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Today's News

  • Summer camp offers lot of diverse opportunities for kids

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Children keep both bodies and minds active during the summer thanks to Bullitt County Adult and Community Education’s 21CCLC Summer Camp.

    Hosted at Bullitt Lick Middle School, the Summer Camp features four weeks of fun and educational activities.

    Coordinator Annette Ragg said each week includes a different theme, with the first week designated as Career Week.

    Guests during Career Week included visits from the Bullitt County History Museum and both the Shepherdsville and Zoneton Fire Departments.

  • BE is looking for a better outcome against DeSales

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A year ago, the Bullitt East Chargers traveled to Manual Stadium and got the best of the DeSales Colts in every category but one - on the scoreboard.

    Despite holding the Class AA squad to 105 yards of total offense a year ago, Bullitt East came out on the short end of a 14-0. Both of the Colts’ touchdowns came on turnovers in the second quarter. The Chargers turned the ball over six times in the loss.

    That DeSales squad went on to post a 10-3 record, falling in the regional final to Newport Central Catholic by a 54-19 score.

  • Chargers score on first play then dismantle Holy Cross

    LOUISVILLE - For the second straight week, the Bullitt East Chargers dominated the first half of a football game and then coasted to an easy victory.

    On Friday, the second victim was Class A powerhouse Holy Cross. Bullitt East scored on the first play of the game, a 55-yard run by Jonathan Bernard, and then rolled to a 34-7 halftime edge. There were not a lot of question marks in the second half before the Chargers recorded a 41-14 victory.

  • KOHS continues crackdown on drunk drivers through Labor Day weekend

    FRANKFORT  - The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS), an agency of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, is joining state and local law enforcement agencies in an effort to reduce impaired-driving crashes over the Labor Day weekend.

    The holiday crackdown coincides with the state’s “Drunk Driving.  Over the Limit.  Under Arrest” campaign, which began Aug. 21 and ends on Labor Day.

  • East ends long week with a positive victory

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Every football player, coach and administrator has a long week at some point each fall.

    It can happen after a loss to an arch-rival or losing your starting job to another player or failing to make an interception that could have altered the outcome of your team’s game.

    That is part of football. It makes everyone stronger in the long run. That is why the game is so important for young people. Not everything goes right, no matter how hard you might try.

    But every so often those involved with football go through that really long week.

  • This Week in Sports...

    FOOTBALL

    Friday, September 4:

    **Bullitt Central at Southern. 7:30 p.m.

    **South Oldham at North Bullitt. 7:30 p.m.

    **Bullitt East vs DeSales at Manual Stadium. 7:30 p.m.

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    VOLLEYBALL

    Monday, August 31

    **Beth Haven at North Bullitt. 5:30 p.m.

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    Tuesday, September 1

    **Anderson County at Bullitt East. 6 p.m.

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  • AmeriCorps member awarded to Shepherd's Shelter

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - To support the community and provide case management, Shepherd’s Shelter has been awarded one AmeriCorps member through a competitive application process with the Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky (HHCK).

  • Dragons next for Eagles

    HEBRON ESTATES - The people in charge of the North Bullitt concession stand might want to put a few extra burgers on the grill Friday night as it might be a very long evening for fans.

    Two of the most pass-happy teams in the Jefferson County area will collide at North Bullitt on Friday as South Oldham invades. Both teams threw the ball over 60 percent of the time in losses last week.

    After both teams were shut-out last week, the coaches might try just about anything.

  • Shepherdsville sewer system earns PEAK award for 5 years of perfection

    The Shepherdsville’s Wastewater Department has been selected to receive a Platinum Peak Performance Award.

    The Peak Performance Awards program presented by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) recognizes public wastewater treatment facilities for their outstanding compliance records in the 2008 calendar year.

    NACWA was proud to recognize over 400 Peak Performance Award facilities during the Association’s 2009 Summer Conference and 39th Annual Meeting, held July 14-17, 2009 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

  • Deputy will be part of school environment

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - When someone sees a police car in a school parking lot, the first assumption is that there is trouble.

    And when students see an officer in uniform roaming the hallways, they may assume that the drug dog can’t be far behind.

    But, thanks to a partnership with the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department, an officer will be in the high schools - as well as the middle schools - on a regular basis.