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Today's News

  • Special session ends successfully - with compromises

    In Kentucky, a Special Session is about as popular as a Duke victory over UK.  Nobody likes them, least of all legislators. After all, every representative is a citizen legislator, who is anxious to return home with family and back at the "regular" job you've missed for the last three and one half months.  

  • Local tennis teams have series of close matches

            MOUNT WASHINGTON - Spring break gave a vacation to tennis players in the county.

            Prior to the break, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles fell 3-1 to Pleasure Ridge Park.

            North Bullitt’s top singles player, Megan Kottak, scored the lone Eagle victory with a 6-2, 6-1 decision over Chelsea Thompson.

            In other singles action, Lottie Fischer fell 6-2, 6-0 to Leti Arcos.

  • Students selected for next bunch of BAMS participants

                   While the first cohort of students from the Bullitt Advanced Math and Science (BAMS) class prepares to enter college, a brand new set of eighth graders is preparing to make a major transition.

                   BAMS was established during the spring of 2010 with its first cohort of 20 students selected and in place for the 2010-2011 school year. 

  • Powerful Exhibition

    Hebron Estates - Although it is not a sanctioned sport by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association, don't tell these boys and girls who recently gathered at North Bullitt High School.

    North Bullitt was the host of the state weightlifting championships. Students from all over Kentucky recently attended the day-long event.

  • Collins, with local ties, now on WKU staff

    Bowling Green, Ky.Western Kentucky University women’s basketball head coach Michelle Clark-Heard announced the second addition of her coaching staff on Wednesday.  Greg Collins — a 10-year veteran in the college coaching game — will come on board as an assistant coach.

  • Living history

                SHEPHERDSVILLE - Each year history comes to life at Shepherdsville Elementary in the form of the annual Living History Museum.

                The fifth grade students participate in the event, each portraying a historical figure with costumes, props and a monologue telling historical biological information.

  • Maryville student cuts hair to show suport for cure

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – A little girl with a big heart recently proved that you’re never too young to make a difference.

    When one of her classmates lost her mother to cancer last year, Maryville Elementary School third grader Bella Webb decided to do something to help those with hair loss due to illness.

  • Railroad Avenue residents look for city to clean up run down properties

    LEBANON JUNCTION – Fed up with the state of Railroad Avenue, Lori Hawkins recently went before the Lebanon Junction City Council to see if something could be done to clean up the street that runs parallel to the CSX railroad line near downtown Lebanon Junction.

     Hawkins, who was joined by a handful of her neighbors for the council’s April regular meeting, told city officials the street was lined with abandoned homes that have burned or fallen into disrepair.

  • Beautification on Hwy. 245 may soon begin

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – More than six years after local officials began seeking funding to enhance Bullitt County’s Interstate 65 exit 112 interchange, work on a $600,000 beautification project could begin in the next few weeks.

    During the March regular meeting of the Shepherdsville/Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission, Tourism Director Troy Beam said the money and plans are in place.

    All that’s left is getting the state’s final OK.

  • Program gets helping HANDS from local Dairy Queen

                SHEPHERDSVILLE - A national restaurant chain extended a helping hand to a local parental organization.

                The Shepherdsville Dairy Queen location hosted a special fundraiser Apr. 4, allowing 10 percent of all proceeds during a three-hour period to be donated toward the Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) program.