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Today's News

  • Cougars win one in OT

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Getting 26 points from sophomore Taj Higdon and 19 from another sophomore, Aiden Terry, the Bullitt Central Cougars survived a couple of shaky moments on Thursday to beat visiting Henry County 59-57 in overtime.

    The game between former Eighth Region rivals was much like the season has been for the Cougars to this point – full of both youthful promise and youthful inexperience.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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). 

  • North Bullitt boys get back in the win column

     HIGHVIEW – Forget that his North Bullitt Eagles have only come home with five victories this season. 

    Head coach Korey Craddock is pleased with the strides his inexperienced team is making.

    On Saturday, the Eagles avoided an early hole and held on for a 55-50 victory over Christian Academy of Indiana.

    “”We’re getting better,” said Craddock.

  • Lady Cougars fall just short

      SHEPHERDSVILLE — The two teams will face once another in the first round of the 23rd District tournament.

    But, in their regular season encounter, the Moore Mustangs played a little better down the stretch to take home a 41-37 victory over the host Bullitt Central Lady Cougars.

    Bullitt Central evened the score at 33 with 3:06 to play when Chloe Phillips scored.

    The home team drew to within 38-37 with 1:09 to go as Brooke Ewing scored on a rebound.

  • Mustangs just out-mature BC

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When you lose by 34 points and your coach is not unhappy, you have a good hold on reality.

    But, Bullitt Central coach Jessie Curry was actually very pleased with his team’s play on Friday against a very talented Moore Mustang team.

    That optimism stems from the fact that the young Cougars were within 13 points of Moore early in the third quarter.

    “They battled for three quarters,” Curry said of his players. “We’re young and tonight we played against grown men.”