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Today's News

  • Second week more encouraging for North Bullitt baseball squad

        HEBRON ESTATES - What a difference a week, and a little confidence, can make on the baseball diamond.

        After struggling in its first week of the season, the North Bullitt Eagles came back with a 3-1 second week. And the loss was a 5-1 setback to Eastern, the third-ranked team in the state.

        “We have gotten better,” said head coach Brian Wise. “I’ve seen improvement.”

  • Super Thursday - BE at BC

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Spring sports fans can get a rare treat on Thursday when Bullitt East visits Bullitt Central not for just one game, but two games in two different sports - and right next to each other.

        The only regular season meeting between the the two 24th District rivals in both baseball and softball will take place at 5 p.m. on Thursday on the new fields at Bullitt Central located behind the Bullitt County Vocational Center.

  • Chargers, Lady Chargers open the 2010 tennis season with wins

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt East got off to a quick start for the 2010 tennis season with wins in both boys’ and girls’ play last week, the first week of the regular season.

        On the boys’ side, coach Dustin Armstrong’s squad picked up a pair of easy wins. On Tuesday, the red and gold turned back North Bullitt 4-1 and then later in the week rolled past Holy Cross 5-0.

        The Lady Chargers opened the season on day one when they slipped past Bullitt Central 3-2 in Shepherdsville.

    Chargers Roll

  • Fox Chase looks at tax rates for upcoming year

        FOX CHASE - Taxes will likely increase in the city of Fox Chase, but more for the companies than the residents.

        The Fox Chase city council held first readings on ad valorem tax rate ordinances during their March meeting.

        A new real property ad valorem tax rate of 13.92 cents per $100 was approved, up from the previous year’s rate of 13.90.

  • JOM donation helps Bullitt TAPP

    The Bullitt County Public Schools TeenAgeParenting Program recently received a generous donation from a local company, JOM Pharmaceuticals.

    JOM is a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson. The donation included many items that the moms and moms-to-be can use for baby care.

    Barbara Plenge, director of TAPP, accepted the donation with gratitude. A goodie bag of care items was put together for each of the students.

  • Easter fun for all

    Throughout Bullitt County, the young and old, two-legged and four-legged were enjoying the Easter holiday.

    Seniors visited the Alternative Adult Day Care Center in Hillview to enjoy some Easter games.

    The HOPE for Pets hosted its second Easter Egg hunt for dogs. A large turnout came out on Friday to pariticpate in the annual event.

    The Cedar Grove Pre-school program held an Easter Egg Hunt on Friday. The youngsters hunted a little and then compared their take with someone else’s.

  • Lady Eagles did a lot of learning

        HEBRON ESTATES - Some basketball teams can win 20 games in a season and end up being disappointed at the end.

        Other teams can post win totals that require just one digit and end the season feeling like they accomplished something.

        Put the North Bullitt Lady Eagles in the second group.

  • Chargers, Eagles split early season track

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - There is still a long-way to go in the 2010 track season, but North Bullitt and Bullitt East met for the first time outdoors on Tuesday of last week with the two rivals splitting the boys’ and girls’ titles.

        This was an All-Comers Meet that also included Whitefield Academy. Bullitt Central was scheduled to compete, but had to cancel at the last minute.

  • Parks board to suggest YMCA manage pools

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - At the end of May, the three public swimming pools in Bullitt County are slated to open. And in its first meeting in over 13 years, the parks board made its first major decision.

        The three current board members voted unanimously to recommend on Tuesday that Bullitt Fiscal Court enter into a management agreement of the pools with the Bullitt County YMCA.

        The agreement would only be for the 2010 swimming season.

  • BE & BC share softball event

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt East and Bullitt Central will share a softball tournament this weekend when the High Five Bullitt County Softball invitational Tournament takes place at both schools.