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Today's News

  • CREW has successful loss program

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Coalition for Recreation, Education, and Wellness (C.R.E.W.) would like to thank all those who participated with the recent C.R.E.W. Weight Loss Competition.

    Each person who registered with this program received a weight loss toolkit that included passes to local fitness centers, information on healthy weight loss strategies, and sample meal plans.

    Over the course of the eight week competition, Bullitt County community members were collectively able to lose a total of 283 pounds.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: NOVEMBER 2013

     Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events - November 2013. For more information call 869-8000 or visit www.bullittschools.org.

    HOLIDAYS

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    VETERANS DAY - Monday

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  • EMS lounge Makeover enjoyed by teachers

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Eastside Middle School teachers finally have a place to call their own. 

    Teachers, staff, students and community members gathered recently for the unveiling of the Ultimate Teacher’s Lounge. Eastside was selected to receive the prize after weeks of voting online. The contest was sponsored by SummitMedia which owns:Lite 106.9, 107.7 The Eagle, New Country Q103.1 and Country Legends 103.9.

  • BE girls are regional CC contenders

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the first time ever, all three Bullitt County cross-country programs will compete in the same regional meet when they take part in the Class AAA, Region 3 Championships on Saturday.

    The move comes after the Kentucky High School Athletic Association realigned the sport across the state last summer. North Bullitt and Bullitt East moved up from Class AA to join Bullitt Central in Class AAA.

  • Gwinn Hahn just one of many authors to be on hand Saturday at library faire

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Ridgway Memorial Library is a perfect locale for Bullitt County’s Author Faire, and a former local high school teacher hopes to encourage former students to visit and read.

    Gwinn Hahn is among the authors scheduled to participate in the fair, promoting her new book, “Journey to the Past: Willisburg & Tatham Springs,” a work featuring a collection of oral histories.

    The two featured towns are located in Washington County, where Hahn was born. The family eventually moved to Bullitt County.

  • Shep, LJ Trick-or-Treat moved to Friday

     The cities of Shepherdsville and Lebanon Junction have officially designated Friday night, Nov. 1, for door-to-door Halloween trick-or-treating.

    The night was changed due to the threat of inclement weather on Thursday afternoon.

    A free Halloween community event hosted at the Shepherdsville Fire Department will still take place Thursday night from 5-8 p.m., while supplies last.

    Lebanon Junction will host trick-or-treating on Friday evening from 5-9 p.m.

  • Brown spins some spooky tales for Bernheim students

     CLERMONT - It was neither a dark nor stormy night, but the spooky tales being spun inside the Bernheim Middle library had students on the edge of their seats.

    The library hosted Roberta Simpson Brown, a regional storyteller known as “Queen of the Cold-Blooded Tales.”

    Bernheim librarian Paula Clemons said this was Simpson Brown’s fourth visit to the school.

    “She is always invited to entertain students while also promoting storytelling as an art form,” Clemons said.

  • PROGRESSING: County moving toward Work Ready

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Whether the county is successful in its bid to become certified as a Work Ready Community, positives have already been drawn from the process.

    But, the county has cleared the first hurdle on what will be a three-year trek to earn that recognition.

    Recently, the county was approved as a Work Ready Community in Progress.

    That means the work will continue.

  • Household chemical disposal event deemed successful on first try

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the first time, Bullitt Countians had an opportunity to get rid of their household chemicals - legally.

    And solid waste coordinator Larry Hatfield said it went well for an event that he really had no idea what the interest might be.

    A total of 52 vehicles visited the Bullitt County Fairgrounds to dispose of over $7,000 worth of chemicals.

    The county received a state grant to cover the cost of the disposal day.

  • SAFE SCHOOLS: Hardin takes on new role in county

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - In the ongoing fight against drug and alcohol abuse among youth, Bullitt County Public Schools have found a local general to lead the way.

    Sarah Hardin was selected as the district’s new Safe and Drug-Free Schools coordinator. She replaces Jaime Goldsmith, who left for an administrative position in Jefferson County.

    Hardin steps in from her most recent position as assistant principal at Bullitt Central High School. She has served in the district as teacher, coach and administrator for 16 years.