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Today's News

  • Trip to Asia can prove beneficial

    When Kentucky’s college basketball coaches are mired in a down year and look to build their teams for the future, they go to the proverbial ends of the earth to find prospects.

    Knowing that competition for new players is fierce, they act aggressively to sell their program and their team ee" often concentrating on areas where previous recruiting successes have built relationships with local coaches and scouts.

    State officials must employ a similar strategy in preparing Kentucky’s economy and its work force for growth and success.

  • It’s Not a Business, It’s a SCAM!

    The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about two companies that claim to be Louisville-based businesses, but they are actually scams. Consumers across the country are contacting the BBB of Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky to inquire about these “companies.” 

     

    JC Henning

    BBB has received over 100 inquiries on JC Henning, Inc from across the country. These scammers prey on the unemployed. They have a professional looking website at www.jchenninginc.com that features a photo of the corporate

  • COYLE'S CORNER
  • Wilson to lead adventure tourism branch

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Elaine Wilson is pleased with the strides made during her 20 years as leader of the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission.

    And while she wasn’t looking to a new adventure, some people at the state tourism cabinet had different thoughts.

    When the position of executive director of the state tourism cabinet’s adventure tourism was offered, Wilson couldn’t pass up the opportunity.

  • Cross-country regionals set for Saturday

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - For perhaps the first time in history, all three Bullitt County high schools could field full teams this week in the regional cross-country meets in Jefferson County.

    While all the schools have had programs in recent years, they didn’t always have enough to fill all the spots available. In cross-country, teams can run as many as seven runners in a meet with the top five times earning team points.

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  • Play-off ticket prices

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - With two Bullitt County teams playing at home this week in the first round of the state football play-offs, fans should note that there are a few changes in the ticket structure for the games at Bullitt East and Bullitt Central.

    David Marshall, the Director or Secondary Schools in Bullitt County, announced on Monday that ticket prices for the games played at Bullitt East and Bullitt Central will be $6 each for all fans. There will be no pre-sale tickets at either school.

  • Mud grabs the spotlight Friday

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - As the two teams shook hands at the end of The Game on Friday night, Bullitt Central head coach Danny Leasor and his North Bullitt counterpart met off to one side. After shaking hands, the two long-time rivals smiled and then Newton broke out laughing.

    What was said in that short moment?

    “He told me we had a really nice team,” Leasor said back in the dry confines of the coaches’ office. “And that we had a really bad field.”

    Leasor couldn’t argue and he certainly could see the humor in the quote.

  • National performer to bring act of family comedy to local church

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A nationally known ventriloquist will bring new life to his puppet characters at New Life Worship Center.

    Ryan Bomgardner will perform his live show, Ryan and Friends, at the church during his recently started tour.

    Bomgardner referred to the show as a fun family event for everyone to enjoy.

    “Anything we do is completely clean,” he said. “It’s never more than PG-rated. We want everybody to walk away thinking they liked the show.”

  • More experienced Cardinals rain on BE’s senior parade

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - As the visitors were celebrating in the rain, the Bullitt East Chargers were already in the locker room on Friday night.

    The Bourbon Bowl may spend the next year in Nelson County’s trophy case but coach Doug Preston’s Chargers have another prize in mind.

    Putting the 31-6 defeat into the past, Preston and his team were already talking about this Friday night’s playoff opener in Mount Washington against 4-A foe Fairdale.

    In reality, there weren’t a lot the Chargers wanted to remember from a windy, rainy night.

  • E-waste collection Saturday

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana invites the entire community to participate in an e-Waste collection event on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 8 a.m. until Noon at Mount Washington Elementary School.

    The Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana is dedicated to the environment and the planet. Through the Girl Scout program, girls learn to recycle, reuse and recreate waste.

    Recently, Girl Scouts joined forces with two Kentucky companies - CRI and GES - to address the issue of recycling electronic waste or e-waste.