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Today's News

  • United Way looks for more support

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Companies and employees have been generous in their support over the past eight years for the Metro United Way’s campaigns in Bullitt County.

        But there is so much more potential.

        The task for Roberta Steutermann, donor relationship manager for Bullitt, Oldham and Shelby counties, and the Bullitt County chapter board is to increase the contributions to meet the ever-growing needs.

  • Cougars looking to pirate away a win from Raiders

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central head coach Danny Leasor has been around the block a few times as a high school football coach.

        The veteran coach has learned that you can’t pull the wool over the eyes of the modern, internet savvy high school student. There is also the fact that the modern football player watches a lot of video of upcoming opponents.

  • Mobile home and two sheds destroyed by fire

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – A mobile home and two sheds along Ridge Road were left in ruins on Friday afternoon following a fire.    

        Southeast Bullitt and Zoneton Fire units responded to the scene around 2:00 p.m. according to Bullitt County Dispatch.

        Southeast Fire Asst. Chief Erik Butler said the mobile home and both the sheds were total losses; fortunately, no one was in any of the structures.

  • NB volleyball earns top seed

        HEBRON ESTATES - The North Bullitt Lady Eagles wrapped up the top-seed for the post-season district tournament on Tuesday with an impressive 25-19, 25-16 victory over Bullitt Central.

        The win was the fifth straight against district rivals this season for the green and gold with only a game remaining against Spencer County on Thursday.

  • Beads for a cause

    A Beading Party was held at Freedom Elementary.

    Tina Anderson, the arts and humanities teacher, invited Michala Riggle to speak to students and lead the beading.

    Riggle is dedicated to funding Autism research and has already used the proceeds from beading parties to donate nearly $300,000 to the cause.

    The students enjoyed the party.

  • OT Success Story - East stuns district leader Marion

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - As overtimes go, the two plays that made up Bullitt East’s big finish on Friday could not have been drawn up any better, even by a Hollywood script writer or by Charger head coach Doug Preston.

        On the very first play of the extra time, the Chargers handed the ball to senior fullback Matt Husband and he found a huge hole on the left side of the line and he dashed into the end zone, giving Bullitt East the lead for the first time in the game against district rival Marion County.

  • BE-BC finally play, but it is all East

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The fourth time was the charm on Monday as Bullitt East and Bullitt Central finally met in a boys’ soccer match at the beginning of the final week of the regular season.

        It has been a tough season for Bullitt Central and three previous times they had to postpone matches against their county rivals for numerous reasons. Finally, Bullitt East head coach Mike Brangers sent Bullitt Central a list of available dates for his program and told them to ‘pick one.’

  • Caple selected police chief in Hillview

        HILLVIEW - A 12-year veteran of the Hillview Police Department has been selected as the new chief.

        Glenn Caple, who has served in law enforcement the past 18 years, was selected by Hillview mayor Jim Eadens to take control over the police department.

        Aaron Yates resigned for another position in law enforcement after serving the past two years as Hillview’s chief.

  • District jury clear man of sexual misconduct

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A Bullitt District Court jury recently acquitted a man charged with two counts of sexual misconduct.

        The six-member jury panel deliberated for nearly an hour before acquitting Nathaniel Hardy on the two misdemeanor accounts.

        Hardy was charged for a Feb. 18, 2009, incident in northern Bullitt County. He also faces a felony charge on another incident involving his involvement with a teenage girl in Pioneer Village.

  • Thursday Night - Marion visits NB with top spot near

        HEBRON ESTATES - The second of three straight ‘big games’ for the North Bullitt Eagles to close out the regular season will be on tap Thursday this week as the green and gold play host to district rival Marion County.

        Both teams have already wrapped up a spot in the Class 5-A play-offs, but a home game in the first-round will be on the line for the winner. North Bullitt will get the number two seed behind Collins with a win while Marion County will get the district’s number one seed if the Knights win on Thursday.