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Today's News

  • Brooks students, parents say 'wow' to their new facility

    BROOKS - The hard hats worn by the Brooks faculty and staff was a sign to show they are truly working to build an entire community.

    That was the theme portrayed at the Brooks Elementary open house, the first time students and parents were allowed inside the new facility.

    The event was also the first time for teachers to meet face-to-face with the many students redistricted from other schools.

    Principal Cheri Lineweaver greeted as many guests as possible. She said the event allowed for building familiarity.

  • Planners recommend MW housing plans

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Despite some concerns from nearby residents, Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission members recommended approval for a residential development to continue off Hubbard Lane.

        But planners placed some conditions on the rezoning that would be decided by the Mount Washington City Council.

        John Wooldridge, representing Vincent Downs and SLAM Investments LP, requested to rezone the property from R-2 to R-3 Residential.

  • Yes, Hillview can come up with boundary map

    HILLVIEW - Known for its annexations in all different directions, many wouldn’t believe that you could get a true map for the city of Hillview boundaries.

    But Hillview officials are currently working to have its boundaries surveyed and mapped - on five large sheets of paper.

    City attorney Mark Edison said the state is requiring municipalities to have a surveyed map with boundaries showing all the annexations.

    Brad Armstrong is currently working on the project.

  • Chargers have no answers for Holy Cross' quick start

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Hit in the mouth on the opening play of the game, the Bullitt East Chargers never got up off the mat on Friday, falling to the Holy Cross Cougars 63-12 in a beat down eerily similar to the 63-15 loss at Shelby County a year ago.

    Holy Cross, one of the top teams in Class A, jumped on top 21-0 before Bullitt East could manage a first down and then cruised to their second straight win to open the season.

    The loss dropped the Chargers to 1-1 heading into another meeting with a west end Catholic school when Bullitt East faces DeSales this Friday.

  • Quick starts pushes NB past BC 5-0

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - After school on Monday, the North Bullitt Lady Eagle soccer team stayed together for the three hours before they were to face arch-rival Bullitt Central.

        “We kept them together after school and did some team building exercises to get them pumped up and excited,” first-year assistant coach Ryan Bringhurst explained.

        It worked. The Lady Eagles scored three times in the first 15 minutes of the match and went on to beat the Lady Cougars 5-0.

  • Director knows Howe to make things happen for Chamber

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - As the new director of the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce, Freida Howe is eager to try some new things and to re-energize some current programs.

    Howe, who joined as executive assistant in February, took over in July as the new executive director by the Chamber Board effective July 1.

    Howe replaces Kristie Walls, who stepped down to accept another job.

    Joining Howe as executive assistant is Helen Hill, a retired employee of Publishers Printing.

  • Late defensive stand lifts BC to opening victory

        GLASGOW - The Bullitt Central Cougars passed their first test of the football season on Friday night.

        But that doesn’t mean that there is no room for improvement for its home opener Friday against Southern.

        Going on the road, Bullitt Central got on top early and then held off a late rally from the host Barren County Trojans for a 17-13 victory.

  • $1.6 million raised at Fair's ham auction

    Dr. Mark E. Lynn joins forces to break record, raises $1.6 million at 47th Annual Ham Breakfast

    LOUISVILLE - Dr. Mark E. Lynn, a Louisville optometrist and owner of Dr. Mark Lynn & Associates, joined forces with Bernard Trager of Republic Bank & Trust Co., to raise a record $1.6 million at the 2010 Kentucky State Fair Grand Champion Ham auction. The auction is part of the annual ham breakfast sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau.

  • Shepherdsville woman killed by semi on I-65

        On Thursday, August 26, at 10:17 PM the Kentucky State Police Elizabethtown Post was notified of a possible semi versus pedestrian accident near the 100 mile marker of Interstate 65 southbound.

        Upon arrival troopers located the remains of Marion C. Dickerson a 36 year old female of Shepherdsville.

  • Southern poses speedy threat to Cougars' start

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - His team is 1-0 and coming off back-to-back 8-3 seasons, but Bullitt Central head coach Danny Leasor has already used the ‘C’ word when it comes to this week’s game at home against Southern.

        The ‘C’ stands for crucial. It could also stand for confidence. The cougars need both heading into their showdown battle next week with Bullitt East.