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Today's News

  • Best of Paul Coyle: New Year's Day

     This week's Best of Coyle is a classic from New Year's Day 2009.

  • Enthusiasm key ingredient in board's selection of Schweiss as library leader

     He’s here. And ready to work. The library board recently announced the new director of Bullitt County Public Library system—Joe Schweiss.

    Schweiss replaces longtime director Randy Matlow about three months after his leave.

    Orginally from Holland, Mich., Schweiss is currently working at the director of the Henry County Public Library and will start in Bullitt County on Jan. 2.

    Library board director Pam Polston said they chose Schweiss as the new director because of his enthusiasm.

  • BOA reduces Amazon's parking spots

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- As walls are going up on several light industrial properties, the Bullitt County Board of Adjustment recently dealt with a couple of variance requests.

  • Social host will return in spring

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Discussions on whether adults who host parties for their underage children should be held responsible for any actions will return to Bullitt Fiscal Court.
    But that talk about the social host ordinance isn't expected to occur until late spring or early summer.
    Thrissie Dohn, a member of the Partners in Prevention group in Bullitt County, attempted last fall to get Bullitt Fiscal Court to accept the ordinance.
    However, there was never any formal vote by fiscal court.

  • Variances OK'd for growth in industrial parks

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- As walls are going up on several light industrial properties, the Bullitt County Board of Adjustment recently dealt with a couple of variance requests.
    Variances were sought for a pair of light industrial properties -- one built and the other under construction.
    Amazon sought one variance to reduce the size of parking spaces and another to increase the number of spaces.
    Keith Holtz of QK4 said the existing building on Cedar Grove Road next to the Zappos.com/Amazon facility was built in 2007.

  • Bullitt East Classic displays array of talent

    MOUNT WASHINGTON Ð ItÕs going to be a wide-open season amongst the top girlsÕ teams in the Jefferson County area this season and that was certainly on display in the Vision First/Schmid Funeral Home Bullitt East Classic the weekend before Christmas.

    The championship game on Monday went down to the wire before BallardÕs Brandy Ray dribbled nearly the length of the floor in the final :05.5 and then hit a short jumper from the free throw line as the Lady Bruins beat Bullitt East 52-50.

  • Eagles see mixed results before holiday tourney

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- In the final tune-up for both teams before each entered holiday tournament play, North Bullitt traveled to Dixie Highway for a doubleheader with Sixth Region rival Holy Cross and the green and gold came home with a split of the two games.
    The North Bullitt Lady Eagles remained undefeated on the Friday before Christmas with a 70-59 decision over the Lady Cougars.

  • Bullitt East falls short from the final in tourney

    MOUNT WASHINGTON Ð The Bullitt East Chargers have already proven that they can handle success this season, but they showed veteran head coach Bob Blackburn that they can also handle some adversity in the first of two holiday tournaments the squad will take part in over a ten-day period.

  • Stacked schedule proves to be too much for Cougars

    SHEPHERDSVILLE Ð Forced to play two games in one day after driving to Bowling Green for the Warren East Christmas Tournament proved to be just a little too much for the Bullitt Central Cougars on the weekend prior to Christmas.
    Still, it was a successful trip as the team bounced back two days later to claim third place in the eight-team event with a win over South Warren.

  • Beautification project still alive for Highway 245

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--The battle for beauty at the Highway 245 exit  and entrance ramps continued at December’s meeting for the Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist & Convention Commission Tuesday.