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Today's News

  • NB’s Vincent signs with Indiana Tech

     LOUISVILLE – Having friends in all the right places paid big dividends for North Bullitt senior Chayse Vincent as she found a volleyball home for the next four years at Indiana Tech, a college in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

    Recently, in a ceremony at the Mid-American Sports Academy in Jeffersontown, Vincent made it all official, signing the papers to play for the NAIA program.

  • Tredway heads to Spalding volleyball

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Rolling Hills Baptist volleyball program has won a lot of matches over the past four seasons and the talent level drew the attention of some area colleges.

    The Tornados, a school with only 32 students in the top 13 grades in northern Bullitt County, had never had an athlete sign with a college until recently when senior Emily Tredway signed to play at Spalding University in Louisville.

  • PRP woman faces murder charge in fatal hit-and-run accident Monday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A Pleasure Ridge Park resident has been charged in the death of a man in Bullitt County.

  • Regional tennis team play starts

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Few matches remain as tennis teams gear up for regional action on May 9.

    Bullitt East boys’ team will compete this week in the regional competition for the seven-member squads.

    In girls’ competition, Bullitt Central and North Bullitt will both compete on Monday in regional team championships.

    Individual play is next week.

    Boys’ tennis

    North Bullitt avenged an earlier 3-2 loss to Bullitt East on Monday.

    The host Eagles reversed the score.

  • Roach seeking new programs to lead

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Sometimes at the high school level, coaches and programs just need a change of scenery.

    A different point of view on how things should be done.

    With that in mind, Bullitt Central Lady Cougar head coach Kyle Roach stepped down from his position recently after four seasons at the helm. Roach is not closing the door on coaching again, perhaps even soon, but he felt that a new perspective was needed for all involved.

  • Lee steps down after 11 seasons

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – There was really no surprise, but there was a lot of emotion last week when Bullitt Central basketball coach Joe Pat Lee announced that he was stepping down after 11 years at the helm of the program for which he once played.

    Lee had been thinking about making the move much earlier. The decision was actually made for him when he was named a new assistant principal at the school. The Bullitt County Board of Education does not allow principals to be coaches.

  • Hillview settles on fireworks ordinance with $1,000 permit

    HILLVIEW -- After several months of discussion, Hillview officials finally reached a resolution to the issue of fireworks.

    More specifically, the issue of temporary fireworks stands.

    By a 4-2 vote, with councilmembers JoAnn Wick and Karen Johnson in opposition, the council approved its new ordinance.

    The major issue for operators was the $100 per day fee to be charged for a 14-day period.

    While the council listened to the concerns, members did lower the amount required for a permit.

  • Bullitt ATC unveils new state-of-art center to help ‘manufacture’ jobs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There is a manufacturing crisis in Kentucky.

    While area manufacturing was an $11 billion business in the area, there was a problem.

    Finding skilled and willing workers was difficult and it was putting local manufacturers in dire straits.

    The Bullitt County Public School System, with its mandate to prepare its students for life -- whether it is through college or through a career -- was doing just that.

  • REDISTRICTING: Meeting May 16 to let public have its say

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Trying to find a way to best utilize the space available and still using a crystal ball to predict growth over the next 10-20 years has been the task of a committee studying redistricting in the Bullitt County Public School System.

    On Monday, May 16, residents of Bullitt County will have an opportunity to voice their opinion and may give some suggestions on ways to meet the system’s goal.

  • New jobs coming to seat firm supplying Ford plant

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Hoping to secure more manufacturing jobs, the Shepherdsville City Council has agreed to provide incentives for an expansion of an existing facility.

    The council voted 2-0, with two members not voting, to allow 1 percent of the current 1.5 percent occupational tax to be rebated back to Magna Seating of America, which is based in Troy, Mich.

    The company, which is a seat supplier for Ford Motor Co., is located in the Cedar Grove Business Park.