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Today's News

  • 2018 Cougar Hoops Camp

     There was a strong turn out recently for the Bullitt Central Cougar Hoops Camp. This was the second year that the annual event has been under the direction of Jessie Curry.

    The biggest event o the four-day camp was the Camp Game on the last day. The large number of campers were split into two teams with each age group playing for five minutes with the score carrying over as older and older players rotated onto the court. The game even brought out a large number of parents to watch.

  • Alex Young named new Eagle hoops coach

     HEBRON ESTATES – After two months without a head coach, North Bullitt last Monday removed the ‘interim’ tag from Alex Young and promoted the top assistant the last several years under Korey Craddock to the top job in the boys’ basketball program.

    At one point in June, the school did not have a principal, athletic director or boys’ basketball coach. Once those dominos started falling, Young stood out amongst a strong group of candidates.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of July 1, 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.

  • CGES’ Flachbart to be part of leadership course

     Cedar Grove Elementary School’s Bryan Flachbart has been selected to participate in the 2018 Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s Foundation Leadership Institute for School Principals.

    Flachbart is one of 40 principals around the Commonwealth who will begin a year-long executive level leadership training course usually reserved for the nation’s top CEOs. 

  • Morningside Drive looks to be in store for resurfacing work

     PIONEER VILLAGE - It’s known as the cut-through, and it’s also known for its potholes, but it should receive substantial upgrades in the near future.

    The Pioneer Village City Council is accepting bids for paving improvements along Morningside Drive, located off of the John Harper Highway.

    In past years the city was not responsible for the roadway’s upkeep. The roadway was on private property belonging to Jim Walser. The city now owns the road and hopes to make substantial improvements.

  • No local projects in initial bridge program

     FRANKFORT -- Bridges throughout the nation have fallen into states of disrepair.

    The lack of revenue has been a key issue in the lack of maintenance for the county’s bridge system.

    Gov. Matt Bevin and the General Assembly have implemented Bridging Kentucky.

    Over the next six years, the state intends to spend $700 million to repair and restore 1,000 bridges in all 120 counties.

    However, in the first round of repairs, Bullitt County will not be part of the program.

  • Ten charged in national health care fraud takedown

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman today announced the results of a health care fraud sweep in the Western District of Kentucky as part of the national health care fraud takedown led by the Justice Department.

    The law enforcement takedown, in the Western District of Kentucky, resulted in charges against ten individuals for their alleged participation in health care fraud schemes, to include unlawful dispensing of controlled substances, including opioids.

  • INDOT Plans to Close Portion of Interstate 65 in Indianapolis on July 1

     INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will close portions of I-65 in Indianapolis beginning on July 1 and anticipate opening the interstate back to traffic on Aug. 5. American Contracting & Services Inc. has been contracted to rehab seven bridges along the stretch of I-65. This is not part of the highly-publicized North Split project.

  • Jacob Hall attends agricultural institute

     Bullitt County high school junior Jacob Hall recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).

    Hall and 45 other high school students from around the state attended the five-day summer leadership conference, held June 10-14 at Murray State University. 

    An identical IFAL conference was also held June 17-21 at the University of Kentucky for an additional 46 students. 

  • PV police catch pair of juveniles after thefts catch juveniles breaking into vehicles

     Pioneer Village police officers made an arrest of two juvenile males.

    Police were called after reports of the two males dressed in all black who were looking into vehicles on Running Creek Drive.

    The two fled police on foot but were eventually taken into custody on Summers Drive in the city of Hillview.

    Both were charged by the police department with theft by unlawful taking and one was also charged with possession of a stolen firearm.

    Both are juveniles so their names cannot be released.