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Today's News

  • EDA revised ordinance turned down; heated words are turned up

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - An effort to adopt a new ordinance to set up the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority met with opposition on Wednesday.

    And the measure was voted down 3-2.

    That came after some very pointed and very heated discussion - including allegations of illegal meetings, lack of transparency and a motive on why the ordinance was even brought up after 30 years.

  • Search begins for EDA director

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The combination has worked on two previous occasions and the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority is looking to keep the perfect record intact.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 11/14/12

     This week Paul Coyle takes a look at the potential response to the Republican wave during the 2012 general election.

  • Thanks to those leaving office; best wishes to those elected

     Is there a rush to the county clerk’s office to switch party affiliation?

  • ROADWORK: Week of Nov. 12

        The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Nov. 12:

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

    Bullitt County:

    Routine maintenance

  • Webber joins Floyd, Greer in House

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - In what has been the most costly race for state representative, incumbent Linda Belcher could not overcame an aggressive attack linking her with President Barack Obama and with votes she made in Frankfort.

         After several unsuccessful campaigns for office, Republican Russell Webber was able to celebrate with family, friends and supporters Tuesday night.

  • Bad middle stretch put the Eagles behind the eight ball

          HEBRON ESTATES - A lot of high school football seasons resemble roller-coaster rides for not only fans and players, but also the coaches.

         That is why you couldn't blame veteran North Bullitt head coach Brett Newton if he was still looking to find a little equilibrium five days after the conclusion of the 2012 season for the Eagles. There were not only the usual ups and downs this fall, the green and gold had a couple of straight vertical drops.

  • Oh what a night it was at Eastside Middle

          MOUNT WASHINGTON - Just call it the 'Perfect Storm' of positive events recently when the Eastside Lady Eagles and the Mount Washington Lady Generals collided in a late-season meeting at Eastside.

         Just two days earlier, the two strong teams had moved into the quarter-finals of the 2012 Kentucky Girls' Middle School Basketball Tournament at the Kentucky Basketball Academy in Lexington.

  • Eastside brings home a state crown; MWMS falls in quarter-finals

          MOUNT WASHINGTON - Eastside Middle School recently did something no other basketball team has ever done from Bullitt County - winning the 2012 Kentucky State Middle School Tournament.

         Under the direction of head coach Samantha Downs, the Lady Eagles put together a perfect weekend of basketball, winning six consecutive games to win the title at the Kentucky Basketball Academy in Lexington. A year ago, the team had reached the final four of the seventh-grade state tourney, falling in overtime.

  • Gentry selected chairman of CASA board in Bullitt County

     The CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Program for Bullitt County has selected its new Board Chairman, Greg Gentry.  

    Greg has a long time involvement with CASA, serving on the Board of Directors since 2006 and as Vice Chair for the past four years. 

    During his time on the Board he has also served as Chair of the fundraising committee and has been instrumental in bringing awareness to the CASA mission.