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Today's News

  • Fireworks stands pop up in all areas of county; some face hefty financial costs

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Like Valley Forge just before Washington crossed the Delaware, Bullitt County is experiencing the emergence of numerous tents in the name of America’s freedom.

  • Hebron Estates residents warned to beware of place

        HEBRON ESTATES - There are a handful of Hebron Estates residents that attend Manslick Road Church of Christ in southern Jefferson County.
        They can attend Sunday services without fear now, as one of their own is in custody, charged with robbing their homes.
        Pioneer Village Police chief D.J. Reynolds reported the arrest to the Hebron Estates city commission during their June business meeting.

  • Older folks need to watch weather

        Older people are at high risk for developing heated-related illness because the ability to respond to summer heat can become less efficient with advancing years. Fortunately, the summer can remain safe and enjoyable for everyone who uses good, sound judgment.

  • Sunday liquor in LJ impossible at this time

        LEBANON JUNCTION - Should Lebanon Junction explore the idea of allowing the sale of alcohol by-the-drink after 1 p.m. on Sundays?
        Chris Yates thinks so and he recently went before the Lebanon Junction City Council asking for their support.
        Though he’s a resident of Radcliff, Yates spoke on behalf of Lebanon Junction establishment Little Rick’s Bar and Grill, which recently opened.
        Yates argued that Sunday sales would benefit not only local businesses, but the city itself.

  • Despite heat, fireworks show, day of activities remains ready to pop

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - On July 4 the United States of America celebrates its 236th birthday on the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.

    This year also means that for officially one percent of those celebrations (rounded up), Bullitt County has hosted its own official party.

    The 11th annual Fourth of July Bullitt Blast returns to the Paroquet Springs Conference Center on Wednesday.

  • 300 jobs may be added to workforce in distribution positions

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County appears to be in a position to pick up another 300 distribution jobs. And the company’s name is not one you would soon forget.
        On Thursday, the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority approved up to $3 million in tax incentives to a Los Angeles-based on-line retailer.
        Nasty Gal, which was founded in 2006 by Sophia Amoruso as an eBay store, received approval for the incentives.

  • Summer Baseball Camps are a Hit

        The ‘little’ boys of summer had their fun in the sun recently with a pair of baseball camps put on by area high school coaches.
        At Bullitt East, coaches Jeff Bowles and Craig Sharpe had two sessions for three days last week. The week before that, Bullitt Central had a four day camp in the mornings.
        In both camps, there was a time for work on fundamentals as well as plenty of fun and games.

  • Blue Lick All-Star rosters

        8-year-olds - Jacob Agee, Matthew Bradley, Jaxston Decker, Jalen Dunnavan, Dalton Geary, Justin Haycraft, Donivan Perkins, Ricky Quiroz, Blake Smith, Logan Spears and Tanner Wilson. William Geary is the manager and assistant coaches are Steve Haycraft and Terry Bradley.

  • Shepherd picks baseball, then Tigers

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Recruiting baseball players to small programs, even one as successful as Campbellsville University has, isn’t always about shoe leather hitting the road, at least not now in the day of video.
        Bullitt Central senior Damon Shepherd just shipped off a film of him playing for the Cougars to Tigers’ head coach Beauford Sanders. That was all it took. Sanders and his coaching staff got back with Shepherd and made an offer.

  • OPEN BURNING BAN ISSUED

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Due to the current and predicted weather conditions and the extreme danger of forest fires in Bullitt County, Judge Executive Melanie Roberts issued an Executive Order effective at 3:15 today banning all outdoor burning in Bullitt County. 

    This prohibition is in effect from 3:15 June 29, 2012 and will remain in effect until current and predicted weather conditions improve and the extreme threat of forest fires decreases.

    THIS BAN DOES NOT INCLUDE FIREWORKS.