Today's News

  • Lineweaver to lead her own school as Brooks principal

    BROOKS - Students and staff members at Brooks Elementary look toward the future with a new school facility opening next year.

    They now have a new, experienced leader to help the transition: Cheri Lineweaver, assistant principal at Eastside Middle School since its inception, was selected as the new Brooks principal.

    “There’s a lot of good work to be done here at Brooks,” she said.

  • 27th District volleyball starts Monday at Bullitt East

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt East Lady Chargers will try for a sixth straight 27th District volleyball title this week in an event they will host on Monday and Tuesday of this week.

    Coach Michelle Gajdik’s team has the number one seed for this week’s event after going through the regular season undefeated at 6-0 against their district rivals.

    Bullitt East will open play at 6 p.m. on Monday against North Bullitt in a rematch of last year’s championship contest. The Lady Chargers have twice defeated North Bullitt in straight games this year.

  • Bullitt East falls just short, 18-14

    LEBANON - To have a road game go down to the final play against a team ranked in the top 10 in the state may have been the best Bullitt East coach Doug Preston could have hoped for on Saturday afternoon.

    But as a last-minute Matthew Bowles pass into the end zone fell to the ground, Preston could not help but be disappointed.

    However, the tone was much different just minutes later. His upbeat post-game talk centered on how close the team had come to pulling off a major victory.

  • Big first half powers Bearcats past the Cougars

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Into each life a little rain must fall.

    On Friday it poured on the Bullitt Central Cougars.

    Facing the best team so far on the schedule, the maroon and gray had no answers as Anderson County the last five touchdowns of the game as they ended Bullitt Central’s 6-0 start with a 42-7 victory that left Cougar head coach Danny Leasor scratching his head.

    The coach felt his team was ready for such a big game, but the Bearcats took it to the Cougars, especially up front.

  • 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.