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Today's News

  • Foundation gives over $12,000 to educational projects

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Over $12,000 has been allocated to 10 schools thanks to a banner year for the Bullitt County Foundation for Excellence in Public Education.

    “Employee payroll deductions, private donations and a very successful Derby event helped generate the most money the foundation has ever seen,” according to District Volunteer Coordinator Judy Cederholm.

  • Kelley, Woodhouse get to write about wineries

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - As Bullitt County wineries continue to lead the resurgence of the wine industry throughout the Commonwealth, two Bullitt Countians hope to expand it further with a new book.

    Author Becky Kelley, with co-author/photographer Kathy Woodhouse, traveled to every state winery to create “Wine-ing Your Away Around Kentucky.”

    The new book, presented by McClanahan Publishing, is a collection of stories, history, recipes and directions to each winery based on a first-hand perspective.

  • Kinsey shows how Kentuckians uncover secrets

     BROOKS - Jean Thompson Kinsey shows how Kentuckians can uncover secrets and be captivated with suspense.

    The local author released her fictional trilogy series, focusing on the first book, Secrets of Willow Shade, set in Logan County in 1977.

    Kinsey, 73, is a late bloomer to to published writing, but has 13 stories published in the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” collections. He first novel, The Light Keeper’s Daughter, was a finalist for the Grace Award.

  • Lebanon Junction gets great deal in LWC agreement

     The City of Lebanon Junction received a little bit of money.

    But, more importantly, the city now has a steady supply of resources from the Louisville Water Co.

    A recent agreement guarantees that Lebanon Junction residents will no longer have to be concerned over the flow of their water supply.

    Louisville Water Co. will now be the sole supplier to water to Lebanon Junction.

    For years, the agency has been a supplier for a portion of the city’s demands. Now, Bardstown will not be relied upon.

  • Lady Eagles topple Assumption

     HEBRON ESTATES – A little smoke wasn’t going to deter the North Bullitt Lady Eagles from the biggest regular season win in school history on Saturday as the green and gold stunned visiting Assumption 43-41 in the first game of the annual Bullitt County Challenge.

    In the three game Challenge, played at North Bullitt this season, the Lady Eagles picked up a win as did Bullitt East as they cruised past Grayson County 56-39. Keeping it from being a sweep for the local teams was Lexington Catholic’s lopsided victory over Bullitt Central.

  • BE wins sixth straight

     Bullitt East won for the sixth straight time to open the season on Saturday when they pulled away from a 37-37 halftime tie to beat Shelby County 68-52 in the Mike Casey Classic at Shelby County.

    The Bullitt East defense turned it around at halftime, holding the Rockets to eight points in the third quarter and just seven points in the fourth quarter.

  • Attorney General stresses holiday toy safety

      FRANKFORT - Attorney General Jack Conway is urging Kentucky consumers to consider toy safety information when making purchases for children this holiday season. 

    “Keeping our kids safe is one of my top priorities,” General Conway said. “Being aware of the latest product safety measures and recall information can prevent potential injuries and possibly save lives.”

  • PV dog owners may have new ‘duties’

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Work done to improve the city boundaries has reaped some initial benefits for Pioneer Village.

    But there are hopes that even more insurance tax revenues might be coming the city’s way in the next quarter.

    Having redone its surveyed city boundaries, Pioneer Village city clerk Recka Daniels said that an increase of about $8,000 was realized in the insurance tax premiums.

  • Threat case sent to grand jury

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Allegations against a Bullitt East student for making threats to kill a 6-year-old boy and shoot up a school will now go to the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

    Nicholas Cornell Bain,18, was taken into custody by Mount Washington Police after officers received a report that he was threatening to harm a 6-year-old with a firearm at Old Mill Elementary in Mount Washington.

    Special judge Tom Lively ruled Monday that there was enough evidence presented against Bain to send the case to the grand jury for possible indictment.

  • The Majesty of Christmas...Duck Style

     First Baptist Church of Mount Washington hosted their annual holiday concert and the theme was Country Christmas.

    Characters from Duck Dynasty was the inspiration for this year’s performance.

    See more photos by Mary Barczak on a photo gallery at www.pioneernews.net.