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Today's News

  • Happy 85th to Bullitt County Woman's Club

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The Bullitt County Woman’s Club has always taken pride in being an organization devoted to community service.

    Woman’s Club members took time to relax and enjoy a special tea party to commemorate its 85 years of service to the county.

    Member Janet Hughes and the Creative Arts committee planned the event hosted by Bethel United Methodist Church.

    Recognition was offered to the club’s past presidents and achievements along with district governors.

  • Lose a pound, gain a dollar program starts

    HILLVIEW -- Jewish Hospital Medical Center South (JHMCS), in partnership with Mohana Arla, M.D., has begun its second program year of “Lose a Pound, Gain a Dollar” (LAPGAD), a healthy lifestyle/weight loss program that “pays” participants to lose weight. Open to all residents of Bullitt County over the age of 18, LAPGAD participants can earn a dollar for every pound lost during the course of the program.

  • Jewish moving forward with in-patient beds

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - While the first patients may not have access to in-hospital long-term care for another three or four years, there is still plenty of excitement for the staff of Jewish Hospital Medical Center South.

    Brian Doheny, chief operating officer for Jewish Hospital Medical Center, said approval has been granted for the creation of 60 beds at the Bullitt County facility.

    Currently, the facility is home to an emergency room, diagnostic testing, specialists and general medical offices.

  • Quick momentum switch propels Chargers to victory

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – A quick turn of events midway through the first quarter paid long-term dividends for the Bullitt East Chargers on Friday as they whipped visiting Marion County 35-7 in the second round of the Class 4-A play-offs.

    Twice in the opening moments of the game the Knights marched inside the Bullitt East 40 yard line. The second time, the visitors got as deep as the 17-yard line. A third down pass into the endzone was just inches long and on fourth down Bullitt East senior Ricky Gray knocked down a pass at the goal line.

  • Citizen of the year: Flynn honored by teachers' group as best in the county

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Education Association honored local builder G. Jesse Flynn as its third recipient of the Distinguished Citizen Award.

    Flynn received the award during a special public dinner held at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Flynn was awarded for his community involvement including his membership with the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce.

    BCEA president Brenda Hutchison praised Flynn for his vested interests and continuous investments within the Bullitt County community.

  • House fire in northwest Bullitt

    KNOB CREEK - A woman received burns during a house fire early Tuesday afternoon.

    Nichols, Zoneton and Okolona Fire units responded to a house fire with a potential rescue at 165 Knob Creek Circle.

    The woman and a small boy safely left the burning home. The woman had burns on her extremities and was transported by Bullitt County EMS to Jewish Hospital Medical Center South.

  • THE CIVIL WAR: East and North collide in a game for the ages

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The game that everyone has secretly been waiting for and whispering about will finally arrive on Friday when Bullitt East and North Bullitt collide in the biggest game in Bullitt County football history.

    This will be like Christmas morning for local football fans as the two rivals meet as late in the Class 4-A play-offs as is possible. The two played last year in the post-season, but that came in the first-round. Now, the winner advances to the semi-finals with a shot at playing for a state championship within reach.

  • School board will welcome new member

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Bullitt County Public School had the possibility of having three new board members when the January 2009 meeting arrived.

    After Tuesday’s elections, the board will have four returning members and newcomer Lorraine McLaughlin.

    Opposed officeholders Gary Wooldridge and Tim Wiseheart were both successful in retaining their seats. Sammy Allen and Dolores Ashby were unopposed.

    In the First District, incumbent Mike Robison opted to not run for another four-year term.

  • Misty Lay named state's top school psychologist

    Misty Lay, a school psychologist with Bullitt County Public Schools, made state history by being selected as the 2008 Kentucky School Psychologist of the Year during the Kentucky Association for Psychology in Schools annual conference held in Lexington.

    According to KAPS Conference Chair Dianne E. Herrick, this is the second time in four years that Ms. Lay has won this prestigious award, an achievement that is unparalleled in the 31-year history of KAPS.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Calendar: November 2008

    Bullitt County Public Schools Calendar of Events: November 2008

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    KDE Attendance Audit

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    2-HOUR EARLY RELEASE

    Classified Council Meeting at Central Office

    Preschool Meeting at Central Office

    North Bullitt High Veteran's Day Assembly, 8:25 a.m.

    Freedom Elementary SBDM Meeting, 4 p.m.

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    Adult Learning Center GED graduation at Bullitt Central High, 7 p.m.

    Bullitt East High SBDM meeting, 5 p.m.