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Today's News

  • Community center fees set under mayor’s powers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Local officials discussed not only the fate of its community center but the prices to be charged for its usage.

    However, all that discussion really wasn’t needed.

    Without a vote by the city council, Shepherdsville mayor Curtis Hockenbury has set the rental prices for the community center off Frank E. Simon Avenue.

    However, he is still looking at pricing for the city hall and city gym.

  • Parties to work together on MW zoning request

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— The decision involving the rezoning of a longtime Mount Washington business was postponed to allow a chance for both parties to work together.

    Virginia McAllister has run a body shop business on her land, located just north of North Bardstown Road, for over 40 years.

    The request is to rezone 5.8916 acres from R-1 Residential to B-1 Highway Business.

    According to McAllister’s grandson, Chris Lyle, the shop is a performance automotive and off-road shop.

  • Highway 1020/Coral Ridge Road to be closed at Highway 61

     BROOKS - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announces temporary closure of KY 1020 (Coral Ridge Road) at the intersection of KY 61 in Bullitt County. 

    Contract crews will be connecting gas lines underneath the roadway as part of the KY 61 widening and realignment project.

    KY 1020 will be closed at KY 61 (mile point 0.0) beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 23. The road will remain closed to through traffic until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24. 

  • Cougars finish 10th at archery nationals

     LOUISVILLE – Competing last weekend at the NASP Nationals in Louisville, the number one Bullitt Central team finished tenth overall out of 248 teams.

    Coach Dustin Metcalf’s squad finished with a score of 3,411, slightly off the team’s best mark of the season at 3,416. That score came in winning the KHSAA Region 4 title back in March.

  • Diamond sports post-season starts Monday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The final group of post-season tourneys will start today as both softball and baseball move into district play.

    The good news for local fans is that they won’t have to go out of the county this year for the first week of play.

    Nothing has changed in the format for the two post-season diamond events. The top two teams in each tourney will advance to the Sixth Region tournaments which will be held the following week. As in the past, the district winners will be host teams on Memorial Day and will be playing a district runner-up.

  • JROTC HONORS

     The North Bullitt JROTC program recently hosted its awards ceremony.

    As part of the celebration, Maj. Clark was presented with the JROTC Gold Instructor Award for his work as an incredible teacher and outstanding role model.

  • BE stuns top-ranked Trinity

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Chargers have lost eight one-run games this season, but the red and gold won a one-run game to remember on Saturday when they defeated the Trinity Shamrocks, the state’s top-ranked baseball team by a 5-4 count.

    Bullitt East trailed in the highlight game of the Valu-Market Charger Challenge 4-1 before scoring three times in the bottom of the sixth to tie the game before pushing across a run in the bottom of the seventh for the win.

  • North has uneven week against top-flight foes

     HEBRON ESTATES – With a week of “scrimmages” left to play, North Bullitt head coach Brian Wise is feeling pretty good about his team.

    The Eagles needed a “better” week coming off a “bad” week to get ready for the May 22 District 23 opener against Southern.

    Wise got what he wanted. The Eagles finished the week 2-2; but, more importantly, he liked what he saw on the field.

    On Monday, the Eagles traveled to Oldham County and lost 13-7.

  • Confidence continues to multiply for BE softball

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Since losing to defending state champion Scott County 2-1 on April 14 and falling to just 7-7 overall, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers have been on fire.

    Adding three more victories to the tally last week, coach Ricky Hoffman’s team has won ten of its last 11 games heading into the final week of the regular season. The team is now 17-8 overall with four games on the slate this week.

  • RELAY FOR LIFE on Friday night: Name of game will be to raise lots of money

     HEBRON ESTATES - That’s life!

    A new track surface at North Bullitt High School caused a change in plans for the 2017 Relay for Life. However, the committee has taken a risk and developed a stratego that should turn all the balderdash into an act of perfection that becomes a true pay day for the American Cancer Society.