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Today's News

  • Wimsatt challenges Webber for new District 26 state House seat

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Technically, it will be an open seat when voters go to the polls to select their Republican nominee for the 26th District House of Representatives seat on May 20.
        However, Russell Webber, who will be challenged by Alex Wimsatt, is a current member of the House.
        During the redistricting, Bullitt County underwent several changes.
        Gone is David Floyd, Dwight Butler and Jeff Greer.

  • Roberts challenged by Bradshaw in county judge's race

    JOHN BRADSHAW 

  • HIP: So far, sheriff still in control of program

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When the parties entered the courtroom at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, the home incarceration program in Bullitt County was under the direction of the sheriff's office.
        And, when the parties representing various sides of a civil lawsuit left the Bullitt Circuit Courtroom two hours later, the sheriff's office was still in control of the home incarceration program.

  • Hebron Middle baseball looks to use fields located at Shep. Park

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The new baseball/softball fields at First Street Park in Shepherdsville already look like a ghost town.

    The new facilities, including two fields and a caller's stand, have not been used regularly by any local teams, other than the Shepherdsville Titans football team.

    The Hebron Middle School baseball team needs a place to practice and play, and are willing to take over the maintenance of the fields.

  • Sheet found in barn to be tested

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Could a pillow case and degraded sheet found in a barn off Greenwell Ford Road be a key piece of evidence in the 1999 death of Jessica Dishon?
        Prosectors believe that they could.
        In a hearing Friday, prosecutors Michael Mann and Michael Ferguson introduced information concerning the finding of bed linens last month.
        Stanley Dishon, the victim's uncle, has been charged with her kidnapping and murder.

  • Zombie Math planned for students at North Bullitt High next fall

     A successful funding proposal plus a partnership equals a greater understanding of linear programming and Algebra II.

    That is what North Bullitt High School math teacher Emir Dizdarevic plans with the implementation of a new program called Zombie Math.

  • Students get chance to learn about life on farms

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County students always enjoy the close-up view of rural and agricultural life thanks to the Bullitt County Extension Service’s Farm FIeld Day.

    The event, hosted along with the Bullitt County Farm Bureau, allows students an opportunity to experience agriculture-related topics with hands-on activities and information from experts.

    The most recent Farm Field Day was held for students from Cedar Grove, Lebanon Junction and Mount Washington Elementary. The event was coordinated through each school’s Family Resource Center.

  • Lady Chargers find missing offense just in time

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A week ago, Bullitt East Lady Chargers softball coach Ricky Hoffman said his team’s offense was ‘in a slump’ after a two week stretch in which the team lost a number of games to some of the state’s top teams.

  • Chargers play it like post-season in three game run

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – For three straight weeks, Bullitt East baseball head coach Jeff Bowles has been running his team through ‘mini regional tournaments’, three game series against top-flight competition.

    After going 3-0 over three days in the Louisville Invitational Tournament the previous weekend, the Chargers faced any even tough group of teams late last week, but the red and gold responded well, beating Sixth Region rivals DeSales and Butler sandwiched around an extra-inning loss to defending state champion Pleasure Ridge Park.

  • Bevin visits Bullitt GOP

     Matt Bevin, candidate for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Mitch McConnell, made a visit last week to the Bullitt County Republican Party.

    Bevin talked to the standing-room only crowd at Becknell  Hall about his philosophies on government and changes he would like to make if elected to the U.S. Senate.

    The winner would face Allison Grimes in the fall general election.

    Primary election day is Tuesday, May 20.