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Today's News

  • Bullitt East FFA program selected to be among Kentucky's top 10

     The Bullitt East High School agriculture program is one of the Top 10 in Kentucky.

    Agriculture students placed fifth in the writing assessment on end-of-course out of 138 programs across the Commonwealth during the 2013-2014 school year.

    Brandon K. Davis, State Supervisor of Agricultural Education for the Kentucky Department of Education, applauded the effort.

  • Lady Chargers win opener North

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Outscoring visiting Presentation in each quarter, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers got the 2014-15 season off on the right foot on Tuesday of last week as they beat the Toppers 70-51.

         The Lady Chargers jumped out to a 19-9 lead and were never seriously challenged the rest of the way.

         It was actually the second game of the season for Presentation as they had won the night before, beating Waggener 62-49.

  • Sharpe explodes for 30, but Chargers not sharp in win

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – An ugly win or a pretty loss?

         If given a choice, most high school coaches will take the first choice including veteran Bullitt East mentor Bob Blackburn. Still, that said, that doesn’t mean the coach has to be beaming after the ugly win. He just has to accept it.

  • Lady Cougars show plenty of potential in win

    BARDSTOWN – The first real outing for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars was a strong one on Tuesday as they took an early lead at Thomas Nelson and then remained in control the rest of the way before winning 55-43.

         The final score was not indicative of the way that Bullitt Central controlled the game. The maroon and gray were on top 54-33 with less than four minutes to play before the Lady Generals went on a scoring run that never endangered who would win the game.

  • Shepherdsville adds fire truck; new firehouse plans put on hold

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - While the Shepherdsville Fire Department continues to wait on the return of a damaged firetruck, the Shepherdsville City Council approved the purchase of another used truck.

    The council approved the purchase of a 2001 Pierce Rescue-Engine, at a cost of $200,000, during a special meeting.

    Mayor Scott Ellis said fire chief Layne Troutman was in Pennsylvania visiting Fenton Fire Equipment, who was selling the truck.

    According to Ellis, the original cost of the truck was estimated at $650,000.

  • MW park proposal not welcome by everyone

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--The Mount Washington city council still has a long way to go before they get a recreation facility.

    At a recent special meeting, a few citizens raised questions about the park concept being placed at the business park.

    Carl Marrilla, a owner at the business park, said he would like to see a park be built but not in that location.

    He said he was asked about 12 years ago to sign agreements stating his land would only be utilized in certain ways.

  • Light Up Shepherdsville

    Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived at the Shepherdsville City Park on Friday night atop a Shepherdsville fire truck. Despite a constant drizzle, several dozen children came out to see Santa, who was led by Rudolph on this foggy night. This year, only the front of the park will be lit up through the end of the year.

  • Hatfield resigns from SE fire board

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- They may not have the ability to remove him as fire chief. However, Bullitt Fiscal Court is taking every opportunity to turn up the heat on Southeast Bullitt fire chief Julius Hatfield.

  • Georgia man guilty in string of armed robberies

     LOUISVILLE – A convicted felon from Georgia pleaded guilty in United States District Court today before United States Magistrate Judge Dave Whalin announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

    The federal charges stemmed from “Project Recoil,” the on-going partnership of multiple Jefferson County, Kentucky law enforcement agencies, developed by U.S. Attorney Hale, to maximize penalties for the most violent offenders and to reduce violent crime in our community.

  • Dishon murder trial scheduled

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Trial dates have been set for the remaining charges against a man who allegedly killed his niece back in 1999.