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Today's News

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Nov. 15

     

        The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following area roadwork scheduled for the week of November 15:

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  • Info about city sewer line may be enough to answer questions

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Coming into Monday night’s meeting, councilman Scott Ellis had heard enough rumors and he was going to ask state auditors to look at the sewer projects currently underway in Shepherdsville.

        However, after hearing some information for the first time, Ellis has at least temporarily backed off of his request for a state audit.

  • Eagles in total control against Vikings

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  • J.C. Thompson, former mayor, businessman, passes away

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A man who served as mayor of the city of Shepherdsville in the 1960s has died.

        Joseph C. Thompson, 84, passed away on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010.

        J.C. served as mayor for the city of Shepherdsville from 1962-66. It was during that time that work was done to get sewers for the city.

        He was also known as the owner/operator of a grocery store and retired after many years as owner of an insurance agency in Shepherdsville.

  • Zoneton students trying to improve on fitness, nutrition

        ZONETON - Statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control show that Kentucky may need to shed a few pounds.

        In 2009 Kentucky had the fourth highest obesity rate in America with 31.5 percent of Kentuckians overweight, according to the CDC. Only Mississippi, Louisiana  and Tennessee had higher obesity rates.

  • BE’s local CC meet a big success

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Cross country, which is having somewhat of a break-out season, took another big step forward  Thursday when for the first time in at least 20 years and the first time ever at Bullitt East, there was a local  meet held.

        Both Bullitt East and North Bullitt took to the big field across from Bullitt East High School and some vacant lots further back in that subdivision to compete in one race with everyone taking part. Girls and boys ran in the one race along with varsity and junior-varsity runners all at one time.

  • Residents will get water but...

        LEBANON JUNCTION - Jim Brammell was very clear in stating that the 14 homeowners along Mount Carmel Church Road would be in line to get water service.

        However, whether the residents will get the “equality” they are seeking has yet to be decided.

        A group of residents from the Mount Carmel Church area spent Monday afternoon with members of the Louisville Water Company’s Bullitt County Advisory board at its quarterly meeting.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of Nov. 8

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following area roadwork scheduled for the week of November 8:

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    Bullitt County:

    Routine maintenance

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    Jefferson County:

  • Lawsuit filed in jailer's race

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Just hours after a recanvass revealed no change in the vote count, Paul Watkins filed a lawsuit against the Bullitt County Board of Elections asking for a more detailed look at the Nov. 2 general election.

        Just before the 4 p.m. deadline on Friday, Watkins filed a suit asking for a recount of the jailer's race, which he lost by 55 votes to Martha Knox.

  • Saluting the veterans at Old Mill

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Old Mill Elementary students recently had the opportunity to learn more about the folks who serve the United States in uniform.

        On Veterans Day 14 current and retired members of the U.S. Armed Forces were recognized by students during a school-wide assembly in the gymnasium.

        After the assembly, the special guests went to various classrooms where they shared a little about their time in the military and what it’s like working to defend the United States.