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Today's News

  • Scouts, Woman's Club help to landscape jail

    Local Boy Scouts teamed up with the Bullitt County Woman’s Club to do some landscaping at the Bullitt County Detention Center on Saturday, June 6.

    Scouts from Shepherdsville Boy Scout Troop 868 and Cub Scout Pack 868 turned out early Saturday morning to construct four flower beds at the front of the jail.

    A landscaping plan had been prepared by the Bullitt County Woman’s Club in consultation with the local Master Gardener Association and the Bullitt County Extension Office.

  • Could the Sixth Region soon be in Bullitt's rearview mirror?

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Let the rumors begin!

    Earlier this summer, the grapevine was ripe with news that the Kentucky High School Athletic Association was beginning the process of realigning the state’s 16 regions for girls’ and boys’ basketball, baseball and softball.

    The KHSAA did the same thing about six years ago and that led to Bullitt County’s move from the Eighth Region to the Sixth Region. That has been the law of the land for the past four years.

  • Help for past due tax bills running out of time

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Thanks to House Bill 262 and the decision of Bullitt County officials to serve as part of a pilot program, individuals who still have not paid their 2008 property taxes have a little bit longer before they are sold.

    But the time to make steps to avoid the bills being sold is quickly arriving.

    According to Bullitt County Clerk Kevin Mooney, tax bills will be sold on Aug. 12. And those bills could be purchased by a third party, which could ultimately wind up in the property facing foreclosure down the road.

  • Hillview gets request for Sunday sales

    HILLVIEW - Several business owners would like to have the opportunity to increase their customer base by selling alcohol on Sundays.

    Hillview mayor Jim Eadens and city council members plan to discuss Sunday liquor sales at their August business meeting.

    Phil Harris and Thomas Philpot, representing Papa Borromeo’s and Brooks Liquors located in Brooks Plaza, attended the July meeting to ask about the procedures involved in potentially legalizing Sunday sales.

  • Eastside Edge Camp

    There was plenty of basketball to be played last week at the annual Eastside Edge Hoops Camp.

    The morning and afternoon sessions attracted nearly 100 young players.

    The camp was conducted by Eastside coaches Josh Meredith and Brian Smith.

  • Stephen Guelda earns rank of Eagle Scout

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Boy Scout Troop 868 proudly announces that Stephen Guelda of Shepherdsville has earned the rank of Eagle Scout.

    Stephen is the 11th scout to earn the Eagle rank in Troop 868 during the unit’s 10-year history.

    Stephen, who lives in Fox Chase, is a recent graduate of St. Xavier High School where he was a member of the National Honor Society.

    Stephen is a member of St. Aloysius Parish in Shepherdsville and an active participant in the youth group at Mother Seton Catholic Church in Okolona.

  • Oh, the baskets they can weave

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — Basket making is an art that produces a beautiful and useful product. But perhaps what makes it interesting for anyone is that behind each handmade basket is a special story or experience that reveals something about its maker.

  • Defense, pitching keeps Blue Lick alive until hitting arrives

    HILLVIEW - The bats may not have been ringing as well as manager Scott Belt would have liked but defense and pitching carried the Blue Lick 15 All-Stars to the District 13 championship.

    The team will advance to state tournament play Wednesday at 8 p.m. in Bowling Green.

    “The defense and pitching carried us,” Belt said after being showered with water during the victory celebration.

    Many of the players advanced to last year’s 14-year-old state tournament as a district runner-up. This time, they will go as district champs.

  • Kentucky Basketball Coaches' East-West All-Star Game

    LOUISVILLE - A trio of local players, Bullitt East’s Kayla Thacker, Bullitt Central’s Qualeatha Bennett and Bullitt East’s Shelby Romine combined with Bullitt Central head coach Bryan Bates to lead the West team to a 71-41 victory on Saturday night in the Kentucky High School Coaches’ Association East-West All-Star Game at Bellarmine University.

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