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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Eagles make just enough big plays to halt BC

        HEBRON ESTATES – Coming up big on defense, including stopping Bullitt Central three times on fourth down inside their own 25-yard line over the final 16 minutes of the game, the North Bullitt Eagles held on Friday to beat the Cougars 21-14 in the 41st renewal of The Game.

  • Treats for blood donors

     HILLVIEW - To increase the recent Red Cross blood drive collection, Jim Eadens sweetened the pot.

    The Hillview mayor donated supplies for free ice cream sundaes to all donors who attended a recent drive hosted at the Hillview Government Center.

    Eadens said the center has hosted many drives in the past. He was looking for an incentive to persuade more donors to the event.

    In the past Eadens and members of the Hillview City Council have made other generous donations, including a Thanksgiving-style meal.

  • Burgoo Festival in Lawrenceburg

     Lawrenceburg is the place to be this weekend when the community hosts its annual Burgoo Festival, highlighted by the annual Burgoo Cook-Off and inaugural Burgoo Eating Contest.

    The festival runs Friday through Sunday and features a variety of live music, vendors and of course, burgoo, a tasty stew that includes a variety of meats and vegetables.

    The cook-off allows anyone willing to make a $2 donation to judge a healthy sample of each team’s burgoo, along with their booth displays.

  • Newest Chamber member cuts ribbon

     HILLVIEW - The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce and local officials welcome Branch Banking and Trust Company’s Hillview Financial Center as the newest Chamber member.

    The BB&T branch location, at 5205 Hansbrook Drive, has been serving the community since June 2006.

    The location dates back to being a branch of the Bank of Louisville in 1972.

    BB&T Hillview Financial Center is open Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fridays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.