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Today's News

  • Eastside, Mt. Washington split track titles

        The top middle school track and field athletes in Bullitt County converged on Bullitt East High School this spring to crown champions in 26 events for boys and girls.

        On the boys’ side, Eastside Middle School won the competitions by a fairly hefty margin with 116 points including five victories and a 1-2 sweep in the 100-meter dash. Mount Washington Middle School finished second.

  • Ethington named interim DTF leader; interested in permanent position

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A former member of the Bullitt County Drug Task will return to lead the agency...at least in the interim.

        The board of directors with the Bullitt County Task Force voted Friday morning to appoint Maj. Larry Ethington as the interim director.

        Blaine French abruptly quit last week after a disputed hiring by fiscal court of an administrative assistant for his office.

  • Changers give valuable aid to local residents

        The work done last week by the Kentucky Changers should be commended.

        Volunteers from across the state came into the county to assist in making needed repairs on homes in which the owner couldn’t make those improvements.

        Throughout this country, volunteers put in endless hours to help others. Often, those works go unnoticed.

        We appreciate the work done by the Kentucky Changers and the organizational efforts performed by Bullitt County native Joe Ball.

  • Honors galore for spring diamond players

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the second straight season, Bullitt East baseball standout Brandon Alphin was selected the Sixth Region Player of the Year in voting by coaches within the region.

        Adding to the spring honors, Alphin was named the Sixth Region Player of the Year by the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association. To cap it all off, Alphin was also recently named to the Kentucky All-State Baseball team by the KHSBCA.

        Those honors led a bevy of spring awards for area baseball and softball players.

  • Organizers pleased with rally; visitors eager to express views

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – When Sherry and Keith Hurt heard the Republican Party of Bullitt County was hosting a rally featuring Tea Party golden boy Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dr. Rand Paul, they decided to see for themselves what Paul and the movement were all about.    

        Several hundred people gathered at the First Street Park lawn on Thursday evening as Paul shared the stage with local TEA Party and Republican activists for the inaugural Voices of Independence rally.

  • A New Hope Block Party

        A New Hope, a new pregnancy resource center in Bullitt County, hosted a special block party recently.

        The event featured live music and entertainment, vendor booths and many fun activities.

        “We’re halfway there,” said Angela Davis of the steering committee.

        A New Hope would be the first pregnancy resource center in Bullitt County.

  • Fox Chase Council to move meetings to Jewish

        FOX CHASE - If you plan on attending future meetings of the Fox Chase City Council, you better get your GPS locked into a new location.

        Starting with the July 13 meeting, the Fox Chase City Council will relocate its monthly gathering to the Jewish Hospital Medical Center South community room. The medical facility is on Hebron Lane.

        The council will continue to meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.

  • Bulls Football Camp

        Youth football league players in Bullitt County got an early jump on the 2010 season recently at the Louisville Bulls Football Camp held at North Bullitt.

        The event had 54 players for a day long camp on running, blocking, throwing and catching.

        The camp was a combined effort of the Maryville Patriots, Overdale Chiefs and Brooks Saints and the Louisville Bulls, a local semi-pro team.

  • First meeting not pleasant

        I recently had the displeasure of learning a valuable lesson first hand - politics can get very ugly.

        While covering a special meeting of Bullitt Fiscal Court I watched a hand full of county officials let their personal feelings get in the way of the people’s business as they bickered over issues that should’ve been discussed and resolved behind closed doors.

  • Paul draws warm crowd

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The crowd came to see Dr. Rand Paul Thursday evening and they weren’t disappointed.

        Although Paul’s scheduled speaking time was moved up an hour, a healthy crowd still filled the Shepherdsville First Street Park to hear the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate speak about the ills of the country.

        As part of the Voices for Independency rally, Paul said he appreciated the opportunity to speak to the people without any manipulation by the media.