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Today's News

  • Agreement signed; old house on Hwy. 44 to be razed

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The old house located near Armstrong Lane has been the topic of conversation by members of the Mount Washington City Council for months.

  • DON'T FORGET DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME THIS WEEKEND

     Don't forget to change your clocks this weekend as Bullitt County observes the end of Daylight Saving Time in 2013.

    Time falls backwards official at 2 a.m. on Sunday morning, Nov. 3., meaning at 2 a.m. it will revert to 1 a.m.

    The next time-changing Daylight Saving Time event will take place on Sunday, Mar. 9, 2014.

    Homeowners and residents are encouraged to check smoke alarm batteries in their houses whenever Daylight Saving Time occurs.

  • Two recent NBHS grads die in auto accident

    HEBRON ESTATES - Tragedy struck the North Bullitt community as two recent NBHS graduates died in an auto accident early Friday morning.

    Destinee M. Barr, 18, and Marissa Jane Elmore, 19, were identified at the scene by Woodford County coroner Ronald Owens.

    The accident occurred in Woodford County, near Lexington. Local authorities said Barr and Elmore were in a Kia that was turning left from State Highway 341 onto U.S. Highway 421. The Kia pulled into the path of a pick-up truck.

  • BC needs to be on a mission at South Oldham

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Often no more than a tune-up for the opening of the play-offs the following week, this Friday’s final games of the regular season have more importance than normal for Bullitt Central and North Bullitt as they go on the road.

    Tied with Shelby County in the district standings, the Eagles and Cougars need to garner wins if they want any chance to overtake the Rockets for the number two seed and a home play-off game next Friday. With losses, both teams will be on the road next week.

  • Eight teams set for Championship Saturday

     The stage was set for Championship Saturday this past weekend as The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League held semi-finals with the winners advancing to meet this coming weekend in the final games of the season. This past weekend also saw some consolation bracket games between teams that had lost in the quarter-finals the previous week.

  • 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.