Today's News

  • Skilled nursing facility settles false claims allegations

     LOUISVILLE – New Oaklawn Investments, LLC, d/b/a Oaklawn Health and Rehabilitation Center and Elmcroft Senior Living, Inc., a Louisville based skilled nursing facility, agreed to pay $5,191,470 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by submitting false claims for payment to the Medicare Program, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Former local players shining in the college world

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – Two former local athletes have made changing colleges work out over the past year.

    One of those is former Bullitt East basketball standout Tyler Sharpe. After playing one season as a walk-on at the University of Louisville, Sharpe decided last summer to transfer to a spot where he could get a little more playing time.

  • East’s Perdue decides to play football at Georgetown

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East senior Hunter Perdue will be the first to say that the recruiting process was not as easy for him as it is for some others.

    After rushing for 1,918 yards on 197 carries as a junior and scoring 22 touchdowns, Perdue was thinking about NCAA Division I programs.

  • Sex-related indictment dates back to 2015

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man has been indicted for sex-related offenses dating back to 2015.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury indicted Steve Daugherty on the felony charges of incest, sodomy, sexual abuse and being a persistent felony offender.

    According to the indictment, Daugherty allegedly committed the acts between June 1, 2015, and July 25, 2016.

    During that period, he had sexual contact with a person less than 16 years of age that he should have known was related.

  • Governor, come watch teachers in action

     Dear Gov. Matt Bevin:

    In response to your recent interview, I would like to formally invite you to observe the teachers at Bullitt Central High School to personally witness just how “selfish and short-sighted” they really are.

    If you get here early enough (and I mean EARLY!), you will see the following: 

    *Teachers getting here before their contractual work day begins to meet with students that have been absent or are perhaps just “not quite getting it”;

  • BE’s Stallings joins KABC Court of Honor

     Bullitt East Lady Charger head coach Chris Stallings was recently honored with the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches Court of Honor award.

    Stallings was presented the honor during the recent Girls’ Sweet Sixteen Tournament at the BB&T Arena in northern Kentucky.

    Besides the award that Stallings got that day, a commemorative brick will be installed in the KHSAA courtyard in recognition of Stallings’ accomplishments.

  • Long day, short week ends with win for the Chargers

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It wasn’t exactly the start to the season that anyone dreamed about, but a short week of action finally ended in a long day for the Bullitt East Chargers on Friday.

    Still, despite what was a ‘forgettable’ week on many fronts, the red and gold got a 3-2 victory over East Jessamine in the only game the team could play during the week.

  • North drops season-opener

     LOUISVILLE – If you’ve been in the game long enough, you might think you’ve seen it all.

    And, then comes something new.

    For North Bullitt baseball coach Brian Wise, that “new” came on Friday when his Eagles visited Holy Cross.

    The home team would score all six of its runs — without the virtue of a hit.

    Holy Cross defeated North Bullitt 6-1 in the season opener for the Eagles.

    “You do this long enough, you see just about everything,” said Wise.

  • BC wins after the snow; North falls before the snow

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – Mother Nature was the winner during what should have been the opening week of the high school softball season.

    Instead, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers never got on the field last week while Bullitt Central and North Bullitt played just once despite having full schedules for the week.

    The lone win was turned in by Bullitt Central on Friday as the maroon and gray traveled to Radcliff and got the best of John Hardin by a 14-12 score.

  • Happy Easter

     The rain couldn’t stop the Easter Egg Hunt at the Wall Street Park in Lebanon Junction.

    Well, it did turn it into a visit with the Easter Bunny and get a basket of goodies.

    Wet grounds and rain stopped the actual egg hunt.

    But the kids didn’t seem to mind.