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  • Farm to Table dinner will give different perspective of food

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— In a fast-paced society, sometimes it’s nice to go back to your roots.
        That’s the idea behind the Bullitt County Farm Bureau Farm to Table Harvest Festival.

  • Honoring the First Responders

    The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce again hosted a luncheon to honor all the first responders in the county in observance of 9-11.

    Many agencies from throughout the county were present for the lunch and a presentation.

    A group picture was held outside the large draped flag.

    More photos can be found here.

  • Fayette man charged with child sex exploitation

     LEXINGTON — On September 8, 2016, at approximately 7:53 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by the Lexington Police Department, arrested Darryl L. Reed, 50, on charges related to prohibited use of an electronic communication system to procure a minor/police officer re: sex offenses.

  • Farm Bureau hosts youth contests

     The Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest on Saturday, Sept. 17.

    Contestants must be 15 years old but not have reached 19 years of age by Jan. 1, 2017.

    They must be a member of Bullitt County Farm Bureau and must submit a contest application, along with a certified copy of school grades for the past two years.

    The two areas of competition are a personal interview (behind closed doors) and a two-minute prepared speech related to agriculture or Farm Bureau (this is in front of the audience).

  • Ellis resigns as mayor...again

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A week after a Bullitt Circuit Judge ruled that the resignation in February by Scott Ellis from his position of mayor was ruled invalid, another resignation letter has been written.

  • 9-11 to be observed in ceremony set for Sunday at courthouse

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Dan Johnson knows first-hand how traumatic the 9-11-01 events were in New York.

    He was there. He was really, really close. He was there to help those who were injured.

    For the first 13 years after the terrorist attack, Johnson was a regular at observances, either in New York or in Washington, D.C.

    Last year, Johnson was part of the 9-11 observance in Jefferson County.

    This year, Johnson is coordinating the Bullitt County 9-11 observance.

  • Wine Fest continues to show growth

     CLERMONT - The Bourbon and Wine Trail will lead to some of the commonwealth’s finest wines, gathered together again for its annual festival.

    The 5th annual Wine Fest, presented by the Kentucky Wineries Association, will take place at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    The two-day event has changed dated over the years, settling in for 2016 on Sept. 9-10.

    The Wine Fest is being presented in association with Ina Marcella Events and Think Tank Louisville.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning September 4, 2016

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

  • Raising Awareness to Dangers of Opioids

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - As the month of September began, the Kentucky Department for Public Health issued an advisory pertaining to a rash of overdoses involving heroin laced with another drug, fentanyl.

    As the month of August ended, two local organizations continued their struggle to educate the community on the dangers of heroin and other abused substances.

  • REMINDER: No school Monday and Tuesday

      Local students will receive the gift of a rare four-day holiday weekend.

    Bullitt County Public Schools will not host classes on Monday, Sept. 5, and Tuesday, Sep. 6.

    Schools are closed Monday to commemorate the Labor Day holday, annually recognized on the first Monday of September.

    This year a monthy teacher planning day will take place on Tuesday, meaning teachers will go to work, but allowing students to enjoy their extended weekend holiday.

    For more information call 869-8000 or visit www.bullittschools.