Today's News

  • Cougars have big plans, but still have holes to fill

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central Cougars expect to be good in 2009 coming off an 8-3 season and with a move from Class 6-A to Class 5-A.

    The fans of the Cougars also have high expectations after watching the team have a winning record for the first time since 1990.

    What about Cougar head coach Danny Leasor?

    Not so fast the veteran head coach said on Monday of this week.

  • Art, music part of two festivals this weekend in county

    CLERMONT - One event has been a regular attraction for the past five years and another is making its first appearance this weekend.

    But for lovers of music and art, there is a little of something for both just a few miles from one another in Bullitt County.

    Bluegrass 101 Festival

    It continues to get better and better each year.

    The sixth annual Bluegrass 101 Bluegrass Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 28-29, at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

  • MW proposal to help alleviate water/sewer rate increase deemed not feasible

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A proposal promoted as a way to help alleviate rising water and sewer rates could jeopardize the city's financing to construct its state-mandated new sewage treatment facility.

  • Big second period lifts East over Dunbar 35-7

    RADCLIFF -- The Bullitt East Chargers picked up right where they left off last season, running the ball powerfully straight ahead, as they opened the 2009 season with a 35-7 victory over Paul Dunbar High School.

    The victory came in the Joe Jaggers Classic at North Hardin High School, an opening week 'bowl' game that also included a later game between the host school and Bardstown High School.

  • NB coaches Robinette, Barger taking control of Eagle athletic teams

    HEBRON ESTATES - After more than 30 years with a single athletic director who was also an assistant principal, North Bullitt has joined the other two Bullitt County high schools in splitting those duties.

    After the retirement of long-time athletic director Rob Williams earlier this summer, North Bullitt principal Tracy Lamb saw how it was working at Bullitt East and Bullitt Central, and the every increasing workload for the position, and decided it was time for a change.

  • BE Lady Charger Invitational to be played Saturday

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - For the second straight year, the Bullitt East Lady Charger Invitational has attracted some of the top golf teams and individuals from the area.

    Under the direction of Bullitt East head coach Andy Oder, the event will be contested this year at Tanglewood Golf Course in Taylorsville. The 18-hole tournament will have 16 teams.

    Shelby County returns after winning the event last year with a 340 total. The individual winner was the Lady Rockets’ Candice Wiley, who now plays for the University of Louisville, when she fired a 75.

  • Cougars make do on a temporary practice field

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central Cougar football team discovered it had a big problem just two days after practice started on July 15. Basically, the maroon and gray found out they had no place to practice.

    So, the Cougars are making do to the best of their ability in a bad situation. In fact, head coach Danny Leasor would like for the ‘new’ practice area to become the permanent facility, although, he realizes that probably won’t happen.

  • Opening Day

    Despite a lot of construction in the schools, the first day went well for the over 12,000 students in the Bullitt County Public School System.

    “I would like to comment our entire team on what can only be termed an extraordinarily smooth opening. In the face of many construction issues, we opened safely, on-time and ready to learn,” said superintendent Keith Davis.

    In visiting six schools, Davis said things went very well with few first-day glitches.

  • Doss first foe for Eagles

    HEBRON ESTATES - A year ago, North Bullitt and Doss were thrown together late in the season when both teams needed a game after the wind storm forced Jefferson County schools to cancel a week of games.

    Doss went to North Bullitt and pulled out a 20-7 victory.

    Now, the two neighbors are playing a more organized contest. The schools have a two-year contract with the Dragons coming to North Bullitt this season while the two squads will play in Louisville to open next season.

  • Romine takes over Lady Cougar volleyball squad

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - If there was one thing that has been consistent about Bullitt Central volleyball, it was in the head coaching ranks. Over the past decade, the program has had just two coaches - Buddy Gallemore and Chad Foster.

    So it really is a new era for the maroon and gray this season as Jennifer Romine steps in to lead the Lady Cougars after Foster resigned in the spring.