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Today's News

  • Late season hitting slump reversing early BC edge

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A late season batting funk led to a pair of losses last week for the Bullitt Central Cougars.

        During one four game stretch early in the season the Cougars had at least 11 hits in each game. Last week the team had ten hits in losses to Seneca and Oldham County.

        That action left coach Tommy Alvey’s team with an 8-14 mark heading into the last week of the regular season.

  • All eligible must receive benefit of hazardous duty retirement

        When you are young, the only thing that matters in the paycheck is the bottom line.

        As you get a little older, benefits such as insurance, retirement and savings means a little more.

        When the state of Kentucky began making local governments decide whether to place eligible employees in the hazardous duty retirement program, it gave officials options they really didn’t need to have.

  • Knight earns top regional tennis seed; BE has four seeds

    FRANKFORT - When the Eighth Region Tennis Tournaments get underway this week at Western Hills and Franklin County High Schools, Bullitt East will be well represented with four seeded entries in the girls’ and boys’ events.

    Leading the way will be Lady Charger junior Makaela Knight who earned the number one seed on the girls’ side after going undefeated during the regular season. She capped off the season last week with a win over Katie Howard of Western Hills High School who got the number two seed.

  • Central posts 4-1 week; East battles tough foes

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - On a team with no seniors and just a handful of juniors, Bullitt Central softball coach Buddy Gallemore expected his team to get better as the season progressed.

        That seems to be just the scenario as the Lady Cougars posted a second straight winning week that was capped with a fifth-place finish in the Gaslight Festival Tournament at Jeffersontown High School over the weekend.

  • Eagles hang on to beat Southern 9-7

        HEBRON ESTATES - The game really had little bearing on the post-season for either team, but don’t tell that to the players from North Bullitt or Southern.

        More than any other sport between the two neighbors, the baseball players always look at this as one of the biggest games of the season. That is because of the lifetime of rivalries the players have developed growing up in the Blue Lick and Okolona Youth League programs.

  • Remember to send in your Census info

        Many may feel that filling out the Census information every 10 years is a waste of time.

        It isn’t.

        In fact, it is more important than most people realize.

        And plus, the federal government just spent $85 million sending out letters recently telling you that Census information is coming your way.

        Make that investment count by filling out the information forms as accurately as possible.

  • Salute to dedicated nurses

    “She is a ‘ministering angel’ without any exaggeration in these hospitals, and as her slender form glides quietly along each corridor, every poor fellow’s face softens with gratitude at the sight of her.

    When all the medical officers have retired for the night and silence and darkness have settled down upon those miles of prostrate sick, she may be observed alone, with a little lamp in her hand, making her solitary rounds.” (cited in, The Life of Florence Nightingale by E.T. Cook (1913) Vol 1, p 237)

  • Budget panel starts work on tight figures

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The first step was taken to propose recommendations about the upcoming 2010-11 county budget.

        The committee, composed of magistrates Joe Laswell and David Walker, held its first meeting Tuesday. Another meeting is planned for Wednesday, May 12, at 3:30 p.m.

        Department heads came forward with some of their requested changes.

  • Arrest made in multiple vehicle thefts

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - On April 25, 2010 Shepherdsville Police arrested Daniel J. Miller of Shepherdsville and charged him with 1 count of Burglary III and 8 counts of Theft by Unlawful Taking from a vehicle.

    These thefts occurred from March thru April. There are at least 15 separate incidents within Shepherdsville and possibly other thefts within Bullitt County that have been attributed to Mr. Miller.

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