and then goes and spends the day sitting on a beach.

    That is exactly what the Bullitt Central baseball team got to do last Wednesday during the squad’s trip to the Panama City Beach Bash during spring break.

  • New animal control committee to hold first meeting on April 12

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With issues continuing at the Bullitt County Animal Shelter, a committee has been formed.

    Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts said that she felt there was a need to form a group of individuals who are interested in making changes at the shelter.

    In her desire to form the committee, Roberts recommended magistrates Dennis Mitchell and Gary Lawson; deputy county judge Lisa Craddock; assistant animal control director Angie Greenup; county treasurer Kenann Sharp; along with citizens Terri Bohannon and David Waters.

  • Baby shower helps expectant, new parents

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — It takes a village to raise a child and the Bullitt County Health Department is working to make sure the resources are known about.

    For over 15 years, the health department has organized a community baby shower for expecting parents and parents of children up to 12 months old.

    “The goal is to let pregnant women know about the resources in this county and surrounding counties,” Bullitt County Health Department Health Education Coordinator Liz McGuire said.