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Today's News

  • MWMS's Okruch wins state discus

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Mount Washington Middle School eighth-grader Andrew Okruch came through on his final throw Saturday to win the state championship in the discus at the Kentucky Track and Cross-Country Coaches Association Middle School State Championships.

    The event was held at Paul Dunbar High School in Lexington.

    Bullitt East track coach Lenny Raley took seven middle school athletes that will feed into his program to Lexington for the meet. All of the runners competed under the Bullitt East name.

  • Six titles in a row feels sweet at Bullitt East

    FAIRDALE - Winning never gets old.

    That’s good for the Bullitt East baseball program as the red and gold picked up a sixth straight district baseball title on Thursday when they beat North Bullitt 9-1. It was the fourth consecutive win in the 24th District after the team won the last two titles in the old 29th District.

    This year’s senior class is the third to play for head coach Jeff Bowles and to never have lost a district tournament game.

  • Chargers move past Portland Christian in regional tourney

    LOUISVILLE - The Bullitt East Chargers had a tight game for a couple of innings Monday before pulling away for a 14-4 victory over Portland Christian in the opening round of the Sixth Region baseball tournament.

    Coach Jeff Bowles' team advances to a 5 p.m. game on Wednesday against DeSales, which turned back Holy Cross behind the pitching of Bullitt Countian Jay Barnett.

    The winner on Wednesday will advance to the championship game on Thursday at 8 p.m. at University of Louisville's Patterson Field, site of the semifinal match as well.

  • Bullitt East Baseball advances to state finals

    HODGENVILLE - The Bullitt East Chargers baseball team advances to the state tournament with a win in the deciding game of the Section 3 Semi-State Baseball Tournament.

    Bullitt East took two out of three from Elizabethtown, winning the final game 6-0 Saturday night.

    The win qualified Bullitt East for the state tournament hosted at Applebee's Park in Lexington. They are scheduled to play Thursday against South Laurel at 1:30 p.m.

    Bullitt East enters the state tournament with a 30-8 record.

    Justin Jones was named Semi-State Tournament MVP.

  • Man indicted for attempted murder

    BROOKS — A northern Bullitt County man has been indicted on the charge of attempted murder.

    John A. Burbank, 40, who entered a not guilty plea, has been indicted for attempted murder, first degree burglary and three counts of wanton endangerment.

    He remains in the Bullitt County Detention Center on a $1 million bond.

    According to the indictment, Burbank allegedly shot Timothy Gibson, a neighbor off Brooks Schoolhouse Road, on Feb. 19.

    Burbank allegedly went into Gibson’s home and then began shooting the victim.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: May-June 2009

    Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events - May 2009

    4-8:

    TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK

     

    4:

    Bullitt Central High PTSA Board Meeting at 5:30pm

    Maryville Elementary PTA Meeting/Election at 7pm

    Zoneton Middle PTSA Board Meeting at 5:30pm

     

    5:

    Bullitt East High Ring Ceremony at 6:45pm

    Bernheim Middle SBDM Meeting at 5pm

    Freedom Elementary Faculty Meeting (if needed) at 4pm

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK

    The Department of Highways District 5 Office advises motorists to be aware of impending construction on Interstate 65 from the KY 61 underpass in Bullitt County to a half mile north of the Outer Loop in Jefferson County (mile points 118.5 to 127.5).  Work will begin the week of June 1 to repair the concrete pavement in this area.

    The roadway may be reduced to two lanes Mondays through Thursdays from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning, and weekends from 9:00 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday.

  • 2009 Regional Track and Field Championships: East’s Stevens, Bozarth head group to state

    NEW CASTLE - Bullitt East track coach Lenny Raley wasn’t a very optimistic coach an hour into Saturday’s Class AA Regional Championships at Henry County High School.

  • Drowning victim Anthony Reynolds still not recovered from lake

    TAYLORSVILLE -- Divers are continuing their search for the body of a Bullitt County man who has been missing since Friday morning at Taylorsville Lake.

    Thirty-six-year-old Anthony W. Reynolds, of Shepherdsville, was last seen around 10 a.m. Friday after apparently losing control of the boat he was driving, said Lt. Shane Carrier of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife. Carrier said that Reynolds was test driving a client's boat that he had repaired, when witnesses said the vessel made an abrupt right turn causing Reynolds to be ejected from the port, or left, side.

  • Red Crow Pow Wow set for two-day run Saturday, Sunday

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Native Americans are proud of their heritage.

    And Linda Dishon is proud of the resurgence of the Red Crow Indian Council’s annual Pow Wow.

    For the sixth straight year, the intertribal pow wow will be held at the First Street Park in Shepherdsville. The Spirit of the Eagle will be on Saturday and Sunday, June 6-7.

    “It’s a beautiful place,” Dishon said of the park. “I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.”