Today's News

  • Eastside Middle students collect shoes to generate funds to provide water sources

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Eastside Middle is on a mission to teach students that you don’t have to look far to help the world. Sometimes, you just have to go to your closet.

    For the past month, the school has been collecting shoes of all shapes, sizes and stages of life in order to provide water to those without.

  • Hebron Estates residents to see big change in trash

     HEBRON ESTATES - A new contract will lead to a change in trash collection for Hebron Estates residents.

    The city’s current collection contract with Rumpke runs out at the end of September. The city commission accepted bids for a new four-year contract.

    Two bids were received, from Rumpke and Waste Management.

    Rumpke’s bid included a slight rate increase of $12.36 per month for weekly curbside service, with a $3.50 charge for an additional cart rental. No recycling option was offered.

  • Household chemical disposal Sept. 24

     CLERMONT -- Have any household chemicals you need to get rid of but are afraid that you might dispose of them improperly?

    Bullitt Fiscal Court, with funding assistance through the state Division of Waste Management, will have a household hazardous waste collection event once again this year.

    The event will be from 8 a.m. until Noon at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    This is for Bullitt County residents only. 

  • Constitution Week honored by Salt River NSDAR chapter

     “We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”

    These words, writting 229 years ago, are the Preamble to our Constitution.

    This is Constitution Week, Sept. 17-23, celebrating the signing of this important document.

  • BC can’t make the big play to slow Spencer

        TAYLORSVILLE – Failing to score five times inside the Spencer County 31-yard line on Friday kept the Bullitt Central Cougars from being able to put more pressure on the Bears and ending any upset plans as the home team pulled out a 34-12 win.
        The loss snapped Bullitt Central’s four game winning streak, but it was a good indicator of where the Cougars stand heading into the important district games starting this Friday when the maroon and gray travel to North Bullitt. A week later the team plays host to Bullitt East.

  • Not even the elements can slow down NB

        LEBANON – The final tune-up before the real games begin this coming Friday for the North Bullitt Eagles couldn’t have gone much better as the green and gold rolled over Marion County 47-18 in a road contest last Friday.

  • Rockets fizzle as Chargers get defensive

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Kristin Foster had thought about whether she would kick a football.
        After all, she’s among the state leaders in goals scored for her Bullitt East Lady Chargers, one of the favorites to win the Sixth Region title.
        Having a little fun during the powder puff football game during homecoming activities, her kicking skills were captured  on film and sent to head football coach Mark Sander.

  • Wine is Fine in Bullitt County

      CLERMONT - A vintage festival hit the five-year mark.

    The Kentucky Wineries Association hosted its fifth annual Wine Fest at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    KWA-member wineries displayed their wares by the taste, as well as by glass or bottle, with various food vendors complimenting the taste buds and live music to complete the party.

    For more information on the Kentucky Wineries Association visit www.bestkywineries.com.

  • Coalition looks to find services for elderly citizens

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - They are from the greatest generation, they’ve taken care of the rest of us for many years, and now they need some assistance.
        A local group was established in hopes of helping to meet the needs of elderly Bullitt County residents.
        The Bullitt County Providers Coalition now meets each month to discuss elderly issues and situations, along with brainstorming ideas to provide necessary assistance.

  • UK will do study to look at county’s image

    SHEPHERDSVILLE—     Sometimes to make things better, you have to know where the problem lies.
        And that exactly what the University of Kentucky’s Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky plans to do.
        Through a series of visits, the initiative sends participants to the county to compose a full review of the county, highlighting areas of opportunities for tourism and economic development, as well as noting which areas need improvement.