Today's News

  • Bullitt Central comes up short against Oldham

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Just 24-hours after being maimed by Bullitt East on their home court, the Bullitt Central Cougars had to get on a bus Tuesday and head to Buckner to take on Oldham County, another team that has played in the last two state basketball tournaments.

  • Mercy again has BE’s number

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Just days before learning that they had once again qualified for the Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament at the end of January, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers found out that they still have a long way to go to compete in their own district.

  • BE’s Woodruff opts for baseball close to home

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - It just seems that Bullitt East senior outfielder Jacob Woodruff has been playing for the Chargers for the past decade.

  • NB’s Lloyd signs for baseball in the hills

     HEBRON ESTATES - After a breakout junior season that saw him shift to the middle of the North Bullitt batting order, Tyler Lloyd got the pay-off recently when he signed to play baseball at Pikeville College starting next fall.

  • Lotta pink at Little Flock hoops game

     Little Flock Christian Academy’s boys’ basketball teams did something a little more suited for the girls - a Pink Out!

  • Cat killer receives five-year sentence

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man who entered a guilty plea on the brutal killing of eight cats in late 2010 called his actions "monstrous" on Friday morning.

    And Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress must have agreed.

    Alex Daniel Phelps, 26, was sentenced to five years in prison on his guilty plea on eight counts of torture of a cat causing severe physical injury or death.

    Each Class D count received a five-year sentence with each running concurrently for a total of five years in prison.

  • BBB warns about Super Bowl scams

       The Super Bowl is right around the corner! Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to be on the lookout for counterfeit memorabilia and phony game tickets.

    Counterfeit Memorabilia

  • 2013 Legislative Session Focuses on
Many Issues Affecting Kentucky

      With the holiday season behind us, the General Assembly returned to Frankfort this week to prepare to deal with several crucial issues facing our Commonwealth.

    The first task of the 2013 Legislative Session was to elect leadership for our respective caucuses, receive committee assignments and essentially get our footing as we get ready for the work ahead of us.  It’s also a time of transition as new members prepare for their first legislative session.

  • Two more plead guilty in Bullitt, Jefferson case

      LOUISVILLE – Two more defendants charged in a conspiracy to distribute oxycodone in Jefferson County and Bullitt County, Kentucky pleaded guilty in United States District Court this week announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.Teresa Sandlin, age 49, and Jerry Sandlin, age 43, both from Louisville, entered guilty pleas before U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II, on January 7, 2013.

  • A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

     The 2013 legislative session of the Kentucky General Assembly opened this week with the election of new leaders who will help us navigate many important issues in the weeks to come. 

    House Speaker Greg Stumbo, Majority Leader Rocky Adkins, Speaker Pro Tem Larry Clark and Majority Whip Tommy Thompson retained their posts. The House elected its first female member of leadership with Rep. Sannie Overly as Caucus Chair.  This team brings a broad spectrum of experience to our leadership team and I look forward to working with them over the next two years.