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Today's News

  • Tourism provides high hopes for continued growth in ‘18

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — New years come with new resolutions and tourism in Bullitt County is no exception.

    Reflecting on the past year, tourism director Troy Beam said establishing the first full year in the visitor’s center was a highlight for him.

    Located at 142 Buffalo Run Road, Beam’s office shifted from the second floor of Paroquet Springs Conference Centre to the new location in July 2016 in an effort to better reach those unfamiliar with the area.

  • Third person enters race for co. judge/executive

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The election deadline is looming but filings have been less than expected.

    A major filing over the past week was Tony Thompson, who will make a second run for the county judge’s position on the Democratic ticket.

    Incumbent Melanie Roberts will have a Republican primary challenge from Jerry Summers, a longtime executive with Jim Beam Brands.

    The winner of the primary races will meet in the fall general election.

  • Prewitt selected as local Partner of Year

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Lisa Prewitt, from Our Lady of Peace/KentuckyOne Health, was selected as the 2017 Partners in Prevention’s Partner of the Year. 

    According to chairman Sarah Smith, the board chose Prewitt for her years as a loyal and dedicated member.

    During her time with the PIP committee, Prewitt has led drug prevention efforts for the county at many of the middle and high schools. 

  • Big third quarter lifts North past Central

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A two-point lead for North Bullitt at halftime expanded to double-digits early in the second half and the Eagles went onto beat arch-rival Bullitt Central 62-51 on Friday in the first of the two meetings between the teams this winter.

    North Bullitt opened the third quarter with an 11-3 surge that moved to 15-5 late in the third frame. The Eagles were up 42-31 entering the fourth quarter and Bullitt Central could get no closer than six points (44-38) the rest of the way.

  • Lady Eagles have no trouble with Central

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – There were no surprises on Friday as the North Bullitt Lady Eagles rolled to a 63-21 victory over Bullitt Central in a contest that was as lopsided as the final score would indicate.

    North Bullitt rolled big despite the fact that senior guard Hailey Free, who has signed with Pikeville, missed the game after suffering a sprained ankle two nights earlier in a win over Fern Creek. Lady Eagle head coach David Marion was expecting Free to take the court again over the weekend in a game against South Laurel.

  • Mixed results for BE teams in Florida

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The two Bukllitt East basketball programs spent the week between Christmas and New Years in Florida with each team playing three games, but in different locations.

    Chargers Win Two

    Playing in Panama City Beach in Florida in the Marlin Christmas Classic, the Chargers split a pair of close games before romping to an easy win over the host school in the final contest.

    First, the Chargers picked up a win as they turned back East Hamilton, a team from Ooltewah, Tennessee by a 71-67 count.

  • BBB Hot Topics: January 2018

     Take a look at BBB’s hot topics for January 2018!

  • No school Feb. 19 and 20

     There will be no classes held at Bullitt County Public Schools on either Monday, Feb. 19, or Tuesday, Feb. 20.

  • LWC crews working multiple cold weather water main breaks

     The temperatures are over 30 degrees warmer than last week, but Louisville Water is still dealing with the remnants of last week’s artic weather.

    Since January 1, crews have repaired 122 water main breaks throughout the service area.

    Today, Louisville Water is repairing another 12 pipes that have broken. A typical day for Louisville Water is repairing two to three breaks.

  • Central comes up short to Meade Co.

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Following a long but ride after the first day back in classes after the holidays, the Bullitt Central Cougars put up a good fight, but came up just short, falling to Meade County 62-57.

    This one was close throughout as neither team had more than a five point edge at the end of any quarter.

    Meade County was up 31-29 at halftime and then outscored the Cougars 18-15 in the third quarter.