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Today's News

  • Prom fashions to be part of free show set for Sunday afternoon

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Spring is almost here, we know what’s on everyone’s minds next --prom.

    Little Miss Dress Up will be hosting the first annual Hollywood Nights Prom, Homecoming and Pageant Show on Sunday, March 8, at 2 p.m. at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre. 

    The event is free to the public.

    Owner of the Hillview store, Marietta McKinney, said she wanted to have a fashion show specifically featuring prom and homecoming wear.

    “We hope to do this every year,” she said.

  • Bullitt Library System to host ARTfest during March, April

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Spring is right around the corner which means so is the second annual ARTfest.

    The theme for this year’s art showcase is “Reimagined Favorites.”

    The library staff is asking patrons to recreate the cover of one of their favorite books. 

    Any Bullitt County Public Library card holder may participate and this year it’s open to all ages: kindergarten through fifth grade; middle school; high school and adults.

    Submissions will be displayed at the Ridgway Memorial Library in April.

  • Daylight Savings: 'Spring' forward one hour this weekend

     The groundhog may have caused a late winter in Bullitt County, but we're one step closer to Spring as Daylight Savings occurs this weekend.

    All clocks will officially move forward one hour as of 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning, Mar. 8. That means after 1:59 a.m., it will switch to 3:00 a.m.

    The clocks will "Fall backward" one hour again on Nov. 1.

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    State Fire Marshal: 'Change the Batteries' this weekend

  • Lady Chargers win a big one, beat Butler 53-50

      SHIVELY – Five years of post-season frustration to Butler were put to rest Monday as the Bullitt East Lady Chargers pulled out a 56-53 win over the Bearettes on their home court in the opening round of the Sixth Region Tournament.

    In each of the five previous seasons, Butler had ended the Lady Chargers’ season, including twice in the regional championship game. A year ago, on the same court, Butler had pulled away late to beat Bullitt East 68-58. That Butler team went on to win the state championship.

  • NB handles business, downs Cougars; East next

     HEBRON ESTATES -- At halftime on Monday’s Sixth Region tournament opener, North Bullitt Lady Eagle coach David Marion had a pretty simple question.

    “I asked them if they wanted to play Wednesday,” said Marion, who was recently voted Coach of the Year for the Sixth Region.

    At that point, Marion wasn’t sure his Lady Eagles would advance to play Bullitt East on Wednesday in the regional semi-finals.

  • Tonight’s showdown a big event for local hoops

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Put on your seat belt and cinch it up tight because we’re going for a fun ride tonight.

    For the second time in as many years, after it had never happened in basketball before, two Bullitt County teams will meet in the semi-finals of a regional tournament when North Bullitt and Bullitt East clash tonight (Wednesday) at Valley High School at 5 p.m.

  • Mercy brings merciful end to Lady Cougars’ season

     OKOLONA – A season dominated by injuries came to an end for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars on Monday as they were beaten in the first-round of the Girls’ Sixth Region Tournament 60-19 by Mercy.

    The last six weeks of the season just collapsed around the maroon and gray as five different players were lost for the remainder of the season due to injuries. Three of those injuries were serious knee situations that have required surgery.

  • Mediator to be selected for negotiations

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The legal issues between a fire department and a board of trustees is close to being settled.

    But the matters between the Southeast Bullitt Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department Inc. and the Southeast Bullitt Fire Protection District board still exist.

    Attorneys from both parties were in Bullitt Circuit Court Monday.

    The issue at hand was a series of motions filed by the various parties.

    Maurice Byrne is seeking a temporary injunction to place the $2.7 million into an escrow account.

  • Teaching truly sweet music to Patton’s ears

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Lick Middle music instructor Meredith Patton remembered the e-mail from principal Lee Barger at 6:50 a.m. on a Friday.

    “He asked me if the band can play at a morning ceremony,” she said.

    The mother of three was frantic, getting her son ready for school while texting members of the BLMS band, telling them to meet her at school with their instruments ready.

    When she arrived, she told the students they would perform in 10 minutes.

  • No matter the facility, classes are necessary

     Watching the Bullitt County Education Corp. work the past couple of years has been one of those positive pleasures.

    With a vision to have Jefferson Community and Technical College expand its offerings in Bullitt County, the plans to move into a spacious facility off Highway 245 seemed to be close to reality.

    But reality does not become reality until the shovels start throwing dirt and the construction company begins work on a building.