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Today's News

  • Students need to look for their special 'spark'

    Editor’s Note: The following is a story on a seminar held for students during the past school year. It is a perfect way for students to get the year started.

    HEBRON ESTATES - What sparked you to do what you do?

    A panel of adults from all walks of life recently talked with a group of North Bullitt High School students. Part of that discussion was to light a spark in the minds of the juniors and seniors in attendance.

  • Connect at Bernheim to return

    CONNECT at Bernheim is a nighttime collision of art, music, science and technology around Lake Nevin. Artists, scientists, naturalists, progressive thinkers and innocent bystanders unite in this celebration of creativity and technology-informed, infused and surrounded by nature.

    CONNECT is Bernheim’s grand invitation for all to experiment, play, dance and dream. One can participate in the madness or simply enjoy the sights and sounds.

    Saturday, Sept. 11 5:52pm - 9:52pm (Two hours before and after sunset). Enter at the Sunset Amphitheatre on Lake Nevin.

  • First zoning hurdle cleared for 200 jobs

        HILLVIEW - The first step to what may be landing a manufacturing plant that could eventually hire up to 200 employees was taken last week.

        However, the public hearing before the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission got off to a rocky start.

        Needing an attorney to represent the Willabrook, Inc. partnership, John Wooldridge stepped to the forefront to present that case, as well as his client’s, G.W. Chandler.

  • North ready to battle Wildcats

        HEBRON ESTATES - The North Bullitt Eagles will get a chance to use some of their newly acquired confidence on Friday when they play host to Waggener in the final non-district regular season game until the final game of the season.

        North Bullitt snapped a nine-game losing streak last week with a 21-7 victory over Woodford County and they will be looking for more this week.

        A year ago, the Eagles turned back Waggener 23-9.

  • Brainstorming held to bring ACT scores up in area

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The fact that Bullitt County Public Schools’ ACT composite score has fallen behind the state’s average over the past few months has prompted concerns that perhaps BCPS students aren’t as prepared as they could be for college or life after high school.

  • Bernheim students make impressive Beta performance

    CLERMONT - A total of 36 Bernheim Middle School students competed in the National Junior Beta Club convention in Louisville.

    Participants were students previously place in the top three in their events at the state level.

    The overall theme of this year’s competition was “Circle of Winners,” playing on a horse racing theme to honor Louisville as the host city.

    Kristina Glidewell’s 24x36 watercolor painting of three race horses coming head on won top honors.

  • Shepherdsville Police investigate domestic shooting

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Shepherdsville Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 1800 block of KY 44W shortly after midnight on 2 September.

        Officers responded on a report of a female victim suffering from a single gunshot wound as a result of a domestic assault.

        The victim, Connie Polly, 43 y/o white female, was taken to University Hospital.

  • Moffett hopes to bring common sense answers to state's problems

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Phil Moffett has a huge task. But it is an important one for the future of the state.

        Moffett, a Louisville businessman, has filed as a Republican candidate for the office of governor, a race to be contested in 2011.

        He made an appearance recently at the Voices of Democracy meeting.

        “I’m not a politician,” Moffett told a crowd of about two dozen people. “I’m just really sick and tired of being sick and tired.”

  • Man on mission to show it's never time to give up on life

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- After losing much of his hearing to a massive stroke in 1988 and surviving another one four years later, Mycle Brandy suffered a third stroke in 1997 that rendered his right side paralyzed, confining him to a wheel chair.

        To many, it seemed the 46 -year-old might never fully recover, but Brandy was determined to walk again.

        “It was a hard one to overcome,” Brandy said. “But I’m pretty stubborn.”

  • Ed Snider, charter planning member, dies at age of 90

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A man who was the last charter member of the Bullitt County Joint Planning Commission to retire several years ago, died on Friday, Sept. 10.

    Edward W. Snider, 90, of eastern Bullitt County, passed away on Friday.

    He was a farmer, a retired employee of General Electric and a World War II Marine Corp veteran.

    He was a former chaplain for the VFW Post 5710 in Shepherdsville and a former member of the 4-H and FFA councils and a member of Kings Baptist Church.