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Today's News

  • Sides should be capable of talking out sticky issues

     Out the mouths of babes sometimes the best things are said.

  • Book reviewer comments on Hartley’s The Train Wreck

     Title: The Train Wreck, Shepherdsville, Kentucky, December 20, 1917

  • Week promotes need to get flu vaccination

     FRANKFORT – State public health officials are encouraging Kentuckians to get a flu vaccination during National Influenza Vaccination Week, Dec. 4-10, to reduce the spread of illness this holiday season.

  • Cedar Grove Rd. flood closing

      The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that KY 480 in Bullitt County is closed at mile point 10 near Woodsdale road due to water over the roadway.

    KYTC crews are monitoring this location and will reopen the roadway when the water recedes and the roadway is safely passable.

  • Older, wiser Lady Eagles get the best of Bardstown

     HEBRON ESTATES - You must excuse Amber Courtney for her excitement over Monday night’s season opener against the Bardstown Tigers.

  • Health department determines cause of Zappos illness

      UPDATE (12/09): The Bullitt County Health Department is providing this update on the investigation into the event which sickened employees at the Zappos warehouse in Shepherdsville on December 5, 2011.

    A total of 58 employees who worked the same shift became ill with a gastrointestinal illness early on Monday morning. At least twenty-nine sought medical  attention—none were hospitalized. In most affected employees, the illness has been self-limited and not serious.

  • BE girls come up short at the end to Presentation

        LOUISVILLE - It's never easy to start the high school basketball season on the road.
        It's doubly tough opening the season on the road when you return just one starter from the previous season.
        That was the situation the Bullitt East Lady Chargers found themselves in on Tuesday as they opened the 2011-12 high school season on the road at Presentation, a team that won 12 games last season and returned a number of starters.

  • Lady Cougars just overpower Dragons

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars scored early and often in the season-opener on Wednesday against Sixth Region rival Doss.
        The maroon and gray scored at least 17 points in each quarter and used a stifling defense to crush the Lady Dragons 92-30.
        "We did some good things in that game," Bullitt Central head coach Bryan Bates said the next day. "We didn't know too much about them. We just knew what they had last year.

  • Two new coaches taking over local wrestling teams

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - After making a big splash when Bullitt Central first fielded a wrestling program a decade ago, the sport is now looking to reshape itself at the local level.
        That initial splash produced a pair of regional team championships and a bevy of medal winners at the state meet for Bullitt Central. Unfortunately, that initial surge couldn't be maintained and the school is now on its third head coach in as many years.

  • Cougars go toe-to-toe with an old region foe

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central head coach Joe Pat Lee has loaded up on tough teams for his senior-dominated squad to battle this winter in hopes of preparing them for a big finish to their careers.
        The Cougars jumped right into the tough stuff in the season-opener on Tuesday when they played host to North Oldham, the second-ranked team in the Eighth Region. The Cougars led 30-29 entering the fourth quarter but with Mustangs connecting on 11 of 12 free throws over the final eight minutes, North Oldham pulled out a 43-37 victory.