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Today's News

  • Red-hot Chargers roll PRP early

      VALLEY STATION – Shooting an incredible 79 percent from the field in the first half, the Bullitt East Chargers made a statement to the rest of the field at the Republic Bank Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament as they crushed a highly-respected Pleasure Ridge Park squad 68-48.

    Just a month earlier, playing at PRP for the first time ever, Bullitt East pulled out a 66-62 victory.

  • Chargers compete; Ballard still advances

     VALLEY STATION – Coming into Friday’s quarterfinal matchup against Ballard in the Republic Bank Louisville Invitation Tournament, Bullitt East coach Jason Couch talked about one thing.

    Competing for 32 minutes.

    Despite a 72-61 loss, Couch said it wasn’t because of any lack of effort by his Chargers.

    “We competed for 32 minutes,” said Couch, who is in his first year at Bullitt East.

    With 2:56 left in the game, the Chargers trailed 60-56.

  • Helping Others

    The Shepherdsville Santa program assisted over 114 families during the holiday season.

    Volunteers helped to prepare the food baskets. And local businesses assisted with making sure there were funds to provide the items to place in the food and toy baskets.

    A car show each fall is a major fund-raiser for the giveaway.

    This is the fifth year for Shepherdsville Santa.

  • Hillview Swearing In

    Hillview city attorney Tammy Baker swears in the new group of councilmembers. Those sworn in for their two-year terms were Randall Hill, Lisa Boggs, JoAnn Wick, Karen Johnson, Kim Whitlock and Alice Keister. Their first official meeting of the year will be on Monday, Jan. 16, at 6:30 p.m. in the government center. The public is invited.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning January 15, 2017

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

  • Final participant sentenced in cigarette warehouse burglary conspiracy

     OWENSBORO – The final Miami resident from Cuba, charged in a multi-state conspiracy was sentenced in United States District Court yesterday, by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., to 41 months in prison and ordered to pay restitution of $1,486,164.45 - for the defendant’s participation in a warehouse burglary in Leitchfield, Kentucky, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

  • On Target

     Bullitt Central and Bernheim Middle were among the participants in the Meade County New Year’s Archery tournament.

    Bullitt Central won first place in the team title with 3,399 points. Noah Glass finished third with 290, while Hunter White was fifth with 289 for the boys.

    Britney McCarthy won third place with 287 points, while Brittany Bowman was fourth with 280.

    Bernheim placed second overall as a team with 3,251 points. Alexis Hodgkins won third place with 282 and Sarah McCarthy won first with a 288.

  • Winners in Red Ribbon/Safe Schools competition

     The district annual Red Ribbon/Safe Schools awards ceremony recognized dozens of students who drew posters, wrote essays or created videos depicting their stance against harmful substances, peer pressure and bullying.

    Here is a complete list of school level winners and categories. Each youth earned a Certificate of Recognition.

  • Mannequin gives students better perspective on head trauma

     A mannequin is being used in high school Early Lifespan Development (ELD) courses as a teaching tool to demonstrate the devastating effects of shaken baby syndrome, or abusive head trauma.

    The $950 Real Care Shaken Baby Simulator Program with doll and curriculum was funded by the Bullitt County Foundation for Excellence in Public Education. The doll is equipped with sensors that signal when trauma is inflicted.

    North Bullitt High School teacher April Roberts wrote the proposal and has used the simulator in her class.

  • Pay close attention to issues in Frankfort

     This is my last newspaper report as your state representative for district 49. 

    A summary of my December committee meetings follows.

    1.  LOCAL GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE. 

    KACO gave their report for 2017 County Legislative issues. The issue that will affect Bullitt County the most (if passed) is changing the road formula. Another concern raised involves a strain on our jails.

    2. TASK FORCE FOR PREVENTING CHILD ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION.(Which I chaired).