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Today's News

  • Time to forget past, get down to business

     It’s been about three months ago that voters went to the polls and made their selections.

    In the city of Shepherdsville, a mayor and six councilmembers were elected.

    They took office earlier this month and have already had one meeting.

    We hope none in the future follow that initial gathering.

    Meanwhile staff writer Stephen Thomas composed a column that outlines some of the allegations and accusations thrown about at the Jan. 12 meeting.

  • Fight card full for first city meeting

      For many Bullitt Countians, Monday nights mean tuning in for their favorite television wrestling program. 

    These days the only fighting I get to see on Monday night is at the Shepherdsville city council meetings.

    As a reporter it is my job, to the best of my ability, to report what happens at these meetings, placing the important information into the newspaper so readers may be informed and, if possible, not bored.

  • Schmid Funeral Home Football Players of the Year

     For the 2014 season, Schmid Funeral Home and the other sponsors for the Bullitt County Player of the Year Award divided it into offensive and defensive awards.

    On offense, Bullitt Central senior Trevor Carnell picked up his third consecutive Player of the Year Award. Joining hime for the honor were Tim Gonterman and Mark Schmid of Schmid Funeral Home as well as Bullitt Central principal Andy Pohlman and athletic director Mike Gossett.

  • Local teams picking up steam at halfway mark

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – While not being invited to this year’s Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament, the Bullitt Central Cougars had a productive week which included a very strong outing on Thursday against Henry County.

    The game had already been scheduled and would have been played if the Cougars had been in the LIT or not. Jumping out to an 18-9 lead after one quarter, the Cougars went onto win 67-48 against a Wildcat team that had opened the season with a win over North Bullitt and entered the game with a winning record.

  • East holds on late to defeat talented Seneca

    VALLEY STATION – For three-and-a-half quarters of the team’s opening round game in the Republic Bank Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament, everything was going just to plan against the Seneca Redhawks.

  • Lawson named to take over Cougar football program

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – After just one year within the program, Tye Lawson was promoted to head coach on Thursday, replacing Danny Leasor who retired after eight seasons in his second stint at the school.

  • Shepherdsville Santa is success

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Shepherdsville Police Department members are sworn to protect and serve, and at Christmas they try their best to serve.

    The Shepherdsville Santa program hosted by SPD brought Christmas in the form of holiday gift packages for families in need throughout the city.

    Chief Doug Puckett said the program was able to provide for 125 families this year, a total of 280 citizens.

    Each family received a care box with food, hams, jackets, games, toys and stuffed animals.

  • CG's Dennis earns national teacher certification

    Cedar Grove Elementary School music teacher Rebecca Dennis has earned certification in Music/Early and Middle Childhood from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, the highest possible ranking in the field of education.

    “It was very challenging but also very rewarding,” she said. “I learned more during the NB process than I did during any college course. Analyzing your own teaching through video was very enlightening. You can reflect on your lessons, but many things go unnoticed while you are teaching.”

  • Valid sewer surcharge request has not been submitted

    HUNTERS HOLLOW -- While the possibility still exists for a surcharge request for the 696 residential and commercial customers of the Hunters Hollow sewage treatment system, nothing official has been filed in Frankfort.

  • Responses, reaction swift to audit

    CLERMONT -- Even before the audit of the Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District was released, board of trustees were already at work solving some of the ills exposed upon the examination.