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Today's News

  • 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.”

  • THANKS, FFA: Convention grows Bullitt economy

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s been almost six years since it left the area.

    And there is no doubt that the National FFA Convention held last week in Louisville had a huge impact on Bullitt County.

    Troy Beam, executive director of the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission, said he’s glad to see the convention back close to the county.

    “It’s a huge boom (of business),” he said.

  • Dishon facing new charges

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the third time in the past six months, Stanley Dishon is facing criminal charges in Bullitt County.

    Dishon, who most recently was indicted for the kidnapping and murder in 1999 of his niece, Jessica Dishon, is facing new charges.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury recently indicted Dishon for charges of sodomy and incest.

    According to the indictment, Dishon allegedly had deviate sexual intercourse by forcible compulsion between 1982 and 1987.

  • SAP: County part of plan to help inmates recover from substance abuse

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Recovery is a life-long process. And it’s a lesson inmates enrolled in Bullitt County’s first substance abuse program have been learning since April at the Bullitt County Detention Center.

    Melissa Gordon, program director, said they were fortunate to secure this program.

    “A majority of convicted felons have drug or alcohol addition,” she said.

    Inmates can apply for this six month-long program in which they learn about parenting, how to live a health life, and good work ethic and social skills.