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Today's News

  • Here we go again, another roller-coaster season set

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Here we go again!

    Another basketball season is upon and I can only assure you of one thing - the only thing you can count on is the unexpected. That is why we all love high school sports.

    That’s not to say that the obvious won’t remain that way. The Bullitt East Lady Chargers are the team to beat, not only in the county, but also in the 24th District as well as the Sixth Region.

  • Bounty of Hope to provide gift for those in need on Christmas

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Sometimes you just need a ray of hope.

    On Christmas Day, the St. Aloysius Bounty of Hope looks to bring a bit of cheer to over 500 people with a special holiday meal.

    Tom Chamberlain, organizer of the Bounty of Hope program, said the first year had 300 people participate. This year, that number could double.

    Thanks to donations from entities such JOM Pharmaceutical, Apex Wireless and a lot of individual helpers, Chamberlain said a Christmas meal will be prepared and presents will be given to over 250 children.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Dec. 21

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of Dec. 21:

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    No lane closures will be allowed December 24-27 for the Christmas holiday.

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    BULLITT COUNTY:

    KY 61: Construction delays are possible between John Harper Highway and Cardinal Avenue (mile points 19.4 and 20.1) for roadway widening.

  • BC's Satterley signs for soccer at Midway College

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - While most high school seniors are still ankle deep in college paperwork and well short of making a final decision, Bullitt Central senior Laura Satterley knew exactly what she wanted and where to get it.

    With that in mind, Satterley signed last week to continue her soccer career at Midway College near Lexington.

    “I did some research and found them,” Satterley said after making it all official in the Bullitt Central library. “I knew the assistant coach from my club team and it went from there.

  • COYLE'S CORNER
  • Night meetings for fiscal court?

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Fiscal Court might move one of its two monthly meetings to an evening time if it heeds the advice of some local citizens - but it could prove tricky to find a night suitable for everyone.

    Shepherdsville resident Bernie Brown raised the issue at the Court's Dec. 1 meeting when he asked if any court members had considered holding some sessions at night.

    "I know there are some working people who would come or who would like to come," Brown told the Court.

  • Ward elected third time as secretary of state's district judges association

    FRANKFORT – Bullitt County District Court Judge Rebecca S. Ward has been elected to a third term as secretary of the Kentucky District Judges Association.

    Ward was elected by her fellow judges at the 2009 District Judges Fall College held Oct. 18-21 at Lake Barkley State Resort Park in Cadiz.

  • Mann’s berry, berry good dessert earns top honors

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — Sugar plums are always dancing in amateur baker Robin Mann’s head.

    The Shepherdsville homemaker loves to spend her spare time dreaming up new, sweet concoctions to share with friends and family — but doesn’t seek fame or profit for her culinary delights.

    Mann does, however, enjoy a little friendly baking competition every once and a while. That slightly competitive spirit coupled with her accomplished baking skills landed her a first place award at the Kentucky State Fair this August.

  • East continues growing up fast

    LOUISVILLE - Through the first three games of the regular season, there has been no ‘down’ time for the Bullitt East Chargers.

    That is good news. The youngest and least experienced team in head coach Troy Barr’s eight seasons at the helm is on an upward learning curve. Over three games, each has been within at least five points in the final two minutes.

  • Car removed from Salt River

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A vehicle was pulled from the Salt River at Shepherdsville City Park Wednesday afternoon.

    No one was in the car when it rolled into the river, according to Shepherdsville Police.

    The driver, Nathaniel Hardy of Hillview, said he and his friends were at the park searching for a cemetery. Hardy parked the car in a small lot near the pedestrian walkway entrance.

    Hardy and his two friends never heard the car move. When they returned from the cemetery they noticed it was gone. They then discovered it rolled down the hill.