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  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: APRIL 2010

    BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR OF EVENTS: APRIL 2010

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    HOLIDAYS:

    4:

    EASTER SUNDAY

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    DISTRICT WIDE EVENTS:

    1:

    Technology PD at Roby Elementary, 4-6pm

    Intermediate Guided Literacy Teacher Academy at Central Office, 4:15pm

    North Area Music Festival at North Bullitt Gym, 6:30pm

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Apr. 26

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of Apr. 26:

    Bullitt County:

    Interstate 65: Lane closures and delays are possible in both directions between the KY 61 underpass and the Bullitt/Jefferson County line (mile points 118.5 and 123.1) for roadway striping. Mobile striping operation will be utilized during daytime hours.

  • Board begins talks about county pools

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The board overseeing the county’s parks and recreation department appears to be reborn.

        Bullitt Fiscal Court members agreed to re-establishing a committee to potentially oversee maintenance of county pools.

        County attorney Walt Sholar shared research showing the creation of a county Parks and Recreation board first established in 1971.

        Research showed the last board meeting taking place in 1997.

  • Grocery, restaurant may be part of LJ downtown

        LEBANON JUNCTION - In the heart of downtown Lebanon Junction, the old Mullins Grocery sits vacant next to the railroad track.

        But LaBron Taylor has been looking and looking at the building. He and his wife would like to open a business in the community, even through they live in northern Bullitt County.

        Before moving forward, Taylor came before the Lebanon Junction City Council to listen to their suggestions on possible businesses.

  • Two arrested in Shepherds Glen burglary

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -At approximately 7:38 AM the Bullitt County 911 Dispatch Center received a report of a burglary in progress in the 400 block of Shady Glen Circle.

        The victim had called her mother, who lives in the same subdivision, and the mother responded to her address.

        The mother saw the suspects and was able to provide descriptions and directions of travel to the 911 operator on her cell phone. Responding officers spotted the suspects and both were taken into custody.

  • Board approves measures to allow more area businesses

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - A couple of new businesses received needed approvals for the Mount Washington area.

        The Bullitt County Board of Adjustment approved a conditional-use permit to allow Twelve Oaks Development to operate a commercial garden center.

        Business owner Kenny Stout said the plan is to lease about six acres off the Mount Washington bypass to operate a commercial garden center.

        Stout’s Building Center operates on old Bardstown Road in downtown Mount Washington.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Apr. 19

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of Apr. 19:

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    Bullitt County:

    US 31EX: Lane closures and delays possible along entire route (mile point 0 to 2.4) for roadway resurfacing.

    KY 1494 (Beech Grove Road): Roadway is closed at the bridge over Long Lick Creek (mile point 5.5) for bridge replacement. Motorists should detour the area via KY 61.

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  • Court asked to stop moratorium on taking in roads

        CEDAR GROVE - Linda Wilson didn’t understand why Bullitt Fiscal Court members would not accept Big Country East off Lickskillet Road into its maintenance system.

        She was working with retired road department foreman Carroll Samuels to bring the street into compliance.

        However, along the way came an economic crunch for the county and fiscal court passed a moratorium on accepting any gravel roads into the maintenance system.

  • Little Flock celebrates 200 years of serving county

        PIONEER VILLAGE - This year marks the bicentennial celebration of Little Flock Baptist Church.

        Still one of the most vibrant community churches in Bullitt County, Little Flock plans to celebrate throughout the year with special events, the first scheduled for this weekend.

        Former Little Flock pastors and staff members have been invited back for weekend-long homecoming festivities.

  • Man indicted in rape case with 12-year-old girl

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man accused of having sexual relations with a female under 12 years of age has been indicted.

        The Bullitt County Grand Jury has indicted Randall G. Franks Jr., 29, on charges of rape in the first degree, two counts of rape and two counts sexual abuse.

        The most serious charge of rape in the first degree is a Class A felony punishable by 20 years to life in prison.

        Franks was arrested on Feb. 4.