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Today's News

  • MW Middle students are 'reel' stars at competition

    Mt. Washington Middle School students Cambren Joiner, Trenton Stetser, Jordan Pollard and Macy Pratt were recognized last month at the REEL Action Awards Ceremony as 2nd Runner Up in Best Use of Sound for their 30-second video Failing Grade.

                The annual contest was sponsored by Alliance for Youth and features videos from youth ages 12-17 about the dangers of underage drinking.

  • BC's Stills uses her head to continue basketball career

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- A free basketball player?
        That is exactly what Bellarmine University got recently when Bullitt Central senior Stephanie Still cast her lot to play with the Lady Knights starting in the fall.
        Often times it is the player who gets the free ride based on her ability. In this instance, Bellarmine gets a free player based on her academic accomplishments.

  • Work is done as tennis' regular season ends

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The final matches were contested as tennis players get ready for the Sixth Region tournament, starting in various locations on Monday afternoon.

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        On senior day, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles fell 3-2 to Spencer County.
        In singles, Myrissa Druien defeated Madison Hedrick 6-0, 6-2. On court two, Hallie Schmidt continued her winning ways with a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Caitlyn Stevens.

  • Proposal makes big dent in spending

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Magistrates were presented the proposed budget for the next fiscal year.
        In that budget, appropriations will be decreased by around $1 million and the reserve account increased to $775,000.
        However, the county's chief financial officer, Keith Griffee, said his first proposed budget is more than just figures on a piece of paper.
        "It's a change in the culture," said Griffee. "We have to look at how we are doing business."

  • Refinance plan will save dough for county

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- In a move that will save Bullitt County over $75,000 a year, fiscal court members jumped on the opportunity to refinance some debt.
        Chief finance officer Keith Griffee, a long-time bank executive, said there is a way to refinance two of the existing county debts.
        By refinancing debt involving the renovations on the county courthouse and the purchase of the EMS building on Saltwell Drive, Griffee said the annual savings would be around $75,000.

  • Program helps to get veterans back on their feet in society

    LOUISVILLE--Former Bullitt County resident Gary Harrington never thought he would be homeless. But after about four years of bouncing from place to place, that’s where he found himself.

    That was recently when the 65-year-old Vietnam veteran had some help in securing a place of his own.

    Harrington contacted Volunteers of America after someone at the local Shepherd’s Shelter told him they help veterans in his situation.

    He was able to find an apartment in Louisville.

  • Graduation ceremonies on June 6

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Barring any weather emergency, you can start making your high school graduation plans.
        With the final day of school now set for June 3, the Bullitt County Public School Board has set its commencement dates.
        According to Greg Schultz, assistant superintendent for student learning, all three high schools will return once again to Broadbent Arena.
        The graduation date will be on Saturday, June 6.

  • Post-season starts today for net teams

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- We get three consecutive days of good weather and suddenly it is time for the post-season in high school spring sports.
        Oh well. It has just been that type of spring.

  • Local track athletes fight in the Border Battle at Nelson County HS

    BARDSTOWN-- For the second and third times this season all three Bullitt County high school track programs converged on tracks in Nelson County to find a safe area to compete.
        On Monday, all six teams took part in the Border Battle at Nelson County High School. The three Bullitt County schools took on the three public schools from Nelson County in what is becoming an annual event.

  • Mount Washington will add several eateries to its business landscape

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Open your wallets Mount Washington and come hungry.

    Most topics that grace the agenda of the Mount Washington city council meetings involve sewer issues, annexation, abandoned buildings and taxes.

    Residents have been asking for a number of years for some more variety in food and retail in the city and very soon that wish is coming true.