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  • Could county parks, YMCA merge?

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Could the Bullitt County YMCA be contracted to operate the programs currently offered by the Bullitt County Parks and Recreation Department?

        That is a possibility and the public will have an opportunity to voice its comments at the first of the county’s quarterly night-time forums this Thursday.

        The forum will be held at 7 p.m. at the courthouse.

  • Hasting wants to bring expertise

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Tim Hasting has been intrigued with the role of coroner for several years.

    After completing mortuary school, Hasting has served the past five years with Hardy-Close Funeral Home in Shepherdsville.

    With the interest in the job, Hasting has decided to run for his first elected office to become the next coroner of Bullitt County.

    He remembers talking with Mark Schmid during a career day event and that discussion never left him.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Feb. 22

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of February 22:

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    Bullitt County:

    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.

  • Man, woman indicted for separate murders

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man and his girlfriend have been indicted in circumstances leading to the death of one infant and injuries of another.

        And a Shepherdsville woman has been indicted for the murder of her husband.

        The Bullitt County Grand Jury handed down a murder indictment against Samuel D. Harris.

        Harris and Courtney Caro were also indicted for criminal abuse in the first degree.

  • Waters seeks constable's spot

    LEBANON JUNCTION - Years ago, Jimmy Waters was inspired and encouraged by Tom Rosselli to become a Kentucky State Police trooper.

    However, a broken ankle prevented Waters’ efforts to become a trooper.

    A 21-year employee of the Bullitt County Public School System’s maintenance staff, Waters is interested in getting into law enforcement.

    His first political race will be a shot at the constable’s position in the Fourth District.

    The winner of the Democratic primary will be the victor as no Republican filed.

  • MW rezoning builds on solid foundation for more employment

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A Mount Washington business is one step closer to adding up to seven new employees and over 6,000 square-feet to its operation in the Mount Washington Business Park.

    Last Monday, the Mount Washington City Council approved an ordinance rezoning over seven acres of land at 850 Landis Lane from light industrial to general industrial, clearing the way for Vittitow Basement Walls to move ahead with plans to add a small concrete plant to its 10,000 square-feet facility, which houses Vittitow Basement Walls, VBW Waterproofing, and Vitco Inc.

  • Johnson enjoys chance to help as constable

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - He’s not big on writing tickets.

        And he’s not overwhelmed by the need to do off-duty work.

        Butch Johnson is more concerned about serving the community.

        And the native Bullitt Countian is running for his second term as constable of the First District.

        “I have enjoyed talking with the people,” said the Democrat. “I am retired and I’m out in the district every day.”

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: FEBRUARY 2010

    Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events - February 2010

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    HOLIDAYS

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    VALENTINES DAY ee" SUNDAY

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    15:

    PRESIDENTS’ DAY ee" NO SCHOOL ee" BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

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    DISTRICT WIDE EVENTS

    2:

    District Spelling Bee at BCHS; 6:30pm

    DAC Meeting in Frankfort

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    3:

    Faculty Senate Meeting at HMS; 1:30pm

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CLOSED THURSDAY

    Bullitt County Public Schools are closed Thursday, February 25, due to inclement weather.

    The decision was made shortly around 5:30 a.m.

    For more information call 869-8000.

  • Multi Purpose CAA would like to see county expend more funds on agency

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - While thankful for the county’s support, leaders with the Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency would not reject additional funds offered by Bullitt Fiscal Court.

        However, without a contract for services, the county should not be appropriating any money to any agency, according to county attorney Walter A. Sholar.

        Kim Embrey, executive director for the three-county Multi-Purpose CAA, requested the fiscal court increase its current $12,000 appropriation to $15,000.