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Today's News

  • Offenses MIA as Butler pulls out 57-51 win

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – In a battle of two of the top teams in the Sixth Region this season, the level of play never reached the expectations on Tuesday as Bullitt East and Butler slogged their way through an ‘ugly’ contest before the Bears left town with a 57-51 win that left fans of both teams disappointed.

    The only good news is that it is early in the year. A second meeting, be it in the post-season or even in the Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament has to produce a more entertaining contest.

  • All three local squads in state cheer finals Saturday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt County teams will go after not one….not two….but three state championships on Saturday at the 2018 KHSAA Competitive Cheer Championships at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

  • Preston wins second title at Franklin-Simpson

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Former Bullitt East head football coach Doug Preston continues to find success as the head coach at Franklin-Simpson High School in south central Kentucky.

    This past weekend, at Kroger Field at the University of Kentucky, Preston led his Wildcat team to its second consecutive Class 4-A state championship with a 14-12 victory over Johnson Central.

  • Bullitt County Bandits Football

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt County Bandits was a youth All-Star program formed when the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League decided to no longer do All-Star teams. The Bandits view Bullitt County as a whole and knew that great players are present throughout the league and this is how we have been formed. The league is comprised of players and coaches from across the league brought together for one goal and as one family. Relationships have been built with these young men that will last a lifetime and that is what makes these boys so special.

  • North to host ‘Team Luke’ event Friday

     HEBRON ESTATES – It will be ‘yellow out’ at North Bullitt on Friday when the Lady Eagles and Eagles play host to Holy Cross in a basketball doubleheader.

    The special night is a community service for the basketball teams in support of ‘Team Luke’ and the Spinal Bifida Association of Kentucky.

    Luke is Luke Bannon, the young son of Casey and Dennis “Beaver” Bannon, who was born with Spina Bifida. Casey is a counselor at North Bullitt.

  • HOMELESSNESS... It is not going to go away

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Destiny would not be the prototypical figure speaking about homelessness.

    She is professional. She is attractive. She is very well educated. She is more than willing to talk about her story.

    We won’t run a photo of her and her daughter as Destiny was a featured speaker during a Giving Tuesday fundraiser for Bullitt County Housing First.

    We won’t run her last name.

    But what we will do is to use her story to kick off a story about a problem many of us want to ignore — homelessness.

  • BCPS closed for snow

    *UPDATE: BCPS will be closed on Wed., Dec. 5 due to unsafe road conditions in the southern portion of the county. *

    Bullitt County Public Schools will be on a two-hour snow delay on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018.

  • Eagles pull away late from Bardstown

     HEBRON ESTATES -- Scoring 10 of the first 12 points of the fourth quarter, the North Bullitt Eagles pulled away from a 50-50 tie after three frames and went on to beat visiting Bardstown 77-67 on Friday.

    The win was the second straight for North Bullitt under Alex Young, the program’s first-year head coach. Young, a former Eagle player got his first win at home in this game.

  • Lady Cougars win first game

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After dropping a game on Friday at Bethlehem, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars returned to action less than 24-hours later and picked up the first win of the season as they rolled past visiting Richmond Model 52-33.

    In the game on Saturday afternoon, neither Bullitt Central nor Model shot the ball very well with Bullitt Central at 27 percent and Model at 28.6 percent. Bullitt Central did make 17 shots to just ten for Model.

  • Roby students graduate from DARE program

     Roby Elementary recently held its DARE graduation ceremony.

    Shepherdsville police officer David Smith serves as the DARE officer for the city.

    The DARE essay winners were Layla Andrews, Lyla Dennison, Sarah Brown and Makenzie Coleman.

    The graduates were: