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Today's News

  • East ready to host big holiday event during busy week

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Basketballs will be bouncing all across the area the next two weeks as the holiday hoops tournament season takes hold for all six of the area basketball programs.

    This week, five of the six will be playing in area events (The Bullitt Central boys do not play this week) while during the week between the two major holidays, two of the area teams will be heading out of state while three more will be playing within the state (the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars do not play during that week).

  • East’s ‘full’ team wins first game at PRP

     SHIVELY – Playing with a full deck for the first time this season, the Bullitt East Chargers picked up a huge win on Tuesday as they defeated Pleasure Ridge Park 66-62.

    Amazingly, while the two powerful Sixth Region programs have met numerous times in the Louisville Invitational Tournament and the Sixth Region Tournament, this was the first time Bullitt East had ever traveled to Pleasure Ridge Park for a basketball game.

  • Central splits pair of games with Southern

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Any win is a good win.

    That is a phrase a lot of high school basketball coaches like to use, especially after three game losing skids. That is exactly what Bullitt Central Lady Cougar head coach Josh Cravens was saying on Tuesday after his Lady Cougars survived a tough 55-52 game to beat 23rd District rival Southern.

  • Bullitt East wins Dixie Duals title
  • Bullitt Central again finishes as state runner-up

     LEXINGTON – Since winning the Kentucky Co-Ed State Cheerleading Championship in 2013, the Bullitt Central program has been locked in a battle with Graves County for the top spot on the podium in what has now become the Large Co-Ed Division.

  • Bullitt East wins third straight state cheer title

     MOUNT WASHINGTON  -- For the third year in a row,  the Bullitt East cheerleaders have traveled to the Kentucky Horse Park Alltech Arena and each of those trips have resulted in a state championship.

    By the narrowest of margins, the Bullitt East cheerleaders won the All-Girls Super team division.

    “It speaks volumes about our program, as we work extremely hard and put in many hours of practice on top of cheering games, while maintaining grades to remain eligible,” head coach Jeff Schaber said of winning the third straight state title.

  • Hunters Hollow gets ditch fixed; still worried about sewer issue

     HUNTERS HOLLOW - Since the sewage plant explosion of 2014, the Hunters Hollow City Commission deals with bad news on a monthly basis.

    However, mayor Linda Parker changed up the city’s November business meeting with a bit of good news.

    “The ditch is fixed,” she announced.

    Parker referred to the ditchline work completed by RLH Rentals, which cleared and upgraded the city stream area, including mowing and filling in eroded holes.

  • Cedar Grove gets early Christmas present in form of 40 new ukuleles

     CEDAR GROVE - How’d you like to spend Christmas on Christmas Island?

    Cedar Grove students can do the next best thing: They can play the famous island tune on 40 brand new ukuleles.

    Kala Brand Music Company donated 40 Kala Waterman ukuleles to Cedar Grove as part of a recent contest, an estimated value of about $1,600.

    Cedar Grove music instructor Rebecca Dennis found out the contest by following the Kala company on Facebook. She said the company has offered many contests for free instruments but not to this scale.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning December 18, 2016

     Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

     

  • Roberts to offer land for new VA hospital

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With the dispute in Jefferson County over the location of the new Veterans Administration Hospital, another option will be offered on Tuesday.

    Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts announced Friday that during the next fiscal court meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 20, she would offer to donate a tract of land currently owned by the county.

    The property, which would be approximately 42 acres in size, is located at the Highway 245 interchange off Interstate 65.