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Today's News

  • Colorfest activities set for Bernheim this weekend

    CLERMONT ee" A jubilant pack of scarecrows, great local music, hayrides, pumpkin painting and other fall fun will all be a part of Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest’s ColorFest 2009.

    The annual family festival is scheduled for this Saturday and Sunday. It is the forest’s largest yearly event and attracts thousands from Bullitt, Nelson, Spencer, Hardin and Jefferson Counties.

    A new festival highlight that will appeal to the local crowd is the Bullitt County Art Council’s Bullitt County Vocalist of the Year Finalist Contest.

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  • This Week in Sports...

    FOOTBALL

    Friday, October 9:

    **Bullitt East at Marion County (D). 7:30 p.m.

    **Anderson County at Bullitt Central. 7:30 p.m.

    **North Bullitt at LaRue County (D). 7:30 p.m.

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    VOLLEYBALL

    Monday, October 5:

    **Eminence at North Bullitt. 5:30 p.m.

    **Southern at Bullitt Central. 5:30 p.m.

    **Beth Haven at Bullitt East. 6 p.m.

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    Tuesday, October 6:

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  • Committee to study liquor sales in Hillview

    HILLVIEW - A committee has been formed to study whether alcohol sales on Sunday are a good thing or a bad thing.

    Hillview mayor Jim Eadens said that councilmember Kim Whitlock would chair the group studying the request made recently by Thomas Philpot of Papa Borromeo’s Pizza.

    During the September meeting, Philpot said it wouldn’t only help his business but others in the area.

    Plus, there were several national chain restaurants looking at a 20,000 square foot space in the Brooks Plaza located on Brooks Hill Road at Interstate 65.

  • BE's Nusz heads back to state

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Sometimes a step back can help you take a few steps forward.

    That was the case for Bullitt East junior Katie Nusz as a few days away from golf paid dividends on Tuesday as she fired an 86 at Shawnee Golf Course and advanced to the Girls’ Kentucky State Golf Tournament for the second time in three years.

  • Drug court success in just first year of work

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Simply throwing a person with an addiction problem into jail may not always be the best alternative.

    Bullitt Circuit Judge Rodney Burress believes that for some, spending time out of confinement and in the drug court program may be the best way to rehabilitate offenders.

    And when the average annual cost of confining an inmate has soared over $17,000, the drug court program costs less than a quarter of that amount.

    Burress presented Shepherdsville City Council members with a glimpse of how the year-long program in Bullitt County has been working.

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  • AARP seniors hear about latest health reform

    MOUNT WASHINGTON ee" Senior citizens and retired persons often feel like they are the most underserved populations when it comes to health care, so the local Mount Washington AARP chapter is working with its members to try and educate them about President Barack Obama’s proposed health care reform and how it could benefit them.

    The chapter recently invited AARP Kentucky’s Tihisha Rawlins to address some questions and concerns that local members have about proposed health care reform.

  • Combs, Whitis, Lee, and Leake Are Season Finale Winners at Bluegrass Speedway

    BARDSTOWN - Bluegrass Speedway presented its 2009 season finale on Saturday evening and Rick Combs of Bethel, OH became the 13th different 44 Auto Mart Super Late Model feature winner of the season.  Logan Whitis of Hustonville, KY picked up the win in the $400 to win special for the WBRT 1320-AM Sportsman division, while Benji Lee of Loretto, KY scored his second straight Modified feature victory, with Brad Leake of Bardstown, KY winning his second Street Stock feature of the year.