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Today's News

  • Candidates begin to file for 2018 races

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The following have filed for office in Bullitt County:

    *County Judge/Executive — Melanie Roberts, incumbent, Republican; Jerral “Jerry” Summers, Republican

    *County Sheriff — Republicans Bryan Whittaker, Larry Coy, Michael Offe, Walt Sholar, Mike Cook and Todd Brimm; Democrat Myra Minton

    *County Jailer — Republican Denise Arnold

    *County Clerk — incumbent Republican Kevin Mooney

    *Circuit Clerk — incumbent Republican Paulita Keith

  • Young visits not-as-young

     HILLVIEW - At Alternative Adult Day Services, they find a reason to celebrate each and every day.

    That’s no exception at Christmas-time, and the fun can’t start soon enough.

    Members of the facility were visited by second graders from the Little Flock Christian Academy, who delivered homemade decorated cookies.

    The students also played games with the members and performed a few Christmas carols to celebrate.

  • North Bullitt wins 6th Region crown

     For a second year in a row, the North Bullitt cheerleaders captured the Sixth Region title at Valley High School. The squad competed in the All-Girls Medium division.

    At the state competition at the Kentucky Horse Park, North Bullitt placed fourth out of 15 squads.

  • BE gets strong outing at home to beat Taylor

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The Bullitt East offense went into high gear on Tuesday as the Chargers exploded for a season-high 85 points as they cruised past visiting Taylor County 85-67.

    This was only the second home game of the season for Bullitt East. Unftortunately, the red and gold are not set to play at home again until Jan. 25 when they take on Pleasure Ridge Park.

    Bullitt East came out shooting the ball well as they scored 23 points in the first eight minutes to take a 12 point advantage. The lead was still in double-digits at 39-28 at halftime.

  • BC shows they can compete in 23rd after losses

      OKOLONA – Neither team got a win on Tuesday at Moore, but both of the Bullitt Central varsity teams showed that they can be competitive this winter against their rivals in the 23rd District.

    Playing the first of three district games this season, the Bullitt Central boys were within three points with less than two minutes to play before a couple of bad passes led to Moore lay-ups and the Mustangs stretched the final score to 64-55.

  • Different foes, but frustrating results for NB

     HEBRON ESTATES – In a somewhat unusual scheduling move, the two North Bullitt varsity teams played different foes on Tuesday in back-to-back contests.

    The move came about when Boyle County had to cancel a girls’ game at North Bullitt last season during a flu outbreak. The only date available this year happened to be on Tuesday, when the boys were already scheduled to play Iroquois.

    So, the boys’ played at 6:30 on Tuesday with the girls’ game following at 8 p.m.

    Lady Eagles Stumble

  • BC does it right -- twice -- to be Co-Ed ‘A’ state champs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt Central cheerleading coach James Moore was quite confident the night before that his team could win the Co-Ed ‘A’ Division Championship at the KHSAA Kentucky State Cheerleading Championships the next day.

    He just didn’t know that the team would have to do it twice.

    In the end, the Cougar squad got it done both times, winning the state championship for a sixth time and the second since the KHSAA took over the sport in 2013.

  • Chargers remain the team to beat in All-Girls Super

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—The Bullitt East Cheerleaders aimed to charge up the crowds this year and produced a fourth straight win in the All-Girls Super Division of the KHSAA State Competition this month.

    A team with only three seniors, the younger team proved age is just a number by their overwhelming determination to be successful, coach Jeff Schaber said.

    “Even though there are 30 girls on the team, they all hold each other accountable which makes practices that much more beneficial,” he said.

  • Santa makes some early visits

     Santa came to the American Legion Post 157  and he brought gifts!

    Over 80 residents attended the annual Christmas event, where kids were invited to enjoy snacks and partake in crafts until the anticipated arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus.

    Once there, children of all ages were given the chance to have their picture taken and receive an age-appropriate gift. The American Legion Post 157, the Ladies Auxiliary, the American Legion Riders Post 157 and the Sons of the American Legion collectively put on the event as well as purchased the gifts.

  • Ceremony to remember fatal train wreck of 1917

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The railroad is a major factor in Bullitt County and Shepherdsville’s history.

    No other moment involving the railroad had more impact on the area than the train wreck that occurred on Dec. 20, 1917, in Shepherdsville, the worst wreck in the history of the L&N Railroad.

    On Wednesday there will be a commemorative 100th anniversary centennial remembrance ceremony hosted by the Bullitt County History Museum and Bullitt County Public Library at Ridgway Memorial Library, located next to the actual wreck site.