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Today's News

  • BBB Hot Topics: February 2013

     Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB's February 2013 Hot Topics!

    1.    IRS Scam: Tax payers are receiving calls from scam artists who say they are with the IRS. They claim a mistake was made on their taxes and the IRS owes them $2000. The catch, in order to receive the money, the tax payer must provide bank account information.

  • Local swim teams set for regional tourneys

          LOUISVILLE – Despite not have a home swimming pool and with only a limited feeder program, the Bullitt County High School Swimming Team is not an area powerhouse.

         Still, long-time head coach Laura Meyer continues to plug away and she will have 30 athletes competing this week in the Region Two Swimming and Diving Meet at the University of Louisville’s Ralph Wright Natatorium.

  • Late addition to schedule doesn't faze Chargers

          MOUNT WASHINGTON – A late addition to the schedule didn’t prove to be a problem for the Bullitt East Chargers as the state’s third-ranked team rolled past visiting Covington Holy Cross 77-55.

         The game was added to the schedule just two days earlier after a game the previous Friday against Collins had to be cancelled because of bad weather. Unable to reschedule Collins, Bullitt East head coach Troy Barr saw on-line that Holy Cross was looking for a game.

  • Defending champs knock out BE early

          LOUISVILLE – Chalk it up to another good learning experience for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers.

         After a spirited victory over a top regional contender the night before, Bullitt East faced the state’s second rated basketball team Wednesday in the second round of the Louisville Invitational Tournament.

         On this night, the Lady Chargers would be no threat to the Manual Lady Crimsons, who jumped on top early en route to a 61-34 victory.

  • East hits all the right notes in win

          LOUISVILLE – Putting together the team’s best performance of the season, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers reversed an early season loss to Butler by upending the Bearettes 60-50 on Tuesday in an opening-round game of the Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament.

  • School board to change meeting night, add new work sessions

          SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the first time in many years, visitors who wish to attend the monthly Bullitt County Public School Board meetings will have to change their calendars.

         And, the public will have a second chance each month to see what their educational leaders are doing.

         The school board recently opted to change from the traditional third Tuesday of each month to the fourth Monday, starting with the Feb. 25 meeting.

  • Bullitt County organ donors can now add a little heart to driver's license

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - You can add a symbol that stands for hope and generosity on something you carry with you everywhere: your driver’s license.  

    Like Indiana, Ohio and several other states, Kentuckians will soon have the option to have an organ donor heart printed on their license. 

  • Snow Day

     The Shepherdsville City Park provided a great place to slide down some hills. 

    Carter Echols, 11, and Lily Echols, 9, of Shepherdsville , found jsut enough snow on Friday afternoon to navigate the hills of the city park. 

    Schools were closed on Friday due to the inclement weather which struck the area late Thursday night. 

  • Luncheon pumps awareness into heart disease

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in Kentuckians, far ahead of cancer.

    "Our goal is to increase awareness of heart disease," said Liz McGuire, Bullitt County Health Department education coordinator. "It affects everyone. We want to promote facts and healthy lifestyles."

    The Health Department features life-changing information and tips, along with a good time, during its annual Healthy Hearts Wear Red Luncheon at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

  • Reaction mixed to budget changes

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was a mixed bag of reactions directed at members of the Shepherdsville City Council just two weeks after approving mayor Scott Ellis' budget adjustments.    

         Part of the adjustments included salary increases for city employees, hiring of several additional workers and retiring some of the existing debt.

         Tim Wade, a police officer who is also leader of the city's police association, thanked councilmembers for moving in a positive direction.