Today's News

  • Smoking talks has brought out many opinions

        With three forums down and another to go, those advocating a smoking ban in public places in Bullitt County has heard a lot of opinions.

        Some are supportive of the ban in places such as restaurants and bars.

        Others aren’t quite as supportive.

        The final forum will be on Nov. 4 at the Bullitt County Health Department.

        The key is to get your voices out - no matter your side of the argument.

  • Jobs fair to be held in Shepherdsville in search of seasonal workers

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - With over 300 employees already working for GSI Commerce in the Cedar Grove Business Park, another 400 seasonal workers are being sought.

        A job fair will be held on Saturday in a continuing effort to find workers for the busy holiday season.

        The company recently held a meeting of local agencies which might have employees who are looking for work.

  • County's top vocalists to be selected

    LEBANON JUNCTION - Back by popular demand, the Bullitt County Arts Council’s Bullitt County Vocalist of the Year Contest has returned.

    On Saturday, some of the best singers in the county will have the opportunity to show off their vocal talents at this year’s Old Fashion Days Festival.

    This marks the first year the competition finals will be held in Lebanon Junction.

    Arts Council member and vocal coach Judy Nevitt, who organizes the annual event, said she was thrilled to have the 2010 contest finals in Lebanon Junction.

  • Girls' and boys' golf regionals set for Monday & Tuesday

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - North Bullitt capped off the best golf season in the school’s history on Wednesday by winning the championship trophy of the Two-County Cup Tournament at Heritage Hill Golf Course.

  • Eagles ready for mega-showdown against the Titans

        HEBRON ESTATES - The North Bullitt Eagles will find out exactly where they stand in the Class 4-A football hierarchy on Friday when they play host to Martha Layne Collins High School, the new school formed in Shelby County.

        The first-year Titans stand at 5-1 overall and are already 2-1 in the district. They are coming off a 52-7 win over Bullitt East and have also beaten LaRue County within the district. The lone loss was to Marion County by a 30-27 count back on Sept. 3.

  • Kenney selected as new pastor at local churches

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A priest from a big family will guide a large portion of Bullitt County’s Catholic family into the future.

    The Rev. Brian Kenney will officially become the pastor at St. Aloysius of Shepherdsville and St. Benedict in Lebanon Junction on Labor Day weekend. He will also guide the St. Clare Oratory in Colesburg.

    The youngest of seven children, Kenney was raised in Louisville, attending church and school at St. Barnabas and St. Raphael. He graduated from St. Xavier High School.

  • Very little fire as first forum talks about smoking ban

    LEBANON JUNCTION - The debate over a possible county-wide smoking ban has prompted strong support and opposition across the community.

    However, when the Bullitt County Health Department and the Partners in Prevention Coalition hosted the first of four public forums to discuss the issue the only ones speaking on behalf of a possible ban were the forum’s sponsors.

  • Bullitt County Health Department hosts flu shot clinics

        The Bullitt County Health Department wants to remind the community the best way to prevent flu is to get a flu vaccination each year. Seasonal flu shots will be available at the following locations:

        Flu shot clinics will be held at the Bullitt County Health Department beginning the week of Tuesday, October 5, 2010.  The hours for flu shot clinics will be Tuesdays from 7:45 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Police investigate scams in Bullitt, Jefferson

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The buyer should always beware.

        That is the message sent out by the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department and the Better Business Bureau.

        After a local couple was scammed by a roofing and paving contractor, Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department said his investigations, along with the BBB, has resulted in five scam operations.