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Today's News

  • Beautiful Music

     The Zoneton Middle School eighth-grade band took first place in the Kings Island Music in the Parks competition earlier this summer.

    The band competed in the competed in the middle school concert division and received a superior rating.

    They also took home the trophy for best overall for middle scool concert bands.

    The band is under the direction of Eve Witt.

  • Reece could be part of an All-BE outfield at Spalding

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – When it comes time for that big college destination decision, one key aspect always comes down to location.

    Some high school seniors want to be a little further from home while some others would prefer to stay in the area. That might even be more important for an athlete, as being close to home can mean family being able to continue following the exploits on the field.

  • KSP charges Louisville man with child sex exploitation

     LOUISVILLE On July 26, 2017, at approximately 3:30 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested James T. Skaggs, 35, on charges related to possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

    Skaggs was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect uploading images of child sexual exploitation online.  

  • Beshear: Louisville man arrested for child porn possession

     FRANKFORT – Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Cyber Crimes Unit announced today that a Louisville man was arrested for possession of child pornography.

    Jeremy D. Summarell, 44, of Louisville was charged with four counts of possession of child pornography, a Class D felony.

    This investigation began when Summarell uploaded several exploitative photos of a minor family member to a foreign file sharing website and requested others to share similar images with him.

  • Bullitt County continues to prosper thanks to tourism-related activities

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Tourism isn’t all billboards and brochures.

    In Bullitt County, tourism means jobs, outsider spending, tax spending and community growth.

    A study conducted by Certec, Inc. of Versailles reported that tourism supported 1,746 jobs in Bullitt County, down 155 from last year. However, daily, $91,226 is generated from those jobs to worker paychecks, up from $86,116 last year.

  • Principals attend leadership academy

     Several Bullitt County Public School administrators from each grade level have been selected to participate in the Kentucky Chamber Foundation’s Leadership Institute for School Principals.

    Matthew Treadway of Freedom Elementary School, Annemarie Landry of Nichols Elementary School, Katie Stephens of Bernheim Middle School and Chris Mason of Bullitt East High School are four of only 48 Kentucky principals picked to attend an executive-level training session in July at The BB&T Leadership Institute in High Point, North Carolina.

  • Langley knew early that he wanted to play at Spalding

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Unlike a lot of high school seniors, Bullitt East’s Mitchell Langley knew where he was going to college way back last fall.

    In fact, Langley recalls the exact day that he contacted Spalding University head coach Matt Downs and committed.

    “It was back on Oct. 8,” the outfielder recalled. “I never wavered from that.”

  • Man charged with assault in park

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man has been charged with improper sexual contact with a woman on Monday evening in the Shepherdsville City Park.

  • Couple runs in all 120 counties after Bullitt dash

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Fourth of July celebrations aren’t just fireworks and hot dogs.

    For one Midway couple, this Independence Day was about celebrating the completion of a bucket list item the size of Kentucky.

    Ambrose and Karen Wilson ran in their 120th 5K in their 120th Kentucky county.

    Inspired by Lexington-based friend Liam McNealon, Ambrose, 66, and Karen, 59, teamed with their runner friends to complete the same task.

    “After he did it, we all just thought we should do it, too,” Debbie Biddle, 58, said.

  • BIG PURPLE... Drug awareness event Saturday

     PIONEER VILLAGE - If you have a loved one who is battling a drug addiction, or if you are personally battling an addiction, then The Big Purple Event is something to consider attending.

    The second annual event will take place Saturday, July 29, at the Zoneton Fire Station on Preston Highway.

    The event is co-hosted by the Bullitt Opioid Addiction Team (BOAT) along with Break the Chains of Addiction, a group formerly known as Walking for Wellness Bullitt County.