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Today's News

  • Lady Eagles start new victory streak with wins

     HEBRON ESTATES – The offense couldn’t get past 50 points in either of two games last week, but the North Bullitt Lady Eagles picked up a pair of wins with strong defensive efforts.

    On Thursday, the green and gold were at home and picked up a 49-39 win over Presentation. Then, two days later, the team traveled to Elizabethtown to compete in the Bluegrass Cellular Classic at Central Hardin High School and the Lady Eagles came away with a 49-34 victory over LaRue County.

  • New Hope looking for new facility in Bullitt

     SHEPHERDSVILLE—A big move will bring big advances for local pregnant women. For four and a half years, A New Hope Pregnancy Center has worked diligently out of a formerly foreclosed house to bring pregnancy resources to those who asked for it. This spring, the organization will move to a spot in the Cedar Grove Center off Cedar Grove Road in Shepherdsville.

  • Bullitt EDA to expand efforts to bring message to potential developers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- John Snider can’t go across the country promoting the virtues of economic development in Bullitt County.

    But, he can be part of the bigger picture.

    Having attended about half of the 16 trips with Kentucky United, Snider would like to have the opportunity to have an even bigger role in 2017.

    And the members of the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority agree.

    Previously committing $6,250 to Kentucky United, the board approved spending up to $8,400 for Snider to attend more trips.

  • Council jumps into budget questions

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — In their first meeting, council members in Shepherdsville jumped right into several budget issues.

    Most importantly, council members wanted answers.

    Bob Ryan, the city’s watchdog on the finances, was in the firing line of questions.

    Mike Hubbard inquired about the city’s financial ability to handle insurance coverage to council members.

    By law, council members are eligible to be covered by the city’s insurance policies.

  • Smoking ban in cars may be repealed

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The ordinance which held occupants responsible if they were smoking with a person under the age of 18 in the vehicle could be in jeopardy.

    Stacy Dawson Cline, in her first meeting back on the Shepherdsville City Council, asked whether the ordinance passed over the summer could be repealed.

    City attorney Walter Sholar said that all he needs is direction from the council and one of the six must sponsor the ordinance.

    Cline said she would request Sholar look at repealing the ordinance.

  • STEM students get to display ‘eggsiting’ experience to public

     HEBRON ESTATES - Bullitt County Public Schools students received an opportunity to branch out and come out of their shells thanks to a new STEM challenge at the 2017 District Science Fair.

    The district hosted its first district-wide STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) challenge at Hebron Middle School for teams of students from BCPS middle and high schools.

  • Duvall becomes top scorer in East history

     LOUISVILLE -- Late in Friday’s game against Central, Bullitt East senior Lindsey Duvall became the leading scorer in Lady Charger history with a short jumper in the lane.

    A member of the Bullitt East program since she was a seventh-grader, Duvall missed all but seven games of her junior season, but still easily managed to get the mark. In fact, Duvall is the seventh leading scorer in the state this season at 24.5 points a contest for the 15-4 Lady Chargers.

  • Lady Chargers win two more

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East’s winning streak moved to seven games over the weekend and the Lady Chargers’ have won 13 of 14 after winning games on both Friday and Saturday.

  • BC girls hit a mid-season bump in the road

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars’ plans to avenge some holiday season defeats didn’t pan out over the last week as the maroon and gray went through a tough patch of play.

    In the pre-Christmas Tournament at LaRue County, Bullitt Central lost to the host team 41-40 in the semi-finals on a last second shot. Then in the third-place contest lost to Breckinridge County.

    On Friday, the Lady Cougars traveled to Breckinridge County and the results were no better as the team fell behind 11-0 and never recovered in falling 71-45.

  • Positive work done in first week by the legislators

     FRANKFORT — For the first time since 1921, Republicans took control of the Kentucky House of Representatives, making our first week back to Frankfort a historic one. 

    We have been hard at work doing exactly what the voters of Kentucky sent us to Frankfort to accomplish. 

    The result of this was an extremely productive first week of the 2017 session, in which priority bills to improve the economy, protect life, and make government more accountable passed through the General Assembly.