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Today's News

  • Central picks up first district win

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central Cougars picked up their first victory of the season in 23rd District play on Wednesday when the maroon and gray traveled up I-65 and defeated Evangel 51-43.

         With games still remaining against Moore and Southern in February, the Cougars now stand 1-1 in the games that will be used to seed the upcoming tournament which will be played at North Bullitt.

  • East sweeps past district rival Fern Creek

          FERN CREEK - It took a few minutes for the Bullitt East Chargers to get their Kentucky Legs back under themselves after spending five days in Missouri, but once they did on Tuesday, the red and gold cruised past 24th District rival Fern Creek 60-40.

         The win was the 18th this season for the Chargers who have only one loss against a team from Kentucky.

  • Mt. Washington finds way to save phone money

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Mount Washington officials recently entered into an agreement with a major cellular service provider that will put more coin in the city's coffers. 

    During their last regular meeting, members of the Mount Washington City Council voted to allow Mayor Joetta Calhoun to sign a lease agreement between the city and New Cingular Wireless, formerly known as AT&T Wireless.

    Under the contract the company agrees to pay the city $200 more per month to lease space on the city's Armstrong Lane water tower for three antennas.

  • Shepherdsville to begin seeing benefit of inceptor line

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - The long-debated, often-questioned decision to run a large gravity-fed sewer line under the Salt River is starting to pay off.

         Over seven years ago, the city of Shepherdsville undertook a project to install a large interceptor line under the river to basically take all the sewage from north of the river to the treatment plant.

         This entailed creating a special project team with employees and equipment to do only that work.

  • 100 days smarter...

     On the 100th day of class at Crossroads Elementary, students got to share a little time with a very special guest. 

    Ruth Ball, who is 100 years young, came to school to meet with the students. 

    She is a relative of Luke Cox, a student at Crossroads. 

    Students throughout the school made hats which declared that they were 100 days smarter.

  • Grandpartents at BMS

     CLERMONT - Bernheim Middle School students celebrated a special breakfast with their grandparents.

    About 100 visitors joined students in the Bernheim Cafe.

    Momento photographs were taken, and grandparents joined students to visit the school's book fair.

    Principal Bobby Hart credited grandparents and all Bernheim families for their school participation throughout the semester.

    "Our community involvement is at an all-time high," Hart said.

  • Brooks gets fitness lesson during night workshops

     BROOKS - Brooks Elementary hosted a Family Fitness Night in conjunction with grant funding from the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative (OVEC) Project BALANCE.

    Sarah Adkins, a Brooks teacher and OVEC Project Balance Healthy Lifestyle coach, said the grant was offered to improve and increase students' daily physical activity, cardiovascular fitness levels and healthy eating habits.

  • Work underway to grow Paroquet Springs facility

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - More than a year and a half after the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist and Convention Commission first envisioned a grand patio adorning the front of Paroquet Springs Conference Center their vision has finally come to fruition. 

    Having entered into an agreement with Brooks contractor EH Construction, the commission recently broke ground on an elaborate garden patio, which is expected to be completed by this spring, weather permitting. 

  • Garbage bids to be awarded Monday

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - City officials in Shepherdsville wanted a little time to sort through bids submitted by three companies before awarding its next garbage collection contract.

         Current franchise holder Eco-Tech was joined by Waste Management and Rumpke in the bidding process.

         The present contract was extended to March 31, 2013, to give Shepherdsville officials time to look at its present ordinance and to give companies time to present a proposal.

  • Icy Friday results in dicey ride on roads

          LEBANON JUNCTION - Parts of the county escaped the light path of freezing rain which sweep across the area on Friday morning.

         But others got just enough of the frozen precipitation to make driving and walking hazardous.

         As a result, students in the Bullitt County Public School System got an unexpected three-day vacation as classes were cancelled on Friday.