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Today's News

  • Chargers’ O’Brien ready to follow pipeline to Brescia

        MOUNT WASHINGTON – Brescia University in Owensboro has suddenly built a pipeline to the Bullitt East baseball program and no one was happier about that than senior Troy O’Brien who recently signed to play for the Bearcats.
        When all is said and done from the past season, when the Chargers won the Sixth Region title and advanced to the Final Four of the State Tournament, four of the team’s nine seniors will be playing for Brescia starting this fall.

  • BE to rely on big junior class

         MOUNT WASHINGTON – The past few seasons has not been as successful as some other seasons for the Bullitt East Chargers, but fueled by a junior class with 14 members, veteran head coach Mike Brangers is looking to continue an uptick started late last season.

  • Business gets closer to Fox Chase limits

        FOX CHASE - The city of Fox Chase is primarily a residential area located within Northern Bullitt County.
        However, with Preston Highway expanding a little closer to city limits, there is concern for potential business growth along the Preston corridor bordering the city limits.
        Rocky Comito, the Fox Chase representative on the Bullitt County Joint Planning and Zoning Commission, discussed the situation at the July city council meeting.

  • Dana Brown will lead Overdale Elem.

        HILLVIEW -- Dana Brown has been named Overdale Elementary School Principal following the departure of Adrienne Usher as the district Director of Elementary Education.
        “I am honored that the Overdale Elementary School community has chosen me to be their new principal,” Brown said. “I am also very excited about the journey we will take together to further the wonderful things already taking place there.”

  • Network Associates ready to help you

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - An area computer solutions company is ready to further its assistance in the Bullitt County Area.
        Network Advocates, based in Louisville, has officially joined the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce.
        Locally owned, Network Advocates has provided 18 years of computer solutions for businesses, receiving an A+ grade from the Better Business Bureau.
        President Tom Troutman said the company’s goal was to provide secure IT for businesses big or small.

  • Ky. Eye vision takes it to new ‘sight’

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Kentucky Eye Care had a vision to move forward in the community.
        The local company first opened in August 2014 on Joe B. Hall Ave. next to Seven County Services.
        A ribbon cutting was hosted to celebrate the company’s new location on Adam Shepherd Parkway in the Shepherd’s Crossing Shopping Center.
        Opthamologist Lucy Franklin said the business moved into the new location to allow more space for other services.

  • Summer Camps: Brooks Elementary

        BROOKS - Summer camps at Brooks Elementary were all about the students.
         A number of camps were hosted at the school thanks to grant funding issued through the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21CCLC).
        Program coordinator Angie Gray said funding allowed the school to offer various healthy and educational camps at lower or no cost to students and families.

  • Fire District board to move meetings back to main firehouse

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While there was come concern over which seven of the eight board members who sat on the table, the Southeast Bullitt Fire District Board took action to return its meetings to old surroundings.

    The board unanimously voted to change the meeting dates to the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. 

    And they also unanimously voted to have the meetings at the main firehouse on Highway 245.

  • Truck, tractor pulling at fairgrounds Saturday

      CLERMONT -- There’s nothing like a good truck pull to draw out a crowd.

    No matter what part of the state or region the event is held, big crowds are sure to follow.

    On Saturday, Aug. 13, the Battle of the Bluegrass pulling series will again make its stop in Bullitt County.

    Eight divisions will try to pull the biggest weight the farthest distance on the Bullitt County Fairgrounds track.

  • Lady Chargers set to make another run at the Jaguars

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – There is no greater broken record in area sports than the Sixth Region girls’ soccer tournament.

    In 2016, Bullitt East is once again out to break that record.

    Over the past four seasons, since the present alignment has been put into place, the Lady Chargers have lost 12 straight games to Mercy. Four of those came in the championship game of the Sixth Region Tournament, four came in the final of the 24th District Tournament and four came during the regular season.