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Today's News

  • Brooks installs rain forest thanks to its volunteers

        BROOKS - School volunteers created a new rain garden at Brooks Elementary.

        A depression area between the school building and parking lot was transformed with the addition of native wildflowers, plants and trees.

        Bernheim Forest helped out with a number of donated native plants and seedlings.

        More plants were donated courtesy of the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort. Action Landscaping of Louisville also donated numerous flower beds.

  • Quick moving storm lands tornado in Mt. Washington

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The strong line of storms which swept through Bullitt County around noon on Tuesday caused little damage.

        However, the National Weather Service confirmed Wednesday morning that an F-0 tornado struck off Bogard Lane near Mount Washington.

        Marke Richardson, weather expert for the Bullitt County Emergency Management Agency, said he received a call on Wednesday morning from a resident who reported that a cinder block workshop was destroyed.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Nov. 15

     

        The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following area roadwork scheduled for the week of November 15:

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  • Info about city sewer line may be enough to answer questions

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Coming into Monday night’s meeting, councilman Scott Ellis had heard enough rumors and he was going to ask state auditors to look at the sewer projects currently underway in Shepherdsville.

        However, after hearing some information for the first time, Ellis has at least temporarily backed off of his request for a state audit.

  • Eagles in total control against Vikings

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  • J.C. Thompson, former mayor, businessman, passes away

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man who served as mayor of the city of Shepherdsville in the 1960s has died.

        Joseph C. Thompson, 84, passed away on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010.

        J.C. served as mayor for the city of Shepherdsville from 1962-66. It was during that time that work was done to get sewers for the city.

        He was also known as the owner/operator of a grocery store and retired after many years as owner of an insurance agency in Shepherdsville.

  • Zoneton students trying to improve on fitness, nutrition

        ZONETON - Statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control show that Kentucky may need to shed a few pounds.

        In 2009 Kentucky had the fourth highest obesity rate in America with 31.5 percent of Kentuckians overweight, according to the CDC. Only Mississippi, Louisiana  and Tennessee had higher obesity rates.

  • BE’s local CC meet a big success

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Cross country, which is having somewhat of a break-out season, took another big step forward  Thursday when for the first time in at least 20 years and the first time ever at Bullitt East, there was a local  meet held.

        Both Bullitt East and North Bullitt took to the big field across from Bullitt East High School and some vacant lots further back in that subdivision to compete in one race with everyone taking part. Girls and boys ran in the one race along with varsity and junior-varsity runners all at one time.

  • Residents will get water but...

        LEBANON JUNCTION - Jim Brammell was very clear in stating that the 14 homeowners along Mount Carmel Church Road would be in line to get water service.

        However, whether the residents will get the “equality” they are seeking has yet to be decided.

        A group of residents from the Mount Carmel Church area spent Monday afternoon with members of the Louisville Water Company’s Bullitt County Advisory board at its quarterly meeting.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Nov. 8

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following area roadwork scheduled for the week of November 8:

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    Bullitt County:

    Routine maintenance

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    Jefferson County: