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Today's News

  • Like fine wine, past year good for businesses

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Those who question Bullitt County's self-proclaimed status as Kentucky's wine capital may think twice when they learn how the county's infant wine industry is taking on the world.

    Though Bullitt County's first commercial winery didn't open until 2007, the county's now four wineries have since become a force to be reckoned with, overshadowing even the most well established wineries in international competition. 

  • Old Mill students get to see how life was years, years ago

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Old Mill Elementary fifth graders recently experienced life in colonial America without ever leaving their classrooms or the 21st century.

    Rather than organize a field trip or experiment with time travel, fifth grade social studies teacher Leslie Biglari opted to bring the 17th and 18th centuries to Old Mill and she called it Colonial Day.

  • Fox Chase receives ‘A’ for ‘12 audit

     FOX CHASE - If a report card was given on the city of Fox Chase’s financial condition, auditor David Buchenberger would give an A.

  • Joe Mills selected to serve on state United Way board

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local attorney has been selected to serve on the statewide United Way board of directors.

  • Make physical activity part of your daily life

     For some people, “exercise” is a dirty word. 

  • Is this Charger squad the best to ever pay a visit to Shepherdsville?

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - Tonight, Kentucky's top-ranked boys' basketball team, Bullitt East, will invade Bullitt Central to take on the Cougars' in the Big House.

         Sure, it's Bullitt East. The Chargers make the trip down Highway 44 every winter. Still, you can't type that as 'it's just Bullitt East.' Never before have the Chargers made the short trip to Shepherdsville with such lofty credentials.

  • Chargers rally to finish fifth in a tough Texas field

          MOUNT WASHINGTON - If it was possible, the Bullitt East Chargers took another step up the competition ladder right after Christmas when the red and gold traveled to Fort Worth, Texas for the 55th annual Whataburger Tournament.

  • Lady Cougars still seeking an offensive spark

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - A three-day holiday trip to Scottsville didn't turn out so well for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars between Christmas and New Year's Day as the team went 1-2 in the South Central Bank-Halton Classic.

         Worse than the record, the Lady Cougars lost senior shooting guard Kristin Collins to a knee injury in the second-half of the opening game. Collins returned to Shepherdsville that night and had an MRI, but the results were not going to be available until this past weekend.

  • Cougars improve to beat Allen County

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - Just before Christmas, the Bullitt Central Cougars took part in the Sarah Major Barger Tournament at North Bullitt, an event that was eventually won by Allen County-Scottsville.

         The Cougars finished fifth.

         A week later, Bullitt Central traveled south to compete in the South Central Bank-Halton Classic, an event conducted by Allen County-Scottsville. As it turned out, the Cougars were paired up with the host school in the first-round of the eight-team event.

  • After first month, net picture is no brighter

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - After the first month of the high school basketball season, we really have no clearer picture at the top of the boys' race in Kentucky than we did back in November.

         Blame it on Christ Presbyterian Academy (CPA) from Nashville.

         With Bullitt East opting out of the Louisville Invitational Tournament this season, everything pointed to the King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic at Fairdale as being the place where a number one team in the state would emerge.