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  • MW teen hospitalized after being struck on 44

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A local teenager was taken to the hospital this morning after he was struck by a car while crossing Highway 44.

        The incident occurred around 7 a.m. near Bullitt East High School when police said the 15-16 year-old victim was crossing the street on his way to school.

        Officer S.D. Hill of the Mount Washington Police Department said witnesses claimed he darted in front of two cars, missing the first car before being hit by a vehicle traveling in the westbound lane.

  • Plenty of Down Home Old Fashion Celebration to go around this weekend

    LEBANON JUNCTION - It’s that time of year again.

        Time to let loose and have some good ole fashion fun at the 61st annual  Old Fashion Days Festival in downtown Lebanon Junction.

        This year’s event is sure to please, offering the same great family friendly attractions that folks have come to love, as well as a few new favorites.

  • Emergency at jail solved as panel to be repaired

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Being trapped inside a pair of jail doors is not a pleasant experience, whether you are the inmate or the employee.

        And not being sure if the cell doors are locked or not is definitely a dangerous situation for the deputies.

        Feeling that the security of the jail was at a state of emergency, Bullitt Fiscal Court was able to purchase a new control panel Tuesday.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: SEPTEMBER 2010

    Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events - September 2010

    HOLIDAYS:

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    LABOR DAY ee" NO SCHOOL ee" BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

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    ANNOUNCEMENTS:

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    AGENDA ITEMS DUE BY NOON

    SBDM AGENDA/MINUTES DUE

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    15:

    EARLY RELEASE DAY (2 HOURS)

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    13-24:

    FALL KCCT TESTING

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  • BOIL WATER ADVISORY EXPANDED

    UPDATE: 09/28

        Louisville Water Company has expanded the Boil Water Advisory issued Monday morning to include approximately 500 customers in northern Bullitt County and southern Jefferson County who are served by the Brooks Hill elevated water storage tank.

        Water quality sampling tests following a water main break on Sunday night indicate additional sampling is mecessary.

  • UPDATE: Louisville Water lifts boil water advisory

    LOUISVILLE - The Boil Water Advisory issued for Louisville Water Company customers served by the Brooks Hill and Martins Hill elevated tanks has been lifted with the exception of customers on Yorkshire Blvd and Burden.

        Customers should discard the ice in their automatic ice machines and allow the water to run for two minutes on chilled refrigerator lines before using.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Sept. 20

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of September 20:

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    Bullitt County:

    KY 1450 (Hebron Lane): Lane closures and delays possible between KY 61 and the Brooks Run Bridge (mile point 0.0 and 0.54) for pavement patching.

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    Jefferson County:

  • Unused drugs can be dumped, destroyed by DEA, others

    The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department will partner with the DEA to sponsor a prescription drug drop off on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

    Residents are invited to dispose of all prescription medicines that are no longer in use.

    No questions will be asked.

    The dropoff will be on Frank E. Simon Avenue behind the sheriff’s department in the courthouse.

    For more information, call 543-2514.

    This is a national effort on Saturday to get as many drugs as possible out of the homes and out of circulation.

  • It's no rumor...Broadway play presented this week

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Arts Council was spreading ‘rumors’ to the Bullitt Central High School Drama Club.

        BCAC and the Bullitt County Theatre Company is presenting the Neil Simon play, “Rumors”, at the Bullitt Central Auditorium.

        Director Russell Spencer leads a group of nine actors through Simon’s first big Broadway hit, the local troupe’s first attempt at a major Broadway play.

  • Businesses, schools to be showcased

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - It’s one of Bullitt County’s best opportunities to show itself off.

        The annual Showcase Bullitt County is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 23, at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

        The annual event features both a business and community showcase, with county agencies and schools encouraged to promote themselves.

        Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce executive director Freida Howe said more than 2,000 visitors attended last year’s event.