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Today's News

  • Ramp closure from I-65 South to KY 245 in Bullitt County Sept. 12-15

     LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists that the exit ramp from southbound Interstate 65 to KY 245 at Clermont (Exit 112) will be closed this weekend for concrete pavement repairs.

    This ramp is scheduled for closure from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, September 12 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, September 15.

    Motorists should follow the signed detour via southbound I-65 to westbound KY 480 (Exit 116), then turn left onto southbound KY 61 and follow to KY 245.

  • Remembering 9/11: Annual Bullitt County observance will be at Hillview center on Sunday

     HILLVIEW -- Though it’s been almost 15 years since the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centers, it’s still a day our nation will remember.

    “It’s important to me, that people don’t forget what happened and we remember the ones we lost,” said coordinator Scott Miller.

    Miller has been a special deputy for the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department for nine years and formerly served as a military police officer in the Army.

    “9/11 is our generation’s Pearl Harbor,” he said.

  • Important to not forget the reason we celebrate 9/11

     It happened on Sept. 11, 2001. It was a day in which terrorist attacks changed this country forever.

    While the years have passed, the memories have not. And never should they fade from our memories.

    Each year, Bullitt Countians remember this event in a variety of ways. This year will be no different.

    North Bullitt High JROTC will again host a special remembrance on Friday. On Thursday, the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce will honor all first responders.

  • Finance officer: Does it make good sense?

     The recent appointment - without any peep of opposition - of Keith Griffee as the county’s first finance officer is an interesting one.

    As the elections grow closer, the opinion of whether Bullitt County needs a financial officer is varied - for various reasons.

    And it will surely be part of the political fodder we will hear.

    The neat thing is - the creation of the position can be debated on either side. The person selected cannot.

  • Lady Chargers pull away after halftime to beat NB

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – In the only regular season meeting this fall between two of the top programs in the Sixth Region, Bullitt East kept its slight edge over North Bullitt in girls’ soccer with a 4-0 victory on Monday.

    While this was the only regular season meeting, it may not be the only meeting this season. In each of the past two seasons, the two rivals have ended up meeting in the Sixth Region semi-finals after North Bullitt won the 23rd District title and Bullitt East was the 24th District runner-up.

  • Shepherdsfest Family Fun Festival on September 13

    CLERMONT -- A crowd favorite will have even more to offer families this year. 

    The Shepherdsfest Family Fun Festival will be on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

    In its sixth year, the event is sponsored by a group of local churches.

    Formerly known as Shepherdsfest with a focus on Christian music and art, event coordinator Sherry Hurt said they decided to focus more on families this year.

  • Make a difference in a child's life

    LOUISVILLE—The challenge is simple. Lift up one family—from every Kentucky Baptist church—to foster a child. Doing so would mean placing one third of the state’s 7,000 foster children in a loving, Christ-centered home if embraced by all 2,400 Kentucky Baptist Convention churches.

  • Archery deer, wild turkey seasons on deck

    FRANKFORT– The days are growing shorter and cooler temperatures are starting to show up in extended forecasts.

    The transition to fall is underway.

    For Kentucky hunters, it started weeks ago with the opening of early fall squirrel season. Labor Day ushered in the start of dove season, and the onrush of hunting opportunities continues this weekend.

    Archery deer and wild turkey seasons open statewide on Sat., Sept. 6 and run through Jan. 19, 2015.

  • North leads, falters, then rallies for win

    HEBRON ESTATES -- Veteran coach Brett Newton said that the most improvement a team makes is between the first and second games of the season.

  • Defense stifles Wildcats in Charger's victory

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – It took a little time for Bullitt East to get rolling on Friday against visiting Waggener on offense, but the defense never wavered, allowing the Chargers to secure a 42-0 win.

         This wasn’t expected to be a tough outing for the Chargers and for the most part they took care of business. A handful of turnovers in the first half kept the Wildcats within 14-0 at halftime, but the red and gold scored the first time they had the ball in the second half and then kept up the strong play for the quick win.