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Today's News

  • Active Heroes continues quest to provide help for families of soldiers of war

     HILLVIEW - Gold star mother Theresa Dawn Bowles-Schweizer and her husband John Schweizer have joined Active Heroes, a 501c3 charity to create the “Heroes to Rest” endowment fund to help military families who have occurred funeral costs. 

    Active Heroes will match up to $12,500 into the fund by Nov. 11, 2014.

    Unless a veteran has served at least 7 years of active duty service, they are not qualified for any funeral compensation/coverage. 

  • Bullitt East opens with an athletic Trojan squad

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Charges will open the Class 5-A football play-offs on Friday at home against North Hardin, a team with a 1-9 record.

    But don’t be fooled too much. The Trojans have played a relatively difficult schedule. More importantly, Bullitt East head coach Darrell Vincent sees a North Hardin team with a lot of athletes who score a lot of points.

    “They are very athletic,” Vincent said on Monday. “It’s hard to believe their record is 1-9.”

  • NB hits the road Friday

      LEITCHFIELD – The North Bullitt Eagles will open the 2013 Class 5-A play-offs on the road on Friday as they travel to Grayson County to take on the Cougars.

    This will be the second meeting in three years between the two schools in the post-season. In 2011, Grayson County made the trip to North Bullitt for a game won by the Eagles 27-7.

  • Central has a tough opener

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The bigger the opponent, the bigger the glory from an upset.

    That is the mindset this week for the Bullitt Central Cougars as they will head to Radcliff on Friday to take on traditional Kentucky power John Hardin in the first-round of the Class 5-A play-offs.

  • Chiefs tight at start but finishes strong

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Think about a team going the entire season without allowing a touchdown.

    And think about only allowing three first downs.

    Those were the stats for the Overdale Chiefs in the A division of the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League this year.

    Going into the championship game a huge favorite against the Mount Washington Colts, Overdale players, coaches and fans may have been a bit shocked to see the Chiefs behind at halftime.

  • Colts able to slow down fast moving Titans in B

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Coming into the championship game of the B division for the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League, there was the perfect opportunity for a monumental upset.

    Having a perfect season, the Mount Washington Colts had every reason to be confident.

    And facing a Shepherdsville Titan team which was a sixth seed and had won only two games in the regular season, the Colts may have been a bit overconfident.

    That is what concerned Colt coach Matt Cashon.

  • Colts win PW title in defensive struggle

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - When they played in the regular season, the contest was decided by a touchdown.

    In the championship game for the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League on Saturday, it was only right that the top two teams - Mount Washington and Old Mill - would square off.

    This time, the game came down to an extra point and a lot of defense. 

    The Mount Washington Colts remained undefeated with a 7-6 victory over the Bengals.

  • Dolphins use big plays, tough defense for LB title

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - After coaching his third team to a Little Bullitts title in the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League, Jeremy Jenkins is finished at that level.

    His third title came Saturday as his Pleasant Grove Dolphins defeated the top-seeded Maryville Patriots 12-0.

    While the margin might seem comfortable, Jenkins was never comfortable in a league where defense has ruled.

    On its second possession, Jenkins said the coaches saw something open up the middle.

  • Plan coming together: Final piece of land-use discussion set for Thursday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The portion of the comprehensive land-use plan that most people are interested in is coming to a close.

    Kriss Lowry, a consultant retained to rewrite the plan for Bullitt Fiscal Court and the planning commission will unveil the plan for the two largest areas - Shepherdsville and Mount Washington.

    The rescheduled meeting is now set for 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, in the fiscal courtroom.

    The public is encouraged to attend.

  • Oleen’s gives owner clean start in newest business

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - When Ellen Keller lost her job at Jefferson Mall, she thought it was the end of her career. Her previous employer gave her severance pay, which allowed her start her own business.

    Last April, she opened up a consignment shop on 858 Hwy 44 West in Shepherdsville. 

    Keller said she named the place after her mother.

    “I wanted to share the memory of my mother,” she said. “She passed away when I was 20. I wanted to do something to honor her.”