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Today's News

  • Year makes big difference for Davis, board

     What a difference a year makes.

    After getting a few tough scores last year in his evaluation from school board members, superintendent Keith Davis got top grades this time around.

    There were glowing comments from board chairperson Debby Atherton and Davis was also very pleased with the marks.

    No one will agree with anyone in leadership 100 percent of the time. Even with the most popular of leaders, there will always be someone who is not pleased with the status quo.

  • BC’s Whitener to cheer at U of L

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – “Never settle for less.”

    Bullitt Central senior Joanna Whitener says that is her motto and she pushed it to the max recently when she signed to join the University of Louisville All-Girls cheerleading squad, the top team in the country this past season.

    There never really was a decision as Whitener knew exactly what and where she wanted to do her college cheerleading -- when she was four years old.

  • Summer baseball/softball action starts this week

     The Mount Washington Youth League Softball All-Stars will compete this weekend in the Babe Ruth Kentucky State Tournament at Fern Creek. Play will begin on Thursday and run through Sunday.

    The top two teams in each age bracket advance to the Babe Ruth Regional Tournament set for July 13 in Fairfield, Ohio.

     

    Under-8 Mount Washington All-Stars

  • What does make America great?

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Local officials remain uncertain as to whether the United States Flag will still be seen flying over the Bullitt County Courthouse by the dawn’s early light on July 5.

    A growing fear appears to be taking hold of the community as political opponents are using Independence Day as a tool in their ongoing fight to claim their own perceptions of what makes America great.

  • Fourth of July

     There will be plenty of campaign rhetoric from our presumptive candidates for President this holiday season.

    But overlooking the political talk, it is a time in America were we should salute the freedoms that we have.

    We continue to see the world change. It sometimes seems to change on a daily basis.

    As we enjoy hour holiday weekend, we should all take a moment to remember those who fought for our freedoms.

  • Saying Goodbye

     A few goodbyes are in store.

    First, Jean Hatzell passed away last week. She served as Bullitt Circuit Clerk.

    She was a well-respected business person before jumping into elected office. Her husband, Jippy, was another well known businessman.

    Jean was at the start of the great growth in Bullitt County -- which mean more court cases and more work for her staff.

  • Summer Youth Sports Camps -- Baseball

     The fundamentals of baseball were the main topics recently at Youth Baseball Camps put on by the Bullitt Central and Bullitt East coaching staffs.

    Bullitt Central head coach G.J. Moore had about 30 players at his three day event held at the team’s field.

    Bullitt East assistant coaches Craig Sharpe and Eric Moore ran the Bullitt East camp for roughly 60 players in two sessions at the Total Sports Academy in Mount Washington.

  • Central’s Burns signs to cheer for Hilltoppers

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – Cheerleading has always been important for Bullitt Central senior Hannah Burns, so it wasn’t too tough for her when she spent four days trying out for the All-Girls program at Western Kentucky University in May.
        OK, maybe a little tough on the nerves.
        Still, Burns made it through that tough try-out and she was elated when she saw her name posted on the final day of the work-outs in Bowling Green.

  • Be ready to roll when practice starts

     You need that form filled out and signed for your child to play sports, so you dash off to the local retail clinic. Sound familiar? Probably too familiar, according to Drew Duerson, M.D.

  • East’s Salyer selected for Kentucky All-Stars

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Bullitt East softball standout Emily Salyer will be part of the Kentucky All-Star team that will take on the best from Tennessee on Wednesday in the annual series.
        This year’s best of three games will be played at South Warren High School in Bowling Green.
        The games are put on by the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association. This will be the 11th year for the series and the two states have split the previous ten encounters.