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Today's News

  • Op-Ed -- High school sports offer more toward all scholarships

     The following piece was written by Bob Gardner, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations and Jillian Tackett, Commissioner of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.

     

    Unfortunately, today many parents are trying to live out a dream through their sons and daughters – the dream of landing a college athletic scholarship by specializing in a sport year-round. Equally unfortunately, most of these dreams are never realized.

  • HOLY WEEK SERVICES

    Each year, the First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville hosts Holy Week services.

    Services are followed by lunch and fellowship.

    On Thursday, the Rev. Beverly McGuffee, pastor of Davidson Memorial United Methodist Church, lead the service.

    Attendees sang under the direction of Laura Haven.

    Ministers from various denominations lead the daily services each year.

  • North gets on the field but still learning to win

     HEBRON ESTATES  -- The North Bullitt baseball program is making its eighth consecutive spring break trip to the Cal Ripkin Experience in Myrtle Beach.

    What head coach Brian Wise is searching for is not necessarily four victories. 

    What the veteran skipper is looking for is a week of good weather so his very young team can get on the field.

    And, of course, building team chemistry and enjoying some time on the beach are also part of the agenda.

  • What happened to William Brashear?
  • Skilled nursing facility settles false claims allegations

     LOUISVILLE – New Oaklawn Investments, LLC, d/b/a Oaklawn Health and Rehabilitation Center and Elmcroft Senior Living, Inc., a Louisville based skilled nursing facility, agreed to pay $5,191,470 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by submitting false claims for payment to the Medicare Program, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • Former local players shining in the college world

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – Two former local athletes have made changing colleges work out over the past year.

    One of those is former Bullitt East basketball standout Tyler Sharpe. After playing one season as a walk-on at the University of Louisville, Sharpe decided last summer to transfer to a spot where he could get a little more playing time.

  • East’s Perdue decides to play football at Georgetown

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East senior Hunter Perdue will be the first to say that the recruiting process was not as easy for him as it is for some others.

    After rushing for 1,918 yards on 197 carries as a junior and scoring 22 touchdowns, Perdue was thinking about NCAA Division I programs.

  • Sex-related indictment dates back to 2015

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A man has been indicted for sex-related offenses dating back to 2015.

    The Bullitt County Grand Jury indicted Steve Daugherty on the felony charges of incest, sodomy, sexual abuse and being a persistent felony offender.

    According to the indictment, Daugherty allegedly committed the acts between June 1, 2015, and July 25, 2016.

    During that period, he had sexual contact with a person less than 16 years of age that he should have known was related.

  • Governor, come watch teachers in action

     Dear Gov. Matt Bevin:

    In response to your recent interview, I would like to formally invite you to observe the teachers at Bullitt Central High School to personally witness just how “selfish and short-sighted” they really are.

    If you get here early enough (and I mean EARLY!), you will see the following: 

    *Teachers getting here before their contractual work day begins to meet with students that have been absent or are perhaps just “not quite getting it”;

  • BE’s Stallings joins KABC Court of Honor

     Bullitt East Lady Charger head coach Chris Stallings was recently honored with the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches Court of Honor award.

    Stallings was presented the honor during the recent Girls’ Sweet Sixteen Tournament at the BB&T Arena in northern Kentucky.

    Besides the award that Stallings got that day, a commemorative brick will be installed in the KHSAA courtyard in recognition of Stallings’ accomplishments.