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Today's News

  • North Bullitt Homecoming: Victory means close shave for NB coaches

        HEBRON ESTATES - Probably the only ones happier for the North Bullitt hoops victory on Saturday than the coaching staff were the wives of the coaches.

        In a sign of solidarity, the North Bullitt coaches refused to shave the past couple of weeks until a victory was secured.

        On Saturday evening, the coaches helped clean up the gym and probably went immediately home to remove the facial hair after a 54-36 win over Washington County.

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  • Multi Purpose CAA would like to see county expend more funds on agency

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - While thankful for the county’s support, leaders with the Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency would not reject additional funds offered by Bullitt Fiscal Court.

        However, without a contract for services, the county should not be appropriating any money to any agency, according to county attorney Walter A. Sholar.

        Kim Embrey, executive director for the three-county Multi-Purpose CAA, requested the fiscal court increase its current $12,000 appropriation to $15,000.

  • Hot third quarter lifts BC over Prez

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Snow was on the horizon, but the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars took care of business quickly enough on Monday to defeat visiting Presentation 55-51.

        The snow started falling less than two hours after the completion of the game and Bullitt County was out of school for the next two days.

  • Fox Chase must decide if it can afford price of PV police

    FOX CHASE - City Council members must decide the best way to provide service and protection to Fox Chase residents.

    Since 2005 the city has honored an agreement with Pioneer Village allowing that city’s police department to also patrol Fox Chase.

    Due to an increase of 24-hour patrols and other costs, the Pioneer Village City Council recently voted to double Fox Chase’s payment for the services from $6,000 to $12,000.

  • Bullitt Co. H.S. swim program continues to grow

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Three practice as one and one competes as three if you are a member of the Bullitt County high school swimming program.

    For the fourth straight season, the three Bullitt County high schools have combined resources to be able to field swimming teams. The coach is once again Laura Flischel who started the program.

  • Bowles becomes second BE player to sign at John Logan

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A win-win situation. You can’t beat that.

    That is what the Bowles family was saying recently when Bullitt East senior baseball standout Matt Bowles signed a national junior college letter-of-intent with John A. Logan college in Illinois.

    In addition, it was a perfect father-coach-son day for the family as Bullitt East baseball coach Jeff Bowles looked on as his son signed on the dotted line.

  • Energy savings success in Bullitt leads to state grant

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Looking for opportunities to reduce costs in one area in hopes of using that money for instructional purposes, Bullitt County elected to join a pilot program in Kentucky.

    Over time, that program has saved the school district hundreds of thousands of dollars in energy costs.

  • Man faces rape charge; investigation still on-going

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The investigation continues as a Shepherdsville man has been arrested for having sexual relations with a teenager last fall.

        Randall G. Franks Jr., 29, was arrested Thursday at the Park Place apartments off Highway 44 East in Shepherdsville.

        According to Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department, he was working on a case where Franks allegedly had a relationship in November 2009 with a family member.

  • Maraman wants to be next BC jailer

    CEDAR GROVE - He’s been there, done that and would like to go back.

    Danny Maraman worked for over 11 years at the Bullitt County Jail, including seven as the chief deputy.

    The Bullitt County native would now like to return - this time in the role of jailer.

    Maraman must first battle for the Democratic nomination in the primary with the winner facing Republican Paul Watkins in the fall.