Today's News

  • AG says court erred over closed session, records request

     FRANKFORT – The state attorney general’s office has determined that Bullitt Fiscal Court is guilty of a pair of violations relating to open records and open meetings acts.

    The complaint filed by attorney Eric Farris against Bullitt Fiscal Court alleged that actions taken during an executive session on July 16 did not meet the standards to meet behind closed doors.

    And he also alleged that the court did not address his open records concerns within the time period allowed.

  • Officials question jailer over concerns

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – While voicing displeasure over that some felt was a lack of information being provided, Bullitt Fiscal Court members opted to not make any decision or action against jailer Martha Knox.

    For the first time, Knox and members of fiscal court did discuss some of the issues surrounding a pair of requests for information from the jailer.

    Magistrate Robert Hunt and Knox led most of the conversation.

  • Man indicted for sexual allegations from 1980s

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A man already serving time in the state corrections system has been indicted for allegations dating back to 1982.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury recently indicted Stanley Dishon on charges of rape, sodomy and sexual abuse.

    Two of the allegations are Class A felonies punishable by 20 years to life in prison.

    According to the indictment, Dishon allegedly had sexual contact and intercourse with a female less than 12 years of age during the year of 1982.

  • Best of Coyle: 09/11

     This week's Best of Coyle is from 2001, his first panel following the attacks on the World Trade Center.

  • We can not let the country forget the events of 9-11-01

     It is hard to believe that it has been 12 years ago when terror rocked this nation.

    Like so many days in history, people remember what they were doing just before 9 a.m. when the pair of planes struck the World Trade Towers.

    The ensuing pictåures are burned into our minds. They are images that will never leave us.

    While time begins to fly by, we must still remember what happened on that day.

    Our level of patriotism blossomed in early September. We cannot let those patriotic thoughts vanish.

  • Early offense pushes Lady Chargers past North 4-0

     HEBRON ESTATES – Scoring twice in the first 15 minutes of the contest, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers rode that quick start to a 4-0 victory on Monday over North Bullitt in a battle of two of the top teams in the Sixth Region.

    This was the first contest between the two programs since Bullitt East beat the Lady Eagles by the same 4-0 score in last season’s regional semi-finals.

    After dropping the first two games of the season, the win on Monday was the fifth in a row for the Lady Chargers. North Bullitt dropped to 3-2-2.

  • Local hoops will be missing a key game this winter

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Over the past 33 years, since the formation of Bullitt East in 1980, I never dreamed that I would be typing what is to follow.

    On Monday, North Bullitt athletic director Ryan Bringhurst confirmed what had been feared for the past few months, that this winter there will be no boys’ basketball game between North Bullitt and Bullitt East. At the same time, Bringhurst said that no date has been found for a girls’ game but that there is still a chance that contest could be scheduled in the next several weeks.

  • Search begins off of Bardstown Road for Ohio boy missing since yesterday

    BARDSTOWN-- The Bullitt County Sheriff's Department has started to search for an Ohio teen off Bardstown Road after a hunter found his car last night down a hill. 

    Seventeen year-old William Scheetz has been missing from his hometown of Powell, Ohio, since yesterday. He is considered endangered because he has a history of depression and needs medication, said Bullitt County detective Scotty McGaha.

    The last possible color Scheetz was thought to be wearing was yellow.

    Helicopter and K-9 searches are being conducted to find him.

  • Road closures in Bullitt County for September 12

     The Department of Highways District 5 Office announces the temporary closure of KY 44 and KY 61 in Bullitt County between Bullitt Lick Middle School and the Bullitt County Youth League Fields (mile points 11.8 and 14.3).

    This roadway will be closed on Thursday, September 12 from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. for the Bullitt Central High School Homecoming parade.

    The parade will start on KY 44 and travel to KY 61.  The parade will then turn right onto KY 61 and travel to East Third Street.

  • Chargers get rolling late to beat Waggener

     SAINT MATTHEWS – The Bullitt East Charger football players might have just a little longer memory than head coach Darrell Vincent would like.

         Heading into Friday’s game against Waggener, Vincent could tell that his team was not as focused as they had been a week earlier before the classic 67-59 contest against Nelson County.