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Today's News

  • THE GAME: County’s oldest schools to battle for 38th time

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – What a difference two weeks can make.

    At that point in the 2013 football season, Bullitt Central appeared to be a few steps ahead of arch-rival North Bullitt. On a Friday night, North Bullitt was struggling through a 33-0 loss to Oldham County that dropped them to 1-3 while Bullitt Central was sitting at 3-0 waiting for a trip to Paducah the next day.

  • Major changes in place for Friday’s game at BC

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Fans attending Friday’s Bullitt Central-North Bullitt football game, often times the biggest attended event of the year in the county, will have to use new temporary entrances to Bullitt Central’s George Valentine Field.

    Because of construction at the school, 71 parking spots nearest the old tennis courts have been fenced off and will not be available for the rest of this football season. In addition, the two normal entrance gates will not be available on Friday.

  • Multi-car accident causes north end delays

     HEBRON ESTATES - A three-car intersection accident resulted in minor injuries and traffic delays Thursday afternoon.

    The accident occurred at the N.Preston Hwy. intersection at the John Harper Highway and Birkland Blvd. around 3:30 p.m.

    Pioneer Village Police chief D.J. Reynolds said a black Plymouth Voyager, driven by a white male, 66, from Hillview, was headed westbound from Birkland to John Harper.

    According to witnesses, the Voyager entered the intersection despite not having the right of way.

  • Car show Saturday to benefit St. Aloysius Church

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local church hopes that a former community event will return as a plum of a fundraiser.

    The Hot River Nights Open Header Cruise “Blastin’ Down Plum Street” will take place Saturday, Oct. 5, hosted by St. Aloysius Catholic Church.

    Event organizer Depp Rasner said the hot rod portion would remain similar to past events hosted by Hot River Nights along Buckman Street.

    “This time we’re closing Plum Street,” he said. “The cars will be able to access the church parking lot.”

  • Unser tuned into students to win honor

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Hard work pays off. 

    This is the lesson Crossroads Elementary Teacher, Toni Unser, recently learned. 

    She recently won the Teacher of the Month contest from Gen X Radio.

    “It probably made my year,” she said. “It’s so great to be recognized and to know that you’re making a difference.”

    This is Unser’s second year at Crossroads, but she has been teaching for 18 years.

    She currently teaches the fifth grade.

  • Health officials warn that flu season is already upon us; shots available

     CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone six months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against this serious disease. 

    While there are many different flu viruses, the flu vaccine is designed to protect against the viruses most likely to cause the illness during the flu season.

    Getting the flu vaccine as soon as it becomes available each year is always a good idea, and the protection you get from vaccination will last throughout the flu season.

  • Health officials warn that flu season is already upon us; shots available

     CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone six months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against this serious disease. 

    While there are many different flu viruses, the flu vaccine is designed to protect against the viruses most likely to cause the illness during the flu season.

    Getting the flu vaccine as soon as it becomes available each year is always a good idea, and the protection you get from vaccination will last throughout the flu season.

  • Bernheim ColorFest activities planned for October 19-20

     CLERMONT - There aren’t many places more beautiful than Bernheim Forest in the fall. 

    Activities and programs for people and families of all ages fill the October calendar, including Bernheim’s annual ColorFest on Saturday, Oct. 19, and Sunday, Oct. 20.

    ColorFest’s two days of affordable family fun surrounded by fall’s spectacular beauty with hands-on nature activities, great food, distinctive crafts by Kentucky artists, pumpkin painting, a hay maze and many more autumn activities.

  • North holds off furious BC rally in volleyball

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Playing for the second time in 10 days, the outcome was much the same on Monday as North Bullitt pinned a second defeat on arch-rival Bullitt Central in five games.

    North Bullitt, after winning the first two games in convincing fashion, had to pull it back together in the final game to win 15-6. The final score was 25-13, 25-16, 17-25, 17-25, 15-6.

  • School officials have reason to gloat as plan coming together

     The plan is working.

    While we have always opined that there is much more to educating our youngsters than simply looking at the test scores...

    And while we have religiously fallen into the trap of trying to compare schools and districts to one another based on those scores...

    It seems only right that when the Bullitt County Public School District knocks the lights out of a testing cycle that we allow them to crow a little.