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Today's News

  • County to keep its tax same for real property

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It’s great news for property owners in Bullitt County -- if your assessments did not go up.

    Bullitt Fiscal Court passed a resolution keeping all tax rates the same for the coming year.

    However, in terms of revenue for the county and the services it provides, there will be a drop in revenue when tax bills are collected later this fall.

  • Hillview, MW police earn accreditation

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Two local police departments have always felt that they were doing a good job.

    Now, an outside team of evaluators have certified that the Hillview and Mount Washington police departments are, in fact, doing a good job.

    Both the Mount Washington and Hillview police departments received their accreditation in early August at a ceremony in Bowling Green.

  • Easement maintenance woes in Hunters Hollow

        HUNTERS HOLLOW – The Hunters Hollow City Commission has dealt with more than its share of ditch and drainage issues in the past.
        Recent issues have included a failed sewage treatment plant, as well as back flow issues at various residences.
        Though some of the problems involve events that the commission or residents may not be able to control, there are certain things residents can do to assist with drainage flow.

  • Federal student loans offers deferments

     If you are having trouble repaying your Federal Stafford Loans, you may be able to take advantage of a deferment, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

    A deferment lets you postpone paying your loans if you meet certain criteria. You can get a deferment if you are:

    *Still in college at least half time.

    *In a rehabilitation training program.

    *Unemployed.

    *Having economic hardship.

    * In the military.

  • Mayor selection duty of members who sit in office

     Let’s hope this is one of those editorials written that is no longer relevant because after deadline, the powers that be took care of the matter.

    But, for a little lack of confidence, let’s just ponder the craziness surrounding the mayor’s vacancy in Shepherdsville.

    Yes, Circuit Judge Rodney Burress’ ruling on the legal question in Shepherdsville probably caught a few people by surprise.

  • Lady Chargers get the best of Central 9-0

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Getting four goals from senior Christian Foster, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers had no trouble on Tuesday turning back Bullitt Central 9-0 in girls’ soccer action.

    Foster, who by the end of the week had scored 42 goals in 16 games, was all over the field a night after scoring three times in a 4-3 loss to district rival Mercy.

  • BE’s Battistotti takes fifth at regional golf

     FORT KNOX – Bullitt East senior Margherita Battistotti, a foreign exchange student from Italy, fired an 86 in wet conditions on Monday to finish fifth in the Girls’ Region Three Tournament at Lindsey Golf Course located at Fort Knox.

    That finish earned Battistotti a spot in next week’s Kentucky State Tournament on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Bowling Green Country Club. Battistotti is the first Bullitt East female golfer to reach the state tournament since Olivia Pruitt in 2013.

  • Cave City area has lots of things to see and do just miles from home

        Labor Day has passed us and fall is right around the corner.
        Fall is a great time for short weekend road trips.
        Cave City is just a short drive down I-65 and in October offers great music, good family time, and nature in all of its autumn glory.  
        America’s favorite country quartet the Oak Ridge Boys takes front and center stage at the Cave City Convention Center the third Saturday in October.

  • Regional golf action set for Monday and Tuesday

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – Golf will grab center stage this week as the first fall sport to move into the post-season enters regional play on Monday and Tuesday.
        All of the Bullitt County programs that will have teams taking part will be playing at Lindsay Golf Course which is located at Fort Knox.

  • Thank goodness for the ‘mercy’ rule in BE rout

        BARDSTOWN -- The only group that may have been unhappy with Bullitt East’s 69-0 victory over the Nelson County Cardinals was the school’s cheerleading team.
        The score meant that the cheer squad had to do 376 jumping jacks -- one for each point scored by the Chargers.
        On the field, head coach Mark Sander has been getting the feeling that his young squad and the new coaching staff are starting to put it all together.