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  • Lebanon Junction, Shepherdsville to welcome holiday season

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The downtown streets of Shepherdsville and Lebanon Junction will welcome in the holiday season this weekend.

    While the various activities surrounding the Light Up ceremonies will differ, there is one thing in common - Santa Claus will be coming to town to meet all the good little boys and girls.

    Light Up Shepherdsville

    For the third straight year, the traditional Light Up Shepherdsville will be kicked off with the Christmas Night of Lights parade.

  • UPDATE: H1N1 vaccine clinic to be held at Paroquet Springs today

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt County H1N1 vaccine clinics appear to be running smoothly and are scheduled to continue today.

  • Public immunization set for Dec. 3

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Health Department will provide novel H1N1 influenza vaccine Thursday, Dec. 3, from 4-8 p.m. at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    This clinic will follow the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations and administer vaccine to the following target groups:

    * Pregnant women

    * Household contacts and caregivers for children younger than 6 months of age

    * Health care and emergency medical services personnel

  • Two men find out doughnuts made to eat, not to perform in city’s park

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The city of Shepherdsville is developing the next phase of its park along the Salt River.

    Included in that phase will be ball fields and an amphitheatre.

    On Wednesday, Shepherdsville police caught and charged two men with vandalizing those areas.

    According to Capt. Ken Bernardi, police received a report of two vehicles driving recklessly through the grassy area of the park in the new phase.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: NOVEMBER 2009

    Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events - November 2009

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    HOLIDAYS

    11:

    VETERAN’S DAY (school is in session)

    26-27:

    THANKSGIVING – NO SCHOOL – BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

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    DISTRICT WIDE EVENTS

    4:

    Faculty Senate Meeting at Brooks Elementary; 1:30pm

    5:

    AGENDA ITEMS DUE BY NOON

    SBDM AGENDA MINUTES DUE

  • Light Up MW to return on Friday

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — For the first time in several years the city will ring in the Christmas season with the Light Up Mount Washington Festival.

    The festival is planned for this Friday from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the City Plaza Gazebo on Old Bardstown Road between the old Mount Washington Methodist Church and First Baptist Church of Mount Washington.

  • Bleemel Lane housing proposal draws questions

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- County planners had questions about a Paragon Homes property rezoning request and it appears the same might be said of leaders in Mount Washington.

    After first placing the item on the table, members of the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission voted unanimously to send an unfavorable recommendation to rezone 19 acres along Bleemel Lane from Agricultural to R-3 Residential.

    The Mount Washington City Council will have the final decision on the rezoning, which is set to be discussed at its Nov. 23 meeting.

  • Hunters Hollow officials pleased with work done at stream walk

    HUNTERS HOLLOW -- Mayor Linda Parker announced during the October Hunters Hollow City Council that the recent north end Stream Walk clean-up was a successful event.

    Unfortunately, the city’s ditches still contained serious issues that plagued local drainage.

    The council had requested at past meetings that all Hunters Hollow residents should maintain areas near ditches along their own properties.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Nov. 23

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Nov. 23 (NOTE: There will be no lane closures in the work zones Wednesday, November 25th – Sunday, November 29th for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend).

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    UPDATE: 11/24/09

  • Threatening letter results in nothing at BE

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A threatening message found at Bullitt East High School Tuesday evening appears to be a hoax but Principal Deborah Atherton said Wednesday morning the school is treating it very seriously.

    According to an e-mail message sent to parents, Atherton received a phone call at approximately 7 p.m. Tuesday evening from an individual who claimed a threatening message had been found on school property.

    Atherton said Wednesday that police had requested she not elaborate on the nature of the message, but did say that it was "juvenile in nature."