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Today's News

  • Chargers stay hot, but rain halts play Saturday

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Not every team plays every game at the highest level – not even the Bullitt East baseball program.

    However, the recent weeks head coach Jeff Bowles’ team has played just well enough to beat the mid-level teams on its schedule while saving it’s best baseball for the best foes.

    That was again the case last week as the red and gold won three more games. Bullitt East has now won eight of its last nine outings to move to 23-6 overall with a week remaining in the regular season.

  • Tough loss early haunts BC baseball for a week

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – When is a loss more than a single loss? When it comes in the eighth inning against your arch-rival.

    That is what happened to Bullitt Central last week. On Monday, the Cougars played well against North Bullitt, but lost to a run in the bottom of the eighth inning.

  • 2014 Mount Washington Spring Festival Team Pruitt Spring Run

     Much like the postal service, the Mount Washington Spring Run delivers rain or shine.

    Despite steady and at times heavy rain on Saturday morning, the event conducted by Team Pruitt, went off on schedule.

    Still, the rain did keep some runners inside in dry conditions as the 5K event had just 68 runners, much lower than in years past.

    In the men’s run, Dean Huff, who lives in Mount Washington, won the race with a time of 20:32, 50 seconds ahead of the runner-up, Dylan Brigmon.

  • Old Mill 'train' fueled by ideas from the students

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--A new train has pulled into Bullitt County. However, unlike other trains, this one is fuled by ideas.

    In August Old Mill Elementary started the first STEAM Lab in the county.

    Richard Cox Jr., head of the lab, said the main focus is to inspire children.

  • City park, pay increases part of MW budget talks

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--A possible new city park has left the city of Mount Washington with some uncertainties. At the special meetings called last month to discuss the budget, the council debated about whether it was worth putting more money into the current park to update it when they plan to build in the near future. And what will be done with the old park once the new one is built.

  • Constable races more popular than ever

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Some people in the state want to do away with the Constitutional office.
        But others want to keep the position.
        And, in Bullitt County, there are plenty of candidates battling for the four constable positions.
        There is a guarantee that there will be a new constable in January 2015 in each of the four districts.
        
        First District
        In the First District, there will be a pair of Democrats on the May 20 ballot.

  • KHSAA Board of Control has big meeting Monday

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- The Kentucky High School Athletic Association will have a Board of Control meeting today starting at 5 p.m. that is sure to have ramifications for some local sports for next few years.
        First, the Board could give final approval to the proposed football realignment for the 2015 to 2018 school years. That proposal has the three Bullitt County schools playing in Class 5-A, District 3 along with Nelson County, South Oldham and North Oldham.

  • There was an All-County track meet--sort of

    BARDSTOWN-- After being rained out on their original date and then not being able to get everyone together later in the week for the Bardstown Invitational, the three Bullitt County track programs all jumped into an All-Comers Meet at Thomas Nelson High School last Thursday for what was listed as the All-Bullitt County Meet.
        The All-County designation was a little misleading as six other schools were also taking part in the meet. Plus, since the event was added to everyone's schedule at the last minute, not all of the teams were at full strength.

  • BE's Norris reaches state tennis tourney

    FRANKFORT--Bullitt East senior Hunter Norris moved into rarified air last week when he qualified for a third straight trip to the Boys' Kentucky State Tennis Tournament as he reached the semi-finals of the Eighth Region Tournament at Franklin County High School.
        Norris had twice previously gotten to Lexington for the state tourney in doubles along with partner Reese Milburn. After Milburn's graduation, Norris switched over to singles and with the spot in the semi-finals, advanced to the state tourney.

  • Five battle for Republican nod in Fourth District

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There is one guarantee for residents in the Fourth District.
        They will be represented on Bullitt Fiscal Court by a new magistrate in January.
        With incumbent John Bradshaw opting to run for county judge, the field for magistrate is wide open.
        In the spring Republican primary, Paul Ham, Roger Hobbs, Sherry Hurt, Tom Kelly and Joe Rayhill will be battling for the party nomination.