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Today's News

  • BC boys run into some early road problems

          BARDSTOWN – The opening game of the 2013-14 season turned out to be a tough one for the Bullitt Central Cougars as they went on the road Tuesday and got ambushed by Thomas Nelson High School, 81-58.

         Thomas Nelson won just six games last season, the first for the school in varsity competition, but with the help of three transfer students, the Generals are suddenly one of the top teams in the always tough Fifth Region.

  • Bullitt Central robotics class 'hog wild' over competition

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was educational. It was a fundraiser. It might become a new holiday tradition. And it made the principal pucker up.

    And it was summed up in three simple words: Pig verses robot.

    Bullitt Central High School hosted an in-school fundraising event pitting Penelope the Pig, a school resident cared for by the agriculture department, verses The War Pig, a mobile robot created by students in the new Robotics class.

  • Hebron hosts session to help parents deal with drug use

     HEBRON ESTATES - In today's culture parents constantly combat issues that endanger the lives of their children. One of the most dangerous is substance use and abuse.

    To help offer parents more peace of mind, the Hebron Middle School Family Resource Center, in conjunction with Kentucky One Health, offered a free program to discuss further issues.

    Peace for Parents was designed to share new trends and strategies parents need to know in relation to teens and drug abuse.

  • Student charged with making threats to kill those at another school

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A student from Bullitt East High School who allegedly made threats to kill a student at nearby Old Mill Elementary is in the Bullitt County Detention Center.

    Nicholas Cornell Bain, 18, of Mount Washington, was arraigned Monday in Bullitt District Court on the charge of terroristic threatening.

  • Purchasing a Gift Card? Read This First!

     Gift cards make excellent presents, especially during the holidays when you’re unsure of what to buy for a family member or friend.  But, BBB warns, like everything else, gift cards may have strings attached. It’s important to read the fine print before buying and giving.

     

    New rules for gift cards went into effect in 2010. Some rules include:

  • Mixed results from Tuesday night games

     SHEPHERDSVILLE –     In a trio of mid-week games last week, there were mixed results before the snow arrived on Friday and forced all games that day to be postponed.

         On Tuesday, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers opened the season with a short trip into Louisville and the red and gold made it look easy as they rolled past Seventh Region foe Presentation 74-28.

  • Road crews loaded up and ready to tackle impending snow storm

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Christmas decorations were out early this year, and now Mother Nature has provided the snow.

    Meteorologists predicted a mixed bag of wintry weather throughout the weekend, causing road crews to prepare for the season's first event.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced over one million gallons of  brine, 900,000 gallons of calcium chloride solution and 300,000 tons of salt were ready for use.

    Locally, roads were being treated in preparation of severe weather situations.

  • Working out Dec. 21 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--This is the second year Anytime Fitness in Mount Washington is trying to raise awareness in the community, but this time the charity hit close to home for owner Paul Ing.

    The fitness center will host Workout for Wishes Dec. 21 at 10 a.m. All of the proceeds from the event will then be donated to Make-A-Wish Foundation.

    Ing has a special connection with Make-A-Wish because they granted a wish for his son, Nathan, before he passed four years ago. He battled with brain tumors for two and a half years.

  • Hilbert provides way to efficiently take care of one's resting place

     Greg Hilbert may not have a lively job, but his product is something we will all eventually require.

    He is a casket maker.

    It started out as a hobby for him a couple of years ago, but after leaving his job of 20 plus years as a toolmaker, he began to pursue it as a business.

    Hilbert said he became intrigued with the wooden boxes after his grandparents purchased them before they passed. They were able to get ones that were like the ones he makes that were reasonably priced and stored them in their basement.

  • Continued work on sewers key to progress in city

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Sewer maintenance and improvements are pivotal to the city of Shepherdsville's long-term business plans.

    Rob Campbell, representing QK4, offered the city council a presentation involving a look at the city's sewer and wastewater treatment facilities to discuss present and future situations.

    According to Campbell, Shepherdsville met all EPA requirements, completed major efforts such as the new Salt River line, and was doing a better job keeping track of sewer department activities, specifically with treatment plant improvements.