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Today's News

  • Bullitt East student part of summer math, science academy at MSU

     MOREHEAD - The initial class of Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics arrived Sunday, Aug. 9, on the campus of Morehead State University.

    The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics was designed to meet the unique educational needs of academically gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors in the Commonwealth. 

    A college-level curriculum will allow students to finish high school while also completing up to two years of university coursework.

  • School system to host hearing, vote on new tax rates this evening

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Bullitt County Public School Board will host a public hearing on Monday, Aug. 24, prior to its regular meeting.

    On the docket is a proposed rate increase on real property from 64.2 cents per $100 of assessed property to 66.2 cents.

    That would mean that on a $100,000 home, the tax would increase from $642 to $662.

    The new tax rate would generate $37.9 million in revenue for the district.

  • Local folks help keep State Fair contests rolling

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Days before the Kentucky State Fair opens to the public, Shepherdsville residents Nina Bain and Dennis Shaffner were busy at work to display the antique and art competitive exhibits. 

    “Out of all the years, this is the happiest I’ve ever been,” Bain said. “I’m going to retire on a really high note.”

    Bain is the superintendent for the antique exhibit.

  • Miscues costly as Chargers fall in season opener

     MIDDLETOWN –Three turnovers and a pair of botched punt attempts that resulted in 60 yards of net losses were more than Bullitt East could overcome on Friday as the red and gold opened the 2015 season with a 28-14 loss to Eastern.

    While any loss is disappointing, veteran Charger head coach Darrell Vincent saw enough of a silver lining to believe that his team is headed in the right direction.

  • Defense rallies late to secure a Cougar victory

     STANFORD, KENTUCKY – Bullitt Central’s high-powered offense was just that on Friday in the season-opening game against Madison Southern, but it was the Cougars’ defense that stepped up at the end to secure a 35-27 victory over the Eagles.

    The game was played at Lincoln County High School as part of the Death Valley Bowl.

    Bullitt Central scored on its first four possessions and seemingly had the game in hand up 14-0 after one quarter and leading 35-21 heading into the fourth quarter.

  • North sets off fireworks in win over Woodford

     VERSAILLES -- Any coach can draw up the plays to make his or her team successful.

    But what does it take to go on the road and ruin the home team’s fireworks display on the opening night of the season?

    It takes a coaching staff with a team full of players who have heart, determination and fight.

    For Adam Billings, in his first game at the helm of the North Bullitt Eagles, he got all of that and a lot more.

    His team was singing the fight song in front of a stunned Woodford County fan base after an exciting 37-32 victory.

  • Bullitt County Health Department says you “otter” immunize

     The Bullitt County Health Department celebrates National Immunization Month by reminding both adults and children — You “Otter” Immunize! 

    Vaccines are an important step in protecting adults against several serious and sometimes deadly diseases.

    The need for vaccination does not end in childhood. Vaccines are recommended throughout our lives based on age, lifestyle, occupation, locations of travel, medical conditions, and vaccines received in the past. 

  • Roby's Cubbies

     Kindergarten students at Roby Elementary got a head start on the school year.

    They gathered at the school before the opening day to meet with teachers, learn their way around the school and participate in various activities.

  • NB’s Williams competes for Miss Jr. Teen title

      Dana Williams, a sophomore at North Bullitt High School, was recently selected to participate in the 2015 Miss Junior Teen pageant.

    The pageant will be held on Sunday, Aug. 30.

    Dana learned of her acceptance into this year’s competition when the pageant announced its selections.

    This came after candidates were interviewed in local preliminary contests.

    Dana submitted an application and took part in the interview session conducted by this year’s preliminary pageant coordinator.

  • All three area teams hit the road for week one battles

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The start of the high school football season on Friday will mean road trips for all three Bullitt County teams this week.

    This will be the third straight season that  a Bullitt County team has played in the Death Valley Bowl at Lincoln County High School. The past two years it was Bullitt East (posting a 1-1 mark) and now Bullitt Central has taken that spot as they will take on Madison Southern in the second of the two games on Friday.