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Today's News

  • Chess program well positioned to grow even more in new year

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - There were 89 competitors after the crown, using mental capacities to attain their goals.

    Only so many could leave with the title of Bullitt County chess champion.

    The competitors gathered at Crossroads Elementary for the first annual county chess tournament sponsored by Bullitt County Public Schools.

    Every county elementary and middle school hosted a chess team this year thanks to support by the school board to promote the cerebral sport.

  • County may take different route to look at processes

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The fears of a costly “forensic” audit may have been alleviated.

    But there will be some cost to figure out the questions Bullitt Fiscal Court wants answered to prevent a recent overpayment issue from reoccurring.

    Simon Keemer, a representative of Dean Dorton Ford PSC certified public accounting firm, said that a“forensic” audit is something that wouldn’t apply to the county’s situation.

  • Planners won’t endorse parking space amendment

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — On a regular basis, applicants come before the Bullitt County Board of Adjustment for what has become a routine request.

  • James W. Hardaway Scholarship

     Elizabeth Clardy, daughter of Jesse and Shannon Clardy, is the recipient of the James W. Hardaway Memorial Scholarship Fund.

    Hester Belle Hardaway, widow of James, left funds at The Peoples Bank of Bullitt County for a scholarship fund.

    Each year, a high school graduate in Bullitt County whose parent has an active checking account at the bank is selected for the scholarship.

    Bill Hardy, chairman of The Peoples Bank of Bullitt County, presented the check to Clardy.

  • Making Bullitt County Work Ready

     A committee of individuals in the community are working on a project to help Bullitt County apply for certification in the very prestigious state Work Ready program.

    The group, chaired by county judge Melanie Roberts and school superintendent Keith Davis, is working on the application process which assesses many aspects of the community.

    Certification in the program could give the county a major step forward in recruiting jobs and residents in the future.

  • Blue Lick U-15 All-Stars fall 3-2 in state final game

     OWENSBORO – Stewart Currie stood tall on the mound and at the plate Friday night for his Owensboro-Daviess County All-Stars.

  • Crash at Village Lane and North Bardstown

    MOUNT WASHINGTON-- A three car wreck at Village Lane and North Bardstown Road this evening caused quite the back up in traffic.

    Reportedly, two people were unconscious at the scene. A helicopter landed shortly after to transport those in critical condition to the hospital.

  • Hebron Middle School Archery Team competes at World Tournament

     Participating in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) competition was quite a thrill for Hebron Middle School students and coaches.

    With a team score of 3,078, they were only 12 points away from early registration…for the World Tournament in St. Louis, MO.

  • Local filmmaker proves that scary can also be rewarding

     HILLVIEW - In a world where there are no happy endings, Craig Everett Earl couldn’t be happier.

  • Free, reduced lunch forms available online

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - To make the mound of back to school paperwork a little smaller for parents, Bullitt County Public Schools Food Services has moved the free and reduced meal benefits application online this year.