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Today's News

  • Resident displays pride in military

        BELLS MILL - A&I Heating and Air Conditioning owner Kay Isabel is known for her elaborate holiday displays in front of the shop on Bells Mill Road.

        Her latest involves hand-made life-sized soldiers holding American flags in honor of the Independence Day holiday.

        Isabel created the soldiers herself, four in total. Each soldier represents a different military branch.

  • Energizing performance: Bullitt Lick energy tips earns group national recognition

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A local school group has earned a national award for its energy conservation and education.

        The Bullitt Lick Middle School NEED Team (Natural Energy Education Development) received the 2010 Junior Level School of the Year award from The NEED Project, an organization promoting an energy conscious and educated society.

  • Crusade Cruisin'

    The Lebanon Junction Fire Department and the Old Fashion Day Committee hosted events recently downtown to raise money for the Crusade for Children.

    The highlight of the event was a custom car show contest at the town square.

    LJFD volunteers served up food and drinks for the participants with proceeds donated to the Crusade.

    Car show judge Kimberly Shumaker received a donation from Lebanon Junction resident Bob Hartlage of 1,500 pennies.

  • Motor Mania at the 2010 Bullitt Co. Fair

    If it had a motor you could probably have raced it, pulled it or crashed it at the 2010 Bullitt County Fair.

    It didn’t make any difference if it had two or four wheels.The annual summer spectacular had action every night in the lower arena.

    The action started with figure-8 races on the first night and continued with a GardenTractor Pull, a Truck Pull, the ATV & Motorcycle Dirt Drag to the Demo Derby on Friday.

    The final motor event was on Saturday night with Mud Racing.

  • Former Parks director Kendall Grant dies at 44

        PLEASANT GROVE - Kendall Scott Grant, long-time director of the Bullitt County Parks and Recreation Department, died on Saturday, July 10, 2010.

        The Bullitt County native had been fighting a lengthy battle with cancer and two months ago resigned as parks director, a position he held since 1996.

        Grant earned his bachelor's degree with a special concentration in sports administration. He also enjoyed coaching youth sports teams.

  • Hockenbury inks for Spalding

    HEBRON ESTATES - Wearing yellow cleats during the high school season may have paid big dividends for North Bullitt Lady Eagle senior Kaleigh Hockenbury.

    The flashy shoes attracted the attention of Spalding head coach Kevin Cromwell when he came out to watch Hockenbury and her teammates in a game against Male last fall. The coach stayed in contact with the senior and recently Hockenbury signed all the necessary papers to play the sport at Spalding for the next four years.

  • Drug court honors first class of grads with celebration

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Monday was a day of celebration for six members of the Bullitt County Drug Court.

    It was also a homecoming, of sorts.

    On this first graduation ceremony for participants in the drug court, Family Court judge Elise Givhan Spainhour said she could see the twinkle return to the eyes of the graduates. It was a look that more familiar.

    “Welcome home,” Spainhour told the graduates. “I see people who aren’t where you are today. I see the true you.”

  • East players in All-Star game

        LOUISVILLE - Bullitt East will be well represented on Saturday night at the Kentucky High School Basketball Coaches’ Association Fifth to Eighth Region Junior All-Star game at Bellarmine University.

        The girls’ game will start at 6 p.m. and will include seniors-to-be Lindey Young and Jessica Philpott competing for the West Squad that has six players from both the Fifth and Sixth Regions taking part.

  • Wrecker talks lead to crash course

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - In order to provide wrecker service for the Shepherdsville Police Department, you will soon have to pass a test.

        It’s not a written test but a test of whether you meet the criteria required to be placed on the rotational list of three wrecker services.

        Before the 4-2 passage of the ordinance, there were some heated comments, including some from an attorney representing a service which will no longer be eligible for work within the city.

  • Congratulations to fair board on successful week

    After a long, hot week at the Bullitt County Fair, we take a few moments to thanks those who volunteer their time to make this happen.

    Despite the hot weather, attendance at the county fair was the third highest in history.

    The fair board members put in unbelievable hours during the actual event - in addition to their regular jobs.

    The inmates at the Bullitt County Detention Center also put in hundreds of hours to help set up and take down the fair. Plus, each day, they were brought there to clean up the facilities.