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Today's News

  • State late in sending 'courtesy' notices on car tags

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Motorists throughout the state of Kentucky may be driving around on expired vehicle registration tags.

    As officials with the state revenue cabinet debated the ultimate assessment formulas to place on motor vehicles, time passed to prepare registration reminders for those whose tags expire in January.

    According to Bullitt County Clerk Kevin Mooney, notices could be mailed this week to those who should have paid last month.

  • Creason's hot-shooting fuels BC past North

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Trailing 17-4 after the first quarter of Monday's opening round game of the Boys' 24th District Tournament, the situation appeared dire for the Bullitt Central Cougars against arch-rival North Bullitt.

    Apparently, it really is darkest before the dawn.

    Connecting on three consecutive three-pointers over the first 2:30 of the second quarter, the Cougars got back in the game, finally pulling even at 23-23 before heading to the locker room with the score knotted at 25-25.

  • Fewer fouls mean more offense for peaking Chargers

    HEBRON ESTATES - After the two teams combined to commit 66 fouls in their first meeting of the season three weeks ago, just about anything would have been an improvement when Bullitt East traveled to North Bullitt on Friday.

    Well, for Bullitt East it was a great improvement. The Chargers were in control from the start and blitzed North Bullitt 85-35 in one of the most lopsided scores in the rivalries’ 30-year history.

  • Flag Dedication

    Young adults looking to learn more about the police profession have joined the Shepherdsville Police Explorers Post 133, a part of the Boy Scouts of America organization.

    The teens 14 and older have worked with the Shepherdsville police on a variety of projects over the past year. From helping with all the local parades to helping to park cars at the Bullitt Blast, the youth have been busy.

  • Dancing to help the kids

    The Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Bullitt County again hosted a night of dancing with The Monarchs at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville.

    Another large crowd came out to support the CASA program, where volunteers provide assistance to children in the court system.

    Local attorney J. Chester Porter sponsored the dance, which is one of the agency’s biggest fund-raisers of the year.

  • County's stimulus wish list $49M

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - If President Obama gets his economic stimulus package through Congress, Bullitt County officials want to make sure they have projects in line for funding.

    Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts, along with members of Bullitt Fiscal Court and the eight mayors, has sent a wish list of projects both for road repairs, as well as water and sewer projects.

    If the state received enough funds to meet all the county’s wishes, there would over $49 million in projects, which would generate 1,249 jobs.

  • Key threesome scores for Lady Eagles in big victory

    HEBRON ESTATES - Who needs practice?

    Apparently not the North Bullitt Lady Eagles.

    In an unusual move, head coach Bill Robinette did not have his team practice for the three days prior to the team taking the court Monday night in the first round of the Girls' 24th District Tournament. The team had played a game on Thursday and then stayed out of the gym.

    This time it worked. North Bullitt put together perhaps its best game of the season, particularly on offense, as they blasted Southern 57-26.

  • East programs end regular season against strong foes

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The final week of the regular season meant four games against top-flight competition for the teams from Bullitt East.

    For coach Troy Barr’s Chargers, it was a pair of regularly scheduled games that presented tough hurdles that it is hoped will prepare the team for this week’s 24th District Tournament at North Bullitt as well as the rest of the post-season road.

  • Dulcimers part of Bernheim's 80th birthday festivities

    CLERMONT – Happy 80th Birthday, Bernheim Forest!

    1929 was a historic year.  It was the year Isaac W. Bernheim established Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest.     

    Bernheim will be celebrating all year long and we hope you will join us.  We have new and exciting initiatives and events planned for you in this 80th anniversary year, and we want you to be an integral part of all we do.

  • Bullitt Central splits games with Valley in regular season finale

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was a perfect way to end the regular season for one Bullitt Central team but it was another night of frustration for another.

    Bullitt Central entertained the Valley Vikings to close out the regular season and to celebrate Homecoming.

    Bryan Bates’ Lady Cougars jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in an 80-21 victory.

    “It’s a feel good game,” Bates said of his 19-7 squad, which will go into the district tournament as the second seed. “It’s a good game to end the regular season on.”