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Today's News

  • This Week in Sports...

    FOOTBALL:

    Saturday, August 22:

    **Bullitt East vs. Paul Dunbar in the Joe Jaggers Classic at North Hardin High School. The Chargers will play the first of two games starting at 6 p.m. Bardstown and North Hardin will then play at 8:30 p.m.

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    VOLLEYBALL:

    Monday, August 17:

    **Bullitt East at Spencer County. 5:30 p.m.

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    Tuesday, August 18:

  • BC, NB set final scrimmages

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - While Bullitt East will be opening the season on Saturday night against Paul Dunbar in the Joe Jaggers Classic at North Hardin High School, both North Bullitt and Bullitt Central will wrap up their scrimmages slates with games late this week.

    North Bullitt will swing into action on Thursday night of this week at home against Jeffersontown. That scrimmage is set to start at 7 p.m.

    Bullitt Central will be back on the road again this week as they will go to Shelby County for a scrimmage against the Rockets that is set to start at 7 p.m. on Friday.

  • REMINDER: BCPS early dismissal

    Bullitt County Public Schools will dismiss early on Wednesday, Aug. 19.

    All schools will dismiss two hours earlier than regularly scheduled.

    Call your school  for more information, or contact the Central Office at 869-8000.

  • Men should be wise in treating diabetes

    Almost 11 million men age 20 or older currently have diabetes in the United States. That’s more than 10 percent of the total male U.S. population. Men with diabetes and their families can face devastating complications from diabetes, especially since people with diabetes are at a high risk for heart attack and stroke. Diabetes can also lead to blindness, kidney disease, loss of a toe or foot, and erectile dysfunction. But there is good news.

  • Dr. Arla: 30 years of service to the community

    HILLVIEW - In 25 years in the business, few people are as passionate about a cause as Dr. Mohana Arla.

    Celebrating his 30th year of medical practice in Bullitt County, Arla is thankful. A young man who didn’t look or sound quite like many people in Bullitt County when he started practicing in Lebanon Junction, Arla has treated generations of patients since that time.

    Medical care has changed over the years and Arla played a part in a portion of that change.

    He also played a role in push toward post-secondary education in Bullitt County.

  • Geek Squad helps bring prescription plan to reality

    HILLVIEW – For months Hillview Mayor Jim Eadens expressed his approval of the Kentucky Transitional Assistance Program (KTAP), which assists local residents with acquiring necessary medication.

    The program, originally presented by Gov. Steve Beshear’s office, allows trained volunteers to assist communities and uninsured families with prescriptions and medication information.

    Two Hillview city employees immediately volunteered to accept KTAP training. Now the city is receiving further assistance from a local business.

  • County must work on way to avoid future scam jobs

    Let the finger pointing begin.

    Who is to blame for the theft of over $416,000 from the county’s payroll account? How did cyber crooks from the Ukraine target Bullitt County, Ky., to scam for such a large amount of money?

    Who knows?

    The facts are that over the course of six days, unauthorized transactions were made by hacking into the county’s computer system.

    The FBI is investigating.

    According to most sources, including a wonderful documentation of the situation by Brian Krebs of The Washington Post, it is a sophisticated scheme.

  • Storm water topic could heat up on Thursday

    You are a local official trying to make the budget balance without slapping on more taxes.

    Then, the federal government informs you that back in the 1970s something called the Clean Water Act was approved. However, until about six years ago, it really wasn’t enforced.

    But now you have to devise a plan for handling surface water. And, if you don’t, there’s a big fine coming your way. And, by the way, did I say this was an unfunded federal mandate?

  • Superintendent eager to get challenging year started Tuesday

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - As the clock ticks quickly, superintendent Keith Davis is really hoping it was already Wednesday.

    Over the weekend and on Monday, workers with the Bullitt County Public School System and with various contractors are busy... very busy.

    With two new schools to open and several others undergoing major renovations, Davis said it would be down to the wire but classes will begin on Tuesday, Aug. 11.

    “We’ll be open for classes,” said Davis. “We’ll be ready and the schools will be safe for our students and staff.”

  • Despite appearance, schools will be ready for class Aug. 11

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The staff members at the Bullitt County Public Schools Central Office probably keep hard hats at their desks.

    That’s because a large number of local schools are currently under construction.

    Summer work included two new school facilities (along with two demolitions), major renovations at four schools, updated technology, lighting and air conditioning units at many schools, and one more brand new facility in the plans.