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Today's News

  • BE slips past nemeses Butler 2-1

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It was a classic pitcher’s duel on Thursday between two teams that started the season ranked among the top dozen teams in the state when Bullitt East played host to its longtime thorn-in-the-side foe Butler.

    In the end, it was Bullitt East hurler Taylor Roby who got the best of Bearettes starter Annabelle Ramirez as the Lady Chargers pulled out a 2-1 victory.

    This was the first meeting between the rivals since Butler claimed a 1-0 victory a year ago in the first round of the Sixth Region tournament.

  • North falls late to Crimsons 6-4

     HEBRON ESTATES – After struggling at the start of the season, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles seem to be slowly putting the pieces together

    First, after dropping the first six games of the season during which they averaged just a little over one run a game, the green and gold picked up a 15-4 victory on a trip over the river to take on Providence High School (In.).

    Then last week, in the only game the team had scheduled, North Bullitt stayed close with a strong Manual squad before giving up two runs in the top of the seventh inning and losing 6-4.

  • Stop child abuse forever

       In observance of Child Abuse Month in April, a nine-year-old student at Crossroads Elementary wrote the following essay:

  • Narcotics unit makes two major seizures

     The Bullitt County Narcotics Unit made two major busts recently.

    On March 13, detectives conducted an investigation involving the distibution of marijuana.

    They seized 25 pounds of marijuana, three handguns and approximately $4,000.

    At least three individuals are expected to be indicted. Due to the ongoing investigation, no further information is available.

    On March 28, three individuals were arrested after a major bust.

  • Michigan man sentenced for sex trafficking, interstate prostitution

     LOUISVILLE – David Q. Givhan, aka “Premier,” 35, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, was sentenced to 235 months in prison by United States District Court Judge David J. Hale, after being convicted by jury of one count of sex trafficking and three counts of interstate transportation for prostitution announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • April is National Safe Digging Month

     LEXINGTON – As warmer weather gives way to outdoor projects that call for digging into the ground, Kentucky Utilities Company and Louisville Gas and Electric Company urge area residents to remember three crucial numbers: 8-1-1.

  • Birthday Salute to Brenton Seeders

     Several hundred individuals of all ages and from all parts of the county converged on the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football field that Brenton Scott Seeders loved to play on.

    In honor of Brenton’s eighth birthday, family and friends let off balloons in his honor.

    The Mount Washington Colt competitor died suddenly on Feb. 15, 2017, at the age of seven. He was a second grader at Freedom Elementary.

  • Fight on drugs turns to focus on major cases

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- As a private citizen the past few years, Donnie Tinnell may have wondered if there was a working drug task force in Bullitt County.

    There hadn’t been a lot of publicity.

    There were no weekly press conferences.

    So, as he was appointed to fill out the remaining 22 months of sheriff David Greenwell’s term, Tinnell would definitely have the opportunity to see how much drug activity was being investigated.

  • Cougars get two early, then hold on to snap skid

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Over the past 15 years, the Bullitt Central Cougars have a dismal record against Bullitt East when it comes to baseball.

    However, on Thursday, Cougar junior Harrison Ijames put a 16-game losing streak in the rear view mirror as Bullitt Central recorded a 2-0 victory in the only regular season meeting between the two rivals this season.

    Since 2008, a span of nine games, Bullitt Central had not scored more than a single run in any of the losses to the Chargers.

  • Holt throws 1-hitter in second straight outing

     FAIRDALE — Fairdale was looking to pick up a game.

    North Bullitt had been rained out twice and needed a game.

    And the two schools are only five miles apart.

    So, lets play ball.

    In its only game before heading to Myrtle Beach for its annual Cal Ripken Experience, the North Bullitt Eagles hooked up with Fairdale.

    For a second straight game, Brendan Holt supplied his team with a one-hit performance en route to a 6-1 North Bullitt victory.