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Today's News

  • Maryville students get look at stars in lab on wheels

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Maryville Elementary students experienced a field trip of astronomical proportions.

    And no one had to leave the school building to participate.

    Students attended educational programs inside the Owsley Brown II Portable Planetarium presented by the Gheens Science Hall & Rauch Planetarium at the University of Louisville.

    The Portable Planetarium, shaped like the top of a large mushroom, can fit inside most school gymnasiums. Once inflated, students head inside to get a look at the projected skies above.

  • BC is not match for Manual in LIT

    LOUISVILLE – Even during the best of times, the Manual Lady Crimsons would have been a lot for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars to handle.

         Unfortunately, these are not the best of times for the maroon and gray. Injuries have decimated the team. On Tuesday, in the program’s first trip ever to the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament, three starters sat on the bench in street clothes next to head coach Kyle Roach.

  • Mercy closes out BE with the games' final 11 points

    LOUISVILLE – Battling back from a 14-point deficit midway through the third quarter, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers seemingly had arch-rival Mercy right where they wanted them down the stretch of the second round game in the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament on Wednesday.

  • Lady Eagles put on a strong show in beating CAL 64-49

     LOUISVILLE – Playing on the big stage under the bright lights for the second time in less than a week, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles made a statement that they belong with the top teams in the Sixth and Seventh Regions as they opened play in the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament with a 64-59 win over Christian Academy.

         The Tuesday afternoon contest marked the first time that North Bullitt had ever played in the prestigious mid-season event and the team made the most of the opportunity.

  • East bests Central again

    LOUISVILLE – Eleven days didn’t make much difference for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers when they squared off with Louisville Central in the first round of the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament last week.

         That was the amount of time since Bullitt East had traveled into Louisville and beat the Lady Yellowjackets 66-59. The pairings for the Girls’ LIT had them matched up again and this time the Lady Chargers put the defensive clamps on the athletic Central team, winning 57-43.

  • Bernheim Forest is busy with activities throughout February

    CLERMONT– From individuals to families, and pollywogs to seniors, there is something for everyone at Bernheim this February. In addition to regularly scheduled activities and programs, Bernheim is kicking off its newest Family Backyard Beekeeping Series as well as offering a romantic Valentine Dinner for couples celebrating the holiday.

    Details on these two offerings and all of the month’s great programs and activities are below:

  • Zoneton learns Power of Girls

    ZONETON - The girls at Zoneton Middle School celebrated who they are at a girls' only assembly to commemorate International Girls' Day.

    The special day designation was created by the Confidence Coalition, established by the Kappa Delta sorority in 2009 to encourage young women to stand up against peer pressure and stereotypes.

    Zoneton social studies teacher Nicole Henry and instructional coach Ondrea Smallwood hosted the event. The two instruct a Girl Power class at the school.

  • Protection provided despite lack of formal contract

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- For three hours, some of which turned out to be a bit combative, attorneys from two fire factions were at odds.

  • Hatfield retires after 27 years

     CLERMONT -- With 27 years of service to the community, Julius Hatfield has retired from the Southeast Bullitt Fire Department.

  • City begins appeal on flood maps

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Playing "the game" with the federal government is never easy.

    There are rules to follow, and even then those rules could change in a moment's notice.

    The Shepherdsville City Council decided to play when they began a process to challenge Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) plans to change flood plain regulations, preparing an official appeal.

    Meanwhile, the official deadline for the appeals process was moved forward, much closer to the time it will take for a response to the Shepherdsville appeal.