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Today's News

  • Understand your pay stub in filling out forms

      When you work, you will receive a pay stub each time you get paid, although it may not be a paper stub.
        Understanding your pay stub is vital to managing your money and budgeting.
        Each employer’s pay stub is different, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), but you will usually see these items:
        Gross Pay: This is what you earned that pay period before any taxes or benefits, such as insurance, were withheld.

  • BRINGING IN the NEW YEAR

        Just because midnight might be too late for the younger crowd to stay up, doesn’t mean they should have to miss out on counting down to a new year.
        The Bullitt County Public Libraries created their own solution: A Noon Year’s Eve Party.
        With plenty of noisemakers, balloons and bubbles to spare, participants gathered at Ridgway Memorial Library in Shepherdsville to dance, eat cupcakes, play games and, most importantly, ring the New Year at a more age-appropriate time.
     

  • Hillview praised for efforts to battle drug abuse

        HILLVIEW — The holiday season is a festive one that is commonly associated with parties.
        However, as the holiday season was in full swing, Jennifer Stepp was present to praise Hillview officials for its efforts during 2016.
        It was in the past year that Hillview police officers saved nearly three dozen lives by using the narcan program.
        This drug helps keep those who have overdosed alive long enough to get treatment.

  • Bullitt County PE educators presented honors

     The Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (KAPHERD) presented awards to several Bullitt County educators during its 2016 fall convention in Lexington.

    Former Maryville Elementary School teacher Dennis Minnis was named 2016-2017 Kentucky Elementary School PE Teacher of the Year.

  • Neighbors assist in containing fire

     HILLVIEW - Firefighters, along with some neighborly assistance, controlled a residential structure fire Monday afternoon.

    Zoneton Fire Marshal Kevin Moulton said units were dispatched to 316 Overdale Drive at 3:37 p.m.

    According to Moulton, the fire was contained to the living room area in the front of the house.

    Moulton said the homeowner was in the shower at the time and was unaware of the fire until seeing smoke.

    Meanwhile, two neighbors saw the fire and broke through a front window to combat it with an extinguisher.

  • BE rolls on a holiday

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – For the fact that it was basically a national holiday and there was wall-to-wall football on TV at home, but the Bullitt East Chargers focused very well on basketball last Monday as they crushed visiting Whitefield Academy 89-38.

  • BC teams split two

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Despite scoring just eight points in the fourth quarter, the Bullitt Central Cougars managed to hold off a spirited comeback by visiting Meade County 65-63 on Tuesday.

    The Green Wave had opened the season with a 7-1 record and while the team has been struggling of late, they were a big school with a winning record at 8-5 when they got to Shepherdsville. However, the youthful Cougars did enough right to get perhaps the most impressive victory to this part of the season.

  • Snow grabs two NB games

     HEBRON ESTATES – On Thursday of last week, North Bullitt and Assumption had to postpone a game because of inclement weather.

    This was actually the second time this game has had to be moved. It was originally scheduled for the first week of the season, but Assumption asked that it be moved because of an ‘open house’ at the school that night.

    Still, as of Friday, no new date for the game had been set.

  • East, North both in Girls’ LIT

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the third straight season, both Bullitt East and North Bullitt earned spots in the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Consolidated Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament set to start on Jan. 24 at Bellarmine University’s Knights Hall.

  • Late dry spell costs NB big upset chance

     HEBRON ESTATES – Following an exchange of baskets to open the fourth quarter, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles on Tuesday had a 51-50 lead over visiting Nelson County, the state’s 19th ranked team.

    Unfortunately, that turned out to be the high-water mark for the green and gold as Nelson County scored 12 of the next 14 points over a five-minute span to take control of the game. By the final buzzer, the Lady Cardinals had pulled out a 71-62 victory by outscoring North Bullitt 23-13 in the final quarter.