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Today's News

  • School budget to have 2% pay hikes included

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A new sanctioned high school sport will be funded for coaching positions in the upcoming academic year.

    While not sure where practice and “home” meets might be held, the Bullitt County Public School Board approved three coaching positions for bass fishing.

    That is part of the annual $117.8 million budget proposed for 2015-16.

    The addition of bass fishing at each of the high schools will cost approximately $3,200 times three.

  • More talk, no decision on interest in smoking policies

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The saga for a smoke-free Bullitt County continues.

    At a recent meeting of the Shepherdsville/Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission, the commission expanded on their previous discussion if the commission should support a non-smoking policy in Bullitt County.

    Commission chair James Watkins said if the county would support such a policy, then the commission would also.

  • Knob Creek Road paving to begin

     The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that paving is scheduled to begin this week on KY 1526 (Knob Creek Road) in Bullitt County.

    Contract crews will be resurfacing a section of the roadway between KY 44 and KY 2672 (mile points 0.0 to 4.9).

    During paving operations, the roadway will be reduced to one lane and traffic will be flagged through the work zone.  Motorists should expect delays and allow extra time to reach their destination.

  • Louisville man faces child porn charges

      LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Louisville man employed by the Archdiocese of Louisville as a high school teacher and assistant coach with the school’s athletics department was arrested today and appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Dave Whalin, charged in a criminal complaint with violating child exploitation laws, announced Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • What's your sign? Gotta fill out paperwork for Hebron Estates

                HEBRON ESTATES - A two-month period with no change was a sign to the Hebron Estates City Commission.

                Commissioners agreed to refuse a sign permit request by Bullitt Boyz due to the company failing to comply with proper paperwork.

                A city sign ordinance requires businesses to complete a permit request and pay for the signage.

  • Bikes and stuff

    HILLVIEW - When the city of Hillview gets rolling, it has a good time.

    The city hosted its first annual Bike Fair at the city's government center and skate park.

    The event included a bike parade through part of the city, as well as bike auctions, food, music, bouncies and hours of fun in the skate park.

    Hillview Police officers provided safety advice while also helping guests with safety gear and bike repairs.

  • Third-inning propels Eagles in semis

    LOUISVILLE -- For the second night in a row, North Bullitt combined excellent pitching with a big third inning to continue its quest to a Sixth Region title.
        And the 3-1 victory Wednesday over Jeffersontown propelled the Eagles to a second straight regional final.
        The Eagles face DeSales at 6 p.m. on Friday at St. Xavier High School. The winner advances to the state tourney in Lexington on Monday.

  • Henson, efficient offense lifts NB past Bears

    LOUISVILLE -- There were some similarities Tuesday night when the North Bullitt Eagles took the field against Butler.
        While it wasn't the Sixth Region baseball championship, it was just as important.
        In an elimination game, North Bullitt scratched just one hit but capitalized on some Butler mistakes to win the regional opener 4-0.

  • East falters down the stretch in regional opener

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- An all too familiar finish jumped up and bit the Bullitt East Chargers again and it couldn't have come at a worse time.
        Battling DeSales in the opening round of the Sixth Region Baseball Tournament, coach Jeff Bowles' team could not close the door on the Colts, giving up three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to lose 4-3.
        It was a refrain that the Chargers could not get out of their heads this season.

  • Lady Chargers fail to find 'A' game

    LOUISVILLE-- There is never a good time to play a bad game and that goes double for the post-season.
        That lesson came home for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers on Wednesday as the red and gold left their 'A' game in Mount Washington during a 6-1 loss to Holy Cross in the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Softball Tournament at the University of Louisville's Ulmer Stadium.