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Today's News

  • Good or bad, things sure did happen fast in legislature

     Whether the bills approved on Saturday in Frankfort were good or bad, they sure happened fast.

    Kind of like showing you that you can do something and there isn’t anything you can do about it.

    But, with the majority, couldn’t you take your time and still get the same result in a few weeks?

    Maybe the folks on the other side of the aisle did the same thing for 100 years. Maybe we just didn’t know the speed in which very important pieces of legislation was passed.

  • A casual look at the final six months

      Alliance Entertainment started off the second half of 2016 by announcing that it would expand its Shepherdsville distribution facility and add 150 jobs.

    The expansion would make it the world’s largest distributor of CDs, DVDs and Blu-Ray wholesale products.

    Noah Glass was selected to be part of the Team USA squad which participated in the National Archery in the Schools All-Star Championships.

    The competition was held in South Africa.

    Homearama came to Bullitt County in July.

  • Sixth Region showdown goes to Tigers 64-54

     FERN CREEK – In a clash of both 24th District and Sixth Region powerhouses, the Bullitt East Chargers won the first half against Fern Creek on Friday.

    Unfortunately, the home standing Tigers, behind the play off the bench of Clint Wickliffe, put together a strong second half and roared past the Chargers en route to a 64-54 victory.

  • Lady Chargers grab two wins

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The first game of the weekend might not have gone as smoothly as head coach Chris Stallings would have liked, but the Bullitt East Lady Chargers picked up the pace on Saturday.

    Against Fern Creek on the road on Friday, the Lady Chargers seemingly had the game amongst 24th District rivals well in hand, but they could never put the game away. After being up by as many as 20 points in the third quarter, Bullitt East let the Lady Tigers get within eight points before securing the 66-58 victory.

  • Santa visits the fire department

    The Shepherdsville Fire Department hosted Breakfast with Santa. It has become annual event as children and their families can meet Santa and enjoy a nice meal.

  • Understand your pay stub in filling out forms

      When you work, you will receive a pay stub each time you get paid, although it may not be a paper stub.
        Understanding your pay stub is vital to managing your money and budgeting.
        Each employer’s pay stub is different, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), but you will usually see these items:
        Gross Pay: This is what you earned that pay period before any taxes or benefits, such as insurance, were withheld.

  • BRINGING IN the NEW YEAR

        Just because midnight might be too late for the younger crowd to stay up, doesn’t mean they should have to miss out on counting down to a new year.
        The Bullitt County Public Libraries created their own solution: A Noon Year’s Eve Party.
        With plenty of noisemakers, balloons and bubbles to spare, participants gathered at Ridgway Memorial Library in Shepherdsville to dance, eat cupcakes, play games and, most importantly, ring the New Year at a more age-appropriate time.
     

  • Bullitt County PE educators presented honors

     The Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (KAPHERD) presented awards to several Bullitt County educators during its 2016 fall convention in Lexington.

    Former Maryville Elementary School teacher Dennis Minnis was named 2016-2017 Kentucky Elementary School PE Teacher of the Year.

  • BE rolls on a holiday

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – For the fact that it was basically a national holiday and there was wall-to-wall football on TV at home, but the Bullitt East Chargers focused very well on basketball last Monday as they crushed visiting Whitefield Academy 89-38.

  • BC teams split two

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Despite scoring just eight points in the fourth quarter, the Bullitt Central Cougars managed to hold off a spirited comeback by visiting Meade County 65-63 on Tuesday.

    The Green Wave had opened the season with a 7-1 record and while the team has been struggling of late, they were a big school with a winning record at 8-5 when they got to Shepherdsville. However, the youthful Cougars did enough right to get perhaps the most impressive victory to this part of the season.