Today's News

  • Input sought on calendar for 2010-11 school year

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - What would you like the 2010-11 school calendar to look like?

    Would you like a full fall break? Or should there be less than two full weeks for Christmas vacation? Should the Friday for St. James Art Fair be a holiday? Or should the district look at a totally alternative calendar?

    Before a committee makes its recommendation to the Bullitt County Public School Board, your input is again being sought.

    Last year, over 3,000 people went on-line to give their opinions on the current calendar.

  • Locals part of Coaches’ All-Star football game

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Some local players and coaches will be back on the football field this Saturday for the Greater Louisville Football Coaches’ Association East-West All-Star game at Southern High School starting at 2 p.m.

    Bullitt Central’s coaching staff will be heading up the West team. Head coach Danny Leasor is taking part in the organization of the team, but he has to leave before the game and Cougar Associate Head Coach Mike Gossett will run the show.

  • Bernheim Forest develops programs for kids

    CLERMONT - Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest believes that increasing the amount of time children spend out of doors, year round, will help them learn more effectively, increase social skills, benefit from physical activity and generally have more fun!

  • Bumpy starts continue for Cougar squads

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - When the season began, Bullitt Central boys’ head coach Joe Pat Lee knew one thing for certain about his team - that when they shot well they could be highly competitive and that when they didn’t shoot it consistently that there would be some long nights.

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  • Jones takes over BC wrestling squad

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - It will be a new phase for the Bullitt Central wrestling program this fall as David Jones takes over the program, becoming the third Cougar coach for the program.

    Bullitt Central has had recent success in wrestling including a third-place finish in the state tournament last year by senior Jeremiah Walls, his second third-place finish in as many years, and a sixth-place award for senior Akeem Bennett.

  • IRS Reminds Car Shoppers about 2009 Tax Break

    The Internal Revenue Service today reminds individual taxpayers who are considering buying a new car that they have until Dec. 31 to take advantage of a tax break that may not be around in 2010.

    Taxpayers who buy a qualifying new motor vehicle this year after Feb. 16 can deduct the state or local sales or excise taxes they paid on the first $49,500 of the purchase price. Qualifying motor vehicles include new passenger automobiles, light trucks, motorcycles, and motor homes.

  • Halloween at the Shelter

    The Furry Friends, a group of volunteers who support the Bullitt County Animal Shelter, hosted a special Halloween event.

    Families were invited to come out and tour the shelter.

    The trick or treaters were greeted by volunteers, including Delsey Williams, who posed with some of the guests.

    Anyone wishing to help support the animal shelter should contact the Furry Friends, who meet on the first Thursday of each month at the shelter.

  • High school students can get credit hours

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - After having just seven high school seniors in the partnership college credit program with Jefferson Community and Technical College, the participation could only grow.

    This fall, 30 students, with representation from all three high schools, are earning up to 12 college credit hours while they are still attending their regular school.

    But, in addition, the Pioneers of the Next Generation are making sure the program grows and the number of Bullitt Countians attending college increase.

  • French selected new drug task force director

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Sheriff's Det. Sgt. Blaine French thought he was retiring from law enforcement several years ago, but you can still find him sniffing out leads and trying to solve cases.