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Today's News

  • No injuries in school bus accident

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - No students were injured when a car made contact with a bus on N. Buckman Street.

    According to Shepherdsville Police Ofc. George Jetter, Bullitt County Public Schools bus 0412 was headed southbound on N. Buckman. A white Ford Mercury was turning left off of Adam Shepherd Parkway.

    The Mercury made contact near the rear left tire of the bus. The car received damage to it's front right bumper and right side rearview mirror. The accident occurred about 2:30 p.m.

  • Public invited to help honored teacher with medical expenses

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Every day of teaching school can be a struggle for every teacher, even the ones who truly love their job.

    For Christa Altman, teaching with cystic fibrosis was its own challenge.

    The former St. Aloysius instructor will be the guest of honor at an event hosted by her former school in hopes of raising much-needed funding for a future lung transplant.

    According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the chronic disease primarily affects the lungs and digestive system, causing infections and disrupting food absorption.

  • 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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