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Today's News

  • Track season is off and running locally

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Spring Break is still on the horizon and from day-to-day you never know what the weather will be like, but despite all of that, the high school track season is now underway.

  • Spring wild turkey season preview

     FRANKFORT – Spring turkey hunting is slipping into position before daybreak and sitting still as the sun eases over the hills.

    It is breaking the silence with a call and getting a response that sends a shock of excitement down your spine. It is coaxing a love-struck gobbler closer and keeping your wits as it struts into range.

  • BE’s Bowles, Sharpe join Hall of Fame

     LOUISVILLE – On Jan. 14, Bullitt East baseball head coach Jeff Bowles and associate head coach Craig Sharpe were both inducted into the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

    The two have worked together for 14 seasons with the Charger program and have accounted for 341 wins against 163 losses.

    At one point, the Charger program under Bowles and Sharpe won 11 consecutive district titles. The program has also won three regional titles and twice reached the semi-finals of the Kentucky State Baseball Tournament.

  • Spainhour attends AOC training for family court judges

     Local Family Court Judge Elise Givhan Spainhour learned more about how drug addiction is affecting Kentucky families at the Judicial Symposium on Addiction & Child Welfare in Louisville Jan. 26-27.

    The intensive two-day conference was for the state’s Family Court judges and District Court judges in counties that don’t have Family Court. Some Circuit Court judges also attended.

  • BC will need patience during learning season

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Patience!

    Veteran Bullitt Central softball coach Mike Phillips might as well paint that in block letters on the outfield fence at the school for him, his fellow coaches, the players and the parents for this year’s team.

    While Phillips was well aware that this spring would be a rebuilding one and that the team was going to struggle some, it has just gone from bad to worse since the calendar turned to 2017.

  • College booklet available

     Kentuckians planning for higher education will find “The College Circuit,” a booklet published by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), to be a useful resource.

    It can be used by students ranging in age from middle school to adults. Parents and counselors can also use it to help their students plan and pay for college. The booklet includes information about careers, college preparation, state and federal financial aid, tips for parents, online resources and a template for setting up a personal college plan.

  • Smoky Mountains, Gatlinburg alive after fires

     Spring break is just around the corner. While it has been only three month since the Smoky Mountain wildfires – Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville are ready to welcome you back to their community. 

    Gatlinburg is as “Smoky Mountain Strong” and poised to host you as they have ever been. 

  • Community invited to talk, learn about drug issues

     HILLVIEW — Knowing where to go in a drug abuse situation could be the matter of life or death.

    Unfortunately, little information is available to the public on where to go. That’s why the Partners of the Bullitt County 2020 Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) Substance Abuse Workgroup, in correlation with the Bullitt County Partners in Prevention substance abuse prevention coalition and the Access to Care Workgroup, have coordinated a public forum to invite community members and law enforcement to learn the jargon and the resources available.

  • BC splits pair of early baseball contests

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The calendar hasn’t flipped to April yet, the weather is still ‘iffy’ and spring break is still a wonderful dream, but after the first week of the high school baseball season, veteran Bullitt Central head coach G.J. Moore is optimistic about the up side for his Cougars this season.

    Battling cold and windy conditions – yes, normal for Kentucky in March – the Cougars split the first two games of the regular season last week.

  • East pitching allows one run

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Allowing just one run in three games, the Bullitt East Chargers exploded out of the gate to open the 2017 high school baseball season.

    Yes, it is still very early in the season, and yes the Chargers will face more formidable foes as the season progresses, but it was a strong start for the defending Sixth Region champions as the team works to replace its top two pitchers and half the starters in the field this spring.