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Today's News

  • More experienced Cardinals rain on BE’s senior parade

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - As the visitors were celebrating in the rain, the Bullitt East Chargers were already in the locker room on Friday night.

    The Bourbon Bowl may spend the next year in Nelson County’s trophy case but coach Doug Preston’s Chargers have another prize in mind.

    Putting the 31-6 defeat into the past, Preston and his team were already talking about this Friday night’s playoff opener in Mount Washington against 4-A foe Fairdale.

    In reality, there weren’t a lot the Chargers wanted to remember from a windy, rainy night.

  • E-waste collection Saturday

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana invites the entire community to participate in an e-Waste collection event on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 8 a.m. until Noon at Mount Washington Elementary School.

    The Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana is dedicated to the environment and the planet. Through the Girl Scout program, girls learn to recycle, reuse and recreate waste.

    Recently, Girl Scouts joined forces with two Kentucky companies - CRI and GES - to address the issue of recycling electronic waste or e-waste.

  • High Flying at Eastside Middle

    Eastside Middle School Principal Bonita Franklin delivered the State of the School Address to teachers and students Oct. 21 and ended the occasion with a special balloon releasing ceremony.

  • Beech Grove Road bridge closed until July for repairs

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Motorists who use Beech Grove Road and must cross the Long Lick Creek b

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Nov. 2

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of Nov. 2:

    Bullitt County:

  • Cougars play at home for first time since ‘79

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - One of the top goals posted in the Bullitt Central coaches’ office this season was not only to qualify for the post-season, but to compete in the play-offs at home.

    Mission accomplished.

    With an 8-2 record overall and a number two finish in Class 5-A, District 3, the Cougars will play at home on Friday against Jeffersontown. It is the first home play-off game for Bullitt Central since the 1979 season.

  • Rain can't dampen Cougars' run past Eagles

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central Cougars looked Mother Nature right in the eye on Friday and didn’t blink, putting together a strong effort in adverse conditions to beat arch-rival North Bullitt 34-14 in the 34th renewal of The Game.

    It was not a fit night for man nor beast, but the Cougars sloshed through the rain and mud to win for the second straight time in the series. Bullitt Central now has a 20-14 edge in a rivalry that dates to 1976.

  • Chargers set to face an old rival in Friday’s first game

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt East Chargers will face a familiar foe on Friday when they play host to Fairdale in the first round of the Class 4-A, Region 2 play-offs.

    The two programs have played numerous games against each other during the regular season in the past. The series extended up to last season when Fairdale beat the Chargers 40-35 in Mount Washington. The teams did not renew the meetings because of situations just like this where they will meet in the post-season.

  • Eagles face speedy Western in an opening round contest

    HEBRON ESTATES - While the record for the Western Warriors might not be that impressive this season, that is not deceiving North Bullitt head coach Brett Newton as he prepares his team for the first round of the Class 4-A play-offs on Friday.

    As the number four seed, North Bullitt would often be facing teams with 8-2 records or better. Instead, the Eagles will be facing a foe with only a 5-5 mark despite winning District 3 with a 4-0 record.

    Western really loaded up on its non-district schedule.

  • Play-off route set for all teams

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Unlike a year ago when the Class 4-A play-offs were not set until the final minute because of some forfeited games and the bad wind storm that cancelled some games, area football teams are already well aware of where they will open the post-season starting next Friday.

    Class 5-A

    For the first time since 1979, Bullitt Central will host a post-season game next week when the Cougars play host to Jeffersontown, the number three team in District 4.