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Today's News

  • Festival just one way for arts council to get word out on diversity of talent

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Memorial Day weekend leaned toward the artistic side in Bullitt County.

    An outdoor afternoon event hosted by the Bullitt County Arts Council took place at Shepherdsville City Park, showcasing numerous styles of activities and arts associated with the organization.

    BCAC hosted the event to help raise awareness of the organization, while celebrating its goal of reaching 150 friends on its Facebook page.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 06/06/12

     This week Paul Coyle offers hid view of the ongoing debate to widen Highway 44 in Bullitt County.

  • Festive times in county for next 10 days

     It’s always a busy time of the year in early June as several of the premiere festival events are held in Bullitt County.

  • Summer program provides meals for youth throughout Bullitt County

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Youth age 18 and under are welcome to participate in the annual Bullitt County Public Schools summer food services program.

  • Disaster plan has few stormy moments at Fox Chase

            FOX CHASE - A plan for disaster and emergency preparedness within Fox Chase almost led to a stormy situation at the last council meeting.

    The council approved a resolution at its May meeting allowing the mayor to authorize and appoint a city emergency/disaster coordinator.

  • Governor signs Belcher's bill on education

    VERSAILLES– Gov. Steve Beshear joined lawmakers and school children Wednesday at the Woodford County Early Childhood Center to sign two bills related to education innovation and strategies. 

    House Bill 37, sponsored by Rep. Carl Rollins, allows school districts to apply to become a “District of Innovation.”  This designation will allow the districts more flexibility in curriculum, instructional models, funding and school scheduling.

  • Hillview City Fair set June 7-9

     HILLVIEW - It's been an amazing experience this year for organizers of the Hillview City Fair, set for June 7-9.

    Sponsors are coming out of the woodwork to help make the Hillview City Fair a successful, family event.

    Harlan  Compton, a member of the Zoneton Trowel Club, a part of the Zoneton Masonic Lodge, said that businesses have really gotten on board in its second year of organizing the event.

  • Recktenwald's two-hitter lifts Chargers over Butler

     LOUISVILLE - After giving up his second hit to the Butler Bears on Wednesday evening, Jonathan Recktenwald made a clear statement to anyone listening in the Bullitt East dugout.
     There would be no more hits allowed while he was on the mound.
     Be it prophetic or just determined, the junior right-hander would not give up another hit after the second inning en route to a 3-0 shutout.

  • Final Frustration -- PRP sinks mistake-prone BE 3-0

     LOUISVILLE - Coaches say it all the time with varying degrees of meaning. Coaching lexicon is filled with variations of 'they made the plays and we didn't.'
     On Friday night at the end of the Sixth Region Baseball Championship game, Bullitt East head coach Jeff Bowles could say that with meaning. His team made six errors, including three in one inning, as the Chargers dropped a 3-0 decision to Pleasure Ridge Park.

  • Early offense lifts BE past Cougars

     LOUISVILLE - Exploding for eight runs over the first two innings, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers survived what turned into an ugly game on Wednesday in the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Softball Tournament at Ulmer Stadium on the University of Louisville campus.