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Today's News

  • Central rallies for key 24th District win

    OKOLONA - Who says you need to play a solid 32 minutes to win an important district basketball game?

    The Bullitt Central Cougars came up well short of that goal on Tuesday, but a really strong four minutes worked out just fine for coach Joe Pat Lee’s team. Bullitt Central ended Tuesday’s contest at Southern with an 11-to-1 run, rallying for a 46-43 victory.

    The win moved Bullitt Central to 3-3 while Southern dropped to 2-2.

  • Icy way to close out a school semester

        Shepherdsville - Bullitt Countians were greeted with cold, ice and snow over the past week but the inclement weather resulted in few problems.

        The Bullitt County Public Schools were closed on Thursday and Friday, giving students an early Christmas gift as classes will not resume until Jan. 3. Of course, students will now be in class until May 27.

  • Those in cold, long line no ‘chickens’ to seek food

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – When AJ Faught heard that Kentucky Fried Chicken was returning to Mount Washington and that the restaurant chain was offering a year supply of free chicken to those first in line for the grand opening he was determined to be one of them.

    Faught braved the frigid cold to become the first in line for the KFC Mount Washington grand opening on Tuesday, Dec. 14, arriving around 7:30 a.m. before anyone else.

  • Calendar to remain very similar for BC schools

                 SHEPHERDSVILLE - Despite the controversy over early release days and many requests to extend fall break from three to five days, the Bullitt County Public School Board recently voted to approve a 2011-2012 school year calendar that's almost identical to the current calendar.

  • 'Dear Santa' Websites?

      More than 60 domain names have been registered in the name of Santa Claus, offering children a wide range of opportunities to persuade St. Nick via email that they were not at all naughty in 2010. Before allowing children to share any personal information with a “Letter to Santa” Website, the Better Business Bureau Children’s Advertising Review Unit (CARU) recommends adults carefully review the sites to determine who is seeking the information, how it will be used, and whether information will be shared with third parties.

  • BBB reminds online users to protect personal information

     BBB wants to remind online users to protect their personal information. This comes after recent data breaches involving McDonalds, Walgreens, and the online media company, Gawker.

  • Mistakes to avoid when donating to a charity

     Every holiday, billions of dollars are donated to worthy causes and now more than ever charities need the support of donors to help those who are struggling.

    The BBB Wise Giving Alliance advises donors on how to avoid five common mistakes in order to ensure their dollar stretches the farthest in these tough economic times. BBB recommends donors avoid these common mistakes when donating to a charity this holiday:

  • Winterizing Your Vehicle Can Save Cold Cash

     The last thing any driver needs is a vehicle that breaks down in cold, harsh winter weather. Winterizing your vehicle should be a top priority, saving you from the inconvenience of being stranded out in the cold.

    An investment of an hour or two to have your vehicle checked is all it takes to have peace of mind and help avoid the cost and hassle of unexpected emergency repairs.

  • Almost snow for Christmas

     

       It's not exactly the white Christmas everyone hoped for.

    A winter storm blanketed Bullitt County and surrounding areas with a sheet of ice early Thursday morning.

    Bullitt County Public Schools were closed at 4:45 a.m. due to the dangerous early morning road conditions. Officials closed Friday classes at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, extending the Christmas break.

    The area was under a winter storm warning during the Wednesday/Thursday overnight hours. Freezing rain began to fall around 11 p.m. Wednesday.

  • Fatal accident on 245 near Clermont

    Clermont – On December 14, 2010, at 5:43 pm Eastern time, Kentucky State Police Post 04 was called to the scene of a fatal accident on KY-245, approximately 2 miles south of Clermont. 

    It has been determined that a 2003 Ford Econoline van, operated by Mary R Cloyd (age 27 of Bardstown, KY), was traveling north on KY-245, when, for unknown reason, the vehicle traveled off of the right side of the roadway and struck a guardrail.