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Today's News

  • Hip shaking in Lebanon Junction

    It was hot earlier this month but nothing compared to the temperatures at the Wall
    Street Park in Lebanon Junction.
    For a second straight year, Todd Bodenheimer provided his tribute to Elvis.
    The performance again drew a big crowd to the park and a lot of appreciation from the big crowd.

  • Defining Freedom True Meaning of Independence Day

    By State representative Russell Webber

    FRANKFORT-– This July 4th we will celebrate the 239nd birthday of our great nation, when our forefathers unveiled the document that would help form the foundation of our United States, the Declaration of Independence. 

  • Worth the Risk
  • Take safety precautions with fireworks to help avoid eye injury

    FRANKFORT – Fireworks are a tradition that go hand-in-hand with the Fourth of July.

     

    But all too often, that tradition can lead to injury. That’s why the Kentucky Optometric Association is urging families to take precautions to protect themselves and their children against the potential dangers of fireworks.

     

  • BC's Byler and Calvert sign with EKU's cheer program

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Eastern Kentucky University cheerleading director Beth Bruner recently had a good day in Bullitt County as she picked up a pair of Bullitt Central seniors to join her program starting in August.
        During a ceremony in the new Bullitt Central Media Center, both Sean Byler and Jacob Calvert signed to cheer for the Colonels.

  • UK players provide insight into future for Old Mill kids

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Old Mill Elementary had some special visitors at the end of the school year—former UK players: Jon Hood, Tod Lanter, Sam Malone and Jeff Sheppard.

    The group told the kids it’s important to work hard on and off the court, to push through tough times and to find a way to help someone else.

    Lanter spoke about he was a “little guy” so he had to work twice as hard to be good in basketball, but he also worked hard in the classroom so he could have a career after basketball.

  • Porter signs with Morehead

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Sometimes, even in the sports world, small is good…and in high demand.

    That was certainly the case for Bullitt Central senior cheerleader Brianna Porter when it came to continuing doing what she loves to do at the next level. That first step was recently completed when Porter signed to join the cheerleading program at Morehead State University.

  • Public session to set some vision for health issues in the community

     What would a healthier Bullitt County look like?

    What goes into making a healthier community? 

    What needs to happen to make Bullitt County a healthier community by 2020?

    It has been five years since these questions were initially asked in the county. It is time to ask them again and assess whether there was any progress made toward a healthier county and what still needs to be done.

  • Squire Boone has rich history in Kentucky

     The Boone family was the first pioneer family to come to Kentucky. 

    Squire Boone Sr. was born in England in 1696.  Squire’s parents were George Boone and Mary Maugridge. 

    In 1717, Squire, along with his brother George and sister Sarah, had traveled to America ahead of their parents.  They landed in Pennsylvania. 

    After his parents arrived in America they lived in Pennsylvania until their deaths.  His mother died in 1740 and his father died in 1744 in Pennsylvania.

  • BC’s McDonald to play volleyball at Midway

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Never give up.

    That was the way Bullitt Central senior Darian McDonald handled things when it came to finding the right fit for her college volleyball career.

    As it turned out, McDonald had friends in the right places.