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Today's News

  • Farm Bureau celebrates Food Checkout Week

      The cost of food in America remains affordable.  According to the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, American consumers spend, on average, just over 10 percent of their disposable income for food.

    According to Mark Haney, Kentucky Farm Bureau President, that means the average household will have earned enough disposable income—that portion of your income available for spending or saving—to pay for its annual food supply in about seven weeks.

  • Bernheim students CAN do it

      CLERMONT - When it comes to reading, Bernheim Middle School students can…and box, and bag, too.

    BMS students collected over 1,300 food items for the Dare to Care program as part of a school-wide event in conjunction with the annual Book Fair.

    Library/Media Specialist Karla Elliott decided on this year's Book Fair theme, Reading Oasis, as a way to get students involved in challenging students to care about helping others.

  • Lindey Young scores 16 in NAIA national final

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Former Bullitt East standout Lindey Young scored 16 points on Tuesday in the Women's NAIA National Championship Game in Independence, Missouri, but it wasn't enough as her Campbellsville Lady Tigers fell to Oklahoma City 80-63.
        The appearance in the championship game was a first for the Lady Tigers.

  • Tournament Champions

    The Bullitt County ELC, a seventh grade AAU Basketball team compromised of seventh-grade girls from Eastside and Mount Washington Middle schools recently won the Hoosier Hardwood Classic held in Indianapolis the weekend of March 14-15. Members of the program include (front row l. to r.) Kennedy Griffin, Sarah Ezell, Ryley Ortega, Emily Ezell, Chloe Holt, (back row) coach Kevin Ezell, coach Ed Scott, Meredith Bass, Madison Thorton, Hailey Stivers, Caroline Scott, Catie Bacon and coach Pat Bass. (Photo Submitted).

  • North Bullitt hosts Kentucky Push/Pull Meet

    Hebron Estates--For the fourth straight year, North Bullitt hosted the Kentucky Push/Pull Weightlifting Championships in the school's gym on March 14.

    In the varsity competition, North Bullitt finished second to St. Xavier. The winning Tigers had 56 points while North Bullitt finished with 45 points. Bullitt Central was third with 13 points.

    In the combined division, Harrison County won. St. Xavier also won the junior-varsity division, edging North Bullitt. In the girls' division, Fort Knox took first place with North second.

  • NB tennis sweeps county

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While a bit cool, tennis players were able to get onto the court last week.
        The action featured a couple of intracounty matches as each team prepares for play against new regional competitors in early May.
        
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        The Bullitt Central boys' won two of the three courts played against North Bullitt last Monday.

  • Agency helps find jobs

    LOUISVILLE--Community Services Project recently joined the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce. The nonprofit helps people with severe disabilities find jobs.

    “Our mission is to provide competitive fulfilling employment opportunities for persons with disabilities including veterans, youth in transition and the homeless,” said CEO executive director Mary O'Bryan.

  • Track season is off and racing despite despicable weather

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Despite some just horrible weather during the pre-season and again through the first two weeks of what could have been the start of the regular season, the area track teams have managed to shift into action for the season.
        Plus, for the third straight season, there are no home track meets planned by any of the three programs. In fact, there is no All-Bullitt County Track and Field Meet listed on any of the teamÕs schedules for this season.

  • Who can you really trust these days?

     While recently driving around in snow and cold all week, in a vehicle without proper heat, used tires and worn windshield wipers, fighting off the pending cold that has waited months to attack me, I eat lunch at my desk.

    I take a break to clear my head, and one of the things I check is my email, where I’m informed by a friend that Major League Baseball player Alex Rodriguez has apologized to us.

  • 2015 Irene Carroll Style Show and Scholarship Luncheon

     The Bullitt County Woman’s Club hosted its 44th annual Irene Carroll Style Show and Scholarship Luncheon on Saturday at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    This year’s theme was Spring into Education and Christy Coulter was the guest speaker.