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Today's News

  • Parks board to be shelved; new group to give advice

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The muddy situation relating to the county parks and recreation department and the newly-created parks board appears to be getting much clearer.

  • Business, schools show off their wares Monday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The longer you can stay around and be healthy, the longer you can help donate to your local school.

  • Down on Fifth caps off family festival Saturday

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A central Kentucky band is shaking up the bluegrass music scene and one of its members calls Bullitt County home. 

  • COYLE'S CORNER 09/19/12

     This week Paul Coyle takes a look at tax increases implemented by Bullitt Fiscal Court and Bullitt County Public Schools.

  • Time now to get land-use plan finished

     Within the next month, the Bullitt County Planning Commission will have a number of companies interested in completing the final portion of the comprehensive land-use plan.

  • Franke brings different approach to furniture

     HILLVIEW - A local businessman plans to incorporate personal skills and conscious in hopes of offering quality furniture products at a reasonable price.

    Franke's Furniture and Mattress opened in July, featuring new and used furniture pieces collected by owner Mark Franke.

    A Brooks resident, Franke decided to try the furniture business after 15 years in construction. His idea came about after fixing furniture pieces for a peddler's mall.

  • Eagles take control early, often in big 50-7 victory over Valley

          HEBRON ESTATES - There would be no question about the distractions of homecoming.

         And there would be no need to ask about any rust having coming off a bye week.

         And any discussion about overlooking an opponent who gave up 74 points to cross-county rival Bullitt Central the week before.

         Brett Newton's North Bullitt Eagles set the tone early and often in its 50-7 victory Friday night over the Valley Vikings.

  • Chargers get back to a winning formula

          LOUISVILLE - Scoring just 19 seconds into the contest, the Bullitt East Chargers were off and galloping Friday as they rolled past Waggener 57-14.

         The quick start bolted the Chargers to a 33-0 lead at halftime and the red and gold were never challenged in the second half.

         A year ago, Bullitt East beat the Wildcats 55-0.

         The win exorcised a poor outing a week earlier when the Chargers fell at Spencer County 27-0.

  • Cougars make it three straight with win

          NICHOLASVILLE - After trailing 8-7 at the end of the first quarter, the Bullitt Central Cougars on five straight possessions on Friday and beat homestanding East Jessamine 39-23.

         Other than allowing a long kick-off return for a touchdown midway through the second quarter, Bullitt Central was in control for most of the game. The Cougars led 26-15 at halftime and it was 39-23 after three quarters as neither team scored down the stretch.

  • Additional funds to allow MW sidewalk project to go forward

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A long awaited sidewalk project may soon get underway in Mount Washington. 

    Three years after the city received a grant to replace the sidewalks along Old Bardstown Road in downtown Mount Washington, mayor Joetta Calhoun recently shared that she received a contract authorizing additional grant funds to get the project moving. 

    Last year, the city council unanimously approved a resolution to accept a $178,200 grant from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to install new sidewalks from Highway 44 to Snapp Street.