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Today's News

  • 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  • Smoking ban in cars may be repealed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her first meeting back on the Shepherdsville City Council, asked whether the ordinance passed over the summer could be repealed.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. 

  • 2016 Bullitt County Player of the Year

     North Bullitt senior Nate Johnson was recently named the 2016 Bullitt County Football Player of the Year. The annual award of sponsored by Schmid Funeral Home. Presenting the award to Johnnson were Tim Gonterman (left) and Mark Schmid (right). The award is also sponsored by The Awards Center, radio station WFBR-95.3 and The PIoneer News.

  • Cougars win one in OT

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Getting 26 points from sophomore Taj Higdon and 19 from another sophomore, Aiden Terry, the Bullitt Central Cougars survived a couple of shaky moments on Thursday to beat visiting Henry County 59-57 in overtime.

    The game between former Eighth Region rivals was much like the season has been for the Cougars to this point – full of both youthful promise and youthful inexperience.

  • Red-hot Chargers roll PRP early

      VALLEY STATION – Shooting an incredible 79 percent from the field in the first half, the Bullitt East Chargers made a statement to the rest of the field at the Republic Bank Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament as they crushed a highly-respected Pleasure Ridge Park squad 68-48.

    Just a month earlier, playing at PRP for the first time ever, Bullitt East pulled out a 66-62 victory.