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Today's News

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: JANUARY 2013

     A list of Bullitt County Schools scheduled events for January 2013. For more information call 869-8000.

    HOLIDAYS

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    NEW YEAR’S DAY – TUESDAY – BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

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  • Grand jury hands down indictments in drug-related cases in Bullitt Co.

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - The following individuals were recently indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury for felony drug-related charges:

         *William Hendrix III and Lisa Grimes - complicity to manufacture methamphetamine.

         On May 17, 2012, the two allegedly had chemicals or equipment needed to manufacture meth.

         In addition, Hendrix was indicted for being a persistent felon, which could enhance any penalty.

  • Individuals indicted for criminal allegations

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - Indictments were recently handed down by the Bullitt County Grand Jury:

         *Troy Bateman - charged with possession of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor and distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.

         According to the indictment, Bateman had sexual matter in his possession between July 25, 2012, and Oct. 10, 2012.

         The crime is a Class D felony punishable by 1-5 years in prison.

  • Ethics code overhauled; board out, may be back

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Board of Ethics could be made up of the same three individuals. Or, then again, there could be new board members.

         Bullitt Fiscal Court voted unanimously to approve a new code of ethics ordinance.

         But, because of that, the court members will have to go through the appointment of a new board, which is similar to what was discussed when the Bullitt County Economic Development Authority ordinance was proposed.

  • Hog meets log in family’s new restaurant off Cedar Grove Road

     CEDAR GROVE - Since the dawn of time, man has employed the art of smoking to enhance the flavor of meat. 

    And while the time honored craft has become all but obsolete as cooking methods have evolved, Bullitt Countians have ready access to the unique flavor of genuine wood-smoked barbeque, thanks to Charles Ray. 

    Ray, who has spent nearly a decade perfecting his smoking techniques catering numerous events, now has his own restaurant off Cedar Grove Road. 

  • Like fine wine, past year good for businesses

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Those who question Bullitt County's self-proclaimed status as Kentucky's wine capital may think twice when they learn how the county's infant wine industry is taking on the world.

    Though Bullitt County's first commercial winery didn't open until 2007, the county's now four wineries have since become a force to be reckoned with, overshadowing even the most well established wineries in international competition. 

  • Old Mill students get to see how life was years, years ago

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Old Mill Elementary fifth graders recently experienced life in colonial America without ever leaving their classrooms or the 21st century.

    Rather than organize a field trip or experiment with time travel, fifth grade social studies teacher Leslie Biglari opted to bring the 17th and 18th centuries to Old Mill and she called it Colonial Day.

  • Fox Chase receives ‘A’ for ‘12 audit

     FOX CHASE - If a report card was given on the city of Fox Chase’s financial condition, auditor David Buchenberger would give an A.

  • Joe Mills selected to serve on state United Way board

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local attorney has been selected to serve on the statewide United Way board of directors.

  • Make physical activity part of your daily life

     For some people, “exercise” is a dirty word.