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Today's News

  • RENAISSANCE in LEARNING

     CLERMONT – Bernheim Middle School is hosting a reformation of sorts for its students.

    The BMS Renaissance Rally is a school-wide celebration focusing on student success.

    “It is all about the culture and climate of our school and getting our students excited about being successful at school,” said BMS Youth Services Center coordinator Tara Davis.

    The event is similar to a school pep rally but with the emphasis on recognizing academic achievements and good character.

  • Physician convicted of unlawful distribution, fraud

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr., today announced the conviction of a Louisville physician, in United States District Court, before Chief District Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., on multiple charges including unlawful distribution of controlled substances and health care fraud.

  • Duvall nets 30 as Lady Chargers beat Mason

     LOUISVILLE – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers ran their winning streak to ten games and 15 of the last 16 as they won twice more over the weekend playing in the Raatz Fence/O’Shea’s Classic at Mercy High School.

    Bullitt East has become a regular in the Mercy event which is one of the most prestigious ‘showcase’ events in the state each season. The event attracts a lot of college coaches to see the assembled talent.

  • Lady Cougars end losing streak with a win at Atherton

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- After averaging just 41 points a game through the first 18 games of the season, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars finally found some offensive firepower on Friday, traveling into Jefferson County and beating Atherton 60-44.

    The 60 points offensive production was the second most the team had scored in a game this season, surpassed only by the 71 points they scored against Jeffersontown early in the season.

    Bullitt Central (6-14)  also scored 60 points before Christmas in a win at home over Waggener.

  • Grants to provide two additional CASA workers

     Through grant funds the CASA Program for Bullitt County has hired two additional staff members to work as Volunteers Coordinators. 

    We welcome Laurie Dye and Victoria (Tori) Wildt, who will be working to assist in serving additional abused and neglected children in the court system, who are without an advocate.  

    There are approximately 500 children in the Bullitt County Family Court System due to abuse and neglect.  CASA is currently serving on cases involving 140 of these children. 

  • Parade float winners from Shepherdsville Christmas event

     Shepherdsville mayor Curtis Hockenbury handed out awards to the winners for best floats in this year’s Shepherdsville Christmas Parade.

    Pastor Ron Lasley accepted for Beech Grove Baptist Church for having the best float among the churches.

    Jimmy Lawson and Hardy-Close Funeral Home accepted the honor for the best small business.

    Vicki Downing accepted for Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, which won the best float for the larger business division.

  • UPDATE: Lady Chargers in LIT Quarters

     LOUISVILLE — The Bullitt East Lady Chargers have advanced to the quarterfinals of the Republic Bank/Coca Cola Consolidated Louisville Invitational Tournament.

  • Eagles fall in strong upset bid of Bardstown

     HEBRON ESTATES — Coming off Wednesday night’s late-game collapse against Southern, North Bullitt head coach Korey Craddock didn’t know what to expect when his Eagles took the floor Friday evening.

    But, what he saw was exactly what he was hoping.

    His Eagles put together its most complete game.

    Even in the 69-66 loss, Craddock was very encouraged by his team’s play.

  • All-Bullitt County wrestling meet to be contested Wednesday at BC

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- All three Bullitt County wrestling programs will converge on Bullitt Central on Wednesday for the annual All-Bullitt County Meet.

    The teams have all wrestled each other this season in the duals format, but this will be the first and only time they will do so in a tri-match. This will be an important tune-up for all three teams before they take part in the Region 3 Tournament which for the first time will be held at Bullitt East on Saturday, Feb. 11 (with some matches on Feb. 10 if needed).

  • Familiar face to lead planning office

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A familiar face will return to fill the role as planning administrator for Bullitt County.

    Roanne Hammond, who retired a year ago as administrator, was rehired for the position by Bullitt Fiscal Court.

    She will earn a salary of $50,000. She was also given two weeks of vacation.

    Hammond will return to work on Feb. 2.

    After Brian Richardson resigned last spring, the county had not been able to fill the position.