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Today's News

  • BE beats Butler 2-1 in ten innings

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The start and end of the week worked out just fine for Bullitt East, but it was the game in the middle that left head coach Jeff Bowles scratching his head.

    The Chargers opened last week with a 5-0 victory over Fern Creek. It was an important win as the red and gold will be playing Fern Creek in the first game of the 24th District Tournament which will start the week of May 18 at Jeffersontown High School.

  • Central steals a win from Tigers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The most exciting play in baseball gave Bullitt Central a win on Wednesday when Cougar junior Cameron Dukes stole home for the winning run in a 7-6 victory over Bardstown.

    Bullitt Central scored three times in the first inning with the help of a double from Dukes and the maroon and gray pushed that to 4-1 with another run in the second on a single by Ethan Moore.

  • 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.

    NORTH BULLITT
        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.