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Today's News

  • 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.

  • New and improved Comfort Inn features indoor water park

    HILLVIEW - Bullitt County may have a new hidden treasure within its boundaries.

    The new and improved Comfort Inn officially opened featuring the Pirates Bay Indoor Water Park.

    Local officials gathered along with Comfort Inn owners for an official ribbon cutting celebration to introduce the water park and hotel updates to the public.

    The 10,000 square foot water park is open 365 days a year. General manager Angel Frizzell said the park was open to the public and accessible without purchasing a hotel room.

  • Transition between parks, YMCA begins with basketball season

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - With the agreement in place for the Bullitt County YMCA to manage the sports programs currently offered by the county’s parks and recreation, work has already begun on the transition.

    The Bullitt County Parks Board chairman Steve Larimore said he was very pleased that interim parks director Ed Etherton had already met with YMCA executive director June Daugherty just a day after fiscal court approved the management agreement.