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Today's News

  • Blazing Start: Biffle Advances To Round 2 Of The “Drive for the Cover” Campaign

     DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Greg Biffle is off to a memorable start in this 2012 season.

    First, he occupies the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points lead for 11 consecutive weeks. And now, he takes down five-time champion Jimmie Johnson in Round 1 of the NASCAR The Game: Inside Line “Drive for the Cover” Facebook campaign by a scant one percent margin of victory.

    Round 1 of the tournament saw several very close matchups, leading to some fascinating pairings in Round 2, which begins today.

  • You heard it right... Stillwell selected queen of the fair

     BERNHEIM - Stefanie Elizabeth Stillwell knew that there were a lot of beautiful girls she was competing against on Monday night as the Miss Bullitt County Fair Pageant kicked off the annual week long summer festival.

  • BC's Jackson takes skills to Campbellsville football

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A player that Bullitt Central head football coach Danny Leasor considered one of his 'smartest' players, Nathan Jackson recently decided to take his football skills and mentality to Campbellsville University starting the fall.
     Jackson had a signing of his scholarship papers in the Bullitt Central library in front of family, coaches and Cougar players.

  • BE has a long, short week in Owensboro

     OWENSBORO - What started as a week filled with high hopes, quickly turned into frustration for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers as they competed in the 2012 Rawlings/Kentucky State Softball Tournament at Jack C. Fischer Park in Owensboro.

  • City of Mount Washington hosts this summer's Farmer's Market

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - After the Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Office decided not to hold its farmer's market in Mount Washington this year many locals held out hope that the market would somehow continue.
     Thanks to the city of Mount Washington the farmer's market will return on Saturday, June 23.
     Having heard from several local residents who wanted to see the market return, Mayor Joetta Calhoun appointed the city's Main Street program manager to coordinate the summer-long event.

  • Lebanon Junction takes full run at summer of Farmers' Market fun

    LEBANON JUNCTION - The Lebanon Junction Farmers Market recently kicked off at Lebanon Junction Memorial Park on Main Street.
    There you'll find everything local and lots of smiling faces.
    One of those faces will be local farmer Dayle Eskridge, who coordinates the community market.
    Eskridge said the market had a great response when it began last year.
    When asked how the market fared he responded, "Good enough to do it again."

  • Community education program may end June 30 if fund-raising efforts fail

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - If you are one of the thousands of individuals who have enjoyed learning dance steps, computer skills or photography tips over the years through the Bullitt County Community Education program, your days of taking future classes could be bleak.
     With a $20,000 state grant in jeopardy, the Bullitt County program is facing elimination at the end of June. And the deadline to help the program survive for another year is just days away.

  • Small Town Gallery gives big-time exposure to local artists with show

     BROOKS - For Betty Whitt, there has been a long-term push to get more community awareness of the talented artists who live in the Bullitt County area.
     As owner of Small Town Gallery, with her husband, Dennis, Whitt knows there is plenty of talent. The question is how to get it in front of the public.
     Being a member of the Bullitt County Arts Council, Whitt has been pushing for more shows.

  • Queries get pointed over county budget

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Proposed changes by two magistrates for the 2012-13 budget should be in all members' hands.
     The second reading of the budget is planned for Tuesday, June 19.
     "What's the holdup?" resident Sandy Higgins asked of magistrates Joe Laswell and John Bradshaw.
     The two magistrates said they would be offering changes to the budget proposed by County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts in May. However, those changes would not be completed until June 8.

  • BBB’s Top 10 Summer Job Scam Tip-offs

     Better Business Bureau is warning university and high school students looking for work this summer to be careful to avoid job scams.

    Many Internet and newspaper ads have postings that claim: “sum­mer job, make $300 a day!” or “last year our employ­ees made $10,000 over the sum­mer.”

    Here are 10 tip-offs that the “employment opportunity” could be a scam: