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Today's News

  • Coulter signs with Campbellsville

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East senior football player Cruise Coulter has a nose for the endzone.

         That ability certainly caught the eye of the coaches at Campbellsville University and last week Coulter opted to become a Tiger, announcing it at a gathering in the Bullitt East Media Center in front of family, coaching and teammates.

         The next day, the Bullitt East senior was going to head to Campbellsville where he was going to watch the Tigers’ spring game as well as complete all the paperwork.

  • State law allows alcohol sales on election day

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Until last summer, Kentuckians who wanted to purchase alcohol on election day could not do so until the polls closed.

  • Workers face fatal consequences daily repairing roads

    LEBANON JUNCTION - As the weather warms up, Bullitt County drivers are encouraged to use caution along Interstate 65.

    State road crews are now working on roadway repairs in Bullitt County, beginning at the county line near Lebanon Junction and working their way up to the Metro Louisville city limits.

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) officials took the opportunity to promote both National Work Zone Awareness Week and National Distracted Driving Awareness Month to stress both worker and driver safety.

  • February weather puts damper on tourism

     SHEPHERDSVILLE--The Shepherdsville/Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission used some creative thinking to try and solve an ongoing problem in Lebanon Junction at its last meeting Tuesday.

    The electronic tourism sign right off the LJ exit hasn’t bene working for about three years said Troy Beam, executive director of tourism.

    He said he consulted with LJ council member Allie Phillips to see if she knew anyone who could help them fix it and she said her grandson could.

  • Maryville brings historic figures to life at school

    PIONEER VILLAGE - Maryville Elementary fifth graders had an opportunity to wax poetic like historical figures.

    The school hosted a history wax museum with students playing the roles of important historical figures.

    Each student selected their figure, researched their biography information, then wrote and performed a monologue while dressed as the figure.

    Alex Duncan selected Walt Disney based on her love of cartoon movies.

    "The most movies I watch are animated and he basically invented animation." Duncan said.

  • Bullitt Central teacher runs to raise awareness about diabetes

    Bullitt Central High School English III/AP English III and Drama Teacher Kevin Gose plans to run across the Commonwealth of Kentucky this summer to raise money and awareness for diabetes and healthy living.

    His inspiration is a literal father figure.

    “I see how diabetes has slowly broken my dad down,” he said. “Diabetes doesn’t have a cure, and it takes away time that I will have with him. It is not a cold. You don’t recover. You just try to slow it down, manage it.”

  • Justices poses questions on smoking ban

    FRANKFORT -- There was no hiding behind a smoke screen Thursday for attorneys representing the Bullitt County Health Board, Bullitt Fiscal Court or the eight municipalities.

  • Kelsey Raikes earns scholarship

    HEBRON ESTATES--A thoughtful essay earned North Bullitt High School Senior Kelsey Raikes one of six scholarships from a Louisville business and radio campaign.

    “I wrote about my work with a six year-old who has a lot of social anxiety,” Kelsey said. “I was able to spend a lot of one-on-one time with him. By working together, he is able to enjoy being in social settings instead of being so nervous. He is breaking out of his shell.”

  • Ferguson is following his dream

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – There hasn’t been a high school senior who hasn’t been advised ‘to follow your dreams.’

         Bullitt East senior football player Dylan Ferguson is doing just that. His dream has always been to play college football at the highest level – Division I. After the fact that he never got an offer of a scholarship to join one of those programs, Ferguson took the next best thing, becoming a walk-on player at Western Kentucky University.

  • NB, BE track teams compete in meet at Male HS

    LOUISVILLE – New to Class AAA, the track teams at Bullitt East and North Bullitt wanted to get the lay of the land in their new environs so both teams traveled into Jefferson County last Tuesday to compete in an All-Comers Meet at Male High School.

         Male High School will be the site of the Class AAA regional meet in May in which both schools will be competing for the first time after years in Class AA.