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Today's News

  • BBB Warns of Smokies Wildfire Scams

     Natural disasters like the recent fires in the Smoky Mountains area are tragic. Many organizations are available to assist those who are affected; however, this also provides an opportunity for scammers to take advantage of this tragedy.

    Better Business Bureau encourages you to visit give.org before you donate to learn more about the charity. BBB reminds you to not be pressured into making contributions, as reputable organizations do not use these pushy tactics. Here are more tips for disaster relief giving:

  • Deel ready to lead Lady Eagles to big year

     HEBRON ESTATES – As the North Bullitt Lady Eagles get ready to open the 2016-17 season on Saturday with a game at Shelby County against Martha Layne Collins High School, the starters and rotation are starting to fall into place for head coach David Marion.

    After suffering some key graduation losses, including four of the top six players from a year ago, there were plenty of openings for players who wanted to work hard and impress the coaching staff in the pre-season.

  • Parades to kick off holidays in Mt. Washington, Shepherdsville Friday

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — It is the holiday season and the cities of Mount Washington and Shepherdsville will host their traditional kickoff events on Friday, Dec. 2.

    While Mount Washington will center its activities downtown, Shepherdsville will again have its government center as the focal point of the holiday celebration.

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    With a new pavilion to gather under, Mount Washington is prepared for the holidays.

  • Greene survives first-day jitters to settle into job

     HEBRON ESTATES — First-day jitters are to be expected, especially when someone starts a new school.

    Even more so when that someone is a first year teacher with 120 pairs of eyes watching her every move.

    North Bullitt art teacher Kayla Greene felt the jitters and then some on her first day.

    “Everyone here has been super great, super helpful and very nice, but they aren’t necessarily my comfort zone,” she said.

    After a 14-hour day, Greene drove home and cried when she saw her husband.

  • Louisville felon pleads guilty to multiple drugs, firearms charges
  • BBB tips on Giving Tuesday

     From collection kettles to toy drives to end-of-the-year tax deductions, the spirit of the holidays means giving to favorite causes and to those less fortunate. American charities receive one-third of their annual donations during the holiday season.

    With that in mind, several charities started Giving Tuesday to follow the busy shopping weekend after Thanksgiving (Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday). Giving Tuesday falls on November 29 this year.

  • No starters return, but high hopes for BE still

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Many have played a little. None have played a lot.

    On a team that lost all five starters from a year ago, that is about as much good news as could be expected for first-year Bullitt East head coach Jason Couch.

  • State Treasurer Ball says Bullitt one of the growing counties

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce brought in an expert to speak on finances.

    Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball served as guest speaker for the Chamber’s November “Buy Local - Buy Chamber” networking luncheon at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Ball mentioned that Bullitt County was one of the Commonwealth’s fastest-growing communities, a reason she wanted to visit and speak at the event.

    “I like to be where it is happening and encourage the growth,” she said.

  • Avoid mistakes when accepting financial aid for college students

     Many students spend more for college than they should by making some common mistakes when seeking financial aid. 

    Follow these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) to make sure you get the help you need.

  • BC FFA busy during fall season; students are recognized

     The Bullitt Central FFA Chapter are teaching kids to get involved.  To start, several students participated in the Kentucky Farm Bureau Outstanding Youth contest. 

    Students spent many hours preparing speeches on various agriculture topics to be given in front of a large audience. 

    We want to recognize from left to right wearing their FFA jacket (Chrissie White, Olivia Lile, Jacqueline Goff, and Courtney Hughes) for taking the time to prepare and represent our Chapter.