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Today's News

  • Put gaming on ballot to let us decide on issue

     Our legislators are now in Frankfort. We  trust that they are there to help the constituents.

    We fear that since it is time to put a biennium budget together, it might be more gridlock than progress.

    Before that is decided, however, it might be the race to see what Constitutional amendments are placed on the ballot for consideration in the fall.

    Only two such measures can be on the ballot but several have already been mentioned in the first couple of weeks.

  • Winter weather continues to get best of hoops

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Snow and cold keep getting in the way of the 2013-2014 high school basketball season.

    While the Bullitt East Chargers did get to play in the Louisville Invitational Tournament on Friday and the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars made it to Seneca, those were the only game that local teams got to play on that day.

  • After LIT, Sixth Region is back where it started

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The boys’ high school basketball season is now in the homestretch after the Louisville Invitational Tournament finished up on Saturday with Pleasure Ridge Park defeating Ballard in overtime to claim the title.

    At the start of the season, PRP was the obvious top pick to claim a second straight Sixth Region title. In the pre-season the coaches picked Doss as the number two team in the region with a number of teams in that next pack of squads, including Bullitt East.

  • LJ man died after helping others

       RADCLIFF - A Lebanon Junction man died after being injured during a road accident in Hardin County.

  • Eagles hitting their stride at mid-season

     HEBRON ESTATES -- Working hard and trying to improve on every possession.

  • Mayor presents special address to Hillview panel

     HILLVIEW - At year's end, Hillview mayor Jim Eadens reflected upon the past 12 months, making a special address to the city council.

    Eadens addressed the problem of drugs  in the Hillview community, hoping to fight harder during the next year to combat the situation.

    "The is a drug problem concern in this community and it affects everybody," he said. "We all have someone, or know someone, who has been affected."

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CLOSED TUESDAY

    Bullitt County Public Schools are closed Tuesday, Jan. 21. due to inclement weather.

    For more information call 869-8000.

  • Tickets on sale for annual Gala; shares sold for various packages

     The American Red Cross in Bullitt and Spencer counties will host their annual Valentine Gala on Saturday, Feb. 8.

    The 16th annual event at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre will include music by Wulfe Pack.

    Tickets are $55 per person or $110 per couple. A table of eight is available for $440.

    Cocktails begin at 7 p.m. with dinner at 8 p.m. featuring music by Hans Sander.

    The dance runs from 9 p.m. until midnight. The Wulfe Pack will perform.

    Tickets may be purchased by calling 955-6259.

  • Bullitt Lick's Caden Rich selected as outstanding delegate at conference

    Bullitt Lick Middle School student Caden Rich was honored as Outstanding Delegate at the 2013 Kentucky YMCA Youth Assembly Dec. 12-14 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville.

  • Fields starting to expand as filing deadline Jan. 28

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- By the time the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is observed on Monday, there will be just one week remaining to file for office in the May primary.
        And, as of Friday, the number of candidates is far less than many would have predicted. And, for the first time in the county's history, many of the races do not have a Democratic contender.
        In the race for Bullitt County Judge/Executive, two-term incumbent Melanie Roberts is facing a challenge from fellow Republican, John Bradshaw.