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Today's News

  • Thanks through song

    The Bullitt Central choir performed during the community Thanksgiving service at First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville.

    It was part of the annual Fellowship of Concern Thanksgiving service.

    The BC choir will perform again at First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville Monday, Dec. 15, at its annual Christmas concert. The public is invited to attend. The concert begins at 7 p.m.

  • Lady Cougars win holiday tournament

    FRANKFORT - The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars have often wanted to run and gun under head coach Bryan Bates.

    Now, this season, the Lady Cougars are running and gunning and more importantly, winning

    Bullitt Central picked up its most impressive tournament title in a number of years on Wednesday, when the maroon and gray capped a strong three day run with a 53-41 victory over an Australian International Team in the championship game of the Lady Wolverine Holiday Classic at Western Hills High School in Frankfort.

  • Another tourney and East again finishes 2-2

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - For the second time in as many weeks, the Bullitt East Chargers went on the road for a holiday tournament and returned home with a 2-2 record in 16-team events.

    The most recent was the Lloyd Memorial Invitational in northern Kentucky. The tournament started less than a week after the red and gold finished as the runners-up in the consolation bracket of the Canfield Development King of the Bluegrass Holiday Tournament at Fairdale.

  • Holiday helpers at Thanksgiving

    On Thanksgiving day, members of the First Baptist Church in Shepherdsville, with some assistance from the local Boy Scout troop from St. Aloysius, helped to serve over 325 meals.

    The volunteers prepared the meals and then delivered many of them. Many others came by the church to pick up the holiday feast.

    The members of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church continued their long tradition of serving the community on Thanksgiving day by preparing over 400 meals, many of which were delivered to those in the area.

  • Oldham man charged with drugs, counterfeit money

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - What started as a drug investigation ended up Monday being a case of counterfeit money being spread throughout the community.

    Kevin Michael Sheehan, 27, of Crestwood, was arrested by the Bullitt County Drug Task Force, which initiated the investigation.

    Sheehan is now housed in the Bullitt County Detention Center on a $25,000 cash bond.

    He is charged with 28 counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument, tampering with physical evidence, fleeing or evading police and conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance.

  • Scouting for Food another success

    Boy Scouts in the Lincoln Heritage Council collected over 350,000 canned goods as part of this year’s Scouting for Food program to help the less fortunate.

    The over 22,000 members of the 25-county area donated 50,000 service hours to the cause.

    The collected goods remain in local food banks, churches and homeless shelters.

    In Bullitt County, scout groups, like the one pictured at Overdale United Methodist Church, braved a cold, rainy Saturday to pick up thousands of canned food items that will help the community this holiday season.

  • City names meeting room for long-time clerk

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Family and friends of former Shepherdsville city clerk Neva Ward shared smiles and tears as the city hall council chambers were re-dedicated in Ward’s honor.

    A new plaque is now displayed in the chambers officially declaring the area as Neva Ward Hall.

    Ward served as city clerk for six mayors between 1976 and 2000.

  • Health Department thrives under Fitzgibbons' 22 years of leadership

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Welcome to Bullitt County and, by the way, your first day on the job entails asking Bullitt Fiscal Court to adopt a new tax on the people.

    Have a nice day.

    Well, for Ned Fitzgibbons, that first day may not have been successful as the first full-time director of the Bullitt County Public Health Department. But the next 22-plus years were definitely more than simply a success.

  • Lady Eagles continue to improve with 3rd at Doss

    LOUISVILLE - When the season began, not a lot was expected of the North Bullitt Lady Eagles.

    Now, a month into the season, the green and gold have a 5-5 record and a third-place trophy from the Lady Dragons' Holiday Invitational at Doss High School. In fact, if the Lady Eagles had shot free throws a little better, they might have gotten a bigger trophy out of the eight-team event.

    Still, head coach Bill Robinette is pleased with the team’s performance so far as well as the improvement they have made.

  • THIS WEEK IN SPORTS: JANUARY 5-11

    BASKETBALL

    Monday, January 5

    **Holy Cross at North Bullitt (Girls). 6 p.m.

    Tuesday, January 6

    **Southern at Bullitt East (G&B). 6 p.m.

    **Seneca at Bullitt Central (Girls). 6 p.m.

    **South Oldham at North Bullitt (Boys). 6 p.m.

    Thursday, January 8

    **North Bullitt at Spencer County (G&B). 6 p.m.

    (Make-up for Dec. 16 snow day).

    Friday, January 9

    **Bullitt East at Fairdale (G&B). 6 p.m.

    **Bullitt Central at Southern(G&B). 6 p.m.