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Today's News

  • Man indicted again in death of his father after fight

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man who was originally charged with the murder of his father has been indicted once again by the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

    Joseph W. Shepherd was re-indicted on the charge of murder in the June 5, 2017, death of Paul Shepherd.

    It was a case where Paul Shepherd tried to stop Joseph Shepherd from leaving.

    The son then allegedly fought with his father, which resulted in the death.

  • BASEBALL - East wins and advances over Fairdale

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – There are no style points in baseball.

    In addition, in the post-season, nobody asks if the game was beautiful, only did you win or lose.

    While it wasn’t always a thing of beauty, the Bullitt East Chargers won and advanced on Monday, beating former district rival Fairdale 8-2 in an opening round game of the Sixth Region Tournament.

  • BASEBALL - Eagles shine in beating DeSales

     HEBRON ESTATES — Forget the record. The North Bullitt Eagles feel they are still a team to be in the hunt for a Sixth Region baseball title.

    On Monday, they put pitching, defense and timely hitting together to defeat DeSales 9-1 in the opening round of the regional tournament.

    This is a DeSales program which has been to the regional final the past three years.

    On Monday, veteran skipper Brian Wise put senior ace Alec Lush on the hill.

  • SOFTBALL - NB drops heartbreaker

     HEBRON ESTATES -- For the North Bullitt Lady Eagles, the softball season has had a lot of highs and lows.

    In the Sixth Region opener on Monday, the team had some more highs and a few more lows in a 9-8 loss in extra innings to the Jeffersontown Lady Chargers.

    Coach Chad Laswell’s team fell behind but battled back to take an 8-4 lead going to the final inning.

    That’s when the visitors hit a couple of long fly balls to knot the score.

  • Memorial Day accident

     On Monday afternoon, another accident occurred at the Preston Highway/Adam Shepherd Parkway intersection.

    Accidents and near misses are a daily occurrence at the intersection as road construction continues.

    Sports editor Mike Farner was sitting in his office when the accident occurred.

    Shepherdsville police and fire and Bullitt County EMS responded.

  • HAT MAKING

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— Seniors at Elmcroft Senior Living got in the Derby spirit by creating their own Churchill Downs-worthy fascinators and hats.

    Earlier in the week, volunteers from J&J Ceramics in Mount Washington helped to paint their own ceramic racehorses, which were displayed for other residents and visitors to see. The week ended with a Derby viewing party where the fascinators were shown off to all who joined.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of May 27, 2018

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • AARP DERBY

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Seniors gathered at the monthly AARP meeting in Mount Washington to celebrate Derby and Mothers Day. Women were encouraged to wear their best hats and a bundle of roses were presented to the judges’ favorite. A special singer performed a melody of classic love songs while Mike Mann accompanied him on piano.

    The Mount Washington AARP Chapter 4613 meets on the first Thursday of every month at noon at the Ralph Lutes Senior Center, located at 300 Delania Drive next to Busy Lady Quilts.

  • Walk-off hit is a heartbreaker for East

            FERN CREEK – Despite collecting seven hits, two more than Jeffersontown, it was the Bullitt East Lady Chargers that went home filled with frustration from the semi-finals of the 24th District Softball Tournament at Fern Creek.

    In fact, Jeffersontown had just three hits through six innings off Bullitt East pitcher Karley Dawson. However, the ‘other’ Lady Chargers had two hits in the bottom of the seventh inning including a two-out single that plated the winning run in a 2-1 Jeffersontown victory.

  • Second day is a nightmare for Central

     OKOLONA  -- For the second straight year, Bullitt Central baseball coach G.J. Moore left the  post-season shaking his head.

    And, for the second straight season, the Cougars finished the season with the most frustrating of losses.

    For the Cougars, “lightning” struck twice in a 7-6 loss to the host Southern Trojans.

    Leading 3-1 in the top of the seventh inning on Monday, umpires saw lightning in the sky. That suspended the District 23 tourney opener to Tuesday afternoon.