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Today's News

  • Talks clog up in hopes of solving sewer plant problem

    HILLVIEW -- What appeared to be a possible solution to a sewage treatment problem in northern Bullitt County may have come apart at the seams.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning June 23, 2014

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory

    nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • Welcome to Chamber

      LOUISVILLE - With Bullitt Bowl long gone due to Preston Highway's lane widening, Fern Valley Strike and Spare invites Bullitt Countians to head up for 44 lanes of bowling fun.

    The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for its new member, located at the corner of Fern Valley Rd. and Shepherdsville Rd.

    Owner/general manager Jack McCarthy hopes to offer everyone fun at areasonable cost, especially with summer fast approaching.

    "We felt like we could offer something different at affordable rates," he said.

  • Local winner in state contest

     Terri Hammond decided to open up a new checking account at Forcht Bank, located in the Hillview Kroger.

    Little did she know that at the end of a 12-market promotion by Forcht Bank branches throughout the state that she would be a winner. A big winner. Jason Stuecker presented Hammond with $2,600 in gift cards.

    The promotion provided gasoline for a year for one lucky winner. That winner happened to be Hammond, a customer of the local bank.

  • NB’s Humphrey to play football at Campbellsville

     HEBRON ESTATES – Sometimes schools recruit football players and other times football players recruit schools.

    It was the latter that worked out just fine for North Bullitt senior Lucas Humphrey recently when he signed to play football at Campbellsville University.

    It has been Humphrey’s desire to play for the Tigers and attend the college since he attended a Fellowship of Christian Athletes camp there in the summer of 2012.

  • Smoking ban overturned by Supreme Court

     FRANKFORT - A legal case watched by many throughout the state has been decided by the Kentucky Supreme Court.

  • BBB Warns: Beware of Summer Vacation Scams

     Headed on a summer vacation? Whether to the beach, on a cruise, or something closer to home, the Better Business Bureau® (BBB) encourages travelers to use caution when making plans, booking hotels, and navigating unfamiliar destinations. Taking the right precautions ahead of time could save you time and money!

    BBB warns there are many potential scams during the vacation planning process and the trip itself.

    Planning:

  • Franklin retires to tackle new challenges after 33 years

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - After 33 years a legacy has come to an end. And during that time, the educator has seen many, many changes.

    As of July 1, Bonita Franklin, who is the founding principal of Eastside Middle School,will be retired.

    “It’s a very difficult job, but I have been blessed to love it,” she said. “I am going to retire and continue in another career with kids. My heart’s in Bullitt County.”

  • Vowels using grant money to study how exercise affects elderly

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - It’s no secret with new medicine and technology people are living longer today. And one Mount Washington resident has made it her goal to make sure we are taken care of as we age.

    Mckinze Vowels, a junior at Western Kentucky University, was recently awarded the Lifetime Experience Grant.

    The 19-year-old is majoring in psychology and minoring in gerontology.

    She utilized the grant money to continue research with her professor Jason Crandall on how an aging body responds to exercise.

  • Grand Opening

     Sayeed Rahim recently opened the doors officially to his 2-R Insurance Group - Allstate Insurance operation.

    The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce hosted the official ribbon cutting ceremony recently at the business located on 3394 Burkland Boulevard, just east of Preston Highway.

    2-R Insurance offers all types of insurance, including life, property and health.

    For more information or to contact the business, call 955-1240 or email the owner at sayeed.rahim@allstate.com.