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Today's News

  • Students selected as Governor’s Scholars

     A select few Bullitt County high school juniors are among this year’s Governor’s Scholars.

    Bullitt Central – Madison Carter, Savannah Price, Grace Rock and James Reading.

    Bullitt Advanced Math and Science (BAMS) Program – Jacob Harrison (Alternate).

    Bullitt East – Olivia Armstrong, Emily Ezell, Andrea Foley, Lauren Jones and Shelby Knieriem.

  • EMS WEEK

     Thanks to the help of several contractors, the Bullitt County EMS kitchen was up and running just in time for EMS Week, May 19-25.

    Every year, deputy EMS director J.R. Noe said something is done to show the personnel how much their work is appreciated.

    This year, contractors Steve Ogle of SO Contracting, Dave Kremzar of D3Group Contracting and Steve O’Keefe of O’Keefe’s Floor Covering contributed all the material and labor to complete the EMS kitchen.

  • 5 reasons Louisville Zoo is must see

     The Louisville Zoo is a must this summer!

    The Louisville Zoo is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year! If you grew up in Jefferson or surrounding counties and went to elementary school during the 1980’s, 1990’s or early 2000’s it is almost guaranteed that you went to The Louisville Zoo on at least one school field trip. With The Louisville Zoo celebrating its BIG 5-0!, I thought I would give you 5 reasons why you should take your kids or grandkids to The Louisville Zoo.

  • Schank comes up big as BC beats North

     HEBRON ESTATES — Both coaches knew that the 19-2 victory by North Bullitt in April would have no bearing on Monday’s 23rd District baseball opener.

    Both teams had suffered some heart-breaking losses this season.

    And both teams knew that the winner of the contest would advance to the championship game on Tuesday and a berth in the Sixth Region tournament. The other team would have next season to start working toward.

  • Chargers beat the Wildcats and the storm

     JEFFERSONTOWN – Get started, get a win, move on.

    Being perfect just makes it that much easier.

    That has been the post-season lament for high school coaches for a long time. Every team starts the post-season with a 0-0 record and regular season numbers don’t mean a thing. Just live to play another day.

    The Bullitt East Chargers did all of that and more on Sunday as the red and gold beat the rain and defeated Whitefield Academy 10-0 in the opening game of the 24th District Tournament at Jeffersontown High School.

  • NB rolls into Tuesday’s final

     HEBRON ESTATES — On a cloudy, windy afternoon, the North Bullitt  Lady Eagles were not going to let anyone rain on their parade.

    In the first game of the District 23 softball tourney, North Bullitt was in total domination in a 22-1 victory over the Moore Mustangs.

  • Lady Cougars fall to Southern

     HEBRON ESTATES — Maybe it was a sign.

    As Bullitt Central took the field in its 23rd District softball opener against Southern, the rains began to fall on Sunday.

    By the time umpires halted the game, the Lady Trojans had scored a run and had the bases loaded.

    Things didn’t get any better on Monday as Southern defeated the Lady Cougars 13-1 in five innings to advance to the championship game Tuesday against North Bullitt.

  • Lady Chargers’ bats go cold at the wrong time

     JEFFERSONTOWN – Riding a four-game winning streak, the longest of the season, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers appeared ready to make some noise in the 24th District Tournament.

    That route started well as the red and gold barely beat the rain on Sunday and defeated Whitefield Academy 17-2 in a contest that lasted just three innings.

    However, that rain forced the two semi-finals, scheduled for later on Sunday, to be moved back to Monday. Playing in the second game that day, the Lady Chargers could not generate any offense and lost to Jeffersontown 5-1.

  • Residents want process re-started

      CEDAR GROVE — Opponents to a 12-mile natural gas line going through many of their properties are upset.

    While they know Louisville Gas & Electric is currently working on getting easements, they are asking local officials to make a plea to start the permitting process from scratch.

    Bullitt County Judge/Executive Jerry Summers met with a group of concerned citizens who fear the pipeline will harm their land, decrease their property values and possibly cause physical danger to those in the area.

  • Louisville teen charged with making BCHS threat

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — A teenager from Louisville faces felony charges after allegations were made about a possible attack at Bullitt Central High School.

    According to Shepherdsville police, officers received a tip around 8 p.m. on May 16 that a student made threats on social media. The threat was to bring a firearm to Bullitt Central for an attack.