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Today's News

  • Bikes to invade for Sunday’s Tour de Hillview

    HILLVIEW - The wheels are spinning in Hillview to enhance community health.

    The city is sponsoring Tour de Hillview, a free bicycling event for all ages.

    In conjunction with the event, officials will introduce the new Hillview Community Bicycle Project, a program sponsoring free bicycles for the community’s use.

    Tour de Hillview takes place Sunday, Oct. 25, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Hillview City Hall parking lot.

  • Central rolls into district showdown this week

    LOUISVILLE - For the second time this season, the Bullitt Central Cougars went into a game knowing they were going to win.

    Much to the satisfaction of head coach Danny Leasor, the team took care of business each time.

    First it was Atherton and this past Friday the maroon and gray smashed Class 5-A district-rival Iroquois 61-0. The win set up the much-anticipated district showdown this week as Bullitt Central will play host to undefeated John Hardin.

  • Shepherdsville adds school officer

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Walking into Bullitt Lick Middle School on Monday and being recognized by many of the sixth-graders was pretty awesome for Shepherdsville police officer Christina Boone.

    Students in all the Shepherdsville schools will be seeing more of Boone in the coming months.

    On Monday, she was introduced as the new school resource officer, which will be an extension of her current duties as a DARE officer with fifth-grade classes at Roby, Shepherdsville, Cedar Grove Elementary and St. Aloysius.

  • Hillview has eye on more office space

    HILLVIEW -- When Mayor Jim Eadens wants to hold a private conversation in his office he might have a little trouble.

    From the city files that are stacked in the office to the basketballs bouncing against the wall from the adjoining gym, Eadens said the Hillview city staff is out of room.

    And he’s looking for a way to find a little more room on the city’s budget.

    For the second time in as many years, Hillview officials talked about moving outside its current facility to find more space.

  • Voters to get sneak peek at new ballot

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Voters in Bullitt County may get a sneak peek at how the new paper ballot system will work prior to the May 2010 primary election.

    Besides approving the purchase of the new E-scan voting machines from Harp Enterprises, Bullitt Fiscal Court also gave its OK to purchase 10,000 paper ballots that will be used as a sample.

    County clerk Kevin Mooney said he felt it would be a good idea to allow voters a chance to use the paper ballot machines prior to next spring’s elections.

  • Maturing Hawks claw past Eagles

    HODGENVILLE - For the past several years, Brett Newton had talked about how well-prepared the LaRue County Hawks were when the teams played.

    North Bullitt had the upper hand in past meetings but those young Hawks have grown up and they got a bit of revenge on Saturday night.

    In a game postponed from Friday due to the rains, LaRue County easily beat North Bullitt 42-6.

    For the Eagles, the only highlight of the game came on the opening series.

    Zack Reynolds took the opening kickoff and returned the ball 40 yards to the Eagle 48.

  • Bullitt East capitalizes on big plays

    HEBRON ESTATES - Forget about the records.

    Forget about the weather.

    Forget about if it is a district game or just a pickup contest in a subdivision field.

    It was Bullitt East versus North Bullitt on Friday night in the annual CLASH.

    On this particular night, it would be Charger coach Doug Preston who would leave with the biggest smile as his Bullitt East team held off the scrappy Eagles 21-13.

    Both Preston and North Bullitt counterpart Brett Newton found reasons to smile after the district battle.

  • Showdown! BC hosts undefeated John Hardin

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the first time in 30 years, Bullitt Central’s football team will be in a one-game situation for a district crown.

    None of the players on this team, as well as some of the assistant coaches, were even born in 1979 when the Cougars traveled to Radcliff and beat North Hardin behind the play of quarterback Damon Blanton and head coach Mike Manley. That team earned the only home play-off game in school history.

  • POW/MIA: Not home but not forgotten

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Friday was a day for the nation to remember military personnel who have not yet returned home.

    Some may be prisoners of war or some may be missing in action.

    But there are over 88,000 Americans who have not returned home.

    On Thursday evening, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5710 and its Ladies Auxiliary hosted a special service to observe national POW/MIA day.

    As part of the ceremony was the raising of the POW/MIA flag donated by the American Legion Post 157 in Shepherdsville.

  • East and LaRue battle for home play-off spot

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A home play-off game will be on the line on Friday when the Bullitt East Chargers return home to take on LaRue County in a key Class 4-A showdown.

    The post-season scenario is simple. The winner of this game will finish second (behind Marion County) in the district and will host a game in the first round of the play-offs on Friday, Nov. 6. The loser will finish third in the district and will have to go on the road for all of the play-offs.

    This will also be Homecoming Week at Bullitt East.