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Today's News

  • Lady Eagles nab first salvo in girls’ soccer play

     HEBRON ESTATES – The game lived up to expectations on Wednesday when North Bullitt and Bullitt East, two of the top three teams in the Sixth Region, collided in girls’ soccer action on the Lady Eagles’ home field.

    All of the scoring came in the first half as North Bullitt rallied after an early Bullitt East score to win the game 2-1 and remain undefeated through six games this season.

  • Move to Thursday was right call

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – North Bullitt football coach Adam Billings put it best when he was asked about his team’s game last week being moved from Friday night to Thursday in an attempt to avoid the remnants of Hurricane Harvey which was set to hit the area early on Friday.

    “I didn’t like moving the game,” the third-year head coach said late on Thursday. “But I didn’t like the weather report even more.”

  • Connors selected new principal at Bullitt Lick Middle School

     Early August was a time of transition as students returned to their classes and a new administrator took over at Bullitt Lick Middle School.

    Kevin Connors shed the word ‘Assistant’ to become Principal following the departure of Lee Barger as Director of College and Career Readiness/Innovative Programs at the Frank R. Hatfield Administrative Center.

  • September busy time for Bernheim Forest

     CLERMONT -- Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest will be abuzz with programs and events throughout September, including the annual BugFest and Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, Sept. 16.

    BugFest, Bernheim’s celebration of insects and their relatives, welcomes families to meet multi-legged creatures, go on insect safaris and taste chocolate-covered crickets.

    Children are encouraged to dress as their favorite bugs for the Bug Parade and dance the buggy boogie.

  • Bid to extend contract shot down 3-2

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Public Schools superintendent Keith Davis announced last month that he would retire from his duties at the end of the school year when his current contract ran out.

    A majority of school board members have now made that certain.

    The board voted 3-2 against a motion to offer Davis a new one-year contract that would go into effect when his current contract expires on June 30.

    Davis said in last month’s statement that he would not seek another term as superintendent once the current contract expired.

  • Tire disposal days return to Bullitt Co.

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Need to get rid of some old tires?

    Bullitt County will again host a tire amnesty disposal event on Sept. 28-30.

    Tires can be disposed of at property at the corner of Highway 245 and Highway 61.

    Solid waste coordinator Larry Hatfield said over 35,000 tires were collected during the last event.

    Tires can be brought down from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 28-29. On Saturday, the hours will be from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m.

  • Mount Washington native has right treats to win state fair blue ribbons for past 3 years

     LOUISVILLE—As a little girl, Jennifer Morgan remembers winning a Girl Scout sweets competition for her layered chocolate and vanilla gelatin mold.

    As an adult with a little girl of her own, Morgan is still winning sweets competitions but on a slightly larger scale.

    In the past three years, the Mount Washington native has earned two blue and one red ribbon for her cake entries at the Kentucky State Fair.

  • Couple indicted for injuries of two-month-old

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A pair of individuals has been indicted for the alleged mistreatment of an infant.

    Brandon Allan Meyer and Amber Dawn Sickles were indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury recently.

    According to the indictment, Meyer, 24, of Shepherdsville, was charged with assault, which is a Class B felony that is punishable by 10-20 years in prison.

    He allegedly engaged in behavior that placed an infant in grave risk of death between April 7, 2017, and June 1, 2017.

  • Meeting a Very Important Person

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Not everyone wants to run into a mad dog, but when you’re a former United States Marine, it’s considered quite an honor.

    Shepherdsville resident John Loudermilk attended the annual First Marine Division reunion in Norfolk, Va., where he had a special impromptu meet-and-greet with U.S. Secretary of Defense James “Mad Dog” Mattis.

    A fellow Marine veteran, Loudermilk took the opportunity to ay hello, mentioning his service with the 5th Marines during the Vietnam War.

  • Cougars pull away late for shut-out road win

     OKOLONA – For the third time in as many weeks, the Bullitt Central Cougars looked like a different team after halftime on Thursday as the maroon and gray rolled to three touchdowns after the break for a 27-0 win over Southern.

    It was the 10th straight victory for the Cougars over their northern neighbors.

    The win was the third straight to open the season for the Cougars heading into a ‘bye’ date before the team returns to action on Sept. 15 at home against North Oldham for the final tune-up before the team starts district play.