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Today's News

  • Tanning salon brings tropics to Bullitt County

     PIONEER VILLAGE - A local tanning salon will help locals feel like their in the tropics during the upcoming winter months.

    Tropik Tan opened for business in July, featuring various levels and varieties of UV self-tanning.

    Co-owners Jo and Rob Orkies grew up in the northern Bullitt County area, wanting to start their own business within the community.

    Trained staffers are available to assist customers with individual tanning plans based on UV exposure and number of salon visits.

  • ROADWORK: Week of Nov. 26

      The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled for the week of Nov. 26:

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.  Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

    Bullitt County:

    Routine maintenance

  • Dump site cleanup proposal delayed

     NICHOLS - A dump site should be cleaned up and it won't cost anything to county government.

  • Rebuilding takes on whole new meaning for Cougars

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - The word 'rebuilding' is used a lot when it comes to sports, especially high school sports.

         The word certainly fits the Bullitt Central Cougars this winter. In fact, the word might need to expand its meaning after being associated with the Cougars this winter.

  • Lady Cougars need size to catch up to its guards

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars will have a distinctly new look this season both on the floor as well as on the bench.

         First and foremost, the maroon and gray have a new head coach in Kyle Roach. The North Bullitt graduate had been a part of the Bullitt Central boys' coaching staff in recent years before being named to the girls' post in July following the resignation of Bryan Bates.

  • Chargers out to finish unfinished business

          MOUNT WASHINGTON - The most anticipated basketball season in Bullitt County history will get started tonight when the Bullitt East Chargers take the court at home against Lexington Lafayette.

         Ranked as the number two team in the state behind Ballard, and just ahead of defending state champion Trinity, the Chargers have their eye on a number of prizes, but this group does not shy away from mentioning that winning the final game of the season is not just a dream, but an expectation.

  • Lady Chargers ready to once again battle at top of the 6th

          MOUNT WASHINGTON - Over the last four seasons, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers have been in the mix for being one of the top teams in the Sixth Region.

  • Printing company honors long-time workers for their service

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - For years, Publishers Printing Co. has been the leading employer in Bullitt County.

         And of the company's workforce, 15 percent have spent more than 25 years with the magazine printer.

         A total of 216 employees were recently honored for their long-time service to Publishers Printing at a special luncheon at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

  • Happy Thanksgiving

     Having learned about the Pilgrims who came to America escaping religious persecution, the American Indians who taught them how to survive when they first arrived and the history of Thanksgiving, Mount Washington Elementary kindergartners recently had a feast of their own.

  • Moss selected to be county's 'teacher of nutrition' to all

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Office's newest employee plans to help area residents maintain nutrition and healthy diets.

    Long-time Bullitt County resident Marcia Moss was selected as the county's Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) assistant.

    Moss' primary job will consist of working with lower-income families to acquire more nutritious meals and making food stretch to meet budgets.

    "I'm a teacher of nutrition," she said.