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Today's News

  • Daughters of American Revolution honor life of Henry Crist with marker

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It had truly been a labor of love or the members of the Daughters of American Revolution Salt River chapter in Bullitt County.
        The research and the resources to make a lasting recogniton to Henry Crist was not done overnight.
        But, recently, a large crowd gathered at the Bullitt County Courthouse on a hot Saturday afternoon.
        They came to learn a little about the man who had a big presence in Bullitt County.

  • Works of young artists etched in stone at Shepherdsville Park

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The careers of some of Bullitt County’s finest young artists are now etched in stone.
        Their permanent works are now being featured for public view at the Shepherdsville City Park.
        The Junior Visual Artists of the Bullitt County Arts Council completed a two-year project involving the carving of stones that spell “SALT RIVER” and the placement of the stones at the park.

  • MW couple establishes local Budget Blinds franchise

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Two military veterans are helping local homeowners with their windows.
        Mount Washington residents Tom and Cami Bauhs established their own Budget Blinds franchise in January.
        The company features blinds, shutters, shades, drapes, even rugs.
        Tom said the company comes to the resident’s home in a large sample van to better fit the customer’s needs, including free home consultation and measurements.

  • Maryville students to have days extended 7 minutes

     PIONEER VILLAGE -- Students and teachers at Maryville Elementary School started the current academic year off with a three-day delay.

    Due to construction issues with the renovation work at the school, classes did not resume until Monday, Aug. 15.

    As a result of the delay, students will now be in class an additional seven minutes per day through the rest of the school year.

    The additional minutes will be added to the end of the school day starting on Wednesday, Aug. 24.

  • Chargers out-rallied by Eastern 36-32 in opener

        MOUNT WASHINGTON – As is often the came in the opening game of the season, especially with a new head coach, the Bullitt East Chargers made a lot of mistakes on Friday as the team began the 2016 season at home against Louisville Eastern High School.
        Conversely, the good news is that the Chargers were still able to put forth a competitive effort. Bullitt East rallied from a 29-20 halftime deficit to move ahead 32-29 with 6:36 left in the game.

  • Cougars reverse the script, shut-out Henry 14-0

        STANFORD, KY. – What a difference a year makes.
        A season after the Bullitt Central defense averaged giving up 30 points a game and allowed at least 18 points in ten of the 11 games, the Cougars started 2016 with a shut-out on Friday, beating Henry County 14-0 in the PBK Bank Death Valley Bowl at Lincoln County High School.
        First-year head coach Matt Kuehn, who was the defensive coordinator last season when the focus was on offense, was pleased with the opening win.

  • Abnee steps in and leads Eagles to victory

        HEBRON ESTATES -- Look past the sweating brow of North Bullitt head football coach Adam Billings and you will see a smile.
        Coaches don’t always give glowing praise of their teams after the opening game.
        However, after watching his North Bullitt Eagles shut out Woodford County 20-0, Billings had a big smile.
        “I feel pretty good tonight,” Billings said as his Eagles controlled the contest after taking a 7-0 halftime lead.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 21, 2016

     

  • Board to consider school tax hike

            SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Could property owners in Bullitt County pay a little more in school taxes later this year?
        The Bullitt County Public School System has proposed its tax rates for the upcoming year and there could be an increase.
        After a real property tax rate of 66.2 cents was set last fall, that rate could increase to 69.4 cents.
        For example, a person with a $100,000 home could see their annual school tax increase from $662 to $694.

  • Publishers to combine facilities; work to go to plant in Lebanon Junction

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Until the logistics boom of the past decade, Publishers Printing was the place that many Bullitt Countians looked to for a job.
        Many graduates of the Bullitt County Public School System secured their first jobs at the Shepherdsville facility.
        However, with the changing economy and the presence of more modern equipment, employees were notified on what had become a popular rumor the past month -- the facilities in Shepherdsville will be consolidated with the plant in Lebanon Junction.