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Today's News

  • No Gambling on this Budget

     In his state of the Commonwealth address, Governor Beshear laid it out fairly straight- we have to tighten our belts.  Again.  Like every responsible family in the Commonwealth we need to establish a reasonable budget, and exercise the discipline to stick to it.  We've been doing a pretty good job of that for the last four years, although we haven't been shy about our bonding (which is borrowing money on a 20-year payback.)

  • St. Aloysius students offer salute

    In honor of National Catholic School Week, students at St. Aloysius dressed like their favorite people during Biography Day on Thursday.

    Professionals of all types were on display.

    Moms and dads were also a favorite of many students.

  • Hebron Estates looks to annex property to square up borders

                HEBRON ESTATES - To help ensure municipalities are receiving the proper funds, many cities in Bullitt County are currently working to certify their boundaries.

                For the city of Hebron Estates, mayor Jerry Clark recognized a way to help clean up one of municipality’s border.

  • Two day cares receive permission to update conditional-use permits

                SHEPHERDSVILLE - One child care center will change ownership and another will expand.

                The Bullitt County Board of Adjustments recently gave its approval for both changes.

                Amanda Young received her conditional-use permit to operate Young at Heart on East Blue Lick Road near Hillview.

  • 2012 All-County Wrestling Meet

    Results:

     

    East 55

    Central 12

    106 Ri. Beck (BE) dec. Rogers 15-9

    113 Armstrong (BE) d. Hornak 19-1

    120 Overstreet (BE) won by forfeit

    126 Norris (BE) won by forfeit

    132 McCarthy (BC) dec. Re. Beck 4-2

    138 Smith (BE) pinned Bosier 3:53

    145 Childress (BE) won by forfeit

  • North's Heltsley headed to SEC for soccer

        HEBRON ESTATES - Never one to back down from a challenge on the soccer field, North Bullitt senior Halee Heltsley knew exactly what she wanted when it came to a college.
        In November of 2010, at a time when most of her classmates had not even started thinking seriously about college, Heltsley committed to the Mississippi State University. On Wednesday, the senior made it all official, signing a bevy of papers that made her a Lady Bulldog.

  • Chargers sweep past Fern Creek

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt East Chargers shook off their worst outing of the season, a 55-49 loss to Collins four nights earlier, and started a new winning streak on Tuesday as they jumped on top early and then played well enough in spurts to beat visiting Fern Creek 66-51.
        In the first game on Tuesday, the Lady Chargers made it look easy as they beat Fern Creek 66-38 in the first of two meetings between the new rivals over the next month.

  • AGAIN...St. Clair sentenced to death

    Special Judge Thomas O. Castlen sentenced convicted murderer Michael Dale St. Clair to death on capital kidnapping charges Wednesday afternoon in Hardin Circuit Court just minutes after St. Clair proclaimed his latest trial unjust.

    The death sentence was in response to a Hardin County jury finding St. Clair guilty in late January of charges related to the 1991 kidnap and execution style killing of Francis "Frank" Brady, a Bardstown distillery worker who was abducted from a Sonora truck stop.

  • North Bullitt's Badgett wins state, regional honors for work in stripes

                HEBRON ESTATES - Christopher Badgett knows that a good referee must understand the rules of the game, how the game is played, what calls to make and when to call them in a strong voice.

                "Basically you're controlling the field and this game," he said. "You're in communication with other referees and the coaches."

  • Council expects financial answers tonight

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Tonight, Shepherdsville city officials and residents will hear what they've been waiting for - the financial status of the struggling municipality.
        The Shepherdsville City Council set a special meeting for Monday, Feb. 6. At that time, accountant Tim Hance will have an update on expenses and revenues as they relate to the current budget.