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Today's News

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK - Week of July 13

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of July 13:

  • U-10 Blue Lick All-Stars make winning look easy

    HILLVIEW - The Blue Lick Under-10 All-Stars made it look easy last week as they swept three games en route to winning the Cal Ripken District 13 Championship.In fact, it was pretty much easy for coach Jeff Walls' team.

  • One night sours a sweet week for Under-14 Stars

    HILLVIEW - The Babe Ruth District 13 Tournament was a good week for the Blue Lick Under-14 All-Stars, but Thursday was a bad day for coach Scott Belt's team.After already securing a trip to the West Kentucky State Tournament after they beat Germantown 2-1 in a nine inning classic in the winner's bracket final, Blue Lick could not duplicate the magic in the championship games on Thursday.First, there was a 10-3 loss in the first championship game against Germantown.

  • Programs offered at Bernheim

    Advance registration is required for all programs offered at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest.

    Please call (502) 955-8512 any day between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to sign up. Admission to the park is always free for members and free for all every weekday. Weekend and holiday admission is $5 per vehicle for the public. For more information, visit www.bernheim.org.

    BERNHEIM AT NIGHT: FULL "THUNDER" MOON NIGHT HIKE: Friday, July 18

  • Brooks Run robbery leads to arrest, warrant

    HILLVIEW - A Bullitt County woman is in custody following a robbery at her terminally-ill neighbor's apartment.

    Charlotte D. Clark, 18, was arrested by Bullitt County sheriffs Friday afternoon. She has been charged with theft of unlawful taking over $300 and theft of a controlled substance. Clark may face other additional charges.

    According to Det. Scotty McGaha, Clark distracted her neighbor at the Brooks Run Apartments while her uncle, James Ronald Clark, 44, of Louisville, broke into the neighbor's apartment.

  • BRAC moving forward with Fort Knox plans

    In my last column we talked about how our community and Fort Knox partners had just returned from the Road Show trips to the incoming units and organizations. We continue to receive positive feedback from those units who want their civilian workforce to make the transfer to Fort Knox.

  • More commercial development set for MW rezoning

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A little more commercial development could be in the future for the eastern part of Bullitt County.The Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission gave a favorable recommendation to a request from Oakbrooke Properties to rezone 15.7 acres from R-1 Residential to B-2 Central Business.The property is located on the northwest intersection of the US 31 Bypass and High Point Court.Developer Kenny Stout said he has a contract to purchase most of the proposed property.

  • Venom wins title; foes still friends

    LOUISVILLE - Max Cole and Scott Wright found themselves to be in an unusual position during a recent USSSA 10 and Under state championship game at Buechel Park.

  • Final sentencing delayed for Perry Bennington

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Perry Bennington did not learn his fate on the first of three indictments.In May, Bennington entered a plea to the amended charge of rape in the second degree, a Class C felony.The felony is punishable by 5-10 years in prison and prosecutor Michael Mann recommended the maximum sentence.Bennington entered the plea on the charge that around Dec.

  • OUR VIEWS: Thanks to all those who served in education

    One of the toughest professions in the world continues to be education.Each year, millions of individuals are dedicated to helping young and old improve their lives.Bullitt County has been blessed over the years to have excellent educators. Yes, there are some who probably don’t belong in the profession. But they are far, far outweighed by the great ones.Each year, dozens of educators will retire.