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Today's News

  • Eye-catching service project

      One of the many projects of the Mount Washington Lions Club is collecting used eyeglasses for use in other parts of the country and the world.

    Recently, the club gathered 236 pairs of glasses from its collection boxes around town.

  • Shepherdsville 4th, CG 11th in state archery event

     LOUISVILLE – The recent Kentucky NASP State Tournament had not only divisions for high school teams and middle school programs, but also had competition for elementary schools during the event at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center.

    Nine elementary schools from Bullitt County had at least one competitor taking part in an event that had 81 teams and 1,766 young competitors. The National Archery in Schools Program is now fully-entrenched in the state at all levels.

  • Basketball is forever in the news around here

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Everybody loves snow at Christmas.

    Nobody likes snow when it is four weeks into the start of the baseball and softball seasons.

    Yet even this past weekend, snow has been part of the conversation despite temperatures near 80 late last week.

    Oh well. At some point spring will really arrive and stay. In the mean time, let me clean out my note pad on a few things sports related.

    Collins’ Hiring

  • BE gets ‘big’ match win

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Bullitt East played a match on Wednesday that got a whole lot of people in action on the tennis court.

    The Chargers defeated Butler 5-4.

    Bypassing the normal match setup, coach Dustin Armstrong’s team played three courts of doubles and six singles matches.

    He said this allowed both coaches to take a look at players in both singles and doubles action as the regional tournament quickly approaches.

  • Track playing second fiddle to Mother Nature

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Like all the other spring sports, it has been a difficult start to the season for the area high school track programs.

    Through no fault of their own, the three Bullitt County programs have spent more time on the sideline than in action due to the crazy weather since the season could have started in early March. In fact, early season meets at both Bullitt Central and Bullitt East were canceled due to cold/rainy/snowy conditions back before spring break.

  • Hillview rezones property for new apartments

     HILLVIEW  -- A Class A apartment complex is planned for the city of Hillview.

    The Bowling Green-based Monticello Properties will begin construction within the next year on an apartment complex off Hebron Lane and the John Harper Highway.

    The Hillview City Council approved the rezoning request for 31 acres to be rezoned from R-1 and R-2 Residential to R-3 Residential.

    Jack Sheidler, owner of the development company, said that there would be 176 units on the property known as the Hester family farm.

  • Woman arrested for giving false info

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  -- A word of wisdom is to not give police officers false information when they pull you over at a traffic stop.

    On April 4, the Street Crimes Unit for the Shepherdsville Police Department made a traffic stop in the 1300 Block of Highway 44 East.

    A passenger in the vehicle gave officers false information about her identity. Officers were able to properly identify the female and determined that she had an active warrant.

    She was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine, heroin and ecstasy.

  • Irene Carroll Luncheon and Style Show

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — It isn’t spring without new spring fashions.

    Each year, the Bullitt County Woman’s Club kicks off spring with their annual Irene Carroll Scholarship Luncheon and Style Show at Paroquet Springs Conference Center.

    Held on Saint Patrick’s Day, this year’s theme was “Everything Under the Rainbow.”

    For 47 years, the Bullitt County Woman’s Club has hosted the lunch, silent auction and fashion show to raise money for seniors at the local high schools.

  • Hardin EMS settles, resolves ADA complaint

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman announced the settlement agreement with Hardin County Emergency Medical Services (HCEMS), on March 28, 2018, to resolve a complaint, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), regarding the provision of emergency medical services to qualified individuals with disabilities, including individuals using service animals.

  • Lewis prepares for future with debate trip to Qatar

     Gatton Academy Class of 2018 Senior Maggie Lewis put her Arabic skills to use during a recent trip to Qatar, a sovereign country in Western Asia.

    “I have been learning Arabic for two years now and am currently enrolled in both Arabic 499 and Arabic 202 at Western Kentucky University,” she said.

    As a Bullitt Central High School sophomore in 2015, the 17 year-old daughter of Stephanie and Richard Lewis prepared applications to both the Carol Martin Gatton Academy at WKU and The Craft Academy at Morehead State University.